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  1. "Show original message" button was removed and lets bring it back

    This functionality was the main reason we started using actionable items in emails. This allowed you to be able to switch back and fourth between the email behind the card and the card. Maybe it would be better to call it something like "See Accompanied Message".

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  2. Calendar invite add Teams by default

    Allow an option to have all calendar invites to be a Teams meeting by default instead of needing to manually set it as a Teams meeting each time.

    87 votes
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  3. afterSend Event for Outlook

    Office.js for Outlook is rolling out an OnSend event which is useful but, comes with limitations due to the potential of developers negatively affecting the email-send experience of OL users.

    We are looking for an "afterSend" event, that will trigger our code once an email has been sent and lands on the Sent Items folder. The event would trigger the code asynchronously and will allow for some post processing, without being able block or affect the email sending flow.

    One of the usecases touted for OnSend is "updating a 3rd party system" was one. IMHO, an afterSend event would be…

    79 votes
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  4. Dialog window has to support add-ins for the New Mac UI

    Our clients are using new Outlook design 16.42 (20101102)
    Our Add-in uses functions: reply/replyAll/forward they open Dialog window(pop-up) and this window does not support add-ins.
    This is really critical issue, because our clients use pinned panel of add-ins to complete their workflow.
    https://github.com/OfficeDev/office-js/issues/1438

    15 votes
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  5. Provide support for Onsend Addin and Api requirement set 1.8 in New Mac UI.

    New Mac UI available from version 16.42 does not support Onsend Addin and Api requirement set 1.8 which is very critical for our DLP solution to work.

    8 votes
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  6. Ability to open display form in current window without opening via pop-up/dialog window

    Ability to open display form in current window without opening via pop-up/dialog window for :
    displayNewMessageForm
    displayReplyAllForm
    displayReplyForm.

    Will be great to have boolean parameter to manage a behavior.
    This feature is good to avoid the issue with add-ins into dialog window for New Outlook UI
    https://github.com/OfficeDev/office-js/issues/1438

    9 votes
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  7. Allow user to access to microphone in office add-in

    The requirement for me is using webRTC in office add-in, so we need to access to microphone, however there is no way to grant the access to microphone in desktop app(it works well on web side). so we want add-in can support this feature.

    44 votes
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  8. Allow displayMessageForm to open itemId in same window

    Currently displayMessageForm method is opening the message pointed by itemId in a new window.

    It will be great if we could pass an option to the method Office.context.mailbox.displayMessageForm() that allows to replace the current visualized message with the new message indicated in itemId.

    The use case that I want to enable here is to programmatically navigate with add-in javascript to arbitrary messages knowing their itemIds.

    98 votes
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  9. Extend CustomTab in office add-ins with multiple add-ins

    Hi Team,

    I am facing issue to extend existing Customtab in outlook with Office Add-ins (not with VSTO, its with manifest.xml)

    Steps:
    I have created a customtab called "My Add-Ins" in outlook, this was created with first add-in called "A" and its working fine.

    Now I have another outlook add-in called "B", I wants to add "B" add-in to exist/already created customtab "My Add-ins".
    How can I do that? Do I needs to use Office Tab or Custom Tab in manifest.xml ?

    Can you please help me here, thanks in advance 👍

    13 votes
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  10. create planner task from email and/or link planner tasks to emails

    it would be nice to have an add in to create planner tasks from emails (similar to tasks in outlook) or link planner tasks to emails. Maybe even add the option to perform automated actions when the task is finished (e.g. move email to archive)

    18 votes
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  11. Change Importance property in Outlook javascript add-in

    According to the specification https://tools.ietf.org/html/rfc4021#page-32 we should use a header in this case, but apparently Internet Headers do not allow to change this specific header.

    9 votes
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  12. 3 votes
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  13. No preview in the Quickparts scrollmenu

    Too small for the eyes, too big for the place... scrolling for nothing, ache for free 😎

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  14. 8 votes
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  15. Access client-side Outlook email forward rules by the office-js SDK

    There are email forward rules that run on a server side and can be viewed by the MSGraphAPI and there are the rules the exist on the local machine. They run only when Outlook client is running and after the email has been downloaded.

    3 votes
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  16. Custom task pane header in Microsoft Outlook addin

    There should be option to disable or hide Addin icon and title in taskpane/sidepane header?

    Or there should be an option to customize header of sidepane/taskpane like setting background image or custom font in header?

    30 votes
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  17. Add FirstName and LastName to Office.EmailAddressDetails interface

    The current implementation of the Office.EmailAddressDetails interface contains the displayName property.

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/javascript/api/outlook/office.emailaddressdetails?view=outlook-js-preview

    It is hard to determine the first and last names from the displayName string. Is it possible to add the FirstName and LastName properties at least for Exchange Online/Outlook 365 users?

    3 votes
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  18. Office.context.officeTheme to return dark/light theme in Outlook web app

    In desktop Outlook app you can set dark/light theme or follow system theme and you can read that value from Office.context.officeTheme so add-in color scheme would match the app.
    You can set dark theme in Outlook web app but the issue is that Office.context.officeTheme returns undefined.

    24 votes
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  19. 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…

    357 votes
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  20. Add-in: Set ConversationId in ComposeMode

    Sometimes E-Mails are not stored within outlook, but a user want to answer to such E-Mail and also set the ConversationId so it can be later displayed as Conversation. Actually the ConversationId is a read-Only Field.

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