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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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.

    11 votes
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  4. 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…

    11 votes
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  5. Direct download links

    As a publishing company using Onedrive, we often send zip files to our clients via Wetransfer because it offers direct download links.

    Ideally we'd like to send our own personalised, branded emails containing direct download links generated from Onedrive.

    We could send out emails with a link to access Onedrive that doesn't require login but find that users are put off by the often unfamiliar screen presented to them via Onedrive to download their files.

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  6. Tracking shared file access

    I need to know who has accessed the shared files on One Drive- You should have a list of who accessed and or downloaded files and the date.

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  7. Please provide us the feature to recognize users with same name on the sharing window for Modern UI

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    新しいユーザー インターフェイス画面で、共有設定時に同姓同名のユーザーを見分ける機能について
    Please provide us the feature to recognize users with same name on the sharing window for Modern UI.

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    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business や SharePoint Online にて共有設定を実施する際、同姓同名のユーザーが存在した場合、メールアドレスが異なっていても見分けることができない。
    従来のユーザー インターフェイスのように、同姓同名ユーザーが存在してもメールアドレスが表示されるなど、見分けることができる機能の追加を希望します。

    When we share something on OneDrive for Business or SharePoint Online, if the tenant has users with same first and last name there is no way to recognize which one is the user you tend to share.

    On the Classic UI, e-mail address is also shown with each user name in the list and we recognize them clearly.

    For preventing users choosing the wrong sharing…

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  8. 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…

    10 votes
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  9. 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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  10. 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.

    10 votes
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  11. 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.

    10 votes
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  12. 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.

    10 votes
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  13. 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.

    10 votes
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  14. 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…

    10 votes
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  15. Add ability to extend expiration date for shared links

    I always set an expiration date when sharing files/folders (especially anonymously). I tend to set these expiration dates in the near future. It would be nice to be able to extend these as necessary.

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  16. OneDrive for Business - Implement shared folder syncing to desktop client

    We need the ability to sync folders that have been shared by another Onedrive for a Business user with the desktop client. You just rolled this out for personal OneDrive, but it seems like it's more important for Onedrive for Business

    9 votes
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  17. 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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  18. See who viewed a shared file

    I shared a file I have stored in OneDrive with a select set of users. I would like the ability to see who has viewed/opened these documents. Right now, i can only see if someone has edited the document.

    It would be great if it could show something like a # views, and would be even better if it gave them an option to rate the file (star ratings).

    9 votes
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  19. OneDrive Sync to Support Sharepoint Document Management features

    In order for Document Libraries synced from SharePoint to be available for Local Edit, effectively all SharePoint Document Management Library features must be switched off. The ODfB sync client should fully support the Content Approval, Check In/Out, Draft Item Security, Required Columns, Custom Views and Limited Lockdown Permissions features in SharePoint. It currently supports none of these and will make synced documents Read-Only if any of the above settings are used.

    ODfB must support all of these features if it is to be described/considered as a compatible Sync solution.

    8 votes
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  20. 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…

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