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  1. 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…

    37 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. 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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    0 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. 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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    8 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. 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.

    35 votes
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    12 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. "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.

    35 votes
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  6. 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.

    35 votes
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  7. 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.

    34 votes
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  8. 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…

    34 votes
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  9. 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…

    34 votes
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  10. 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?

    34 votes
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  11. Modern Document Sets Moving and Copying

    Now that the Modern document set is released we need the ability to move and copy these to other libraries and or collections. Document sets are an ECM function and used mostly for solution building and not having the ability to move them for archiving purposes makes them an unfinished solution.

    33 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.

    33 votes
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  13. New Document Library Experience In place record

    It would be very important to include the "Declare record" action back to new experience action (from the old ribbon).

    Today it is one of the blocker for my client for exemple.

    33 votes
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  14. Enable sync of picture libraries

    Currently in SharePoint Online the sync option is greyed out for picture libraries enable this to allow working with images locally via a synced folder.

    33 votes
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  15. Organizational Charts

    I really like the layout of the new sharepoint; however, we really need organizational charts available. This is something that is required during client audits.

    32 votes
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  16. Managed navigation for new library expreience

    Let us continue to use managed metadata term set navigation instead of global navigaton in the new library view.

    32 votes
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  17. 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.

    31 votes
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  18. 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.

    31 votes
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  19. Allow Content Types to contain Multiple Templates

    When using the Modern interface, the New Button contains a way to create several types of Office documents (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and assign them to the default content type (I.e. Document).

    When you add a custom Content Type to the library these options disappear and are replaced by the option to add only the Content Types (and Link/Folder).

    It would be helpful if Content Types (minimally) had the ability to select if you wanted these options to appear when adding a custom content type (possibly when you didn't supply a template).

    Ideally, it would be nice if you could…

    31 votes
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  20. Provide options to manage 'Shared with us' Document Library view and link

    A new 'Shared with us' link has suddenly appeared in the Quick launch of all our SharePoint team sites when selecting 'Documents'. This is causing confusion among our users and many have asked how it can be hidden or how they can remove no longer relevant documents from the list.

    Unfortunately, it is currently not possible to move it, hide it or make it a sub link of Documents (which would be logical) or to remove individual files from the list (unlike in the 'Shared with me' view in OneDrive).

    Can you please make these improvement ASAP. It is not…

    30 votes
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