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  1. 3 votes
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      1 comment  ·  Add-in: General/Shared  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Support not only guids in GetRealmFromTargetUrl in TokenHelper.cs

      On-premises it is possible to assign a new Realm to any string using Set-SPAuthenticationRealm cmdlet.
      GetRealmFromTargetUrl in TokenHelper.cs from Visual Studio templates does not take that into account. This method validates the determined realm against Guid.TryParse as you can see here:
      if (bearerResponseHeader.Length >= realmIndex + 36)
      {
      string targetRealm = bearerResponseHeader.Substring(realmIndex, 36);

      Guid realmGuid;

      if (Guid.TryParse(targetRealm, out realmGuid))
      {
      return targetRealm;
      }
      }

      So, if you have changed the realm to a string which cannot be converted to guid, you will get a 401 Unauthorized if you e.g. try to access the host via CreateUserClientContextForSPHost().

      That would be really…

      4 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Add-in: General/Shared  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Allow local files (no share) only when working on OneFrive

        Since a recent update it is NOT possible to work on a non-shared file if you save the document on a (entreprise) one drive folder. Plus the systems tries to upload the file as it saves it, in the very same time.
        Consequence : 1/ lot of sync conflict (vs. other clean cloud storage like dropbox or gdrive who dont mix collaboration and cloud saving)
        2/ lots of network request >> LAG all the time.
        3/ Bugs when offline (to my knowledge office is still a client, non web based systelm, is it ?)
        I understand where you guys want…

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          0 comments  ·  Add-in: General/Shared  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Allow Application-Level or Document-Level Office Addins

          In VSTO, we can create Application-Level or Document-Level documents. In Office-JS, It seems that at the moment it is a mixture of application level for the ribbon/pane and workbook level for the JS.
          This separation is important so developers can sell, for instance, a specific workbook for its own and only own ribbons and panes, or a generic applciation level tool.
          A consequence of this request is that it should be possible to attach an office addin (initialization) to a specific document.

          50 votes
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            2 comments  ·  Add-in: General/Shared  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add Backup Solution of Microsoft 365

            After a quick review of marketing info of Microsoft 365 for Business, I failed to grasp how the product addresses a business' need for easy, robust data backup, retention, and retrieval. OneDrive is not a complete solution for this fundamental concern. Can this functionality be added? Or is there just a need to elucidate the best practices in the product literature?

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            • Allow small sized ribbon icons

              Currently it is possible to add only large sized icons in Office Addins ribbon.
              It would be great to have smaller icon sized icons.

              27 votes
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              • Add Office.beforeClose event

                Many times, there's logic you want to execute before the user closes the add-in, such as persisting settings. Currently, there's no way to do that across Excel Desktop and Excel Web. Would be nice if there existed an Office.beforeClose method called before the page closed

                7 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Add-in: General/Shared  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 11 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Add-in: General/Shared  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Time Picker Component for Fabric UI JS Version

                    Please support time picker component nice look.

                    4 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Add-in: General/Shared  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow (preferred) positioning (e.g., top,bottom) and size of pane to be defined via API

                      I would like to use the horizontal space right below the ribbons for an add-in. Right now the use can drag to left and right parts of the window. Top and bottom could really help with UX in my case.

                      The API should also allow to pin the pane to a position so it can't me moved by the user but e.g. resized in width (vertical pane) or height (horizontal position)

                      Defining size requirements height/width should also be possible as fixed value or min/max.

                      3 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Add-in: General/Shared  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Extend the concept of content contols from Word to other Office applications, especially Excel and PowerPoint.

                        I am a member of an open source software development project (https://dotnetfoundation.org/chemistry-add-in-for-word) and we use content controls in Word to display chemical structures. It would be extremely useful for the scientific user community to be able to have the same functionality in the other Office applications. Any chance that content controls might find their way into at least PowerPoint and Excel?

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                        • 1 vote
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                          • Emit event for document that is about to be saved, or email that is about to be sent

                            there are numerous regulatory scenarios where information needs to be captured as part of a save or send event.

                            This might be mandatory information as part of regulatory compliance, or information that the enterprise requires prior saving a document (e.g. management information of some sort).

                            The most natural place to capture this is at the time of either a document being saved, or an email being sent (once the user has entered their content and therefore understands what metadata is appropriate).

                            If an event could be bound to it would introduce some interesting use cases within the larger business environment.

                            28 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Add-in: General/Shared  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Improve Custom Dialog

                              Please improve the dialog, it should allow to:
                              - set modality (right now the dialog is not modal!)
                              - have bidirectional communication, i.e. to have possibility to pass information directly from dialog to task pane and vice versa.

                              There are many use cases valid for both requirements:
                              - when you need to retrieve data from task pane (e.g. lazy loading)
                              - you have html where you fill the content, right now you need to pass them in URL which is not really nice solution.

                              67 votes
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                                4 comments  ·  Add-in: General/Shared  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Need to have an onClose event for the task pane or content pane add-in

                                There should be an onClose event I can ask the user to save settings, or ask them if they are sure, and then prevent the close if necessary. If the add-ins are going to be useful business apps, the user experience of saving before closing is extremely important.

                                23 votes
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                                • Customization of Add-in Docking location

                                  Is there a way to specify, docking the task pane add-in in the manifest or any other manner. Default is always right, but few users need that In left hand side.

                                  If not please suggest any possible solution

                                  4 votes
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                                  • Managed add-ins - activate and prevent users from disabling add-ins

                                    There are certain add-ins in large corporate environments that need to be enabled by default, and, for regulatory compliance reasons shouldn't be disabled.

                                    I can see that deployment of the apps can be achieved through the Admin Centre Preview - it would be good from a deployment and automation perspective if administrators could "roll out" apps across their enterprise, knowing that they will be activated automatically and couldn't be disabled unless the administrator allowed this via policy.

                                    6 votes
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                                    • Save/Load document from Office Javascript API

                                      The save() methods that exists in the API's aren't aren't really very useful. This extends the typical Ctrl+S functionality. It would be great to implement a feature in which it would be possible for us to apply the save() method with a parameter: 'Url/path'. Currently it isn't possible for us to save a document to a specific location nor is it possible for us to load a document from a specific location.

                                      Functions in topic:
                                      - save(string url): apply url/path to where you wish to save the document.
                                      - load(string url): apply url/path to a document you wish to load.

                                      49 votes
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                                        5 comments  ·  Add-in: General/Shared  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Customize Word Ribbon Bar in Office 365

                                        When inserting ribbon icons into a word ribbon bar, couldn't customize the ribbon icons as we want. For an example when I add 3 buttons, it will appear as horizontal direction. But when I add 4 buttons one icon will appear as usual but other three as small icons for vertical direction. It would be great if we can customize ribbon icons through the API.

                                        18 votes
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                                        • Disabling/enabling built-in proofing tools

                                          Please, add method for disabling/enabling built-in proofing tools

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