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  1. Software Center

    Ability to sort applications in Software Center not from the "Sort by:" pull down, but rather by clicking on the Heading of the section you want to sort. This would be more in line with how Excel tables allow you to sort by field by clicking on the column header.

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  2. Allow Multiple Custom Tabs in Software Center and define it as a custom home tab

    I understand that you have already made this request here, but reinforce that the vast majority of organizations undergoing digital transformation need a friendly Software Center with a more refined usability and this includes a deeper personalization than just a custom tab.

    We believe that if you allow the customization of multiple tabs and allow us to define one of them as home, we can customize and centralize the use of the software center avoiding people asking for the service desk.

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  3. Software center ability to add custom fields like keywords

    Ability to add fields we used in the old application catalog like Keywords

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  4. Extend 'Share' feature in Software Center to Task Sequences

    Extend the 'Share' function to Task Sequences. In other words, allow task sequences to be shared, just like Applications can be.
    Use case for this would be for a feature update task sequence.
    We'd like users to be able to double click on a desktop shortcut that takes them right to the TS within the software center. Currently, we get around this by creating an application that executes a powershell command to execute the task sequence, but this is not ideal. Native Share support for task sequences would be ideal for this. #mmsmoa

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  5. I would like to see some kind of exception tab for Software installs based on user device or user device affinity.

    I would like to a have an exception tab so I can put certain users or certain devices in this tab. This tab would be available after creating an application in the console and can be accessed from properties of the application the software library. This allows for those user or devices in which we have certain rollout of software or application that could be rolled out to most devices of a company but not install for something like a manufacturing device that needs to stay on an older version of software or not have the software installed at all.

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  6. APIs to create SCUP, consumable in SCCM and SCUP tool.

    Can you please expose APIs to create .xml, .sdp and .json files that are part of the .cab (SCUP), consumable in SCCM and SCUP tool.

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  7. Show application revision number in software center

    Applications information in Software Center should include information about the currently presented application's revision. Many times, the client is very slow to receive/process changes to deployed apps and having the revision information handy would solve many troubleshooting sessions.

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  8. Revise wording of overused alert "Software center can not be loaded".

    The alert stating that SWC itself can not be loaded is displayed prominently over the SWC application running on-screen. Add either more details as to the actual reason for this dialog, like in other areas in the product, or separate messages to describe the fault less generally and with more suitable advice than "try later' as appropriate.

    This is specifically not a bug in itself, but a shortcoming in the error trapping mechanism for multiple issues. Typical malfunction of the Provisioning Mode is just one possibility this and can be enumarated clearly in the context of MORE DETAILS. Cosmetically itā€¦

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  9. Make Software Center Links Trusted by Office

    Software Center's ability to produce a direct link to an available application is great, however when you send the resulting link via email the end user gets a "Unsafe Location" warning prompt. Please add an option to automatically add the softwarecenter: location to the list of trusted locations in office, similarly to how there is an option to add the app catalog to the list of trusted sites. The exact regkey needed is below.

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Policies\Microsoft\Office\<version>\Common\Security\Trusted Protocols\All Applications\softwarecenter:

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  10. Allow to defer installation / update / whatever for X hours / days from the time a user first sees a notification

    Sometimes it's useful to allow a user who has been away for some time to defer an installation for the same amount of time (in days) that other users had (e.g. Win10 Feature Updates) rather than defer until a hard deadline. It would be great to specify that an installation or update could be deferred by the user for X amount of time since the first time they were actually notified. Perhaps as a bonus also have the ability to still have a hard deadline furhter in the future.

    e.g. Users have 2 weeks to install the feature update fromā€¦

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  11. Software Center - Allow changing "Install" and "Reinstall" text for Package/Program deployments

    Sometimes we make scripts or other tools available to End Users deployed as Available. When users see this in Software Center, they either see "Install" or "Reinstall" buttons.

    In this scenario, we are typically just "Executing" or "Running" the script and nothing ever actually gets "Installed" so it would nice to have the option on these types of Programs to adjust the button text so it more accurately reflects what we are doing with it.

    25 votes
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  12. Foreground color for Softwarecenter

    When choosing white colour schema you have white letters with white foreground. Would be great if we can choose the foreground colour or if the letters keep black even when you mark Items on white colour schema.
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    24 votes
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  13. Critical Software maintenance must be completed on your computer after 7/20/2018 at 12:00 PM

    This is the popup coming up for critical deployments, this sentence is misleading and confusing for end users. can we change this message?

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  14. New Software Center - Add new dropdown to filter user and device deployed application

    In new software center. we can see both user and device based available deployments inside application tab. it's more difficult to identify which one is device and which one is user based targeted.

    If we add one more column to filter the deployment like user and device.

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  15. Software Center "Sort by" default view

    Change default "sort by" order from "Most recent" to Alphabetic list (Application name A-Z). Or remember the setting for the client. Or allow a SysAdmin setting for site-wide default setting. It always resets back to Most recent.

    354 votes
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  16. Software Center: Set cutom filter as default start page

    When starting the Software Center, being able to set Filter: "All" to a custom filter to reduce the amount of application visible for the user instead of having 50+ icons

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  17. Disable toast notifications per depoyment

    It would be of benefit to our organization to specify whether or not a deployment will display a toast notification stating that "New software is available". Reason is that we sometimes we are required to deploy a newer minor reversion that appears as a full application, but it may be an application the user already has installed. An example of that would be Google Chrome. The user will receive a popup notification that new software is available, but when they go into the Software Center nothing "new" to them will be displayed.

    We have consider disabling all notifications in theā€¦

    31 votes
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  18. Allow Software Center Link to open in other browsers

    Currently the "softwarecenter:" links to apps in Software Center only open in Internet Explorer.
    Ideally this should work in all browsers, but at least Edge.

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  19. Deploy Restart without using a task sequence

    I would like the ability to create a restart deployment with a custom message.

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  20. Stop unnecessary "New software is available" pop-up on each logon after a user has uninstalled an available application.

    After a user installs an application that was deployed as "Available", but later uninstalls the application, the user gets a balloon pop-up every time they logon saying "New software is available".

    There is NO way to prevent this from happening apart from removing the user from the collection where the application was deployed, and adding them back. This has been the case since CM12 was released but this is not a desirable behavior especially when there's no "valid" way of preventing this.

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