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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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Community files - show all files that are owned by the community and shared with the community

Current behaviour Whenever I share a file out of my personal files with a community, this file is not visible when I display all community files. Expected behaviour I want to see all files in the community files, those who are owned by this commun...
over 3 years ago in 02. Communities 0 Needs Review

Enable TLS 1.3 scan support for applications

Support for TLS 1.3 should be added so that applications using TLS 1.3 can be scanned. Currently there is only support for up to 1.2 and we cannot connect to our application to perform dynamic scans.
over 2 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Needs Review

Timestamp for the privacyAndGuidelines Field

Currently in Connections, there is a timestamp for touchpoint in Unix timestamp format, but not specifically for the privacyAndGuideline field. This means that when new privacyAndGuidelines are configured in touchpoint-config.xml in version 1.3 fo...
about 1 year ago in 09. Administration 0 Needs Review

Ability to order activities

The ordering of activities, is like this: the last activity who has been edited, appears on top of the list. Users might want to make an own order of activities.
about 1 year ago in 05. Blogs/Wikis/Forums/Activities 0 Needs Review

File sharing URL to use filename instead of ID

File sharing URL to use filename instead of ID Ex. When we are sharing the file to somebody it would look like below. or
about 1 year ago in 03. Files 0 Needs Review

support for underscore inside bookmark URL

At the moment URL containing _ (Underscore) in the domain name cannot be accepted as a bookmark in Connections. But there are several websites that do have underscores - e.g. HCL Notes and Domino wiki ( ) Supporting...
over 3 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Needs Review

Request to add Crop/Flip/Rotate image editing options to Tiny editors for HCL Connections

In the Tiny Editors for HCL Connections 6.x, (TinyMCE and the edit image options crop/rotate/flip are not available. Because of this, users are not able to properly edit images. Go into any Connections application such as Wikis, add an...
over 3 years ago in 08. Third Party Integration 0 Needs Review

Integrate Etherpad to work together on Wiki drafts and export them to a Wiki article

Connections is currently very limited in terms of shared work on a document. There's just docs, which require ODT files. Sadly we don't have many advantages of wikis here, mainly versions with diff. Etherpad is an open source...
over 3 years ago in 05. Blogs/Wikis/Forums/Activities 1 Needs Review

Notification for public file folder only in case you follow this folder or the owner

In Connections 6.5 we use a lot the feature of a personal public folder to share files to all Connections users. In case a file is added or changed now all user are notified. This is not useful and disturbing. Please make it possible to change this.
over 2 years ago in 03. Files 1 Needs Review

Eliminate possibility to add group users

As a Connections admin I want to have the possibility to globally suppress the possibility to add groups to any component of HCL Connections, e.g. also in Activities. Due to our governance regulations it is not possible to use or access Connection...
over 3 years ago in  0 Needs Review