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HCL Connections Ideas Portal

Welcome to the HCL Connections Product Ideas Lab! The place where you can submit product ideas and enhancement request. We encourage you to participate by voting on, commenting on, and creating new ideas. All new ideas will be evaluated by the HCL Product Management & Engineering teams, and the next steps will be communicated. While not all submitted ideas will be executed upon, community feedback will play a key role in influencing which ideas are and when they will be implemented.

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Able to search Guest user within directory.

There is a function within Connections Cloud / SmartCloud that allows external contacts to be added so that customer can use the collaboration tools. These are Guest / House accounts. When searching our directories, we are unable to find these acc...
about 5 years ago in 04. Profiles 0 No Plans to Implement

Surveys - display external Guest user with displayname/loginname and not email address

It should be possible to see the Displayname of the external user against the loginname or emailadresse in a survey answer.
almost 3 years ago in 13. Other 1 No Plans to Implement

Ability to upgrade CKEditor while keeping Connections version

It'd be helpful if there is a way to upgrade CKEditor while keeping the Connections version. Currently, the only way to upgrade CKEditor is to upgrade the entire Connections deployment.
over 2 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 No Plans to Implement

Integration with Microsoft Stream

I would like to be able to conveniently embed videos uploaded in Microsoft Stream from the Connections Editor. My most common workflow is: I upload a video to MS Stream and then embed it in a Connections blog, wiki or forum. It would be very he...
over 3 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 No Plans to Implement

Update notification for Documents I have downloaded.

Users would like the ability to subscribe to notifications for any document they have downloaded. Currently users may set library or file notifications for files or libraries in communities they are following to individual notification. For users ...
almost 5 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 1 No Plans to Implement

Restrict to upload Files to Community applications (Wiki, Forum, Blog, Ideation Blog, Activities)

We can restrict to upload Community Files with the following setting.[Community Actions] - [Edit Community] - [Files] tabMembers have the role of: [Check] Reader: (Share, view files and folders in this community) However we can not restrict to upl...
almost 5 years ago in 02. Communities 0 No Plans to Implement

Allow community owners to decide how they want the files in their community sorted

Currently files in community files/folders are sorted by last edit date. Sometimes owners want it to be sorted alphabetically. Please allow community owners a setting to do this. As an example, in CCM libraries this is also possible .
about 3 years ago in 03. Files 0 No Plans to Implement

Restricted Community: Access Denied Page

When we search the restricted community in Connections and share the community link with any other user then it takes the user back to search page instead of the request membership page. We want users to always get the 'Request Membership Page' wh...
about 5 years ago in 02. Communities 1 No Plans to Implement

Profile picture upload dialog confuses people due to the rectangular instead of circled resizing

The profile pictures are round and not rectangular any more. If a user uploads a new profile picture the preview is still rectangular which confuses people and makes it impossible to find the perfect fit as the image is displayed round after savin...
about 5 years ago in 04. Profiles 0 No Plans to Implement

Like history limited to 25. Requesting the ability to override this limitation

If more than 25 people like content in Connections (e.g. Status Updates, comments, Blog posts, files, wiki pages, forum topics and replies, etc.) only 25 people are shown in the list. Please remove the limit
about 5 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 1 No Plans to Implement