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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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Update CKEditor to a recent version

Connections seems to use CKEditor 4, but in a pretty old version. "CKEDITOR.version" prints "4.6.2.1". We've to scroll on page 3 of the release notes (Don't be confused by the page url parameter, it's index based so page 2 is actually 3) to see ve...
over 5 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Shipped

Disable "Autoplay" in videos

When we upload a new video under community files, as per the current design it is : click->video open ->autostart video Ideally it should be:click -> video open- > and user must click to play.
almost 3 years ago in 03. Files 2 Shipped

Support More Recent Operating Systems

In the RHEL-compatible area, RHEL7 and CentOS7 are currently supported. Both are a bit outdated and I would not like to set them up for new deployments. RHEL8 is not yet officially supported and CentOS8 is no longer an option as the distro has cha...
over 2 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 5 Shipped

Provide an option to disable owner name for folders with Connections Desktop Plugin

Currently, when using the Connections Desktop Plugin, every folder displays the folder name and the owner name (except if you are the owner) in the format "FOLDER NAME - OWNER NAME". Please provide an option in the Desktop Plugin to disable ow...
about 4 years ago in 12. Desktop Plugins 2 Shipped

Connections App for Apple Testflight (Betatester)

It would be great if they offer the possibility to test new versions via Apple's Testflight Beta program.
over 4 years ago in 11. Mobile 4 Shipped

Make the HCL Connections component pack compatible for small customers

To get the full benefit of HCL Connections, you must also use the HCL connections component pack. The minimum system requirements for this are so large that costs will be sky high for our small on-prem customers. Please offer an option also for sm...
about 3 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Shipped

Change message presented to users when creating an event greater than 24hours or allow events greater than 24hours

Create a multiday event in a community. When a user attempts to create an event greater than 24hours, a message is presented to the user that they cannot do so. However, they can create a repeating event that is similar to a multiday event. We wou...
over 5 years ago in 02. Communities 1 Shipped

Syntax highlighting in Blog/Wiki

Connections are often used by technical teams for project documentation and for sharing a code, written in Java, bash, SQL, pyton, etc. The idea is to add the ability to mark some part of text as code and pick language, which would result in color...
about 5 years ago in 05. Blogs/Wikis/Forums/Activities 0 Shipped

When inserting a photo taken on phone, the image needs to rotate to proper orientation

a picture taken on phone in portrait mode will be displayed in landscape when inserted into Wiki/Blog/Forum/etc. since Connections is not checking the EXIF tag for Orientation

Deleting files within community folder is confusing and leads to unwanted deletions

Create a community * in the Files component create a folder * add several files to this folder * now try to delete several files at once from this folder: user checks checkboxes in front of each file and then chooses \Delete\" from the upper menu ...
over 5 years ago in 03. Files 0 Shipped