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  1. nothing

    Update framework

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    0 comments  ·  SharePoint Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for your feedback! Although we appreciate your time and effort to give us this feedback, it’s not detailed enough for us to perform any action actions.

  2. I would like to embed an unsecure site page in my Sharepoint page

    I would like to embed an unsecure site page in my Sharepoint page

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    0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for your feedback! Although we appreciate your time and effort to give us this feedback, it’s not something we’re planning to do right now.

    This is actually a security feature in the browsers which are blocking mixing https and http requests on the same page and we cannot solve that for you in SharePoint side.

  3. new-pnpsite

    Allow creation of modern sites using the cmdlet "New-PnPSite" using an Azure App ID. Currently this errors with "App-Only is currently not supported".

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    App-only creation fo modern sites are not currently supported, so New-PnPSite cmdlet cannot also do this. This cannot be solved until the native API supports app-only, so we would rather recommend updating the request towards supporting this capability in general, not only specific with new-pnpsite.

  4. Scrap "client side web parts". You can do all this with normal javascript so why complicate it?

    Scrap client side web parts are just HTML and JavaScript but require the developer to install configure and use a whole suite of old hat wannabe command line software. This is a step back to the ancient art of command line cryptic development. Really, even notepad more advance then this.

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    We do acknowledge that moving from classic JavaScript development to more structural industry standard patterns require some changes in your development process, but we absolutely want to standardize and move SharePoint development models aligned with what other platforms do. This changes might feel huge and even step backward, but it’s highly beneficial for the larger customizations. With the SPFx and client-side web parts you also get centralized control and governance, which is not there with random embedded JavaScript models like with Script Editor web part. We absolutely understand your feedback, but looking into adoption numbers (metrics of usage) of the SPFx, there’s really no reasons for us to turn back from this journey which we started a few years back.

  5. It should be possible to "save teamsite as a template"

    To save a site as a template used to be so easy! But now you need to be a developer to do this for modern teamsites or communication sites! Why??

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    0 comments  ·  Site Scripts & Site Designs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for your feedback! Although we appreciate your time and effort to give us this feedback, it’s not something we’re planning to do right now.

    Classic save site as a template capability was designed in away which is no longer valid implementation style in the cloud.

    We are in a journey with the Site Designs and Site Scripts potentially provide end user driven export capabilities, which could be used to achieve similar outcome, but we are not planning to provide classic “Save site as a template” capability in the modern SharePoint sites.

  6. Share the code for the OOB modern Webparts

    Please can you share the code for all the OOB webparts on the github SPFX repo?
    Developers can then use these as examples of the methodology and improve upon them. An important factor would be related to presentation as those not familiar with react have to understand how this works.

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    0 comments  ·  SharePoint Documentation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for your feedback! Although we appreciate your time and effort to give us this feedback, it’s not something we’re planning to do right now.

    We do however review and provide input on the SharePoint PnP / Dev community activities and we do suggest on having a look on the activities and open-source projects on this side. See http://aka.ms/sppnp

    We are not right now at least planning to share our code as such but will be using SP PnP as a channel to provide patterns and practices for developer activities.

  7. SharePoint online Templates

    How about having the ability to save templates for SharePoint content, sites and list, regardless if SharePoint is set publish or not.

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    1 comment  ·  SharePoint Add-ins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for your feedback! Although we appreciate your time and effort to give us this feedback, it’s not something we’re planning to do right now as many of the templates simply cannot be saved as a template as the capability technically cannot be supported.

    We are looking into having native support for saving Site Designs from the existing modern sites and there is PowerShell / API level support for templating through SharePoint PnP (open-source) initiatives.

  8. In SharePoint communication site please allow developer to add iframe from insecure website (http)

    In SharePoint communication site please allow developer to add iframe from insecure website (http)

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    0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for your feedback! Although we appreciate your time and effort to give us this feedback, it’s not something we’re planning to do right now as that would be a security risk and normally all browsers would anyway block mixing both http and https. This is really not even something what we can control in the SharePoint side as it’s dependent on the browser settings.

  9. Combining different extension Types

    Right now SharePoint Framework Extensions support three different types of extensions: ApplicationCustomizers, FieldCustomizers and CommandSets . Can we combine two extensions under one project. Example: Based on selected List items in the list, do some customization in the header bar using Application Customizer. Please suggest.

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    0 comments  ·  SharePoint Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    This is absolutely supported and you can have as many extensions or web parts in single solution talking between each other. There are numerous options for the components to communicate with each other. One of such options is demonstrated in following sample in SharePoint GitHub – https://github.com/SharePoint/sp-dev-fx-webparts/tree/master/samples/react-rxjs-event-emitter. Since this is not really a new feature request, we will close the issue. Would suggest having questions and discussions in StackExchange, GitHub or in SP Tech Community.

  10. Enable saving sites that contain SPFx web parts as templates

    Creating site templates that include preconfigured web parts on the landing page is a common requirement. We can add and configure classic OOB web parts on a landing page and save the site as a template, and we can do script injection customisations and save the site as a template. However, if a site includes an SPFx web part, we get the error message:

    "Sorry, this site can't be saved as a template. It contains apps that don't work in templates"

    This is currently a blocker in an area where a SharePoint Framework approach would otherwise be ideal.

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    1 comment  ·  SharePoint Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for your feedback! Although we appreciate your time and effort to give us this feedback, it’s not something we’re planning to do right now.

    We do recommend having a look at the remote provisioning patterns (Site Designs or PnP Provisioning) which are future proof as the existing old save-site-as-a-template is not really something we recommend to be used as such.

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  12. Cannot resolve schema file path in manifest.json using SPFx.

    When I create a new SPFx webpart, "$schema" path is wrong in WebPart.manifest.json. It must be "client-side-component-manifest.schema.json", but current is "clientSideComponentManifestSchema.json".

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    0 comments  ·  SharePoint Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thx for submitting this. This is clearly a bug and should have been already addressed with the v1.2 release. In future, if you have seen any specific bugs or random issues, we would recommend using https://github.com/SharePoint/sp-dev-docs/issues issue list to start a discussion with SharePoint engineering. Uservoice is mainly for the new feature requests and possible issues can, unfortunately, get hidden here. Thx anyway for the submission and please let us know in the issue list if you still have any questions.

  13. List-Library Settings Access via CSOM

    Provide extra capabilities to deal with SharePoint List settings using CSOM.

    Currently some of the properties of List are not accessible using CSOM.

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    Thanks for your feedback! Although we appreciate your time and effort to give us this feedback, we need to have more specific requests around what’s needed. We would appreciate more specific properties which you need so that we can evaluate exposure of them one-by-one. Thx.

  14. Get-PnpTenantSite Enhancements

    Get-PnPTenantSite -Detailed -IncludeOneDriveSites
    We would like to have the following:
    • we would like to be able to target only onedrive sites and/or group sites
    • we would like the report to run quickly as per the GUI report in the admin console - that seems to run a similar query in about 2 min.
    • we would like a report to show all onedrives / groups / sites created after date

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    0 comments  ·  SharePoint Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your input around the SharePoint PnP PowerShell. PnP CommandSets are however not part of the official product, so we support and have a discussion around them in the GitHub. In this case, would suggest creating a new entry to the issue list in the PnP-PowerShell repository at https://github.com/SharePoint/pnp-powershell/issues with these details. Asks are understandable and absolutely reasonable. Do also remember that PnP effort is dependent on the community contributions, so we cannot guarantee on the timelines for addressing any requests.

    Thx for your suggestion and time taken for providing us your input.

  15. A30357714

    A30357714

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    0 comments  ·  SharePoint Add-ins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. 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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    2 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for your feedback! Although we appreciate your time and effort to give us this feedback, it’s not precisely something we’re planning to do right now. That refers more specifically on the vue.js usage. You can though use any JavaScript framework in SharePoint Framework implementation. We are looking to enable more flexibility on the list and library templating in future though.

  17. QuickLinks property of UserProfile is not available through CSOM/REST, need to have it!!

    We are writing custom service for replacing existing SharePoint ASMX web services with CSOM/REST APIs as part of Infopath remediation for our organization. Currently, there is a method “GetUserLinks” of User Profile service(asmx) which returns group of Quick Links for a given User Profile.

    We tried getting “QuickLinks” data via CSOM as well as REST API and though the property “QuickLinks” is present in the properties array, data against it is returned as an empty string. We are able to get values of other Properties like Department, Title etc. but only Quick Links is returned as Empty string.

    To eliminate…

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  18. Deploy Radzen

    Is it posible to deploy to Sharepoint a http://www.radzen.com/ app likewise lightswitch used to? Radzen is a rapid application development solution for Angular 2.

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    0 comments  ·  SharePoint Add-ins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Need a telephone number to learn how to repair smoke alarm

    Need telephone number to Kidde for troubleshooting smoke alarm.

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    0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Update the CSOM and REST APIs to allow email enabling of document libraries

    With CSOM you can currently set the needed RootFolder properties:

    rootFolder.Properties["vtiemailusesecurity"] = 1;
    rootFolder.Properties["vti
    emailsaveattachments"] = 1;
    rootFolder.Properties["vtiemailattachmentfolders"] = "subject";
    rootFolder.Properties["vti
    emailoverwrite"] = 1;

    but you can't update the EmailAlias of the parent List. The Rest API can't set the root folder properties or the EmailAlias.

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    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We are moving to more towards the Groups inbox in the SharePoint Online to be the service for the emails. Storing emails in SharePoint libraries can cause certain challenges with the view limits etc. We are not looking to expose this capability using remote APIs. If you are using on-premises and would like to control these settings remotely, we would recommend to implement a custom web api for this specific usage.

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