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  1. start conversation on file without opening file

    Starting conversations is currently only possible once you have a file open in read mode. We should be able to start a conversation on a file from the [...] context menu. Anyone agree?

    30 votes
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  2. Moving folders within a channel

    Please provide the ability to move an existing folder to a different location, at least within the same channel.

    8 votes
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  3. 4 votes
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  4. Folder Views: Modifying View/Creating Views: Reduced in Teams

    Teams is all about making a collaborative experience easy while still using great SharePoint tools.

    Due to the organizational features of the teams document library (folders within folders), you lose the ability to create modified views of the files without affecting the whole library. For example, in SharePoint, most people work within multiple libraries, one on the main page and other libraries on the sub-sites. This type of organizational structure allows for the creation of multiple views for specific stakeholders involved. Additional columns can be created for one library and not the other, and so forth. It allows for greater…

    9 votes
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  5. Allow sharing files with same name

    Currently, we are unable to share files with the same name in Teams. If one user has already shared "Hello World.docx" another user can't then share a file in the chat with "Hello World.docx" as it's name, even if the contents are different. Would like to remove restrictions for what a file can be named while being shared in chat, would help stop some confusion as to why something can't be shared.

    4 votes
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  6. Make animated gif file view-able in mobile version

    Animated gif files from our PC are not viewable at the moment. Making it hard to review works.

    3 votes
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  7. Manually choose system directory in Microsoft Teams.

    It will be great if Microsoft Teams allows us to manually choose system directory while downloading any file sent in Microsoft Teams.

    4 votes
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  8. Sharing files stored in teams with people outside of the team

    Currently, the only way to share files stored through Teams, is to move to 'View in Sharepoint' and from there create links with access rights for staff outside of your team. It would be so convenient to be able to share files directly with colleagues who are not part of your team.

    98 votes
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  9. permission

    Dear Ad,

    I 'd like to permisson for different employees can posting notify to each difference channel of chat group Teams of Ms Teams.
    Example: Mr A only post to channel 1, Mr B only post to channel 2, Mr A and Mr B are in 1 group

    3 votes
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  10. Need search / find / ctrl-f feature for documents that appear in the Teams document/file viewer.

    Can't find relevant terminology within documents in the file viewer after I do a search for a given term.

    17 votes
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  11. Edit Dropbox, box.com documents natively in Teams

    I can view Cloud drive (DropBox, Box.com) documents in MS Teams app, but can edit them right in the app like I can with SharePoint docs.

    22 votes
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  12. 4 votes
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  13. moving a document breaks link

    When we are sorting out our filing system in files, creating new folders to move and tidy up our document's this changes the location of the document and breaks any links you have previously sent to users also the link in the conversations. This is extremely unworkable for our organisation, we need to be able to upload and move documents. keeping the integrity of any previous links sent. For example if you attach a document to a channel, this does not go into a folder it just sits in files, when links are sent round for this document they are…

    256 votes
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  14. 6 votes
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  15. OneNote documents creation from file tab

    Would be great if we could directly create and Edit OneNOte Document from Teams as we can do it for Word or Excel Document

    2 votes
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  16. track changes

    Ability to view Track Changes pane in word online when viewing in teams

    33 votes
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  17. Excel

    A Chart that I have uploaded to Teams is having issues. It is a Pivot Chart that allows the criteria to be selected via a slicer. When the file is opened in MS Teams the all the columns have their own color applied and are listed within the Legend. When the slicer is applied from that point on all the columns have the same color and it is the same in the Legend.

    2 votes
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  18. Setting to always open documents in native application

    I never want to open the document in Teams, or in Office Online. I always want to use the native desktop program. Would be nice if there was a global setting so documents always opened in desktop applications.

    123 votes
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  19. Link to document in conversation should give option to open document in desktop Word/Excel/Etc.

    When you add a link to a document, it is annoying having to first open the document online within teams, and then having to open it in native application from there.

    8 votes
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  20. Ability to post video's and compress them

    My clients would like to get rid off all unsupported communication methods. What is preventing their employees to only use teams, is the lack of support of posting video's to a channel. Additionaly it would be fantastic if the video's are compressed as well to save storage.

    So please add the possibility to add compressed video's next to images for better user adoption.

    4 votes
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