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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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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...
almost 3 years ago in 05. Blogs/Wikis/Forums/Activities 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...
almost 3 years ago in  0 Needs Review

Kudos board sub card fulfilment counter

The nesting of sub cards in the kudos boards is amazing, it allows to structure the work and break it down into small activities. The idea to have a checklist, where each item is a sub card, is absolutely great, it's just missing a tiny little det...
about 3 years ago in  0 Needs Review

Ability to use Auth0 for authentication

Many applications use Auth0 for login, but this is not possible with Connections.Auth0 should be usable without any kind of programming and customization. This must also apply to plugins and mobile apps
about 3 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Needs Review

For Wikis page URI, encode the fragment identifier hash sign (#) to '%23' in order to avoid being blocked by SiteMinder

Computer Associates Siteminder still flags the # (hash sign) as an unsafe character in URLs for Internet. Siteminder enforces this rule when passing URL: it blocks the wiki application. The "#" is present in the vanilla wiki URI's query parameter ...
over 3 years ago in 05. Blogs/Wikis/Forums/Activities 0 Needs Review

Kudos boards comment links to "undefined" in v2 newsletter

The user got notified about a comment added to his card in his regularly newsletter. By clicking those link, we got an error because it links to https://cnxhost/boardsundefined
over 3 years ago in 13. Other 0 Needs Review

Activity stream preview should receive updates on file changes

When I post a file like libreoffice calc document or pdfs, it is placed in the activity stream with some preview image. The image is only generated on the first publish. So if I change the file, other people still see the outdated preview. This sh...
over 3 years ago in 06. Orient Me/Homepage 0 Needs Review

Wiki property "editor.wikimacros.enabled" missing in HCL Connections WikisConfigService.showConfig() command

Issue ---- When using WikisConfigService.showConfig() then it will not show "editor.wikimacros.enabled = true/false" properties in both Connections 6.0 and 6.5 So if we try to update, its throwing error. wsadmin>WikisConfigService.updateConfig(...
almost 3 years ago in 05. Blogs/Wikis/Forums/Activities 0 Needs Review

Microsoft Office shows UUID instead of folder names at the overview with recently opened files

If I open for example Microsoft Word and want to open a recently used file it shows only the UUID of the folder instead of the name. This is very confusing since we have often the case that a file has the same name but is from different communitie...
about 3 years ago in 03. Files 0 Needs Review

Fix JS errors from external users invite system

A vanilla CNX 6.5 installation throws JS errors: XML Parsing Error: not well-formedLocation: https://cnx65.internal/selfservice/acl/inviteLine Number 1, Column 1: The mentioned url returns the following JSON: {"access":false} So something is wr...
about 3 years ago in 01. General/Multiple Areas 0 Needs Review