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  1. API for "Create Team from Template" with Site Design

    We can do templating on SharePoint, through Site Designs and Site Scripts. We now also have the option to "Create a Microsoft Teams from Template".
    Unfortunately, both do not work together. We either have a templated SharePoint site with a generic Teams or a templated Teams with generic SharePoint site.

    I would love the possibility to combine both templating options. Preferrably with an API from day 1.
    This would give us an end to end templating scenario, where we can create preconfigured Teams with a preconfigured SharePoint site. (In the future, hopefully with a preconfigured Planner etc as well ;)…

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    • When creating an SPFx Extension for a custom header, provide a configurable property that allows the composite header to be hidden

      When developing a SharePoint Framework Extension to display a custom header and/or footer, the SharePoint Composite Header can be very redundant to the custom header.

      The Composite Header (css classname is 'ms-compositeHeader'), is what SharePoint provide out of the box and includes the square site logo, site name and navigation.

      When creating your own custom header that includes all of these things and possibly more, the existence of the Composite Header is redundant and can be confusing for users...(Ex: redundant navigation).

      While CSS can be used to hide this, such a technique is not playing within the rules of only…

      279 votes
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        4 comments  ·  SharePoint Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Ability to use App-Only calls to create modern sites

        Provide support to create modern sites using App-Only calls.

        106 votes
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        • Enterprise Deployment of SharePoint Framework Apps in an On Premise Platform

          There is currently no good way to do enterprise level automated deployments of an SPFX addin into a SharePoint 2016 on Premise environment..

          Consider a case where there are 1000 site collections and we would need to deploy an SPFX app to all sites automatically. Currently there is no way to perform this deployment in an automated fashion. It is not possible through powershell, csom, c# or in an administrative UI.

          Having this ability would solve a large hole in capabilities with SharePoint Framework

          107 votes
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            2 comments  ·  SharePoint Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Improved API feedback around throttling

            Currently working with the API's for drive, graph, sharepoint are very difficult due to the throttling that can be encountered.

            Each api offers different guidance to avoid throttling. Example are:
            1) use a special user-agent header
            2) respect the retry-after header

            Speaking with microsoft representatives they instruct us to perform major api processing in off peak hours. Additionally tenant's can have hard locks placed on them.

            This request is to get better information around tenant usage returned in the API's.

            1) If a tenant is hard locked, tell us in a distinct message so that don't just hammer the requests…

            112 votes
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            • Web parts: Allow them to be unit testable

              Trying to unit test web parts results in an error 'Cannot find module "@ms/sp-telemetry"'. This can be due to using SharePoint dependencies e.g. 'SPHttpClient' when creating the React component. This totally blocks being able to unit test web parts, please fix this.

              '@microsoft/sp-build-web' Seems to have been updated to remove the previously included testing modules, these do not have to be added back in, to resolve this issue, as we are able to find the most suitable testing modules to replace these.

              This issue has been reported by other users:
              https://github.com/SharePoint/sp-dev-docs/issues/526
              https://github.com/SharePoint/sp-dev-docs/issues/1076
              https://github.com/SharePoint/sp-dev-docs/issues/243

              100 votes
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                0 comments  ·  SharePoint Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • SharePoint Add-in Document Library in AppWeb Does not render PowerPoint

                SharePoint Add-In AppWeb Document Library allows to create PowerPoint however once it is created, you click on the PowerPoint and it does not render. it throws an error. Word, Excel works fine however this might be an issue with OWA Office Web Apps and PowerPoint Online. This issue started appearing from Jan 2018 across all Office 365 tenants. Is there any resolution from Microsoft on this? https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/SharePoint-Developer/Can-t-open-PowerPoint-files-from-a-Library-inside-an-Add-In/m-p/163739#M4419

                65 votes
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                  5 comments  ·  SharePoint Add-ins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • In Place Records Management: Provide a property that would expose manual record declaration availability in CSOM / REST

                  1) Hopefully the feature InPlaceRecords (da2e115b-07e4-49d9-bb2c-35e93bb9fca9) shows up in the list of web features when it is activated.

                  2) Expose a property that would specify the setting selected by the user in the Library Record Declaration Settings.
                  a. Manual Record Declaration Availability
                  b. Automatic Declaration

                  3) Or - It would be great to have another property called "CanDeclareAsRecord" on this class:

                  public class Microsoft.SharePoint.Client.RecordsRepository.Records
                  Currently, it only provides a check if item is already an existing record. However, there is no method that says if a currently undeclared item can be declared.

                  37 votes
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                  • incrase CSOM support for ExportDocumentSet to more than 50MB

                    It will be great to increase the size limit of DocumentSet using the CSOM method "ExportDocumentSet".

                    32 votes
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                    • API support for followed sites

                      There's an undocumented API (https://tenant.sharepoint.com/_vti_bin/homeapi.ashx/ ) to follow sites and query data around those concepts. For corporate intranet scenarios, we often want to present the data a different way, surfacing native SharePoint capabilities. In order to add a "follow" button on an SPFX web part, we'd need an API to access that.

                      Related GitHub issue https://github.com/SharePoint/sp-dev-docs/issues/1689

                      45 votes
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                      • Managed metadata navigation term set sorting

                        When a term set has 'Use default sort order according to current language' set in its custom sort tab the setting gets automatically set to 'Use custom sort order' when a user creates a new page. This fits the definition of a software bug because it is an an unexpected result and unintended behaviour. In all other settings in the term store administration and in site settings they only need to be set once and they stay set. But this one you have to go and set it back to the 'default' one after creating each new web page in…

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                          2 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Remove pop-up requirement for Graph API SPFx web parts

                          Graph API web parts have a huge amount of potential for SPFx web parts and extensions. The preview version requires pop-ups which are not user friendly. In some environments pop-ups will be blocked by group policy. This is a ADAL.JS dependency but moving forwards it would be a backwards step to require pop-ups and make SharePoint less user friendly again. Vote for this and lets make MS move this forwards in the right direction.

                          79 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  SharePoint Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Fix search wildcard issue or provide more useful message

                            We have found an issue with property queries using REST that also occurs when using the SharePoint UI via a browser. Using the following query results in an error in the browser and also when executing the query via the REST API:

                            Title:"Jan de*"

                            I seems that any property query on Title that contains more than one word and where the last word has a wildcard at the end results in this error:

                            Search has encountered a problem that prevents results from being returned. If the issue persists, please contact your administrator.

                            Correlation ID...

                            The following variations all work fine:

                            11 votes
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                            • Add CSOM Method to Release File Locks

                              We need the ability to unlock files via CSOM (with an App Only token) via the SPFile.ReleaseLock method. The flow would be similar to what we can accomplish on-prem:

                              $web = Get-SPWeb http://webUrl
                              $list = $web.Lists['Documents']
                              $item = $list.Items[0]
                              $lockId = $item.File.LockId
                              $item.File.ReleaseLock($lockId)

                              This prevents needing to open support cases for long-lived lock files in scenarios where the end user is having connectivity issues causing long exclusive locks to be created, potentially locking the end user out of their own file.

                              9 votes
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                              • Add CSOM support for Document Set settings on content type

                                Please consider adding support for setting/retrieving doucment set properties on a content type. We need to be able to set properties like Shared columns, Welcome page and Welcome page view on the document set.

                                53 votes
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                                • Add UseAccessRequestDefault Rest API or CSOM when receiver is the team site owner in Access Request Settings.

                                  Environment: SPO

                                  There is a new option to allow the team site owners to receive the access requests email, but there is no Rest API/CSOM to support this, Please have add this into CSOM API, Thank you.

                                  13 votes
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                                  • Provide an option to hide webparts in modern webpart toolbox

                                    Please give us the option to hide webparts on a site level from the webpart toolbox. E.g. if I don't want my users to use the twitter webpart or any other custom or OOTB webparts. Currently there is no way to control what webpart is visibile on what sites. We could do this in classic by adding/removing webparts from the webpart gallery. Some webparts just don't make sense on certain sites. Some webparts don't work on certain sites. There are so many reasons, this is just a must-have!

                                    7 votes
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                                    • Add an option to disabled fixed header and footer on SharePoint Extensions

                                      Fixed header and footers sometimes take up too much space on modern pages. I've had several customers ask for the extensions to be fixed to the top/bottom of the page, rather than to the top/bottom of the screen.

                                      13 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  SharePoint Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Provide CSOM API for Enabling/Disabling the option "Allow items in this list to be edited using Quick Edit and the Details Pane"

                                        Provide CSOM API for Enabling/Disabling the option "Allow items in this list to be edited using Quick Edit and the Details Pane".

                                        After migration of SharePoint Previous versions to SharePoint online, there are instances where the quick edit or edits from details pane needs to be disabled, for lists across thousands of site collections. This is very challenging task if has to be done manually for huge scale of site collections.

                                        8 votes
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                                        • Workbench: allow to change size of the canvas to match real pages

                                          It'd to have a button in the workbenches (local, online) to allow us to apply the "layout" (different boxes sizes, flowing behavior, etc) of a team site or a communication site so we can double check rendering of our webparts work well with production dimensions, flowing behavior etc...

                                          Today the only way to try to mimic that is the tablet mode in the workbench, the browser debug tools or just resizing the window. This offers a poor experience and doesn't guaranty me my webpart is in the same rendering context.

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