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  1. Make co-authoring (syncing) work

    Currently, the co-authoring function works poorly on the Window Word client. The syncing lags significantly and it is so bad that real-time co-authoring is virtually impossible due to the text not showing up in real time, causing the texts to be locked. Moreover, whenever someone types more into the document before the slow syncing completes, conflicting copies of the same documents would be created and the OneDrive client will relentlessly ask me to choose an action to resolve this, and then only lead to losing information on either of the copies.
    Please fix real-time co-authoring.

    6 votes
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  2. search functionality on links outside of organisation. This is already ab

    Search Functionality on documents shared to a user outside of your organisation via web link.

    Dropbox already have the facility to search over any folders shared in a specific link to a user outside of an organisation . This is extremely helpful when there is a large mount of data shared over multiple folder and sub folders including the OCR text within a PDF.
    Why does OneDrive not have this functionality?

    6 votes
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  3. Searching for Access files

    *English follows Japanese

    ■Title(件名):
    Access ファイルの検索について
    Searching for Access files


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business にアップロードした Access ファイルを日付で検索できるような機能を追加してほしい
    I would like a function whereby one can search for Access files that have been uploaded to OneDrive for Business by date.

    6 votes
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  4. Unable to save the settings in Device access control in OneDrive Admin Center

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    OneDrive 管理センターのデバイス アクセス制御か保存できない事象について

    Unable to save the settings in Device access control in OneDrive Admin Center


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive 管理センターから IP アドレスによるアクセス制御を実施した際に、保存ボタンをクリックするも読み込み中の状態が続き、設定が反映されない。
    SharePoint 管理センターでは問題なく設定が完了するも、同じ機能を利用した際に OneDrive 管理センターでは動作が完了しないため、改善してほしい。

    In OneDrive admin center, even though we set a specific IP address for access control and then click “Save”, the loading status continues and the setting is not reflected.
    We confirmed that the same process can be completed without any problem in SharePoint Admin Center.

    Therefore, I hope you to correct this behavior for us to complete control access settings.

    Thank you for your consideration.

    5 votes
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  5. Come up with a design where OneDrive For Business can be set for External Sharing at each Individual User OneDrive level

    Currently when you set OneDrive for External Sharing - its a tenant setting, meaning all users in a tenant with OneDrive can share externally. This is a nightmare for governance perspective for any mid to large corporation. OneDrive External Sharing needs to be configured in a way where a user's OneDrive can be configured for External Sharing and others are not.

    Also to configure OneDrive for External Sharing, SharePoint Sites should not be a dependency to be configured for External Sharing. Now SharePoint sites can be created through many services and this is absolutely a big headache to manage.

    Thanks

    5 votes
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  6. I would be grateful if I could choose when I want the data to be synchronized to OneDrive, and not just to have it done automatically.

    I would be grateful if I could choose when I want the data to be synchronized to OneDrive, and not just to have it done automatically.

    5 votes
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  7. Allowing to migrate/move folders from one account to another one.

    For people who have the 5TB plan, and need to use more space that 1TB, it would be very useful to transfer/migrate/move contents from one account to another. Unless you allow one account to incorporate the 1TB from the other (within his subscription plan), instead of using two different accounts. Or, unless you allow to increase the 1TB space via an additional conribution. Let's try to be more flexible with accounts within the same subscription...after all, we are paying for the best experience! Thanks!

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  8. Support the propagation of properties from Sharepoint into a synced File Explorer list

    When document lists are set up on and O365 SharePoint site, you can add properties such as 'Description' or 'Release Date'. However, once this library is Sync'ed to File Explorer, the only thing that comes across is the file name. Hence, you end up with a long list of file names without knowing what the file is, as an example. I am using SharePoint to store my company's released procedures.

    5 votes
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  9. Implement feature to exclude specified files from synchronization

    Need feature to not synchronize certain files, eg. temporary files. We use software that generates a lot of temporary files with a certain naming convention (fixed by software). Unfortunately, these temporary files are NOT removed when the software exits. So, as we collaborate on different computers, we would generate more copies of the same temporary files with each user's name appended to it when OneDrive synchronizes files from each computer. Therefore it would be beneficial (ultimately more efficient) if users can specify certain files (based on file name pattern) to be excluded from synchronization.

    5 votes
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  10. Tagging and external sharing in OneDrive

    Auto apply a default sharing tag (restricting access). Generally security is reluctant to allow external sharing. Using a team site is not always preferable for some sharing scenarios This would require users to remove this tag to share. This would give security teams more confidence that items that should not be shared externally are not accidentally shared.

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  11. Provide the OneDrive for Business standard feature to check the detailed user information who shared items

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    所有者以外でも、共有相手の詳細を確認できる機能が欲しい

    Provide the OneDrive for Business standard feature to check the detailed user information who shared items


    ■Description(内容):
    OneDrive for Business にてアイテムを共有した場合、アイテムの所有者のみが共有相手の人数や詳細を確認できるが、ファイルの共有状況を所有者以外のユーザーでも把握したいと考えている。
    そのため、OneDrive for Business 標準機能として、共有アイテムの所有者以外のユーザーからも、共有相手の詳細を確認する機能を実装してほしい。

    When sharing an item on OneDrive for Business with others, only item owner can see the details of shared user information including the number of shared users.

    It would be nice if every user, not only an item owner, could see the detailed information of users who are shared the items, by using OneDrive for Business standard feature.

    Thank you for your consideration.

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  12. Network Drive functionality

    I love Office 365, but some file types does not work directly from SharePoint and sync does not solve the issue as it contain "username" in folder path making collaboration "impossible" on graphical design files composed by multiple fragments and many co-authors.

    This I suggest you to make a enterprise network mapping option, and the ability to prioritize updates to that sync. This would give the users the ability to have same folder path to the content.

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  13. OneDrive folder just read-only

    My friend share the folder with me, but just read-only and I want add in my OneDrive this files because I need work offline. So today I just add in my onedrive if this files have permission read-write, when will it be possible add files just read-only? There is roadmap about that?

    4 votes
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  14. Improve the behavior when searching a file of OneDrive for Business via Office 365 audit log

    *English follows Japanese
    ■Title(件名):
    Office 365 監査ログの機能で OneDrive for Business のファイルを検索する際の動作について

    Improve the behavior when searching a file of OneDrive for Business via Office 365 audit log


    ■Description(内容):
    Office 365 監査ログの機能で OneDrive for Business のファイルを検索する際、バージョン管理で設定されている範囲内であれば管理者にて抽出したログ時点でのファイルを出力できる機能の搭載を希望します。

    When we search for a file of OneDrive for Business by using Office 365 audit log, we would like you to add the ability to be able to export the file of when admins acquired the logs, if the time was within the time range set by versioning.

    Thank you for your consideration.

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  15. Allow personal annotation for shared files

    Users are allowed to run notes on the shared files but the notes are available for personal view only and not shared like the files.

    This way, users would have personal notes not visible to others but will have a single source for the actual shared file.

    Example, I would be sharing files and discussing it over a meeting. Users can put notes on the shared files as we go along, but then these notes are available for their use only. Notes from other users are not shared, only the file.

    4 votes
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  16. I want to prioritize a specific file to sync on demand.

    As an end user working multiple projects across multiple teams, I want to prioritize a specific file to sync on demand

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  17. 1. We need feature to be able to password protect shareble links. 2. password protect folders and files.


    1. We need feature to be able to password protect shareble links. 2. password protect folders and files.

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  18. Enable commenting of Office files in the OneDrive Details panel same way as non-Office files

    Enable commenting of Office files in the OneDrive Details panel in the same way as non-Office files

    The recently released feature "Comments on non-Office Files" (Roadmap ID 16617) is excellent. But bafflngly, it does not support commenting - or even seeing the comments - of Office files without opening the document.

    Please make this consistent, so that all files - both Office and non-Office - may be commented in OneDrive in the same way; or at least so that comments in Office files would show in OneDrive (at the moment, there's only a version history note saying that the file…

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  19. Documents as a task in my To-Do's

    It would be great if I can add a document to my Task list in To-Do (like the new functionality in Outlook where I can add a email to my Task list.

    Today I scan my document which I get by post and save them directly in OneDrive. If I have for example a invoice, I would like to add a reminder for that.
    At the Moment I have a Workaround and send me my document by email and add this email to my To-Do App as a new Task.

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  20. Office integration in Outlook

    Please consider a option which automatically moves big mail attachments from Outlook to onedrive and replaces the attachment itself with a link to the file on OneDrive.

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