Why can't I enter a yammer posting using markdown?

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Why can't I enter a yammer posting using markdown?

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@efglynn Why can't you? Because that feature isn't available.

 

The rich-text editor in Yammer does support keyboard shortcuts (e.g. select text and then click control-B or command-b to make it Bold). This is a new feature, so support for additional rich-text formats is not yet announced.

 

Are you using Teams? Do you see your colleagues using the markdown feature in that tool?

@Kevin Crossman Microsoft bought GitHub.  Why can't you get some of the GitHub folks to modernize Yammer?  And why are the editors in Yammer and Teams very different?

@Kevin Crossman  Teams!  What a constant frustration.  Markdown seems to be partially implemented in Teams but does not work well or consistently.  Why do you have different editors in Yammer and Teams?  Why do we need any new editors? 

Microsoft bought GitHub.  Why not get some of the GitHub folks to modernize yammer?