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  1. More diversion in Site Usage

    It would be great to see who is watching with what in SharePoint Site Usage. Desktop, tablet or smartphone f.i.

    Browser and OS would also be nice!

    1 vote
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  2. the error “Someone else has this workbook locked”

    When editing in Excel Online, the error “Someone else has this workbook locked” occurs sometimes.
    It might be locked on the server side, due to internet communication speed, unexpected PC shutdown or browser working stopped.
    When editing in Excel, the error “Upload failed. The server version of this file was updated by another author.” occurs sometimes.
    The file could not be closed properly for unexpected reasons and be locked on the server side.
    I really need you to improve this function that either make files cannot be locked or tell me the way how to unlock the files from the…

    20 votes
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  3. Update User information list with deleted user from Office 365

    When user is deleted, even after all the sync is completed for all the services, user still present in User information list which is by designed behavior as of now, there are scripts available for removing user in bulk from user information list but that is only for SharePoint server.

    Out of the box we can remove the user from user information list however 1 site at a time, we need to do that for multiple site collections at same time.

    We should have such option available that should do this for us

    5 votes
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  4. Delated groups still appear in the Report

    The Office 365 groups which had been deleted still appear in the report and it cannot be hidden.
    Please improve this feature.

    5 votes
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  5. The way to disable preview function when opening PDF file.

    On Modern UI, when clicking PDF file in Library, it will be displayed preview function in the same tab by default.
    I want to add a feature which can enable or disable the preview function.

    5 votes
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  6. Allow multi-valued columns to be indexed in lists

    At the moment you can put column indexes on a number of column types in a list. However, multi-valued choice, lookup and managed metadata columns are not support.

    Please provide index support for these multi-valued columns.

    3 votes
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  7. Provide ability to use dates prior to 1900

    Library and Archives Canada preserve Canada's document heritage and needs to track dates prior to 1900. Date field format cannot be used for dates prior to 1900.

    4 votes
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  8. Allow lookup based columns to be indexed.

    When a list looks up data from another list for a drop down on a column. That column can't be used as an index. It would be great if it could. You can enter the column in and it says it will be used as an index, but it actually doesn't work.

    3 votes
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  9. 1 TB site collections

    SharePoint Server should also be able to have up to 1TB site collections as per SPO. SPO is still running a with SP and SQL so there should not be any reason why this could not be implemented on premises

    25 votes
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  10. Use a list as a mail merge datasource

    I would be fantastic if it was possible to use a SharePoint list as a mail merge datasource

    14 votes
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  11. AlwaysOn Read-Intent Support

    SharePoint 2013 SP1 + Apr 2014 CU support Read-Only instances with AlwaysOn Availability Groups, but SharePoint does not implement Read-Intent, allowing the read routing functionality native to AGs. Read-Intent would allow administrators to make use of the secondary node in the AG for read-only queries, thereby potentially increasing performance of the farm.

    11 votes
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  12. Build OLAP database for Project Server 2016 very long time

    Hi,

    Our Project Server 2016 (on-premise), take a long time to build OLAP (about 7.5 hrs). Currently, data row on table [pjrep].[MSP_EpmAssignmentByDay] about 2,000,000. I found big problem with view [pjrep].[MSP_EpmAssignmentByDay_OlapView_00007829-4392-48B3-B533-5A5A4797E3C9]
    It's use table value function (TVF) to filter SiteId: [pjrep.MSP_TVF_EpmAssignmentByDay('487EED98-D954-4F64-9DAC-3A8821787318')

    I'm read in https://blogs.msdn.microsoft.com/psssql/2010/10/28/query-performance-and-multi-statement-table-valued-functions/
    "But if you use multi-statement TVF, it’s treated as just like another table. Because there is no statistics available, SQL Server has to make some assumptions and in general provide low estimate. If your TVF returns only a few rows, it will be fine. But if you intend to populate the TVF with thousands of…

    1 vote
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  13. Use SQL as a service for Sharepoint 2016

    Please consider supporting the use of SQL as a service to support SharePoint 2016. This would greatly facilitate the rollout of SharePoint in Azure.

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  14. When the option “Start this workflow to approve publishing a major version of an item” being applied, “Modified by” column displays “System

    *English follows Japanese

    アイテムのメジャー バージョンの発行を承認するためのワークフローを開始すると、更新者が [システム アカウント] と表示される
    ユーザーがドキュメント ライブラリにアップロードされたアイテムに対し [チェックイン] 作業を行い、メジャー バージョンを発行すると、ドキュメント ライブラリの [更新者] 列に [システム アカウント] と表示され、最終更新者が表示されないため、最終更新者の確認ができない。
    そのため、[更新者] 列に実際ライブラリのファイルを更新した最終更新者が表示されるようにしてほしい
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    When the option “Start this workflow to approve publishing a major version of an item” being applied, “Modified by” column displays “System Account”.
    When a user performs a check-in operation on the item which has been uploaded to the Document Library and then publishes a major version, the “Modified by” column in the document library displays “System Account”. So the “Last Modified By” cannot be displayed nor be confirmed.
    Please let the “Modified by” column can display the…

    1 vote
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  15. Ability to do multiple check in and check outs

    I believe this was a functionality that was removed from the modern UI, but it would be very helpful to have an option to do multiple check in and checks outs.

    1 vote
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  16. Please let all tenants can confirm all contents of the message center

    Only the related tenant can confirm the contents of the message center, and as partners, they cannot confirm the related information by using their own tenants.
    It is really inconvenient, please make all tenants can confirm all contents of the message center.

    2 votes
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  17. The way to extract inactive users

    It would be really helpful if there’s a function that I can extract the user who has not access to the site or even not log in to SharePoint for a long time.

    3 votes
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  18. Make sure the URL cannot be accessed too, if the feature is disabled.

    On SharePoint, after I disable the feature, the title can be hidden, but the URL can still be accessed.
    For example, after I disabled Delve and Office Graph, even the Delve title is hidden, but URL can still be accessed.
    Please make sure that if the feature is disabled, the URL cannot be used too.

    1 vote
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  19. Test-SPContentDatabase ADD -DatabaseServer "<DbServer>"

    When migrating from SharePoint 2010 to 2013 we split our farm configuration databases on one sql cluster and our content databases to a separate cluster.

    The problem is when we Test-SPContentDatabase there is no way to specify the cluster where we moved the content databases to. The Test-SPContentDatabase command goes to the default Configuration Database Server as seen in CA.

    Can you add the optional switch -DatabaseServer "<DbServer>" to Test-SPContentDatabase that is found in Mount-SPContentDatabase? This would also allow us to test content database potentially before even moving them to the 2013 clusters.

    5 votes
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  20. Timer jobs need to handle all necessary SQL maintenance

    SharePoint Timer jobs need to check the databases for several types of problems (index fragmentation, slow I/O to SAN, etc), do a better job of reporting it to the sharepoint administrators (add a Database and SQL health page?), and either perform all the necessary SQL maintenance needed (like updating statistics, rebuilding indexes, dbcc checkdb, etc.) as needed or allow the SharePoint administrator to know what is needed (dashboard) and schedule that maintenance. Also the dashboard/page needs to be more transparent about showing which jobs failed. Add to health analyzer? Also check response times of reads and writes on the tempdb…

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