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  1. Drag and drop files directly to Sharepoint

    Enable users to drag and drop files directly to SharePoint from other applications, without having to download or save them to desktop first, which is a time-wasting step

    67 votes

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    3 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Missing ribbon menu, missing functions

    Where's the menu (ribbon) in the new look? Without menu there're many IMPORTANT functions missing.

    Please find a way to put back full functions. Otherwise the SharePoint is NOT USABLE in a real business environment.

    67 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  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.

    66 votes

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    23 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Documentset doesn't inherit the Library/Site settings to open documents in the client application.

    Documentset doesn't inherit the Library/Site settings to open documents in the client application. When I change the setting to open files in client application and create a new document in a document set it keeps using Office Online. When I create a new document directly from the library it does open the client Office application.

    Probably this is by design. But it shouldn't. Please let us know if this is fixed in the modern UI of document sets.

    65 votes

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    2 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Save Outlook Attachment to SP

    Upload a email attachment of the email itself to both onedrive and SharePoint location straight from web outlook.

    65 votes

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    11 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. 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.

    62 votes

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    4 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. 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 →
  8. 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…

    59 votes

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  9. Put field choices in alphabetical order

    The latest update to Sharepoint took away the ability to manually alphabetize the menu options in a "choice" field list. Now the new choices just get added to the bottom, which will make it much harder to search for the appropriate choice.

    58 votes

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    15 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Let me see and open email attachments from a .msg file in Document Library

    Currently it's not possible to view a .msg file on a document library and interact with the attachments directly. you need to download the .msg file and open it locally to see and interact with the attachments. More information: https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/SharePoint/Drag-drop-msg-into-document-library-cannot-open-attachments-Nor/td-p/449949

    56 votes

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  13. 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…

    55 votes

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  14. Document Links that work like Symbolic Links

    We have a desired company policy: A document lives in one place. Don't copy. Use versions.

    If users comply, we eliminate uncontrolled growth of "duplicate or similar" documents through copy and rename behavior.

    But there are frequent needs to have the document available in different contexts than can be provided by its master location. Giving different levels of access to different groups of users is one reason. While it can be overcome by assigning permissions directly, it's often easier and more natural to just have the file in the right location (Example: a specific Team channel).

    We want the ability…

    54 votes

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  15. 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

    54 votes

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  16. 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.

    52 votes

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  17. 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?

    52 votes

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  18. 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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  19. Solve the default content type bug in Document sets

    Currently files get the first document content type from the library when uploading the file in a document set. Even when the content type is not allowed in the document set this content type is selected.

    Please make sure the first available content type from the document set is selected when uploading a file in a document set.

    51 votes

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  20. 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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