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  1. Allow users to choose the Teammate Name Display option

    From version 4.0 the Teammate Name Display option is an administrator only option for the reasons explained at https://forum.mattermost.org/t/switching-teammate-name-display-to-a-system-console-setting/3366

    Please add another option in the _System Console_ under _Users and Teams_ "Allow users to choose Teammate Name Display" which allows users to choose how to display users' names in posts and the Direct Messages list.

    We understand that the name in the push notification would not reflect an individual user's preferences; this would be totally fine for us (but it probably should be mentioned in the description text of the new option).

    The main thing is that our users prefer…

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    • Add a Tablet / iPad version of Second Generation Mobile Apps

      The second generation mobile apps currently are not designed to support tablets.

      (See https://github.com/mattermost/mattermost-mobile/issues/670)

      If you would like to see tablet / iPad support, please help upvote this feature idea so we can track the demand for it.

      64 votes
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      • Personal Timeline: See History of all Conversations

        I would like to see all recent posts in one page.
        Think of it as your personal conversation timeline.

        30 votes
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        • make threads collapsible

          A toggle option so that threads appear as "N comments" and open in the side-panel, so they do not interrupt the main flow of the channel, and you can follow each thread mode easily.

          51 votes
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          • When idle, only send email notification if status doesn't change to online in 1 minute

            I suggest the following behavior when email notifications are turned on. Assuming email notifications are turned on, when a notification is triggered (direct message, mention, etc.), if the recipient's status is idle, trigger the usual MatterMost interface and system notifications, but wait 1 minute before generating an email. If the user's status changes back to online, we can assume they can/have seen the notification so do not generate an email. If their status is still away after the 1 minute delay, send the email as normal.

            There are many times I have the MM client open but not the active…

            53 votes
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            • Open attached image in browser

              When trying to view attached images at their full resolution, having to save the image, find where you saved it, and then open it there is quite clunky.

              It would be better to open the attached image in a browser, users can right click save it from there, and it can easily be maximized there

              11 votes
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              • Share extension for the iOS app

                It would be cool to have a share extension in iOS so that one can share a link directly to Mattermost like the hipchat app does it.

                15 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Mattermost App - iPhone, iPad, iOS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Build a thread system similar to Twist

                  As plenty of companies around there we find Slack/Mattermost a bit too chatty at times. More importantly, it sometimes makes it really hard to follow discussion around a specific topic. For now we have two choices :

                  1. Create a specific channel around a topic. But you can start to have a lot of channels really fast
                  2. Use "threads". But to be frank threads implementation is really lacking and not practical for complex discussions

                  A new player,https://twistapp.com/, has an interesting take on this problem. Real time channels still exists, but there is another category of channels, entirely…

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                  • Edit default emojis

                    We use the default emojis and the custom emojis in our Mattermost. To custom it even more, we would like to edit the full set of default emojis (not create new ones) e.G. `:D`.

                    The proposition could be done in several parts:
                    - setup in the administration panel a way to edit the picture for one default emoji
                    - setup a way from the administration panel to import a set of emojis to replace the default ones
                    - setup in the administration panel a way to reset the default emojis to the original ones
                    - update mobile applications to display…

                    32 votes
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                    • Send stickers like in telegram

                      emojis not expressive enough? with sticker packs from telegram, it would definitely spice up your chat in your team!

                      13 votes
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                      • Make MFA part of the team edition

                        Securing your chat server should not depend on the size of your wallet. I think there are enough other reasons for enterprises to pay for Mattermost (support plans, branding, LDAP). Allowing additional security to private persons, open source- and small teams would be awesome.

                        20 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Mattermost Team Edition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Include channel creation and management restrictions in team edition

                          I know these features were left out of Team Edition to keep it simple, but these options are present in the config.json file.

                          Enabling this features from just the config.json file would keep the team edition ui simple, but give smaller teams the same ability to control the whims of their users

                          3 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Mattermost Team Edition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Add a Message of the Day feature for each channel

                            We have several teams at work and each channel in the team has a specific purpose. It would be ideal if we could set a time at which a recurring message of the day would be posted. We would include links to resources for the team as well as recent news for people who have been out of the office and are returning.

                            It would be like an extension to the header and purpose sections. Ideally tagging people would work such that some of the messages can act as daily reminders to everyone of the schedule.

                            41 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Mattermost Team Edition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Make visual indications of new messages more pronounced

                              The current indication for the Mac client is a hardly distinguishable blue dot for the team and a hardly distinguishable whiter color for the channel. It's nice and muted, but I had to really look hard before I found what to look for for unread messages. I suggest a slightly more pronounced way of indicating unread messages for teams and channels.

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                                3 comments  ·  Mattermost App - iPhone, iPad, iOS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • direct message

                                Improve search/filter during direct message.
                                With more than 100 users, it is really tough to find the user for DM through scrolling. Sometimes the user only know the first name and not last name... or worse, can only guess the spelling

                                Would be great if we could use

                                "mochi"

                                to find

                                "masashi-mochizuki"

                                3 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Mattermost Enterprise Edition  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Support for the Slack Real Time Messaging (RTM) websocket API

                                  The RTM API allows integrations to connect to slack from behind a firewall, seemingly connecting much like a normal desktop client might, from any computer, not just an externally visible server.

                                  It's a very important enterprise feature for those wanting to integrate Mattermost with their internal applications.

                                  Further discussion on this can be found here:
                                  https://forum.mattermost.org/t/does-mattermost-support-real-time-messaging-api-from-slack/1287/2

                                  And this slack FAQ describes the differences between the Events and RTM API's:
                                  https://api.slack.com/faq#events_api

                                  This is the Slack RTM API spec:
                                  https://api.slack.com/rtm

                                  20 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Integrations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Voice recording for desktop client

                                    It would be most helpful if you could record a voice message directly from the desktop app.

                                    10 votes
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                                    • Playback iPhone videos

                                      Being able to view videos uploaded with an iOS device (.mov)

                                      6 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  Mattermost App - iPhone, iPad, iOS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Allow users to message themselves for quick notes

                                        *useful for keeping to-do lists, and reminders

                                        3 votes
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                                        • Provide a way to not display "System" messages

                                          Where lots of users join, I find it interferes with seeing real content. Any screen is dominated by System join messages.

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