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  1. Change the ribbon icons back to how they were!

    The new ribbon icons are terrible!

    They are very low contrast and I'm having trouble working out which is which!

    There's very little colour and it's really hard to differentiate between similar icons. I have 'set print area' and 'preview and print' next to each other and there's no difference aside from a thin blue line on set print area.

    Please provide the option to change back to the previous icons or the ability to select from high contrast or low contrast.

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  2. Release a solution for synchronizing the SharePoint Online Team Site's document library with NAS devices

    I would like to see a release of the ability to synch the sharepoint document library of a team site with a NAS device such as a Synology NAS. Currently Synology has an application called "Cloud Sync" but this only works for OneDrive and not SharePoint. Being able to synch the document library with a NAS will provide seemless collaboration for both users on-premis as well as those working remotely, accross several branches worldwide.

    173 votes
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  3. Microsoft Teams Channel Conversation order. Sort Latest on Top? LIFO

    Nice product but does it not make sense to see the latest message on top? We have a channel that will be used for over a year and have 1000s of messages. We have to sort to bottom to find out the latest status? Same issue with Onenote files. No LIFO Sort option?

    173 votes
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  4. Add Yammer Enterprise to the O365 Enterprise E3 Developer Licence

    When working with clients who do not want to give developers access to a production Yammer tenant we need to be able to test yammer integration with a Yammer enterprise tenant. I believe that it should be part of the O365 Enterprise E3 Developer Licence.

    174 votes
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  5. OneDrive for Business restore full recycle bin functionality

    At the moment one could restore only up to 200 items at once and it is real pain to restore ODfB fully if user has deleted all files and folders for example. And there is no PowerShell cmdlet to restore OneDrive files too, at the moment one can use PowerShell only to restore SharePoint Online sites from recycler.

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  6. printing directly from SharePoint online / Please add a print button to the ribbon

    We cannot PRINT pictures directly from SharePoint Online.
    The only option is to download and save the file and then open and print it. This takes to much effort to print a picture.

    We would like to print directly from SharePoint.

    Please add a print button to the ribbon containing sharing/download/remove/copy.?

    174 votes
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  7. Create a personal carbon footprint calculator of Office365 services

    Environmental footprint is an important topic, and awareness about the topic is rising at personal level, but also enterprise level.
    IT represents about 4% of global carbon footprint, and IT users don't know what is their digital carbon footprint.
    Idea would to include in MyAnalytics, a carbon footprint calculator so that each user could see its own carbon footprint

    170 votes
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  8. To add pictures and embedded video in Forms (education)

    To add pictures and embedded video in Forms (education)

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  9. Limitations in creating questions in Microsoft Forms / Surveys

    Provide information with regards to limitations in creating questions in Microsoft Forms. Mostly, user know that the maximum is 95 questions. However, there are instances that it is only 40 questions but they cannot add any questions anymore. This will give information to users. Kindly clarify what is the exact limitations that users should consider. Thank you!

    169 votes
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  10. Admin to use O365 PowerShell with Two Factor

    Hi Team,

    Please can you add an option to the O365 PowerShell so that Admin users with two factor can use this tool. We MUST maintain security of our environment with Two Factor, however we do need to be able to use the Powershell tool at times. Therefore could you somehow let us use the PowerShell tool with an App Key.

    168 votes
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  11. Add Working Elsewhere into Show As box in Outlook for Mac for all versions

    I would like you to add Working Elsewhere into Show As box in Outlook for Mac in all versions.
    Currently, when a user is scheduling an appointment, Show As options are different depending on each version of Outlook for Mac and the Working Elsewhere status is not available in all versions.

    This feedback is based on a customer voice from support SR.

    166 votes
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  12. Moving Office windows lag when using a gaming mouse with high polling rate like 1000

    Gaming mice have a high polling rate like 1000. Office 2016 synchronises the mouse events like move, and scroll to the display refresh rate. Having 1000 events per second when the display can only do 60 causes the input buffers to overflow an as a result moving or scrolling within office applications lags and causes them to become unresponsive. Affected programs: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.

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  13. 165 votes
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  14. Transport Rule to block emails having undisclosed recipients

    Currently, there is no method to block incoming emails that have 1) undisclosed recipients, 2) or have empty subject, 3) or when To or CC fields do not contain any target/recipient corporate address, 4) or a predicate that catches an email for a BCC field (probably because BCC isn't visible in an email header) via Transport Rule predicates or Spam Filter protection. Can we have a such a critical functionality in Exchange Online so we don't look for third party spam solutions?

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  15. Add the ability to insert shapes into your word online documents.

    We wish to have our pupils create documents with words written inside shapes such as a circle and at the moment this is not possible with the online version.

    164 votes
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  16. Turn off Trending videos

    the ability to turn off the default view for videos. for example, when going to the videos section and selecting a community channel be able to turn off it defaulting to trending and be able to choose all videos.

    163 votes
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  17. Unable to remove default domain email address added to shared mailbox / user mailbox as alias / Unable to delete email alias

    Hi
    some of the reasons microsoft doesn't allows us to remove the alias email address with the default domain.

    i created a shared mailbox called finance@secondarydomain.com. when i created that it automatically created an email alias as finance@primarydomain.com by default. Now i tried to create an additional shared mailbox finance@primarydomain.com but cannot do so as the address is used by finance@secondarydomain.com.

    When i try to delete the alias from the first mailbox the settings seems to be saved without any error message, but when i reopen the dialog box the alias address still there. when i try to…

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  18. Customize the message of the NDR email notifications

    We suggest you be able to customize the entire NDR notification message, remove headers and other content. We want to use a simpler email notification and send only a personalized message, easier and more useful for the user.

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  19. Allow planners in private channels in teams

    I would like to be able to add a planner to my private channel in teams.

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  20. Publisher: Allow comments and track changes

    Publisher should support comments and track changes like Word. This would be especially helpful when a Publisher documents needs to be reviewed. I currently have to create a PDF of the document and then use the comment feature in Acrobat to allow my management to review and comment electronically.

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