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  1. Ability to open multiple documents

    Currently If I am editing a File in Teams, and if I have to refer another file present in Teams, I have to forcefully close existing document and go to the next file. It will be a nice to have feature if I can open other documents in Preview mode if I am editing a document.

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      10 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • ALPHABETICAL ORDER FILE SORTING (Persistent)

      ALLOW ALPHABETICAL ORDER FOR FILE SORTING

      92 votes
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        15 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add a Print feature to the PDF file viewer

        Currently when you click on a PDF within teams it displays it in teams' built-in PDF viewer - but there is no option to print from here.

        To print you either have to download the file and open it in an external PDF viewer application or click 'open online' and print it from your browser. (or open the sharepoint in file explorer...)

        It would be great if a 'Print' button could instead be added to the PDF file viewer taskbar (see attached artists' rendition). Printing a PDF is a staple everyday task performed by countless people around the world.

        90 votes
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          9 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • moving a document breaks link

          When we are sorting out our filing system in files, creating new folders to move and tidy up our document's this changes the location of the document and breaks any links you have previously sent to users also the link in the conversations. This is extremely unworkable for our organisation, we need to be able to upload and move documents. keeping the integrity of any previous links sent. For example if you attach a document to a channel, this does not go into a folder it just sits in files, when links are sent round for this document they are…

          89 votes
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            under review  ·  16 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Allow opening of PDF documents directly into Adobe Reader DC for Editing docuemnts stored in SharePoint

            Adobe Reader DC can Check-Out and Edit documents directly from SharePoint, but there's no way to initiate this from Teams. Instead you need to go to SharePoint, copy the link, and then open Reader DC, File, Open, and paste the link. This is cumbersome and time consuming for users who frequently edit PDF documents which are stored in Teams (SharePoint).

            We would like a one-click to open in Reader DC from within Teams and an option to make this the default single-click behaviour.

            Hopefully Microsoft's recent partnership with Adobe will help this one along.

            85 votes
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              4 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Additional cloud storage options and linking

              Companies often use multiple cloud storage options. Expanding the available options would be a huge benefit.

              Suggested options to add are:

              Egnyte Cloud Storage (http://egnyte.com/)
              Adobe Creative Cloud
              OneDrive
              NetDocuments

              81 votes
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                21 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Integration for Visio

                It would be nice if we can add Visio document also as a new tab.

                81 votes
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                  8 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Adding more than 20 files is not possible

                  When adding more than 20 files at the same time you get a message that maximum is 20. Should me more or limitation to size instead.

                  75 votes
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                    16 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Share a single file from Sharepoint

                    I can share a single file from Sharepoint with the team but it does not appear in Teams. Instead I have to share a whole library - not very handy.

                    68 votes
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                      7 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Deeper Folders

                      Hello,

                      It would be great if Teams could make it quicker to access deep folder structures inside of the "Files" tab. A couple of ideas would be

                      1. Being able to make a Tab at the top that shows a specific folder in the Teams directory

                      2. Being able to create a shortcut of sorts in the Files tab that would open the deeper folder and not leave the Files tab.

                      BTW, Big fan of Teams!

                      Thanks,
                      Jordan

                      67 votes
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                        10 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • SharePoint tabs should include ability to show folders and views

                        The SharePoint tab is extremely limited, being able to only show a whole library. It needs to be able to show folders, and/or be configured to show views of a library. Especially for organisations using metadata to shape views, so relevant portions of centralised resources can be displayed in a Teams tab.

                        63 votes
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                          2 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Connect General Channel to all root folders in SharePoint Site

                          A little nuance when creating a Team from an existing group is that the SharePoint files which were associated with that group are not available immediately. This is due to the fact that each Channel creates a folder in the document library so the 'General' channel creates an empty folder called 'General'. To get existing files into the Team you have to create Channels with the same name as the root level SharePoint folders.

                          This is pretty confusing for our users and takes significant time / creates a lot of unnecessary channels when people have a lot of root folders.

                          60 votes
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                          • Add "Sync button"

                            Add "Sync button" - In the app there is a "sharepoint" button. I suggest you add a button to directly start syncing the "file/sharepoint/group library". It takes to many clicks to start syncing files localy to computer with current functions.

                            58 votes
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                              4 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Folders inside of channels' file section

                              Folders inside of the Files section of a channel would be handy

                              58 votes
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                                9 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                we have this!  ·  Suphatra responded

                                Just click on “Files” tab from inside the channel, and then click the “New” button. A drop down will appear — select “Folder”.

                              • Support non-office files in Channel Conversations

                                Please add the ability to start a conversation around non-office files (although, Visio, Project are also left out). Users now have to "post a link" to the Files file in a conversation rather than initiating it right from the file.

                                56 votes
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                                  working on it  ·  2 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Print from within Microsoft Teams

                                  Would it be nicer if there was an option allowing someone to print an image, pdf, docx file from withing Teams instead of having to download it first and then print it?

                                  55 votes
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                                    10 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • track changes to documents

                                    New to this so hope I'm not missing a feature that's already there.
                                    Can't seem to find a way to track changes made by individual team members to documents as we do with MS Word out of the box.

                                    54 votes
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                                    • download file progress indicator

                                      need file download progress indicator

                                      53 votes
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                                        18 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Automatically send files if they finish uploading.

                                        When sending a file I have to wait for it to be uploaded before I can send it. Why don't send it but keep it uploading? It´s a waste of time. I don't won't to wait. It's frustrating.

                                        52 votes
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                                        • Sharing files stored in teams with people outside of the team

                                          Currently, the only way to share files stored through Teams, is to move to 'View in Sharepoint' and from there create links with access rights for staff outside of your team. It would be so convenient to be able to share files directly with colleagues who are not part of your team.

                                          50 votes
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