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  1. Allow different levels of access to different files in a shared folder

    If I share a folder, it would be nice to not have to give full edit access to every file or only view only to every file.

    I want to be able to have the shared person to have edit access to some files and view only to the rest.

    Trying to put view only on one file in the shared folder puts them to view only for every file.

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  2. Ability to Share folder on the web

    When I am using the OneDrive for example in Trello I would be able to share there also the folder instead of only files. That would extremely simplify the cooperation on my files with my team.

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  3. Make it possible to change the sharing settings on Local PC by using Batch file or .ps1 file

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    バッチ ファイルやスクリプトを使用してローカル PC 上で共有設定を変更できるようにしたい

    Make it possible to change the sharing settings on Local PC by using Batch file or .ps1 file
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    ■Description(内容):
    WEB の OneDrive for Business から共有を実施するのは手間がかかるため、ローカルにてバッチ ファイルや PS 1 ファイルを作成し、共有状態の解除や変更ができるようにして欲しい

    As it takes time and effort to share items from OneDrive for Business on the web, for improvement of usability and manageability, please allow us to stop/change sharing by using Batch file or .ps1 file created locally.

    Thank you for your consideration.

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  4. 2 votes
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  5. Password Protect Folders

    Allow the administrator the option to password protect certain folders in OneDrive to increase security.

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  6. Allow us to choose security groups when I share in Modern UI One Drive for Business

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive for Business のセキュリティ グループへの共有について
    Allow us to choose security groups when I share in Modern UI One Drive for Business

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    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business の共有設定で、モダン UI からの共有設定で、[ファイル] 画面からの [共有] と [リンクの共有] から共有を行う際に、セキュリティ グループへの共有ができないので、改善してほしい。

    I would like to see the option to choose security groups when I share from [Share] and [Share Link] from [Files] window in Modern UI sharing setting in OneDrive for Business.

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  7. Allow synchronizing folders on different devices

    Link a folder on your desktop to a folder within OneDrive using 'mklink /j'
    So any changes within the folder on your HDD is synced with the OneDrive folder.

    Now, I would like to have a folder on my laptop HDD synced with the OneDrive folder, so whatever I change on either device, it will be synced to the other thru OneDrive.

    Probably not (yet) possible. That's to say, I haven't found a way to get this done.

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  8. Correct the behavior when editing the same file with multiple users in off-line environment.

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    共同編集しているユーザーがオフライン中に更新した変更内容がオンライン時に上書きされる動作について

    Correct the behavior when editing the same file with multiple users in off-line environment.
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    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business 同期クライアントを利用して、Excel 2016 で共同編集をしている。
    この時、共同編集中の複数のユーザーがオフライン環境で編集した内容がオンラインに切り替わった際にファイルに上書き保存されるが、後からオンラインになったユーザーの変更内容が上書き保存されてしまう。
    同一のセルを編集していた場合にも "マージされませんでした" といった競合に関するエラーが表示されず、そのまま上書きされてしまう。
    他の変更内容を上書きしないよう、共同編集時にもエラーが表示されるようにしてほしい。

    Currently, we perform co-authoring in Excel 2016 by using OneDrive for Business sync client.
    At this time, when contents edited in an offline environment by multiple users under co-authoring are switched to online, they are overwritten and saved in the file. However, the problem we recognize is that the edited contents of the user who became online later will always overwrite the file. It will be overwritten without…

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  9. External Sharing more permissive than SharePoint

    We would really like to enable external sharing on OneDrive only but not SharePoint however OneDrive cannot be more permissive than SharePoint.

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  10. OneDrive Personal Shared Folder Email Digest Summary

    SUB-FOLDERS and FILES added by OTHER USERS in a FOLDER THAT I SHARED does not reflect in the notification email - only changes to existing files reflects in the summary.

    Even though other users owner of the files - I am still the owner of the folder - and this qualifies as changes to this folder surely.

    If anyone has a workaround in the interim then please inform - support says feature not supported.

    ANOTHER ISSUE:

    the subject of email says "... and 10 others edited your shared files"

    the number appears to be the number of edits - not…

    2 votes
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  11. Sharing with External Users

    Sharing with External Users
    Share a file with 2 external people in OneDrive, a person with a guest account (A) and a person without a guest account (B)
    Message saying both user A and B are outside of your organization (good)
    Click copy link - shows error message: "You cannot create a secure link containing both people inside and outside of your organization." => hard to understand for a user
    Ideally, the OneDrive link should work, with a guest account for A and a guest account proposal for B.

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  12. Please increase upload capacity

    Please increase upload capacity more than 15GB

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  13. Include 'Shared With Me' folder in Office Apps 'Open' file menu.

    When using the 'Open' feature of the file menu in all Office apps it would be very useful to be able to see the 'Shared With Me' folder as well as my personal OneDrive for Business 'Files' folder.

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  14. 2 votes
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  15. nest shared folders just like google drive - the separate shared folders are insane for pc syncing and continuity of data filing

    nest shared folders just like google drive - the separate shared folders are insane for pc syncing and continuity of data filing.

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  16. Adding the column "Date Created" for folders instead of using "Date Modified".

    Adding the column "Date Created" for folders instead of using "Date Modified" Using "Date Modified" for folder creation date only causes confusion among users. Currently, the "Date Modified" column for a folder does not change when a file is created or modified in that folder. there should be a column "Date Created" that shows the actual date when the folder was created. Then there should be a "Date Modified" column that actually shows the date and time when someone added, deleted or modified a file inside the folder

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  17. OneDrive folder just read-only

    My friend share the folder with me, but just read-only and I want add in my OneDrive this files because I need work offline. So today I just add in my onedrive if this files have permission read-write, when will it be possible add files just read-only? There is roadmap about that?

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  18. schedule a shared folder for deletion

    The ability to share a folder with a contact and schedule that folder for deletion in X number of days.
    so that After the time span has passed the folder is deleted and until that point in time anyone the folder has been shared with is automatically informed that the folder will no longer be available.

    I personally see the rise of digital handoff of data becoming a larger and larger issue... for example a breakup or divorce that comes with a few years worth of OneDrive photos... we don't want to have the folder shared indefinitely as this is…

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  19. Predefined Periodic Activation of OneDrive Link

    It is good that you have included expiry date for the shared link as premium feature. it will be more useful if the link get activated for a predefined specific period of the time. for example, first 10 days of every month.

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  20. OneDrive Share Feature

    For each single option of Share for a file or folder, adding:
    - Expiry date (actually on Anyone only)
    - Allow Editing (actually on Anyone/People in org/Specific People)
    - One Time Password (actually on Specific People only)
    - Allow link forward (non-existent on any options)

    Those above would give more control on the share facility
    Thanks

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