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  1. Restrict user from closing outlook web mail , while some action is in progress.

    In outlook desktop app we have event.completed() function which signifies that action is completed. If user close outlook desktop app or mail item then it gives an error to them.
    We don't have same for outlook web mail. It would be nice if we have the same function available for web mail also.

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  2. how to add weather info into the mail?

    add weather info into the mail

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  3. Retrieve Outlook contacts

    I have found that there is no such api in Office.js which will be used to retrieve logged in user outlook contacts. It is very beneficial if someone want to search the address book. Right now you need to call ews service to do this.

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  4. control action of buttons / add new buttons

    Using the api of add in: https://dev.outlook.com/reference/add-ins/index.html we couldn't get the actions of click on 'Send' buttons or something else ...
    If we want to add another action to some exists button or add a new button to our add-in that simulate the click on one of the buttons that on Office.context.mailbox. item ...
    I think that it's necessary because we have access now just for the data that on the item ...

    Thanks .

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  5. Detail about recurring meeting

    whilst creating in outlook 365 i need to see recurring appointment detail in mail app area , like its pattern(weekly, monthly, daily) strat date, end date , durtaion etc.

    office.context.mailbox.item does not seems to provide much detail like pattern

    it will be great if we can get those detail, just like outlook client addin provides those details.

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  6. add contact profile picture in outlook.com

    why cannot add contact profile picture in Outlook.com. Pls add this setting.

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  7. Allow Outlook 2016 for Mac attachments to automatically be opened in edit mode

    Would like the capability to edit attachments when they are opened in Outlook without having to manually create a separate copy. On Outlook 2016 for Mac, the only workaround appears to be to open the attachment in preview mode then selecting Open with Microsoft Word/Excel/Powerpoint etc.

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  9. 7 votes
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  10. Provide more examples, for example how to file a MailBox.Item to SharePoint.

    I am learning about OWA add-ins but I cannot find anything about mailing an item. I was able to find an example on filing attachments but not about filing an Item

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  11. A Fix for the Outlook Add-in manifest template

    I found a problem with the Outlook Add-Ins manifest in Visual Studio. Please read this thread:
    https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/appsforoffice/thread/214ad336-a373-4c5b-852d-3fd735b6c560/
    It is related to the Manifest designer not opening when the VersionOverrides statement at top of the XML file is in place.
    Removing the line makes the manifest designer to open, but if in place, the manifest always opens in test mode.

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  12. Appointment view pane

    When opening an appointment in view mode, the right pane does not show the Add-Ins for Read, even if we designed it. It should act the same as in the mailbox read pane.

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  13. Automatically open a mail from spam folder if I select the secure mail option.

    Currently, selecting the "one time, it is a secure mail" the site displays a message to choose if I want to open the mail. It should automatically open if i already indicates that it´s a secure mail.

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  14. MVA courses on Office development

    It would be a good idea to categorize the courses to reflect the new features and add notes on older courses that differ from the actuality of the new developments around Office Add-Ins and Apps. Many courses still show Visual Studio 2013 and the old way to build Add-Ins for Outllook

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  15. 2 votes
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  16. Provide Add-Ins web hook for User login and logout/disconnect

    An optional URL could be placed in an Add-In's manifest file that would be called when the user of the Add-In logs in and logs out or becomes disconnected. This would occur automatically without the user having to invoke the Add-In. In the case of the Outlook desktop app, it would be when the user starts and quits the program.

    In my situation, I need to be notified when an email has been moved to a different folder so I can determine its new message ID, even when they haven't clicked on my Add-In's UI. My web hook could be…

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  17. Host Office.js on other CDNs

    A few days ago, the Microsoft CDN (https://appsforoffice.microsoft.com) where Office.js and other libs are hosted, went down for a couple hours. It would be great if these files could also be hosted on another CDN (https://cdnjs.com/) as a fallback.

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  18. Office.js to provide support for retrieving host or domain url from add-in

    Suggestion is derived from here:
    https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/5c843b0a-594d-4511-b42f-7d28c79a5cfe/detecting-if-outlook-addin-is-loaded-through-outlookofficecom-vs-outlooklivecom?forum=appsforoffice&prof=required

    Office.js to return the parent URL/domain of an Outlook add-in. This is useful for knowing what Outlook web client the user is loading the add-in. Outlook Office365 vs Outlook.com.

    Certain browsers don't allow access to the parent domain due to security.

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  19. Allow side loading or local installs for Outlook Addin-ins

    I would love to be able to install newer add-ins directly into Outlook regardless of what type of email server I am using. If this allowed me to side load add-ins I am developing even better. As it stands right now I cannot create add-ins for the desktop because I do not have an Exchange based email server. Excel and Word can install their own add-ins directly it would be great to have feature parity in Outlook.

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  20. Allow add-ins to specify a hook which when correctly matched can trigger an alert making the user aware of the availability of the add-in.

    Allow add-ins to specify a hook which when correctly detected within an incoming email can trigger an alert making the user aware of the availability of the add-in.

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