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  1. Allow drag and drop from Outlook directly to Teams

    Dragging and dropping attachments directly from the e-mail window without having to first drag them onto the desktop (for instance) and them from there dragging them to the files tab in Teams would make many lives so much easier.

    There are a few suggestions to enable drag and dropping, but it seems that it is already working, at least with the desktop client, but making that work directly from an e-mail window would be very nice.

    9,717 votes
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  2. Have the download function of files allow you to select the destination

    Currently files are downloaded only to the DOWNLOAD folder. Allow a save as function / select download location.

    6,573 votes
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    850 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Create Team from existing SharePoint site, and other requests

    1 User Request on SharePoint:

    Enable integration of Microsoft Teams to an existing SharePoint site rather than to always create a new site collection

    There have been a few ideas raised on integrating lists, OneNote, document libraries, etc. from an existing SharePoint site with Microsoft Teams, but in summary, it will be best if we could create a team upon on existing site, so that the "Files" and "Notes" tabs would directly reference the existing document library and OneNote in SharePoint. It does not make sense to have two separate sites: one for all the usual SharePoint stuff, and another…

    4,200 votes
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    319 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    on the backlog  ·  Warren responded

    This feature request is working its way through the backlog queue. No new details are available yet.

    -Warren

  4. File column sort order

    Make column sort order "sticky" so that if I prefer to sort my files by Name instead of Last Accessed, Team will remember my preference within a Team

    3,819 votes
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    617 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    working on it  ·  Warren responded

    This feature request is still in the works. I hope to have more updates soon. I’ll keep you posted.
    -Warren

  5. Open in Word/Excel/PowerPoint as Default

    It would be great if Teams would have the ability to always launch the desktop app when opening Office documents as opposed to launching the online version.

    Rest of teams is awesome.

    3,582 votes
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    334 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    working on it  ·  Warren responded

    This feature request is still in the works. No additional updates are available at this time. I’ll keep you posted as I hear more.

    -Warren

  6. URL shortener for Teams

    When using the "get link" option in teams it would be better to have an embedded link shortener. Pasting the link in email looks terrible.

    3,073 votes
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  7. Add other Sharepoint document folders under Files

    Please allow adding granular SharePoint document library subfolders to the Files tab. Currently, only the document library level can be added, not sub folders.

    This allows adding content from related but separate SharePoint sites without having to provide the entire document library (which may contain irrelevant content to the Team)

    2,712 votes
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    352 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. annotation of PDFs

    The ability to annotate PDFs, or at least open in a PDF reader that will, without having to download the file, annotate, and upload.

    2,270 votes
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  9. Add the ability to " Quick Print " a file without having to download or open in sharepoint

    I want to have the ability to print a file without having to download it or opening Sharepoint. A "Quick Print" option would be 100% great

    1,546 votes
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    357 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Redirect files tab to the sharepoint document folder of the team site or give the possibility to hide the files tab.

    Redirect files tab to the sharepoint document folder of the team site or give the possibility to hide the files tab.

    1,113 votes
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  11. Allow opening of PDF documents directly into Adobe Reader DC for Editing docuemnts stored in SharePoint

    Adobe Reader DC can Check-Out and Edit documents directly from SharePoint, but there's no way to initiate this from Teams. Instead you need to go to SharePoint, copy the link, and then open Reader DC, File, Open, and paste the link. This is cumbersome and time consuming for users who frequently edit PDF documents which are stored in Teams (SharePoint).

    We would like a one-click to open in Reader DC from within Teams and an option to make this the default single-click behaviour.

    Hopefully Microsoft's recent partnership with Adobe will help this one along.

    941 votes
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    86 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Make saved Outlook attachments visible to Teams

    Saving email attachments to a team Sharepoint site (Outlook 2016, Save to Onedrive, Group files) leaves them hidden from Teams. This is because the attachments are saved to the team's Sharepoint main folder, which is not associated with a channel. This is confusing to the user, who wonders why the files do not appear in Teams. The user has to know to open Sharepoint and manually relocate the attachments to the desired channel after saving them.

    One solution would be to expose channels in Outlook 2016, so the user can select the channel where the files should be saved.

    Another…

    849 votes
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    101 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Delete files shared in chat

    Files shared in Chat are stored to OneDrive, but there is no way to delete file from within Teams. When file is deleted from OneDrive, it is (of course) no longer available and the individual gets a "Sorry, we couldn't find you file" error.

    I would like to remove the shared file entry from the Teams chat.

    693 votes
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  14. View photos in a gallery format within teams as you can do the same in sharepoint.

    View photos in a gallery format within teams as you can do the same in sharepoint.

    635 votes
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    63 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. 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.

    513 votes
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  16. Ability to open multiple documents

    Currently If I am editing a File in Teams, and if I have to refer another file present in Teams, I have to forcefully close existing document and go to the next file. It will be a nice to have feature if I can open other documents in Preview mode if I am editing a document.

    436 votes
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  17. download file progress indicator

    need file download progress indicator

    418 votes
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  18. Tag Files for Searchability

    As we upload files, it would be great to have the option to add Tags for the files. That way, when utilizing search, we could enter tags to be able to find results based on the tags specified.

    417 votes
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    under review  ·  Warren responded

    This feature is still under review. The feature team is digging into the details but have not made a decision yet.

    -Warren

  19. Links/attachments in chat

    If you attach an item to a chat it will be saved in the files section of the channel. But if you are chatting about a document and you want to reference it you do not want to save it to the channel as it is already in another folder of the SP Site. To create a copy in the channel does not make sense as you are creating duplicates. a link would be the solution.

    401 votes
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    working on it  ·  Warren responded

    This feature is still in the works. No additional details are available at this time.
    -Warren

  20. Drag and Drop Folder

    Drag and Drop Folder: currently (2017-04-10) when dragging and dropping a folder from my harddrive to a team Files location the files are copied, but the folder is not. Have to first create the folder on Teams, then copy the files into the folder. Would prefer to drag and drop the fold and Teams will automatically create the folder and copy the files within it to that folder.

    349 votes
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    30 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    on the backlog  ·  Warren responded

    This feature request is now on the backlog.

    I’ll keep you posted as we move through development!
    -Warren

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