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Michael, i'm still bit confusing by positioning of Microsoft resources. In particular, "The best place to get support is: http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice onTechNet ".
If open TechNet support menu above is positioned as one of the support links for Non IT pros. Among dozen of other links to receive the support. I understand people on "answers" are motivated to answer, perhaps their income depends on how good they are in answers. From this point of view yes, answers is the best place. But is this the best place for IT Pros for whom this community is?
IMHO, this community is also the best support place for tenants admins. Depends on how we understand the "support" term.
Anyway, happy holidays and good luck in New Year!
Thanks for the great looking update. But i really miss the option to just view unread messages. It would be great if there was a toggle to show only unread messages. now i have to go in and view all till a date is not like Yesterdays reply..
Hope this can be fixed in the near future.
Happy 2017! As detailed in our last community update, we are continually striving to improve this community and make it a more useful and valuable resource for all of our members. The next change will be coming this Wednesday, January 18th. You’ll notice an updated look and feel, changes to the Home and Communities pages, restructuring of some of the Azure communities, navigation improvements, and other changes.
This is installment is just the latest update in ongoing efforts to improve this community. There will be more to come. Stay tuned!
Hello again! It’s mid month which means the latest installment of our continuing efforts to update the look, feel, and functionality of this community. As noted last week, we are focusing a lot on the overall experience and design of the site, and today we’re rolling out another big wave of changes.
Global Navigation changes.
You may have noticed updates to accommodate a desktop and tablet/mobile view. This is an area where we’ve really listened to feedback from your Community Ideas:
Updates to Community pages.
We have updated the layout for each of the community pages:
Space styling improvements.
We heard lots of requests to improve the readability of content within the Tech Community spaces. We've made the following improvements to help you focus on the content and conversations and shift useful but auxiliary components to the side.
Cleaner conversation layout.
Updates to the All Communities landing page.
We’ve also restructured the C+E communities including Azure, IoT, EMS, and others. Learn more about those changes and share your feedback here.
As you continue to explore and use the community, you’ll notice many slight updates and enhancements that improve the experience of using this site. We will be continuing to make changes and more frequently. Expect to see one or two releases each month, although some releases will be smaller than others. We expect to have another round of improvements in 3 weeks time. These improvements are based on your input in the Community Ideas Exchange so please encourage others to vote on your ideas. We know the Tech Community is far from perfect, but we hope that seeing these changes increases your confidence we will get the Tech Community to a place you love coming back to again and again. We care about your experience here and look forward to hearing your thoughts on what we can do to make it better.
Dear @Anna Chu
I like the cleaner design and the sticky navigation on mobile and many other visual improvements, but you've really botched up the navigation of spaces even more than before (at least you've recognized the fact in the notes).
The sad fact is, that it is now easier to enter spaces on my smartphone since you haven't changed the navigation there yet.
The general feel I get from this update is "make content more discoverable for newcomers" (which is cool and everything - and you've progressed in this area), but "make it harder for regular users to navigate and find their stuff".
Many of these points have been mentioned since the tech community preview and unfortunately there are still no real updates in this regard:
Everyone coming from the previous Yammer Community will realize quickly, that these are the power user features we've used day in and day out on your smartphone yammer app.
I am looking at the new updates and a very basic fix was not implemented. As shown below, we are still seeing text that is truncated in the middle of a word and line. This is the only website that I have ever visited with this problem. It is totally inexcusable to publish something that is so poorly prepared.
It has been almost 4 months since I first requested that this be fixed, see https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Community-Ideas/Prevent-text-from-getting-truncated/idi-p/14514