Thank you for your feedback. The team is currently planning for this work, we will share an update as soon as one is available.
The ability to turn off emojis is still being worked upon.
Also, there is work to create a compact mode which will also help reduce white space… which in turn will impact some of the complaints are far as wasted space from the emojis as well, that have been voiced in the comments.
Stay tuned for more details.
Thank you for your continued feedback, we have addressed #1 in the list above. Contextual search within a specific chat or channel is now available. To learn more, please visit https://support.microsoft.com/office/search-for-messages-and-more-in-teams-4a351520-33f4-42ab-a5ee-5fc0ab88b263.
The feature team continues to make progress on these asks, and we will share an update when one is available.
We’re updating our command library all the time, so keep checking the menu in the command box to see what’s new by typing / or @.
I’m super excited about this one! This should help the daily user experience tremendously. Looking forward to bringing this to you.
This feature is now on the backlog. I will update you when we have more details to share.