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  1. Shared folder name synced to computer

    When I sync down the shared folders, a separate folder is created for each folder that is shared by the owner and with the name changed. We received multiple requests from our users that its confusing and would help to have a single folder created for the user who shared and all folders shared by that person will be in there.

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  2. Allow image hosting for sites like amazon and ebay using a url+filename to make automation easy.

    Allow image hosting for sites like amazon and ebay using a url+filename to make automation easy.

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  3. Allow shared, read-only Excel documents to be edited during session, but not saved.

    Allow sharing of Excel documents in a way that will allow users to make temporary changes to the document but prevent those changes from being saved to the shared file. For example, a worksheet that performs calculations or generates a report based on user input.

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  4. Hybrid File Server Synchronisation with OneDrive and Integrate with Compliance Centre for Data Classification, DLP and IRM

    I work with many companies where a hybrid approach is required between OneDrive for Business and an on-premise file server or even better deisgn OneDrive for Business to be a true Enterpise file sharing solution with on-premise functionality. The architure should have the ability to have traditional file services on-premise that sync to OneDrive for Business and provide the ability to have the same data set across multiple branch offices. This would allow roaming using to access the data via OneDrive on any device and still allow back office personel to update files as per usual. File Sync is not…

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  5. Allow saving Office files on another user’s OneDrive for Business

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    他のユーザーの OneDrive for Business に Office ファイルを名前を付けて保存する機能について

    Allow saving Office files on another user’s OneDrive for Business


    ■Description(内容):
    Office アプリで編集したファイルを名前を付けて保存する際に、自分以外のユーザーの OneDrive for Business を指定することができない。
    他のユーザーから共有されている OneDrive for Business 上の Office ファイルを、名前を変更して保存する際にも保存先として選択できないため、共有ユーザーの OneDrive for Business 上にファイルを保存できるようにしてほしい。

    When I name and save the files edited by Office apps, it is not possible to specify other users’ OneDrive for Business as the saving destination.
    I feel the inconvenience because I cannot specify the other user’s OneDrive for Business as the saving destination when I want to rename and save the files which shared by other users.

    Therefore, I hope…

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  6. the onedrive web and mobile navigation tree should be the same as googledrive

    the onedrive web and mobile navigation tree should be the same as googledrive

    should be the same as Windows Explorer

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  7. Print to pdf.

    Print emails to pdf and save to onedrive from outlook, is missing ... Pls fix

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  8. Add multiple Personal accounts on a computer / laptop / application

    Currently, on Office 365 Home, only 1 Personal account is allowed on OneDrive application, alongside Work / School accounts.

    It'd be great if we can create multiple Personal accounts (shared users on the same laptops/ pc, who are also sharing the 5 accesses to Microsoft Office) on the same device, as certain users (in my case for example) interchange between devices according to usage / occasion, and share those devices with family members.

    While it is true we can use the same Personal account and create multiple folders, we'd like to have segregation of personal space electronically.

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  9. Add templates to One Drive and let users interact with other people based on those templates

    I suggest to add templates as Dropbox has ie meeting notes, project tracking, meeting agendas that allow organizer to invite other people

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  10. Print to pdf.

    Print emails to pdf and save to onedrive from outlook, is missing ... Pls fix

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  11. Add activity log for shared folders

    We should be able to see a log of who has deleted/modified files in shared folders.
    It was previously marked completed but it isn't available. https://onedrive.uservoice.com/forums/262982-onedrive-archive/suggestions/6761490-onedrive-activity-log

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  12. Allow OneDrive to be a Shared Drive Replacement

    My idea is simple, why create the division between OneDrive and SharePoint? e.g. OneDrive for personal files, SharePoint for sharing?

    It creates confusion for users and begs the question why?

    Why not allow organizations to be flexible with their options, what if you want to have things in a centralized cloud-enabled shared drive for the entire organization, with some basic permissions?

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  13. New option: keep local file

    During a reconnection, if OneDrive can not synchonize a file, it renames the local file by adding the name of the PC and adds the cloud file. Add an option to do the opposite: keep the local file and add the cloud version by adding "-OneDrive"

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  14. Does not work on blackberry 10 anymore

    It was the only cloud drive that worked on blackberry 10 devices until 2019 now it doesn't work

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  15. Correct the behavior when co-authoring Word files in both Word Online and Word 2013 Client at the same time

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    Word 2013 クライアントの共同編集中のユーザーの表示について

    Correct the behavior when co-authoring Word files in both Word Online and Word 2013 Client at the same time


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business に保存している Word ファイルを、Word Online と Word 2013 クライアントで同時に編集をすると、Word 2013 クライアントの共同編集中のユーザーの表示に、同一の Office 365 アカウントが複数表示される事象を改善してほしい。

    When co-authoring a Word file saved in OneDrive for Business in both Word Online and Word 2013 Client at the same time, multiple same Office 365 accounts are displayed on the section of co-authoring users in Word 2013 Client.

    Therefore, I hope you to correct this behavior mentioned above so that users using Word 2013 Client will…

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  16. Incoherent wording and translation in the user interface on Mac and PC

    My Problem: I work on Macs and Win10 PCs. Firstly: The options on the user interfaces are not the same (first flaw). Secondly, they are wrongly translated: In german, there's an option: Speicherplatz freigeben. It did not state, that this will erase my 40 GB of data. What a mess. I expected it to behave like a "defragmentation" for unused file space, not a complete erasure. Please make sure, that the options are the same on these two platforms ant that OneDrive complies with mac-specific data-structures (aborts all copying if it encounters a non complying dataset). Make sure, it is…

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  17. Show users that have been privided a share - When clicking on "Properties" of a Folder

    Users need to be able to see which people have been granted a share on specific folders

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  18. Recent Files

    Have a 'folder' for recent files. Have a time limit in days. To add to this have a 'folder' for each collaborator. We can see work evolution and be able to see what collaborators are working on and the status of the work.

    If you really want to make this powerful allow for a comment on the work. "Jim, this is the latest version for our client approval. Please submit if you approve".

    In summary this is a simple dashboard of current work.

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  19. Allow choosing not to use OneDrive for Business when subscribing licenses.

    *English follows Japanese
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    ライセンス契約時に、クラウドサービスを利用をしないように簡易に設定できるような選択肢を設けてほしい。

    Allow choosing not to use OneDrive for Business when subscribing licenses.


    ■Description(内容):
    社内で Office Online を利用したいため、Office ProPlus を契約しているが、OneDrive for Business のクラウド領域は利用させたくないと考えている。
    OneDrive for Business の利用を制限するためだけに SharePoint Online 管理センターからの操作が必要だが、Office Online の利用を主目的としているユーザーに対して、通常利用することがないSharePoint Onlineにアクセスすることは手間がかかり、また不便である。
    当初より OneDrive for Business の利用を希望しないテナントが、運用上 OneDrive for Businessが含まれたプランを選択して契約する場合、初期段階で利用しないサービスを選択し設定できるような機能が欲しい。

    We purchased Office 365 Proplus to use Office Online apps in our organization, however, we don’t want our users to use OneDrive for Business in the cloud.
    We recognize that we can restrict use of OneDrive for the Business from SharePoint Online admin center but for users who are not familiar with SharePoint Online, it won’t…

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  20. Enhance permission levels

    Enhance the permissions to different levels of access 1) View only no download or copy 2) View and download or copy 3)View,download copy and edit

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