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  1. Direct link to document

    Give the ability to retrieve a direct link to a file like was shown in the callout. If you want to use a html/txt file as source in a Content Editor webpart, you have to manually type the url because the generated links using Get a Link won't work.

    42 votes
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    1 comment  ·  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…

    41 votes
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  3. Required metadata not required when creating new modern file

    I have several columns of required metadata on a modern document library. I can use the New -> Word document, New -> Excel document, etc. and create new files and the system never prompts me to fill in the required information. I feel this should either take place inside of the web based file editor OR prior to the file committing to the Library. Neither takes place.

    Also, when you create a new file and just close it out it also commits a new file to the library without prompting for the required metadata fields.

    40 votes
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  4. restore the behavior that is a display mode by default when opening the files from a document library.

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名): ドキュメント ライブラリからファイル開く際の動作について

    Regarding the behavior when opening the files from a document library.

    ■Description_ JP (内容):この度、ドキュメント ライブラリから Word と PowerPoint のファイルを開くと規定で編集モードで開くように動作が変っている。編集モードで開かれることで、誤った操作により編集が上書きされるなど、意図しない編集がされる可能性がある。既定で表示モードで開くようにもとの動作に戻すことを希望します。

    I am aware that the behavior has changed into the default edit mode when opening Word and PowerPoint files from a document library. I would say there might be a possibility that some unintentional editing such as overridden details caused by some mistaken operations would be executed. Therefore, I hope the behavior of edit mode to revert.

    39 votes
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  5. Bulk approve/reject documents

    Ability to bulk 'approve/reject' documents.

    39 votes
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  6. 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.

    38 votes
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  7. View in File explorer

    The option to View in File Explorer (modern view) and Open with Explorer (classic view) stopped working for our O365 SharePoint document libraries recently. When in modern view if we select the option to View in File Explorer from the list of available library views we see the library return to classic mode but File Explorer never launches. If we attempt to use the Open with Explorer option from Classic mode ( Ribbon> Library Tab> Connect & Export section ) we also see that file explorer never launches. This was working fine for many of our users as of mid…

    38 votes
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  8. Enable "View in File Explorer" in Edge

    Please allow "View in File Explorer" in Edge (and other browsers would be nice).

    Windows is CONSTANTLY prompting to switch from IE to Edge, despite several functions only being available in IE.
    The O365 team even went so far as to make IE super easy to login to the portal via the account on which I am already logged into on windows, all the while IE added a "New Tab in Edge" option. Seems like a huge disconnect between Sharepoint and Windows/every other MS team to only allow these features in IE when every other MS team is moving away…

    38 votes
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  9. Search folder options

    Bring back folder options for search.

    Previously, in search, you could go directly to a folder that had the file you were looking for.

    Now, you can only open the file in the screen.

    38 votes
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  10. Show Document Library with the tree view in the Modern UI

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    モダン UI で ドキュメントライブラリをツリー表示にする方法を希望します。

    Show Document Library with the tree view in the Modern UI


    ■Description(内容):
    従来の UI であれば、[メタデータ ナビゲーションとフィルター処理] の機能でツリー表示が可能だが、モダン UI ではツリー表示ができない。
    モダン UI でもツリー表示ができるように動作変更を希望します

    In the Modern UI, we don’t have a feature to display the libraries with the tree view, which is available in the Classic UI “Metadata Navigation and filtering”.

    For improvement of usability, allow us to display the libraries with the tree view in the Modern UI as well.

    Thank you for your consideration.

    37 votes
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  11. 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.

    36 votes
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  12. 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.

    36 votes
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  13. "Modern" Libraries Should Respect "List Experience" Setting

    The List experience setting in List Settings / Advanced Settings seems to generally be ignored. I suspect that the user preference from one library is set with a cookie and that choice then applies to some other libraries, even across tenants.

    If you'd like us to use the "modern" library pages, we need a reliable way to turn them on and off - whether for all users or just for ourselves.

    This inconsistent behavior makes it extremely hard to debug issues, not to mention explain the value of the "modern" libraries in the first place.

    36 votes
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  14. Download folder & Multiple files in Sharepoint

    It would be very handy to be able to download folders. Even if they get zipped upon extraction, it would be really useful and make working on line simple.

    36 votes
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  15. Hide Collaborators

    Our users would like to share the same Folder/Document with customers, but do not want the customers to know each other. Box.com has a feature, “Hide Collaborators” to support this use case. We would like to request a similar feature in SharePoint Online.

    36 votes
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  16. Syncing Folders instead of libraries

    It would be great if the 'sync' option can be similar to OneDrive where we could sync one folder at a time. Syncing a whole library with the limitations is a problem. We encounter too many sync issues and it takes a long time.

    36 votes
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  17. Allow selective sync for SharePoint

    Now that sync is available for SharePoint libraries, can we add selective sync for selecting specific files or folders for syncing?

    35 votes
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  18. When using the copy/move file feature, provide the ability to enter metadata for the file in the destination library

    Hey there,
    we have staff who are constantly moving files from one document library to another. We'd love the ability for users to enter metadata for the file for the destination library before the file is copied or moved to that location.

    This would save our staff a lot of time copying the file, and then having to go to the destination to enter the additional metadata required.

    34 votes
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  19. SAML Support for OneDrive sync Client SP19 OnPrem

    Our SP19 Server do the authentication against the Azure AD (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/saas-apps/sharepoint-on-premises-tutorial).
    We configured the WebApp to use a Trusted Identity provider. So we use SAML 1.1 an no WinAuth (NTLM).
    Reason behind this ist access for external users and integration of OIDC OAuth 2.0 Apps on Prem.
    When we try to sync files from SP19 OnPrem we get this message "There was a problem connecting to OneDrive"
    This is a no go for our Migration Project. There are about 25’000 Users which are affected!

    Thanks for voging:-)
    Regards,
    Joël

    34 votes
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  20. Prevent the garbled characters for the folder/files name via Browser View.

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):圧縮 zip フォルダーをドキュメント ライブラリにアップロードした場合に、ブラウザーから確認した際のファイル名文字化けについて

    Prevent the garbled characters for the folder/files name via Browser View.


    ■Description(内容):
    Windows 10および Windows 7 のどちらにおいても、圧縮 zip フォルダーをドキュメント ライブラリにアップロードし、ブラウザーから確認を行うと該当フォルダー内のファイル名文字化けが起きています。そのため、この文字化けが回避できる機能の追加を希望します。​

    We recognized that the file name in the zip folder is garbled when uploading the compressed zip folder to the Document Library and confirming them by the browser (It occurs for Windows 10 and Windows 7). Because of this event, the users have a difficulty in finding the right file smoothly.

    Therefore, I hope the feature will be improved to prevent the garbled characters regardless of single/double byte characters as soon as possible.

    34 votes
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