Favorite folders and files
Can you add a feature to add favourite folders or files for quick access. Not like the recent folder. Like a list of bookmarks that never changes.
We’re working on a feature to flag folders and files to access later. This feature will be for commercial accounts (business) initially.
The lack of the navigation ability from the left pane essentially makes the left pane useless. It is painful to only be able to navigate in the main area. It makes no sense to have it if it will only allow me to see Files which will take me back to the root.
Additionally, it is painful that I can't change the column widths, and the Name gets shortened and I see all this unused white space on the screen!
Anna Lidin commented
Is not Delve the answer on this?
Eric VanDeGenachte commented
Although there doesn't appear to be a way to designate a folder as a 'Favorite,' there is a category on the OneDrive for Business portal for 'Recent' files, which may solve some of the issues that some clients are experiencing.
Google Drive has the right idea with the facility to "Star" or "favourite" folders, to prevent having to click through several steps to get to a regularly used folder. Lets hope Microsoft catches up quickly as this is a big downfall that they aren't providing something like this.
Also, having been able to colour code folders in Google, this would also be an ideal feature for Microsoft to add to OneDrive as soon as possible.
Microsoft need to work this one out quickly. Big lag behind in terms of efficiency compared to Google Drive. Unfortunately this subject is showing up all over the place so I hope Microsoft take note of all the comments and votes.
Having just moved from Google Drive to One Drive have noticed that there is no facility to "star" or make specified folders a favourite. This is a necessary feature particularly for efficiency if you need to drill down a number of levels to get to a folder. Another great feature is the ability to change the colours of folders - this is a great feature to define and group folders relating to a specified area. Great for differentiation between departments.
Users should be able to 'favourite' a file/folder and have a separate list of shortcuts to 'favourited' files and folders so we can get to our most frequently used items quickly, even if they're buried seven folders deep.
would be great if one could "favorite" currently often used folders and those would be accesible via a favorites bar, both in app and web. would make things easier for me for sure
Chandra Sekhar commented
Yes, this is very important. We work on certain folder on daily basis and difficult to navigate to them on clicking on the links. So if we can pin a folder to favorites we should be able to navigate to that particular folder. Please provide this option.
This is definitely a must!
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Jon Bown commented
Thanks Matthias, I agree fully a clickable windows explorer style hierarchy tree would really sell One Drive to me. Currently I see One Drive's potential, but the lack of this feature holds me back from using it. Also - just looking at Dropbox - this has a prettier front page, is more intuitive and more navigable
Need a kind of collection, having categories and within that links to actual files and folders.
I love the ability to pin files to my phone Start screen and would find this valuable in OneDrive as well.
No we need a real section for pinned/Favorite files and folders. Especially now that we enjoy so much storage
Christian Hartung commented
I like the idea to pin favorites.
The modern-UI influenced File Explorer looks very simplistic and is good if you are on a touchscreen. It would be awesome if the online File Explorer would include similarities to the Windows Explorer with a structured folder layout on the left where you can pin favourites and fastly switch back two folders/create new folders.
[note: Title updated by Angus Logan to limit duplicates]