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  1. Enable creation and editing of freeform shapes from apps. Ideally one could create a freeform shape directly from an SVG path.

    Enable creation and editing of freeform shapes (or any shape) from apps. Ideally one could create a freeform shape directly from an SVG path.

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  2. Check the getFileAsync function funcionality in Excel Online

    I've developed a very simple task pane add-in with Visual Studio 2015.
    I used the sample they have when you chose the template in Visual Studio. I changed it so I could run it in Internet Explorer in a SharePoint site. And when I click the button I call the getFileAsync function with the parameters: Office.FileType.Compressed, sliceSize: 2MG and the call back function which has a very simple console.log instruction ([as explained here]http://stackoverflow.com/questions/32078546/javascript-api-for-office-getfileasync-function-is-not-calling-callback) Yet I cannot get the console.log.. In fact, the last thing I get in the Javascript console is "Agave.HostCall.IssueCall" ..
    How can I solve this?…

    3 votes
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  3. Redesign Office Store Information Architecture

    Who is responsible for the information architecture of the Office App Store? the categories are far from helpful. They are overlapping and inconsistent. There is no hierarchy, I seldom can tell what category to use to refine my searching. They need to take a look at the commercial sites like BestBuy and create metadata that can be used to refine search results with helpful criteria

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  4. Fix the broken link for Outlook add-ins with Skype for Business installed

    This is a problem in Outlook 2013. The summary is that the "Tell me more" link directs the user to a Skype for Business specific help page for ALL Outlook add-ins when the Skype Meeting Add-In is installed. I posted full details here:

    https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/vstudio/en-US/67c50a69-2f92-43ba-8c66-160a087aa7b7

    This problem can be demonstrated with the simplest of Outlook add-ins. An example project that reproduces the problem can be found here:

    https://github.com/danAtAllworx/simpleOutlookAddIn

    11 votes
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  5. [Potential bug]Office.context.mailbox.item.body.getAsync

    This function below doesn't work, when pass the coercionType.

    Office.context.mailbox.item.body.getAsync(coercionType [, options], callback)

    https://msdn.microsoft.com/EN-US/library/office/mt269089.aspx

    10 votes
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  6. Programmatic access to C.R.U.D the PowerPivot Data Model

    Programmatic CRUD of Data Model in Excel. Previously developers had full VBA access to manipulate recordsets. All this functionality has not been taken away with the introduction of the PowerPivot Data model. Microsoft will simply be bringing back what made Excel the most popular tool on the planet ... the ability to script and automate!

    3 votes
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  7. Provide Mail App Compose appointment functionality to manage resources

    In compose app scenario there is no way to manage resources.
    1. if you open a meeting in OWA that has resources configured, you cannot access to this resources.
    2. if you create a meeing in Outlook and you add "Room Mailboxes" as required or optional attendees, OL resolve those partecipants as Resources and you can no longer manage those elements.

    54 votes
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  8. Add tooltips to Excel spreadsheet tabs

    Add the ability to put mouseover tooltips on the spreadsheet tabs in excel. This way if there are a lot of spreadsheets, abbreviations can be used so that more tabs can fit at the bottom of the screen and if a user is unsure what the abbreviation is they can mouseover the tab and see the whole name. Alternatively, the tooltip could be used to give a description of the contents of the tab.

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  9. Allow custom charts to be build on pivottables

    We are developing an excel app that uses javascript charting libraries. We are able to connect to plain data and named tables, but the office.js API does not support pivot table connections. (if it does, please let us know, because we can`t find any documentation). having the ability to connect your own chart to a dynamic pivottable is key for any Business Intelligence report environment.

    6 votes
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  10. Programmatically add an App to an Office Document

    We need a way to programmatically create add an App to an existing Office Document. The use case is to provide users with documents that already have the App attached to it instead of asking to add it manually.

    7 votes
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  11. Allow Office Add-in Manifest to be published to and hosted by a web server

    The basic request is to support Office Add-in installation from a standard web server (via http or https), in addition to the existing locations: 1) Office Store, 2) network share, or 3) Sharepoint server.

    For details about my requirements, please see forum thread:
    https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/5b8cf52b-4fa3-4fc4-8d25-caf05a442f15/can-i-host-my-addins-manifest-on-a-web-server?forum=appsforoffice

    42 votes
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  12. Mail app for OWA can get information of a contact

    i am building an app for OWA
    i want to get an contact

    and from inputted contact,
    i want to get all information as department, job Title in Exchange online

    5 votes
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  13. Token’s permissions returned by Mailbox.getCallbackTokenAsync method

    The Mailbox.getCallbackTokenAsync method should return a token having the same permissions as specified by the mail app. For example the returned token should allow to read/write an item if the mail app has specified the ReadWriteItem or ReadWriteMailbox permission in its manifest. Currently the returned token allows its bearer (i.e. a web app receiving the token) only to read an item, not to write an item.

    15 votes
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  15. Deploy particular version of App for Office/Office Add-In

    Moving from VSTO, etc. to Apps for Office/Office Add-Ins customers have expressed concern that if I (the developer) deploy an app and they start using the app that they will no longer have control over when they update to the latest version of the app.

    For instance say I deploy version 1 to the Office Store and the companies A and B install the add-in for all their employees. When I'm ready to deploy version 2, company A might be ready while company B might not. I'd like a way for companies (and ideally individuals as well) to be able…

    10 votes
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  16. Native API Access for Apps for Office/Office Add-Ins

    While it makes sense that Microsoft is trying to move towards Javascript for Office Add-Ins to easily support the multiple platforms Office is now available for, there are some things that almost every platform has available that are not properly usable from a web browser.

    For example, having access to native cryptographic functions is much better than using web-browser based cryptographic functions (for any number of reasons including security and performance). Some other examples include geolocation and file system access.

    While it may be possible to simply build in an exception for things like native cryptography (which would be very…

    13 votes
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  17. Apps for Office/Office Add-in Library for Managing Office Documents

    VBA/VSTO had different COM interfaces for managing PowerPoint, Word, Excel, etc. While it appears the end result is to give users access to the underlying OOXML (currently only available for Word), it will still be useful to allow users to navigate the schema of an Office document and do things like add PowerPoint Slides and Shapes without copy/pasting large XML blobs. Additionally, while OOXML support still seems far away for non-Word documents, the main components of this library are likely in use internally in creating the online versions of Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

    To make the point obvious, Office.js bindings…

    12 votes
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  18. Enable "Send to back" functionality for content add-ins for PowerPoint

    In my testing of content add-ins for Office I have found that the "Send to back/Bring to front" z-ordering does not work between the add-in component and other content in the slide. The add-in content is always in front of "native" content in the slide in the z-order. The z-ordering works between add-in content items. This means that you are not able to mix add-in content and native content in the slide - e.g. you can't add a text block over the top of an add-in element.

    6 votes
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  19. Possibility to read encoded files in the Office App

    Currently, its not possible to open files (encoded with a key on the PC-version) on smartphones with the Office App. You have to use another App to do that.

    It would be nice to make that work.

    3 votes
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  20. Add sort/filter capability to app store.

    Right now I get 10's to 100's of app results for a particular category. I'd like to be able to sort those results by 'most popular' (most added?), 'highest rated', cost (free/not free), etc. It's just a shimorgizboard of stuff right now, and makes me dread finding an app or building an app. I want users to find my app because it's the best (i.e. ratings), but they cannot do that with the current interface functionality. Right now my app would just be lost in the sea of other app's, so where's the developer incentive to build an awesome, low-cost…

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