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  1. Fix CSOM SiteCollection Creation providing Lcid

    When creating Site Collections through CSOM and providing an LCID. (For example 2067) an exception is thrown.

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    SiteCreationProperties.Template\r\nParameter name: Specified value is not supported for the SiteCreationProperties.Template parameter." is thrown at ExecuteQuery();
    [/Quote]

    The Exception is also not pointing in the right direction.
    1) It should be possible to create Site Collections providing the LCID
    2) When an Invalid Lcid is passed, the exception should point in the right direction.

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    • 81 votes
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      • Warn when using preview SharePoint Framework features

        The latest version of the SharePoint Framework Yeoman generator contains a mix of features that are GA and preview features (for example connecting to MS Graph, web part connections, extensions). Whether the generated solution can be run in production depends on the features used to build the web part. With that, when bundling the project, the toolchain should warn of any experimental features being used in the project which would prevent the solution from being deployed to production tenants. This would help developers avoid deploying solutions depending on experimental features to production tenants, only to see the deployment fail.

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          6 comments  ·  SharePoint Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add API that checks if user is in group

          Right now there is no API to check that. If you add a security group into a SharePoint group, there is no way to check if the current user is a part of the SharePoint group: The user is not listed in the group.Users and the SharePoint group is not listed in the user.Groups. The 3 APIs that allowed to do this in full trust code are missing from CSOM so we need an alternative.

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          • Extensions: Property Pane / SideBar Placeholder (Right)

            Please provide a well-known placeholder for the property pane or better a similar placeholder that let us create a sidebar.

            Having this ability would let us create powerful sidebars/toolbox extensions. This would be a super cool enhancement!

            65 votes
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              0 comments  ·  SharePoint Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Add User Profile changes functionality to CSOM/REST

              When switching the development model from SharePoint server OM to SharePoint Apps (CSOM), there is one important feature that we are missing: the User Profile Changes API (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ms517376(v=office.14).aspx ).

              In an on premise environment there is still a way to implement this using server OM but in cloud environments there is no way to do it.

              Apparently the only way of synchronizing SharePoint user profiles or handle user profile changes in the App model is doing a brute-force full scan using CSOM, which is a much less performant approach. Is this the way how MS currently recommends to face…

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              • Extensions: Support Development in Local Workbench

                Today, application extensions in SPFx (command sets, application customizers & field customizers) can't be tested within either the local or SharePoint Online hosted workbench. This is a bummer and a big step backwards to such a cool aspect to the development story with SPFx.

                I get that you need a list to work with, but at a minimum, the workbench could have a static list with static data and no other functionality for us to test the customizations on.

                My wish is that Microsoft adds support to the workbench for extensions before GA.

                61 votes
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                  4 comments  ·  SharePoint Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Provide a means to do audience filtering for list items over REST APIs

                  List items that have an Audience field attached should be audience filtered when retrieved via the REST API.

                  For example, a list that has link items with the Audience field attached to target particular items at particular groups of people. If the REST APIs are used to retrieve items from this list, then the identity of the requesting user should be optionally used to filter the results based on audience.

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                  • Provide a list limit over 5000

                    The recommended list option is ONLY 5000, the structure has been indicated to hold up to 30 Million items. but I had a list over the 5000 and experienced issue with IE and MS will not resolve. We cant be the only company that would like lists with over 5000 items. The idea would be a special list page - the list page could handle over 5000 item, but the requirement is the information be hosted as an external list.

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                      1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Global or tenant wide event receivers

                      I'd like to see a reliable event receiver globall and/or tenant wide that fires when a site collection/site is created, updated etc. It should point to one or more external services.

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                        1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Expose REST Endpoints in the SharePoint UI

                        Here’s an idea I had a while ago based on a conversation I had with some of the other SharePoint MVPs: expose the REST endpoints and documentation right in the UI for those who have the appropriate permissions. It could be a little icon at the bottom of any page where there are relevant end points. All content is security trimmed anyway, so no one is going to see an endpoint they can’t use (though if they can fathom the docs they can know what endpoints there are available).

                        Think about it:

                        You’re on a List Settings page, and you…

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

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                            0 comments  ·  SharePoint Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Set internal site field name using REST API

                            We use the following call to create a site field:
                            $.ajax({
                            url: appweburl + "/_api/SP.AppContextSite(@target)/web/fields?@target='" + hostweburl + "'",
                            type: "POST",
                            data: JSON.stringify({
                            '__metadata': { 'type': 'SP.Field' },
                            'FieldTypeKind': fieldType, 'InternalName': fieldInternalName, 'Title': fieldDisplayName, 'Group': fieldGroup, 'Required': fieldRequired, 'Hidden': fieldHidden
                            }),
                            headers: { "accept": "application/json;odata=verbose", "content-type": "application/json;odata=verbose", "X-RequestDigest": $("#__REQUESTDIGEST").val() },
                            success: function (data) { console.log("Custom field successfully created");},
                            error: function (err) { alert(JSON.stringify(err)); }
                            })

                            However, the internal name is not set to the parameter fieldInternalName. It seems that the internal name is also set to the display name and suffix. Would it be possible to specify the internal field…

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                            • Add support for Single Page Applications to the SharePoint Framework

                              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.

                              Please extend the model so that it can be used to create…

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                                1 comment  ·  SharePoint Framework  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Please create a MY App Launcher Chrome Control

                                As a Sharepoint Developer I have used a lot the chrome control in Sharepoint Apps, however with the new App Launcher and My Apps Page, I would suggest that Microsoft creates an "app launcher chrome control", a piece of code we can "copy/paste" in our webforms/mvc/js apps that will show automatically the Apps Launcher.

                                I believe this will be a great way to navigate between LOB Apps that we create in the Offce 365 Platform.

                                Thank you

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                                  1 comment  ·  SharePoint Add-ins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Add additional permissions to GraphHttpClient

                                  With the graph GQL gone, having this "easy" method to query Graph API directly from SharePoint when already authenticated is a huge must have.

                                  For example I'd ask priority on the permissions that let you fetch Recent Files, Trending Files, Trending People, and Planner tasks for the current user. Those make the most sense to be featured on intranet home pages. We do this currently (and it is quite messy with adal.js, particular when it comes to token refreshes), but has lots of end user value.

                                  I have 4 custom web parts today in a SEWP. One gets recent documents,…

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

                                    Thanks for your feedback! Just a note to let you know that we’re building your suggestion now. This is planned to go live late 2017 or early 2018. Tenant administrator can grant additional scopes to be exposed to the SharePoint Framework solutions. This was announced in the Ignite 2017.

                                  • Fix the REST API to return the value and not the Id when getting single value Managed Metadata field

                                    REST API should be fixed when getting single value Managed Metadata since it returns the Id instead of the actual value, which then requires another call to get the value. Without this you cannot show a list of items/docs with the single Managed Metadata value. Note that "Allow Multiple" Managed Metadata works fine as it returns a collection of actual values.

                                    For details see: http://sharepointificate.blogspot.com/2014/05/taxonomy-columns-sharepoint-2013-list.html

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                                    • Fully integrated overlay calendar from Exchange

                                      Make the calendar webpart so it can fully overlay any number of calendars from Exchange, and also make them writable. For example have a room calendar in Exchange where non Exchange users can see the calendar and even make a reservation.

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                                        3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Allow all list/library advanced settings be accessible via CSOM/REST

                                        Some list/library settings are available via CSOM. Others are available via the list property bag (although that approach is not desirable). However, there are even other advanced settings that don't appear to be accessible (read or write) via CSOM/REST. In particular, the advanced settings for "open documents in the browser" (open in the client application, etc.) or allow "quick edit" (yes/now).

                                        I'm looking at SharePoint 2013 when trying to do this, but I suspect the same problem occurs for SharePoint Online and SharePoint 2016.

                                        36 votes
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                                        • SharePoint 2016 TechNet Virtual Lab

                                          TechNet Virtual Labs has a wonderful virtual labs for SharePoint 2013. It would be great if a similar Virtual Lab is provided for SharePoint 2016.

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