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  1. Save email attachment directly to a Team

    Using Outlook on the web I can save an attachment to ODB, locally, or preview. It's important for user adoption of Teams to be able to save directly to the Teams SP site in the appropriate folder.

    28 votes
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      2 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Drag and Drop email

      Add ability to drag and drop an entire email into the app, or flag an email and have the thread accessible in the app

      27 votes
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        1 comment  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add Lists to Teams - Teams only shows document library

        I can view a document from SharePoint team site in Teams. I can't view a list folder in Teams. Therefore I still have to go back to the SharePoint team site to view the list folders. I am working with a group who prefer to use Teams but are required to fill out a list on SharePoint. It would be easier if they could do it while in Teams.

        27 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Easier File Contents Searching

          Current File search functionality can tell which files contain certain content but do not take the user to that page of the file (in the case of, e.g., a PDF) nor highlight the searched text. Once a document is displayed, neither is there a Find/Ctrl+F function. These would be very welcome additions.

          27 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Please allow ZOOM when viewing Excel Spreadsheets in Teams

            Spreadsheets are automatically zoomed in to only display a couple of lines/columns when opening them within Teams. I would love to zoom in/out and be able to see more on my screen within Teams instead of having to open it in a browser.

            When I Right click, go to View, or use CTRL ALT - , there is still no zoom function. Please add a Zoom functionality in at least one of these methods. It wastes time to have to open the file in a browser just to be able to see an adequate portion of the spreadsheet.

            26 votes
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              6 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Sort by Name

              When sorting folders by Name within a folder, have the numbered folders be sorted in numerical order.

              25 votes
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                1 comment  ·  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?

                24 votes
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                  3 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • limit of file + folder name is 150 character, please enable longer names

                  limit of file + folder name is 150 character, please enable longer names and deeper folder structure

                  24 votes
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                    2 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • File Tab doesn't restore previous sort applied to files

                    Files Tab does not restore previous sort applied to files. I start the name of my folders with numbers to preserve sort order. Every time I visit the tab the files are out of order because they are using a default sort order (created date?) I would suggest maintaining the last sort on every files tab so end users do not have to sort every time they visit the tab. Hope this feedback helps!.

                    24 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Move files between teams

                      Need to be able to move files from one team to another. Right now we can only copy them from one team to another.

                      24 votes
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                        2 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Timecode comments on videos

                        We are already allowed to comment on files, but it would be great if we could be taken to a specific frame when we comment on video files.
                        This function exists in solutions like frame.io, wipster and vimeo video review.

                        We're migrating everything to teams and planner so this one function would great for us.

                        23 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Channels in Teams should be able to link to specific Sharepoint sub-directories in Files.

                          Channels in Teams should be able to link to specific Sharepoint sub-directories in Files. If Sharepoint was set up first, it can have a directory per category (what are now channels). Specific Channels should be able to link to these directories.

                          23 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • SP Document Library Check In/Out

                            When a document library from SharePoint has been added to a team that has check in/out enabled, unable to check in/out from App

                            23 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • More OneDrive functionality within the Teams App

                              It would be great if the Teams app could have the same controls for managing your OneDrive data as you have in a browser. One of our biggest issues is that people like to use windows explorer to access mapped drives. Not everyone wants to use the sync app and have files stored on the local computer to see files in explorer. I could see the Teams App being a good replacement for managing and accessing OneDrive data without a need to login to the portal or sync.

                              22 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • We are setting up your file directory - still an issue from day one

                                This has been an issue for me and my whole team since day one.
                                When trying to use files i get the following message: "We are setting up your file directory."

                                The same implies when trying to use for example one note: "We are setting up the OneNote notebook for this team. It will take a few minutes, please be patient and check out later." - nothing has happened for a few weeks.

                                Is this an ongoing issue to be solved?

                                22 votes
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                                  12 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • More option for columns in files

                                  Please give the option to show more columns in files.
                                  Actually you only have the columns "Type, Name, Date, Name, Size".

                                  Same as you can do in SharePoint.

                                  21 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Enable sizing of file/library columns

                                    The Files tab (a SharePoint File Library) has the file name as a first column. It's size is fixed, so long file names are "truncated". All we need is to be able to expand the column, so the names fit.

                                    A mouse over with the full name would also be appreciated.

                                    21 votes
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                                      3 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Onedrive for Business integration for mobile apps.

                                      Don't know why this isn't available by now. Would it be possible to have OneDrive for Business integrated with mobile apps?

                                      21 votes
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                                        3 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Edit Channel File Path

                                        In the channel editing popup, add the ability to modify the default link to the folders for the channel. Our company uses a multi-level hierarchical structure and it would be great to build this within a team and point the channels to specific sub-folders as the files shown in the channel.

                                        20 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Allow a new document to be created from a file template file (eg: .dotx) from within the Files tab for a team.

                                          - A user finds the dotx file and clicks on it and Teams creates the .docx file and opens up Word to edit the file
                                          - When the user saves the file it saves to the same channel in the team

                                          Douglas

                                          20 votes
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                                            2 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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