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Change initial tab

Right now, the Conversation tab is the initial tab in a channel. I would like to put my Planner tab as the initial tab, so everytime I open my Channel, the first thing I see is the Planner tasks. I can only arrange the new tabs, but the Conversation, File and OneNote can not be changed nor deleted.

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  • SHANAKA NARANPANAWE commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I would like to make the associated SharePoint home page as the default tab. this gives us the opportunity make the user to land on the home page when they open a team or specific channel.

  • Thomas Davenport commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Yep, I want to be able to re-arrange tabs. Mainly I want to have the planner show up as the first tab, the others don't matter so much. Pinning conversations to the frontpage is useless to me.

  • Desiree Peterson commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I would love to have the ability to change the initial tab in a channel!!

    For instance, if you want the Wiki page or a file to be the first thing "landed" on when a team member goes there.

    That would help focus direction when needed!

  • Cris Vaccariello commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It should be possible to define the starting tab instead of "Conversation", since not every team need the communication tab as main-hub. Re-arranging with drag&drop is an additional advantage.

  • Martin commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I have several channels where I am the only user/participant, so it makes no sense to have the Conversation tab as the default initial tab in these channels. For optimal workflow I want the Planner tab to start up first. So being able to cutomize tab order (individual ordering of tabs per channel) would be a big help.

  • Tom Hoglund commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I can understand not allowing developers to delete the Conversations and Files tabs, but please give us the ability to reorder all tabs including Files and Conversations.

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