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  1. Allow notifications to be sent to students when the teacher posts a comment or file to Teams

    I added my class to Teams and have been adding files and comments. My students are not seeing the comments and files I add, however, because they are not notified when I add something. I would love to have a way to make the default setting to send notifications to members of the group when I comment or post something in Teams.

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  2. Allow preview of submitted work of a Publisher File

    Generate a preview of the submitted files from a Publisher document.

    6 votes
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  3. extract zip inside teams

    not only read files inside zip and rar files. Make it possible to extract files

    6 votes
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  4. Sync with Teams Files to Local Machine

    There is a button in SharePoint that will sync a SharePoint folder with a local computer folder using the OneDrive Sync Client. To do this, I have to open Teams > Channel > Files tab > Open with SharePoint > Sign in > Sync > Choose subfolders to sync. Can that button in SharePoint simply be put into Teams?

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  5. Limit access to a folder (and the files within) to specific members of a team

    In some circumstances, there is data pertinent to the team's activities but the data contains sensitive information that should only be viewed by members with more seniority.

    It would be nice in a circumstance like this to create a folder and be able to adjust permissions to limit who can access and who can edit.

    6 votes
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  6. File folders in Teams: same functionality as Windows Explorer


    • Adding columns (e.g. author of the file) is not possible

    • Changing width of colums not possible

    • Sorting files of a folder has to be redone everytime you opened one of the files

    • ...

    6 votes
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  7. Option to load a FILE to multiple TEAMS at one time istead of repeating the process again and again.

    A lot of wasted time reposting the same information to multiple TEAMS (aka Classes) Should have option to click to post files to multiple TEAMS (or classes) with a simple click.

    6 votes
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  8. Easier access to changing files to view only

    Files shared in team sites can be edited by all members. To change the sharing to view only you have to open in SharePoint - details -manage access. It would be much better to have the ability to change sharing type in the 'more options' list in Teams.

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  9. Needs a scheduled release of access to files so that I can upload all of my files at once and set a date for the students to be able to see

    Needs a scheduled release of access to files so that I can upload all of my files at once and set a date for the students to be able to see

    6 votes
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  10. recall One Note pages

    There needs to be a way to recall One Note pages as easily as distributing them. When I delete an assignment, I want it to automatically delete any One Note pages that were distributed with the assignment. Or, if I distribute a page to the Class Notebook, there should be an easy way to recall pages from student notebooks. Distributing pages in only a couple of clicks, but there is not option to recall or remove pages without going in to each students' notebook and deleting the pages manually. That is a huge amount of time with 150 student notebooks.

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  11. Hiding folders in class materials

    Hello, We are currently moving at the moment from Moodle to Teams. A lot of our staff are asking about being able to hide folders in teams until they are needed in the class materials section.

    Is this possible?

    5 votes
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  12. Be able to have the recording sessions in a chronological way, because some times the recordings get lose when you are looking for it.

    You can lose the recorded class in the plataform when you are looking fot it and it is really anoying because when you miss a class and then you look if someone record it, it is just not there, but really it was just hidden in the reply's of the chat.

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  13. Give us the ability to drag, move and organize files that have been uploaded in to the file section of Teams.

    The ability to organize uploaded file and move them around, create folders, etc like we can in the File Explorer in Windows.

    5 votes
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  14. Allow choice of where to save each file before downloading"

    When user needs to download a file, often the user has a place in mind (other than Downloads) for the file. Allow user to choose to be asked where to save the downloaded file. This will often save steps for many users.

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  15. Blocking student access to live use of PowerPoints

    When a teacher is trying use a PowerPoint in the meeting students should not be able to play around with it at the same time. Students should only be able to download the file to be worked through.

    I had students continuously messing around with the PowerPoint while I was trying to teach. It becomes counter-productive.

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  16. Please add the ability to add a Google Shared Drive to MS Teams files section

    Please add the ability to add a Google Shared Drive to MS Teams files section

    5 votes
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  17. Link Files tab in a channel to a different document library

    I have created a new channel and I want to keep files in a separate document library for that channel and not a sub-folder of Documents. I am able to add a tab in that channel, but the original Files tab remains. What would be great is to be able to right-click files and link it to the separate document library (not Documents). Alternatively, it would be useful to remove or hide Files so that there is no confusion as to where to find files.Thank you.

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  18. Allow links to websites in the file library

    allow the ability to put a link to website(s) in the file library

    5 votes
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  19. Add copy paste function for folders

    Please add function to copy and paste an entire folder from 'files'. Will help when setting up initial infrastructure.

    5 votes
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  20. drag and drop files from teams into email

    Hi There,
    We use teams in my office as a file storage center. I know there is a sharepoint or one drive site behind it, however, it is hard that you cannot have a file in teams and then drag and drop into an email. Would love to have this ability.

    Thanks!

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