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  1. Office/Onedrive path length limit problems

    Path length limit in OneDrive (business) in filesystem does not match the limits in Office in collaboration mode

    When working on OneDrive for business in Office (Word in the example), you sometimes cannot save a file right next to an existing file, using the same number of characters (when path length is long). The reason seems to be that is that path length check does not take URL expansions into account (spaces in path becomes %20 and then count as three chars).

    See examples here: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_word-mso_win10-mso_o365b/use-onedrive-for-business-as-ordinary-filesystem/e5ca4e00-eec8-4a60-9cef-37e82be5fe46

    I ended up disabling collaboration features, forcing Word to use Windows file API instead…

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  2. 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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  3. 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
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    ■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…

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  4. Mass file deletion notifications Language

    Mass file deletion notifications in OneDrive for Business and SharePoint are currently sent in the Default Language for the Site not the user's own Language. This is confusing for the end user. It's not possible to change the Default Language after a Site is Created. These notifications should be sent in the Default Language for the User's Profile, not the Site Default.

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  5. 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
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    ■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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  6. Enable checking sharing status of items on OneDrive for Business via Explorer

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    エクスプローラーから共有の状態を確認できる機能の追加を希望

    Enable checking sharing status of items on OneDrive for Business via Explorer
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    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business 上に保存されているアイテムを別のユーザーに共有している状態、および別のユーザーから共有されている状態をエクスプローラーから確認できる機能の追加を希望いたします。エクスプローラー上の同期フォルダーから共有設定が行えるため、エクスプローラー上で完結できる機能を希望いたします。

    I hope you to implement the feature that can check the sharing status of item on OneDrive for Business via Explorer, both items shared by me and items shared by other users.

    The sharing settings can be done by sync folders on Explorer so that I hope that the checking sharing status should be able to be completed within the Explorer as well.

    Thank you for your consideration.

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  7. 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
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    ■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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  8. 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
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    ■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…

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  9. Add a view to display a user’s own files and shared files within OneDrive for Business in a same screen

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive for Business 内のファイル表示方法について

    Add a view to display a user’s own files and shared files within OneDrive for Business in a same screen
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    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business 内の自分のファイルと共有されたファイルを 1 つの画面でまとめて表示させるビューの追加を希望します。

    For improvement of manageability of OneDrive for Business, it will be great if we had a view that can display our own files and files shared with us together in a same screen.

    Thank you for your consideration.

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  10. Implement a feature to restrict sharing among tenant users.

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    組織内のユーザーの共有を制御する機能の追加を要望いたします

    Implement a feature to restrict sharing among tenant users.
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    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business の共有について、現在組織内のユーザーは制御できないが、ユーザーが共有時に所属している部署、あるいはチーム、または特定のユーザーのみ選択可能にする機能の追加を要望いたします。

    Currently in OneDrive for Business sharing feature, we cannot restrict users within our organization from sharing items.

    For security reasons, when sharing items among internal users, implement the feature that allows users who attempt to share an item with others to share the item with only the department/team (or specific users) they belong to at that moment.

    Thank you for your consideration.

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  11. Restrict file replacement

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    置換の禁止
    Restrict file replacement

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    ■Description(内容):
    現在OneDrive for Businessを使用中。現時点の動作では置換を禁止することができません。
    現在の用途として会社のファイルをOneDrive for Businessを使用しての共有をしている。
    多数のユーザーがおり同一ファイルを誰が置き換えることが頻繁にあります。
    その際置き換える前のファイルを保存しているユーザー、置き換えた後の正しいファイルを保存しているユーザーの2通りがいるという状況になるため
    ファイルの置き換え自体を禁止できる機能を希望しています。
    現在は監査ログにて上記内容を管理していますが、上述の機能を拡張いただけると大きく作業効率の向上が見込めるため機能の拡張を希望致します。

    We would like to see the feature to restrict file replacement in OneDrive for Business.

    Multiple users are using our organization’s OneDrive for Business to share our files, and file replacement for one item by some uses is happened frequently, eventually multiple users have different version (latest and previous) for one file.

    We trace the latest file (and owner) with using audit log, but our work will be more productive if we are able to on/off file replacement feature.

    Thank…

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  12. Notify shared users when files/photos added to shared folder

    Users are notified when a folder is shared with them. But if files/photos are added after the folder has been shared the user is not notified that there is something new to look at.
    A good example is sharing a photo album with family where photos would be added to the album over time.

    Can some option be added to notify shared users when a folder has had new items added to it?

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  13. Be able to sync multiple OneDrives into one joint account

    I have multiple one drive accounts associated with different email accounts, and I would like to be able to sync them so everything is in one place.

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  14. Allow NOT to share a subfolder from a general shared folder

    I want to share a general company folder that has 30 subfolders within it. But I DO NOT want to share 1 of the 30 subfolders within the shared subfolder, please allow this. Google drive has this option, but Onedrive doesn't.

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  15. 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
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    ■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。

    - 関連情報 -
    タイトル : SharePoint 移行ツールの導入
    アドレス : https://docs.microsoft.com/ja-jp/sharepointmigration/introducing-the-sharepoint-migration-tool

    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…

    8 votes
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  16. Provide a feature to upload screenshots to OneDrive for Business automatically

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    スクリーン ショットを自動的に OneDrive for Business 上にアップロードする機能を実装してほしい

    Provide a feature to upload screenshots to OneDrive for Business automatically
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    ■Description(内容):
    "スクリーン ショットを自動的に OneDrive にアップロードする" 機能について、実装の要望を行いたい。
    これは Microsoft アカウントでサインインして利用する個人用 OneDrive の機能であり、OneDrive for Business と同期した場合についてはこの機能は利用できないので、是非とも OneDrive for Business でも利用できるようにしてほしい。

    I request you to implement a feature to upload screenshots automatically to OneDrive for Business.
    This feature is already available for the personal OneDrive, by signing with a Microsoft account, however, it is not available for OneDrive for Business yet.
     For improvement of usability, it will be very useful if we could have this feature in OneDrive for Business as…

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  17. Always open pages in the modern UI when accessing to Document Library from shared links

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    共有リンクからドキュメント ライブラリにアクセスした際にクラシック UI で表示される動作について

    Always open pages in the modern UI when accessing to Document Library from shared links
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    ■Description(内容):
    共有リンクから OneDrive for Business や SharePoint Online ドキュメント ライブラリへアクセスした際に、クラシック UI で表示されることがある。
    ブラウザーの変更やキャッシュの削除、時間の経過でモダン UI に戻るも、クラシック UI のドキュメント ライブラリにアクセスした後 共有リンクからアクセスすると、クラシック UI 表示となりモダン UI に切り替えることができない。
    共有リンクからアクセスした際に、モダン UI でドキュメント ライブラリが表示されるよう改善して欲しい。

    We are aware that sometimes OneDrive for Business or SharePoint Online Document Library is displayed in the classic UI as we access to those pages via shared links.

    We can switch the display back to the modern UI by changing browsers, clearing caches or a certain period of time…

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  18. Sharing between OneDrive for Business and OneDrive Personal

    As a person responsible for documents I want to share documents and colaborate with my business partners who have OneDrive Personal.
    As a teacher I want to share folder with my students to have up-to-date documents from all of them.

    One should be able to share a file from a OneDrive for Business Account to a OneDrive Personal Account in a way which is described here:
    https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Add-and-sync-shared-folders-to-OneDrive-8a63cd47-1526-4cd8-bd09-ee3f9bfc1504?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US&fromAR=1

    The feature has been already requested here:
    https://onedrive.uservoice.com/forums/262982-onedrive/suggestions/20317453-bring-to-onedrive-business-option-add-to-my-onedr
    The idea is similar to:
    https://onedrive.uservoice.com/forums/913531-onedrive-sharing-collaboration/suggestions/15040281-sharing-between-onedrive-personal-and-onedrive-for

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  19. Shorten URLs for OneDrive for Business items when sharing them

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive for Business の 共有時の URL の短縮する機能を希望

    Shorten URLs for OneDrive for Business items when sharing them
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    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business にて共有を行う際、アイテムにアクセスするための URL を相手に伝える際に、URL が長くなり不便なため、短縮 URL を作成する機能を実装してほしい。

    We feel the inconvenience that the URLs to access shared items are too long to tell other users.

    In order to improve usability, please implement a feature to shorten those URLs for sharing items on OneDrive for Business.

    Thank you for your consideration.

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  20. 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

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    ■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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