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  1. Sorting Search Results

    Search results should be sorted by relevance by default, and alternate options to sort them by tenancy, date added etc. should be present.

    23 votes
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      planned  ·  3 comments  ·  Admin →
    • add the facility to create folders within folders

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

      20 votes
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      • Group Join Request option for visible groups

        Visible groups should have the option of sending a group join request to the group manager. This request should be visible in activity feed and email notifications of all managers of the group.

        19 votes
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          planned  ·  4 comments  ·  Admin →
        • 17 votes
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          • Fonctionnality / Add a global live chat between individuals

            Add a global live chat between individuals (without having to use an Etherpad document to do so)

            17 votes
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            • 15 votes
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              • 15 votes
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                • Make it clearer which universities are on the OAE

                  At the moment I can't see who has a tenancy and who doesn't.

                  14 votes
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                  • Creating next and back buttons when looking through libraries

                    be able to look through libraries of photos or documents with ease

                    13 votes
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                    • Make it possible to attach tags or keywords to content, which could also be used to filter searches

                      Tagging is controversial, there are many rival implementations of the concept, which are not always used or useful where they appear. And yet after conceding all this there still seems to be a need to provide descriptive or classifying metadata for content, which can then be used to scaffold searches or browsing.

                      12 votes
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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.

                        11 votes
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                        • 10 votes
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                          • Allow comments to be liked

                            It might be useful if it was possible for comments to be liked

                            10 votes
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                            • Navigation / Make it possible for a user to edit their comments

                              Make it possible for a user to edit their comments (within a reasonable time range: from 30 to 40s after submitting it)

                              10 votes
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                              • Breadcrumb Navigation Support

                                I had a discussion with Nicolaas about this earlier this year and still think this is an important feature for OAE. The current way of navigation can be quite confusing. Thanks.

                                8 votes
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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.

                                  8 votes
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                                  • Navigation / Add the date and time in the notifications ....

                                    Add the date and time in the notifications "popup menu" (megaphone) or simply "today", "yesterday", "One week ago", "in the past month", ...

                                    8 votes
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                                    • Option to edit a comment should be introduced

                                      Option to edit a comment should be introduced, and user should be able to delete/edit their comments only, and not have these privileges on other user's comments.

                                      6 votes
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                                      • Administration / Make it impossible for users to edit their profiles

                                        Make it impossible for users to edit their profiles (configuration on the tenant level)

                                        6 votes
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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.

                                          6 votes
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