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  1. Please provide public information on the logic used for determining duplicate removals in SharePoint Online search

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    SharePoint Online の検索で、重複の削除を判定するロジックの公開情報の提供を希望します
    Please provide public information on the logic used for determining duplicate removals in SharePoint Online search


    ■Description(内容):
    SharePoint Online の検索において、"重複の削除" により検索結果に差異が発生している。
    回避策を検討するうえで重複の削除を判定するロジックについて情報の公開を希望します​。
    There are differences in SharePoint Online search results due to duplicate removals.
    We hope that workarounds will be thought of for this problem and also we will like the logic for determining duplicate removals to be made public.

    43 votes
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  2. Expose field property setter for AllowDeletion

    Currently only the property getter for AllowDeletion is exposed in CSOM by the Field.CanBeDeleted property. I would also like to be able to set this value using CSOM in order to prevent a field to be deleted so that users don't accidentally delete fields.
    This happended for us on a SharePoint list, and the data in that field was forever lost.
    It's possible to achieve this functionality by manually manipulate the Field.SchemaXML to include the attribute AllowDeletion with value FALSE.

    13 votes
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  3. Forms - allow for visibility of external recipients' email addresses or name

    When creating a Form, I need to create forms that has to be sent out to not only staff but also external private emails. Currently there is no way of externals to access the link to the Form unless I select "Anyone with the link can respond" but that then means that all responses will return as "Anonymous" which does not help me tracking who has responded and who has yet to respond. Is there a way that you could allow for the option to either have the responses as "Anonymous" or have the responses show the email address of…

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  4. Māori language

    Can we have the Māori language added as an option to the Language Settings of a Site Collections? In Aotearoa New Zealand, the Māori language is experiencing a renaissance and being from a University that is promoting the use of the language it would help a lot if we could have SharePoint sites that utilise the ability to switch from Māori to English.

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  5. 5 votes
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  6. make Sharepoint OLEDB connection string compatible with the standard, allow easy import / export from and to SQL Server

    It is very hard to import from / export to Sharepoint lists into / from MS SQL Server on a computer without admin rights. Both are Microsoft products. I am an BI expert based on Microsoft technologies since 1999 and MS products are the most terrible data sources and targets: Excel and Sharepoint.

    It is very hard or not possible to automate ETL between Sharepoint and SQL Server on a system without admin rights and without "Flow" premium features.

    • SSIS OLEDB provider doesn't work in SSIS, because the Sharepoint connection string doesn't comply with the standard and SSIS will support…
    3 votes
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  7. Let users create Lists in Teams even DisablePersonalListCreation is set to true

    By following the guide to "Disable creation of personal lists" (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/control-lists) and set "Set-SPOTenant -DisablePersonalListCreation $true" users can't create Lists within Teams anymore.
    The "Create" button is inactive. There's no valid reason why DisablePersonalListCreation has an impact on creating Lists within a Teams Channel where the list is saved in the SharePoint site of the M365 group which is assigned to the Teams.

    3 votes
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  8. Sort numbers in titles of subjects 1,2,3,9,10 NOT 1,10,2,3,9!

    Please can you sort numbers in titles of documents within sharepoint/OneDrive correctly...i.e.
    1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11
    NOT
    1,10,11,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9

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  9. Fix the problem with multiple line text field entries not appearing as they are written in a native form. This information should export.

    enable the multiple text line information to export as is into Excel and interface to it's original entered values, not the code for interoperability.

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  10. Allow us the ability to apply a sensitivity label to a file on a SharePoint site

    Please provide the ability to apply a sensitivity label similar to a retention label using the SetComplianceLabel() endpoint.

    3 votes
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    0 comments  ·  SharePoint APIs (CSOM/REST/Server-side)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. SharePoint Online (SPO) Calendar REST support full recurring event details

    We need full support for calendars, there is not way to get all recurring date events via REST without designing our own logic.

    The RecurrenceData is nearly unusable and not sufficient.

    I get MS is focusing on graph but even graph doesn’t have to use this and I don’t like the idea of using a separate API for one singular issue.

    11 votes
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  12. Allow updating user profile properties with CSOM .NET Standard

    Allow updating user profile properties with CSOM .NET Standard.

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  13. Allow us to download a hubsite along with its associated sites as a solution template

    I would like to download a hubsite along with its subhub sites as a solution to avoid wasting time in creating the site all over again

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  14. Add web part size information to web part context

    Expanding on the WebPartFormFactor concept, it would be great to be able to natively get information about the size of the current web part zone hosting the web part. This would allow us to more easily offer optimised UX based on how the web part is being displayed (eg: if the web part is in a 1/3 or 1/2 width zone, show fewer items per row than if it's full-width).

    This can currently be achieved with native JS measuring element widths and resize handlers, but it'd be much cleaner and more reliable to have native integration, especially as more layout…

    1 vote
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  15. Add option to set default layout on Library webpart

    There is no way to set the default layout of the Library webpart to compact list or tiles unless you create a view first and use that. It would be handy to have the option in the default webpart settings to choose either List, Compact List or Tiles layout by default.

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  16. Add PowerBI learning paths to the Microsoft Learning Pathways

    Seems to be a big hole! It'd be awesome to have PowerBI learning pathways available in the Microsoft learning Pathways. Please!

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  17. Allow publishing of content type hub content types via Graph API

    This is a re-post of another user voice with nearly 300 votes shifting to the context of the Graph API instead of CSOM (per the response from Microsoft rejecting the first proposal because of the context of CSOM)

    https://sharepoint.uservoice.com/forums/329220-sharepoint-dev-platform/suggestions/15147111-allow-publishing-of-content-type-hub-content-types

    10 votes
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  19. Automated Flow for Collect Feedback to replace the Collect Feedback SharePoint 2010/2013 Workflow for Office documents..

    We need an automated Flow for Collect Feedback to replace the Collect Feedback SharePoint 2010/2013 Workflow. I need to route Office documents--specifically, Microsoft Word, or Visio Drawings, Powerpoints, or spreadsheets, to stakeholders (Engineers) for their feedback. Specifically, these are procedure documents that require redlines (Tracked Changes) and the ability for the reviewer to edit/add comments. Word already does that, yes, but I need to be able to run a SharePoint Workflow that is NOT an Approval workflow. It's to be used for collecting redline feedback, reviews, tracked changes, and routing to several users. Not including that Collect Feedback Workflow in…

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  20. When you add both a list properties webpart and a file viewer webpart on a single page (in the same section), both do not work.

    When you add both a list properties webpart and a file viewer webpart on a single page (in the same section), both do not work. Can this be checked and fixed?

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