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  1. Add managed metadata term store operations to REST API

    Currently term store operations are only available via JSOM. It would be nice to see this added to the REST API as well.

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      Thank you for your feedback! Just letting you know that we absolutely have this in our backlog, but unfortunately this currently is not included in our short term engineering tasks. We absolutely understand the request and seeing vote counts around this, will help to further prioritize this work for next sprints.

    • Add support for Single Page Applications to the SharePoint Framework

      As an example - Angular2 provides an excellent user experience, especially when tied to Bootstrap (v3 or v4) suitable for creating immersive experiences where the whole of the SharePoint chrome is replaced (other than the top bar).

      However integrating it with the SharePoint REST API framework is cumbersome and unless extensive work is undertaken to mock SharePoint the unit testing and rapid deployment is very unpleasant if possible at all.

      The SharePoint framework provides a rapid deployment and unit testable mechanism for developing SharePoint functionality but is limited to single web parts and extensions.

      Please extend the model so that…

      654 votes
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        20 comments  ·  SharePoint Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Support .NET Core with CSOM

        Support .NET Core with CSOM

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          Thanks for your feedback! Just a note to let you know that we’re building your suggestion now. Just to be precise, we are looking into having a .NET Standard version of the CSOM package, so that it’s usable in both older .NET versions and also in the .NET Core. No ETA at this point, but happy to inform that work is in progress.

        • Provide CSOM and REST API for recurring calendar events

          There is no obvious way to get details about a recurring calendar events through the CSOM or REST API.

          When querying a calendar list only one item is returned for the calendar recurrence item. Only one field identifies this is a recurring item. the fOccurrence field is a boolean field.

          When using the server side object model, properties are available to expand recurring calendar events to get the individual recurring items.

          The only way to do this for client applications is to go back to using list.asmx which is not great and I'm not sure how long this will be…

          483 votes
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          • Field Customizer Evolution: Forms, Quick Edit Mode

            Please, consider next enhancements to Field Customizer (and Modern List UI):
            1. implement modern Quick Edit mode
            2. Add "edit" mode to field customizer
            3. Make field customizers (both view and edit modes) applicable on forms, panels, quick edit mode, etc.

            382 votes
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              5 comments  ·  SharePoint Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Add support for library packages in the SharePoint Framework

              When building web parts I'd like to be able to extract common code to a separate library that can be shared amongst the different web parts.

              Related issue on GitHub: https://github.com/SharePoint/sp-dev-docs/issues/467#issuecomment-284631927

              373 votes
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                9 comments  ·  SharePoint Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Thanks for your feedback! Just a note to let you know that this is absolutely in our roadmap and we are planning to address this request in future. Good to have though also the vote counts, so that we understand the demand around the request, which helps on prioritizing our internal work.

              • 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…

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                  4 comments  ·  SharePoint Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • List.NavigateForFormsPages support in CSOM

                  Currently it's not possible to set the List.NavigateForFormsPages property through CSOM as it is in the server API.

                  304 votes
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                  • Allow publishing of content type hub content types via CSOM

                    You cannot currently use CSOM to publish content types in a content type hub in O365. Right now you must imitate the page post back to do it.

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                    • REST API citizenship! (surface, roadmap and change log)

                      Besides the lack of detailed documentation around the REST API, given its importance as a major entry point for apps, it needs to be treated with more respect as a service offering. It's currently being updated in CUs and on SharePoint online without any notification of the changes being made (such as the $metadata endpoint appearing - was it in the August 2013 CU for on-prem?). We either need it to be released in a non-breaking change model (URL versioning such as the Twilio model), or messaging needs to be improved so we know when things are going to be…

                      228 votes
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                      • Extensions: Application Customizer - Additional Placeholders Requested

                        Today we get PageHead & PageFooter... would like to have BEFORE/AFTER DIV's for `QuickLaunch` & `PlaceholderMain`

                        Cross-reference:
                        https://github.com/SharePoint/sp-dev-docs/issues/625

                        219 votes
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                          11 comments  ·  SharePoint Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          Thanks for your feedback! We’re reviewing your suggestion. We are looking into closely on the input from the community around this and more specifically around the needed scenarios for the placeholders so that we could also potentially provide also specific customizers based on your requests – rather than just having an empty placeholder. Stay tuned!

                        • SharePoint 2016 On Premise _api/Web/Lists('listID')/subscriptions support (WebHooks)

                          Please provide subscriptions API (_api/Web/Lists('listID')/subscriptions support (WebHooks)) SharePoint 2016 On-Premise which helps in webhooks, desktop notifications, mobile/push notifications and cross platform notifications to name a few.

                          209 votes
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                          • Ability to use App-Only calls to create modern sites

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

                            197 votes
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                            • Provide the ability to write to Managed Metadata via app-only policy

                              App-only policy in the SharePoint App Model is very restricted regarding Taxonomy operations. Even if an app is granted full control over the tenant, it lacks the permission to do anything but read operations on Taxonomy. Please provide the ability to create Groups, Term Sets and terms using app-only policy.

                              187 votes
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                              • Provide flag to enable\disable event firing from Remote Event Receivers

                                Provide option to enable\disable event firing from Remote Event Receivers in SharePoint Online (CSOM/API) similar to SSOM - EventFiringEnabled

                                160 votes
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                                • Import XsltListViewWebPart definition

                                  It is actually possible to import the definition of a XsltListViewWebPart via LimitedWebPartManager in CSOM. However, not all properties are supported. Important properties like XmlDefinition, Toolbar, ViewStyle, .. are being ignored. There's no possibility to have everything set correctly not even manipulating the backed view after importing the WebPart. Please read also this discussion:
                                  http://sharepoint.stackexchange.com/questions/90433/add-document-library-xsltlistviewwebpart-using-csom-or-web-services

                                  157 votes
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                                  • Add information management policy management to CSOM

                                    Add support for managing information management policies, and especially retention policies, on content types and in libraries using CSOM. These are the objects largely in the Microsoft.Office.RecordsManagement.InformationPolicy assembly, such as the Policy, PolicyItem objects, etc.

                                    153 votes
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                                    • Please add the ability to set column default like you can in Object Model with documentmanagement.dll

                                      Need to do this in CSOM
                                      $columnDefaults = New-Object Microsoft.Office.DocumentManagement.MetadataDefaults($list)
                                      $columnDefaults.SetFieldDefault($Folder.Folder, "TestMMSColumn", "1033;#" + $term.Name + "|" + $term.Id)

                                      152 votes
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                                      • 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 ;)…

                                        151 votes
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                                        • Provide the ability to identify features that are deactivated using CSOM

                                          It's currently possible to identify the features that are activated at the Site and Web level using CSOM, it isn't however possible to determine which features are present but not activated using CSOM. It would be great if this feature could be added!

                                          149 votes
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