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  1. Provide help with logging in or stop sending me emails

    I have no idea what my password is. How do I make your endless emails go away?

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    • The ability to move folders so they stack/ organise alphabetically

      Right now the folders stack up by the date created. They should stack ul using a sorting system ( by folder name or number) otherwise its impossible to work on big projects

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      • allow (simple) tables to be used in documents

        add a table button to the WYSIWYG editor - tables are very useful for presenting data

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        • allow linking to items in a group's library in the WYSIWYG editor

          Add a new button that allows you to link to (or better, embed a thumbnail) of a document stored in a group's library.

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          • 'Library' could display 'content' and 'folders' at the same level

            My suggestion is about the 'Library'. I think that it would be really useful to have all content (Content and Folders) in one place same page. I think that the tab's menu (Content, Folders) could be removed and display all the content together.

            I think it could be a great UX improvement. Is just a matter of distinguing clearly what is a folder and what is a document in the same list. The same way that google drive or any OS does.

            I feel like the simplest way to move forward with this is to keep the 'Library' as it…

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            • Desktop UNITY

              Can we have a Desktop version of UNITY? Like we have for Onedrive of Dropbox?

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              • provide an easy and obvious way to cancel/delete my account

                I signed up for an account (with no university affiliation), and would like to cancel the account. I haven't been able to find a link on my "profile" page to do so, nor is there a support helpdesk link that I can send my request to. This makes *Unity a sink-hole of potentially private information, something I am sure is unintended.

                Please provide a way for people to cancel their accounts.

                Thanks.

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                • To do, or task lists would be great especially in a shared space for mulitple collaborators

                  being able to allocate work tasks to multiple collaborators would be a really good function - it doesn't have to be complicated, but it would be a real asset.

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                    Weird that I'm being asked to set a password for the https://wisc.unity.ac application. Preferable to leverage login.wisc.edu , perhaps through InCommon or Wisconsin Federation.

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                    • Provide more fields for the profile

                      Fields for institution, job title, qualifications, research area, and interests.

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                      • add the facility to create folders within folders

                        At the moment this doesn't seem to be possible but would be useful

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                          planned  ·  2 comments  ·  Admin →
                        • create a syncing function between local and central file storage

                          So, rather than creating the docs on a local machine and then uploading to Unity, you have the sync option running and the local file is automatically uploaded to the central server storage as long as your are connected to the net. This is present in all other file sharing systems I use.

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                          • Tagging another user in a comment

                            Tagging another user in a comment - User mention should be introduced to draw a user's attention. Also, if someone replies to my comment, a notification should be sent to me appropriately, that the user xyz has responded to your comment.

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                            • Highlight updates in collab docs

                              If somebody is editing a collab doc, I get a notification for the same. But I have no way to determine what has changed in the collab doc. Some kind of versioning or highlighting what has changed would be great.

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                              • Documents in a folder should be shared with its group by default

                                When you create a document inside of a folder, the document correctly receives the visibility of the folder as the default visibility. But, the documents in the folder are not shared with the group by default. It should have the same sharing settings as that of the folder.

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                                • Collab doc should have the option to add visible notes

                                  Enabling ep_draw, ep_foot_note (etherpad plugins) etc. for *Unity collab docs will help in achieving this.

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                                  • Navigating to a tenant which does not exist should display an appropriate message

                                    Navigating to a tenancy which does not exist, like xyz.oaeproject.org/, displays a blank page atm. It would be nice if an appropriate message could be displayed.

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                                    • Content creation process should be more interactive

                                      The content creation process can be made explicit. When a user creates content, we should present them with a step by step modal to tell them the default visibility and permissions for the content. Every modal should also allow them to change the settings and tell them what it would mean.

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                                      • Sign in modal authentication methods display enhancement

                                        The vertical line in sign in modal, which separates the multiple authentication methods for a tenancy, should display "OR", to make it clear to the user the intention of the vertical line.

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                                        • Ability to download comments associated with content

                                          Every content has an option to download. Another option - "Download comments" should be added, so that all comments can be saved as well.

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