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  1. Move folders

    Hi, so far, you can only move documents. But I want to move folders as well.

    44 votes
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  2. Shared folders

    Allow to enter the shared folders on One drive! Otherwise its useless to use teams if i have no access to folders which are shared with me

    44 votes
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  3. Drag n drop files

    The possibility to drag n drop files from email to teams or from teams to email.

    43 votes
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  4. Upload files by Copy & Paste from other applications

    Transferring files from Outlook (or other applications that are handling files) is quite annoying. I have to Copy & Paste them to a local drive space (for example Desktop) and then upload the file to Teams.
    It would be much easier if the Teams app would handle the Clipboard.
    Then a simple right-click-"Copy" within Outlook and a right-click-Paste within Teams app would transfer files.

    43 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Show all Content Types in 'New' dropdown from Files tab

    When adding additional content types to a SharePoint library surfaced in a Files tab in Teams, the content types do not appear under the 'New' option inside the Files tab in Teams. They do appear in SPO.

    In this example a new Content Type based on a Word file template has been added to the Document Library called 'Decision paper'. Here's what that looks like:
    From the Files tab: https://i.imgur.com/uEzVHwV.png
    From SharePoint: https://i.imgur.com/JRhLovZ.png

    41 votes
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    under review  ·  6 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. 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.

    41 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. 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.

    38 votes
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  8. 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

    37 votes
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  9. Enable search for OneDrive files

    Currently, when I perform a search for a file in my OneDrive for Business account, it does not display in the search results. I would like for a search in Teams to surface my OneDrive files alongside other files shared within teams.

    37 votes
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  10. Cloud Storage like Box repeatedly prompts for credentials

    Cloud Storage like Box within Teams, keeps repeatedly prompting for credentials every 30 mins to 1 hour. Please renew the token silently before it expires. This will ease Users to access their files in Box.

    37 votes
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  11. 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.

    37 votes
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  12. Permissions on Folders

    Folders with permissions would be much appreciated, Please give Owner of the group to set permissions on folders. like read,write modify and full or restrict to specific user in group.

    36 votes
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  13. track changes

    Ability to view Track Changes pane in word online when viewing in teams

    35 votes
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  14. Open in Microsoft Publisher

    Currently there is no way to directly open a Microsoft Publisher file from teams. If you click on a .pub file your options are to download it or open it in SharePoint (which then takes you to a site to download Publisher).

    It would be great if the same button sets that appear when you click on a Word of Excel document appears so that it shows "Open in Publisher".

    I understand there is currently no Publisher viewer but if the option was there to directly open in Publisher than that would be enough.

    35 votes
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  15. Allow Specific Sharepoint File or Folder Links in "Add cloud storage" Files Tab Option

    Currently when I add a document (Excel, Word, etc) link (URL) under a channels File tab (which can only be done if I "Open in SharePoint") to another Sharepoint document in a different Teams site (giving appropriate users permissions to access) it tries to open the URL and says it can't preview. The person first has to click the Files tab, click "Open in Sharepoint", then click on the URL link. An alternative to this request is to allow direct file links in the "Add cloud storage" option under the files tab. Right now it gives access to the entire…

    34 votes
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  16. Send uploaded files immoderately. Currently you have to wait downloading and then press Send button

    When you drag-and-drop a file in edit message area, the file begins to upload. When the file will be uploaded, message which contains the file will not be send automatically. You have to wait for uploading and then press the Send button to make other person possibility to view or download the file.

    33 votes
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  17. Automate Team creation and its folder/file/channel structure.

    We create lots of Teams for different projects. We use standard folder structure and put file templates inside each folder for the Team to use. We do this every time we create a new Team for projects and this request goes to a single person only. Would be nice if there is a Powershell command/script or buttons to automate this repetitive task.

    33 votes
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  18. 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?

    33 votes
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  19. Modify OneDrive files inside Teams

    Currently, we can view OneDrive files directly inside Teams, but if we want to edit them, we have to edit in our web browser or in local...

    It will be great to be able to modify directly inside Teams

    33 votes
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  20. Add/Edit Metadata within the Teams File Tab

    In the new file experience rolling out, metadata can be surfaced now within the files tab, however, you can't add or edit metadata within the Files Tab itself - you have to do it in SharePoint. You can set default values when uploading files but this is problematic if you have multiple choices (A good example being the column Department where several departments upload files to a single team)

    Link to TC thread

    https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/microsoft-teams/microsoft-teams-new-file-experience/m-p/1121882

    32 votes
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