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Alexandre Marcoux
Occasional Visitor

We are giving Teams a try (we are Slack users) and we don't get why there is so much wasted screen real estate wasted with empty space... Were I could fit 10-15 message in a channel in slack I get 5-6 message in Teams... Not the best way to be efficient in catching up on message...

 

Alex

Wasted space.jpgWhat a waste of space...

6 Replies
Hi Alexandre, thanks for the feedback. We are looking at ways to give users to choose a more compact layout as you describe. We know it's important that our users are able to optimize screen space.

+1. Having an option to turn off conversations would help a lot. In my experience, no one uses them, we are all used to standard chat and no one wants to have to mouse around to select where to reply.

How are you progressing on this since this comment from one year ago?

@Marcel Sufryd 

Just wondering where this is on the priority list as this is now 3 years old.

Agreed on this. Similarly, separating teams and chat into different tabs means more clicks while leaving wasted space in the list (i.e. I don't have a full screen's-worth of either chats or teams).

@Elaine Ansell,  When is Microsoft going to give it's users the ability to reduce the amount of screen real estate used by Teams down to the amount used by Skype for Business.  We need none of the "Slack Like" functionality.

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