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  1. New Excel Co-Authoring does not work with Excel Docs in Teams

    New Excel desktop Co-Authoring does not work with Excel Docs in Teams. We've tried going directly to the group, sharepoint and inside teams and every time it tells you the file is locked. A regular O365 group and OneDrive work fine but take that same file and put it in teams and no more co-authoring.

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    • View Date/Time on past chats

      When viewing past chats, you see "yesterday" or the date like 11/11 but you do not see the time of the conversation. If you need to review the times for anything you are currently unable to see these. Can this be added?

      32 votes
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      • Integrate Microsoft FindTime

        Would love to have the ability to post a Microsoft FindTime poll within a Team for scheduling meetings within the group. It's already a plugin for Outlook, integrating it with Teams could allow a quick FindTime poll with the members of the team, rather than having to manually select each member of the team every time a poll is needed.

        31 votes
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        • Enable video calling in ChromeOS

          Currently video calling is disabled in ChromeOS browser. Please enable, just another Chrome browser, isn't it!?

          31 votes
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          • Onenote

            I would like an option to restore the default note tab to Onenote.

            31 votes
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            • Connectors stop working when the creator leaves the team

              We have found when a user leaves a Team or is removed from a Team all of the connectors for that user stop functioning. They remain, which is critical, so another user can read and replace the defunct connector.

              Would be great if they continued to function or if there was a way to transfer to another user or have another user assume control.

              31 votes
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                under review  ·  Suphatra responded

                This is a known issue — will update you when I have more info.

                Suphatra

              • Add Links Tab to Conversation View

                Options are currently:

                Conversation - shows chat
                Files - shows attachments sent in chat
                Notes - shows notes
                + - shows additional apps

                "Links" should be another tab which shows all URL's posted in the conversation. Common feature in other solutions.

                31 votes
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                • Live editing of tabbed documents

                  This would apply to all things. I find it cumbersome that I need to open a new tab to edit the document that is right in front of me. Would love to be able to edit right there in that tab and see others doing the same. Collaboration levels would increase.

                  31 votes
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                  • Make Teams documents visible to Delve

                    A major barrier to adoption of Teams across our business is the difficulty in finding files - you need to find the right team and then access the files that way, assuming that the file you are looking for isn't in OneDrive, or a SharePoint Online site, etc.

                    Ideally, the files inside Teams libraries should also be exposed to Office Graph, so that Files can be found via Delve, allowing for a single point of search for all documents.

                    30 votes
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                    • third-party chat clients (e.g. pidgin)

                      Other chat programs (Slack, Cisco Webex, Google Hangouts) allow third-party clients, typically over XMPP. Can we have an XMPP port on the Teams server?

                      29 votes
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                      • Acrobat

                        Need a better ability to open PDF files directly in adobe acrobat to edit, zoom, and pan effectively, or better PDF markup tools internal to Teams. The current viewing, scrolling, zooming, and editing tools are too limited, particularly when it comes to commenting or editing PDF versions of figures or drawings.

                        29 votes
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                        • Continue email conversation in teams

                          I constantly get include in email chains that quickly fill up my Outlook Inbox with every reply.

                          It would be great to have a “button” that “moved the conversation to teams”

                          I suspect forwarding the message to a channel is the closest function but part of the process needs to be a reply to all notification that confirms the conversation has been moved and a link to the channel.

                          29 votes
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                          • Working links on website tabs

                            I added a website under a tab, but the links within it do not work. In a browser they work fine. Can you add enabling links?

                            29 votes
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                            • iOS 9 support for the Teams App

                              Could tou please add support for ios 9 in the teams mobile app

                              29 votes
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                              • copy a picture that is already posted in a chat

                                If someone posted a picture/screenshot in the chat the only way I can copy that picture is to download it and then re post it. In Slack I was just able to right click on the picture copy and then pasted on another chat. In teams when I right click on the picture nothing happens. Is this feature possible in Teams?

                                Thank you

                                29 votes
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                                • Sync Skype and Team statuses

                                  It would be great if your Skype (for business) status could automatically turn to *do not disturb* when your in a MTeam call.

                                  26 votes
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                                  • Enable a right-click menu for the main chat box

                                    Right now, if I have something like a link from Edge on my clipboard that I want to paste into the chat box and send, I can't use my mouse to do that because right-clicking in that box does an automatic search using whatever text is highlighted. This is kind of useless. Most of the time, when I highlight something, I want to copy/cut and paste it. Just enable normal right-click menus for text editing!

                                    26 votes
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                                    • Better support for hi-dpi and docking

                                      I have a Surface Book that gets docked and undocked regularly. The external monitor is not a high-res display, and consequently, the size and layout of the desktop app gets pretty weird after docking. Essentially, the app can't be used unless the window is made super wide.

                                      26 votes
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                                      • "e-Mail" chat conversation and "reply" on user chat

                                        On the chat window should have ability to email the conversation and also ability to reply on specific chat text

                                        25 votes
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                                        • Send an instant message with Teams by clicking on an Office contact card IM icon

                                          From an Office contact card, it should be possible to click on the Instant Messaging icon to inititate instant messaging thru Teams.
                                          Same with calls and videos.

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