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.
Natalia Fuentes commented
Some coworkers overuse chat. The send "texts" to a single person that would be better placed in a teams where other people will have access to the developing conversation. Some of it is lack of training, some of it is unwillingness to learn where stuff goes. I've been sending them to re-post in the appropriate channel. They then put it on my to find the channel for them. Would be nice to have a link in the chat.
Also, after I thought of this particular use case, I realized it would be useful for me too to be able to build a permanent shared locations library of links on the chat so I can easily navigate to the other locations I have in common with that particular coworker when deciding about the preferred location of the message I'm about to post. Ideally MS should build that into the app, I would find it a more useful version of the activity tab. But if they don't then this way, I can build my own.
This would be incredible useful. 99% of the files we share in conversations are links since they are already stored on SP, so having them excluded from the files tab is unhelpful.
1) The existing files tab should include files shared as links on SP. (This is my preference - given any files shared in a chat are essentially already stored in OneDrive). Maybe a toggle to include those directly loaded into this chat.
2) A new tab that collates all links. However I think this is better suited for external URLs - a bit like WhatsApp.
It would be great to just have a separate tab but to have it as links board where you can see cards with all the links. slinky for slack is good example...(https://slinkybot.com/
This would be very helpful for us as well.
Neil Arrowsmith commented
Voted. This would be really useful for us as we're often posting links to other services in conversations. Would be good if links could have a comment added too.