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Hands-On Microsoft Teams - Second Edition

By : João Ferreira
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Hands-On Microsoft Teams - Second Edition

By: João Ferreira

Overview of this book

Microsoft Teams is a permanent fixture in the modern workplace, but many of its productivity-boosting features go unnoticed or unused. Hands-On Microsoft Teams shows you how to use Teams to its full potential through easy-to-follow practical tutorials. This guide to mastering Teams explores the platform in comprehensive detail and how it interacts with the rest of the Microsoft ecosystem to help you work efficiently and manage your resources. You'll get to grips with core functionality like setting up and managing teams, channels, chats, tabs, and meetings. You'll also learn to get the best out of Teams by adding custom apps, integrating with Microsoft 365, using PowerShell automation, and exploring useful settings you didn't know existed. Along the way, you'll be shown various real-world scenarios and how to implement solutions for them in Teams that will increase your productivity. Whether you're an administrator, manager, or team member, by the end of this book you'll be confident in using everything Microsoft Teams has to offer.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
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Each message posted in the Chat app has a set of options available that you can use to manage, react to, or categorize the message. To access the message options, you will need to do the following:

  1. Hover your mouse over the message, wait for the three dots () to appear, and then click on the icon.
  2. A contextual menu will appear, as in Figure 3.3.1, and you will be able to select a message option.

Figure 3.3.1: Options available for messages

The contextual menu will be different for messages sent by you than for the one displayed for messages you receive. The available options are detailed in the following sections.

Saving messages

Save this message allows you to save a message to your Saved list. A message that is saved by you is marked with a bookmark icon and is added to the Saved list, which means you will be able to locate it faster from a central location at a later date.

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