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  1. Lookup Metadata Column and Office 2016 Microsoft case # 118020817613809

    Custom content types with lookup columns don't currently work in Office 2016 and SharePoint Server 2016. The lookup column data is not accessible from Office, so the metadata cannot be selected. This is not an issue with SharePoint online and Office 2016, or with SharePoint Server 2016 and Office 2013. This has been an issue that has been brought to Microsoft's attention going back a couple of years, and there is still no resolution.

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  2. Microsoft Project .mpp files behavior

    Is it possible to get following behavior when clicking an .mpp file in sharepoint online?
    - Open a webviewer for Project files (not possible right now)
    - just download the file.

    Now the behavior is by design as follows:
    - you search for a file .mpp, click on it and a form opens instead of download directly.

    Data from Service Request 616112992836868:
    The file search for filename.mpp gives the search result in the form of link (form) on SharePoint search instead of directly file extension like other excel or document files on SharePoint search.

    As I was able to reproduce…

    3 votes
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  3. The workflow engine is not very strong. Try to integrate K2 like workflow

    The workflow engine is not very strong. Try to integrate K2 like workflow

    3 votes
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  4. How about a better way to publish SWAY content into SharePoint?

    When on a mobile app Sway doesn't load. You can log in, but nothing ever happens? Also, when you use an Embed web part the scrolling feature with a mouse will is very flaky.

    2 votes
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  5. Improve Power Automate to provide an alternative approval workflow for sharepoint documents

    The old sharepoint 2010 workflow for document approval is a well used tool, I'd go as far as to suggest that most users of workflows in sharepoint have this one running in any number of libraries.

    Now i get that you need to get rid of old tech and MICROSOFT believes that power automate should be the replacement, I get it I truely do, however you need to look again. I use power automate a lot, just not for document approval, cos it doesn't work.

    What used to be a simple processes of setting up workflow for approval of documents…

    2 votes
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  6. Sync mobile phone numbers on user profiles with Office Delve

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    ユーザー プロファイルの携帯電話 を Office Delve に同期させてほしい
    Sync mobile phone numbers on user profiles with Office Delve


    ■Description(内容):
    現在 Azure Active Directory のユーザー プロファイルの携帯電話 の項目は、Office Delve に自動で同期されない。
    このためユーザーが手動で入力する必要があり、入力状況の確認や管理に工数がかかる。
    利便性向上のため、Azure Active Directory から同期されるプロファイルの項目を増やしてほしい。
    また、テナント単位で Office Delve に規定で表示させる項目を設定できる機能を追加してほしい。

    Currently, mobile phone numbers in Azure Active Directory user profiles are not automatically synced with Office Delve.
    Therefore, it is necessary to manually enter them; managing this and checking that this is done correctly creates extra work.
    In order to make this more convenient, please increase the number of profile items which are synced from Azure Active Directory.
    Also, please add…

    2 votes
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  7. Migrate site data from other service such as Gsuite to SharePoint Online

    Implement a feature or tool that can migrate site data from other service such as Gsuite to SharePoint Online.

    2 votes
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  8. Behavior when being directed from usernames to Delve

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    ユーザー名から Delve へ遷移する動作について
    Behavior when being directed from usernames to Delve


    ■Description(内容):
    SharePoint サイトのユーザー情報リスト (sites/<サイト名>/_layouts/15/people.aspx?MembershipGroupId=0) や、ライブラリなどの更新者列など、ユーザー名が表示されている箇所をクリックしますと対象ユーザーの Delve へ遷移する動作を確認しております。
    思いがけない操作で、ユーザー名をクリックした際に Delve 画面へ遷移してしまった場合に、ユーザーに対し混乱を招いてしまう可能性があるため、ユーザー名などからのクリックでDelveに遷移させないよう制御できる機能の実装を希望します。
    併せて、管理者側で認知している範囲でDelveの閲覧を許可させるため、Delveと連携可能な Office 365 サービスを選択できるような機能の実装も希望します。

    If you click on places where usernames are shown, such as the column showing the user who last updated the information in user information lists (sites/<sitename>/_layouts/15/people.aspx?MembershipGroupId=0) or libraries on SharePoint sites, you are directed to the relevant user on Delve.
    In situations where one accidentally clicks a username and is taken to the Delve screen, it’s very possible the user will get confused, so we would like to control this behavior…

    2 votes
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  9. Add option to limit file uploads to Teams in advance

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    ■Title(件名):
    Microsoft Teams のファイルアップロードを事前に制限できる機能を希望します
    Add option to limit file uploads to Teams in advance


    ■Description(内容):
    チームのファイルアップロードを制限するために、チームに紐づく SharePoint サイトで権限の設定を行うが、事前に制限を実施することで新たに作成されたチームにおいても全てのユーザーがアイテムをアップロードできないように制限する機能の拡充を要望します。
    In order to restrict file uploads in teams, it is necessary to set the restriction in the SharePoint site linked to that team. However, we would like an option to restrict file uploads across all users in even newly created teams in advance.

    2 votes
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  10. SharePoint 2019 Flaw when opening documents in Edge & IE

    SharePoint 2019 On Prem Out of the Box does not behave well when opening documents. By default Edge will open documents read only and to a temporary local location on your client. If you work on that document and save it, there is no notification that this is not saving back to sharepoint. Then when you close the browser, you lose your work.
    So far following a support call with Microsoft I was advised to install Office Online Server, and was not given confirmation that this flaw will be fixed. I know you are trying to push us to the…

    2 votes
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  11. Allow OneDrive to Sync Libraries shared from external Tenants

    Make the OneDrive Sync Client able to sync Libraries that are shared from external Office 365 Tenants and allow Microsoft accounts to sync SharePoint Libraries.

    We need this functionality to help discourage our corporate employees from turning to other products that we don't have control over (like DropBox).

    2 votes
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  12. Add Office Support for XML Files

    Excel XML files (.xml) won't open from a SharePoint library via the browser (IE 11). Office returns an error saying "This action couldn't be performed because Office doesn't recognize the command it was given." But they do open from the File Explorer (after using Open with Explorer from the library ribbon), so I guess the problem isn't with Office but rather with the way SharePoint is passing the link to Office. That should be fixed.
    I posted a question in the SharePoint 2013 - General Discussions and Questions forum and a Microsoft Contingent Staff member verified the failing behaviour and…

    2 votes
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  13. Export Excel Workbook Permissions When Migrating to SharePoint

    When migrating from existing user files to SharePoint. Their Excel Workbook permissions do not also migrate.

    2 votes
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  14. "Google Analytics" tag should be enbedded in SPO by default

    Google Analytics is often used for analytics purpose. Currently SPO have to be customized to embed "Aoogle Analytics" tag. But it should become default option because Google Analytics is used more and more.

    2 votes
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  15. SharePoint synced libraries allows required columns and check-in - OneDrive Client fix

    Since the new OneDrive client was updated earlier in the year it has resulted in not being able to synced libraries which have required columns. You can sync them but all the local files are read only and have the green lock symbol against them. We really need to use sync and required columns, they are key pieces of functionality. Please can the OneDrive client be fixed to allow this.

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  16. Improve PDF rendering of native Office Suite documents

    Sharepoint is unable to properly render some Office 2016 filetype content. Case in point are DOCX filetypes in which Helvetica font is used - the resulting print document PDF has grossly misrepresented point spacing which is unusable - even for proofing.

    Please improve/correct the PDF rendering engine so that Office 2016 filetypes stored in Sharepoint can be viewed/printed within Sharepoint without issue or resorting to content download (uncontrolled) and printed on a client with the Office 2016 app.

    2 votes
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  17. Better stated plateforms compatibility. l

    How does 2016SPO different than 2013SPO by adapting tge service on s chromebook? since now it comes handy in android i expecting some good news for chrome ss well....lol

    by a user has been misinstructed by 2013 wizard, and fighting btw MS os environment snd Goog's dumb droid agents...

    2 votes
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  18. Bug Fix: SharePoint Store: Sort by Rating

    When sorting the SharePoint Store by ratings, it sorts by the NUMBER of ratings, not the ACTUAL rating.

    So, for example, the "All" bucket currently displays apps with the following rating: 2, 5, 5, 5, 4, 2, 5, 3, 5. If, however, you look at the NUMBER of ratings, they are sorted by: 41, 37, 35, 32, 32, 30, 28, 28, 27.

    I can understand factoring the number of ratings into the sort order. After all, an app with one five star rating isn't particularly qualified. But the expectation when I sort by ratings is that I'm going to see…

    2 votes
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  19. Bug Fix: SharePoint Store: Searching for Apps

    When searching the SharePoint Store for apps, the default sort order (by relevance) is not very intuitive, especially when searching for otherwise common words.

    For example, searching for "Document Library" returns two pages of app results without "Document Library" in the title (though, presumably, they have these words in the description or other metadata).

    As another example, one might think that searching for "List Carousel" would have the app named "List Carousel" displayed first. Instead, it's fourth, after "Corporate News App", "Apptex Designer", and "Image Carousel".

    I don't doubt that these are relevant results in each instance. But it'd be…

    2 votes
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  20. Unable to attach large files in the InfoPath forms limitation is set to 5MB ,we need to have this increased

    Unable to attach large files in the InfoPath forms limitation is set to 5MB ,we need to have this increased

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