WORKAROUND: For people who use keyboard automation software (Autohotkeys). Here's the command line you need to initiate a chat directly with a coworker:
Well never mind. I hadn't actually tested the Skype command line switch in Teams. It works just fine.
Here's the command line:
C:\Users\MyProfile\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Teams\current\Teams.exe sip:MyColleague@BigCorporation.comPaul Nevlud shared this idea ·
The Skype for Business equivalent of this is Settings -> Alerts -> General Alerts. You can set the screen to display on and the which corner of the screen.
This feature item is still in the works. We will keep you posted as we have new info from the feature team.
We are still considering this feature for future releases, and will continue to update the status when it changes.
17 votes2 comments · Public » Accessibility (keyboard navigation, reader, colors etc.) · Flag idea as inappropriate… · Admin →Warren responded
This item is not currently under consideration, though multi-window is the works.
Please keep the feedback coming and I will keep bringing it to the feature team for review.
Skype for Business has WIN+SHIFT+O to open the UI and respond to an alert. Teams should have the same.