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  1. 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…

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      360 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Hi there, just letting you know what we are still working on request #5 which is the ability to get reminders for your Planner tasks in Teams.

      Everything else on this list is done, but if you have other Planner asks that you’d like to see address, please comment below with the URL for that feature requests (then I can merge all these UserVoice requests to this one master request). Then I’ll update the body of this request with all of the new feature requests related to Planner.

      Thanks,
      Suphatra

    • slash commands are a must-have

      Slash commands for just about every type of function are a must have. They are familiar and easy to use without having to touch your mouse, they are UI-agnostic. Admittedly not terribly discoverable – but the UI is even worse, as their is no real option for auto-completion of UI elements, now is there?

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        55 comments  ·  PowerBar  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Notification for Planner Tasks

        Planner and Teams just needs a notification - when a task has been created for an assigned user that user should receive a notification - currently we are doing a work around by starting a conversation with a mention of a member name
        thanks

        1,173 votes
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          61 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          The improvements are being addressed by multiple teams.

          The Planner team is coming to the tail end of the engineering work for the their piece and the Notifications team is now starting to dig into how to better deepen the notifications support.
          But we still have a ways to go.

          Stay tuned for more updates as we get closer to our goal.

          -Warren

        • Joining a Team

          CHANGE PROMPT:
          Change "Add team" to "Add or join a team": I avoided this button because I thought it would always create a new team. It wasn’t evident to me that I could browse for existing teams there too.

          PREVIEW A TEAM:
          Provide the ability to preview a Team without immediately joining, to see what the reason for the Team is and what Channels exist. It’s a little cumbersome to have to join, realize the Team isn’t what you thought it was, and leave.

          TEAMS DISCOVERABILITY
          Presently you have to know the name of a team to be able to…

          1,130 votes
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            102 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Let us make the font size bigger (Zooming)

            Make a way to make the font size in the application bigger.

            772 votes
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              The zoom feature has released to the public ring. Using CRTL + or CTRL – zoom in and out on a Windows PC.

              I need to correct the information I provided last month about MAC. It appears the MAC version is still in testing and hasn’t yet gone out to the public. It is “In Testing” but will be coming to the public soon!

              The item tracking this specific update can be found at: https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/admin/v3/suggestions/16933183/activity

              There now is a UI element that tells you your current zoom level and a Setting within the UI to preset your zoom preference.

              Since the zoom feature could very well cover the vast majority of user needs, based on the majority of comments and feedback, I will flag this item as Partially Done.

              Thank you for all the feedback and support!
              -Warren

            • Federation

              Hi everyone -- I'm splitting this feature out from the "Guest Access" feature request so that you can weigh in on this specific issue and provide feedback for it here. Please write in the comments what you would like to see with Federation and I will incorporate it into this description. -Suphatra

              FEDERATION REQUESTS:

              #1 -- When our team have a live call meeting we can not add people to the call that doesn't belong to the team, even if they are from the same company. Additionally can we brought client which will be federated.

              #2 -- Need to be…

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                35 comments  ·  Meetings  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add option to make emoticons smaller or be turned off

                Would like the ability to turn off all emoticons. Every chat application I've ever used (Skype, Lync, Slack, Hipchat) allow this option. Or/and make the emoticons smaller.

                It would also be nice to have the option to minimize an emoji or resize an emoji within the chat feed once a user has posted it. Currently ‘edit’ or ‘delete’ is available per message, possiblly if ‘minimize’ or ‘collapse’ option would make this possible? This would enable the viewer of the feed to create their own visual experience/not have to look at emoji if they don’t want to.

                469 votes
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                  60 comments  ·  Emojis and GIFs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  The ability to turn off emojis is still being worked upon.

                  Also, there is work to create a compact mode which will also help reduce white space… which in turn will impact some of the complaints are far as wasted space from the emojis as well, that have been voiced in the comments.

                  Stay tuned for more details.
                  -Warren

                • Collapse/expand conversations (hide/show replies)

                  Users are asking for a few different things:

                  1. Collapse/expend all button -- single click to collapse or expand all threads
                  2. Admin setting for collapse/expand
                  3. Button to re-collapse a thread once its been expanded (right now you have to navigate to another channel in order for the thread to re-collapse)

                  Please add more granular requests in the thread below.

                  329 votes
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                    48 comments  ·  Messaging  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Move planner tasks to another team

                    We have created a planner tab in most of our teams. Sometimes a task on the plannerboard has to be moved to another team (e.g. next step on a task has to be executed by a different team), which now has to be done by deleting the task in the original team and adding one in the other team with copying data from the original task.

                    Possible solution: when editing a task it displays the teamname and bucketname in the left top. When you click on the name you can select a different team (only teams you are subscribed to),…

                    222 votes
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                      15 comments  ·  Planner  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      Good news, this feature is partially done. :)

                      Planner tasks can now be copied to other plans. To copy a task, click on the “…” menu on the task. From there, you can select a different plan to copy the task to.

                      -Warren

                    • Channel Limit (Increase beyond 200 limit)

                      We have run into a situation on a team, let's call it "Vendors" where we post data on vendors that we use. We set up a channel for each vendor but have "reached the limit" on the number of channels in a team. Is this something that can be controlled through an admin panel or is there another way to increase/remove the limit.

                      209 votes
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                        63 comments  ·  Teams and Channels  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        As mentioned in the prior status, the channel limit was raised from 100 to 200.

                        In the near future a retention limit will be set so you can still go back and reinstate a channel you had deleted. Once the retention period has expired then the channel will get a hard delete which will free up the space and no longer count toward the 200 channel limit.

                        This will help with some of the issues you have voiced in the comments below.
                        But I understand many of you wish the limit to be further increased. I will continue to provide your votes and comments to the feature team.

                        -Warren

                      • 23 votes
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