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  1. Read only access at folder and file level -useful for accessing archived data

    This is traditional database access idea so users or customers can view documents but can't ***** with carefully curated data on OneDrive - so no edits, updates, deletes

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    • One Drive sync problem on iPhone

      I have One Drive app + Word app on my IPhone. Created doc on computer, saved in onedrive, shared for editing. Opened doc on iPhone word app edited doc. Edits not showing on onedrive app. Edits show on computer browser and iPhone Word app. It is like onedrive app not syncing. On email and other apps pulling the screen down generates a sync cycle. MS needs to add this feature to the onedrive app.
      This is a problem as when traveling on business i will review edits by team members on iPhone onedrive app if it doesn’t sync i will…

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      • Allow OneDrive business to share and sync with OneDrive personal!

        I have a project with 75 partners! Some have OneDrive personal. I cant share and sync with them. So i need to swtich to dropbox or googledrive

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        • different accesses to folders under a main folder

          It was not possible to differentiate access to different folders. Example: A main folder, which everyone has access to, then subfolders, to which a special group of people have access

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          • Upload only link to customers with no access to open files uploaded

            I would like to have ability to edit permissions for outside firms to only allow uploading to a folder on OneDrive. i.e. we can send customers a link to a OneDrive folder that only allows them to upload files and not open those files. Currently if I remove the ability to open files in permissions it also removes the ability to add files.

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            • Hi, please make the Excel sheets on OneDrive less laggy. I feel like I'm on dial up sometimes when I try to open, save, or cross-reference

              Should be a way for the sheets to locally reference each other while on the drive rather than having to save local copies and then figure out referenceable work arounds...it crashes my excel when I try to do even simple cross-references because it's on my computer, going into the cloud to reference and then pulling that information back down from the cloud; I've had entire workbooks corrupted and hours of work lost because of this short-sighted "solution."

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              • Send email to all shared with

                I would like to have option to select all users that I have shared file with and send them email notification.
                This can be very usefull when you hfor example restore file from previous version due to something and you want to notify everbyody that they can work with it or the have to refill their data into such file.
                Currently it is not possible, users has to be picked one by one.
                Thank you

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                • Display in a table the email, date invite sent, access (r/w), and if user has accessed for ALL users... my list tops displays only 20

                  I love love love OneDrive- great work. Sharing is easy. But MANAGING the shared documents/notebooks etc. is a total fiasco. There is no tabular method to review and manage ALL of the emails. My sharing list tops out at about 20 people. Neither of the two options below allow me to see the name or email, the DATE SENT, if the person has used the link and I don't see any place to see everybody in a single table. I am sharing with about 80 people total as View and 6 Edit.

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                  • Sharing OneDrive for Business items from the Modern UI

                    *English follows Japanese
                    ■Title(件名):
                    OneDrive for Business のモダン UI からの共有について

                    Sharing OneDrive for Business items from the Modern UI
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                    ■Description(内容):
                    MC165027 の適応に伴い、モダン UI から共有の際に、権限の詳細設定の画面に遷移することができなくなり、アイテムに対して固有の権限の設定や削除が行えない。
                    詳細設定の画面へ遷移を可能するか、同様の設定項目の追加を希望します。

                    After MC165027 was applied, users became unable to grant or delete unique permissions to items when sharing items via the Modern UI because currently they cannot navigate to the advanced settings page for permissions.
                    For improvement of usability and manageability, allow navigating to the advanced setting page or granting/deleting unique permissions without going anywhere.

                    Thank you for your consideration.

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                    • assign a printer to one drive, allow remote printing to networks via onedrive

                      Allow user to set up a designated printer at work network that I can send print to from home.

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                      • Ability to email and text people when sharing files

                        Was thinking it be great to have the ability to not just email shared content with participants, but also to text them. I am using remind and constant contact. My open rate on texting people vs emailing people to respond on shared files is so much higher. I think people respond best to text than email.

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                        • Let me open documents in the source application instead of online application.

                          Documents that always open in the online application are frustrating, especially if it is a Word template that I simply want to use, not edit. Online does not allow me to just use it, it actually opens the template in editing mode. NOT GOOD.
                          Allow me to decide how I want documents to open; online app or source app.

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

                                *English follows Japanese
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                                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
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                                ■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…

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                                • File system for chrome os

                                  It would be nice to have an extension for the file manager in Chrome Os that fully supports Onedrive. There is actually one (I guess an independent third party) https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/file-system-for-onedrive/jbfdfcehgafdbfpniaimfbfomafoadgo but it doesn't work properly on my Chromebook.

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                                  • 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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                                    • Print to pdf.

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

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                                      • Print to pdf.

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

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                                        • File system for chrome os

                                          It would be nice to have an extension for the file manager in Chrome Os that fully supports Onedrive. There is actually one (I guess an independent third party) https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/file-system-for-onedrive/jbfdfcehgafdbfpniaimfbfomafoadgo but it doesn't work properly on my Chromebook.

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