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  1. admin should be able to protect more than just the main channel from deletion.

    if i can't preserve my communication on mattermost then what's the point?

    54 votes
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      3 comments  ·  Mattermost Team Edition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Remind me Later

      Slack offers a very cool possibility: you can ask the bot to remind you of a message after some time.

      This is *extremely useful* when you post a message which requires some reaction by some other users - if (unfortunately) no reaction comes, it is very easy to forget about the question, which will not happen if you set a reminder!

      That would be a very nice feature to add to mattermost

      63 votes
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        1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Inline spell check for Mattermost Client

        Moving from GitHub issues so this feature idea can be discussed and upvoted: https://github.com/mattermost/desktop/issues/86

        27 votes
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        • Windows Mattermost Client: Make us of the Window Caption

          Do the same as the pure Mattermost website, which is changing the HTML <title>. Just copy the web page <title> into the Main Window Caption. As a Manic Time User, this would allow me to summarize the time spend at the different channels, groups and messages.
          Refer to https://github.com/mattermost/desktop/issues/175#issuecomment-228636708

          47 votes
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          • Make notification about new message persistent

            Notification about new message stays active only for few seconds and then disappears. Thus it's hard to keep track of new messages.
            Is it possible to make them persistent (not dissappears until clicked or any other activity) or increase time they stays active?

            Al the members of our team suffering from this issue. It would be perfect feature to implement.

            The same issue was described on github: https://github.com/mattermost/desktop/issues/91
            and earlier here: https://mattermost.uservoice.com/forums/306457-general/suggestions/9182981-add-notification-persistence-preference-to-configu

            32 votes
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            • +1 or like messages

              Like or +1 concept from social networks for single messages.
              Should display the number of likes near the message-title.

              72 votes
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                5 comments  ·  Mattermost Team Edition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Enable omission of message snippets in email notifications

                For organizations with advanced compliance requirements, this feature should enable a System Administrator to omit the inclusion of message contents in email notifications.

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                  1 comment  ·  Mattermost Enterprise Edition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Team icon

                  Ability to upload a team icon, and show it on the team select page.

                  Also, it would be nice to show them on the desktop app tabs.

                  15 votes
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                  • Teams displayed as tabs instead of a list

                    It would be GREAT to display the teams as tabs instead of a list.

                    The benefit here is if something is mentioned in a channel within that team, you could flash/graphically activate the tab to notify the user that there is activity.

                    The way it is right now, it's very confusing to have to click down through the list of teams to find active conversations.

                    4 votes
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                      3 comments  ·  Mattermost Enterprise Edition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Use a different color thread bar for different threads

                      When there are multiple threads going on in the same channel, all lines are prefixed by a grey vertical bar. The only way to separate the threads is to read the reference message. If the vertical bars had different colors (randomly selected), it would be easy to at a glance see which messages belongs to which threads.

                      12 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Mattermost Team Edition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Make search results accessible via a URL

                        It would be handy if search results were dereferencable via a URL.

                        Not all communications in our org are done via MatterMost (email is still popular) and I would like the ability to link to search results via a URL such as https://mattermost.org.com/search/search-term

                        This would enable me to refer to (ever-changing) search results from places external to MatterMost.

                        10 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Mattermost Team Edition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Make it faster for overseas users

                          This actually affects both iOS and Android devices the most. We are hosting our Mattermost instance in the US and it's fast for us in Canada and the US, but we have many team members in South Africa and loading the mobile app is very slow for them.
                          This is because it's an HTML5 app that loads the entire UI over the internet each time you open the app.
                          Especially on their slower 3G networks, this is a major issue.

                          Slack does not have this issue as their mobile app is either a native app or it's just designed better…

                          39 votes
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                          • Better notifications between teams

                            When I receive a message from another team I can't see from which team it was sent. Maybe introduce a better notification system for persons who are in multiple teams on the same server.

                            37 votes
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                              3 comments  ·  Mattermost Team Edition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Implement Automatic Right-To-Left (RTL)

                              Most popular text editors change the text direction automatically to RTL (Rgiht to Left) when you enter a text in RTL languages such as Persian, Arabic or Hebrew. If that was the case in the Mattermost, we (the RTL language speaking people!) could use Mattermost much more productively, and localization to Farsi, Arabic, etc was possible.

                              37 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Mattermost Team Edition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Preprovision native client apps

                                As i'm rolling out the native Windows client to a lot of users (via windows software distribution) i'd like to be able to pre-provision the app with our mattermost servers url (and maybe other settings). It would be great if the client would support some way of getting it's initial configuration for example via a config file distributed with it.
                                I've posted it to the windows category but i guess this would be nice (and just as easy to implement) on every platform. Mobile apps might be more difficult though.

                                18 votes
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                                • Allow reordering teams in desktop application

                                  There seems to be no way to reorder the teams in the desktop application (the order within the tab strip at tthe top of the application window), other than deleting and re-adding the teams in the desired order. It would be useful to be able to reorder the teams in the settings by dragging, or directly in the tab strip.

                                  6 votes
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                                  • 4 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Mattermost Team Edition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • New Channel Announcements

                                      When people create new channels within a team, it would be great to have a popup that shows team members within the channel a screen something like "New Channels created since your last visit, refresh, etc..."

                                      What we are finding is people are creating new channels within Teams, yet no one knows about them unless they click on the More link within the team.

                                      4 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Mattermost Enterprise Edition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Don't play the notifiaction sound if your phone is muted

                                        The android app is playing sound, when receiving notifications, even if my phone is on vibration. Probably due to the webview used.

                                        4 votes
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                                        • Prevent keyboard from hiding after sending on native mobile apps.

                                          Keyboard hides after clicking send button.

                                          It would be better to persist the keyboard on screen after sending a message. This is a common use case for users to who want to send separate messages instead of creating paragraphs.

                                          Hiding the keyboard should be triggered by the 'Done' button or touching the message display area.

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                                            0 comments  ·  Mattermost App - iPhone, iPad, iOS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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