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  1. office 365 group calendar web part view

    I would like to see Office 365 Group pages be able to show the calendar web part in a calendar view. Currently it shows a view with only upcoming and past as text for however many you set it. I would like to be given the option to show it in the same manner that we can in SP with monthly views.

    239 votes
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    24 comments  ·  Web Parts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Add Table of Contents (TOC) for SharePoint Wiki pages.

    Wikipedia had it implemented years ago. I suggest you to add a dynamically created Table of Contents (TOC) for SharePoint Wiki pages, according to the title-styles used in the documents.

    235 votes
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    working on it  ·  14 comments  ·  Site Scripts & Site Designs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Ability to save a file directly into a library and choose the metadata

    There are some ways but they are limited. They don’t work in some situations or from any application. The saving experience to a shared drive is still so much more consistent!
    - Use a favorite/add network location/map network drive
    - In Office, we can choose where to save, pin in each application
    - Save from an email: a message or attachment by saving on the desktop
    It would be amazing to be able to:
    1. Mark all sites (or libraries) where we would want to save (shortcuts)
    2. Click on save in any application and be able to choose one…

    233 votes
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    thinking about it  ·  6 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Requests for correction on behavior to open in edit mode of SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business due to specification changes on MC 1

    When opening Word, Excel, PowerShell files of SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business in Office Online with MC 131670 published in Message Center, it opened directly in edit mode.
    As usual, please restore it so that it can be opened in viewing mode by default.
    Or, add setting items so that you can select edit mode or viewing mode as the default value.

    231 votes
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    43 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Add customization possibility to the new SharePoint Home page

    Based on the new feature being now rolled out at large: https://blogs.office.com/2016/05/04/sharepoint-the-mobile-and-intelligent-intranet/

    The new SharePoint Home page (landing page) is cool and we really appreciate the new look and feel.

    The only issue is that we can not customize that Home page and place the different items based on our priority!
    Based on what we have now:

    Links
    Followed Sites
    Recents
    Suggested

    It would be very interesting if we could place the LINKS on the right followed by the Followed sites!

    Then we would have the Recents and Suggested sites on the left menu.

    Basically being able to move parts…

    229 votes
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    27 comments  ·  Navigation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Allow a site owner to kick a user out of a file opened in Excel Online

    If you have multiple people co-authoring in Excel Online, there are times when you need to open the file in Excel - typically for advanced formatting, etc. If someone has accidentally left the file open in their browser, there is no way to force them out and keeps the file locked. Although not always intentional, it can create a major headache by not being able to simply kick/close out that particular user from editing.

    227 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Drag and Drop attachments from Outlook

    Would love to be able to drag & drop email attachments directly from Outlook into a document library. Currently I have to drag them to my desktop and then drag from my desktop into the doc library.

    218 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Calendar

    Please Add a Full Calendar Web Part for the Modern Pages that optionally includes the overlay selection feature, date picker, and toggle between day, week and month. I am not sure why this has not been addressed. Maybe pause on the Bing Maps integration that is rarely used, and work on the regular stuff that has been around for years and is used frequently.

    216 votes
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    15 comments  ·  Modern Pages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. drag and drop images in wiki pages and blogs

    other CMS systems already allow this functionality. Instead of having to save an image somewhere and then upload it to SharePoint, let me just drag / drop images on the wiki and blog pages. Would be ideal for screenshots

    216 votes
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    11 comments  ·  Modern Pages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Too much white space

    There is too much white space on the new modern pages. I would rather see less white space and be able to adjust the spacing myself.

    213 votes
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    12 comments  ·  Modern Pages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Allow changing the width of columns when adding sections to a Modern Page

    Looks like you can't change columns' width when creating a new section in a Modern Page. Being able to chage it would be very useful. My classic page, for example, has a section containing 3 columns, where the first and last ones have their width set to 25%, while the central one has width set to 50%. In Modern Pages, I can only have 3 columns with the same width, 33% in this case.

    212 votes
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    21 comments  ·  Modern Pages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks you for the suggestion. We’ve discussed adding additional column layout options (e.g. 4 columns, the specific example provided by the initial suggester 25/50/25, etc.) If we wanted to keep pages consistent (so there aren’t 50 layouts), but allow additional flexibility, what would be the next three layout choices you’d add? Thanks!

  12. Month view for calendar on the page

    We would like the calendar display apps (events and group calendar) to allow a "month" view. We love the events parts and like that they link to a group calendar but would love to visualize this in a month or week format

    204 votes
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    16 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. New Communication SIte - Add Categories to News Articles

    Categorize and filter news articles on new publishing site
    Ability to select category (or multiple) for a news article when you create it. Plus the ability to filter the news widget by category.
    Exactly like you can for events. Plus the ability to select multiple categories if you choose.

    199 votes
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    15 comments  ·  Communication Sites  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Allow lookup columns brought up from different list into calculated columns

    Dear Microsoft, this limitation causes a huge impact in our organization - we have been trying to migrate from MS Access into Share Point due to the collaboration it brings, but the limitation of not being able to use "lookup columns" from other lists into "calculated columns" is pretty bad. It affects negatively our ability to compare and do calculation with values from different fields. The whole purpose of MS Access is to run these queries, but since MS shifted to Share Point we thought that was possible as it not. Please do what it takes to make this happen! …

    198 votes
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    11 comments  ·  Lists  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Remove the 255 character restriction on Hyperlink fields

    There is currently a 255 character restriction on Hyperlink fields. This restriction impedes ability to save Urls that might include hash values are long query strings. Some examples where this is really common are links to SSRS reports (with parameters) and Search urls that contain refinements.

    185 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Lists  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. New Experience Issues

    In the new experience, our users still want: 1) to check-in multiple files; 2) open .msg and .pdf files in their client application without having to download it; and 3) in the viewer while looking at a pdf file with an electronic signature, the signature disappears; we'd like to see the signature please.

    183 votes
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    40 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Provide option to convert existing site to communication site

    For customers who are trying to completely modernize their large SharePoint implementations, it should be possible to convert an existing site collection to use the communication site template.

    It can simply be a powershell command that applies all the features/etc. it needs.

    It doesn't need to change existing content, just apply the styles and create the typical landing page for a communication site.

    It'll make it easier to adopt upcoming features (like adding sites to hubs, etc.)

    179 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Communication Sites  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Publish a modern page on a given time

    My users would like the ability to publish a modern page on a given time. Now it is only possible to publish a page directly. Make it possible to publish a modern page on time the user (optionally) enters in a datetime field.

    173 votes
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    15 comments  ·  Modern Pages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Please add back in the list filter options such as "contains", "starts with" that were in classic sharepoint..

    Please add back in the list filter options such as "contains", "starts with" that were optons in classic sharepoint..

    172 votes
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    30 comments  ·  Lists  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Enable "tel:" and "mailto:" links in editor

    When creating links using the Wysiwig editor we should have the ability to add "tel:" links and "mailto:" links.

    172 votes
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    20 comments  ·  Modern Pages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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