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  1. Extend the "commands" to include built-in idMso for use in custom groups and tabs as well as repurposing

    In the COM world using Ribbon XML it's possible to: 1) display built-in buttons in custom groups and 2) re-purpose built-in buttons. This way the UI can be optimized for the purposes of an add-in. (2) is especially important because Office applications don't expose very many events, making it difficult to impossible to know when a user has done something that requires a reaction from the add-in. In this regard, COM add-ins and VBA are still much more powerful than the JS APIs.

    10 votes
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  2. Support for CSS “print” media type for content add-ins

    When you print a content add-in, an exact screenshot of the add-in’s current view is getting printed. This is unfavorable as all the UI/control elements you may use in your add-in (menus, buttons, navigation, etc.) get printed as well.

    It would be so much better if Office could use the “screen” and “print” media types of CSS so you can hide specific elements (i.e. the UI ones) for the print-only appearance.

    3 votes
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  3. Support cross platforms add-ins in .NET Core

    Add support for native .NET Core addins which will run on Windows and Mac platforms.

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  4. 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.

    56 votes
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  5. 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.

    36 votes
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  6. Enable access to Enterprise Custom Fields of Project in Office.js

    Currently we can't read or write enterprise custom fields that are defined on a project server or in project online. We only can write the predefined local custom Fields like Text1.

    For enterprise scenarios like integrating with SAP or other ERP systems it is essential being able to read/write enterprise custom fields.

    With VBA and VSTO this is possible, but those technologies are outdated by good reason, but closing the gap is essential to get rid of VBA and VSTO. Access to Enterprise Custom Fields is a major gap.

    7 votes
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  7. Enable DNSSEC for outlook.com / office.com

    Microsoft Technet [1] describes exactly why this is a much needed feature: to prevent DNS spoofing at rogue networks (public Wifi, etc..) and protect Office365 users from malicious actions like credential theft.

    DNSSEC is already widely deployed by many other major service providers.

    [1] https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn593670%28v=ws.11%29.aspx?f=255&MSPPError=-2147217396#why

    6 votes
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  8. 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.

    78 votes
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  9. 27 votes
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  10. Time Picker Component for Fabric UI JS Version

    Please support time picker component nice look.

    10 votes
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  11. create a facebook Group connector

    Facebook Group connector. The current facebook connector only connects to pages you own or like - but no to groups on facebook.

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  12. 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.

    44 votes
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  13. 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.

    122 votes
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  14. Support for hiding/showing task pane through the Office Javascript API

    Currently, there is no ability to hide or show the task pane from the Office Javascript API.

    143 votes
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  15. 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

    8 votes
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  16. Allow to open/save files via JS

    It would be very useful to have ability to open file from provided location or to save it there. This way developers could provide better cloud solutions.

    Scenarios:
    - Open file from or Save file to FileStream
    - Open file from os Save file to provided URL (supporting http/ftp even secured)

    See also: https://officespdev.uservoice.com/forums/224641-general/suggestions/13421412-allow-officejs-to-open-external-excel-workbook-pro

    65 votes
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  17. Support wildcards for AppDomains in Office add-in manifests to support sub domains

    Support wildcards for AppDomains in Office add-in manifests to support sub domains for example <AppDomain>https://*.acme.com</AppDomain>

    222 votes
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  18. Support a Debugger for Mac desktop clients

    Supporting the Chrome Debugging Protocol on the embedded Webkit instance that runs in Office for Mac would make something like github.com/Microsoft/vscode-chrome-debug will be a viable debugger on the Mac.

    There maybe alternatives to Chrome Debugging Protocol that I'm unaware of that can more easily be supported by VS Code. Either way, we are simply asking for a full fledged debugger (unlike Vorlon.js) that can plug in to the running add-in and set breakpoints, explore values etc.

    25 votes
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  19. 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.

    19 votes
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  20. Disabling/enabling built-in proofing tools

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

    5 votes
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