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  1. Expose REST Endpoints in the SharePoint UI

    Here’s an idea I had a while ago based on a conversation I had with some of the other SharePoint MVPs: expose the REST endpoints and documentation right in the UI for those who have the appropriate permissions. It could be a little icon at the bottom of any page where there are relevant end points. All content is security trimmed anyway, so no one is going to see an endpoint they can’t use (though if they can fathom the docs they can know what endpoints there are available).

    Think about it:

    You’re on a List Settings page, and you…

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    • Tools that simplify development for SharePoint Server taking into account new Microsoft recommendations

      It would be great to have Visual Studio integrated tools that simplify SharePoint development taking into account latest Microsoft recommendations in this area: avoid to use Features Framework and use the Remote Provisioning pattern when doing common task such as provision site collection and sites, extend existing site collections and sites, apply custom branding and so on

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        Thanks for your feedback! We’re reviewing your suggestion. There are few open source, community driven initiatives around this thinking in GitHub, which we’d also recommend to check out. These are not perfect, but they are great start on building needed tooling for remote provisioning as a community driven, open source initiative. https://github.com/SharePoint/PnP-Tools/tree/master/Solutions/DeveleoperTools https://github.com/SharePoint/PnP-Tools/tree/master/Solutions/Provisioning.VSTools

      • Provide support in on-premise Office online faster for new versions of the APIs

        The on-premise versions of Office Online server always massively lag behind the available features in O365. It would be helpful to cut this time lag from several years to several months to be able to use new features faster. Cloud solutions are not so popular in many customer segments in Europe.

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        • Modern list experience: Fix filtering for Managed Metadata columns

          the Sharepoint modern list experience is great, but incorrect filtering implementation for Managed Metadata columns prevents us from moving on to this new look.
          Symptom: when creating a list Filter based on a "Managed Metadata" column, the behavior is as follows:
          if the term set on which the Managed Metadata column is based on, contains more than 20 items, the user will have the ability to filter only on the first 20 items via checkboxes. All items in the term set beyond the 20th will be unavailable for filtering. This is because there is no ability to provide a filtering…

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          • Content organizer processing timer job should process documents in folders

            Currently this content organizer only processes documents at the root level. I believe it is a bug / by-design in method ProcessWaitingFile of class Microsoft.Office.RecordsManamgement.RecordsRepository.EcmDocumentRoutingWeb. This method iterates through documents at the Drop Off library root folder level but does not include documents at sub folder level. This is apparent an oversight as 3rd party tools such as Colligo does not trigger the Content Organizer during file uploading and IF your implementation uses folders under Drop Off Library to secure contents then this timer job cannot pick them up.

            Please just include a "Scope='Recursive'" to the CAML Query and everything…

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            • The search history on the Delve page

              On the Delve page of Office 365, there’s a search history displayed under “Contact”.
              There’s no way to delate or clear the search history.
              It would be really helpful if a function of clearing search history can be implement.

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              • Hope to have such a function which can let administrator check other departments’ recent activities in Delve

                It would be really helpful if an administrator can check recent activities of unrelated departments, such as frequently accessed documents, users’ work details and visit traffic to files etc.

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                • Update Role asignments in PnP-Provisioning-Schema

                  The problem is, permissions are always "added" and there is not possible to remove/update role assignments for principals. It should be possible to overwrite role assignments for principals.

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                  • Add Persian Language to SharePoint

                    Persian Language is already supported by Office, but not other related products.

                    It'll be great if Persian Language is supported by SharePoint too.

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                    • Provide an ability to view pages based as seen by another user

                      When setting up pages, I sometimes have portions that I need to restrict access. As an owner member, I see everything on the site, but I am not sure what is visible or not. This requires me to test it with a co-worker. If I'm able to view the page as a different user without creating a test user (do not have the capability), I can cut down the time on testing.

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                      • New experience is not working with totals on the custom list view

                        I would like to modify custom list view with totals ,but there is no value for totals.

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                        • Make O365 Video descriptions respect line breaks

                          (I've also posted this under the O365 area.) Currently O365 Video descriptions don't support anything but plain text. It would be very nice to have them at least respect line breaks so we can offer users key timeframes to skip to, e.g.:

                          1:00 - Speaker says this
                          2:25 - Speaker does a dance
                          3:55 - Speaker turns into a unicorn

                          in a way that's understandable.

                          We use REST to pull the description and other video attributes into SharePoint and display them. Having links, formatting, and maybe more advanced HTML would be a great addition for O365 Video.

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                          • Apply the same process when creating documents in libraries

                            Depending on the way it is performed, depending on library settings, depending on browser file creation in library is always a different process. I think it would be nice for end users if the process would be the same all the time:
                            - ask the user for a file name
                            - if mandatory metadata (without default values): display metadata form
                            - then open document (in client or web application)

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                            • Use Vue.js instead of standard rendering

                              It would be great to be able to (easily) use something like Vue.js instead of hacking around with XSL or rearranging forms with jquery on PreRender() etc. This would be great for Views too.

                              Something like Vue.js would also be relatively comprehensible for power business users, not just developers. It could be abstracted too, to make it even easier.

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                              • O365 Variation Setting : Programmatically

                                Hi Team,

                                During our development phase we came accoss very critical requirement ,related to Variation settings.

                                Background :
                                We are having a source site and 6 Variation sites. Basically source site have few lists and for them we have to manually enable the Variation Settings. As no. of lists are quite big this is very time consuming process and takes too much attention.

                                Problem :
                                We wanted to automate this by using azure webjob which we can schedule based on business needs.Now after spending enough time , I came to we don't have any class or method to meet this…

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                                • Moving core data to new Office 365 datacenter in US

                                  Microsoft allows the core data to be moved outside US for their customers, as per
                                  https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn878163.aspx

                                  But WILL NOT allow to move data within US data centers. The reasons are obvious - performance increase for the customers, less load on MS internal infrastructure causing sub-optimal routing (SP tenant is in Virginia but customer is in Texas have to route there versus move customer data to TX ), customers are happier. Everybody wins. Had a heated exchange with with MS SP team lead about it, and he agreed that this option should be available as well, if You can do it…

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                                  • Spell Checker in Wiki Pages

                                    Currently, the Spell Check option is only available on the the Publishing Sites. It would be great if we have this spell checker option in the SharePoint Site Collection Wiki pages without activating Publishing features.

                                    Thanks & Regards,
                                    Bhanu

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                                    • Add Follow/ Un Follow feature in Modern Document Library

                                      Document Library with a Classic view have a feature to Follow a Document, but in new Modern view Document Library, this feature is missing. Many of our clients are asking for this so that they can add document as their favorite. Any idea whether SharePoint Engineering team is working or not? If yes, then when can we expect this to roll out?

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