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  1. Open Dyslexic Font in Tabbed Files

    When tabbing a PowerPoint or similar document, it would be helpful if they could display the Open Dyslexic font, a free font that some students find easier to read.

    3 votes

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  2. Tumbnail's of image files visible in Teams file section.

    I use the file section to upload a variety of images for Art and Design students and would like to be able to see a thumbnail of the image without having to open or download it.

    5 votes

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  3. Icon preview

    a) there should be a way to order files via thumbnail or list
    b) there should be the native ability (i.e. WITHIN the app) to preview files e.g. JPG (not only word et al and PDF files) without having to download the file.

    4 votes

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  4. Add document template on new file

    I would like to add custom Microsoft Word template on the "New" dropdown list.

    6 votes

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  5. 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?

    7 votes

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  6. upload files into buckets from the desktop app

    In a bucket click on add new task then under add attachment the only option is to do link or SharePoint. No option to get the file from some place on the computer. It is not available on Mac or Win.

    1 vote

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  7. Deleting obsolete files

    To be able to delete obsolete files from the 'Files' Tab. I have removed these files from Office 365 but they still show in Teams and it clutters the space. It would be nice to be able to delete them off of the list in Teams.

    14 votes

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  8. i cannot download .zip files from Teams app

    when students upload zip files to dropboxes, I cannot open the files (specifically .java files) from the zip. I have to go to a browser (chrome) to download then open. Very annoying.

    3 votes

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  9. Editing Channel name doesn't update "File" name

    I noticed a typo in my channel name and renamed it to be correct. After, I noticed that my "File" (associated to the built in tab) did not update to reflect the new channel name.

    Ok- so I opened the file in SharePoint. When I then edited the "File" name in SharePoint to match, it still did not update the file in Teams so now there are 2 files that I can't figure out how to merge.

    Silly me thought that if I just deleted the channel and SharePoint folders (since it was still fairly new and being built) I…

    3 votes

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  10. Make the Files Tab Files and Chat Files Tab Files consistent with each other

    When editing a common file between our team, we confused the files in the "File tab" and the "Chat File Tab" as being the same files. This caused some miscommunication between teammates and lead to a paper not fully integrated with each team member's ideas. I would really appreciate personally if Microsoft could make the files consistent among both tabs. Thank you!

    11 votes

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  11. File navigation

    Global back button takes you back to the former tab. Should take you back to the super or subfolder you were just in.

    5 votes

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  12. Separate tab or section for file viewing/editing

    create a section for document/file viewing - so if I switch to a chat - I can come back from where I was. Currently when you view a file in a team channel - you lose the ability to see it again if you switch to chat. If you open a file to view or edit it - can you open a new section under "Activity, Chat,Teams...."? Thanks!

    4 votes

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  13. 2 votes

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  14. File editing is not updated everywhere the file exists.

    When you upload the file somewhere, whenever someone edits it - it is edited live (like a Google doc) - which is good.
    But if you send that file as a link to someone else, that file becomes an independent version/copy of it. Should be able to share editable files that get updated all across

    4 votes

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  15. Attached files to tasks

    Attached files on tasks open not in the Teams App itself but into a web-browser (i.e. Safari, Chrome) - and then in that browser it tells us to download the Teams App that we have already downloaded... No way to see/find the document that was attached to the task. (Unless it was shared in other method).

    3 votes

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  16. Google Team Drive

    Please add support for Google Team Drives. Currently, we can only see and access files located and shared within the user's Google Drive. Adding support for Google's Team Drives would save us a lot of time.

    15 votes

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  17. Unpublish/Pulish Function in Files section of Microsoft Teams

    It would be great if there could be the ability to upload mulitple documednts into the Files section of Teams but have them hidden or unpublished to students until they are required.

    This would assist in setting up all of my folders for various topics but not acutally giveing the students viewing access until neccessary.

    For example, with my VCE students, I like to give them practice assessments/exams and then once theyve completed it, I provide them with modeled answers. It would be great to have all of the documents already in Files, but pick and choose which ones are…

    2 votes

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  18. 1 vote

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  19. Show cloud storage in Files on mobile

    The SharePoint folder in the Files tab on the mobile apps is not visible.

    5 votes

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  20. Remove File Upload Limit for Teachers

    I frequently need to share multiple files with my students. In Teams I am limited to 10 files at a time where there is no compelling reason for this to be the case. Can this limit please be removed. If teachers want to limit student uploads, there should be a setting for that.

    16 votes

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