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  1. Select Folders to Synchronize from SharePoint before starting Synchronization process

    When I synchronize a SharePoint library with my OneDrive, I want to select the folders that I synchronize before it starts the synchronization process. We have some large libraries where it wastes time and energy to synchronize everything at the beginning.

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  2. 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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  3. 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.


    ■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 any…

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  4. File Notification

    Said a few times here in different ways, but basically... the owner of the onedrive gets an email notification if a file is uploaded or downloaded.

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  5. 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…

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  6. OneDrive for Business: "Anyone can edit" does NOT, in fact, allow anyone to edit :(

    So when sharing from OneDrive, the default option clearly states "Anyone with the link can edit" and the official documentation (https://support.office.com/en-us/article/share-onedrive-files-and-folders-9fcc2f7d-de0c-4cec-93b0-a82024800c07) states that the intended behaviour of this grants anyone with edit permissions 'copy, move, edit, rename, sharing, deletion' rights.

    A recent change to OneDrive for security reasons has replaced edit permissions with very restrictive 'guest contributor' permissions.

    Can you please remove the wording "Anyone with this link can edit" because the links are guest-contributor links that CANNOT edit, and additionally feature a completely dead Sign-In button, so that even if someone has been specifically granted full edit…

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  7. Need an option to lock sharing and editing option temporarily for about one or two hour without notifying others

    Hi,
    I'm sharing a file at onedrive for editing by multiple user at a time. But is there any option to lock sharing and editing option temporarily for about one or two hour without notifying others? if so how can i do this?

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  8. 2 votes
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  9. OneDrive and SharePoint Support for Git Repositories

    Would be really useful if we can leverage OneDrive in conjunction with SharePoint to host Bear Git repositories. We tried creating a Git Bear repository on SharePoint and accessed and shared it through OneDrive but ended up with OneDrive being 'confused' and most of its folders stayed in 'Pending Sync' state. We had consequently removed all Git folders and reinstalled OneDrive to get back to normal.

    Having Git repositories on SharePoint Online and accessing it through OneDrive would give developers a great cloud based Git environment !!

    Salam

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  10. Right Click "Stop Sharing" option

    It would be great if there was a "stop sharing" option in the right click menu option when right-clicking on a file or folder.

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  11. Be able to show folders that are not being synced on my pc or device.

    Be able to show folders that are not being synced on my pc or device.
    So we know that perhaps something is missing in a sync.

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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. Synchronisierung von Ordner

    in Onedrive personal (MS Konto) besteht die Möglichkeit geteilte Ordner zu meinem OneDrive hinzuzufügen, sodass ich diese im Explorer sehe und bearbeiten kann. Warum geht das nicht mit Shareponit bzw. mit OneDrive for Business?
    Diese Funktion wäre super für das gesamte Bauwesen, da hier immer mehrere Firmen zusammenarbeiten und es haben immer mehr Office 365.
    vielen dank

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  15. 2 votes
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  16. 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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  17. Add more file tracking and notification

    Each user needs to be able to easily track their own shared files for download, access, edit, etc. Every other viable file sharing service has these capabilities. Each user should also be able to easily get email or direct notifications for any of the tracked changes listed above.

    We're a law firm and we need to share files and then be able to confirm when they are downloaded, accessed, edited, etc. We also need the option for email or direct notifications so that there are little to no delays to confirm said actions.

    We currently use Accellion and it does…

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  18. Control edits

    I want people that I share a document with to have to get my permission as owner of the document before any changes are made to that document. They could edit but the suggested changes don’t get made unless I approve them. This is how google allows collaboration but the owner still had control. Thanks

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  19. 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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  20. Add a "write" rights option to a shared folder.

    Create "write-only" access to a shared folder which would allow private uploads viewable only by the owner or those with "read" rights. Example: We work with over a thousand nonprofits that submit bylaws for editing. Rather than creating over a thousand folders (one for each nonprofit) we could create one repositiory folder with "write" access only.

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