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  1. Add support for webhook at site collection level inclusive of events in sub sites etc.

    Customer want Office 365 SharePoint Online to support webhook so it can push events to 3rd party security vendors to perform real-time inspection on the files go to SharePoint online.

    The subscription for SharePoint can only be hooked to drive level. We need to create subscription for every drive in every site or subsite. This is a bad solution for our production.

    Early we use Event Receiver in CSOM API. We can add event receiver to the site collection and all the sites/sub-sites in this site collection will be hooked. We can get the file events and protect the user’s…

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      1 comment  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add timestamps to events received via web-hooks

      Please could you add a timestamp showing the time an event was generated. Currently you have the following:

      ```
      {
      "value": [
      {
      "subscriptionId":"<subscription_guid>",
      "subscriptionExpirationDateTime":"2016-03-19T22:11:09.952Z",
      "clientState":"secretClientValue",
      "changeType":"created",
      "resource":"users/{user_guid}@<tenant_guid>/messages/{long_id_string}",
      "resourceData":
      {
      "@odata.type":"#Microsoft.Graph.Message",
      "@odata.id":"Users/{user_guid}@<tenant_guid>/Messages/{long_id_string}",
      "@odata.etag":"W/\"CQAAABYAAADkrWGo7bouTKlsgTZMr9KwAAAUWRHf\"",
      "id":"<long_id_string>"
      }
      }
      ]
      }
      ```

      But adding a timestamp would help us order events accurately. Something like..

      "createdAt" : "2016-03-19T22:11:09.952Z"

      would be very helpful! Thanks.

      10 votes
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        3 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Graph API: Add OData $filter support for Planner Tasks (e.g. /me/planner/tasks)

        Currently it's not possible to filter tasks using the Microsoft Graph REST endpoints for Planner.

        E.g. this does NOT work, but should:

        https://graph.microsoft.com/beta/me/planner/tasks?$filter=percentComplete eq 0

        Currently the filter parameter will be ignored, all tasks are returned instead.

        20 votes
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          1 comment  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Support HiddenFromAddressListsEnabled property on Groups

          If want to hide o365 Group using HiddenFromAddressListsEnabled property from Outlook and discovery, the Graph still returns all "hided" Groups. Could you at least return that property with Groups data so we can hide certain Groups withing our apps?

          https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/mt238274(v=exchg.160).aspx

          121 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Issue with allowExternalSenders property in groups

            I saw that setting allowExternalSenders property through POST/PATCH method is currently not working with v1.0 and beta. Do you plans for making it work any time soon? It is very tedious to set it manually through the UI.

            9 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Fill Users DisplayName in /planner/Tasks

              If you are requesting the Graph-explorer with the following URL:
              https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/me/planner/tasks

              The following result is given:
              {
              "@odata.context": "https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/$metadata#Collection(microsoft.graph.plannerTask)",
              "@odata.count": 1,
              "value": [
              {
              "@odata.etag": "W/\"JzEtVGFzayAgQEBAQEBAQEBAQEBAQEBASCc=\"",
              "createdBy": {
              "user": {
              "displayName": null,
              "id": "fc03bc43-b0ed-4b7d-bc59-8488a77420f4"
              }
              },
              "planId": "RVBp6oJJt0K5f6Lq42zBK2UAA-Rs",
              "bucketId": "1m6FwcAAZ0eW5J1Abe7ndWUAJ1ca",
              ........

              The problem is, that the "displayName" in the User Object in createdBy or completedBy is always null.

              Please fill the displayName Property of the User Objects.

              Thanks

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                0 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Allow filter on target of a navigation collection for users and groups

                Enable filtering and casting on the target for a navigation collection. For example "get the users that are members of a group, even though the group contains users, groups and service principals. Additionally allow me to do things like find all the members of this group that are in "sales" department.

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                  0 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Support custom colors for highlightColor in Word

                  It seems that setting `font.highlightColor` only supports couple of basic colors even though the docs don't explicitly mention any limitations. Any other color used seems to be converted to closest basic color.
                  This is quite limiting especially that the basic Word highlight colors are mostly dark and very unsuitable for highlighting black on white text.

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                    0 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • GraphQL API for the Microsoft Graph

                    Facebook's GraphQL is the perfect API solution for the Microsoft Graph. I highly encourage you to implement this, since it would improve development for React apps.

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                      7 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow Office.js api to save documents as read only

                      I posted this question @ http://stackoverflow.com/questions/39919312/office-js-saving-word-document-as-read-only

                      And got the answer that it's not currently possible.

                      Basically my problem is that I would like the word document to match what the pdf is like in our service. It could get confusing for the user if he thinks he can add text to the word document since it will NOT get updated at our end.

                      26 votes
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                        3 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Protect against copy to clipboard

                        In order for protected content to be displayable in Word as part of a larger (unprotected) document, Copy of some document regions must be prevented. This is possible today with VSTO Add-Ins, by reacting to selection changes and clearing the selection when necessary, impossible with the current Javascript API.

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                          0 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Provide VSTO's DocumentBeforeSave event

                          This is necessary to implement app-dependent document content protection

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                            1 comment  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Adding Field Codes for Word Using Word Javascript API

                            I want to add field codes using word JavaScript API. I checked the API documentation but I found nothing regarding this. It would be great, if there a possible way to do this through the API.

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                              2 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Get all Styles in Office 365 Word Document

                              With office 365 word add-in development it is not possible to get all existing styles in a word document using word JavaScript API with as strongly type object of the API. The only way is using ooxml document. But the problem is this ooxml file size depend on the size of the word document. For an example, for 4-5 simple word paragraphs, ooxml size is nearly 13-15 pages. So it is very difficult to process styles in a large document using this ooxml. In VB and VBA, we can get all used styles through the API. So could you please…

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                                1 comment  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • content control mapping to customxmlnode

                                I would like to be able to insert a control container with the selected text and with a mapping to a new customXMLNode (created by me)

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                                • Need Word API extended to support "ShowHiddenText" functionilty like found on the Desktop

                                  Need Word online API to support "ShowHiddenText" in similar way performed with Word desktop method to support "ShowHiddenText"

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                                    0 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Linked images using <img> tags in Word desktop don't roundtrip to Word Online

                                    I'm developing an add-in for Word 2016 and online Word.

                                    In it, on the desktop version of Word, if I insert html content using document.setSelectedDataAsync with an image tag and URL to an image on our server, the image displays on the desktop version of Word. If I save the same file to OneDrive and show it on the online version of Word, the image does not display. If I wrap the image in an <a> tag with a link, the link shows up when I hover over the image in the online version of Word, but the image never…

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                                    • Allow access to page margins

                                      Currently there is no direct way to access page margins in the Word JS API. If I want to insert a new document into the file, it maintains the page margins of the current document.

                                      39 votes
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                                      • Access and manipulate non-rich text content controls

                                        Currently I can only access non rich text content controls via ooxml. This is very cumbersome and error prone. It would be great if I could access items in dropdowns, checkbox values, or comboboxes without having to add the functionality in parsing ooxml.

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                                        • Use Office Add-ins (js) to import Mail Merge Data

                                          My scenario is that I am creating a dataset in an office js task pane which I would like to feed into the native mail merge data source, this is available in the VSTO version of Office add ins by using the ActiveDocument.MailMerge.OpenDataSource(@path) method.

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