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  1. Office Add-ins should run in Edge, not IE11

    At the moment Word runs Add-ins in IE11

    IE11 doesnt support ES2016, and is therefore much harder to develop for than all of the other newer browsers (Safari, Chrome, Edge).

    Word should run Add-ins in Edge

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      4 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      Hi Fergus, thank you for your input, it is greatly appreciated. We’ve added this to our backlog as something we want to implement. There are many items on the backlog, so we can’t set an exact estimated time for this, but we’ll keep you posted with status updates.

      Thanks!
      Office Extensibility Team

    • Office.js support comapre document functionality equivalent to Application.CompareDocuments

      VBA COM Object model supports Application.CompareDocuments to compare and merge word documents. Office.js lacks this capability. Please support this through Office.js

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      • Add "Change Tracking" API

        Need a Change Tracking API in Word.

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          3 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Extend Word Javascript api to close the editing window

          In a workflow scenario (not sharepoint workflow, something custom) where we want to have a button in a Word Add-In taskpane to close the Word Online window after saving the file. In this button we initiate a next workflow step by saving the document, initiate the next step by e.g. setting a flag in sharepoint and closing the document editing session of the user.

          This could either be an office general api or a word specific api (this is where we need it the most).

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