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  1. Add support for passing unsaved attachments to displayNewMessageForm

    To forward an email we use the displayNewMessageForm. The attachment data we receive from our backend base64 encoded. So it would be nice, if there would be a possibility to attach these files as unsaved using some kind of data-url like:
    'data:application/octet-stream;charset=utf-8;base64,JVBERi0xLjUNCiW1tbW1DQoxID....'

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      0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Outlook add-in commands should be enabled when reading pane is off in Outlook desktop

      Currently, availability of body content is needed in order to enable the add-in. As I think this would be ok for contextual add-in, but for add-in commands this isn't necessary.

      So basically we need recipient information when executing add-in commands and if needed we can use REST API or EWS in order to fetch the body content later on.

      10 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Immediate synced to the server - saveAsync to get an itemId to use with EWS or the REST API

        Copied from : https://stackoverflow.com/questions/46671562/how-can-we-force-a-mailbox-item-to-be-persisted-to-ews?rq=1

        Note: This particular issue has significant impact on our customers, which translates to high business impact with direct consequences on revenue.

        TL;DR.
        How can our Office add-in for Outlook, when a user interacts with our add-in while composing an email draft, minimize the amount of time it takes before the EWS GetItem API will return an OK response for the itemId we receive from Office.context.mailbox.item.saveAsync()?

        If it turns out that our add-in has no control over when the item will be persisted to EWS, then what could an end-user do to speed this up?

        We are…

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          2 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Request for a body.appendAsync() method

          Hello,

          I’m working on a web add-in for Microsoft Outlook, and I’ve run into a few issues with Office.js’s body.setAsync() method.

          I’ve posted two questions to Stack Overflow related to my add-in’s use of the body.setAsync() method:

          - Base 64 signature images in the Outlook Web App are lost when I try to update the body of an email [link: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/51736434/how-to-prevent-base-64-format-signature-images-being-dropped-in-outlook-web-app]

          - Getting the email body with body.getAsync() and then setting it with body.setAsync() causes line spacing issues in desktop Outlook platforms that use Word as the text editor [link: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/51603265/line-spacing-increased-issue-when-updating-email-body-with-office-js]

          My add-in needs to add content to…

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            0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add extension points to Outlook Add-ins for the Calandar and the People modules.

            Add-in commands are available when selecting or composing specific mail/calendar items. I suggest they should be available in more places. Most importantly in the Calendar and the People sections.

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              0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 6 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Conservation of IT Documents (Electronic bill) compliant italian legislation

                Italian laws indicate specifics procedures to store electronics bills and documents for all enterprises and small business, so I think it is very usefull to have this functionality on O365.

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                  3 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 →
                  • 16 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Extend the Attachment Tools Tab with custom button in Outlook Web Add-in

                      It would be nice to add custom ribbon button in Attachment Tools Tab , which becomes active only when you select an attachment within a mail

                      Would be useful to implement attachment specific features.

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                        0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                          0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 18 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                              3 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

                              9 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add support for filtering type of Outlook client in Manifest XML

                                Please add "filtering" capabilities in the Manifest XML, to target the app for only certain types of Outlook clients. The app would not be visible/loaded for types that are not specified.

                                Outlook add-ins will show up in Outlook, Outlook for Mac, Outlook Mobile, and OOTW/OWA.

                                In the Office JS, Office.context.mailbox.diagnostics.hostName shows what type of client the app is running in, so if the Outlook app is designed only to run for a certain client, it can pop-up a message or short-circuit processing. However the user still sees icons related to the app, or in the case of "on send" app,…

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                                  0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Include attachments when calling /sendmail with "#Microsoft.OutlookServices.ItemAttachment"

                                  When you call the /sendmail REST api and include an existing email as an attachment "#Microsoft.OutlookServices.ItemAttachment" and attachments on that "#Microsoft.OutlookServices.ItemAttachment" are excluded from the new email.

                                  You can add them to the new email, but theyre not part of the attached email (so images etc are missing).

                                  If the email you are attaching via "#Microsoft.OutlookServices.ItemAttachment" also has an attached email, the entire /sendmail request fails.

                                  8 votes
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                                    1 comment  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Add-ins installed by third parties cannot be managed anywhere anymore. How pathetic.

                                    There is no way anymore to manage third party add-ins (e.g. from printers, meeting managers etc.)...

                                    Why do working things that work always have to be improved to death??

                                    Idea: Do at least minimal QA testing and ensure that core functionality of previous versions is still available... cannot be that complicated.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Create an event when a new or reply email is created

                                      Hello

                                      Please can we have an event for the web, desktop and mobile clients so that when the user creates a new email, replies to an email or forwards an email that an event is fired. Similar to the itemSend event but just for when a new message is composed.

                                      Regards,
                                      Simon

                                      3 votes
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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.

                                        73 votes
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                                          4 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Provide an event hook when current selected item is changed.

                                          Current selected item could be any mail, contact, calendar item. For example, this could be used when current selected mail, contact or calendar item is changed, we need to update the Ribbon UI.

                                          Something similar to this already exists: Office.context.mailbox.addHandlerAsync(Office.EventType.ItemChanged, callback)

                                          But it requires a taskpane to be opened and pinned. This requests is about being able to update the Ribbon UI not just a taskpane's content.

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