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  1. Excel links to local drive when opening SharePoint synced file with OneDrive

    When linking an Excel file opening the synced one with OneDrive of a SharePoint online site library, the link is created to the file location in the local drive of the user instead of to the address in SharePoint.

    This makes the links don't work for other users opening that file.

    If you open the file to link directly from the SharePoint site library it is correctly created.

    For SharePoint sites synchronized with OneDrive the links should be created to SharePoint, otherwise this is a limitation for collaborating with SharePoint Online files between users using OneDrive Sync.

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  2. No error message showing that the uploaded file in OneDrive is corrupted.

    When we tried to download the uploaded files in OneDrive and used the File Compare, we found out that the files from OneDrive are corrupted. There is no error message or sign that they are corrupted. It is more better to have an error message or warning that the uploaded file is corrupted than downloading it before realizing that it has a problem.

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  3. 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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  4. Deleted shared folders are continued to be displayed for the other party in OneDrive for Business

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive for Business にて削除した共有済みフォルダーが共有相手側に表示され続ける動作について
    Deleted shared folders are continued to be displayed for the other party in OneDrive for Business


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business 上のフォルダーを削除すると、所有者の OneDrive for Business 画面からは即時に消えるが、該当のフォルダーを共有されてた共有相手側からは、[自分と共有] にフォルダーの名前が表示されたままとなっている。
    共有相手側からも即時に消えるよう改善してほしい。​
    When folders in OneDrive for Business are deleted, those folders will disappear immediately on the owner's OneDrive for Business screen, but the names for those same folders will continue to be displayed in "Shared With Me" on the shared party's side.
    Please correct this so that those folders will disappear immediately on the shared party's side as well.

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  5. "Request files" is not available

    If I try to use "Request File" that was rolled out in November 2019,
    The message "Anyone links with folder edit" needs to be enabled " is displayed and is not available.

    My organization doesn't currently allow “anyone with tne link".
    Imagine a scene where many members in an organization submit reports to OneDrive.
    In the case of a shared folder, participants can view each other's reports,
    which creates risks such as data tampering and accidentally deleting other people's files,
    which is not good.

    If “Request files” are available in your organization, the problem will be solved.
    I hope the…

    17 votes
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  6. Request File Feature button should be HIDDEN if disabled

    The new Request File Feature requires Anonymous link sharing. If this is disable the button still appears and instead provides users with an error, making them think the feature is broken. The Request Files button should be hidden or grayed out if unavailable.

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  7. Allow us to control share candidates at OneDrive for Business.

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    Outlook on the Web 側でユーザーが登録した外部の連絡先情報が、OneDrive for Business 上に表示される。
    Allow us to control share candidates at OneDrive for Business.


    ■Description(内容):
    Outlook on the Web 側で各ユーザーが登録した連絡先の情報が、OneDrive for Business でアイテムの共有を行う際に検索候補に表示される。
    Graph API の API コール処理による検索で、OneDrive for Business 側に Outlook on the Web 側で登録した情報が表示されていることを確認したが、OneDrive for Business の検索結果に Outlook on the Web 側のユーザー情報を表示させたくないため、本機能をオフに設定できるように機能の実装をお願いします。

    If a user adds contacts from Outlook on the Web, those contacts are shown as a share candidate on OneDrive for Business.

    I understand API call processing by Graph API for the search shows those contacts information on OneDrive for Business.

    However, I would like to hide contacts…

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  8. 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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  9. Ability to designate users to share content with using wildcards

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive でワイルドカードで共有相手を指定したい
    Ability to designate users to share content with using wildcards


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business で共有相手を指定する際に、ドメインやワイルドカードで指定して共有できる機能の追加を希望します。
    When selecting who to share items on OneDrive for Business with, we would like a function whereby we are able to specify users using domains and wildcards.

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  10. Allow the sync directory to be changed for individual folders on OneDrive for Business

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive for Business でフォルダー単位で同期場所を変更できるような機能の拡充要望
    Allow the sync directory to be changed for individual folders on OneDrive for Business


    ■Description(内容):
    現在の機能として、OneDrive for Business はアカウント単位での同期が基本となっているため、同期場所の変更はアカウント単位で行う必要があります。OneDrive for Business に保存しているフォルダーごとに、同期場所の変更ができないため、フォルダー単位で同期場所の変更ができるような機能の実装を要望します。

    Currently, syncing is based on individual accounts, and therefore the sync directory can only be changed on a per-account level. Since it is not possible to specify a different sync directory for different folders saved on OneDrive for Business, we would ask that you make this possible.

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  11. Time bound sharing links on all sharing options not just Anonymous

    With anonymous links IT can set a time limit on when a link expires.

    It would be great to be able to set that via an IT admin policy for a maximum and for users to be able to set an expiry on all types of links.

    For internally shared links I would like to see a notification when the link is about to expire with a reminder to move documents to SharePoint if they need to be retained and shared.

    Also to allow them to extend the share for x amount of days.

    This highlights people keeping everything Onedrive

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  12. Delete warning is not good

    The warning when i delete files in SharepointOnline(SPO) lib from OneDrive is not clear enough as i see it. The files delete also deletes files and folders in SPO, and by that deleting files for all users, this should be very clear. We have a lot of users who wants to stop syncing files but do the mistake of deleting files.....

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  13. 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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  14. Stop sharing multiple shared files and folders with one or a just few clicks.

    I want to be able to stop sharing multiple documents with one or just a few clicks. I have shared 96 files and folders and want to stop sharing all without having to go into every single sharing.

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  15. 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.

    15 votes
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  16. Allow users to share everything when sharing folder.

    Today when sharing a folder with a user, the user would not see some of the files contained in that folder. Files that are not visible to users are previously shared with others by sharing those individual files. All files that had not been individually shared are fine and the user having folder level access see them.

    This is an inheritance issue.

    This might be "working as intended" but it would be helpful to have a checkbox on the folder level Share dialog to allow users to share everything under that folder including unique permission items.

    Similar to what we…

    15 votes
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  17. Provide the feature that allows syncing only on specific PCs without joining those PCs to specific domains

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    ドメイン管理を行っていない環境で、特定の端末のみ同期を許可する機能の実装について。

    Provide the feature that allows syncing only on specific PCs without joining those PCs to specific domains


    ■Description(内容):
    一部の PC 端末のみ、同期を許可する設定を行う場合、OneDrive 管理センター内の [同期] から、 "指定のドメインに参加している PC 上でのみ同期を許可する" にて、ドメインに参加した PC のみ、同期を許可することが可能。
    ドメイン管理が行えない環境にて、同様に特定の端末の同期を許可したいが、現時点では機能がないことを確認。
    そのため、ドメイン管理が行えない環境でも、特定の端末のみ同期を許可し、他の端末は同期が行えないよう制御できる機能の実装をお願いいたします。

    To make sure that users sync OneDrive files only on some specific PCs, you can configurate OneDrive to sync only on PCs that are joined to the specific domains by selecting “Allow syncing only on computers joined to specific domains” options from [Sync] in OneDrive Admin center.

    We would like to allow only specific PCs to sync in case we are not able…

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  18. Regarding the upload size limit for each file in OneDrive for Business

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    アップロードの上限容量について

    Regarding the upload size limit for each file in OneDrive for Business


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business において 1 ファイルごとのアップロード上限を変更できる機能が欲しい

    Enable changing the upload size limit for each file in OneDrive for Business
    Thank you for your continued support.

    15 votes
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  19. 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?

    14 votes
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  20. 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


    ■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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