Wiki needs image embedding
I was working on a wiki article for a channel and wanted to embed a picture. The best I could do was paste a URL. I would like to embed an image in sharepoint or just a plain image from my pc so I can talk about it in the wiki section and aid the reader understand better.
This is done! Users can now paste an image directly into Wiki to have it embed properly. We’re rolling out a feature in the next day or two to allow users to then resize that image. We’re completing work to allow users to insert an image natively without using copy / paste, that should be completed by end of year.
If you have any trouble with this feature, just tweet me at @skprufo.
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came here after finding out, that images are really only displayed as thumbnails. Pretty sad for a "wiki". So +1 to all the features mentioned below (image, enlarge, table, ...)
Berney Villers commented
Will the improved functionality include something similar to the zoom functionality available when pasting an image into a conversation?
Currently, when I paste a screenshot into a conversation, it gets auto-thumbnailed, but the user can click to zoom in.
In the Wiki however, an auto-thumbnail is forced, but there is no 'click to zoom' type of functionality. What I'm left with is an illegible image that does not communicate the intended information to readers. Basically, the Teams Wiki image functionality makes me look like a fool. I now have to circle back and find an entirely different way to communicate visuals/images/
I tried copying images from either as suggested Word, drag&drop or pasting as URL but this doesn't work. We are talking about Microsoft Teams Wiki, not Sharepoint Wiki app BTW.
Should have a way to float images left or right to have content wrap around them images. Sheesh! This isn't rocket science!
+1 on tables, hyperlinks, and attachments.
But most annoying to me is how this "wiki" is really just a glorified blog. The power of the wiki comes from hyperlinking, both external and internal. Furthermore, a provision needs to be made to create hyperlinks to future pages. That's what makes wikis so powerful! If you only had that and added the ability to add images, I'd be very happy. Right now, I just feel like I'm blogging.
It would also be great to be able to create:
- attached documents
- document previews (even if in another tab)
- all sorts of different types of content!!
I can copy and paste images into wiki page (eg from windows snipping tool). so is this item completed now, or are people looking for something more that this?
Allyn Withington commented
Video's too please!
Jason Gil commented
We have a lot of documents that are migrating from word into Wiki. Please make an easy way to convert a word document into a Microsoft Teams Wiki!
Gabriel S commented
Just wanted to provide some feedback around this feature. I like the fact that we can post pictures but there's no option to ENLARGE the picture or at least to allow the "end-user" to enlarge it. Which is kind of a bummer, this actually led me to continue using links to pictures stored on the same Team channel as the Wiki page as they allow the user to see a full size picture.
Finn Neuik commented
Somewhat gobsmacked to find this is missing!
I was able to paste an image but how to display it from an URL (sharepoint stored image) and also how to add a link to the image.
Big lack !
Kerry Mitchell commented
100% agree can't believe this isn't a feature
You can copy and paste images into Wiki if you first paste the image in a Word document, re-copy it from Word and then paste it into Wiki.
Wiki implies explanations and user guides, hard to do so without images or being able to link to other 'wiki's. Calling the tab wiki is really a misnomer without the ability to do either of the two.
+1, this needs to be higher up.
They're already looking into Fulltext Search for the Wiki, combined with Image Drag&Drop or Copy/Paste would be a major gamechanger.
Agree! This needs to be done. We use wikis for support and need to refer to images.
Definitely agree, Wiki needs to allow image embedding. I tried pasting in the image, but I couldn't resize the image and when I tried to save it said "This section is too long".
The answer I got from Microsoft regarding this was "The issue you are facing is kind of a by design issue"
Embedded images are a must in a wiki, the wiki is not usable until we have this functionality
Just tried copy-paste today and it seemed to work. But now I have no idea where that image went and how to reference it from another page if needed
Brian Pumphrey commented
I've been giving Teams a go by looking into the functionality. I can say I would like to replace loads of documentation out of OneNote to simply be placed within a wiki, but a more robust editor is required, along with text embedding -- weather that's directly from the Files tab in the Channel, SharePoint, direct, etc.