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  1. existing classnotebooks

    It would be really helpful to be able to sync Teams with preexisting class notebooks in OneNote.

    190 votes
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    • Share a file across multiple team

      I have created several teams for my school (Yr 7 Maths, Yr 8 Maths, Yr 9 Maths) and while most of the time each team would be working specifically within that team, sometimes there may be a department file that we need to work on. Can I share the file between teams, and have the file constantly update and sync across all teams?

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      • "Detect Fragments and Run-On Sentences" feature in Word 2016

        Previous versions of Word detected fragments and run-on sentences, but Word 2016 does not. This is especially problematic because these are two of the most common writing errors students make; many students relied on this feature to improve their writing
        Please vote to have this feature added to Word 2016.

        54 votes
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            4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            I want to try to provide clarity on the current functionality because we find that sometimes people are unaware of the settings available to tenant & team admins. There are three different types of edit/delete settings, all of which are switched on/off at the tenant or team level.
            1) Allow users to edit their own messages
            2) Allow users to delete their own messages
            3) Allow owners to delete all messages

            Tenant level settings:
            Tenant admins can update capabilities from the “Messaging” section in the Admin center.
            By default, allow users to edit/delete their own messages is ON at the tenant level (and therefore the team level).
            By default, allow owners to delete all messages is OFF by default in all tenants, except in EDU where it is ON by default.

            Team level settings:
            If edit and delete settings are enabled by the Tenant admin, team owners can also control…

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              0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              try this instead  ·  Cameron responded

              Students can always turnin again for accidental submissions leading upto the due date.

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