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  1. '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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      • 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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        • Shibbolize

          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 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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            • Provide more fields for the profile

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

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              • Add functionality for markdown tables in comments

                I want to be able to add a table to my comment using markdown like this: ||Header 1||Header 2||
                | data | data |

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                • Add Download buttons

                  1. To the Revisions panel, for previous Versions, and for both uploaded documents and OAE documents
                  2. More prominently on the main page of the document, especially for documents that are open for anyone to download.

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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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                    • Register

                      Hi there

                      I am trying to register on sun.unity.ac

                      There is no link to do so :-) Any tips?

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                      • 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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                            • Customizable landing page text and background image

                              Customizable landing page text and background image

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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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                                  • Content, which needs user to login to a tenancy, should not display 401 Access denied, as it is misleading

                                    It should open a proper sign in page, and once you have signed into your tenancy, it should show content if you have permissions, or show a permissions denied page.

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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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