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  1. 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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  2. 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…

    3 votes
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  3. 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    With VBA and VSTO this is possible, but those technologies are outdated by good reason, but closing the gap is essential to get rid of VBA and VSTO.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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  4. 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?

    1 vote
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  5. 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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  6. 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

    8 votes
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  7. 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.

    6 votes
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  8. Time Picker Component for Fabric UI JS Version

    Please support time picker component nice look.

    10 votes
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  9. 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?

    2 votes
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  10. 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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  11. 27 votes
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  12. 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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  13. Upgrade Hotmail so that I can receive messages on firefox

    This site uses HTTP Strict Transport Security (HSTS) to specify that Firefox may only connect to it securely. As a result, it is not possible to add an exception for this certificate.

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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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.

    105 votes
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  17. 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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  18. Disabling/enabling built-in proofing tools

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

    5 votes
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  19. Give Roadmap for App for Office JavaScript API

    It would be great to see approximate release dates and what features releases would include (especially interested in access to CustomXmlParts for Excel). Thanks.

    4 votes
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  20. Default Hide/Show Ribbon button for TaskPaneApp and ContentAddin

    It would be nice to have a default ribbon button to hide/show the addin provided content. In the desktop version (at least in 2013 - haven't tested 2016) it is possible to close and not be able to get the taskpane.

    This might also make the addins more discoverable.

    The default should be overrideable in the manifest. i.e. change icon, replace, remove.

    5 votes
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