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  1. sdk mac

    provide OneDrive SDK for mac

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

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      ■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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      • Allow syncing of "forbidden" file types (ex. *.swf) from OneDrive for Business on Mac to Office 365 Small Business Premium

        Allow syncing of "forbidden" file types (ex. *.swf) from OneDrive for Business on Mac to Office 365 Small Business Premium

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        • Sync Onedrive to external harddrive on Mac

          I need to be able to sync OneDriver with an external harddrive on Mac! This should be easy for you to fix.

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          • Accounts block

            Please update how can I reactivate my account??

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            • Make it possible for Mac users to put their OneDrive folder on a SD card.

              Right now, when I put my OneDrive folder on a SD card (or try to do it), I get an error saying that it is not possible to put OneDrive on an external disk. This would be really nice, since I purchased a flash memory card which goes in the SD card slot (in order to increase the capacity of my computer).

              Now the problem is that it is quite useless for me, as I cannot synchronise my data from this disk.

              Thank you!

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              • Mac OS OneDrive App updated on 8 May 2018 Keeps Crashing

                I have been running OneDrive App on Mac OS El Capitan (10.11.6) for a couple of years without issue. It was last automatically updated on 8 May 2018 via Apple's Mac OS App Store. Today 20 May 2018 when I booted my MacBook, OneDrive app kept on crashing on loading. I uninstalled the app and then reinstalled via the Appstore, and same problem. I used CleanMyMac app to uninstall and remove all associated fiIes, deleted the OneDrive folded and reinstalled, and OneDrive sill crashes immediately after opening. I even downloaded the app via the Microsoft website and reinstalled, and still…

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                • OneDive Folder Protection for Mac

                  Please add the same Folder Protection option for Mac as is currently available for PC. The feature on PC works great, and is much needed on Mac, as many of us use both systems. Thanks in advance.

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                  • Known folder sync feature request

                    We would like to put ~/Documents and ~/Desktop (for example) in MacOS on OneDrive for Business without actually moving these folders elsewhere. We would request you to make this feature as early as possible.

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                    • Redirect MS office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) to the online version

                      When I open Word files using OneDrive for Mac, they open as local files, causing me to lose out on functionality that I would get if I had pointed Word directly to the online file (such as the ability to use the Share menu to share the file or collaborative editing capabilities).

                      Were I to open the same file from within Word by selecting Open, then going to my connected OneDrive account (not the local folder), then finding my file, I would get all of these nice online sharing features.

                      While I've only tested this with Word, I'm guessing that…

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                      • Default Settings for Sharing Links

                        A User must be able to make a default setting for sharing his/her files. For example, 90% times, we need to share a link which should not be editable and must expire automatically in 7 days. There is no way to configure this. The current way is that a link shared allows editing by default and it does not expire.

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                        • sync OS X Photos automatically without export

                          Currently, you need to export photos from OS X Photos app in order to upload to OneDrive. This is a manual process and creates duplicate copies of photos. Would be great if OneDrive sync the photos automatically.

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                          • OneDrive folder location

                            Please re-add the ability to put the OneDrive folder on a different HDD on the mac. I use a Mac Pro with 4 internal HDDs and i no longer can do so.

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                            • stop downloading files when low disk space

                              curvy version downloads until disk space runs out, then falls and requires re-signing

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                              • OneDrive should support nap on Mac in order to conserve battery

                                Nap is not enabled. Moreover the app is using too much battery, while seemingly doing nothing.

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                                • Speed up uploading thousands of very small files

                                  I have a local backup of my GMail made with gmvault. It's a folder with subfolders and files amounting to several hundred thousand files.

                                  1. OneDrive stalls... my CPU starts working at 100% for several hours non-stop. I aborted it.

                                  2. I decided to try and upload a single sub-folder with just 1000 files. After taking some minutes to process it, OneDrive started uploading them one by one, taking over 3 seconds per file. This makes it impossible for me to upload the GMail backup into OneDrive.

                                  OneDrive should:

                                  1. Be able to cope with a folder of hundreds of…

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                                  • Passcode

                                    Make it fingerprint compatible. Also the only reason I use a passcode is because otherwise there seems to be a syncing issue. FYI

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                                    • ... enable synchronization of Mac's folder "Desktop" with OneDrive

                                      While it is possible to sync my Windows folder "Desktop" with OneDrive it is unfortunately not possible to do the same with the Mac folder "Desktop".
                                      Please make it possible so I always can have the same content on both Desktops.
                                      Thank you.

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                                      • Phone or system backups

                                        Can we expect Microsoft to come up with something like Apple's Time machine kind of backup which utilises the OneDrive as the storage and can replicate something like time machine backup.

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                                        • Reduce the number of steps to get to "Choose Folders" screen

                                          I am constantly dipping in and out of the "Choose Folders" to sync screen. I think there are too many steps to get to it in my opinion. It would be great if we could reduce the number of clicks and menus required.

                                          When working on certain projects, or if I need to reference an old project I use the "Choose Files" window to download only that folder from my OneDrive. It would greatly speed up my workflow if getting hold of project files could be simpler.

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