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  1. Download Multiple Files

    Please investigate how to highlight multiple files and download them all... many times I need to download 4-8 files and have to do so individually. Very time consuming.

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    • Bring Back Drag and Drop Files From Document Library To Outlook

      SharePoint Online has recently updated automatically with the new modern libraries format. Although it looks nice, our entire company lost the popular function to drag and drop documents anymore.

      We used to be able to drag and drop documents from a SharePoint library into an Outlook 2013/2016 email, as an attachment. The modern library no longer allows drag and drop. Attempting to do so will simply not function at all.

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      • Provide end-user facility to define fixed-width of list column.

        Column width dynamically re-sizes and often results in widths that are too narrow or too wide to be easily readable. Currently, the only way to have a fixed-width column is to use jquery or SharePoint Designer. There needs to be an easier / more approachable way for a common end-user to define a fixed-width column.

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        • PDF preview

          Please do make the preview of pdf files possible again, it is really frustrating that I have to download pdf files so that I can review them.

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          • Allow admins to promote sites

            In the new sharepoint home page, is there still a way for admins to promote sites? it was a good way of making people aware of new sites we were working on, without affecting their normal links, recent and following lists. Thanks.

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            • Tabs Missing in Top Nav in new SharePoint View

              Please bring back the tabs in the new SharePoint view. the tabs for Files, Browse and Library. We have trained all of our authors to use those, so we will stick with the classic sharepoint for now.

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              • Please add a simple PRINT BUTTON to print the current record in Access APP

                In the Access APP, when a record is selected, I would like to print the record. I repeat only the selected record.

                I have implemented the same on 1 of my on-premise servers using scripts on the server. But my hands are tied on the Online version.

                Help here would be much appreciated. Thats not a big change but a big feature that is missing.

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                • Fix the bug in Sys.CultureInfo.CurrentCulture that it loses the right culture if you refresh the page on a new or edit item form

                  Sys.CultureInfo.CurrentCulture holds date / number format information for the language your site is using.

                  It is useful for displaying and parsing dates and numbers while accepting input in the native locale of the current user.

                  If you visit new/edit item form and refresh the page - Sys.CultureInfo.CurrentCulture will show the wrong culture until you visit any other page in your site.

                  Please fix this bug so that we can rely on this object and continue to use it and support other languages and cultures.

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                  • Include URL field on new library creation page

                    To avoid spaces and %20 in URLs, provide a mechanism on new list/library forms, new column forms, new view forms, and similar where the user has some kind of control over the URL (or in the case of columns the internal name). A simple URL field would do the trick quite nicely, ideally with some kind of auto population feature copying the value from the name field so the user doesn't have to type something in twice.

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                    • Simple list/library view editing

                      It would be great if we could have some form of list/library layout editing tool for power users who do not know JavaScript. Something that allows a user to decide whether to have one column showing all the data or stick with 3 columns. It would be nice to have options to separate the rows with lines etc. All this in a simple to use package.

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                      • If you change the name of the SharePoint group, the Web Part that set the [Target Audiences] is not displayed

                        English follows as below

                        SharePoint グループの名前を変更すると、[対象ユーザー] を設定した Web パーツが表示されなくなります。
                        SharePoint グループの名前を変更しても、そのまま表示されるようにしてください。

                        - 再現手順
                        1. 全体管理者ユーザーにてサイト コレクションを作成し、カスタム リストを作成します。
                        2. SharePoint グループ "Audience 01" を作成し、メンバーとしてユーザー A を追加します。
                        3. サイトのトップ ページを編集し、カスタム リストを Web パーツとして設置します。
                        4. 該当の Web パーツの [Web パーツの編集] 画面にて、[対象ユーザー] に "Audience 01"、"Company Administrator" を設定します。
                        5. ユーザー A にてサイトへアクセスし、Web パーツが表示されることを確認します。
                        6. 全体管理者ユーザーにて、[サイトの設定] - [ユーザーとグループ] - [Audience 01] と順にクリックし、[設定] - [グループ設定] から SharePoint グループの名前を "Audience 01_1" に変更します。

                        - 期待される結果
                        SharePoint グループのメンバーが Web パーツを表示できます。

                        - 実際の結果
                        SharePoint グループのメンバーが Web パーツを表示できません。

                        - 回避策
                        1. 全体管理者ユーザーにて、該当の Web パーツの [Web パーツの編集] 画面を開き、[対象ユーザー] 欄に "Audience 01_1" と変更後の SharePoint グループの名前が表示されることを確認します。
                        2. 特に設定を変更せず、そのまま保存します。
                        3. ユーザー A にてサイトへアクセスし、Web パーツが表示されることを確認します。

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                        • search box

                          On the classic sharepoint there is a search box that is very helpful. Please add that to the new look.

                          18 votes
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                          • Search document function

                            I do miss a quick search document function. When you have many documents in one folder it would be nice to be able to search on the name or a part of the name of the document.

                            This could be done with either the use of asterisk, or filter function like contains/starts with, etc.

                            18 votes
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                            • Allow new library look for libraries over 5000 items (provided the structure in managed correctly)

                              Hello SharePoint Team, we have libraries with over 5000 items, but they are distributed across around 100 root sub-folders. This works great as far as responsiveness, HOWEVER the new library look refuses to open the library (it opens in old look). While this is still in preview, perhaps you can modify it to allow 5000+ item in new view, provided they are being managed correctly? We are an MSP and our clients have similarly size and well structured shares. We won't be able migrate them to SharePoint with this limitation and will need to explore other EFSS options; we would…

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                              • Can't save a site as a template if publishing feature enabled

                                The publishing feature is a must-have for various reasons in many intranet classic structures. A project site can need to become a site Template witht such feature enabled, to handle pages, and css branding.

                                Without this, the time to duplicate a site structure can be strongly increased, which can become a real problem. For me it can become a crippling point.

                                This used to be possible : why this possibility has been removed ?

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                                • Keep List and Library Headers visible while scrolling through a list

                                  It would be nice if the headers of the document library or list would not disappear when scrolling down a list of files in a document library. Is there anyway to Freeze the header row like in an excel.

                                  18 votes
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                                  • Navigation

                                    Its much faster now but we can also have folder structure in left pane under documents. It will be much easy to navigate.

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                                    • Enable folder and multiple files Download option via OneDrive Web app

                                      Enable folder and multiple files Download option via OneDrive Web app.
                                      Why, free Google Drive allows download selected files and folders by one Bundle (zip archive). Onedrive for business doesn't have the this simple and necessary feature! Why?

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                                      • Resolve issues with the Document Information Panel

                                        In Office 2010 & 2013 DIP Panels, BCS fields display as Read Only fields. So for a new document generated through SharePoint 2010/2013, a user is unable to complete BCS fields in the Office app as other field types. The user will then be unable to check-in the document.
                                        This is a major problem for adoption of BCS and is one of the major drawbacks.

                                        In Office 2016 Preview, Document Information Panel has been removed completely, meaning the metadata is completely hidden from the end user. Also in this version of Office 2016 BCS fields are not displayed at all.

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                                        • I highly suggest showing the options by default for sending an invitation to new users that you give permission to.

                                          Under site settings or a library settings permissions when adding a new user or group, the option is hidden and checked by default to send an invitation. I suggest showing that by default. It is too easy to send an email to a bunch of users when setting up a new site or app.

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