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  1. Links to Channels in Public Teams don't work

    Links to Channels in Public Teams don't work. If you click a link to a Channel in a Public Team that you've not yet joined, the link does not work. This was a feature just added to the April 26, 2017 update on Windows (release note below).

    "Link to a channel or team: Now, you can grab a shareable link to a channel or team just by clicking the … next to the channel or team name. Copy and paste the link in a message or email to give someone a quick and easy entry point to key conversations, files,…

    29 votes
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      3 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Ability to pin message/files/articles shared within a channel.

      Guys, please add pinned items for channels. We often pin important articles/messages/files so that the whole team can see it. Very important!

      290 votes
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        planned  ·  17 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Support hashtags in channels and DMs

        Allow clickable links on #hashtagged items ... in a channel or group, perform a search within that group.

        For DMs and conversations, search all of your conversations

        695 votes
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          15 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Add quiet hours to notifications

          I like having notifications on my mobile device, but would like the option to silence notifications for after hours and weekends. Potentially, selectively per channel/team.

          699 votes
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            16 comments  ·  Notifications  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Link to Existing SharePoint Sites

            Trying to link my Team up to an existing SharePoint site - only seem to be able to link to individual folders rather than the whole document library, meaning that if i want all folders on the Team i need to create multiple tabs to get this. Would be good to link to a whole document library rather than one folder.

            81 votes
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              6 comments  ·  Tabs/Extensibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Enhanced integration with Sharepoint

              Connect Team to existing SharePoint Site.

              Post Team chat to SP microfeed
              Connect team sites onenote if available (replace default notes)
              Add links to existing document libraries (replace default files)
              Add links to existing lists
              Add support for SharePoint taxonomy and managed metadata, SharePoint views etc :D

              606 votes
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                planned  ·  56 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 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 just for Microsoft Teams.

                424 votes
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                  116 comments  ·  Interoperability  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Hi everyone, thanks for your responses!

                  I’ve talked with our Files team (here at Teams) and this item is planned, but note that for this item to happen, it has to be done by primarily by the SharePoint team.

                  So I’m trekking the long haul across campus to knock down some doors on the SharePoint team to see if we can speed this up. Will let you know how that goes!

                  Suphatra

                • Need full capabilities of Planner in Teams

                  Right now you can add a new tab for Planner in Teams. However, you are not afforded all the capabilities of Planner in this tab. Its really "Planner Lite." Here are some items you cannot do with Planner in Teams:

                  1) If you create a Planner in Teams, it will not be shown in Planner itself!
                  2) you can go to the group (in web outlook) wich is automatically created for the team and click there on planner and it will take you to the planner for the new group, which then cannot be displayed at teams, but the team…

                  2,663 votes
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                    planned  ·  205 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • allow any emoji as a reaction, not just thumbs up

                    Slack has this: get.slack.help/hc/en-us/articles/206870317-..

                    834 votes
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                      85 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add a whiteboard.

                      Add a whiteboard to share.

                      487 votes
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                        planned  ·  27 comments  ·  Tabs/Extensibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Hyperlink any text in chat

                        Allow any text to be selected and a hyperlink added to it, both using Ctrl+K (standard across Office applications) and by providing a hyperlink button in the expanded compose box.

                        224 votes
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                          31 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          Hi everyone — this is in planning. Meanwhile, here’s a shortcut (thanks Darrell for pointing it out!):

                          Just type [text for the link](theurl.com) into the field and it should automatically turn it into a hyperlink.

                          That’s a work-around for now. I’ll let you know when a more permanent option gets underway.

                          Suphatra

                        • Get a link to a conversation

                          There should be an option to create a link to a conversation, thus enabling pinging of folks with a direct link, requesting their inputs.

                          192 votes
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                            planned  ·  28 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Add "quick reply" box to chat notification

                            Add one line text box to the new message notification so I can respond to a message quickly without switching the apps.

                            180 votes
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                              planned  ·  10 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • @Tag without selection

                              Current when @Tagging someone you have to type @PartOfTheirName then wait for the dialog to pop up, then hit tab or enter click the desired name (Person, Channel, Team). If you fail to use the dialog the @Tag fails to work even if you match the name perfectly.

                              What we'd like to see is typing @Name or @ChannelName or @TeamName just works even without using the dialog.

                              225 votes
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                                planned  ·  5 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • See all planner tasks assigned to me

                                It would be nice if all planner tasks assigned to me were aggregated somewhere, instead of requiring me to go into each individual team and then each individual channel to find out what I'm responsible for. To-dos could get lost in the shuffle very easily that way.

                                243 votes
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                                  planned  ·  11 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Add ability to collapse images

                                  Please add the ability to collapse images and gifs. I keep my chat open on a third monitor. It isn't distracting whenever all I see is text but adding images and gifs causes it to catch my eye as I'm working on the other monitors. Slack also has an option to have images and gifs shown as collapsed by default.

                                  108 votes
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                                    planned  ·  6 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Render linked images

                                    If I link an image by URL (jpg, gif, etc.) render it inline in the chat as if I had pasted the image from my clipboard.

                                    159 votes
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