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  1. Wildcard search and MatchWholeWord search don't work wtih tracked deletions

    At present, if there are tracked deletions within a word, that word will not be found by search if either MatchWholeWord or Wildcards are turned on. This is a bug in search, but it is especially crucial to fix for add-ins.

    106 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add bookmark Support in word add in

      • Looks like bookmark support is being introduced in Word API 1.4
      • This is currently available in Insider Preview builds and beta version of Office.js.

      Please let us know when will this be available in production

      90 votes
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      • Ability to resize Task Pane in Word online, Mac and IPad.

        Word Add in features need to be enhanced to have ability to resize Task Pane in Word online, Mac and IPad.

        Mac and iPad also has limited resize ability and hence taskpane resize is needed

        90 votes
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          3 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Support for Search API in Headnotes and Footnotes

          Currently, No Support to access Footnotes and Endnotes using JavaScript API. Please add support for search in foot notes and end notes.

          86 votes
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            2 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • No direct support to lock document programmatically

            Currently we are adding a Content Control to the entire body and setting its cannot Edit property to true.

            This works fine in Desktop and Mac, but fails in case of Word online and iPad when we have nested Content Controls.

            76 votes
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            • No events for standard operations like Document close, Task Pane close, Paste, Hyperlink Click

              There are no events for standard operations like Document close, Task Pane close, Paste, Hyperlink Click. Currently using SelectionChange event for Hyperlink click and Paste

              42 votes
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                3 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Provide an event to be alerted when a file is open or close.

                The Word add-in we are developing is providing contextual information about the document. Currently there is no way to detect a new file is open or the current document is closed that would allow to reset the context of the add-in.

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                  0 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Ability to make something either capital or non capital with a selection feature

                  In case you type a whole paragraph in capitals you could select it and then make it non caps again.

                  3 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Office Add-ins should run in Edge, not IE11

                    At the moment Word runs Add-ins in IE11

                    IE11 doesnt support ES2016, and is therefore much harder to develop for than all of the other newer browsers (Safari, Chrome, Edge).

                    Word should run Add-ins in Edge

                    115 votes
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                      4 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                      Hi Fergus, thank you for your input, it is greatly appreciated. We’ve added this to our backlog as something we want to implement. There are many items on the backlog, so we can’t set an exact estimated time for this, but we’ll keep you posted with status updates.

                      Thanks!
                      Office Extensibility Team

                    • Different SaveAs Type functionality in Office.js

                      Office.js should have different saveAs type functionality e.g word xml 203, odt etc.

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                      • Word js api: Add support for all content controls

                        Currently only content controls of type RichText are support (see https://dev.office.com/reference/add-ins/word/contentcontrol). Please add support for other types, specially BuildingBlockGallery, CheckBox and ComboBox

                        51 votes
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                          3 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add support to read field codes in the document using office.js API

                          I am trying to read custom field using Word Office.js API, where field is added as follows:- (Insert -> Quick Parts -> Field)
                          Using VSTO addins i am able to read custom fields and also able to create fields, but didn't able to achieve this using Office.js for word.
                          Please support this through Office.js.

                          6 votes
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                          • Ribbon: Ability to show/hide button dynamically

                            Ribbon: Ability to show/hide button dynamically

                            9 votes
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                            • 1 vote
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                              • Support for Search API with search text more than 255 character

                                Today Search can be done only utpo 255 Character limit. Please enhance the search to allow more than 255 characters.

                                5 votes
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                                • Add footnote support to the javascript API

                                  Footnotes are very heavily used in many professional types of documents. (Specifically legal documents). Currently Footnotes are not exposed in any way via the word api which is a sizable gap in the functionality.

                                  198 votes
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                                    8 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Word Table addRows in JS API has unwanted side effects in document layout

                                    It seems that every time I use the Javascript API to add rows to a table, existing content controls which wrap around table rows are being moved to wrap table instead.

                                    I have posted a similar question on StackOverflow but could not get feedback.

                                    Full details can be found here:

                                    https://stackoverflow.com/questions/48859841/word-table-addrows-in-js-api-has-unwanted-side-effects-in-ooxml

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                                    • Word online: Formatting changes when Word document content is pasted in online document.

                                      Word online: Formatting changes when Word document content is pasted in online document.

                                      4 votes
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                                      • Font assignment fails if the given range has multiple styles

                                        Font assignment fails if the given range has multiple styles. When range consists of mixed font name/size, font properties(bold/italic) value is set as blank value/null. If we set these values to range’s/content control’s respective property, exception is thrown.

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                                        • Ribbon communication with Task pane

                                          Ability to open the Task pane and perform ExecuteFunction on click of Ribbon button

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