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  1. Please Fix - Adding calculated lookup column breaks Lists when creating new List from existing List.

    I created a List in Teams and opened in SharePoint Online to customize it.
    I can create a 'calculated column' and set information type as 'Lookup' and point to data within the list I'm creating.

    This works as expected however, if I want to reuse this List (Create new list from existing list) the creation breaks. I get an error "Parameter targetListName references a resource that could not be found".

    If I take out the calculated list 'Lookup' column, I can reuse the List.

    Please Fix.

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  2. 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…
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  3. 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.

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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. Microsoft learning pathways - hide asset from all playlists

    I'd like to be able to hide a particular asset from all playlists. For example, in our orgainsation we have restricted the creation of new Teams so we'd like to hide the asset "Get your team up and running" from all the playlists that it appears in.

    Currently, we have to search through all playlists and if that asset exists in one, we have to copy the playlist, remove it from the new playlist, the hide the original playlist.

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  7. Share an ‘early warning’ from Microsoft of SharePoint Online changes that could potentially ‘break’ custom CSS

    Is there a way to obtain an ‘early warning’ from Microsoft of SharePoint Online changes that could potentially ‘break’ custom CSS rules and formatting.

    Currently, custom formatted SharePoint Online sites simply break when CSS changes are released that alter tags or divs that have been targeted.

    19 votes
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  8. Version Metadata Not Working in Labels

    Hi All,

    I have a customer who is about to walk away from SharePoint online as we can’t get the metadata of the version of the document into the footer. They’re going to go to livelink or docuware.

    What’s the problem?

    This may sound small but industry standard document management requires that footers of documents can contain metadata, most importantly the version of the document so when a user prints the document the document can have the correct controls embedded right the way through the document. It’s called Document Control.

    SharePoint online allows us to create content types and, through…

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  9. When we have more than 5000 items in a SharePoint Online list which we need to display in a custom form, we can only display 5000 items def

    When we have more than 5000 items in a SharePoint Online list which we need to display in a custom form, we can only display 5000 items in the form, and to display more than 5000 items we need to write a recursive ajax function using REST API.
    So that it will concatenate the items in each recursion and then can be able to display more than 5000+ items, but each iteration/recursion pulls only 99 items out of 5000+ items at a time.

    I have to recursively/iterate the piece of code 50 times to pull 5000 [i.e. 5000/99] items to…

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  10. Please stop removing fonts (font sizes) from modern pages

    It ssems suddenly MS has removed the 17pt fontsize from Modern Pages, resulting in all our pages that used this font to revert to the next higher: font 18pt, which is way too big. Also in all sites the theme was changed from 'Blue' to 'Teal'? This resulted in the fact we had to redo dozens of pages in dozen of sites. Waste of valuable time.

    Please stop from removing font sizes or changing themes without pior notice.

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  11. Font sizes in events webpart description field fixed .

    The font sizes in the description field of an event are not configurable you can only choose the default fonts (header/normal etc.).
    This results in the plain text (normal) and list (bulleted list) fonts being different sizes.

    Please make all fonts configurable just like in normal modern pages.

    4 votes
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  12. drop-down on page

    Hi! Please, Update SharePoint Online. Add the function to show and hide text with one click. This is missing when creating a news or post.
    Thank you!

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  13. Please provide templates with the same features as in SPD in Power Automate

    If you are forcing users to convert to PA, then there must be equivalent capabilities as in SPD. Please provide equivalent templates of "Approval", "Collect Feedback", and "Collect Signatures". Allow for workflow history logging. Provide capability for sequential appprovers. It is impossible for me to convert all my workflows to Power Automate when all of the capabilities/actions in SPD 2010 workflows are not available in PA.

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  14. download option for shared videos should be removed in onedrive

    If i upload a video and share it among others, they see download arrow at left top corner. This option should not be active default. Admin should have right to disable downloads.

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  15. 5 votes
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  16. Support "object-fit" style attribute for list column formatting

    The list of supported style attributes should really contain "object-fit". Right now it is not supported. It's handy for scaling images properly.

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/dev/declarative-customization/column-formatting#style

    https://caniuse.com/#search=object-fit

    8 votes
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  17. Reduce cost for additional SharePoint storage

    Hi,

    Would be great if you could consider lowering the costs for additional SharePoint storage. 0.2 $ per GB per month is one of the most expensive storage now a days in the market.

    Any timeline planned or already considering to lower the costs?

    Thanks

    6 votes
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  18. Conditionally show or hide columns in a SharePoint list or library NEW, Edit & DISPLAY forms

    The new feature "Conditionally show or hide columns in a SharePoint list or library form" is great when working with the VIEW form: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/dev/declarative-customization/list-form-conditional-show-hide#specify-conditional-formula-to-show-or-hide-columns

    Can this feature be extended to include NEW, EDIT and DISPLAY forms?

    It would not replace PowerApp forms, but rather give editors and site owners ability to add very basic logic into their SharePoint forms.

    For example: =if([$Category]=='Product Management','true', 'false')
    If this formula were applied to a field in a NEW or EDIT form (of a SharePoint list or Library), then the field would only be visible when the Category field’s value was set to ‘Product…

    7 votes
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  19. Document Set Powerapp New form support

    Using Document Set feature in SharePoint online comes with the classic experience when creating it, which actually don't allow to an administrator to edit new form with PowerApp. Since we're using powerapp for most forms in SharePoint online, it would be a good idea to include this possibility also for DocumentSets as well.

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  20. Improved Modern way to implement and use tagging to replace folders

    As I understand it, we are supposed to be using tags to organize content in a document library and eventually abandon folders.

    In the modern UI, tagging is harder to use, defining and assigning tags are also difficult to understand and is less friendly to use in the UI. For example, it is easier to choose from a multi-select choice list than it is to select tags.

    Microsoft needs to re-implement the file tagging feature to be more user friendly.

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