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  1. Full integration of SharePoint calendar with Outlook calendar

    Allow custom fields in SharePoint calendar available to view and update from Outlook

    1,157 votes
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    thinking about it  ·  40 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. A Total Revamp for Wikis

    Could we please have the ability to create Wikis in SharePoint that look like TechNet or Wikipedia? Please try to make things more simple. Do not over complicate it again.

    903 votes
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    89 comments  ·  Modern Pages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We know wikis are critical to sharing knowledge within your organization! We’ve been slowly building capabilities to share information more easily with our focus on modern pages and web parts. And with that work, we’ve been adding some of the capabilities we hear you want when people refer to wikis (easily add links to other pages or content, add metadata to each page to help people find and categorize it, roll-up content based on that metadata to show groupings of like content, etc.) But we know this isn’t all that’s required to have a great wiki. Many people also want wiki linking syntax e.g. [[]], we don’t yet support that, but we do support ctrl/command + K from the text web part to search and find pages on your site. We’ll be working on adding wiki syntax shortly. We know you also need easy roll-up pages, maybe an index page,…

  3. Add the ability to copy a modern site page from one site to another

    You cannot copy a site page from on site to the site pages folder of another site. This is crazy. You can't restructure your pages into other sites. This prevents users from investing any effort in configuration that might change. It is extremely limiting.

    771 votes
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    67 comments  ·  Modern Pages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Provide ability for user to clear frequent sites and activity on their SharePoint page

    Provide ability for user to clear frequent sites and activity on their SharePoint page.

    550 votes
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    thinking about it  ·  103 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. 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

    462 votes
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    50 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. More than 2 levels of "Group By"

    There is a strong need to Group By more than two levels of column data. Example, we use SP to track mosquitos for vector control. I want to Group by Week, Trap Site, Trap Type, Species, Condition, etc... The ability to drill down and see totals for each condition or "Group By" would be fantastic. This leads to the next suggestion, Add Calculated columns to Group By Totals.

    330 votes
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    10 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Remove Get the mobile app and Feedback buttons

    Please allow site administrators to remove or hide this button as we don't want our internal user to send feedback to microsoft instead of internal support team.

    318 votes
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    20 comments  ·  Communication Sites  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Drag and drop from SharePoint to desktop

    In the past, you were able to not only drag and drop files from your desktop to SharePoint, you could also drag and top files visvera from your SharePoint to your desktop. Unfortunately, this feature does not work any longer and was never intented to work based on the statement of the support specialist (Office365 support case: SRX616012694500709ID). I do not see a security issue here, because it only worked when the site was part of the trusted sites/intranet in the IE options. eRoom had this feature with a plug-in already back in 2002 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ERoom). It would be…

    316 votes
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    12 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. 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.

    268 votes
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    16 comments  ·  Modern Pages  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for everyone’s feedback around the use of white space on modern pages. We are continually looking for ways to refine our designs and the use of white space is an important part of this. While the custom control of sections or the custom control of columns is not likely to happen, there could be other optimizations we will be thinking about in the future. Thank you.

  10. 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…

    248 votes
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    thinking about it  ·  6 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. 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.

    211 votes
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    12 comments  ·  Lists  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Please provide option to customize email templates

    Please provide option to customize email templates used to send notifications out of SharePoint online like "Send by Email" feature on modern UI pages, sharing notifications to other users. Most organizations do not allow users to install mobile apps. Providing information that is not approved will confuse the users and require constant training.

    194 votes
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    21 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Permissions report - inheritance breaks

    Allow the owners of the sites to view a report of the security of their site. Start by adding a chart of the inheritance breaks of the whole site in one glance. This will become more and more important since you can use the 'Share' button on a file and break inheritance without understanding what you're doing.

    179 votes
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    thinking about it  ·  10 comments  ·  Sites Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. export to excel

    Bring back 'export to excel' to the new document library experience

    157 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Organize sharepoint sites

    I'd like to be able to organize the home page of sites i'm following to put the sites I use the most at the top, and group similar sites --for instance, I have several sites that are related to Human resources work, but I only use them occasionally and would like them to put them in a folder or notebook. Instead, they are all listed separately and I have to scroll through them to get to the ones I use more frequently. If there is already a way to do this, it is NOT apparent on the way my sharepoint…

    135 votes
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    14 comments  ·  Sites Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Add Article Tagging to the Modern News Feature

    It would be great to tag News posts/articles by category (e.g., training, motivational, announcement, etc.). Users could then refine by category to see all articles under that tag.

    119 votes
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    thinking about it  ·  11 comments  ·  Metadata  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. add event image to event webpart card view

    include thumbnail of image in events widget card view

    114 votes
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    thinking about it  ·  8 comments  ·  Web Parts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Support Field level Permissions

    SharePoint should support Field-Level permissions. It is very common to need the ability to show/hide field values depending on current user permissions

    108 votes
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    10 comments  ·  Lists  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Add Rating Settings to Document Libraries

    Add the "Rating Settings" to document libraries in Communication Sites. This exists on other doc libraries from other site templates. This would allow users to rate/like content and we could add a section of "most like documents" etc to the page.

    94 votes
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    thinking about it  ·  4 comments  ·  Communication Sites  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Ability to update Content Type using Datasheet view

    Add the ability to mass update Content Type using Datasheet view and NOT change the modified date.

    88 votes
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    10 comments  ·  Document Libraries  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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