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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Allow updating user profile properties with CSOM .NET Standard

    Allow updating user profile properties with CSOM .NET Standard.

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  4. 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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  5. Update page section cmdlet

    I wish to update a section on a sharepoint page using Powershell. There currently seems to be no cmdlet that allows you to do this. There is a a Add-PnPClientSidePageSection method, that allows you to add a section but nothing of the sort to update an existing section.

    9 votes
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  6. 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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  7. Allow 3rd party native clients to call SP.Oauth.NativeClient Authenticate endpoint

    Description:
    Currently _api/SP.Oauth.NativeClient/Authenticate API endpoint is locked so that you can call this endpoint only if bearer token is granted by specifics MS azure apps.
    This is only way to get SP authentication cookie by bearer token and it seems that every MS mobile apps use this method to acquire authentication cookie. Teams, mobile sharepoint app etc...

    When developing mobile apps you are now forced to do multiple authentications to open Sharepoint page or forced to store client credentials order to call vtibin/idcrl.svc/ which is another way to get SP authentication cookie programmatically.

    Problem:
    You can't create azure app…

    6 votes
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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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.

    2 votes
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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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…

    1 vote
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  16. Create Site Policies programmatically

    Hi.
    I'm trying to find a way to create site policies using Powershell together with the PnP framework.
    I need to provision new site policies to a selection of site collections on my tenant.
    At the moment it's possible to get and set the policies using PnP. But there is no option to add/create a site policy.

    ps,
    Tried to do the same thing using a PnP Provisioning template. But ran into a, I believe, known error:
    Sorry, something went wrong
    An unexpected error has occurred.
    TECHNICAL DETAILS

    Troubleshoot issues with Microsoft SharePoint Foundation.
    Correlation ID: ff4b819f-706e-b000-b146-974b303ea185

    Date and Time:…

    3 votes
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  17. ValidateUpdateListItem Permissions should not change value of a readonly column with contributor permissions

    Contributors should not be allowed to change readonly fields, they cannot with the classic update method.
    But I tested that if a user with contributor permissions uses a javascript / REST with ValideUpdatelistem, he/she is able to update a readonly field.
    I find normal that a full control user can do it, but not a contributor.
    I find no reason, the classic update method does not work, but yes using ValideUpdateListitem.
    There are other ways not to include fields you don't want the user to fill, without making it readonly, and if you make it readonly and you need a…

    10 votes
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  18. 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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  19. Allow to use or at least find published to Marketplace SPFx solutions on SP2019

    Currently it's not possible to find published to Marketplace SPFx solution on SP2019.

    It would be good to have possibility to achieve SP2019 users with SPFx solutions that currently published to Marketplace. Such solutions could have description or even links to packages that could be used for SP2019.

    Or if it possible - publish process to Marketplace could be extended with additional package that could be used for SP2019

    Another idea is to extend SPFx schema additional property - Url to SP2019 package (or to custom page where additional description could be posted for SP2019 users that want to install…

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  20. Build spfx framework webparts using Blazor

    Instead of using TypeScript and JavaScript to develop SPFx webparts give an option to write webparts with Blazor and C#

    120 votes
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