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  1. Delete File Folder

    Please let us delete file folders without the content deletion on the individual level. This is time consuming.

    59 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. explorer metadata

    The new OneDrive Sharepoint experience changes the way synchronization works for Sharepoint, improving it on several levels.

    Working with synced libraries is still a subpar experience because Windows is still unaware of many functionalities of Sharepoint:


    • Metadata columns - they can't be seen or used as search terms. If a custom metadata column is "required" instead of "optional", synced share becomes read-only. Firstly, Metadata columns should sync and viewable in explorer. They should also be editable (if the user has permissions).


    • Views - The default views from Sharepoint should also sync to Explorer and the user should be able to…

    59 votes
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  3. Fix is locked for shared use

    For whatever reasons, when working with files, I get the "is locked for shared use by" message when trying to move a file. And I am the one locking the file... How can I lock the file myself ? I run no flows, I have only shared the file to the user. Those kind of issues are very annoying and very specific to SharePoint mysteries. End users don't understand those messages. After a while the lock seems released.

    58 votes
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    20 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Improve the feature to display the borders of the table properly in the modern UI.

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    モダンUIのカスタム リストにおいて、複数行テキストに挿入した表の罫線を表示させる機能について

    Improve the feature to display the borders of the table properly in the modern UI.


    ■Description(内容)
    カスタム リストの列に複数行テキスト形式の列を作成し、その列に表を挿入した際に、クラッシック表示では表の罫線が表示されるが、モダン表示だと表の罫線が表示されない。
    表の機能として、罫線の表示がないと大変見にくいため、モダン表示のカスタムリストにおいても、列内で表の罫線が表示されるように機能拡充を希望します。

    I am aware of that when I created multiline texts on the columns of custom lists and inserted the table into the custom list, the borders of the table were not displayed in modern UI despite the table borders were displayed in the Classic UI.
    It is hard to see the table without borders, so I hope the feature will be improved to display the borders even in the modern UI.

    Thank you for your…

    58 votes
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  5. Ability to apply "Protect Document" (read-only recommended) on a folder or library

    Our organization appreciates the modern option under File | Info | Protect Document to set files to "read-only recommended" instead of modifying permissions. It allow for files to still be easily collaborated on while preventing accidental changes. Brilliant!

    We are finding an increasing amount of scenarios where all files stored in a specific folder or library would benefit from the option to mass-apply this setting. Essentially, providing the flexibility to put a gate on reference files that should stay static unless edits are necessary.

    57 votes
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  6. Enable Download Alerts in SharePoint & OneDrive for Business

    Would be great to get notification alerts when a file or files are downloaded from SharePoint or OneDrive for Business. Alerts work well for uploading or adding a file or files, deleting a file or folder etc. I understand it may be able to happen via PowerShell?.. but not sure. Have opened ticket for same and will follow up.

    Download notifications for all... all for one and one for all !

    57 votes
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  7. Add "Download a Copy" to "Get a link" options

    Within a team/group/sharepoint site we are able to "Get a link" for documents stored in a document library within one of those sites. When I click get a link, I get a URL as follows:

    https://travismathew.sharepoint.com/sites/corpsalesteam/_layouts/15/guestaccess.aspx?docid=11584311cc4ce4d7ca41ebd0286eefb95&authkey=AScTJfwGWWN6CqKfwr0Aoo0&expiration=2017-06-16T18%3a24%3a29.000Z

    This takes the user directly to a document in the Word Online view. I can then change the guestaccess.aspx part of the URL to download.aspx and the URL now functionally allows a user to download a copy of the document.

    Making manual modifications to this URL is not effective, and there should be a way for users to easily click "Get a link" and…

    57 votes
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  8. In document library search

    I am missing the "In document library search" which was availlable in the classic experience of the document library.

    57 votes
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  9. Hide Grouped By Column Name

    When using a group by view on a modern page, having the name of the Column is worthless.

    Can we just have the metadata that is tagged on the item show up in the grouped by view header like a folder name.

    we do not need ColumnName:Tag as our grouped by headers any more.

    56 votes
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  10. Download restriction for PDF files

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    PDF ファイルのダウンロード制御について

    Download restriction for PDF files


    ■Description(内容):
    現在の動作としては、[閲覧のみ] の権限を付与しても、ファイル ハンドラーを備えたファイルのみの制御となるため、ファイル ハンドラーを備えていない PDF ファイルなどについても権限でダウンロードの制御などをできるように機能の拡充を要望します。

    If [View Only] permission was granted to files to restrict users from downloading those files, only files with File Handler can be the target of download restriction.
    I hope you to expand this range to be able to restrict downloading files without File Handler such as PDF files.

    54 votes
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  11. Automatically create albums in a SharePoint picture libraries

    Onedrive can automatically create albums based on pictures metadata; we should be able to achieve this in an intranet -> in a SharePoint picture libraries

    53 votes
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  12. multiple document check in

    I need to be able to check in multiple documents at once. I cannot be wasting time checking in 30 documents one at a time! This feature is available on classic SharePoint. Why would you remove that?

    52 votes
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  13. Notify Your Team message

    Can you please remove "Notify your team" notification? It is very annoying as I upload many, many files every day. Is it possible to have a setting to turn this off?

    51 votes
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  14. No Search Bars

    This new view does not have the search bars. We have spent a lot of time teaching our staff to use the search bars. (There used to be two: one to search for files within current folder and one to search the entire site.) Please give them back!!!

    51 votes
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  15. 49 votes
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  16. Enable deleting the version history for the files at once in SharePoint Document Library.

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):バージョン履歴の一括削除について
    Enable deleting the version history for the files at once in SharePoint Document Library.


    ■Description(内容):
    現時点での SharePoint Online の機能ではドキュメント ライブラリなどに保存されているファイルのバージョン履歴はファイル毎でしか削除を行うことできない。
    また、バージョン履歴の保持数を保持しているバージョン数よりも少ないバージョンに設定を変更しても、アイテムの編集を行わない限り古いバージョンが保持されたままの状態となる。
    作成されているバージョンをサイト単位またはライブラリ単位で一括削除や一括でバージョン履歴の保持数を指定した値に変更する機能の追加を希望いたします。
    Currently, we can only delete the version history of files stored in Document Library by each file.
    Also, the old version will be retained unless we edit the items when we change the setting of the preservation numbers of version history to less than we preserved.

    Therefore, we hope to add the feature that can be bulk deleted versions by each site or library or change the preservation number of version history to the…

    48 votes
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  17. Default Copy Link option should be Those who already have access

    Default Copy Link option should be "Those who already have access" so that the link we get is the pure one and we don't uselessly create a new URL

    48 votes
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  18. Allow expiration of all share types.

    Anonymous links can be set to expire. Links shared to anyone should also have the ability to expire.

    Check out Sharefile's service and the control you have over documents. Much more robust than SharePoint for small businesses in the modern age.

    47 votes
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  19. Delete files

    Please provide clear delete button for deleting files from Outlook 365 Groups.

    I want to delete a file that I accidentally uploaded and cannot find how, it is very frustrating.

    47 votes
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  20. File Search

    A file search on every folder screen would be extremely helpful. Especially considering you've added virtual scrolling when the folder contains several files; it can be a little tedious if the file is at the bottom and you have to wait on virtual scrolling to load more than once.

    46 votes
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