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  1. 3 votes
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  2. AutoCAD: Merging Changes from multiple users

    Currently, we can solve about xref path in OneDrive but we found another problem.

    When multiple users open a same file and edit, those changes cannot be merged on the original file. Changes are made to the first user who open it only. This waste time for rework or manually merging the changes.

    As the merging function is not available now, there should be notification to show that there is other people using on the same file and show the file as read-only. So, we do not waste time to work on it or can notice those persons to close…

    3 votes
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  3. default share dialog on OD4B doesn't allow entering "everyone except external users"

    When you click on share in OD4B, the dialog only allows getting links that work for everyone in the organization. But it doesn't allow you to enter "everyone except external users" when you want to share with everyone in teh company. The problem is that sometimes you want to change the permissions on the document so that everyone in the organization has access to it, but you don't want to send an email. There is currently no way to do that through the default share dialog.

    you can do that through the details pane which allows you to enter "everyone…

    3 votes
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  4. Differentiate sharing rights by groupmembership

    Within our company we would like to have some users to be able to share documents with people outside the company, but other users should only be able to share internally.

    It would be great if this could be assigned by groupmembership. Now this has to be done with scripting and as we all know this has disadvantages when failing.

    This is already possible with the regions, why not make this possible within a region and groups.

    3 votes
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  5. Acceso a todos tus archivos de la nube desde la PC pero sin descargarlos localmente

    Debería haber una opción que permita ver todos los archivos y carpetas de OneDrive en la carpeta de la PC sin necesidad de que estén descargados en la PC, seria algo como un acceso directo, por así decirlo, y que solo se descarguen temporalmente si se requiere abrir el archivo. Seria una forma de trabajar con los discos sólidos de poca capacidad, de esta forma no se mantienen sino en un buffer temporal ciertos archivos consultados en el momento. Actualmente conocemos que existe una única opción que es evitar que se descarguen carpetas o archivos de nuestro OneDrive a la…

    3 votes
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  6. Sharing excel file by embedding with disabling download link

    I want to share an excel file by embedding links with the users with facility only to see and and edit the file but are not able to download file. I have tried it through onedrive embed facility, but users are able to download the file through open workbook online facility. However, while creating embed link on onedrive, onedrive asks whether to prevent downloading the file, but it is of no use, because the same link is always available on right hand side of the file when it is opened online by the user.
    It is requested to the team…

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  7. 3 votes
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  8. Create share link from desktop

    When you click on "Share" in Windows, the system opens a browser window to create a share link. That's mad. Why can't it be done natively in Windows?

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  9. Integrate OneDrive with outlook

    OneDrive needs to be fully integrated into outlook app. Why is it easier to send OneDrive files from Gmail than from outlook. That ain't right.

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  10. External Sharing without an Exchange Account

    Enable sharing with external users without requiring having an Exchange account.

    I can apparently share a file or folder with an external user, but they must be able to receive email at an Exchange address. When sharing is attempted there is no notice that sharing won't happen unless they have an Exchange account, it just doesn't happen.

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  11. Provide option to NOT share specific Office files (xlsm specifically) via VBA on OneDrive business

    I have complex, macro-enabled Excel (xlsm) files that work fine on OneDrive for Business as long as the "Use Office application to sync Office files that I open" is NOT checked in the OneDrive settings. The Office sync functionality and ability to work collaboratively is great, but it doesn't work with my (and others as I found while searching for my issue) workbooks. The file has backup and save macros and slows down immensely and throws strange errors for my clients ("High service activity", "File wasn't uploaded because we cannot merge change made by another user" when there is only…

    3 votes
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  12. Dynamic Sharing the Personal Space of OneDriveHome

    One User use the 1TB and other not. It would be a great feature to Share the unused Space with the other users.

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  13. Option to add 'Shared with me' links to my Files folder structure

    A common request from our OneDrive for Business users is the ability to add 'Shared with me' files to their Files folder structure, similar to the Google Drive 'Add to My Drive' option.

    There is a workaround which consists in coypying the link to a shared with me file or folder and then add add it as a New > Link in Files. However this is a bit clunky so it would be nice to be able to do it in one click, with the ability to pick a destination folder.

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  14. Creating a Unidirectional anonymous syncronization folder

    my idea is to have the ability of create a folder in a work computer (non personal or private), linked to an onedrive account, but, nobody can access to another folders of the account, only an unidrectional syncro folder.

    Resuming, a folder in a public work pc, conected by onedrive pc software, and you can syncro, upload and download content inside this folder, but you cannot change configurations, or see another folders or archives of the main onedrive account. you can only see your asigned public folder. maybe the email of the main account, and nothing more.

    just like a…

    3 votes
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  15. Sharing and editing of Office files which are attached in Shared Notebook

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    共有したノートブックに添付されたファイルについて
    Sharing and editing of Office files which are attached in Shared Notebook


    ■Description(内容):
    共有したノートブック内に添付された Office ファイルについて、現時点ではノートブックの共有のみでは添付ファイルは共有されない動作のため、ノートブックの共有にて添付されたファイルについても共有され、複数ユーザーにて編集が可能となる機能の追加を希望します。

    We attached Office files in shared Notebook, but those files are not shared when the Notebook is shared.

    We would like to see the feature to share Notebook and attached Office file at the same time, and it would be great if multiple user will be able to edit those files.

    Thank you for your consideration.

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  16. Make it less confusing when opening anonymous links while logged with business account

    I have no hope explaining my users why when they create an anonymous sharing link and then try to open it just to make sue it works (while being logged in a browser with their Office 365 business account) it just doesn't work. They then think it is not working in general and then go to use WeTransfer, Dropbox, because OneDrive "doesn't work". I know that anonymous links should be opened with some generic guest user, but it should be handled more gracefully. Lately it become worse as the browser will remember your first try to open such link and…

    3 votes
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  17. Automatically connect to Favorite Sharepoint Document Libraries

    OneDrive client for all platforms should automatically connect to all "favorited" SharePoint libraries or even better allow administrators to handle which libraries to sync via the client from the portal.

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  18. Downloading to OneDrive for Business

    Allow OneDrive for Business account logins when sharing a link so students using Chromebooks can open a shared link and make a copy without having to download and then upload on PCs or not be able to use it on Chromebooks.

    I created a share link in my personal OneDrive. When they go to the link, it is View-Only. There is an option to sign into OneDrive, but it doesn't accept their logins, only personal Microsoft account logins. Please allow work/school account logins for the ability to save to their OneDrive. Sadly, I had to switch to Google because Google…

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  19. Personal Vault is broken - Unable to unlock, support is hard to reach/unresponsive so far. IDEA: Make it usable and fix my current problem

    I am unable to login to my personal vault on One Drive for several weeks now. Attempts to reach support has not been useful so far. Hoping someone will notice the post here. Attached is the error

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  20. Sharing with a can comment option

    Please add the option to share a file or folder with the view settings but with an option that would allow me to toggle people adding comments. Google drive has this functionality and it's very useful when sharing files that require a technical background to edit but require feedback from non technical people.

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