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  1. Allow administrators to pin Office Add-ins

    With the preview release of "the new Outlook" on OWA, Office Add-ins are now buried in the drop down context menu in an email. Additionally, it appears they do not follow the same behavior of Outlook on the desktop, where Office Add-ins will show in the larger ribbon if used more frequently.

    According to this article, Office Add-ins can be pinned if they are used frequently:

    If you were using add-ins in the classic Outlook on the web experience, they will show up pinned next to mail actions or in the drop-down menu once you open an email in the…

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      0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Support Outlook appointment AddIn on Mobile

      According to this...

      https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/office/dev/add-ins/reference/manifest/extensionpoint#extension-points-for-outlook

      ...Addins are only supported for message read, on mobile. Can we please have a MobileAppointmentOrganizerCommandSurface and MobileAppointmentAttendeeCommandSurface ExtensionPoint, so that we may create an addin for appointments on mobile.

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        0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Adding HTML body using displayNewAppointmentForm

        Allow the possibility to add the HTML Body in the parameters for displayNewAppointmentForm. Currently the body parameter only takes a String as input and no Markup can be provided. Please provide an option to specify the coercionType options for body

        For reference:: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/53828358/how-to-pass-html-body-as-paramaeter-for-displaynewappointmentform/53842751#53842751

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          1 comment  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Detecting Outlook Add-ins

          We currently have a VSTO add-in for Outlook but want to write a new add-in so that we can run on all outlook platforms. However, we don't want our users to run both at the same time. Is it possible for the VSTO add-in to detect if there is a new style add-in installed and/or vice versa, can the new style add-in detect if the VSTO add-in is loaded?

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            0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Support Compose AddIn on Mobile

            According to this...

            https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/office/dev/add-ins/reference/manifest/extensionpoint#extension-points-for-outlook

            ...Addins are only supported for message read, on mobile. Can we please have a MobileMessageReadCommandSurface ExtensionPoint, so that we may create an addin for message compose, on mobile.

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              0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • ExtensionPoint > OfficeTab > Group > Prefered position (insertAfterMso)

              Implement the insertAfterMso feature to position the tabgroup not at the end but where relevant.

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                0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Support for Drag and Drop in Outlook and other addins

                Allow the ability to be able
                - to drag attachments from an e-mail to an addin
                - to drag and drop 1 or more e-mails (and their attachments) to an add-in.

                Allow the ability to drag content to a new /email in compose mode from the addin

                This will allow information exchange between Outlook and the addin which reads /writes data to an external repository

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                  1 comment  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Outlook addin, get the URL to directly open an email in a browser

                  On msg read scenario, I would like to get the link to the current email. That way, people can easily open that email again when they're using our platform

                  Related StackOverflow question: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/53728777/in-an-outlook-addin-how-do-i-get-construct-the-url-to-directly-open-an-email-in

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                    1 comment  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Fix timezone bug in Outlook

                    A few months ago I've found a bug/limitation when developing Outlook Calendar Add-in. When time zone in Appointment organizer mode is changed (dropdown), the time returned by Office.context.mailbox.item.start.getAsync() is aggregated with the hours of the timezone, when the selected timezone itself is not available to get.

                    Let me clarify it with an example:

                    1. My location time zone is CEST. I open an event and set the time to 7:00 and timezone to Singapore.Image

                    2. then in the add-in I use Office.context.mailbox.item.start.getAsync() to get the start time. I receive the following string:

                    Thu Oct 25 2018 01:00:00 GMT+0200 (Central European…

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                      1 comment  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • outlook desktop : remove all attendees, including meeting room, when passing an empty array

                      When using the method requiredAttendees.setAsync(), if we pass an empty array has value parameter, it would be nice to clear all the attenddes, including the meeting rooms.
                      Actually, it's working on Outlook web app, but in the desktop app, it clears only the users (internal and external) declared in the requiredAttendees field, but not the meeting room.
                      Thanks for your answer!

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                        0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • minimize when X is pressed

                        There should be an option for outlook to be minimized when user presses X instead of closed. Just like in Skype

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                          0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Pinnable Task Pane Support for Mac and OWA

                          The Pinnable Task Pane is a great piece of functionality, because as the user is navigating through their Inbox it is cumbersome to have to click a button to open an add-in for each email.

                          Support for this (at least as per the documentation) is limited only to Outlook 2016 for Windows.

                          This Idea captures the work to enable this functionality for both OWA and the Mac desktop client.

                          76 votes
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                            4 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Granular control for enterprise deploying/managing Office Store Apps

                            Allow granular control over which Office Store apps can be installed. This woudl allow us to make avaialble a curated store of approved Outlook add-ins for thick clients and the Outlook mobile app(s)

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                              0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Outlook add-in command button on calendar overview

                              It should be possible to add a button to the command ribbon for the calendar overview in outlook. The PrimaryCommandSurface extensionpoint doesn't seem to be supported in Outlook add-ins. Adding a button to the appointment edit window isn't enough, because I need to perform an action for the whole calendar.

                              9 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                • Outlook addin, get the URL to directly open an email in a browser

                                  On msg read scenario, I would like to get the link to the current email. That way, people can easily open that email again when they're using our platform

                                  Related StackOverflow question: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/53728777/in-an-outlook-addin-how-do-i-get-construct-the-url-to-directly-open-an-email-in

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                                    0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Stop making us change the password while traveling - when we have already verified an account and shown it is not being compromised.

                                    Stop making us change our password while traveling. We have to verify an email is ours when logging in from foreign countries. Once finished, they require a new password - different from all others. Once verified, we should be able to KEEP the old password.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • 3 votes
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                                        3 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Change font size name (DisplayName) of Outlook add-in in Office 365

                                        We set title of Outlook plugin in manifest in the element DisplayName https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office/dev/add-ins/reference/manifest/displayname. Max length is 125 characters.

                                        But on the web version Office 365 the font size of title is quite large, and we can see only about 15 characters. All other text will be cut off. In desktop versions in Mac and Windows Outlook we can see much more characters

                                        https://monosnap.com/file/PNZCViWsG90tuiML0vYEPxY3GpLR9X

                                        Is it possible to change font size of Outlook add-in or in some other way show more than 15 chars in header.

                                        Thanks.

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                                        • Add ContextMenu Extension Point to modern Outlook Add-ins

                                          It would be useful to allow Outlook Add-ins to have context menu extension points to allow for more granular action controls (e.g. Right-clicking THIS specific email allows me to act on it with THIS add-in)

                                          It seems that the context menu isn't off limit to all Office programs, such as Word or Excel, but there is not any support for Outlook.

                                          https://dev.office.com/reference/add-ins/manifest/extensionpoint

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