New feature: Expanding file management in modern SharePoint Libraries

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Published On : February 21, 2017

Expires On : March 22, 2017

We previously rolled out the modern Copy/Move command bar button for OneDrive for Business. We’re now enhancing that capability to First Release tenants for SharePoint Online libraries, allowing you to copy files of larger sizes, up to 500MB from SharePoint team sites to other SharePoint team sites, or back to a personal OneDrive for Business, removing our initial limit of 50MB. The Copy/Move dialog uses Microsoft Graph to surface a list of most recently used team sites, as well as support for browsing to a target destination, rather than manually entering URL targets. Copy To will also allow the user to generate a duplicate copy if the file is copied to the same target library and folder. Finally, modern file management now supports downloading multiple SharePoint files to a single ZIP file.

How does this affect me?

The new features provide additional capabilities and ease of use directly from the modern command bar. The new experience has begun rolling out to First Release organizations.

What do I need to do to prepare for this change?

You may want to advise your users or update training materials to take advantage of the new capabiltiies. Please click Additional information to learn more.


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