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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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Customer to have links open in new tabs

The customizer applications allow links to be opened in new window using "new_window": true. There is no option to open in new tabs. This would be useful to be able to open links in new tabs to reduce the number of windows being opened
3 months ago in 13. Other 2 Needs Review

Orient ME Component Pack - ITM bar old entries cannot be deleted

Hello Dev Team and Offering Management, We would like to ask for a potential enhancement if this can be done sooner. Whenever there are old entry/entries in the ITM bar, let us say that person or employee was deleted or inactivated. The entry for ...
about 1 year ago in 06. Orient Me/Homepage 1 Needs Review

Modernizing the Calendar (Event) Widget

User Interface (UI) Design: Consider a clean, intuitive, and responsive design. Bootstrap, Material Design, or other modern UI frameworks can be helpful. Event Display: Use a modern card-based layout or a timeline view for events to enhance user e...
4 months ago in 02. Communities 1 Needs Review

Fix assigning community template admin roles

Right now access to these roles is defined in a file on the file system using the UUID of the user, this is not maintainable and does not allow for automation. This should be possible to be done using LDAP groups. Please fix this as in big environ...
over 1 year ago in 02. Communities 1 Needs Review

UX Adding an entry to important to me bar is hard to find

The behavior of the bar worked fine as long as it was horizontal, now that it is vertical, the add and remove buttons at the bottom are hard to discover and the relationship to the first/empty entry is not clear, especially for an inexperienced/ne...
4 months ago in 06. Orient Me/Homepage 0 Needs Review

Improved handling of community wiki search results on mobile

This is specifically for Connections Mobile on iOS, but the concepts may apply to Android as well. Search results should be presented in a more clear manner for community wiki results. Usability Issue 1 - Search result shows "Community Wiki" inste...
3 months ago in 11. Mobile 1 Needs Review

Forum upload should fail right away if the size exceeds the configured limit

Attaching a size limit-exceeding file to a forum topic or reply takes time to fail. It would be better for the UI to recognize that the file exceeds the limit and fail immediately. Instead, end users need to wait and will eventually see an appropr...
6 months ago in 05. Blogs/Wikis/Forums/Activities 1 Needs Review

Customizer - Additional Global Menu

We would like to have an option to add an additional "global" menu, which can be added and modified via customizer. It should be located in the Header Area, on the left side between the logo and the search. It should be possible to add additional ...
3 months ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Needs Review

Disable link recognition in Activitystream and Mail notifications

When you create a post (blog, forum, wiki) and add some project number or JIRA ticket number in the beginning, linked to your Helpdesk, or other system, this link gets removed in the mail notification and activity stream. When your JIRA number now...
over 1 year ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Needs Review

Keep community logo at original resolution

The image uploaded as a community logo gets resized to fit in 110x110 square. Requesting alternate handling to maintain original resolution
5 months ago in 02. Communities 0 Needs Review