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  1. Option to Export Slides To Image And Video in Web Add-ins

    Hi All,

    I am creating a PowerPoint Web Add-in to export all ppt slides as an image and video format, To do this, I also saw the documentation from the URL "https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office/dev/add-ins/powerpoint/powerpoint-add-ins". But, I am not able to find a way to do this and it is also not very helpful.
    Can anyone please suggest a way to achieve this task?

    29 votes
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  2. Find&Replace tool

    Why don't you add the possibility to apply the Find & Replace tool only to a text selection, as is done in Microsoft Excel? This would be much appreciated!

    8 votes
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  3. Insert Shapes in PowerPoint

    The ability to add shapes to a PowerPoint slide (like possible in the Excel API beta). Currently it's only possible to add either text or images. Thank you!

    33 votes
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  4. Increase PowerPoint screen recorder frame rate

    Please can you increase the frame rate that PowerPoint is able to record at? Screen recording in PP is an absolute game changer, but 10 fps is nowhere near high enough and produces footage that stutters along.

    13 votes
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  5. Add control API for an embedded Powerpoint, similar to how you can control the Youtube embedded player with Javascript

    Add to the embedded Powerpoint presentation API to:
    1.Get the presentation metadata
    2. Control the presentation slides

    22 votes
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  6. Fix PowerPoint hangs related to DisableADALatopWAMOverride=1

    Occasionally, when a presentation is opened while a modal (add-in) dialog is open, PowerPoint seems to get into an infinite loop reading the following registry value:
    HKEYCURRENTUSER\Software\Microsoft\Office\16.0\Common\Identity\DisableADALatopWAMOverride

    PowerPoint does not show as "Not responding" but effectively it is not responding to any clicks.

    We have only seen this behavior on machines where DisableADALatopWAMOverride was set to 1. This cannot reliably be reproduced but happens on different machines for different users. All of this seems to be related to Office 365 authentication.

    3 votes
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  7. Fix PowerPoint's Presentation.SaveCopyAs method when saving to local OneDrive folder

    Presentation.SaveCopyAs fails when trying to save to the local OneDrive folder. Steps to reproduce (tested with 16.0.11001 and 16.0.10730):

    VBA:
    ActivePresentation.SaveCopyAs Environ("userprofile") & "\OneDrive\OneDriveSaveCopyAsTest.pptx"
    This does not give an error, but does not save the copy.

    C#:
    ActivePresentation.SaveCopyAs(Environment.ExpandEnvironmentVariables(@"%userprofile%\OneDrive\OneDriveSaveCopyAsTest.pptx"));
    This throws a COMException with HRESULT 0x80CD1001.

    3 votes
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  8. Ability to convert Add-In slide to image

    Hello,

    I would like to convert selected Add-In slide images to an image. For example to base64 or png format.

    Currently the JavaScript Api doesn't support this.

    For an old project I used the following method to get this done in a VSTO Add-In:

        public string SlideToImage(Slide slide, string filePath)
    
    {
    // Store images in the given path with slide name e.g. C:\Users\BramR\AppData\Local\Temp\2\slide_afbeeldingen.jpg
    var path = $"{filePath}\\{slide.Name}.jpg";
    slide.Export(path, "PNG", 1024, 768);
    return path;
    }

    Is there a way I could do this with the new Office Add-In generation?

    Regards,
    Bram

    5 votes
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  9. Add a call to change the bitmap in a picture

    At present when we need to change the bitmap in a picture, we need to delete the existing picture (shape) object and then insert a new one. And when doing so we need to cop all the properties of the picture across.

    Just like we can presently change the position, seize, etc. of an existing picture, provide the ability to change the bitmap.

    2 votes
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  10. 9 votes
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  11. "help me to remember coding procedure."

    "help me to remember the coding procedure."

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  12. allow slide size to be changed without modifying content size

    When changing slide size in power point 2016 users are offered only two options with regards to existing content 1) maximize or 2) ensure fit. I suggest that a third option be added that does not modify the dimensions of the existing content. I currently achieve this effect by selecting my content, cutting, changing the slide size, and then pasting the content back in to the resized slide.

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  13. Add ability to insert hyperlink to Powerpoint slides

    Presently there is no way to insert hyperlink to the powerpoint slides using the office JS. So please add ability to insert hyperlink to Powerpoint slides

    13 votes
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  14. 1 vote
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  15. add API to instantiate a content add-in from a task pane

    Scenario: a task pane add-in displays a list of objects that represent content that can be added to a slide as a content add-in instances.
    Allowing the instantiation of a content add-in programmatically would facilitate creation of great user experiences.

    40 votes
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  16. Allow bundling a content add-in and a task pane add-in as one unit

    To extend PowerPoint with additional functionality and also add a new content type, we currently need to develop, package and deploy two add-ins, and task pane add-in and a content add-in. And the user needs to install two add-ins.
    To improve developer/vendor and user experience it would be really helpful if at least two add-ins could be packaged, shipped, marketed and installed as a unit that can be discovered and installed in one step.

    26 votes
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  17. Add a PowerPoint object model property to read/write Kumimoji text property (Japanese-language text rotation)

    When Japanese is the default editing language, PowerPoint has an UI option to apply Japanese-language text rotation, which rotates letters and digits differently . However, this property seems missing from the object model and an add-in therefore cannot know its state. Therefore, the add-in is bound to handle such text incorrectly.

    Apply the rotation setting from scratch:
    1) PowerPoint > File > Options > Language > Choose Editing Languages > Japanese (set as default) > OK
    2) Restart PowerPoint
    3) Create new empty file
    4) Insert textbox
    5) In textbox, write test123
    6) Select textbox
    7) PowerPoint > Home >…

    36 votes
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  18. PowerPoint API

    Build out the specific host PowerPoint API with near complete parity to the control that was available in VSTO add-ins for PowerPoint. We have an add-in we want to build out in the new Web Add-in platform, but can't due to the extremely limited capabilities of the current Office.js API. You've had years to work on it, at least be more forth coming with where things are in development.

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  19. powerpoint chart

    Ability to update the data of the worksheet of a chart in slideshow mode, without seeing the Excel worksheet opening or flashing.
    We build software for displaying real-time data like a KPI on a slideshow.
    With that information screen running (the slideshow) you always see the Excel worksheet flashing (by the .Activate call).

    The old MS Graph had that functionality. With that, we could update the data quickly without seeing something disturbing on top of the slideshow. Now with the newer Charting capabilities, this seems not to be possible without flashing or chart corruptions (E_Fail when opening afterwards).

    thanks.

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  20. Mac, PowerPoint: Add WindowSelectionChange event for changing slide selection in slide thumbnail pane

    Preferably, the PowerPoint programming API for Mac should behave the same as PowerPoint for Windows.

    In PowerPoint for Windows, clicking into the thumbnail pane generates WindowSelectionChange events.

    However, in PowerPoint for Mac (tested: Office 2016 Insider Slow Version 16.8 (Build 171210) and also Insider Fast, clicking into the thumbnail pane DOES NOT generate WindowSelectionChange events. Changing the selected slide in the thumbnail pane does NOT generate WindowSelectionChange events either.

    (Note that in Mac Office v16, the WindowSelectionChange event DOES fire for other selection changes, which was a new addtion to v16. It's just that it is missing for the selection…

    25 votes
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