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  1. Clean up localization issues

    My team is located in several different geos. When a user in Denmark creates or updates a task, the notifications are sent with Danish UI. Additionally, when a user in Denmark sends a link to a planner item, that link includes the local language coding .. and opens the planner in Danish ... which is fine if you are Danish .. but not so good if you are using Office 365 in en-us .. ... so ... links, notifications etc. should be agnostic of localization ..

    19 votes

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    4 comments  ·  International/Localization  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Create 'dummy' users to show when tasks are allocated to third parties (even if the ability to include external parties is provided)

    It would be useful to show where tasks have been assigned to third parties, either where those parties cannot join your group or where you do not want to share the group with them.

    22 votes

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  3. Add a source field that could be a look up against AD users in your org

    It would be very useful to be able to determine the source of tasks/requests. Being able to tag in specific user (or users) from a company's AD would be helpful. Also adding a field for business unit or channel to help with segmentation.

    5 votes

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  4. No spellcheck or autocorrect when entering task names

    I see Planner has autocorrect and spellcheck functionality with comments, but there's none for task names. I entered a task with a lot of atrocious misspellings and poor grammar, and the system let me post verbatim without any suggested edits.

    3 votes

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  5. Allow reassigning of tasks in My Tasks view

    Tasks can be reassigned from within a given plan, but can't be reassigned from the My Tasks screen even if I originated the task.

    9 votes

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  6. offer option of adding an email address to a Plan

    Our GAL is now becoming 'clogged up' with random email DLs for each of the plans created.

    There should be an option to NOT create a DL when you create the plan.

    16 votes

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  7. The name of the planner, and corresponding email address,need to follow the same naming rules as Office365/Outlook groups to prevent clashes

    The name of the planner, and corresponding email address,need to follow the same naming rules as Office365/Outlook groups - i.e. prefix and suffix strings etc to prevent clashes. We simply could not allow users to create their own planners for fear of the email address clashing with a user address later down the line.

    21 votes

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  8. read only

    It would be useful, eg for Management Reporting to be able to provide someone with Read Only access across all Plan's you are in/own

    484 votes

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    54 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Frequently asked to sign in

    When using office 365 planner I'm asked to sign in again. The life of the authentication token seems to be quite short. If you've left the planner screen idle for a little while you have to enter your email address again.
    Please make the sign in life time similar to the other office 365 apps.

    13 votes

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  10. Delete Plans Completely

    Supposedly there is a way to delete a plan entirely, however I have not yet been able to find that. Hoping that it becomes a possibility as my dashboard is filled with projects that ended over a year ago :(

    89 votes

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    22 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Need to see some counters (Status) of each Plan in the Planner hub screen

    At this moment, we see All plans in the Planner hub screen, but don't know which the plan has something updated until click on each Plan to see details.

    If there are some counters i.e. Status, %Completed, In Progress,... it is easier to monitor the projects or plans.

    8 votes

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  12. Allow Group Admin to lock-down who can add, delete and assign tasks

    Allow Group Admin to set permissions for members of the plan -
    E.g. Who can add/delete/assign tasks.

    270 votes

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    23 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Don't automatically create a Group with a Plan

    I want to be able to create Plans that correspond to existing SharePoint Team sites.

    Therefore I do not want to create another similar named Group at the same time, this is just confusing for users, (and also I don't want them saving documents in this new Group instead of the Team Site.)

    267 votes

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    14 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Control Planner Group visibility

    I have student who are requesting to join a group that was created through my Planner plan. They are constantly emailing me to have access. Is there a way to determine which 'level' can view the group and request to join?

    16 votes

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  15. Correct Planner page

    When I use IE 11, Firefox, or Chrome (all up to date in versions) when accessing Planner through the app launcher, I no longer see 'All Plans' and another menu show up. It flashes and then disappears? I have one plan created, but haven't been able to go back at all.

    1 vote

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  17. desktop app?

    should be

    115 votes

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    6 comments  ·  Integrations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Task Creation by Drag & Drop

    Ability to create new planner task by dragging an email or conversation message onto a "Task" icon. Doing this would open the task form. And the message should be an attachment to the task as context. This is how it works in outlook.

    44 votes

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  19. Create a Planner-Yammer notification service so that if a task is created, updated etc...it posts to Yammer for discussion like Trello-Slack

    Planner is great...but for fluid intra-team communication there needs to be a non email method to discuss Planner updates. E.g. For Plan X associate to Yammer Group X so teams can communicate about tasks.

    26 votes

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  20. Hi, I am unable to see any plan which I created? Is there anybody I can reach out to find out whats going on?

    Hi, I am unable to see any plan which I created? Is there anybody I can reach out to find out whats going on?

    4 votes

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