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  1. Allow users to move data from File Explorer to outside of the PC

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    ファイル オンデマンド機能で同期を行っている場合のデータの移動について
    Allow users to move data from File Explorer to outside of the PC


    ■Description(内容):
    ファイル オンデマンド機能で同期の設定を行っている状況で、同期フォルダー内のデータをファイル サーバーなど PC 端末の外部へ移動することが可能な機能の搭載を希望します。

    When users turn on Files On-Demand and sync their data, for improve the usability we would like to have the feature that allow users to move their data from sync folders to the outside of the device such as file servers

    Thank you for your considerations.

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  2. Allow Remove photos from Shared Album

    It should be possible to Remove photos from a Shared Album. Shared Albums, with Editable permissions, only allows to Add photos, but not Remove photos from it.
    If I want to create a Shared Album from a folder with a huge amount of photos, to be able to get help from other users on deciding the final list of photos to be printed, whilst not changing the photos on the initial folder, this functionality would be required. It would allow collaboratively work on a Shared Album, without affecting the original set of Photos. A possible approach for this would be…

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  3. 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.

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  4. Display simple the used storage size of libraries synched with local PC

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    ローカル PC と同期しているライブラリの容量を分かりやすく表示する機能について

    Display simple the used storage size of libraries synched with local PC


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business 同期クライアントで同期しているデータの容量を確認する際に、同期フォルダーのプロパティに表示されるサイズやディスク上のサイズ、同期クライアントの設定画面など、様々箇所に容量が表示される。
    現在、同期フォルダーのプロパティに正確な数値が表示されない場合やクラウド上のドキュメント ライブラリの容量と差異があり、容量の確認が難しい。
    同期しているドキュメント ライブラリの容量を簡単に確認できるよう改善してほしい。

    To confirm the consumed storage size of data which is synched with OneDrive for Business Sync client, there are many places the data to be displayed. For example, we can check the size in Sync folder properties, or on a disk, or in settings in Sync client, etc.
    Currently it is hard to confirm the storage size because sometimes the properties in Sync folder does not show the correct value (we noticed…

    12 votes
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  5. qr codes

    The old version of OneDrive had QR codes automatically generated in the Share menu. PLEASE bring them back in the new Sharing menu.

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  6. Transfer Ownership of Someone's OneDrive without losing current Shared Permissions

    We have a user who left and I would like to transfer their files to their replacement. I can do that but if I do the current shared permissions that are set on those files will be lost. there should be a way for this to happen without losing those permissions.

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  7. Mout OneDrive on Linux

    I wouldl like to suggest a way to mount OneDrive on Linux. Google offers similar features for its drive.

    To have everything on the machine, eliminates the requirements of logging in again and again on the web.

    Regards.

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  8. Enable displaying the list of files whose file path length exceeds the upper limit

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    ファイル パスの長さが上限値を超えているファイルを一覧で確認する機能について。

    Enable displaying the list of files whose file path length exceeds the upper limit


    ■Description(内容):
    SharePoint Online および OneDrive for Business 上のアイテムをファイル移行ツールにて移行する際にファイル パスの長さが上限値を超えている場合、ファイルの追加が行えない場合がある。
    この動作を回避するために、ファイル パスの長さが上限値を超えているファイルと、ファイルの場所の一覧を確認または出力できる機能について実装をお願い致します。

    We are aware that sometimes users cannot add a file when migrating items on SharePoint Online/OneDrive for Business by using SharePoint Migration Tool because the file path length exceeds the limit.

    In order to check the file path length before the migration, it will be great if you could provide us a feature that allows confirming and/or exporting the list…

    11 votes
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  9. it would be amazing if it proactively searched for duplicate files: by name/date/size/type & facial recognition & told location of ea. file

    its almost impossible to go back and clean up old photo albums when multiple kids have shared folders and photo streams and cloud albums, and then thumb drives, archive and mass external storage drives. it would be amazing if one drive (regardless of whether you are on the app or website), proactively searched for file duplicates, using a minimum of 5 different search criteria (size, type, date, name, facial recognition...) and temporarily segregated them, for review & acknowledgement of various locations where the document resides. Option to erase duplicates, compress image, leave as is, move, and so on would be…

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  10. Allow us to fix Excel files as “read only” when using sync client of OneDrive for Business

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive for Business の同期クライアント利用時に Excel ファイルを読み取り専用に固定する機能の実装希望
    Allow us to fix Excel files as “read only” when using sync client of OneDrive for Business


    ■Description(内容):
    現時点での動作では OneDrive for Business の同期クライアント利用時に Excel ファイルを完全に読み取り専用にすることが出来ない。チェックアウトを行うことで読み取り専用とすることが可能だが、頻繁に編集を行うファイルの場合は、工数が多くかかり運用に適していない。以前は読み取り専用での利用ができていたため、読み取り専用に固定し利用ができるよう機能拡充を希望します。

    When we use sync client of OneDrive for Business, not all the Excel files will be “read only”.

    Check out feature is able to make files as read only, but it takes a lot of time and increased workload to use this feature for the file we use frequently.

    Formerly files became “read only” when multiple users open the one file, so we would like…

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  11. OneDrive for Business - Implement shared folder syncing to desktop client

    We need the ability to sync folders that have been shared by another Onedrive for a Business user with the desktop client. You just rolled this out for personal OneDrive, but it seems like it's more important for Onedrive for Business

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  12. Allow sharing files by using verification code when performing external sharing from Outlook 2016

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    Outlook 2016 にて外部共有を行う際に認証コードの方法で共有を可能にすることを要望

    Allow sharing files by using verification code when performing external sharing from Outlook 2016


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business 上に保存しているファイルを Outlook 2016 の "OneDrive リンクとして共有" し、"アクセス許可の変更" の選択項目に認証コードで共有を行える様に機能の追加を要望します。また、OneDrive for Business の共有方法と異なるのは混乱を招くため、統一して欲しいです。

    We would like to share the files saved on OneDrive for Business via Outlook 2016 “Share as a OneDrive link” menu by using verification code. Therefore, please add an option that allows sharing files by using verification code to “Edit Permission” menu in Outlook 2016.

    In addition to that, we hope you to unify the way of sharing in OneDrive for Business and Outlook…

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  13. Manage Office 365 Home OnedDive Storage

    Would be nice to manage the Manage Office 365 Home OnedDive Storage between accounts using the full available storage of 6 TB.

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  14. Open Office files which are larger than 30MB without getting an error message.

    Open Office files which are larger than 30MB without getting an error message.
    Office files open by default in Office Online. If you try to open a file larger than 30MB or even worse if you share this file with others they will get an error message with an option to open the file with your locally installed office. Users mostly do not read this error message.

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  15. Prevent re-sharing by non-owners from a tenant-level

    By default anyone who a file is shared with in OneDrive has the ability to re-share that file with additional users. This setting can be disabled on a site-per-site basis via Set-SPOSite with DisableSharingForNonOwners.
    It would be very useful to have this setting on a tenant-level (via admin center), as today using the above cmdlet means we need to re-run this for every new OneDrive site that is provisioned, and to make sure users don't reset this flag.

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  16. Allow us to change the destination of deleted files with OneDrive sync client

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive 同期クライアントにて、ファイルを削除した場合の動作
    Allow us to change the destination of deleted files with OneDrive sync client


    ■Description(内容):
    ファイルを削除すると、同期しているすべての PC にある [ごみ箱] に入る。
    削除しても [ごみ箱] に入らないように設定できる機能を追加してほしい。

    We sync the items by OneDrive sync client, and deleted files go to “Trash” for all synced devices.

    For improving usability, we would like to have the feature or setting that user can control the destination of deleted items.

    Thank you for your consideration.

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  17. Please provide us the feature to recognize users with same name on the sharing window for Modern UI

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    新しいユーザー インターフェイス画面で、共有設定時に同姓同名のユーザーを見分ける機能について
    Please provide us the feature to recognize users with same name on the sharing window for Modern UI.


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business や SharePoint Online にて共有設定を実施する際、同姓同名のユーザーが存在した場合、メールアドレスが異なっていても見分けることができない。
    従来のユーザー インターフェイスのように、同姓同名ユーザーが存在してもメールアドレスが表示されるなど、見分けることができる機能の追加を希望します。

    When we share something on OneDrive for Business or SharePoint Online, if the tenant has users with same first and last name there is no way to recognize which one is the user you tend to share.

    On the Classic UI, e-mail address is also shown with each user name in the list and we recognize them clearly.

    For preventing users choosing the wrong sharing destination,…

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  18. '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…

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  19. Display file extension in OneDrive app

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive アプリにてファイルの拡張子を表示できるようにして欲しい

    Display file extension in OneDrive app


    ■Description(内容):
    Web版では表示されていることから、同じサービスで見え方が異なるのは統一感がない
    そのため、OneDrive アプリでも拡張子を表示する、または表示非表示を切り替える機能が欲しい

    File extension can be displayed in OneDrive for Business on the web, however, it is not displayed in OneDrive for Business app. Since both OneDrive for Business on the web and app are the same service, they should be more unified.

    Therefore, it will be great if you could provide the feature that can display file extensions or switch display/hide them in OneDrive for Business app.

    Thank you for your consideration.

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  20. Add "Paste Special" option for OneNote Online

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    OneNote Online での機能について

    Add "Paste Special" option for OneNote Online


    ■Description(内容):
    OneNote Online においても [形式を選択して貼り付け] 機能の追加を希望。

    For improvement of usability and manageability, Add "Paste Special" option for OneNote Online.

    Thank you for your consideration.

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