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  1. 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…

    189 votes
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  2. 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.

    21 votes
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  3. 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.

    32 votes
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  4. Don't display path to shared folder (all parent folders are visible)

    When sharing a folder, anyone can see the whole file path to that shared folder.
    E.g. Files/Shared/.../.../SharedFolder

    There is no privacy if every user with the link can see my drive structure.
    I know that they cannot access or see the other files or folders but I am very concerned about all people clicking through my folder tree.

    In Google Drive for example, only the Name of the shared folder and the tree for the sub folders of said shared folder is displayed, not all the parent folders like in OneDrive.

    This is a huge no-go!

    21 votes
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  5. email files to onedrive

    it would be nice if there could be a feature... an email address that I could use so I could send files to my onedrive

    7 votes
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  6. Hide documents from Delve, that are shared with "link sharing"

    If user shares document with link inside organization, this sharing option creates illusion that only users who know exact link, can access document.
    Everyone in organization can see document if they open user page in Delve.
    All documents that user shared with link are publicly available to all workers inside company in Delve.

    6 votes
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  7. Make shared folders visible for third party applications

    Hey, me and my partner have little problem with sharing files that are meant to be used by third party app. The app uses OneDrive as a storage and we want to use one folder to share files and expand its content together. But in application folder is avaliable only on my account (as an owner). My partner on the other hand can't access the folder via mentioned application, but she can add content that I can access. So the problem is probably that she's not the owner of the folder and we can't set up 2 owners, so the…

    6 votes
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  8. Download Shared file instead of open it online

    When you send a single file, allow users to download them instead of opening the file on Excel/power point/word online. That's a pain when you receive a large file and have to wait long to let it open and then download it or open it on your desktop.

    6 votes
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  9. Public (without logging in) upload to a shared folder

    Make it possible to create a share forlder with Bill, send the link to him at bill@gates.com and let Bill just click on the link and upload/create files to that folder without signing. Folders could also be password protected so that Bill needs to know that to access the share.

    13 votes
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  10. Allow us to restrict sharing both external users and internal users

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive for Business の共有を制限する機能を追加してほしい。
    Allow us to restrict sharing both external users and internal users

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    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business 上の共有を外部共有だけでなく内部共有もできないように共有自体を制限する機能を追加してほしい。

    I would like to see the feature to restrict sharing not only with external users, but also with same organization users.

    14 votes
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  11. 1. We need feature to be able to password protect shareble links. 2. password protect folders and files.

    1. We need feature to be able to password protect shareble links. 2. password protect folders and files.

    4 votes
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  12. 'Allow download' option when sharing a folder

    It would be very useful to provide the 'allow download' selection toggle within link settings when sharing a folder with others to prevent them from downloading a local copy of any of the files within the folder - similar to how the 'allow editing' selection option works.

    I purchased onedrive for business specifically because I was led to believe I would be able to do this but was informed today that currently it is only available for office 365 (word, exel etc) individual shared documents.

    I was directed to a previous idea posted and wondered if there was any update…

    4 votes
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  13. Allow us to create space for computer regularly and automatically from file on demand feature

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive for Business のファイル オンデマンド機能について
    Allow us to create space for computer regularly and automatically from file on demand feature

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    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business のファイル オンデマンド機能にて、手動で [空き容量を増やす] より設定可能な、PC端末の容量を減らす設定を、自動で定期的に設定する機能の追加を希望します。

    I would like to see the option to create space for computer regularly and automatically via [Free up space] option which we need to set manually at file on demand feature of OneDrive for Business.

    7 votes
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  14. Network Drive functionality

    I love Office 365, but some file types does not work directly from SharePoint and sync does not solve the issue as it contain "username" in folder path making collaboration "impossible" on graphical design files composed by multiple fragments and many co-authors.

    This I suggest you to make a enterprise network mapping option, and the ability to prioritize updates to that sync. This would give the users the ability to have same folder path to the content.

    5 votes
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  15. Include OCR data in scanned PDFs

    Run OCR on any PDFs that have been added to OneDrive and make any text that it finds searchable. I know this is done for documents that have been added via the Lens app, but it would be useful for all documents in OneDrive, e.g. those that have been added from a scanner.

    1 vote
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  16. Allow Syncing of Files Shared with Me

    I would really like the ability to sync the files that people share with me to Windows Explorer like I can sync the documents that I share with others.

    It would make accessing them much quicker and I honestly don't understand why it isn't already a feature.

    77 votes
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  17. Please increase upload capacity

    Please increase upload capacity more than 15GB

    2 votes
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  18. Pasting links

    I recently transitioned from Office personal to Office 365 business and migrated OneDrive over to business as well.

    However, when I post links in places such as Facebook and LINE app, the file name is no longer included which is really frustrating. Is there any plan to include this functionality in the business version of OneDrive?

    I've attached what happens when posting the same file in both OneDrive personal and business - as you can see, they are very different with the business version losing identifying information. :(

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  19. Tracking shared file access

    I need to know who has accessed the shared files on One Drive- You should have a list of who accessed and or downloaded files and the date.

    11 votes
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  20. Allow us to control share candidates at OneDrive for Business.

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    Outlook on the Web 側でユーザーが登録した外部の連絡先情報が、OneDrive for Business 上に表示される。
    Allow us to control share candidates at OneDrive for Business.

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    ■Description(内容):
    Outlook on the Web 側で各ユーザーが登録した連絡先の情報が、OneDrive for Business でアイテムの共有を行う際に検索候補に表示される。
    Graph API の API コール処理による検索で、OneDrive for Business 側に Outlook on the Web 側で登録した情報が表示されていることを確認したが、OneDrive for Business の検索結果に Outlook on the Web 側のユーザー情報を表示させたくないため、本機能をオフに設定できるように機能の実装をお願いします。

    If a user adds contacts from Outlook on the Web, those contacts are shown as a share candidate on OneDrive for Business.

    I understand API call processing by Graph API for the search shows those contacts information on OneDrive for Business.

    However, I would like to hide…

    17 votes
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