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  1. Links in document libraries should work as a link if clicked from a search.

    Within a SharePoint document library, it is possible to add a link to another URL, (document or web page). When this item is returned in a search result the link SHOULD open the document or page the link points to, instead it opens a blank page, (the "contents" of the link). I am not sure if this is by design or a bug, but the action should be chnaged. As an alternative, such links should not be included in search results.

    1 vote

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  2. Make it possible to save specified column widths on the SharePoint admin center “Active sites” screen

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    SharePoint 管理センターの ""アクティブなサイト"" 画面で、任意の列幅を保存できるように機能の拡充を希望する。
    Make it possible to save specified column widths on the SharePoint admin center “Active sites” screen


    ■Description(内容):
    SharePoint 管理センターの "アクティブなサイト" 画面では、自身でビューを作成し、表示列を管理できるが、列の表示幅の保存が行えない。
    サイト名やユーザー名が長い場合、文字列末尾が見切れてしまい、都度列幅の調整が必要となる。
    利便性の向上の為、任意の列幅を保存できるよう、機能の拡充を希望する。

    On the SharePoint admin center “Active sites” screen, you can create views and change which columns are displayed, but you can’t save the width of columns.
    If site or usernames are long, they can be cut off, meaning you have to adjust the column widths every time to read them.
    To improve usability, please add a way to save column widths.

    2 votes

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  3. Add a warning alongside the 'Edit URL' link in the SharePoint Admin Centre

    Changing a SharePoint site URL in the admin centre comes with risks. Whilst these are listed in the Microsoft Documentation (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint/change-site-address#effects-of-changing-a-site-address), these are not obvious from the admin centre.

    Can I suggest that a warning is added alongside the 'Edit URL' link to advise administrators of the things to look out for.

    I was caught out by the fact that all lists that had been customised with PowerApps were no longer usable after the site URL had been changed. This could not be fixed and so we had to change the URL back again to get the forms…

    1 vote

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  4. add "Company Links: next to company logo all communication sites

    add company links to all communication sites, currently not a solution except posting the links on the main intranet page. Users have to go back to the main intranet page to access company links.

    1 vote

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  5. Always Open a file in the client app

    The setting allow files to be opened in the client app can be set at site or document library level, but I would like to force this setting at tenant wide.

    1 vote

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  6. columns' default value based on other columns

    This is a MUST HAVE feature for us to create COMPOSED PRIMARY KEYS in a list.
    Let's say one has a list with Name and Year text columns among others and the PK must be Year + Name. One could then create a new unique value column whose default value would be the concatenation of those 2 strings.

    I see no big issue to implement this since columns' VALIDATION field always allowed to refer other list columns. What to say a mere default value field.

    Being able to have composed PKs in lists is a cornerstone to any SERIOUS use…

    1 vote

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  7. Disable "Add Shortcut to OneDrive" for a Document Library

    "Add Shortcut to OneDrive" is a new feature in the last few months. When it was in Public Preview, there was a PowerShell command to disable that feature:

    "Set-SPOTenant -DisableAddShortcutsToOneDrive $true"

    This command was announced in MC217339 of the O365 Message center. Based on my interaction with support in Case 22963247, that PowerShell command is no longer available now that the feature is no longer in Public Preview.

    I would like the ability to disable "Add Shortcut to OneDrive" again. My environment is about 50% Windows 10 LTSB (1607), and when users "Add Shortcut", it syncs the Document Library to…

    93 votes

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  8. Like and Save for Later

    Please allow us remove the Like and Save for Later from the bottom of new pages.

    1 vote

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  9. edit/new FORMs in lists with lookup and related foreign columns

    new/edit FORMs should show and update columns linked to related foreign data as users select values in the lookup field

    1 vote

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  10. make it possible to use "m365 owner" group to set permission

    When managing permissions for a modern SharePoint site you can actually use the m365 members group to add to a SharePoint permission group. But you can not add the m365 owners group.
    The strange thing is when creating a new SharePoint Team site with a m365 group the m365 owners group is set by default on the owner permissions. But when you create your own owner groups you can not use/find the m365 owner group. The m365 member group can be found and can be used.

    1 vote

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  11. Disable Search bar from a SharePoint site for all users

    I want to disable search bar for all users from a SharePoint site.

    1 vote

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  12. Disable return to Classic UI if the list has its forms customized using Power app

    We have a classic team site inside SharePoint online, and for a custom list we have customized its forms using power app (the new,edit and display forms), but users can click on Return to Classic UI and view the forms using the classic fUI, so all the customization we applied will be lost (as the classic UI will not have any of the customization we did inside the power app).. so if a list has its forms customized using power app then the user should no be able to use the classic forms...

    1 vote

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  13. events list

    Allow the ability to customize forms in events lists using Power Apps to create a custom and visually appealing experience for the user inputting and working wit the data in the events list.

    1 vote

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  14. "Site Owner" is not changed once we rename Office 365 Group associated with a SharePoint Site.

    "Site Owner" is not changed once we rename Office 365 Group associated with a SharePoint Site. The Site Owner Group name should be consistent with the Office 365 group Associated with the SharePoint Site.

    1 vote

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  15. Pages that do not show a menu to viewers

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    閲覧者にメニューが表示されないページの実装について
    Pages that do not show a menu to viewers


    ■Description(内容):
    SharePoint Online でサイトを作る場合に、メニューやヘッダーなど上部のバーが閲覧者に表示されないページの機能の追加を希望します。
    ポータルサイトを作成するにあたり、閲覧者に対しては管理者や編集者が案内する内容のみを見せられる状態にしたいため、現状のメニューやスイート バーが表示される状態が運用上望ましくない状況です。これらのメニューやロゴなどもすべて非表示となったページを作成する機能を追加してほしいです。

    When creating a site on SharePoint Online, I would like to be able to add a page that does not show a menu or header etc. to viewers.
    In creating a portal site, I want to be able to only show these parts to viewers who are admins or editors, so the current state where the menu and suite bar are shown is not ideal for this implementation. Please make it possible to create pages with the menu, logo etc.…

    11 votes

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  17. Postpone designer 2010 Workflow Engine Retirement (again - MS dont close and listen to your users)

    Postpone designer 2010 Workflow Engine Retirement (again - MS dont close and listen to your users)

    14 votes

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  18. Allow customization of how search results are displayed, such as including previews of images, in Microsoft Search

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    Microsoft Search での検索結果にプレビュー画像を含めた詳細を表示したり、表示項目をカスタマイズできる機能の拡充
    Allow customization of how search results are displayed, such as including previews of images, in Microsoft Search


    ■Description(内容):
    Microsoft Search での検索結果にてファイル名の余白クリックでプレビュー画像等、詳細を表示できるが、既定でプレビュー画像を含めた詳細表示を可能とする機能および、検索結果の表示項目をカスタマイズできる機能の拡充を希望します。

    It is possible to view preview images when files are clicked, and to see details, but please add customization option for how search results are displayed on Microsoft Search, or add a way to show preview images as part of the detailed information by default.

    9 votes

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  19. Be able to color code Event web part in modern view

    I have a calendar that is color coded. But when using the modern view Event web part linked to the calendar that is color coded, it doesn't bring those colors over.

    5 votes

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  20. Add a way to edit shortcut icons and browser tab icons

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    ショートカットアイコンや、ブラウザータブのアイコンを変更する機能の実装を希望します。
    Add a way to edit shortcut icons and browser tab icons


    ■Description(内容):
    SharePoint の標準機能として、SharePoint サイトに設定されているサイト ロゴを、そのサイトのショートカット アイコンやブラウザー タブのアイコンに反映させる機能の実装を希望します。

    Please add a standard function to SharePoint to make the site logo set for a site show in shortcuts and as the browser tab icon for that site.

    2 votes

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