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  1. The office 365 web app tends to be slow. This occours on all computers I use it with. Windwow

    The office 365 web access seems to move slowly. For example it seems to move slowly when changing windows. When I click on a link to go somewhere it seems to take awhile. Additionally I find the navigation difficult when going thru the inbox.

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  2. highlight certain words

    Create a function to highlight in a document. I may want to find and highlight certain words of a document that appear many times.

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  3. Bring back ER Diagramming capabilities to Microsoft Visio

    I heavily used the ER Diagramming capabilities in earlier versions of Microsoft Visio (especially when it shipped with Visual Studio) and since Visio was unbundled from Visual Studio, I have not been able to use Microsoft Visio as a viable ER Diagramming tool any longer. Microsoft should bring back this capability to Microsoft Visio.

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  4. Offer Chat support for hearing impaired business customers

    I have a hearing impairment, making telephone support very difficult. If hearting impaired Business customers could access Answer Techs in the same way as home ones it would really help people like me. I have spent a very embarrassing day trying to hear people without success (until last call).

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  5. One Note 2016 desktop

    The update of One Note from 2013 to 2016 is not an improvement and is almost unusable with a keyboard and mouse. It adds steps to simple tasks and lacks even some of the capabilities of the current mobile version. It also consumes way too much screen real estate with no way to shrink to the size of the previous window. Someone should actually test this on a desktop

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  6. Stop forcing people to sign up for a subscription.

    Everyone hates subscriptions. Everyone hates having to download updates every two weeks. Frankly, it's also a security issue. Allow people to have a choice in this matter.

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  8. Blacklist Users in Permissions Groups

    I would like to be able to blacklist users to grant 'negative permissions' if you will.
    Another way to think of it might be like assigning permissions using CSS !important

    Basically I want 'Everyone Except External Users' to be '[Site Collection] Members' with Contribute permissions on basically all of our Sites.

    However, we have one generic use account 'organization@organization.com' which all of our staff have the password for. Unsurprisingly I would like this user to NOT have Contribute permissions.

    We only have about 140 staff, but if I were to think of a larger organization with the same…

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  9. Remove 5 users minimum requirement for Dynamics CRM

    On October 8, 2013 you changed minimum number of licenses which user require to purchase to 5 when buying Dynamics CRM subscription.
    This force small companies and independent users to look for alternatives to Dynamics CRM
    I suggest you to remove such limitation and allow to buy only 1 license.

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  10. Sharepoint Sites access on iPad

    You should be able to access Sharepoint Sites on the iPad/iPhone devices, not just in Safari, which can be difficult to navigate.

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  11. Enable HTML signatures in outlook web app

    Ability to embed photos in signature block.

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  12. Distribution group for external address

    Make distribution group for external address without any knowledge of PowerShell.

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  13. Bad way of inserting online pictures

    Hallo. I totally dislike the way I need to insert online pictures in the new Office 2016. In Word 2010 p. ex. it was possible to insert online pictures but still being able to work in Word. Now I need to open a dialog, select the Bing Search, look for a single picture that I want and then insert it. Those are three clicks whereas I only had to do two to open the insert image window on the right in Word 2010 and then add as many pictures with just one one or two clicks when I need them.…

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  14. Distribution Group options

    In O365 Exchange Online, an option to disable the distribution group would be extremely handy. We are implementing a process in which we are auditing distribution groups every year to ensure that we keep only active distribution groups. As an admin, my only option is to hide the group however I need the emails to stop also. Disabliing the group would provide us the ability to stop the emails and if we receive complaints, it would be a simple powershell script to re-enable.

    Please note: We use Exchange Online only. We do not have or intend to use a Exchange…

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  15. Update Domain Setup instructions for cpanel/WHM

    Recently we had a situation where the registrar was using cpanel/WHM to modify DNS settings for us. It was difficult to see why the Admin portal was flagging the domain SRV records as missing until we realized it was due to the lack of a protocol field in cpanel. This is the article he found to complete the setup.It came directly from cpanel.

    Instructions from cPanel/WHM

    To set up Microsoft Office 365:

    1. Log in to WHM

    2. Click DNS Functions on the left-hand sidebar

    3. Click the Edit DNS Zone icon


    4. Click the name of the zone you'd…

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  16. I think the Excel in Office 365 should include custom sort and filter. This is an important feature in the Excel products.

    Custom sort and filter is very useful in Excel, when keeping a spreadsheet on an ongoing basis, such as monthly expenditures. It has always been of great value to me to be able to list the data by relevance each month (read Column). Even the Office Starter version includes this type of feature.

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  17. Translation errors (German) in Office 365 Outlook

    Options -> Mail -> Automatic Processing -> Inbox and sweep rule -> "When the message arrives, and it matches all of synthesis conditions" -> "It includes These Words" -> "in the recipient's address."

    In German: "in der Empfängeradresse"

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  18. remember most dialed numbers

    When joining a meeting with Lync or SfB client with Call me feature I should be able to have it remember a number instead of just using my mobile and work numbers

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  19. Different Sites

    Office 365 supports to add Domain in same tenant. So it should also support the different site collection for every domain. Else for any domain we want site collection then we need to purchase new tenant in that domain name which is not practical.

    I have 5 domain and all need site collection so I have to buy 5 tenant and I have to add myself as Admin to configure the Site. So just for me company is paying 5 times.

    Kindly try to do the needful. Thank you.

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  20. Arabic Support URL

    For Gulf Countries Arabic support SharePoint URL is must, it not easy to translate all Arabic word to English, sometimes it doesn't make sense after translation.

    Currently any file name with Arabic makes the name 3 time bigger because for every Arabic character it use code language i.e. %D8.

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