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  1. For Word create a "Basename only" field option for the FileName Field

    Desired functionality:

    * Open a blank document in MS Word.
    * Save it as "MyTempReport.docx"
    * MS Word menu > Insert [tab] > Text [group] > Quick Parts > Field ...
    * From "Field Names" choose "FileName".
    * In the Field Options area there should be an additional checkbox described as something like `File basename only (without ".docx" file extension )`.
    * With the option selected the resulting field will be "MyTempReport".

    Motivation: In MS Word you sometimes want to insert a FileName field in the header or footer but make it independent of the fact that the document source…

    231 votes
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      4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Read Receipts in Teams

      Allow tracking of whether the members of your team have viewed a message that you have posted in Teams, similar to Facebook Messenger/WhatsApp.

      227 votes
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      • Enable multi-geo support for smaller tenants

        We have a global company but only a small (around 350) licensed user base. We would dearly love to be able to leverage multi-geo functionality in order to be compliant with data sovereignty laws.

        227 votes
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        • Microsoft Forms Email Notification

          I would like the option to receive email notifications when there is a new submission.

          226 votes
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          • Allow autoreply to respond every time.

            Please allow for auto reply to reply to every message.

            226 votes
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            • Allow PowerBI.com to Connect Directly to Azure Data Lake Storage across Azure Directories

              Currently a Power BI desktop work can be created with a data source of Azure Data Lake store when provided with any URL and login details. This connector is still in preview, but works fine. If the workbook is then published to Power BI.com the data source credentials are lost and connectivity to ADL is only possible if the storage is part of the same Azure subscription as directory that Office 365/Power BI is connected to.

              In reality we need the data source to be generic and for PowerBi.com and be able to authenticate across Azure AD directories.

              Please!

              225 votes
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              • Sync & Save Outlook Signatures on the Exchange Server

                Email Signatures are still saved and stored on a local machine and are different for each client. This requires the user to setup their signature separately on each of their devices. Signatures are one of the last custom settings that do not save back to the Exchange server. For example :Custom Rules, Custom Categories, Auto-Complete Contacts, etc. all save back to the exchange server. It seems like the next logical step to save signatures on the exchange server as well. In addition to not having to setup a signature every time a device is upgrade, this would also allow users…

                217 votes
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                • Save an attachment from Outlook online to a SharePoint Library

                  Save an attachment from Outlook online to a SharePoint Library.

                  216 votes
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                  • Business Contact Manager For Outlook 2016

                    For years I've been using Business Contact Manager with Outlook. After upgrading to Outlook to 2016 I'm told via a pop-up box AFTER launching the program for the first time that BCM is no longer compatible. Note, I'm not warned about this until AFTER the upgrade. Now I'm stuck without the ability to roll back to Outlook 2013. How about warning users BEFORE upgrading or make BCM work with the current version of Outlook?

                    216 votes
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                    • Office 365 Business Group Policy

                      Disabling Group Policy from Office 365 Business users doesn't make a lot of sense to me. A lot of smaller- to medium-sized businesses which have an IT point person who does more than just IT, rely on tools like Group Policy to keep their users running cleanly and uniformly. While larger enterprises use Group Policy to eliminate having to perform the same customization on thousands of devices, small business use the same thing, not to save time managing thousands of devices, but to centralize efforts and increase efficiency when resources are scarce. I was disappointed to learn that all of…

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                      • Fix saving all attachments to a folder in Outlook 2016

                        Since about september 2017 you cannot save "all attachments" to a folder any more. When you click "save all attachments", there is no error message, the files are just not saved. It is described here (https://answers.microsoft.com/de-de/msoffice/forum/msoffice_outlook-mso_win10-mso_2016/outlook-2016-fehler-die-anlage-kann-nicht/8be09012-37dd-4647-8b99-98cdcdbdd83d) and here (https://social.technet.microsoft.com/Forums/de-DE/819dcbc5-b70b-4396-8eb4-85a8f6cda005/outlook-2016-fehler-die-anlage-kann-nicht-gespeichert-werden-die-datei-kann-nicht-gefunden-werden?forum=Office2016ITProDE).
                        It happens on local and network drives on Windows 10 with Outlook 2016.

                        212 votes
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                        • Sync Project Tasks with outlook

                          To whom it may concern:

                          My name is Sherry Masih and I work as a project manager for HH Builders. We are a construction development company located in New York. Last Year we migrated all our emails to Microsoft office 365 in the lieu of using the Microsoft Project Task sync option to Outlook. Since we are a construction company it is very necessary for us to be able to assign tasks to each project manager in Microsoft Project and have it directly synced with their Outlook Tasks. This feature has tremendously worked well with our organization from the time…

                          211 votes
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                          • Outlook for Mac Categories missing

                            Dear Backend Team,

                            Our customer had a user who on a couple of occasions have had their majority of their calendar categories disappear.

                            When checking in webmail, the categories show up OK.

                            And researching online suggests this issue is happening for other Mac users also:

                            https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_officeinsider-mso_mac/outlook-for-mac-categories-missing/7feeb75e-cb1c-4b25-b017-0f8e0905f3a4

                            https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/all/mac-outlook-2016-categories-missing-not-syncing/10485eed-3dd7-45f3-9fc2-71dd875d9fea

                            Therefore, we assume there's some compatibility issue with Outlook for Mac.

                            Since our customer is quite concerned about this issue and we submitted the request here to you and your assistance in improving this in the near future is highly appreciated.

                            Thank you in advance!

                            209 votes
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                            • Outlook is not syncing and giving a "Need password" message

                              I have several users that over the last 1-2 months increasingly have experienced that their Outlook wont sync. All of them then experience as message in the bottom of the Outlook screen that says "Need password", but if you click it, you just get a quick blink of a white screen, and then it disappears.

                              While the issue is present for the users, it is not possible for them to create a new Outlook profile, as it wouldn't connect to the mailbox. I had luck with just rebooting my own computer, that fixed the issue for me, but only until…

                              207 votes
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                              • Create search folders (e.g. large mail, flagged, etc) in OWA

                                Implement search folders in OWA (Outlook Web App) to find "Large mail" and "Flagged" messages across *all* folders.

                                203 votes
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                                • ABILITY TO TURN OFF AUTOSAVE

                                  Not everyone wants the AUTOSAVE option. Microsoft need to build in the ability to disable the autosave. I frequently use one document to create another and the autosave means that I cannot keep both versions without lots of back peddling into older versions, which I do not have the capacity to time manage

                                  202 votes
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                                  • Modified dates in Site Contents should reflect content changes, not system changes

                                    Looking at the modified values in Site Contents has always been a quick way to recognize where activity has occurred - if it has. Without running any code we can quickly see if a site has been used recently. (It was easier to eyeball this in SharePoint 2007 in the vertical listing than it is in SharePoint 2013+, but that's a different UI issue - tiles aren't helpful for every use case.)

                                    For months now, a list no one has touched for over a year might say "Modified 23 hours ago". It seems as though lists and libraries are being…

                                    202 votes
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                                    • Add an option to turn OFF keeping a copy of SMTP relayed messages in sent items.

                                      Recently the uservoice "SMTP Relay via Office 365 - Keep copy in Sent Items" was apparently implemented. As far as I can tell there is no way to turn this off. Please give those of us who don't want this an option to turn if off.

                                      201 votes
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                                      • Fix Excel Online Print Paper Selection Defaulting to A4

                                        When printing from Excel online (in either IE or Chrome) the paper type is defaulting to A4 instead of Letter.

                                        200 votes
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                                        • Office 365 Connected Accounts Update Frequency

                                          I suggest you update Office 365 to allow the user to configure the frequency at which Connected Accounts (gmail, yahoo, etc) are synch'd to Exchange/Outlook. Waiting up to an hour to receive new messages from other accounts is simply NOT acceptable. This has been a known issue for years and needs to be changed NOW.

                                          199 votes
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