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  1. Calendar invite add Teams by default

    Allow an option to have all calendar invites to be a Teams meeting by default instead of needing to manually set it as a Teams meeting each time.

    86 votes
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  2. Allow displayMessageForm to open itemId in same window

    Currently displayMessageForm method is opening the message pointed by itemId in a new window.

    It will be great if we could pass an option to the method Office.context.mailbox.displayMessageForm() that allows to replace the current visualized message with the new message indicated in itemId.

    The use case that I want to enable here is to programmatically navigate with add-in javascript to arbitrary messages knowing their itemIds.

    94 votes
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  3. create planner task from email and/or link planner tasks to emails

    it would be nice to have an add in to create planner tasks from emails (similar to tasks in outlook) or link planner tasks to emails. Maybe even add the option to perform automated actions when the task is finished (e.g. move email to archive)

    18 votes
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  4. Allow user to access to microphone in office add-in

    The requirement for me is using webRTC in office add-in, so we need to access to microphone, however there is no way to grant the access to microphone in desktop app(it works well on web side). so we want add-in can support this feature.

    14 votes
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  5. Office.context.officeTheme to return dark/light theme in Outlook web app

    In desktop Outlook app you can set dark/light theme or follow system theme and you can read that value from Office.context.officeTheme so add-in color scheme would match the app.
    You can set dark theme in Outlook web app but the issue is that Office.context.officeTheme returns undefined.

    22 votes
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  6. Allow administrators to pin Office Add-ins

    With the preview release of "the new Outlook" on OWA, Office Add-ins are now buried in the drop down context menu in an email. Additionally, it appears they do not follow the same behavior of Outlook on the desktop, where Office Add-ins will show in the larger ribbon if used more frequently.

    According to this article, Office Add-ins can be pinned if they are used frequently:

    If you were using add-ins in the classic Outlook on the web experience, they will show up pinned next to mail actions or in the drop-down menu once you open an email in the…

    303 votes
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  7. Add Office.EventType.ItemChanging event for Outlook

    Adding Office.EventType.ItemChanging event will greatly help add-in developers to write robust code to handle changing mail items.

    With a ItemChanging event that fires before Office.context.mailbox.item changes to the new context, we can write cleaner transition state logic, avoiding operations meant for previous item from bleeding into the next item.

    42 votes
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  8. Custom task pane header in Microsoft Outlook addin

    There should be option to disable or hide Addin icon and title in taskpane/sidepane header?

    Or there should be an option to customize header of sidepane/taskpane like setting background image or custom font in header?

    15 votes
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  9. Be able to create tasks using the JavaScript API

    I would love to be able to create tasks from my Outlook web add in using Office.js based on information retrieved from our servers.
    Being able to launch a form for the users, something like Office.context.mailbox.displayNewTaskForm, like how you can use displayNewMessageForm, or displayNewAppointmentForm would be useful.

    7 votes
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  10. Trying to save a blob file in Outlook for macOS using javascript

    Ok so I have a Blob file that I'm trying to save on local disk (the Blob is created locally from an ArrayBuffer). The problem I'm facing is that Outlook for macOS does not want to open a FileSaverDialog or something similar to let the user save the file.

    My code is working perfectly in Outlook for Web (OWA) on all browsers (including Safari) and Outlook for Windows.

    const blob = new Blob([body]); //body is an ArrayBuffer created locally
    const link = document.createElement('a');
    if (link.download !== undefined) {

    const url = URL.createObjectURL(blob);
    
    link.setAttribute('href', url);
    link.setAttribute('download', fileName);
    link.style.visibility = 'hidden';
    document.body.appendChild(link);
    111 votes
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  11. Add api to invoke the text-changed event on the message body in item edit mode

    Add api to invoke the text-changed event on the message body in item edit mode

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  12. Control of Cursor in Outlook Desktop (Native Windows Client)

    In add-in we want our cursor/caret to appear in the To: field right after loading the add-in. But it goes away and never appear until we click either inside the message body or any other text field.

    I suggest that we should provide a method to place cursor/caret whereever user wants it to be placed.

    It works just fine in web version.

    Here is the reference of discussion with MSFT Outlook Addin team,
    https://stackoverflow.com/questions/58973742/outlook-365-addin-on-desktop?noredirect=1#comment104757525_58973742

    16 votes
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  13. Junk mail in outlook

    i keep getting junk and these people keep using a auto response system, but they are lazy, what outlook needs is a first name @ blocker, so i keep getting two kinds of spam, one where they change the .com, and will either write dysfunctional names or coded numbers, so one is a blackmail scam, where they claim they will post videos of you wanking, and what they will do is saveyourself@4005.com or saveyourself@5564.com what outlook needs to develop is a (first name) @ blocker, and also sort numbers .com so just uploads loads of numbers 1 to billion, so…

    5 votes
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  14. Make it possible to add custom buttons to the text selection tooltip

    Currently, when selecting text, a menu appears with formatting options such as font size, weight, and color. It would be useful if custom buttons could be added to this menu. This would make it easy to use features that process selected text.

    35 votes
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  15. encrypt

    I believe that you should support smime encryption and not only signing in office js apps. This is an important feature since many companies depend on S/Mimein their product. Currently, as per your documentation, the add-in is not activated in case of encrypted emails.

    Regards

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  16. Will Teams support Outlook Add-Ins

    When will the Teams calendar support Outlook Add-Ins?

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  17. allow access to microphone in addins , it gives PermissionDeniedError, but works well on edge independently

    a web addin used in outlook doesn't support microphone access , says PermissionDeniedError, this should be supported

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  18. Allow access to the "Dark mode" setting of Outlook in Add-In

    Allow to access the host Outlooks dark mode setting to adjust Add-In UI accordingly.

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  19. Fix image caching for Outlook on iOS

    While testing images being loaded from an email in my iOS Outlook app, I see inconsistencies with how Outlook caches them. These images are loading from external sources (i.e. HTML img tag with src pointing to a server, not images that are embedded/attached). The app makes several requests to the same image source as you navigate around so it doesn't appear to be caching the images at all. I've included more technical details in this StackOverflow question.

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  20. Missing Snooze API (schedule mail to return to Inbox at later time)

    Recently outlook on web added the option to snooze emails so they will return to Inbox at a later time. There is no corresponding feature in outlook desktop app.
    In order to be able to Snooze emails on Outlook desktop, an API will assist in creating such addon.

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