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  1. setSelectedDataAsync with data type “HTML” and “Office Open XML” in PowerPoint

    Make it possible to use setSelectedDataAsync with data type “HTML” and “Office Open XML” in PowerPoint. Currently it is only Word that can use data type “HTML” and “Office Open XML”.

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      Under review  ·  5 comments  ·  Add-in: PowerPoint  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Support the Importing of slides in PowerPoint

      I would like to be able to provide an add-in that could insert slides into a presentation. This is a similar concept to the Word Clause library. To provide maximum flexibility to the dev I would suggest using the Ooxml coercionType. Both Get and Set would be ideal

      37 votes
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      • Allow PowerPoint Add-In to create new Slide

        Add support for the Add-In to create a new slide in the presentation. A possible use case would be to support the ability for an add-in to insert template marketing slides. A sales person needs to create a new presentation. The add-in pulls the latest marketing slide from a repository and adds them to the presentation ensuring that the sales person is always using the latest slides

        27 votes
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        • Add html coercion type for PowerPoint

          Add html coercion type for PowerPoint in order to get the selected data more accurate.

          27 votes
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          • getSelectedDataAsync for Powerpoint shapes

            getSelectedDataAsync only return text string (if there is text in selected shape). Would be great to return more info of selected shape, perhaps in OOXML/HTML form, or at least a shape ID.

            22 votes
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            • Add SlideSelectionChanged event for Powerpoint in the JavaScript API

              The JavaScript API for Office should be enhanced so developers have an event notifying if the current slide in the normal / edit mode is changed. This would allow for more contextual user interaction.

              22 votes
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                2 comments  ·  Add-in: PowerPoint  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Support the reading and editing of Custom XML Parts by PowerPoint Add-Ins

                Currently if an add-in relies upon being able to read and write Custom XML Parts, it can only do it in Word (and coming in Excel JS 1.3). It would be great to see this functionality appear in PowerPoint so that add-ins can be created that interact with data stored in Custom XML Parts.

                16 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Add-in: PowerPoint  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Make app canvas transparent in powerpoint (currently white canvas with no transparency control)

                  Using content app for powerpoint template, I would like host some UI (like charts) in the app canvas. However, when a powerpoint content app is rendered on a slide, it get a white canvas and it sits over the slide content. As a result, there is no way for the app developer to overlay the canvas on the slide content in a seamless way.

                  Ask: Make the app canvas transparent so that the app developer can decide the canvas background. This way the chart drawn will feel part of the slide and not out of place.

                  Another ask: Make the…

                  14 votes
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                  • Add ability to create/update charts in PowerPoint using JavaScript API

                    JavaScript API for PowerPoint is very limited at the moment. The only options we have are to insert text or picture. Presentations are all about the visualization, so it would be very cool if we have an option to add/update charts as well.

                    12 votes
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                    • Bindings for Powerpoint

                      Extend Javascript API for Powerpoint to add and edit bindings as in Word and Excel.

                      10 votes
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                        Under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Add-in: PowerPoint  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Allow Powerpoint to send unique slides as an image/object

                        Enhance the Office JS API to allow Powerpoint to send a selected slide as an image/object

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                        • Add Support for running batch operations like in Word and Excel

                          Enable developers to add content to a Powerpoint file in a similar way that the Word 1.1 and Excel 1.1 API allow us to insert directly in document model

                          4 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Add-in: PowerPoint  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • PowerPoint Online Bug

                            Hello, please fix the bug!
                            When we are viewing a slideshow in PowerpointOnline created with add-in, slides containing add-in’s content do not appear to load. Error message
                            I think this error is a bug of PowerPoint Online.I have created the other apps, that are already in MS Store market. They work without errors in read mode, but bring the same error in full screen mode. Please, look at this screen video: yadi.sk/d/mtypZZx-wNSst yadi.sk/i/coV_DWvQwNUTf
                            I think there is a problem with using sharepoint Add-in files with PowerPoint Online for all webservices in fullscreenmode.
                            It's really bug or it's my error?
                            Manifest…

                            3 votes
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                            • Adding web (iFrame or so on) to slide from Add-ins that extend functionality

                              Lot of Add-ins developers wants to create extend Add-in with adding same content to slides functionality(more, than images or text, that is allowed by setSelectedDataAsync method).

                              So they have to use Content Add-inns, and user have to add them to slides several times (for examle vote widgets of Mentimeter app.)
                              Its very unconvinient!

                              Please provide us extended the functionality of adding web pages to slides

                              3 votes
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                              • Enable "Send to back" functionality for content add-ins for PowerPoint

                                In my testing of content add-ins for Office I have found that the "Send to back/Bring to front" z-ordering does not work between the add-in component and other content in the slide. The add-in content is always in front of "native" content in the slide in the z-order. The z-ordering works between add-in content items. This means that you are not able to mix add-in content and native content in the slide - e.g. you can't add a text block over the top of an add-in element.

                                3 votes
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                                • Add a support for InsertXML for powerpoint

                                  As like the Selection.Range.InsertXMl I need the option in powerpoint also. It will be helpful for adding contents using openxml.

                                  3 votes
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                                  • setSelectedDataAsync can not handle the image if the image size exceeds 5MB.

                                    This is what I posted in forum as
                                    https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/bf48b450-6ee4-408b-a441-a53b23c75346/failing-to-insert-a-large-image-into-powerpoint-slides-using-setselecteddataasync-in-officejs?forum=appsforoffice

                                    It seems this is a limitation or bug. We are using setSelectedDataAsync with base64 encoding to copy the image into slide. but the image is corrupted if the image size is relatively huge (like over 5MB). The same code works with both Word and Excel. I guess something went wrong with PowerPoint.

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                                        • Add Common Distribution Curve Images to Shapes in Powerpoint (Bellshaped curve, skewed distribution, 1 sided normal distribution, etc)

                                          Add Common Distribution Curve Images to Shapes in Powerpoint -(Bellshaped curve, skewed distribution, 1 sided normal distribution, etc)

                                          I often must communicate problems in terms of theoretical population distributions. This is for concepts only of course since actual distributions can be graphed in Excel.

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