There are several new features that are going to be released this year like Custom Functions or Dynamic Arrays which are extremely critical for our Addin and our customers. And those won't be available for retail version of Office 2016/2019
Microsoft should provide at least one time update for the Office 2019 to support these features so our customers can leverage the functionality ASAP without having to wait for next retail version!
For us it is critical thing as there are quite a lot customers preferring retail versions over Office365 subscription.150 votes
Similar to gmail's API ability to create new email messages inside a mailbox via the API, it would be ideal to have API control to insert and import messages into a mailbox. The API gmail has our what follows:
These allow for ability to create new messages inside a mailbox without having to send emails to a user.3 votes
Currently for MS project we have only gettasksync. We need to loop through every task and make our call to api endpoints. Would be great if there is a way to sync all tasks instead of looping.1 vote
The only way to identify if a user is actually a shared mailbox is using Powershell. You should also be able to identify shared mailboxes over other APIs such as graph. So that shared mailboxes can be managed from dynamic applications.43 votes
Office.context.ui.displayDialogAsync gives us the ability to open a dialog of a certain size, but the size options are only in percents of the parents window.
This could be fine if we could know the size of the parent window from an add-in - we could get it and do some calculations, but CORS blocks us from that.
Using only percentages puts us in awkward situations where we have a dialog with a decent amount of content that we need to make responsive to a tiny window when there is still a lot of real estate available in the parent.70 votes
It is currently possible to insert data using Office Open XML in Word. The ability to do this in other applications (especially PowerPoint) too would enable developers to insert videos, audio clips etc. in other applications than Word.6 votes
Theming is exposed for Powerpoint Content Add-ins, but the ability to theme Task-Pane add-ins and their outputs would be even better!
I have dynamically created graphics that users can insert into their documents via a task-pane add-in but the theme is currently locked and unable to change based on a document's design choices.3 votes
Allow for SIP Address/IM Address to be added/updated using the Microsoft Graph API.
Currently you can set anything else apart from these properties and for us and a few customers are vital for use on their SRS devices.3 votes
When filtering a view (in Edit View, "Show items only when the following is true:") on SharePoint we do not know if :
Assertion 1 AND (Assertion 2 AND (Assertion 3)), or Assertion 1 AND Assertion 2 AND Assertion 3, etc...
Which is completely different !! Please indicate at least the way the soft understands it.1 vote
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