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November 09, 2021, 08:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PST)
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Sharing part of the screen

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Occasional Visitor

Several users in our organisation use wide screens (42-49") which when shared in Teams as one screen are illegible for others. Even when sharing between two users, video is very pixelated and difficult to read. 

We tried using window sharing which works fine, but there is a need to often switch between several windows, which is creating multiple issues, especially when information from one window is referenced in another. 

I was unable to find a function enabling us to share just a portion of the main screen as we use in PowerTools. 

Am I missing something here or would this require a request for a new feature?

5 Replies
You need to jump over to request a new feature. The only options are windows (apps) or the whole of the desktop(s).
best response confirmed by ThereseSolimeno (Microsoft)
Solution
Seem to be not possible at the moment, but heavily requested by user voices: https://microsoftteams.uservoice.com/forums/555103-public/suggestions/38834104-share-custom-area-of-...
Is partial screen sharing option available now?

@sivakumar3rgmailcom 

No, I don't think so. See my link above. User voices is still open / untreated. But you may encourage friends and colleagues to vote there in order to increase the weight of user's voices

@mkaminski100 

While this is still not implemented (after more than 2 years ffs) I recommend you using OBS as a virtual web-cam, so you can select the part of the screen that should be streamed and just switch the "webcam" used in Teams.