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  1. Cut loose „add to timeline“ from „manage lists“ permission

    Recently we had an issue that we wanted the users to add tasks to the timeline. They couldn’t, because they hadn’t the “manage lists” permissions.
    We don’t want them to add views, columns or new lists, they just need to add a Task to the Timeline.
    Could you please change this?

    28 votes
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      5 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Improve the solution for changing the order of User Profile properties

      Develop a robust solution for the colossal frustration that is manually changing the order of User Profile properties in SharePoint Online. Ideally the UI would be improved and a CSOM method would be provided for more complex / bulk operations.

      27 votes
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        3 comments  ·  User Profile Services  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Allow Managed Metadata to be accessed from Power Query in Excel

        In Power Query using SharePoint List as source if the SharePoint List has Managed Metadata Columns and if we use Power Query then those columns doesn't show up in Excel .

        Doing Export to Excel from a SharePoint list allows us to see Managed Metadata values but they append some ID's in front .

        27 votes
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          3 comments  ·  SharePoint Upgrade  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Disable unlicensed users from accessing SharePoint Online in general.

          Currently, users can access Site collections no matter if an admin has assigned a SPO license to them or not. The access is only regulated via permissions within Site collections.

          For our migration of 800 Teamsites from SP2013 to SPO, removing all permissions as the Microsoft support told us, is no feasible solution, not even a workaround.

          Users should not be able to access SharePoint Online, if they don't have a SPO license.

          26 votes
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            2 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Feature for disabling download in all Non-Microsoft Office files such as PDF, jpg, etc

            When giving View Only permission from an External User, I would like to have a feature that would prevent external users from downloading files such as PDF, jpg, etc.

            25 votes
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              4 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Backup and Restore of Production SharePoint Online Site Collections

              I am doing some business continuity planning and have a couple of questions. I know that our SharePoint Online site collections are backed up every 12 hours and that backups are kept for 14 days. If we are planning to make a change to a site collection containing forms, SharePoint Designer workflows, and Site Columns and Content Types, is there a way to use this support service to request a special site collection backup before we start? Alternatively is there a way to do an local backup of the information before we start making changes? If it is not currently…

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                4 comments  ·  Backup/Restore/High Availability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • I want a notification function that warns me before my tenant reaches its memory limit

                As it is right now, site collection admins receive a notification when the site collection is getting close to the available memory space. However, I would like to have a similar option that informs me when the memory space used for the entire tenant is reaching its limits.

                24 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • SharePoint and SharePoint Online Change Log

                  I'd like to see a change log to SharePoint On-Premises and SharePoint Online and of course the rest of the services/servers.

                  What I have in mind is a chronological, grouped by CU/PU/SP for on-premises versions and by date for the services, change log with all the changes to API's, PowerShell cmdlets and features. Very much like the Office Roadmap.

                  For instance in the July SharePoint CU we have a new addition to the cmdlets that allows us to bypass the search protocol handlers. In August we had a security update that change the EnableScript for Ribbon buttons added by apps…

                  24 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Change Management  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 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

                    24 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  Database  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • SharePoint Layout 15 Editable

                      Give options / settings to modify basic look and feel on /_layouts/15/sharepoint.aspx. user should be able to choose which Team sites tiles should display on this page, hide/delete latests. Or possibility for Admin to change link to SharePoint Default Home Page.

                      23 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Customizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Build a Health Analyzer Rule or Fixit Package for the Most Common Distributed Cache Problems

                        Create either a SP2013/SP2016 health analyzer rule, a Microsoft Fix It package and KB article, a SETH/UDE tool package, and a SPRAPaaS component that that checks for the most commong configuration problems with distributed cache. Examples:

                        (1) check to make sure that there are no more than two dcache hosts per farm.

                        (2) check to make sure that the size of the dcache is less than 16 GB and is proportionate to the total and/or available amount of RAM on the servers. Offer to run Update-SPDistributedCacheSize -CacheSizeInMB at ideal settings for the administrator. (See http://blogs.technet.com/b/sp/archive/2013/05/29/calculate-and-set-distributed-cache-size.aspx)

                        (3) Confirm that the…

                        23 votes
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                          3 comments  ·  Distributed Cache  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • excel service should be ported with on Prem version.

                          excel service should be ported with on Prem version. So that the organization which has which have policy restrictions will able to enjoy powerView and PowerPivot easily. It should not be limited to office online.

                          23 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Integration with Other products  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Improve content types and content type hub-functionality

                            Content types:

                            Enable content type-based default values in addition to site column-based and location-based default values. Allow farm administrators to specify which takes priority in cases of conflict (and make them function reagardless of if the user creates a new document from the ribbon, uploads it or drag-and-drops it into the library)

                            Enable all and any sharepoint columns to be displayed, and when applicable edited, from within the document (not just in the ribbon). For example give us the option to automatically propagate your new unique farm-wide document ID-based url in the actual document content. would be fantastic for users…

                            23 votes
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                              3 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • About Office 365 Video

                              On the page of Statistics in Office 365 video, the displayed number of “Watched” differs from the actual number of watched.
                              I really want this will be improved in the nearly future.

                              22 votes
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                              • Create Site for any Domain owned

                                You are limited to the first domain name registered for all sites. https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Can-t-rename-team-site-on-Office-365-576325ad-8c40-4fe8-8a63-68c3b7d536cf?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US
                                You should be able to create a new site or migrate the domain name to a new name without having to delete your entire Exchange and SharePoint data and creating anew account

                                22 votes
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                                  3 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Keep public sites availalbe for any SharePoint Online subscription

                                  This is a great feature and we don't want it taken away.

                                  22 votes
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                                    5 comments  ·  Office 365 SharePoint Tenant Admin  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Upgrade V2V or B2B

                                    Will like to smooth process and see less down time when upgrade from 2013 to 2016 or installing patches/SPs.

                                    21 votes
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                                      4 comments  ·  SharePoint Upgrade  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Need to simply open html files on SharePoint Online

                                      In SharePoint server, we can set Browser File Handling to Permissive in order to have the user's browser simply open an html file that appears in a document library. We need to be able to accomplish this functionality in Office 365/SharePoint Online.

                                      20 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Enable Termstore backup/restore in SharePoint Online

                                        Enable Termstore backup/restore in SharePoint Online

                                        20 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Taxonomy  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Data leackage prevention for OneDrive for Business Client sync

                                          Currently you can sync multiple SharePoint libraries from different tenants in OneDrive for Business. To prevent data leakage it would be helpful for my organization to restrict the synchronization to just specific tenants (maybe based on the tenant GUID).

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                                            2 comments  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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