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  1. Webhook needs to support forced notification a la "@channel", "@team", "@person"

    Webhooks should have a property to force notification a la "@channel", "@team", "@person". I have been using Slack webhooks for notifications out of our monitoring platform and can use "@" tags to make sure that the correct channels get the data and if the condition is severe, notify "@channel".

    241 votes
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      29 comments  ·  Developer Platform  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow to post a reply to a conversation via REST

      Currently it is quite easy to start a conversation via the webhook of a channel.

      It would be great if the POST of this webhook would return an conversation id. This id could then be used in a subsequent request to reply to the initial conversation.

      82 votes
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        6 comments  ·  Developer Platform  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Fix Webhook API

        Post cards using https://dev.outlook.com/Connectors/GetStarted or https://dev.outlook.com/Connectors/Reference as reference don't give the expecting results.

        On Android:
        - "text" value isn't shown...

        On Windows 10, Android, Mac and iPhone:
        - "title" isn't format properly
        - "themeColor" isn't rendered
        - "potentialAction" aren't render like a button
        - "section" seems to work

        It could be very nice if the Webhooks is fully working and give the same result on every plateform.

        78 votes
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          15 comments  ·  Developer Platform  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • gitlab connector

          There is a connector for GitHub but not GitLab.
          It would be nice to have this available as other git repositories are available.....

          75 votes
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          • Add create Tab to API

            Please add the CREATE TAB function to the API so we can create tabs programmatically.

            61 votes
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            • Editing a comment - cannot hit ENTER to skip to the next line.

              When writing a new comment, I am able to use ENTER to skip to the next line. However, when I edit the same comment, I cannot use ENTER to skip to the next line. Please fix.

              59 votes
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                16 comments  ·  Developer Platform  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Enable threading of Connector updates such as Webhooks

                We've just finished building a webhook connector that will be giving us work item updates from our on-prem TFS. This is very exciting, however, every update comes in as a new thread. This is less exciting. We need the ability for, once a work item exists in a thread in the chat, for all work item updates pertaining to that work item to be threaded under that initial message. Otherwise, chaos. Perhaps the ability to arbitrarily define and ID for each webhook message, and when the same ID is re-used, it becones threaded?

                52 votes
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                  10 comments  ·  Developer Platform  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Support @ notifications in messages posted through web hook API

                  We have automated messages posted to a channel and the @notifications are considered normal text and no actual notification happen. Since no one is notified of messages in channels to begin with (waiting for https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103-public-preview/suggestions/16911520-notifications-for-all-messages-in-a-channel to be implemented), we'd at least need notifications to work.

                  50 votes
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                    2 comments  ·  Developer Platform  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Improve API to navigate to team, tab, ...

                    We are building a custom application in Teams.

                    An end user opens up our application and:
                    - We offer the user to navigate to a team by building up the link (similar to 'Get link to team')
                    - When an end user clicks that link the browser opens up and asks if the link should be opened in the browser in the client application (see attachment)

                    It does not make sense to open up the link in the browser as we already have the client opened up.
                    The end user should to end up in the Team general channel the…

                    49 votes
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                      under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Developer Platform  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • EML file reader for reading emailed conversations to a channel

                      Related to the recent "Forward an email to a channel".
                      The full email is attached as an EML file. But it needs to be downloaded to read.
                      Please build an EML file reader into the application and browser experience. It will be valuable to read the full email without downloading.

                      48 votes
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                      • Show Week Number In Windows 10 Tray Calendar App

                        Hi Windows experts!

                        I can see week numbers if I start the Calendar App on Windows 10 but I'm not able to see week number if I just click date and time in the taskbar and the small calendar pops up. I would like for week numbers to show in the taskbar pop up calendar.

                        Have a very good day!
                        Anton from Sundsvall, Sweden

                        43 votes
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                        • Multi-company groups

                          I really like Microsoft Teams, but i think it could be better working with people from any company using this app.

                          37 votes
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                            3 comments  ·  Developer Platform  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Full API to write/receive messages so we can create new clients or integrate it into other tools

                            Slack has a full API, so people can write their own client apps or integrate Slack messaging into existing apps. Would be great to have something similar. Especially combined with giving external users access to Teams.

                            34 votes
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                            • Our app developers want to be able to type code directly and retain formatting. This is supported in Slack/Hip Chat.

                              Our app developers want to be able to type code directly and retain formatting. This is supported in Slack/Hip Chat. This is very desirable for our DEV community.

                              32 votes
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                              • HUBOT support

                                I would like support for hubot: https://hubot.github.com

                                This could make the switch from Slack or FLowdock a lot easier.

                                32 votes
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                                • Show URL previews for messages from Connectors

                                  When I post a URL as a user, Teams automatically expands the message to include a URL preview. When a webhook posts the same thing, the URL remains plain text.

                                  The webhook should be able to opt in to the same "unfurling" treatment that the user's message received.

                                  Screenshots: https://stackoverflow.com/q/40415045

                                  32 votes
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                                  • provision

                                    It would be great if we could provision teams and channels with a template like Microsoft PNP. In the case of provsioning i would like to be able to add tabs bot connectors and compesed extentions in pre configured in a json or xml template. Rolled out with C#, JS or Powershell.

                                    hope we can get this uservoice request activated.

                                    31 votes
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                                    • Ability to integrate with webhook

                                      Ability to send pretty much anything via a webhook and json payload (jira, confluence, bitbucket, ... )

                                      31 votes
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                                      • Create one client for both Yammer, Teams, Skype and Skype for business

                                        In our company we are using skype for business, teams, yammer as well as other communication tools. I would love to see one client where I can monitor and participate in all different channels. I have seen 3'd party tools for this that support slack, Skype, instagram and others.

                                        Having a client that brought all the different communication channels together for the O365 would be great. I think it could be done without taking away each channels advantage. I have seen that Yammer for example evaluates using skype for chat instead of yammer chat. Each service has it own set…

                                        30 votes
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                                        • Permalink

                                          I want to be able to point someone to a message in Teams via a URL (aka a permalink). This would be particularly useful when used from outside Teams (e.g. From a wiki, or from an email, etc) but would have use within Teams too. We currently use MatterMost (an on-premises Slack clone) and sharing permalinks to messages is something that people do often.

                                          As far as I'm aware there's no way to get a permalink to a message from within the Teams desktop app, my request is that you make this possible. Thanks.

                                          28 votes
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