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  1. add support for custom group @mentions in chat

    Much like @everyone, there should be a way to define custom groups of users who can be mentioned at once by evoking e.g. @devteam, @admins etc. Groups may overlap (that is, a given user may be member in 0..* groups).

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    • Enable search in private one-on-one chats

      We use both the group chat and private one-on-one chats a lot. Sometimes it's difficult to remember when and where some issues was discussed. Full text search works great in the group chat, it should work in private chat too. Now we're considering moving our private chats back to skype to get the search working.

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        planned  ·  49 comments  ·  Admin →
      • integrate Asana into Team Inbox.

        Now that Asana has an API, it'd be great to get integration similar to what exists for Pivotal Tracker.

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          planned  ·  Ville SaarinenVille Saarinen responded

          Asana integration can be added as soon as Asana adds support for webhooks. We recommend contacting Asana directly and requesting webhook support.

          Until then, you can use the asana2flowdock script to get Asana activity into your team inbox: https://github.com/dojo4/asana2flowdock

        • Search flow for particular date range

          I think this is useful feature for user who want to search flow for particular data range. e.g I want to see discussion from 1 dec 2011 to 25 dec 2011 in my flow.

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            planned  ·  7 comments  ·  Admin →
          • two-way integrations

            Be able to create github and redmine issues from an inbox item. Extra points if you can include the comments as comments.

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            • Search for all messages from a particular user

              How about searching for all messages from a particular user? Currently, full text search of a user is polluted by @mentions and #tags.

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              • Add the concept of groups - both for users and for flow access.

                We use flowdock internally, with partners and with clients. It would be fantastic if we could tag users as being a member of a group, and as a consequence allow them access to only some or all flows based on that tag.

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                  planned  ·  Ville SaarinenVille Saarinen responded

                  We have plans to improve our access control, especially for external users.

                • mentions should only trigger notifications if they include an @

                  My name is Max. Max also happens to be a word that gets used a lot, especially by programmers. Hence, I get lots of unnecessary notifications.

                  It would be awesome if the only way I got a notification is if someone typed @max, not max.

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                    planned  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin →
                  • More tightly integrate email correspondence

                    Email will inevitably be used to communicate between team members. If one team member sends an email to the Flow email address, then Flowdock should forward that email to all team members. Then, when another team member replies to that email from his/her own email client, it is added to the flow as a threaded reply to the original message (and the reply is again forwarded to all team members' email addresses)

                    This way, correspondence that takes place over email between team members is always integrated in Flowdock. People can choose to engage in a conversation using their email client,…

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                      planned  ·  Mikael RoosMikael Roos responded

                      We are looking to overhaul the UX of team inbox and this is among the pool of planned improvements so it might find its way into the remake.

                    • Search chat conversation (only)

                      Sometimes it's difficult to find something said in a conversation with the results containing all the noise from other flows.

                      Thus, it would be great to have a filter to search only the chat conversation.

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                        planned  ·  Ville SaarinenVille Saarinen responded

                        A much improved search is planned. This should be fixed when it’s released (along with many other search-related issues).

                      • Fix false "<name> is typing.." message

                        Fairly often the "<name> is typing.." message does not disappear after a person posts a message.
                        I have seen this many time both in 1-to-1 conversations and in flows.

                        This can make conversations pretty awkward :)

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                        • provide separate controls for per-flow / private-chat notifications and Dock icon badge

                          I'd like to be able to set the control for badging the icon with the new notifications count to register a subset of notifications, e.g. my inbox messages, notifications from a particular flow, or one-to-one chat notifications only.

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                            planned  ·  Matti ParviainenMatti Parviainen responded

                            We’re looking at notifications as a big area of renovation. This is definitely something that will be solved during those efforts. Some flows are more important than others :)

                          • Allow disabling @all/@everyone notifications per flow

                            In couple of my flows I get messages that include @all more often than I'd care and my notification inbox gets flooded. I would like to be able to manage this somehow.

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                              planned  ·  0 comments  ·  Admin →
                            • Clear iOS notifications when messages are viewed

                              The same way that Facebook Messenger will remotely clear notifications when you've viewed a message on another device, it'd be great if Flowdock automatically cleared notifications when they were read upon another device.

                              How to do it? Per StackOverflow [ http://stackoverflow.com/questions/21986886/how-does-facebook-messenger-clear-push-notifications-from-the-lock-screen-if-you ], iOS7 supports "silent push notifications—that is, notifications that do not display alerts or otherwise disturb the user."

                              So the iPhone and iPad app would be updated to receive these silent push notifications (see http://www.objc.io/issue-5/multitasking.html for examples) and would then clear the notifications that have already been sent.

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                                planned  ·  1 comment  ·  Admin →
                              • Rally Integration - Specific Iterations/Release

                                It would be great if we could further refine the Rally updates that display in a flow. For example, I'd like for our flow to only display the creation of or updates to user stories/defects in the current iteration.

                                Right now we're getting a lot of "noise" in the flow because every defect that is added is being displayed in the flow .

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                                  planned  ·  Ville SaarinenVille Saarinen responded

                                  We have plans to help reduce noise with the Rally integration. All feedback with regards to how the activity messages should be filtered is extremely valuable.

                                • Display the Pivotal Tracker story name when someone comments

                                  "A story in Pivotal Tracker commented by..." requires me to open tracker to see what story was commented on.

                                  Tracker is slow to open, so would be great to see the name of the story in question

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                                    planned  ·  Otto HilskaOtto Hilska responded

                                    We’ve noticed the same issue, but unfortunately we can’t fix it before Pivotal Tracker adds story name to their Webhooks API. They know that we’re waiting for it.

                                  • Remove notifications on the phone when I saw them on the web

                                    Push notifications are great, but they should disappear when I saw them on another client.

                                    GMail does the same: The mail icon disappears when I read the mail on the web.

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                                      planned  ·  0 comments  ·  Admin →
                                    • Update influx message through API

                                      At the moment 3rd party applications notify infux with separate message each time an event occurs. It would make integration to 3rd party apps much more efficient if it would be possible to update following events as comments based on some filter (subject, tag, etc). That way influx item would contain the whole history of the process that has generated events. For example support-ticket from ticket tracking system.

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                                        planned  ·  Mikael RoosMikael Roos responded

                                        We are planning to bring a kind of a threading feature to the Team Inbox, which would probably be what you’re looking for. Chat API is also on its way (commenting included).

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                                          planned  ·  lautislautis responded

                                          This is useful and will be added, but it’s not currently our top priority. Basically when we know what avatar size(s) is/are necessary with the New Flowdock we’ll add this.

                                        • Add (email address) restrictions to organisations

                                          To increase security within organisations, I would like to have restrictions to be able to allow only specific persons to join an organisation (and its flows).

                                          Example:

                                          I create an organisation for my company.

                                          All my employees use email addresses that follow the pattern "somename@mycompany.com".

                                          I'd like to be able to restrict an organisation so that only those who have an email address ending in "mycompany.com" are able to join the organisation and its flows.

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