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  1. Word API- put a custom attribute on 'P'/Sect/children etc

    When ooxml is written back, please allow adding custom attribute to 'P'/section and any/all of its children, or to a 'Range'.
    Once set, a 'search' can be done on any custom attribute and its value and a Range (or RangeList as indicated via search) be returned, covering all contiguous tags having the attr/value.

    This, with some search improvements suggested (here: https://officespdev.uservoice.com/forums/224641-feature-requests-and-feedback/suggestions/40539628-word-api-search-improvements) will greatly improve user experience who's using the addin.

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  2. Word API - search improvements

    Three improvements suggested:

    1- Preferably search be given an extra parameter (or someway) indicating 'direction' - search 'forward' (below current cursor position) or 'backward' (above current cursor).

    2- A search should be possible on any attribute/value of P/Sect etc and/or any of its children.

    3- A search can also indicate if user wants to get only the first Range (ie 1st search result only) or all ranges (ie all search results). Word doesn't need to scan whole document if all user is looking for is next/previous one result only, which will result in faster turn-around.

    All these are specially needed…

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  3. 3 votes
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  4. add more preferences for references insertion

    that enable user to edit font of endnotes and footnotes and enable user to add bracket in refernce

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  5. Provide access to commentsExtended.xml

    I'm currently developing a Word add-in and would like to be able to access commentsExtended.xml from the API so that I can gather when a comment is a reply or has been resolved.

    As of now, I have to use a 3rd party library to read the docx file to get to the XML. When the document is encrypted, this is not an option and must inform users that replies and resolutions are not available if the document is encrypted (password protected).

    If this XML (and perhaps all XML content under /word) could be exposed via getooxml(), this would be…

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  6. Slow performance of getFileAsync

    Currently we can use Office.getFileAsync api to get the file in slices using getSliceAsync. Then we can construct it into a file, or a blob.

    This API seems to very slow when it comes to performance.
    In the Desktop app, it is fast, takes less than a second mostly.

    But in Word online, it takes easily 4-5 seconds even for an empty document. And in our testing for files with more content it took 10-20 seconds.
    So to improve performance, i was trying to request all slices at once, instead of waiting for first one to be returned and then…

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  7. 3 votes
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  8. Enable adjustment of paragraph width in Outline View of Word

    In Outline View text automatically wraps after about 40 characters (12 pt) at Outline Level 1, but only about 25 characters at Level 6. This is very inconvenient for writing lengthy manuscripts with many Levels, because the text wraps so frequently in the higher Outline Levels that text is squished into a long narrow column, which makes it difficult to scroll through the document. Please enable adjustment of the point at which text wraps in Outline View, so it is possible to fit more words per line in higher Levels. (A quick fix is to reduce the font size, but…

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  9. Display images in Outline View of Word

    Word only allows images to be displayed in Print and Web views but not Outline or Draft.

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  10. Create an event to know when content control is selected in word online.

    I am trying to create an event to know what content control is selected. Alex Jerabek told me that "onSelectionChanged" could be useful but it is still in BETA. So I would like to ask you implement these events and release them.
    Thank you very much for your time.

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  11. Auth0

    An updated version of the Office-Add-in-Auth0 located at https://github.com/OfficeDev/Office-Add-in-Auth0, would be much appreciated.

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  12. add mail merge to online ms office word

    It will be wonderful if the online version MS Office can add the mail merge function to link with word and excel file.

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  13. Correctly Order Textboxes in Document Layout by Position

    When users insert content controls and the ordering of them matters, the OfficeJS API does not correctly order them if one is present within a textbox. The visual ordering appears to have no effect on the order in which OfficeJS reads content controls when there is one within textbox.

    Example:
    Inserting a Numerical Citations


    1. User inserts a citation

    2. User moves to next line and inserts a textbox

    3. Users inserts a citation within said textbox.

    4. Check the ordering as they are read by OfficeJS and see it is inconsistent with the visual ordering on the document.

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  14. Look again at what people actually do in Word...

    Just read "Build your first Word task pane add-in". I'd like to suggest that before you start giving developers examples of what one can do with Yeoman and Javascript, that you actually analyze what people use Word for right now.

    For the desktop version of Word, where most power users live, applying a style then changing the font is a ludicrous example of automating Word. This is also true of any advanced automation in Excel, too. That you think javascript as it is now being promoted can compete with the power of .net, or better still, vba, is cute. But…

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  15. 2 votes
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  16. easy symbol enter

    Hi. im looking for addon similiar to the program "Mathmatica" where you can press esc and, " , appears then you enter, sigma then esc and you typed the sigma symbol, its easy too fund symbols that way. now you have to look for it or google alt code

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  17. Making the document read only

    Is it possible to make a document read only for specific users, through the add-in?
    Currently, we can put the content inside a content control, and set cannotEdit and cannotDelete to true.

    But this will set it for all the users, is there any way for it to be set only for current user viewing the document.

    Or If we have the ability to perform document share action in the addin, then we can set which users can edit the document and cannot.

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  18. Method to update fields

    Hello,
    please add a method that can update all fields in the document, just like F9-Shortcut does.

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  19. Ability to get shareable URL of the Document, using which other users can Open it online

    Currently we can only get the document download URL using Office.content.document.url.

    We can kinda convert this URL to open it on online version, if we can split it into 2 parts to something like -
    [site URL + Library location]/_layouts/WordViewer.aspx?id=[document path]
    This method is tricky because, we don't exactly know, which part of the URL is their site URL and which is the Document path.
    Also this solution seems to be sharepoint/onedrive specific.
    Also it doesn't take you to the editor page, it goes to an intermediate page where user has to choose to edit in browser or desktop editor.

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  20. Переводчик в Word

    Предлагаю встроенный Word переводчик, чтобы путем выделения текста можно было осуществить перевод документа в текстовом формате .doc

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