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  1. PowerPoint Add-in Instance Id

    I would like to have a way of identifying Add-in instances once they are inserted in the document.

    My addin adds a picture in the selected part of a PowerPoint document. At the same time I also add some persistent data using Office.context.document.settings.set

    Is there a way to specify the name of the picture within powerpoint?
    When I unzip the pptx I see that my persistent data is on the webextensions.xml but when I look at inside the slide folder, for instance slides1.xml all I see is the pictures but I dont have a way to associate the pictures from…

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  2. I would like to be able to run search and replace operation in MSWord and PowerPoint documents from command line without "button clicks".

    I have a document with several fields the contents of which changes from project to project. Instead of opening this document in PowerPoint and running search/replace for each field, with a lot of keyboard/mouse input, I would like to be able to run a utility from command line, which would do it for me. For text files I could do it easily in Linux using sed, awk, etc. I need to be able to do the same for Word and PowerPoint files

    4 votes
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  3. 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.

    20 votes
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  4. 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…

    6 votes
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  5. 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.

    6 votes
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  6. 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.

    1 vote
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  7. 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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  8. Support to get or write selected slide in office 365 online powerpoint

    Please provide API for getting selected slide data as file in power point.
    I am able to get slide title and index using

    Office.context.document.getSelectedDataAsync(Office.CoercionType.SlideRange, function (asyncResult) ;
    I required to get that as bytes or file of selected slide.

    4 votes
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  9. 1 vote
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  10. Problems, Problems, Problems

    we have big problems with the use of the Power Point API: The current version is full of bugs, versions are exchanged without prior notice, new versions are withdrawn ...

    Why is that? When to expect a debugged, final version??

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  11. 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

    12 votes
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  12. 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.

    18 votes
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  13. 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.

    26 votes
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  14. 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

    113 votes
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  15. 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

    74 votes
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  16. 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.

    50 votes
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  18. 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.

    6 votes
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  19. 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”.

    185 votes
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  20. Bindings for Powerpoint

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

    34 votes
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