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  1. Office apps Word, Excel slow saving when File Collaboration setting is ON in OneDrive

    Office apps Word and Excel are very slow the first time you save a document when the File Collaboration setting is ON in OneDrive. This is because Office saves the file to the cloud even if the file has not yet been shared. A better method would be to only save the file to the cloud first if the file has been shared, otherwise save the file to the local OneDrive folder and allow OneDrive to sync the file to the cloud.

    96 votes
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  2. Request files requirement for "Anyone Links" folder edit rights

    Request files not shaping up as previewed

    For security reasons our company has limited "anyone" links to view for files and folders. Unfortunately to use Request Files requires "anyone" links have edit rights on folders. Why can't the feature work with "specific people"? Why does this feature require changing a global security setting to use?

    Your preview materials state that uploaders would not see anything but would just see the area where they can upload. But making a security change that would impact more than just this type of link (request files) is not what we had hoped to see.

    19 votes
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  3. We want to maintain the access permissions when moving files

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    ファイルを移動する際に権限を維持したい
    We want to maintain the access permissions when moving files


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business にて他のユーザーと共有しているファイルを SharePoint Online に移動する際に、権限を維持したまま移動できる機能を実装してほしい。
    現在はファイルを移動する際に改めて移動先での権限設定や、リンクの再発行を行う必要があるため、移動元で利用している共有リンクから引き続きアクセスできるようにしてほしい。
    Please implement a feature that allows users to move files from OneDrive for Business that are shared with other users to SharePoint Online while maintaining the permissions.
    Currently when files are moved permission settings need to be set for the destination and links need to be reissued, so we hope that users can continue to access from the shared link used at the source.

    14 votes
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  4. Allow users to share everything when sharing folder.

    Today when sharing a folder with a user, the user would not see some of the files contained in that folder. Files that are not visible to users are previously shared with others by sharing those individual files. All files that had not been individually shared are fine and the user having folder level access see them.

    This is an inheritance issue.

    This might be "working as intended" but it would be helpful to have a checkbox on the folder level Share dialog to allow users to share everything under that folder including unique permission items.

    Similar to what we…

    15 votes
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  5. About changing the location of a shared sync folder

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    共有を受けた同期フォルダーの保存先変更について
    About changing the location of a shared sync folder


    ■Description(内容):
    現状においては、共有を受けたフォルダーに対し同期設定を行った場合、<会社名> のフォルダーが作成され、その配下に共有先同期フォルダーが作成されるが、保存先の変更が行えない動作である。
    共有を受けた同期フォルダーの保存先を、ユーザーの任意で変更できるように機能の拡張を希望します。
    Currently, when the sync setting is made to a shared folder, <Company Name> of the folder is created, and the shared sync folder is created under it, but the save location cannot be changed.
    I would like the feature to be extended so that users can optionally change where to save the shared sync folders.

    14 votes
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  6. Ensure multiple people can read documents without synchronization issues

    Referring ticket # 17174503

    "When two or more people are working on a document at the same time, they might make changes that conflict with each other. Conflicts can occur when one person works offline and then saves the document to the server. Conflicts can also occur when two people work on the same part of a document at exactly the same time. When edits conflict, the file would display a notification the next time that a user tries to save the document. The conflicts must be resolved before you can save the document to the cloud.
    In OneDrive sync…

    24 votes
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  7. Request File Feature button should be HIDDEN if disabled

    The new Request File Feature requires Anonymous link sharing. If this is disable the button still appears and instead provides users with an error, making them think the feature is broken. The Request Files button should be hidden or grayed out if unavailable.

    12 votes
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  8. Add the option to hide upper directory structure when sharing on OneDrive

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive での共有時、上位のディレクトリ構造を非表示にするオプションの追加
    Add the option to hide upper directory structure when sharing on OneDrive

    ■Description(内容):
    フォルダーを他ユーザーと共有する際、上位階層のフォルダーまで UI 上に表示されてしまう。共有フォルダーのみを表示させ、上位フォルダーは非表示にする機能を搭載してほしい。

    Please make this happen: Hide upper directory structure when sharing files to others.
    The upper directory structure is displayed at the top of the OneDrive UI.

    16 votes
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  9. Prevent save location of shared files from being changed by shared users

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    共有したファイルの保管元のフォルダーを、共有先ユーザーにて変更できないようにする機能を追加してほしい
    Prevent save location of shared files from being changed by shared users


    ■Description(内容):
    現在の機能は OneDrive for Business のファイルを共有すると、共有先ユーザーにて、一旦ファイルをダウンロードして再度該当ファイルをアップロードすることにより別のフォルダーへの格納が可能となってしまうため、共有したファイルの保管元のフォルダーを変更できないようにする機能を追加してほしい。​
    When OneDrive for Business files are shared, if the shared user downloads the file and tries to upload the same file, it becomes possible for the user to save the file in some other folder. We hope a feature will be added to prevent the save location of the shared file from being changed.

    8 votes
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  10. Consistent sharing behavior for Office file types and custom file types

    Make a sharing behavior the same for both Office files types and custom files types.

    Current behavior:
    File Handlers 2.0 allow to register custom files types (that can be configured to open by custom web applications) for Office365 tenant.
    When you share this custom file type, a person who receives sharing link will download the file when after clicking on the link. Instead of downloading, the file should have been opened in a custom web application that the file is configured to open.

    For instance, for Office file types, when a person clicks on a shared Office file - it…

    192 votes
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  11. Integrating SharePoint and OneDrive with Autodesk Revit

    We are construction company and I'm extremely happy to see one step in the right direction that Microsoft Office 365 is integrating with DWG.. but both MS and Autodesk already knows that AEC industry is moving towards BIM and they should go ahead and attach A360 viewer like thing with SharePoint. As a large partner of MS as a construction company we will really like to see that MS is doing thing in this direction which will increase our usage of platform which in turn benefits all of us.

    61 votes
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  12. Change Access Permissions for File Request Feature

    Love the new file request feature and can be very useful in my org. We would like to see a different approach for access and not have to enable anyone with a link access. We would like the specific people sharing option, to lock whom the request stays with. I does not seem secure that I can forward that link to another use to upload whatever they want.

    6 votes
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  13. OneDrive for Business External Sharing permission set to "Anyone"

    Please allow to set OneDrive for Business External Sharing to "Anyone" without changing SharePoint External Sharing permission.

    Currently, we cannot change OneDrive for Business External Sharing permission to "Anyone" if SharePoint External Sharing permission is set not to share with External organization.

    We want to enable this feature so we can set Expiration Date and Password when sharing files to Anyone thru OneDrive for Business.

    22 votes
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  14. Allow us to control editing by users who are shared the notebook in a pat of OneNote notebook

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    OneNote ノートブック上の一部の箇所のみ、配布したユーザーが編集できないようにしたい。
    Allow us to control editing by users who are shared the notebook in a pat of OneNote notebook


    ■Description(内容):
    OneNote ノートブックでテンプレートを作成し、ユーザーにそのテンプレートをもとに編集していただく運用を予定しているため、作成者が記入したテンプレートの箇所のみ他のユーザーが編集できない機能の実装をお願いします。

    I created template in OneNote notebook and share it with other users and ask users to edit based on the template. Therefore, I would like to see the feature to control editing the template part by users to avoid the template will be edited by users who are not the template owner.

    13 votes
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  15. Allow users to play video shared in OneDrive in full screen in default

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    OneDriveで共有された動画を全画面で再生開始する機能
    Allow users to play video shared in OneDrive in full screen in default


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDriveで共有された動画のリンクをクリックした際に、デフォルトで全画面再生される機能の拡充を希望します

    I would like to see the feature to play videos in full screen in default when users click those videos which share within OneDrive.

    10 votes
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  16. email dissapear while changing file permission

    I ma relatively new to OneDrive and recently found that email disappear while changing permission (unchecking anyone can edit ...) maybe there is an option to change default status for permission but it will be nice to keep data that was already entered in box

    1 vote
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  17. check in / out files through win explorer and mac finder

    Please provide option to Check-In files in Windows File Explorer. We work with file groupes (.dwg, .ifc, .vwx) which need be be synct offline This is forcing us to go to SharePoint online, check the files, edit the files offline save them and after sync to Check the files again online even though we post the files in Windows explorer.
    This would be very welcome to autodesk and vectorworks users.

    6 votes
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  18. Onedrive backup notification for admin

    Notification list in the admin page or email to the user/admin when OneDrive does not sync more than a certain date.

    as admin, I would like to make sure that all the user OneDrive is sync

    1 vote
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  20. Add domain restrictions only to Onedrive for business in the tenant without affected Sharepoint settings.

    Currently, external sharing of OneDrive for Business are addicted to Sharepoint Settings. But we want to set domainblacklist to external sharing of Sharepoint and set domain whitelist to external sharing of OneDrive for Business.

    3 votes
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