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This page consolidates all of the input collected from Idea Place, beta feedback, Using SAP.com discussions, and other channels that members have used to request features and report issues. Information includes descriptions of the submissions and current status for every item.

This section includes information about features requested from SAP Community members, broken down by category. Each category contains corresponding details about the request -- including an explanation of the feature, when it was submitted, and its current status (e.g., delivered, accepted, not planned). (Note that some categories did not receive any requests yet. These categories are empty.)

The majoriy of these requests came via Idea Place. These requests also contain URLs for the submissions in Idea Place. Other requests came via other channels, such as through comments submitted during open beta. Wherever possible, we have linked back to any relevant content (such as community discussions where a request was made).

Please note that this page is a work in progress. It does not yet contain all of the requests that we have received.

Activities Stream/Notifications

Feature

Request

Date requested

Status

Mark as read

Provide automated “mark as read” functionality

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Delivered

Mark as read

Make “mark as read” button more prominent

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Delivered

Clear notifications

Give the ability to clear all notifications with one click

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Delivered

Customization

Allow more customization in how the Activity Stream is displayed

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Filter by primary tag delivered
Activity Stream UI Overhaul delivered

Notification flag

Make sure that the notification counter refreshes automatically

October 10, 2016

Delivered (similar to item below)

Received 24 votes as of May 25, 2017

https://ideas.sap.com/D37716

The notification counter now automatically updates (vanishes) on clicking the universal avatar and only shows number of NEW notifications. A separate "unread notification counter" has been implemented within the notification service that shows the number of unread items exclusively and updates without having to refresh the page.

Notification counter

Update notification counter automatically

October 11, 2016

Delivered (similar to item above)

Received 28 votes as of May 28, 2017

https://ideas.sap.com/D37770

The notification counter now automatically updates on clicking the universal avatar and only shows number of NEW notifications. A separate "unread notification counter" has been implemented within the notification service that shows the number of unread items exclusively and updates without having to refresh the page.

Email notifications

Add email notifications from Activity Stream

During beta (prior to October 2016)

There is a similar idea on the radar – email notification for new questions and blogs from followed primary tags

Following

Add list of all content I’m following & “stop following” functionality in Activity Stream

During beta (prior to October 2016)

"Stop following" idea under consideration but needs prioritization

Notification options

Add the ability to choose which notifications you’d like to receive and how (e.g., mobile vs. email)

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Accepted (partially)

 

On our radar but not a priority. The “How” part is implemented partially as users can “choose” whether they would like to receive email notifications or not. In the future if we can add text-based notifications, then we will probably consider that as well. The functionality that is being requested will only enhance the user experience. It does not necessarily fill any gap that we have now. Once we have more notifications of other types (such as new content notifications, etc.), then this need for users to “manage” which notifications they receive to increase. And that is probably when this feature will be refined.

Activity stream

Give users the ability to group the Activity Stream by thread, activity type, tag, etc.

October 10, 2016

Accepted
Tentatively scheduled for Q3

25 votes as of May 25, 2017

https://ideas.sap.com/D37721

Should be implemented along with ideas https://ideas.sap.com/D37707 and https://ideas.sap.com/D40252 (which is partially accepted).

More notification options

Enable the sending of notifications of ALL activity in a question to everyone related to that question

 

October 10, 2016

As of May 8, 2017, this was the highest-rated idea in Idea Place -- with 72 votes. (See https://ideas.sap.com/D37707.) This also shares features with other ideas We have implemented part of this idea so we should address the remaining gaps. Further delivery is tentatively planned for Q3.

Overview of followed tags

Provide overview of followed tags

October 11, 2016

This idea has 55 votes as of May 8, 2017. It addresses big functionality gap. (See https://ideas.sap.com/D37764.)  We need to determine whether the feature will live on Activity Stream or Universal Profile. Regardless, it is accepted, with a delivery date planned for the second half of 2017 (tentatively).

Activity stream

Allow users to follow questions via the Activity Stream

October 12, 2016

Even though this idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37820) only had 6 votes, it was delivered in Q2 2017 -- as this functionality was part of broader improvements. Users can use the filters available in their followed activities to narrow down the activities that they see. They can click on the primary tag filter to show activities related to only one primary tag that they follow. They can then click on the "Question and Answer" filter to only filter questions, answers, and comments from a particular primary tag. This should help them isolate activities that interest them.

Email notifications

Provide email notifications for new content (blogs or questions) from user tag subscriptions

October 17, 2016

This idea has 58 votes as of May 8, 2017 -- and other ideas have similar requests for email notifications (some of which has been provided). (See https://ideas.sap.com/D37929.) Idea addresses big functionality gap. Not sure if this feature will live on Activity Stream or Universal Profile In this case, this is currently a big functionality gap and the idea is accepted. Delivery is tentatively planned for Q3.

 

Please note that this idea is the same as https://ideas.sap.com/D38361 and similar to https://ideas.sap.com/D38075. So the status here applies to all.

Notifications page

Add new features to improve the page (see status for more information)

October 10, 2016

With 24 votes as of June 6, 2017, the idea consists of four parts (which may have different decisions):

  • Preview pane (not planned for notifications)
  • Automatic read check when message clicked / link followed (already delivered)
  • A filter to show only unread or all messages (for future consideration)
  • Open notification link in new page. (for future consideration)

 

Language filter

Include a language filter in the Activity Stream for followed tags

October 11, 2017

This idea has 14 votes as of May 5, 2017 (https://ideas.sap.com/D37776), but it is not a priority as of that date. At a later time in the community when users have a large number of primary tag subscriptions such filters can be helpful. Currently users do not follow primary tags from other languages. This feature will allow them to venture out (giving them the peace of mind that they can still filter such second languages out from their streams if need be). In short, this remains under review.

Updates

Update activities (Activity Stream and Notifications) so they are usable and useful

October 20, 2017

With 11 votes as of June 6, 2017, this idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38059) consists of several parts -- all of which are acknowledged. It is difficult to address as a single idea, and the items have been addressed through other ideas. Therefore, it is not rejected, nor is it fully implemented. We'll leave as under consideration until a time that the poster feels that all items have been addressed.

Fiori solution

Replace Activities and Notifications using a Fiori/SAPUI5 based Master - Detail structure

January 27, 2017

As of May 8, 2017, this was the second highest-rated idea in Idea Place -- with 66 votes. (See https://ideas.sap.com/D40252.) Idea won't be implemented with the suggested solution. We will not use Fiori to build such an implementation. We will, however, be implementing the functionality that is being requested through the idea itself -- with a tentative target of Q3.

Overview page

Provide a configurable overview page with content I can subscribe to

March 29, 2017

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D41643) has 10 votes. It's similar to https://ideas.sap.com/D37764, but requests for follow list of all content (not just primary tags). It is under review and possibly planned for the second half of 2017.

Icons

Add icons to indicate types of activity (comments, blog posts, questions answered, direct messages, etc.)

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Not planned

Marking notifications

Introduce functionality so that after marking Notification as READ it disappears from the list

October 11, 2016

Not planned

(Idea should be considered when we develop Notifications filters. Currently the plan is to not to implement as described in the idea. We can implement a filter in the Notification service that filters read/unread items. This would meet the requirement without having to create two separate notification streams (one with read stuff and one with unread stuff as requested in the idea). More information about the idea at https://ideas.sap.com/D37768. It has 29 votes as of May 8, 2017.

Notification counter

Make sure the Notifications counter is always visible

October 11, 2016

Not planned (exactly as requested)

The idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37785) has 8 votes. The notification counter only shows number of new notifications. A separate counter has been implemented inside the notification service that shows the number of unread notifications. We are not considering showing the total number of notifications at all times without updating.

Items loaded into activity stream

Add functionality to load more items in activity stream automatically

October 18, 2016

Not planned
(Although the idea has 30 votes in Idea Place as of May 8, 2017 -- see https://ideas.sap.com/D37986 -- it will not be implemented as proposed. We were able to increase the number of activities and notifications shown in the user's activity stream from 10 to 20 per page. This should allow users to view double the items without having to press "more" button.)

View optimization

Allow user parameters in profile to optimize view experience of activities (to change column width)

October 18, 2016

Not planned

The idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37988) has 10 votes as of  June 6, 2017. We will not be considering such functionality for the activity stream services that allows users to modify the container widths. However, we have made big changes to the Activity Stream since this idea has been posted and have been able to decrease white space greatly. We have also been able to increase the number of activities shown per page from 10 to 20.

RSS feed

Add an RSS feed for Activity Stream

January 30, 2017

Not planned

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40277) has 6 votes as of June 6, 2017. Such an implementation is outside the scope of the improvements that we are making to the Activity Stream and Notification topics. Once more pressing issues and functionality gaps are met, we can then consider such enhancements. For now, the Activity Stream by itself is supposed to be a form/variation of an RSS feed.

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Archive

There are no items currently requested for this category -- or we have not yet had an opportunity to update this section. We will add information as soon as we are able -- or as soon as submissions come in.

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Blogs

Feature

Request

Date requested

Status

Tagging

Make it easier to add/find tags for blog posts

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Delivered as part of "tag recommendations" (see separate Tagging entry)

Embedding tweets

Allow embedded tweets

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Was always possible --  users need to paste the embed code from Twitter into the Text tab of the editor

Author search

Enable search across Author Name in the search box on the Blogs page

October 25, 2016

Accepted

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38202) has 20 votes as of July 7, 2017. Improvements/enhancements coming to various solutions/features that should enable this.

Populate title

Automatically populate title of the blog when linking within another blog post

During beta (prior to October 2016)

For future consideration (alongside @mentioning work being done)

"Like" button

Separate community “Like” button from other social buttons

During beta (prior to October 2016)

For future consideration

Editorial comments

Allow users to see editorial comments on their own posts without having to enter the editor

During beta (prior to October 2016)

For future consideration

Moderation alert

Make “Alert Moderator” more obvious

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Under consideration (and tied to requests for add Comment button and add Comment entry box on blogs)/same as entry under Q&A

"comment" button

 

Add additional "comment" button to top of comments list

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Under consideration (and tied to requests for more obvious "Alert Moderator" button and add Comment entry box on blogs)

Comment entry box

Add comment entry box, in addition to "comment" button

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Under consideration (and tied to requests for more obvious "Alert Moderator" button and add "comment" button)/see also Q&A

Bookmarks

Add ability to bookmark and categorize bookmarks in folders

During beta (prior to October 2016) -- but also on October 10 via Idea Place

Under consideration, but is dependent upon a wider UX/content strategy/see also Q&A

This idea is also available at https://ideas.sap.com/D37755 -- with 47 votes as of June 26, 2017

 

Pictures

Allow users to paste pictures from clipboard into blogs

October 10, 2016

Under review

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37729) has 37 votes as of June 29, 2017. We are currently looking into the technical requirements.

Statistics

Give blog writers and authors more insights (stats) about their viewership

April 4, 2017

Under review

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D41758) has 22 votes as of July 7, 2017. We are working to get this implemented in the form of additional metadata visibility on the site, as well as investigating what it will take to get "who liked my posts" visible.

Duplication prevention

Prevent publication of duplicate content

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Not prioritized/more details required to determine if this is a common problem

Order of comments

Display blog comments in reverse chronological order (show most recent first)

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Not planned

Personal blogs

Add personal blogs functionality – not currently planned

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Not planned

PDF export

Add functionality for exporting post to PDF

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Not planned

Code style

Remember user's previous code style selection for "Insert Code" function

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Not planned

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Community Topic Pages

Feature

Request

Date requested

Status

Product page

Integrate SAP Community Topic Page directly with product pages on SAP.com

October 17, 2016

Under review

The idea is at https://ideas.sap.com/D37926 and has 45 votes as of June 26, 2017. This type of integration is essential, but is currently dependent upon other factors. So remains "under review" for now.

Content creation

Give users links to create questions and blogs directly from community topic pages

October 31, 2016

Under review

The idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38306) has 12 votes. We are looking at the layout of the community topic pages as part of broader UX work.

Content order

Reorder the topic page to show first questions and then blogs

November 11, 2016

Under review

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38584) has 7 votes as of May 20, 2017. We are looking at the layout of the community topic pages as part of broader UX work.

Following tag

Give members the ability to follow a tag from a community topic page

November 28, 2016

Under review

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D39083) has 7 votes as of May 10, 2017. Implementation depends upon overall UX work.

New pages

Provide a topic page/dedicated page for a specific tag

Various

Various

Users have requested pages for a specific topic. In some cases, they are offered. In others, added. In other still, they won't be added. Here is an example of this type of request: https://ideas.sap.com/D38287

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Direct Messaging

There are no items currently requested for this category -- or we have not yet had an opportunity to update this section. We will add information as soon as we are able -- or as soon as submissions come in.

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Gamification

Feature

Request

Date requested

Status

Q&A points

Award points for helpful answers

November 7, 2016

Delivered

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38449) requests something that was available.

Credit breakdown

Show how karma credits are awarded (so people can see and understand when they are added and removed)

October 10, 2016

Accepted

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37758) has 12 votes as of June 28, 2017. Planned but awaiting finetuning of Q&A solution and prioritization.

Information in user profile

Show gamification/reputation information when viewing someone's user profile

October 18, 2016

Accepted

Idea has 4 votes as of June 28, 2017 and is available at https://ideas.sap.com/D38004

Placement of karma points

Make karma points easy to find (placed at top)

October 18, 2016

Accepted

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38003) has 2 votes as of June 28, 2017. Placement will be evaluated at UX level. We agree that it should be easier to find and have a more intuitive home. Unlikely to receive prioritization in 2017.

Reputation for blogs

 

Increase reputation for users who submit quality blogs

 

December 15, 2016

Accepted (partially)

While this idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D39536) had negative votes, it was accepted -- to the extent we will be recognizing quality blog contributions via missions and the reputation score, once the full reputation program is rolled out. We do not, however, plan to use karma credits or points to recognize blog contributions. Karma credits are an embedded party of the Q&A platform and limited to the content types and quality indicators of that platform.

Points for ideas

Award karma points for submissions in Idea Place

October 18, 2016

Not planned by SAP

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38005) received 3 votes. Karma is not tied to Idea Place. It is specific to SAP Community.

Legacy points

Add legacy points to karma points

October 31, 2016

Not planned by SAP

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38316) received 7 votes. It is not planned as legacy points and karma points aren't comparable -- as they aren't award in the same way for the same things.

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Home Page

There are no items currently requested for this category -- or we have not yet had an opportunity to update this section. We will add information as soon as we are able -- or as soon as submissions come in.

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Moderation

Feature

Request

Date requested

Status

Re-tagging

Make it easier for moderators to re-tag content (e.g., questions) that was tagged incorrectly

December 9, 2016

Needs more information

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D39380) has 4 votes as May 28, 2027. Asked poster to provide clarification.

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Navigation

Feature

Request

Date requested

Status

Link to last reply

Add a button/link in content overview lists to jump directly to last reply

October 12, 2016

Accepted (partially delivered)

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37816) has 18 votes as of May 16, 2017. We've implemented this request in Activities Stream & Notifications. We'll continue to drive from a navigation perspective, but we need to look at technical aspects for other platforms (e.g., Q&A).

Customization

Allow users to customize their own "places" broken down by content types, tags, people, etc., they prefer

October 13, 2016

Under review

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37869) has 20 votes as of May 20, 2017. Should be addressed along with bookmarks, homepage improvements, and dynamic feeds.

Navigation between thread and primary tag

Give users the ability to navigate between a thread and its primary tag queue (where you found the thread)

May 8, 2017

Under review

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D42410) had 37 votes as of June 22, 2017. We need to investigate the best way to incorporate this implementation into other plans.

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Profile

Feature

Request

Date requested

Status

Tags moderated

List the tags that the user moderators (for moderator profiles)

October 25, 2016

Delivered

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38178) had received 21 votes.

Avatar picture

Make profile picture editable

February 7, 2017

Delivered

Idea is at https://ideas.sap.com/D40436 with 9 votes.

Private view

Add private view of profile, in which users can see their own info, such as blog posts pending moderation

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Accepted

Unlikely to be delivered this year. Will stretch over to 2018.

"Member Since" date

Ensure that "Member Since" date reflects community membership

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Accepted (partially)

It’s planned to provide the ability for users to hide the member since date that’s shown now. Additional options under consideration.

@mention

Restore "mention" functionality when submitting questions, comments, answers, etc.

January 13, 2017

Accepted

Although idea only has 10 votes (https://ideas.sap.com/D39975), it has come multiple times in various requests. It is currently being worked on for 2017 delivery.

Q&A sort

Allow sorting of my answers and questions in my profile -- and expand sorting criteria

January 30, 2017

Accepted

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40268) has 3 votes as of June 30, 2017.  We plan to have sorting and filtering of the content in the profile. Note, however, that the specific sort and filter criteria may not be exactly as listed in this idea.

Content display

Show all of a member's content in the profile (not just blogs, questions, answers)

April 6, 2017

Accepted (partially)

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D41804) has 14 votes as of June 22, 2017. It's partially related to https://ideas.sap.com/D37954. Aspects of the idea are accepted, but not all (e.g., showing Idea Place content in the profile).

Search/filter

Provide a search/filter/tag option should on a profile page to make it easier to find a specific blog or thread

April 20, 2017

Accepted

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D42086) had 5 votes. It has been accepted, but timeline is unknown. It won't be implemented in 2017.

Categorization

Add ability to categorize people you follow

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Under consideration for later this year

Moderation alert

Provide the ability for a user to alert moderator of an actual user account (to report spammers, nominate Member of the Month, etc.)

January 27, 2017

Under review

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40236) has 11 votes as of June 30, 2017. We are planning to enable moderation of profiles, but in this first round it would be a higher-level feature, for moderators/global moderators/admins. Once that is in place, we're considering implementing a Moderator Alert button for users to alert the team to inappropriate profiles. Not all features will be added (e.g., nominating a Member of the Month).

Country and language selection

Separate country and language selection in Profile/align People Profile and country selection on SAP.com

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Not planned by SAP

These things aren't really connected. The country selector is not part of profile, and that will never be separated from language due to the overall site strategy. There is no relationship between the country selector in sap.com and the country field in the profile. All it does in profile is show which country the users wish to display as their country.

Content location

Provide better location in communities for "my content" (e.g., "my blogs")

February 17, 2017

Not planned by SAP (partially delivered/partially available)

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40682) had 5 votes. The submission was based on some incorrect assumptions, plus improvements addressed part of the idea. More UI improvements should also address indirectly.

Videos

Show overview of all content (videos) I publish

April 5, 2017

Not planned by SAP

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D41777) has 2 votes. It is asking to show videos in the profile, but the videos in question are not attributable to the author. Therefore, they cannot appear in the profile.

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Q&A

Feature

Request

Date requested

Status

Moderator feedback button

Provide a moderator feedback button or something similar that allows users to report issues with moderators                       

December 16, 2016

Already offered

Idea is available at https://ideas.sap.com/D39537. There is already a mechanism in place for submitting feedback about moderators.

Last updated by

Show who last updated a question

 

January 12, 2017

Already offered

Idea was submitted at https://ideas.sap.com/D39947.

Functionality for code snippets

Add code snippet functionality to comments on Answers

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Delivered

Moderation alert

Make “Alert Moderator” more obvious

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Delivered

Opening attachments

Open attachments in a separate window

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Accepted

Planned once resources are available and per prioritization 

Character limits

Limit number of characters in Answers title & show character limit

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Accepted

Planned once resources are available and per prioritization 

Buttons

Hide quick answer and add answer/comment buttons at the end

October 12, 2016

Accepted

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37812) has 4 votes as of May 12, 2017. Forwarded to UX team.

Product version

 

Add a prompt to the question tool so that users are asked to provide the product version related to their question

 

October 17, 2016

Accepted

Idea is available at https://ideas.sap.com/D37927. Although the idea has 1 vote, the team agrees that this would be helpful.

Attachments

Provide functionality so that attachments in questions don't open in the same window

November 24, 2016

Accepted

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D39011) has 4 votes as of May 12, 2017. It was shared with the site's UX team.

Drafts

Allow users to save more than one question in draft (or submit a question while a question is in draft)

February 21, 2017

Accepted

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40753) has 3 votes as of May 12, 2017. We agree that this feature is helpful, and will be delivered depending on overall prioritization. Delivery date is unknown.

Images

Give users the ability to paste images from clipboard -- and to select multiple images

February 21, 2017

Accepted

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40754) has 5 votes as of May 12, 2017. We agree that this feature is helpful, and will be delivered depending on overall prioritization. Delivery date is unknown. (See similar idea submitted in the "blogs" category: https://ideas.sap.com/D37729).

"Answered" prompt

 

Prompt for user to mark their question answered

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Under consideration

Planned once resources are available and per prioritization  

Bookmarks

Add ability to bookmark and categorize bookmarks in folders

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Under consideration

Requested for various solutions. See also "blogs" (https://ideas.sap.com/D37755).

Drag & drop

Add “drag & drop” functionality

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Under consideration

Nice to have and will be prioritized against other requested features.

Comment entry box

Add comment entry box, in addition to “Comment” button

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Under consideration

Pending UX review

Notifications

Add ability to turn off notifications for minor content updates

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Under consideration

Planned once resources are available and per prioritization 

Not duplicating content

Prevent publication of duplicate content

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Not planned

Profanity filter

Turn off profanity filter

November 15, 201

Not planned

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38646) has 2 votes. We'll make exceptions as appropriate, but we won't turn off the filter altogether.

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Search

Feature

Request

Date requested

Status

Icons

Add icons in search results to indicate content type and answered vs. unanswered questions

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Answered vs. unanswered filtering is already delivered in Q&A, and will be added to search, but icons not planned to indicate this information

Filters

Add additional filters (e.g., filter by tag)

During beta (prior to October 2016)

 

Also requested in Idea Place on November 1, 2016.

Accepted

Portions of this have been delivered (e.g., answered for unanswered), but more improvements should come with enhancements to search functionality.

Idea is at https://ideas.sap.com/D38338 and has 25 votes as of June 29, 2017.

Unanswered questions

Make it easier to find questions requiring an answer

October 10, 2016

Accepted

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37732) has 40 votes as of May 16, 2017.

Improvements to search, SEO, UI, and archive should all contribute to address this idea. All are currently works in progress.

Q&A filter

Add more filter types (a dynamic filter) for Q&A

October 10, 2016

Accepted

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37709) has 33 votes as June 29, 2017. This should come in 2017 as part of general search improvements.

Tags and blogs

Give users the ability to search blogs specifically within a tag

April 25, 2017

Accepted

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D42181) has 19 votes as of July 7, 2017. We are in the process of revamping how search works within the Community pages and across SAP.com as a whole.

Preview

Improve preview in search results

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Under consideration

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Tags

Feature

Request

Date requested

Status

SAP-managed tags

Show hierarchy of SAP-managed tags –

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Delivered with Browse Community update in April 2017

Browse tags

Add ability to browse available tags

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Delivered with Browse Community update in April 2017

Find tags

Make it easier to find tag pages – will be launched with Browse Community update this week.

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Delivered with Browse Community update in April 2017

Tag recommendations

Add functionality for tag recommendations based on: frequently used, popular, recently used, or favorite tags

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Delivered "my followed tags” and "recently used" recommendations -- but additional work to be done on personalization and curation

Suggested tags

Add suggested tags to content creation pages

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Partially implemented (Tags you follow, Tags you recently used).  More work to be done (e.g. suggested tags based on content of your post).

Archive search

Allow users to search the archives for a single product tag

December 29, 2016

Accepted

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D39720) has received 4 votes as of June 28, 2017.

Tag elimination

Eliminate all tags that have no content

 

January 11, 2017

Accepted

With 28 votes as of June 20, 2017, this idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D39918) is on the roadmap for delivery for 2017...but we'll need to be selective about the tags we're hiding.

Pre-filled tags

Add functionality for creating content from tag pages with pre-filled tags

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Under consideration

Additional information

Add additional info to tag pages, such as number of followers, number of open questions, overview

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Under consideration as part of the strategy considerations for the content aggregator pages

Follow list

Give users the ability to create a follow list that includes multiple tags

October 21, 2016

For future consideration

26 votes as of May 25, 2017

Idea at https://ideas.sap.com/D37840

Interesting idea but we are not at that stage to implement yet. (Note this had been under Activities/Notifications, but Sajid changed to Community Tags.

Moderators list

List moderators for a tag on the tag page

October 25, 2016

Under review

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D38178) has 21 votes. Delivery depends on overall UX work.

Related tags

Group related tags together (e.g., all of the various ABAP tags)

January 16, 2017

Under review

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40010) has 5 votes as of June 27, 2017.

Questions filter

Show the number of questions next to the filters

January 24, 2017

Under review

Idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40169) has 4 votes as of July 9, 2017.

Sub-filtering

Allow more filtering on "tag pages," beyond just "blogs" and "questions" (here's an example)

February 24, 2017

Under review

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D40838) has 4 votes as of February 28, 2017.  Work is happening to bring consistency/improvements to all "aggregator" pages.

Primary tag

Allow users to add more than one primary tag

October 18, 2016

Not planned

This idea (https://ideas.sap.com/D37990) received 12 votes as of May 10, 2017. Although not planned, there are efforts going on to review the role of tags in the experience of content discovery -- and this is more of a content discovery question. We will probably keep the idea of "primary tag" but make it easier to find kind based on a cross section of managed (and user) tags.

Tags for old SCN spaces

 

Add back tags that apply to all the old space topics from SCN

 

January 18, 2017

 

Not planned

This idea is available at https://ideas.sap.com/D40051. The new tagging strategy is not tied to old SCN spaces. See https://www.sap.com/community/about/using-tags.html for more information.

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UX/UI

Feature

Request

Date requested

Status

Redesigned pages

Eliminate excess white space/increase information density on all pages

Get rid of huge font sizes,  huge widgets, constant scrolling

During beta (prior to October 2016)

 

Also requested on October 19, 2016

In development (and partially delivered)

 

Officially accepted in Idea Place (https://ideas.sap.com/D38015). Item has 37 votes.

 

 

Universal experience

Provide universal experience across all applications (e.g. same buttons, same functionality, etc.) 

During beta (prior to October 2016)

In development

Scrolling “back to top” button

Add scrolling “back to top” button on all pages

During beta (prior to October 2016)

In development

Consistent time stamp

Provide consistent, detailed time stamp formats

During beta (prior to October 2016)

In development

SAP Jam

 

Use SAP Jam instead of SAP Community

 

October 12, 2016

Not planned

Idea is available at https://ideas.sap.com/D37807.

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These reports have come through a variety of channels, such as discussions tagged with Using SAP.com and beta feedback. Wherever possible, we have linked back to any relevant content (such as community discussions where an issue was reported).
 
Please note that this page is a work in progress. It does not yet contain all of the issue reports that we have received.
Activities Stream/Notifications

Issue

Report

Date reported

Status

User displayed

Address the fact that the incorrect user is displayed for activity in Activity Stream (such as XX user commented on your question, when really YY user commented)

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

In progress

Incorrect tag link

Make sure that the primary tag link in the activity “User A is now following the ‘primary tag name’” leads to the right primary tag

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

In progress

Inconsistent tags

Make primary tag links in Followed Activities for each activity consistent for all tags

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

In progress

Filtering                               

Make sure that filtering in Activity Stream works as expected

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

Incorrect content

Display the title of the question being replied in the Activity Stream, not the comment content

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

General performance

Fix intermittent performance issues/slow load times

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

Browser access

Make sure that users can access the Activity Stream or Notifications from IOS devices and old versions of Mozilla Firefox.

 

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

Editorial comments

Don't allow editorial comments to be visible in Followed Activities when ‘liked’

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

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Archive

We haven't had any issues reported for this category -- or we have not yet had an opportunity to update this section. We will add information as soon as we are able -- or as soon as submissions come in.

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Blogs

Issue

Report

Date reported

Status

Member status

Give author status to appropriate SCN members who are unable to publish their own content after migration

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

Missing/incorrect content

Fix blogs and Jive Docs that were migrated with incorrect or missing content into WordPress

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

SCN drafts

Allow the publication of Jive documents migrated to blogs in draft mode

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

Spacing

Fix spacing issues (e.g., paragraph returns) in blogs -- including issues with tables

November 9, 2016

(various other times)

In progress

See https://ideas.sap.com/D38526 and https://answers.sap.com/questions/194779/bug-blogs-cut-off-wide-tables.html

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Community Topic Pages

Issue

Report

Date reported

Status

Content feeds

Make sure that feeds for Recent Blogs and Recent Questions pull content into topic pages

July 26, 2017

In process

Reported by multiple members, but announced at https://answers.sap.com/questions/268834/issue-with-blog-and-qa-feed-on-topic-pages.html

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Direct Messaging

We haven't had any issues reported for this category -- or we have not yet had an opportunity to update this section. We will add information as soon as we are able -- or as soon as submissions come in.

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Gamification

We haven't had any issues reported for this category -- or we have not yet had an opportunity to update this section. We will add information as soon as we are able -- or as soon as submissions come in.

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Home Page

We haven't had any issues reported for this category -- or we have not yet had an opportunity to update this section. We will add information as soon as we are able -- or as soon as submissions come in.

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Moderation

We haven't had any issues reported for this category -- or we have not yet had an opportunity to update this section. We will add information as soon as we are able -- or as soon as submissions come in.

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Navigation

We haven't had any issues reported for this category -- or we have not yet had an opportunity to update this section. We will add information as soon as we are able -- or as soon as submissions come in.

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Profile

Issue

Report

Date reported

Status

Avatar display

Make sure correct avatar is displayed after logging in

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

Avatar upload

Fix so that new avatar appears immediately after upload

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

Case sensitivity

Remove case sensitivity of People Profile URLs

During beta (prior to October 2016)

Resolved

Followers/following

Fix so that the number of users you follow, or those who follow you, are displayed correctly

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

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Q&A

Issue

Report

Date reported

Status

Submitting answer

Make sure that user doesn't receive an error after submitting an answer (e.g., "unable to execute," "internal error")

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)...but on other occasions as well

Resolved (partially) -- as portions of it depend upon third-party development. Examples:

https://answers.sap.com/articles/95677/status-update-ive-had-it-with-these-motherfg-snake.html

https://answers.sap.com/questions/216820/the-question-authority-is-taking-a-break.html

https://answers.sap.com/articles/226085/scn-is-still-trying-to-stop-me-from-contributing.html

(Note that the discussion above has instructions for working directly with Sebastian Wolf.)

Editing own content

Allow user to edit own comments/questions

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

New questions

Help user to submit a question with receiving an error message

November 5, 2016

Resolved

Poster had reported bug via Idea Place (https://ideas.sap.com/D38421). Team followed up with him directly.

Icon for action button

Remove the icon for the action button when clicking it does nothing

 

November 9, 2016

Resolved

Bug was first reported at https://answers.sap.com/questions/54240/index.html and https://ideas.sap.com/D39327. Question was closed and in Idea Place, the poster was provided directions on how to get assistance.

Archived topics

Show all replies for archive topics

January 10, 2017

Resolved

This had been submitted via Idea Place (https://ideas.sap.com/D39882).

The poster reported that opening any archive topic from search results only showed the question and one answer marked as "correct" (if any). Other replies were hidden and unavailable. But the issue was due to the Firefox "Adblock Plus" add-on, which hid replies. After switching it off, all replies showed as usual.

Sort by relevance

Fix so that sorting answers by relevance works properly

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

In progress

Sort by votes

Fix so that sorting answers by votes works properly

October 24, 2016

In progress

See https://answers.sap.com/questions/41339/answers-list-by-votes-incorrect-order.html

Question deletion

Don't allow users to delete questions once the questions have replies

January 1, 2017

In progress

https://answers.sap.com/articles/95616/new-trend-dont-like-the-answersjust-delete-your-qu.html

Number of replies

Ensure that number of replies to an answer can't show up as a negative number (i.e., -1 )

                               

March 1, 2017

In progress

View count

Check that view counts show the correct value

March 2, 2017

In progress

See https://answers.sap.com/questions/143759/bug-incorrect-value-of-view-count.html

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Search

Issue

Report

Date reported

Status

Author avatars

Make author avatars not appearing in search results

Shortly after launch (after October 10, 2016)

Resolved

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Tags

We haven't had any issues reported for this category -- or we have not yet had an opportunity to update this section. We will add information as soon as we are able -- or as soon as submissions come in.

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UX/UI

Issue

Report

Date reported

Status

Special characters

Allow the inclusion of special characters (emojis, languages)

July 21, 2017

Resolved (partially)

Reported at https://answers.sap.com/articles/262927/who-stole-the-special-characters-for-emoticons-o.html

Issue has been fixed, but no automatic correction is available for existing content with the problem.

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