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  1. Copy tiles in the same lesson plan webmix

    this feature can be very useful, thanks (it will save my a lot of time)

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      0 comments  ·  Education  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Hi there,

      Thank you for your great feedback. I will forward this on to our developers, and hopefully they will be able to work it into Symbaloo in the future.

      Let us know if you have any other questions or concerns! Thank you for using Symbaloo.

      Best regards,
      Lauren | Team Symbaloo

    • make possible to copy a tile from a webmix locked to my webmix

      some webmix own a lot of tile but the webmiw is locked, so it is impossible to copy a tile ou a group of tile from it to my webmix.

      Make possible to copy a tile from a webmix locked to my webmix will be very useful !

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        0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

        Hi there,

        Thank you for using Symbaloo. If you’d like to copy a tile from a locked webmix, you will need to “stop updates” on that webmix. To do so, click the share button at the top of your webmix and a sidebar will popup, where you can click “stop updates.”

        I hope this helps. Please email feedbackus@symbaloo.com if you have any other questions or concerns.

        Best regards,
        Lauren | Team Symbaloo

      • Launch any Windows applications using Symbaloo (e.g. Word, Windows media, Control Panel, etc).

        It would be great if we could launch any Windows application (Word, Excel, Windows Media, Control Panel, Radio readers etc.) from Symbaloo.

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          7 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • resize tiles

          Please please please add in the function of RESIZING TILES! Yeah, I know, Metro UI has ruined us all, but on my webmixes, there are some sites I would really like to have the tile take up 4 tile spaces instead of one. It CAN be done, you know it can, otherwise the NEWS webmix would all be 1x1 squares. Let US do it too!!!!! PLEEEEEASE!!!!

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            3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Be able to link to documents not just websites.

            I know you can link a document to a website and do it that way but its an extra step. If you could just upload a document like you can a photo that would be a timesaver and would make my symballo truly a one stop place for students to go.

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              2 comments  ·  Education  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Provide a way to archive and recover all links.

              I have become quite dependent on Symbaloo for bookmarks. I would hate to lose all of the links. Provide a way to archive and recover them in case of an accidental deletion, etc.

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                6 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                Hi there,

                Thank you for using Symbaloo. Your Symbaloo account is always saved and backed up in our secure cloud. We do not offer the feature for you to be able to save your webmixes outside of Symbaloo.

                Please let me know if you have any other questions or concerns.

                Best regards,
                Lauren | Team Symbaloo

              • offline

                Make the pages available offline so we can keep working when the Symbaloo server is down.

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                  0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                  Hi there,

                  Thank you for your great feedback. I will forward this on to our developers, and hopefully they will be able to work it into Symbaloo in the future.
                  Thank you for using Symbaloo.

                  Best regards,
                  Lauren | Team Symbaloo

                • have more space!!!!!!!!!!

                  just give more space!!!!!!

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                    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                    Hi there,

                    Thank you for using Symbaloo. When you log in to your Symbaloo account, you’re able to add columns to your webmix for your own personal viewing, but in preview, you’ll only be able to see the 10 × 6 webmix. 

                    To add columns, go to ‘options,’ toggle ‘change webmix size,’ and from there you can add columns/rows.

                    Please let me know if you have any other questions or concerns.

                    Best regards,
                    Lauren | Team Symbaloo

                  • 65 votes
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                      6 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      Hi there,

                      Thank you for your great feedback. I will forward this on to our developers, and hopefully they will be able to work it into Symbaloo in the future.

                      Let us know if you have any other questions or concerns! Thank you for using Symbaloo.

                      Best regards,
                      Lauren | Team Symbaloo

                    • 30 votes
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                        9 comments  ·  Education  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        Hi there,

                        Check out our blog on how to get your embedded Symbaloo webmixes to be viewable in Google Sites:
                        http://en.blog.symbaloo.com/making-your-webmixes-visible-on-google-sites/

                        Make sure to visit our blog to get the latest on new features, deals and how-to’s at www.symbalooedu.com

                        Thank you for using Symbaloo! If you have any other questions or concerns, please let us know by pressing the Contact Support button.

                        Best regards,
                        Lauren | Team Symbaloo

                      • 5 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                          Hi there,

                          Thank you for your great feedback. I will forward this on to our developers, and hopefully they will be able to work it into Symbaloo in the future.

                          Let us know if you have any other questions or concerns! Thank you for using Symbaloo.

                          Best regards,
                          Lauren | Team Symbaloo

                        • Tile group

                          Put a tile group into a tile group ! (Just one level)

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                            completed  ·  2 comments  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Subfolders

                            A way to create subfolders under the main folder for more organization

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                              0 comments  ·  Education  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              Hi there,

                              Thank you for your great feedback. I will forward this on to our developers, and hopefully they will be able to work it into Symbaloo in the future.

                              Let us know if you have any other questions or concerns! Thank you for using Symbaloo.

                              Best regards,
                              Lauren | Team Symbaloo

                            • Awesome tool for education and community communications.

                              Provide additional education backgrounds that focus on technology (tablets, computers, etc.)

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                                0 comments  ·  Education  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                Hi there,

                                Thank you for your great feedback. I will forward this on to our developers, and hopefully they will be able to work it into Symbaloo in the future.

                                Let us know if you have any other questions or concerns! Thank you for using Symbaloo.

                                Best regards,
                                Lauren | Team Symbaloo

                              • 101 votes
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                                  completed  ·  8 comments  ·  Education  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Just wanted to wow thanks for the upgrades to your site, I can non pictured items more. Member for life your site is even more incredible!

                                  When you provide RSS feed for each of our Boards I will be so amazed you already got my upmost respect as it is!

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                                    completed  ·  1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Deleting Pages.

                                    It would be helpful if there was a "are you sure you want to delete" when deleting a page. I have accidentally deleted a page by hitting the x rather than selecting a page.

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                                      1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                      Hi Elisa,

                                      Thank you for using Symbaloo. If you selected the remove button at the top of the page,a pop-up will appear asking if you would like to “Delete forever,” there is no way to recover the deleted webmix once clicked.

                                      If you selected the “x” on a webmix in the tab bar, you can recover it by clicking on the icon to the far left of the tab bar. In the My Webmixes side bar, you can scroll through all of your webmixes until you find the one you are missing. By clicking on the webmix, you will restore it to your tab bar.

                                      Please let me know if you have any other questions or concerns

                                      Best regards,
                                      Lauren | Team Symbaloo

                                    • Symbaloo Button

                                      It would be nice to a have a Symbaloo pin button (like Pinterest). Which would then add a tile. No need to copy and past URL address

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                                        completed  ·  1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Able to name tiles yourself

                                        I would like to give tiles a name I choose, not just what automatically gets assigned due to the link.

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                                          completed  ·  1 comment  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • choose your own icon from icon files you have on your computer

                                          Many ppl have icon files on their computer and it could make bookmarks more meaningful

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                                            completed  ·  1 comment  ·  General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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