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  1. Excel files are unexpectedly corrupted while using the Excel files on OneDrive for Business with Excel 2016 for Mac devices.

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    Excel 2016 for Mac で Excel ファイルを利用中に、ファイルが破損して修復することができない

    Excel files are unexpectedly corrupted while using the Excel files on OneDrive for Business with Excel 2016 for Mac devices.
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    ■Description(内容):
    Excel 2016 for Mac で OneDrive for Business 上の Excel ファイルを利用中に、ファイルが破損して修復することができない場合がある。Excel 2016 for Mac のバージョンを、16.13.1 (180523) に更新したところ、修復をして開くことができるようになったが、別の端末では引き続き修復ができず、開くことができない。OneDrive for Business のバージョン履歴を利用しても 1.0 まで戻さなければ開けない状態で、開けていた時のバージョンには戻せない状況。

    なお、端末によってはバージョンの更新によって動作が変わったこと、および、下記の Microsoft コミュニティに今回の事象と類似した投稿 (日本語のみ) があったことから、Office クライアントに起因する可能性がある。

    <参考情報>
    タイトル : Office 2016 for mac で「'XXXX.xlsx' の一部の内容に問題が見つかりました。」エラー
    アドレス : http://answers.microsoft.com/thread/6c6eaedf-4c6b-4fd7-83e5-e98ba6232fd9

    現在はローカル PC 内にファイルを保存するとファイルが開けるため、そちらで対処するが、大変不便であるため、改善してほしい。​

    Currently, We are concerned that the Excel file may be unexpectedly corrupted then it cannot be repaired in some cases while using the Excel…

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    • Change Menulet Icon Color for Sync Errors

      When sync errors occur, nothing is indicated on the icon that a something is wrong. The user has to click on the icon to see the sync errors. I propose that we make the icon entirely red when a sync error occurs, to get the user to pay attention and hopefully click on the icon to see the sync errors.

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      • KFM Known Folder Move for MAC

        Why not KFM Known Folder Move for MAC?

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        • OneDrive offline/signed-out warning needed

          When we get randomly signed out of OneDrive. Unknown cause but affects 10+ people. Suspect cause is either our (PC-focussed) IT processes or n days after another enforced password update.

          OneDrive then stops synching our team files (across restarts) without any warning. Obviously not a good thing.

          Some kind of "red" warning would help - a lot...

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            • How about making an application with the functionality of Dropbox.

              How about fixing the restrictions on file and folder naming so it is not such a pain to use. Dropbox is the example to work to.

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              • Resume copying incompletely copied file when the net is back

                If the internet gets disconnected while copying a large file, I don't think it resumes copying from where it left off. This feature is badly required.

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                • Fix this strange behaviour - When paused, context menus disappear, can't share and can't open preferences

                  Currently when sync is paused in the Mac app, it shuts down the entire app. No context menu, no status icons next to files and folders, can't share and can't open the app preferences.

                  No only this, when you restart sharing it takes a right long time to get going with the wheel of death dancing in your face.

                  Why?

                  I have a hunch that the second part is to do with the first part. I suggest you fix this strange behaviour, so users can still share and access the preferences while paused and not have to wait for 'something'…

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                  • Dropbox better than OneDrive

                    Tried to make the switch from Dropbox to OneDrive on Macbook pro. Was looking forward to saving the money.. but files uploaded so slowly and some folders were empty! So am happily back with my trusted but expensive Dropbox!

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                      onedrive for mac could have the synchronization status icons as well as on the pc indicating to the lay user whether the folder is synchronized or not.

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                      • Disable macOS Sidebar Icons

                        Give users the option to disable the automatic addition of icons to the macOS Finder sidebar from within OneDrive options. If I remove the icons from the sidebar manually, they're readded every time OneDrive for macOS restarts.

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                        • Find a better way to make it possible for the OneDrive for Mac app to update itself automatically.

                          Currently I get a popup from the App Store "some updates could be installed because programs are running" or something like that. I have to open App Store to find which app it is - most of the time it's one drive. I have to explicitly quit one drive, update, and restart it. Would be nice if it just worked without my intervention.

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                          • Fix OneDrive so it works with OSX High Sierra

                            Since the public release of OSX High Sierra, OneDrive is unable to sync up to an O365 SharePoint document library. Downloads are fine. A clean install to OSX Sierra resolved the issue.

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                            • Add Option to Enter Password Directly via Menubar Item OSX

                              Be able to directly enter a new password via the Menubar item rather than wait for the client to timeout. That way the client will actively be trying to look for the new password you've (say) set online via a different route rather than trying and failing to sync and therefore only requesting a new password after 2-3mins.

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                              • Set-SPOTenantSyncClientRestriction -BlockMacSync: switch is too aggressive and needs further controls

                                when setting the Set-SPOTenantSyncClientRestriction -BlockMacSync:$true cmdlet - all macOS devices get blocked. It would be better if we could further control the cmdlet such that all macOS devices get blocked UNLESS joined to the domain guids specified. The current function is a mere ON/OFF function which either allows all Macs regardless of domain join status or none.

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                                • Sharing suggestions

                                  if somebody gets a sharing link the folder should be immediately added to his space or at least a suggestion to be given at the right moment

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                                  • Better support for Sketch.app files

                                    We still use Dropbox as OneDrive doesn't play nicely with the Sketch.app files on the Mac our user experience designers use. We'd love to move off of Dropbox entirely and only use OneDrive, but aren't able to until Sketch.app files are better supported.

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                                    • Make OneDrive MacOS FileName compatible

                                      Sync all your files anywhere, anytime across PC and Mac? Hardly!! OneDrive still has legacy Windows filename limitations and refuses to deal with files/file names that are fully legal names on the MacOS. This has been an issue for YEARS that Microsoft has continually ignored. Until Microsoft can be bothered to fix this, OneDrive will continue to be nothing but an "also ran", trailing far behind competing products/service what do not have such issues (which would be just about every other product/service out there). Until Microsoft can be bothered to fix this, I will have no other choice but to…

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                                      • Provide the availability to install the Apps properly though Mac devices from the Office 365 Portal site.

                                        *English follows Japanese

                                        ■Title(件名):Office 365 Portal サイトの [Office アプリをインストールする] をクリックすると表示される "OneDrive for Business" という記載について

                                        Provide the availability to install the Apps properly though Mac devices from the Office 365 Portal site.
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                                        ■Description(内容):
                                        ​Office 365 Portal サイトの [Office アプリをインストールする] をクリックすると表示される "OneDrive for Business" という記載について、Mac でインストールしても利用ができない。
                                        同期クライアントを利用する上でわかりにくい表示であるため内容を修正してほしい。​

                                        Currently, we are concerned about the event occurrence of the "OneDrive for Business" notation appears when clicking "Install Office Applications" on the Office 365 Portal site. However, it cannot be opened it even if you install this indication from Mac devices.

                                        It makes the users confused when using the Sync Client for the users…

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                                        • Thought Satya Nadela's big thing was cloud. OneDrive on Mac sucks big time.

                                          Syncing on Mac for OneDrive sucks real bad. It shows error for files which have no errors. Things get stuck for eons saying syncing files when just below it gives the message 10.8 GB of 10.8 GB synced. You guys can't get the basic feature right? I am quitting OneDrive and windows for good. I know one solitary complaint won't bother you but I am moving all my clients too. Enough is enough.

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