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  1. Add $filter support for OneDrive for Business

    When requesting the children of a OneDrive for Business folder through the Microsoft Graph API, adding a $filter query parameter is currently not supported.

    Repro:
    https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/me/drive/root/children?$filter=folder ne null

    Result:
    {
    "error": {

    "code": "notSupported",
    
    "message": "The request is not supported by the system.",
    "innerError": {
    "request-id": "7643cbce-1934-4b46-8bd9-e81cf412e810",
    "date": "2016-10-21T08:38:15"
    }

    }
    }

    Please add support for filtering.

    12 votes
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    This work is on the backlog and currently isn’t scheduled. The feature will be updated here once dev work has started. -EY

  2. Allow uploading a file and updating FileSystemInfo in one API call

    In order to upload a (small) file and adjust the FileSystemInfo (eg. its LastModifiedDateTime property), currently 2 API calls are needed - 1 PUT + 1 PATCH.
    Alternatively I can use the upload session and send the FileSystemInfo in the body. However using this approach, also 2 API calls are made.
    In order to make uploading files as time efficient as possible, it would be great if there was a possibility to do this with just 1 API call

    7 votes
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  3. Add support for descending sort order to OneDrive for Business API

    I want to retrieve a list of OneDrive files sorted by created date (descending), i.e. newest first. This can be achieved with a OneDrive personal account by appending $orderby=createdDateTime desc to the graph query, but this returns an error for a business account.

    7 votes
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    Thank you for your feedback! We are investigating the technical requirements to see if we can move this to the backlog. We will post updates here as a decision is made. More votes would help prioritize this feature. -EY

  4. Allow access to recycle bin in OneDrive for business, and permanently delete or restore files from there

    Currently, the only related API is a beta API to restore deleted OneDrive Personal items.

    Managing OneDrive for Business documents isn't really complete without options to restore or permanently delete recycle bin items.

    5 votes
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  5. OneDrive REST API - Format file content as a plain text when getting its content

    I can easily post plain text content to OneDrive using its REST API but I can't get its content back as a text. I only have to download it as a binary and than convert.

    Could you please introduce a new formatter for plain text files like:

    GET https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/me/drive/special/approot:/SomeFolder/data.json:/content?format=txt (or json may be :))

    I've found an example of how to work with that currently
    https://github.com/OneDrive/onedrive-texteditor-js
    But IMO it would be significantly easier to just use a simple rest request to get a text file content.

    Especially it makes sense when you use Application folder for storing some app settings/data…

    5 votes
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  6. Microsoft Graph - Add "Delete Unique Permissions endpoint"

    If you give permission on a drive item, the inheritance is broken. There are scenarios when its needed to reset the inheritance, this function is currently available from the user interface but there is no API for this.

    Would be really helpful if this endpoint is added to Graph API.

    5 votes
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  7. enhance order by functionality to personal & business OneDrive

    enhance orderby functionality to personal & business OneDrive or return items by default in user specified order instead of sorting by name. Personal OneDrive gives you option to sort items in custom order, but there is no way to retrieve items in custom order via Graph API. I want to get items in the same order as OneDrive folder has online.

    5 votes
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  8. Ability to specify print settings (Page setup) while converting documents to pdf (e.g. fit to page, fit to width etc.)

    Currently converting the content to PDF accepts only one parameter called format=pdf. It would be great to specify page setup options to allow a programmatic setup of print-related options when converting to pdf

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/graph/api/driveitem-get-content-format?view=graph-rest-1.0

    4 votes
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  9. search onedrive files by created or modified date

    The search parameter doesn't seem to support filtering onedrive files by date. Will you please add that capability

    4 votes
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    Thank you for your feedback! We are investigating the technical requirements to see if we can move this to the backlog. We will post updates here as a decision is made. More votes would help prioritize this feature. -EY

  10. Allow retrieval of Office 365 users including the availability of OneDrive Resource using Microsoft Graph API

    I have been looking for a way to list all users that have onedrive resource available. I could list all users and call the /users/<user_id>/drives. However, that would required X number of calls corresponding to X number of users which is a hassle.

    Is it possible to include a flag or parameter in the UserObject that informs me that the corresponding user has OneDrive Enabled?

    4 votes
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  11. Tenant File Content Search

    Api Used:-

    /v1.0/sites/{siteid}/drive/search(q='{search-query}')

    Currently we are looping through all site(id) in a tenant to search the keyword .can we search keyword in the whole tenant with a single api .

    In our case we have more than 500 sites under our tenant so for searching the keyword using this api we have to pass each siteid and get the result.

    It would be good if you could come up with a single api which handles this.

    4 votes
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  12. Extend OneDrive to support Open Extensions

    It would be really useful for our customers if we were able to extend DriveItems (both folders and files) with Open Extension fields to store additional metadata

    4 votes
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  13. Allow Multipart upload via POST using MSGraph API

    Unfortunately, MSGraph upload APIs are limited to <4MB without up front knowledge of the total file size. For scanner and multifunction device manufacturers, we don't know the total file size as we are creating the image as it's being scanned.

    We would like to be able to use a multipart POST to upload documents without up front knowledge of the total file size.

    This upload method is available via the legacy OneDrive API:
    https://dev.onedrive.com/items/upload_post.htm

    We really need this for MSGraph as well and support in both OneDrive (Personal) and OneDrive for Business.

    3 votes
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  14. Graph API method for creating discussions for a document

    I am in need of a Graph API method which can be used to create discussions for document content that is associated with a Team Channel.

    I need this method because I need to migrate content and related discussions from another CMS into Microsoft Teams.

    3 votes
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  15. Page Size When PDF Converting

    Hi.
    I would like to convert .xlsx file to .pdf using Download Request from OneDrive.
    https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/drives/{DriveId}/root:/{FileName}:/content?format=pdf
    When I do so, I can get .pdf file, but its page size is 'letter-size'(279.4 by 215.9 mm) and there is no way to specify page size of .pdf file.
    Also I changed the page size of .xlsx file, but the behavior is the same.

    I want to convert to .pdf file reflecting the page size setting of the .xlsx file, or specify the page size, page orientation and other page settings with parameters at the time of request.

    Thank you.

    2 votes
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  16. Provide a Graph API endpoint for cleaning up old versions of OneDrive files (DriveItem).

    Although I can retrieve all version of a DriveItem, I can't do anything about those that have a ridiculous number of versions (~40+). A Graph API endpoint (and related support in the NuGet package hopefully) that would allow one to remove selected versions (DriveItemVersion)

    2 votes
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  17. add resourceData into OneDrive webhook notification

    When getting a notification about an update on any subfolder/ subfile on the root folder of a SharePoint/OneDrive include in the notification message the info data on the updated resources with the specific action that has happened.

    2 votes
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  18. Allow the configuration of what onedrive syncs in the Microsoft Graph

    We have a company which has thousands of Sharepoint sites for interactions with different clients.

    It is easy to start the syncrhonisation with the onedrive engine for a specific site via a url moniker, but a worker will rapidly find that he is synching too many sites.

    What we would require is a way with the graph to add a site to be synched for a user, and also remove it when the our system deems the worker is not actively working on it anymore.

    2 votes
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  19. Check permission on a Drive

    The permissions API provided by Microsoft Graph lets me identify the permissions of DriveItems within a site but not the Drive itself.

    For example, I can get the permission of an DriveItem by :

    /v1.0/sites/{site-id}/drives/{drive-id}/items/{item-id}/permissions
    The above API lets me decide if I could upload a file under that Item, based on the read/write permission.

    If I would like to do the same for a Document Library (aka Drive) then, the API returns bad request because there isn't an API in the first place,

    /v1.0/sites/{site-id}/drives/{drive-id}/permissions

    I would like to get permissions for a Drive and then let the user know…

    2 votes
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  20. Add support for Webhooks on DriveItems

    Allow users to subscribe to Webhooks for all DriveItems, not just root-level items.

    2 votes
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