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  1. Home screen shortcuts for folders and files

    Allow users to take a file or folder they use often and paste a shorcut to the android home screen for quick and easy access

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  2. Add Embed features to One Drive for Business

    Schools are organizations with the most flexible and varied use of Office products. In many cases presentation of the products also occur on other platforms eg one note or websites or wikis or VLE/LMS platforms.

    Most school organizations with Office365 products also have a onedrive for business framework. To encourage teachers and students to share resources in an effective way we desperately need to ability to embed resources.

    visual learning is a hugely effective part of learning. Embedding powerpoints or mix files so that they play on a a different platform, embedding Wordfiles to make it easier to view without…

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  3. Fix special characters in company name bug on mac

    This is stated as fixed in version 17.3.6378.0329 of the mac app store app, but the problem is still the same.

    If you have a special character in your company name - for example / - the mac client is unable to use the folder you have chosen.

    A/S is the primary company type in Denmark, and names should include this notation. Because of this, the problem is widespread in Denmark.

    I guess there are more special characters that are not being handled on the mac as well.

    Read about the problem here:
    https://community.office365.com/en-us/f/153/p/432751/1095582

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  4. Differential synchronization

    In the current OD4B specification, when updating the file in the folder to be synchronized, the updated file, not the difference, is fully synchronized, which leads to the tightness of the communication of the end user's NW by the communication of OD4B.
    In our recognition, only Word, Excel, PowerPoint files supports differential sync, if OD4B deal with files that created other applications as well, it will be very helpful.

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  5. Slideshow in iOS please

    Hi. Could you please add the ability to do a slideshow within the app itself rather than relying on using a secondary app

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  6. Folder offline

    Instead of selecting each individual files within a folder for offline use how about the possibility of selecting an entire folder?

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  7. Add Back .txt Text Editor Option

    On OneDrive.com, add back the option to edit text files. Starting around 12/20/17, the option to Open and edit a text file by right clicking disappeared.

    However, it's possible to get back to the editor by using part of the link below.

    https://onedrive.live.com/?v=TextFileEditor

    Please fix this bug as this is a key functionality to edit simple text files.

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  8. Allow us to share a folder via a guest link in OneDrive for Business

    Using Google Drive, Dropbox, and even OneDrive consumer I am able to share a folder (not just a file) with someone outside of my organization without requiring them to sign up for a Microsoft account. Not everyone has a Microsoft account and it seems inconsiderate (and unprofessional) to send a folder to a client that is then held ransom until they create a Microsoft account.

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  9. Choosing thumbnail image for the video on one drive

    I haven't been able to find a way to choose my own thumbnail image once a video has been uploaded to my one drive account. When I share the video to friends via Facebook, sometimes I do not like the thumbnail image that was automatically created when the video was uploaded. Could there be an added feature where you can add a thumbnail image from the video uploaded as the front cover image so it uses this thumbnail image when posting and sharing the file to friends in Facebook??

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  10. Lightroom Integration

    I'm storing all my photos (raws) in OneDrive. Enable a mechanism to sync keywords (or tags in OneDrive terminology) with Lightroom.

    Since differential sync isn't supported on OneDrive I have to keep the database on DropBox.

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  11. Chromecast on iOS support

    The OneDrive app needs chromecast support on iOS and windows. I'm unable to stream videos from my folder to chromecast ultra!

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  12. Disable one drive completely

    I don't want or need this. Uploads files and pictures even when set not to. It should have a setting that disables it completely and premently.

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  13. Map view of photos

    Other competing apps have a map view of photos. I know that geotags are copied from my iPhone camer to the OneDrive photos, so why doesn't OneDrive allow for a view of all my photos on a map? OneDrive photos tries to create this view with folders of "Photo Places" but that simply falls short.
    I actually pay for an upgraded storage level so I can store all my documents and photos in OneDrive, but am strongly considering leaving for Google due to this lacking and wonderful feature. When will this be added?

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  14. Rename a file before uploading

    Hi, when I am using the iOS share sheet to copy file to OneDrive, I am only allowed to choose the location that I want to upload the file, but I can't rename the file before I upload it. It'll be great if I can rename the file first before I upload it, so that I don't have to navigate to the folder where I uploaded the file to rename it.

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  15. Enable choosing an OneDrive folder where to save a file with "save as" option

    Today it is not possible to choose a folder within OneDrive for Business if you work online and want to save file. "Save as" saves file directly in root folder.

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  16. shutterfly

    I would love to be able to upload directly to shutterfly. I can't access my pictures right now without downloading each picture individually.

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  17. Force SharePoint Online Folders to sync through OneDrive to clients via GPO

    Now that you allow users to Sync SharePoint Online Folders to OneDrive. You should make it so an admin (through GPO) can set a folder to sync to client machines. So if an admin wants to have files always available to the client they can be pushed through OneDrive and GPO.

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  18. Filenames with a dot [.] symbol prefix

    Consider enabling OneDrive to accept files beginning with a dot/period [.] I don't make them myself, but I have one or two applications that do. I have tried repeatedly to upload them, but OneDrive says “OneDrive file names can't start or end with '.' (dot) symbol”. It does however, accept folders that begin with a dot symbol [?] Windows Explorer has handled both quite happily ever since the old file naming conventions were relaxed..

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  19. Allow backup of files from multiple drives to the OneDrive

    This seems to be such a fundamental functionality and so many are in a similar situation so I'm posting in hopes that Microsoft will consider a new feature request.

    I have a laptop with a small Solid state drive with 50 Gb of data I'd like to back up to OneDrive. When I'm home I dock my laptop and have an external drive with 500 Gb of data I'd like to back up to OneDrive. It doesn't help to change the folder of my OneDrive backup as I need both folders backed up. They can't be combined. I also don't…

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  20. Apply RMS templates across all OneDrive users

    The ability to apply RMS policies across all OneDrive enabled users and folders from the central admin location.

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