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Tutorial: Extend to Microsoft Teams

Adding Commands

An optional additional step is to add example commands that will help users understand what features your Assistant can perform. An example of this is shown below.

Manifest Test

  1. To add these, go back into the Manifest Editor and open the Application you previously created.
  2. Click Bots in the left hand navigation.
  3. Click Add under the Command section

    Manifest Test

  4. Provide the utterance that Teams should send to your Assistant in the Command text box. A more friendly help text can then be provided in the Help text box. Choose Personal to only show this in 1:1 conversations.

    Manifest Test

  5. Click Save and repeat for any other commands you wish to add.
  6. Navigate to Test and Distribute to install your Virtual Assistant for testing or Download the Manifest zip file for distribution. You can click Install to repeat local testing.