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Support rich text formatting in Yammer posts

Let me use bold/italics and simple bullet points to make Yammer posts easier to read.

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    Cindy Alvarez shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    We plan to build this  ·  AdminEmma Beede (Admin, Yammer) responded  · 

    We’re currently looking to learn about text formatting in Yammer and your other work tools. Please fill out the following survey to help us design this feature request: bit.ly/2m4Zj7I

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      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Microsoft - you said you were planning to build this - back in March 2017 - a year later and it's still not available? When will this be delivered?

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Making it possible to format text will really help to enhance the clarity of announcements and ideas shared on Yammer at my workplace. A lot of confusion is being caused by the lack of this functionality.

      • Joel commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Lack of even basic formatting options really limit cases where I can use Yammer. Or it forces me into something silly like posting a link to a place where I CAN format something so it is readable.

      • Nicky commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Are there any plans to add this any time soon? It will be much appreciated!

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        I would suggest looking at what some of the similar communication mechanisms use. For example, i would expect to do anything with Yammer that I can do within Slack... add pictures, files, gif responses, code snippets, etc.

      • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Subscripts and superscripts are also useful - business, scientific and other fields use them a lot. Especially scientific.

      • chad commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Any update on this? In addition to bold and bullets, hyperlink text like Announcements would be nice too.

      • Robbie Klaesi commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        We would like the feature to use: Bold, Italic, and Underline in yammer posts. Bullets would also be a nice feature.

        Thanks!

      • Krishna Kumar Nanjundaprasad commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Definitely need Rich Text formatting options across all kinds of posts in Yammer.
        Not every post is an announcement and currently announcement is the only way to have rich text in the post!.

      • Don commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Any reason, Microsoft Teams supports this and Microsoft Yammer does not?

      • Julie commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Even just being able to use the most basic html markup "<i>italic</i>" and "<b>bold</b>" and "<u>underline</u>" and href would be a huge improvement.

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