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Most recent submissions by user "mjflynt"

Registered since: March 10, 2009

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Improve Share on the Live Toolbar

Submitted by mjflynt on July 31, 2009 to Aesthetics, Annoyance, Usability

The Share button on the Live Toolbar allows the user to share a webpage with the entire public. It posts updates to every contact in the persons network. Sometimes a shared page is only pertinent to a small set of contacts. For example, a technical article (more...)

Add one more field to the form that displays when you click the Share button. This field will default to everyone or public or just "Shared Favorites", but it will be a dropdown menu that also lists each of the other user defined Shared Favorite (more...)

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14 +14/-0 votes

Live Contacts that use a Yahoo Messenger ID are not showing as online and cannot be contacted via web Messenger

Submitted by mjflynt on April 23, 2009 to Annoyance, Bug, Usability

Live Contacts that use a Yahoo Messenger ID are not showing as online and cannot be contacted via web Messenger. This seems to be affecting those who's Live ID is different that their IM address in their contact info.

This is possibly a bug, and it would require you fix it if so.

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8 +10/-2 votes

Add SMS (text) messaging to web Messenger

Submitted by mjflynt on April 23, 2009 to Annoyance, Legacy, Usability

The web based Messenger in Mail and People does not allow you to send SMS messages (text messages) to phones that people have set up expressly for this purpose. Since web Messenger only works in mail and People it seems like it would be a good place to (more...)

Add a menu item allowing messages to be sent via SMS to offline contacts.

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(8 comments)

7 +8/-1 votes

Allow the order of the filter rules to be changed

Submitted by mjflynt on April 23, 2009 to Annoyance, Usability

The "Automatically sort e-mail into folders" of the web based Live Mail does not allow for the order to change. After submitting several help tickets with Microsoft, and each time getting a "we are aware of this... but it won't be (more...)

Add a mechanism to change the order of these. It could be a index number field or arrows to move up or one down or whatever. Just make it possible. So far as I know, this is not maintainable on the desktop client version.It's been like this FOR YEARS! (more...)

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17 +18/-1 votes

Don't limit the size of groups to 20 people based on Messenger

Submitted by mjflynt on March 14, 2009 to Aesthetics, Annoyance, Icons, Usability

Instead of listing every member of a group in Messenger and limiting the group size to 20 or less (if it is going to use Messenger to allow group chat) why not list only those actually online and not limit the overall group size to a absolute maximum (more...)

List only the first 20 members of a group that are actually online, and allow them to group chat. Do not show the 21st and later online person or show them with a special icon indicating they are not available, and do not let them in the chat. Show them (more...)

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(3 comments)

10 +11/-1 votes

Please add "Invert Selection" as a menu item in WL Photo Gallery

Submitted by mjflynt on March 14, 2009 to Annoyance, Usability

You cannot invert your selection in WL Photo Gallery. Any application that offers "Select All" should also offer "Invert Selection."

Adding a menu item to invert your selection will make you life easier. For example, if you select your first set of photos by clicking on a tag, then you select all, then click on another tag. This presents all the photos from the second tag, but only (more...)

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41 +42/-1 votes

Publish the SkyDrive API

Submitted by mjflynt on March 11, 2009 to Annoyance, Usability

There is no available API for SkyDrive.

Publish the SkyDrive API.

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(1 comments)

11 +12/-1 votes

Allow trackbacks to be entered in Writer.

Submitted by mjflynt on March 11, 2009 to Annoyance, Usability

Currently you have to go to the Rich Text Editor and edit a post to add the trackback links.

Allow trackbacks to be entered in Writer.

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16 +17/-1 votes

Add an option to change the size of the user tile based on online/offline status.

Submitted by mjflynt on March 11, 2009 to Aesthetics, Usability

Currently the user tile size is selectable in options for favorites and other contacts. Keeping those two layout, but add the option of selecting an online size and an offline size would make it possible to make the offline contacts have a smaller tile (more...)

Add an option to change the size of the user tile based on online/offline status.

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(1 comments)

6 +7/-1 votes

Add a contact view of Group by Online/Offline Status

Submitted by mjflynt on March 11, 2009 to Aesthetics, Annoyance, Legacy, Usability

You used to be able to group your contacts by online/offline status.

Add the view for grouping by online/offline status. If the Discussion Groups had their own tab then the contact panel could be viewed by categories or by contact status. This makes it tremendously easier to find your contacts when you have a lot of them (more...)

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(2 comments)

-7 +2/-9 votes

Show only the first 20 people online in a group in Messenger - not the entire membership.

Submitted by mjflynt on March 11, 2009 to Aesthetics, Usability

Instead of listing every member of a group and limiting the group size to 20 or less to allow group chat why not list only those actually online and not limit the overall group size.

List only the first 20 members of a group that are actually online, and allow them to group chat. Do not show the 21st and later online person or show them with a special icon indicating they are not available, and do not let them in the chat. Show them (more...)

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8 +9/-1 votes

Add SharedView back to Messenger

Submitted by mjflynt on March 11, 2009 to Annoyance, Bug, Legacy, Usability

The SharedView activity is no longer available in messenger.

This has been an oversight in past versions of Messenger and was added back when it was discovered missing. I guess no one has noticed so I will bring it up. Please add it back as an activity as SharedView is a great tool that is not given enough attention.
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(1 comments)

5 +9/-4 votes

Bring back Shared Folders

Submitted by mjflynt on March 11, 2009 to Aesthetics, Annoyance, Legacy, Usability

I know you took them out for a reason or whatever. And I know that there is Live Sync. But it took me forever to get my dad to use Shared Folders, and I don't look forward to teaching him something new.

Please integrate Live Sync with Messenger in a way that is similar to how Shared Folders used to work. I believe this has been done with WLPG to sync photos?? I know that we are limited to 20 Synced Folders which won't be enough for most people's (more...)

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(1 comments)

10 +10/-0 votes

Add two new panels to Messenger for Groups and for Categories.

Submitted by mjflynt on March 11, 2009 to Aesthetics, Annoyance, Usability

The one panel view is way too cluttered.

I am in nine groups and counting. Only two of those ever go online and the rest are web only. Either remove the web only groups or better, add a separate groups panel. The tab could be labeled "Groups" and perhaps followed by a number in parenthesis (more...)

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9 +9/-0 votes

Turn Messenger Group icons green when someone in the group is online when the group is blocked.

Submitted by mjflynt on March 11, 2009 to Aesthetics, Annoyance, Icons, Usability

Messenger group icons/tiles for blocked groups do not change color. Turn Messenger Group icons/tiles green when someone in the group is online even when the group is blocked. This would be consistent with how Messenger handles contact tiles for individuals (more...)

Turn the group's Messenger icon green if someone in the group is online regardless of whether the group has been blocked or not. It currently shows a slash if blocked, but does not go green making it hard to tell if anyone in the group is online (more...)

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