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  1. 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.

    60 votes
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      2 comments  ·  Bugs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Face Recognition & Share Face Collections

      Face recognition and tagging would be incredibly useful! Because whenever I take a photo of a friend or a family member, it will be able to recognize them and puts their photos in their own face collection which then I will be able to share their face collection with them.

      This way, all my friends and family members will instantly get notification from OneDrive whenever I take a photo of them. and they can see it in their OneDrive or Photos App on Windows without me having to create an Album for each event, put their photo in that album…

      34 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Photos  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Permission user folders

        Good work!
        We are testing the synchronization between different dividends in SharePoint linked to user accounts.
        We have encountered an unnecessary problem.
        When a user has no permissions for a folder, it appears with a red cross and sync message appears.

        In the mobile app, the folders for which the user is not authorized does not appear, so it should be.
        When do you plan to fix this?

        173 votes
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          5 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Online-only support for Mac OS X

          Hello! I really like the online-only feature that OneDrive has for Windows, and I'm sad that the same feature isn't available for Mac. The files I have are eating up space on my hard drive, and using selective sync doesn't cut it (the large size of my OneDrive is due to images and .PSD documents which I open in bulk for image editing, and are a hassle to download from the website every time I simply want to use them.)

          I'd really appreciate it if this feature were implemented, since I'm running low on space! If not, I'm probably going…

          30 votes
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            4 comments  ·  Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Don't attempt to implement Dynamic Type (larger text) on iPhone/iPad.

            If Large Text is selected (via Settings/General/Accessability) this is poorly implemented on OneDrive, eg folder names beneath the folder icon (Files view). People with visual disabilities can Zoom the whole page. As mentioned elsewhere when folders are displayed with a sliver of a photo please can this be enlarged as per oneDrive v9.9 (v10 is a setback).

            22 votes
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              0 comments  ·  iOS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Editable old file name when renaming

              When renaming a file, it would be very useful to have the old file name pre-filled in the textbox.

              1. It’d be easier to make a minor change to the filename.
              2. The file name could be copied. (Useful when renaming a related file to a similar name.)

              17 votes
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                1 comment  ·  iOS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • OneDrive CSP for MDM management

                With SilentConfig coming (https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/OneDrive-Blog/Previews-for-Silent-Sync-Account-Configuration-and-Bandwidth/bc-p/120993#M252) we need the ability to configure clients through MDM (Intune). A OneDrive CSP would help us achieve this.

                97 votes
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                  3 comments  ·  Windows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • please support APFS case sensitive on mac in your client

                  currently it's not possible to use your one drive client on my mac. the reason: my filesystem is APFS in case sensitive version

                  47 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Mac  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Enable searching users for the notification destination from items.

                    *English follows Japanese

                    ■Title(件名):アイテムから通知先ユーザーの検索を行えることを要望いたします。

                    Enable searching users for the notification destination from items.
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                    ■Description(内容):
                    現在、通知の設定について、通​​知先に設定したユーザーからどのアイテムに通知設定を行っているか確認が行えるが、100名以上の単位に通知先を設定する予定のため、ユーザーから通知アイテムを検索するのでは、現実的な運用ではないです。
                    そのため、​アイテムから通知先のユーザーを検索できる機能を実装して欲しいです。

                    Currently, we know that you can check which item you are setting notification settings from the user you set as the notification destination. After this, we plan to set a destination of notification more than 100 users, so that searching for notification items from users takes a huge amount of effort.

                    Therefore, I hope you to implement a function that can search users for notification destination from items.

                    Thank you for your continued support.

                    16 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Implement the feature to change the number of date specified to search for Office 365 audit logs.

                      *English follows Japanese

                      ■Title(件名):Office 365 監査ログの検索範囲として指定できる日数について

                      Implement the feature to change the number of date specified to search for Office 365 audit logs.
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                      ■Description_JP (内容):Office 365 監査ログの検索範囲として指定できる日数について、現在 90 日以内となっているが、範囲を変更できる機能、または 90 日以前のログを取得できる機能の実装を希望。 

                      I am aware of the current scope of search for Office 365 audit logs is limited within 90 days, but I hope the feature will be implemented to change the date scope or to acquire the logs prior 90 days.
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                      28 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Folder sync

                        Add ability to sync entire folder from file system. Whenever files are updated in the synced folder it should sync it. No matter where files are edited (cloud or using another app) folder should sync. Some third party apps are providing such feature but you are not #Strange

                        29 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Viewing of file names in OneDrive

                          Problem:
                          Not being able to see file names in full.

                          There are two ways to view files in onedrive:
                          1) icon view (not showing full file names or
                          2) list view.
                          List view will have a few columns depending on screen size or rotation (portrait / landscape).
                          If in portrait it will give one column on a cell phone (not showing full file name), when turning to landscape it show two columns, still not showing full file names.

                          It will be nice to have an option to choose how many columns you want to see on a screen in portrait…

                          33 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  iOS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Please allow OneDrive Offline Folders to store data on External SD Card.

                            I'd love to be able to move my Onedrive Offline Folder to External SD card. Most Android devices have limited internal memory. What would really be great if Microsoft Onedrive would sense that an External Drive was mounted and ASK users if they would like to have their Onedrive Offline Folder stored on External SD ?

                            Thanks a bunch for this option.

                            14 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Android  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • OneDrive indexing for WIndows Search

                              I am not sure I am at the right place to post this, but since some Microsoft engineer said here would be a more appropriate place for my post in Microsoft Community, here it goes (don't shoot me if this is considered cross posting):

                              Prior to installing the Fall Creators Update on my Windows 10 machine last week, all my files stored in any of my OneDrive subfolders were indexed and fully searchable through Windows Search. For example, entering ‘content:management‘ in the upper right search box would return all the documents (PDF, Word, etc.) that contained the word ‘management’.

                              Right…

                              65 votes
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                                7 comments  ·  Windows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Allow opening the Office file by [Open in Office Online] function via mobile devices or local PC.

                                *English follows Japanese

                                ■Title(件名):
                                ローカル PC のストレージや、タブレット端末内の Office 関連ドキュメントを開く際に [Office Online で開く] 機能を追加してほしい。

                                Allow opening the Office file by [Open in Office Online] function via mobile devices or local PC.
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                                ■Description(内容):
                                ローカル PC に保存されている Office 関連ドキュメントや、モバイル端末の OneDrive アプリの [自分と共有] 内のファイルを開く際に、[Office Online で開く] 機能を追加してほしい。​
                                必ずしも Office クライアントアプリの利用を必要としないサブスクリプションの場合でも、ファイルをブラウザーで閲覧,編集する際の工数を削減できるような機能を実装してほしい。

                                We are aware of that the [Open in Office Online] function is only available for the user with a subscription whose service is covered the Office Client Apps.

                                I would like you to extend the feature that allows the users to easily open/edit the files by the browser even their subscription does not…

                                17 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Duplicate files/photos ( duplicates )

                                  Like other suggestions I would like a way to not have duplicate files/photos, to save space.

                                  Can we have some specific way to:

                                  1) run a "duplicate" search that can automatically delete files/photos based on a name, size and date
                                  2) search for duplicates and then list them all in name order, showing name, size and date to then give option to review then delete
                                  3) a file compare search for similar looking files, then the option to delete one(s)

                                  6,368 votes
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                                    162 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • increase the file upload limit

                                    Please increase the file upload limit from 15GB! With ever increasing file sizes from the media workflow, especially with 4K content, the 15GB limit can be quite a bummer at times!

                                    112 votes
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                                      4 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Rename a file

                                      In the new version when I try to rename a file,the old file name wouldn't stay highlighted,meaning I cannot keep the existing name and add characters up or remove off of it. Please fix this, I need to edit the file names not completely enter the it from scratch.

                                      16 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  iOS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Disable sharing within tenants

                                        We have several client companies. Our group work base is Office 365.
                                        Therefore, I would like to migrate "personal file server" to Onedrive for Business.

                                        However, since Onedrive for Business can not invalidate shared functions within the same tenant, that is a problem.

                                        It is now possible to disable the "external sharing" function with external tenants, but please also make it possible to invalidate the "internal sharing" function as well.

                                        13 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  OneDrive for Business  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Progress info for on-demand sync

                                          It would be more user-friendly to show current progress of on-demand folders sync. Currently it's only shown as "Processing changes" and popping up new files in the OneDrive pane. User doesn't know how fast is it going, how much files are left, when it will end. Having similar info as for classic sync would be nice.

                                          38 votes
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                                            1 comment  ·  Windows  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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