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Save to specified OneDrive folder with option to rename upon save

Save to specified OneDrive folder with option to rename upon save

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  • Serge commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    For me, renaming and choosing a custom OneDrive location, can be separated into two different requests; the custom location to me has a much higher priority. As others apparently, I use INBOX to process new files/documents.

    Would be highly appreciated if this addition was to be implemented sooner rather then later. Considering all other apps and systems on the market, I would even call this a bug.

  • Mark commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Would really like to be able to determine the save location so files are in the correct folder from the start. Including profiles so that different save locations are handy would be even better. Really keeps me from using this product more.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yup I never can remember where it saved the files, and every time wish I could rename it.

  • Matt commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yes, I agree that Office Lens scans should be able to be saved in the OneDrive folder of my choice.

  • Helge de Vries commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Would be a great addition of functionality. Would give me more control over my onedrive folder structure and allow me to drop Office Lens files in an existing folder where I am able to make sure I process the results (aka "Inbox")

  • OfficeLens commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This function/feature is already available on the Windows Phone version of Office Lens, and it works perfectly, easily and intuitively. After you're done taking photos, you have the option to name the file, choose which OneNote folder it's saved into (by default it ALSO saves into the Office Lens folder in OneDrive), and choose which file types it's save as (pdf, OneNote, Word, etc. - and multiple file types are allowed). Why can't it work the same way on iPhone?

  • Tamara Vitaljich commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I want to be able to specify where to save the file to!! I also want to be able to rename the file within the app!!

    At the moment I have to take the image, find it in One Drive, move it to the right folder and rename! Such a long process when your scanning in multiple documents.

  • Ian commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Must add simple feature to save to a new default folder and project categories for differing naming conventions with one click save!!!

  • Benjamin Lockhart commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Why would you change the save location from the Office Lens Folder to Pictures It's a real hassle to have my scans mixed in with pictures.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Where does it even save the file? After export I click on the Tap to view, and it just takes me to the root of onedrive.

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    ....i hate to pile on...but I can just skip Office Lense and take a picture of the doc, and, drill down quickly...and save it into ANY OneDrive folder. With the current Office Lense set up, I can only save it to a scan folder....where I have to then go back into and move the file to the right folder. Wow. Please give this great car the fourth wheel.

  • inconnu commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I love the short workflow. Any options to select folder or renaming options should not increase the number of actions to save a file.

  • Pat commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Evernote scannable already has this feature and it works with OneDrive. Can't believe Microsoft couldn't get their own scanning app to be useful from the start

  • Bryan commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    You could setup a save profile. Setup a profile and make it one touch to save as certain type, naming convention, date, location, tags, format, etc. Could have multiple for various items/scenarios.

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