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  1. 1 vote
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  2. GRAPH API ReadWrite Group Calendar for application permission mode

    We would like to use GRAPH API to modify a O365 Group Calendar with the Application permission mode.
    Currently there is no way to give the application mode permission to interact with the group calendar.

    12 votes
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  3. Add option to send chat message using the api (not bot)

    send usr to user chat message (no chanell) via api\dsk

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  4. Update Excel 2016 Volume license customers to a version that supports the latest Office.js version

    Excel 2016 customers with volume licenses are locked to version 16.0.4266.1001 which only support the v1.1 API. This leaves out very key API features such as the Dialog API. As these customers tend to be large customers with many installs of Excel, the lack of API support means that it's infeasible for Add-in developers to make use of the new API features and giving up those who cannot upgrade beyond 1.1. A significant UI component such as Dialog API cannot be gracefully worked around and therefore, it's either we use that API and drop support for volume licensed customers or…

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    Declined  ·  2 comments  ·  Add-in: Excel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Add html coercion type for excel

    Add html coercion type for excel in order to get the selected data more accurate.

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    0 comments  ·  Add-in: Excel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Dorin, thank you for your feedback! We really appreciate it. Excel Range provides formatting and values using the new APIs available on Office 2016 version. Using value, number format and range, one could construct the needed formatting information. Please give it a try and let us know what you think.

    Thanks!
    Office Extensibility Team

  6. MS Office Add-in location (URL) reset

    MS Office Add-in (web) doesn't save URL destination inside. For example 1. you add content Add-Id in your document 2. change URL inside (click the link inside it) 3. save it

    After you will open your saved document website inside your add-in will be default, not that you have reached before saving

    3 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Add-in: General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi Alexey, and thank you for the suggestion. We really appreciate it! You can achieve the outcome you are looking for by using document settings. Automatically saving the location of the webpage would unfortunately break several other add-ins that rely on the current behavior.

    Thanks,
    Office Extensibility Team

  7. Don't ignore displayInIFrame on Desktop

    UI.displayDialogAsync supports Options argument which can use displayInIFrame flag to define if IFrame is used for showing the contents.

    What I would suggest in case of Desktop is to use this flag (or enhance the option) to change the styling of the used system dialog to be as seamless as much as possible.

    Right now if you create some nicely styled page and show it in this dialog it looks ugly on Windows 7 (and probably on W8 as well) because of the borders, title bar, etc.

    9 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Add-in: General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for the suggestion. We really appreciate it! We currently use the same visual styles as the rest of the Office dialogs for a given platform. The goal is that add-ins are as consistent as possible with their host. We do not have plans to change this behavior on the dialog API, but perhaps what you need is a different UI container? For example, a flyout card or similar?

    Thanks,
    Office Extensibility Team

  8. Add ability to get selected data in Excel as HTML

    we would need to have some similar coercion type as in Word, when using the HTML coercion type, so we can get formatted text/images from a cell selection

    12 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Add-in: Excel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Tudor, thank you for your feedback! We really appreciate it. Excel Range provides formatting and values using the new APIs available on Office 2016 version. Using value, number format and range, one could construct the needed formatting information. Please give it a try and let us know what you think.

    Thanks!
    Office Extensibility Team

  9. Remove displaying the add-in URL from Security Info in add-in

    Remove displaying the URL from the Security Info popup context menu. By having access to the add-in URL I was able to go to an add-in web page from a web browser and obtain all of the add-in's source code - javascripts, css, etc. This access does not protect developers. It also allows the capability to create your own manifest with a pointer to any add-in's main page. Assuming the add-in web page is TCP sourced within Excel I would suspect having access to the router pages would lend itself to the same concern.

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    0 comments  ·  Add-in: Excel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi Eric, and thank you for the suggestion. We really appreciate it! The recommendation to protect the IP of your add-in is to ask users to sign-in to your service. You are correct that anyone can attempt to hit your web page directly. Removing the “Show Security Info” option on the add-in menu is not something we are contemplating because users and developers should have the ability to see that information if they want to.

    Thanks,
    Office Extensibility Team

  10. The community of MS Access Programmers needs answers about the Future

    I am from Brazil and use MS Access since 1996, There are so many systems doing its job in our clientes. How many we are in the world. VBA is a Fantastic tool, the cost of development is unbeatable, the time to form a programmer is so fast. Why we don't have information about the future, do a search opnion to get the results.

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    Declined  ·  1 comment  ·  Developer portals & programs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Retrieve attached files in the composer app using the JavaScript API

    In the composer app, there is no way to retrieve the attachments of the mail you are writing.

    I would be nice to have the same functionality as in read app, where you get the attachments using Office.context.mailbox.item.attachment

    21 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for our feedback! Although we appreciate your time and effort to give us this feedback, due to performance reasons, it’s not something we’re planning to do right now. We do not want to stream attachment bytes from server into client and into iframe of add-in. Instead, you can save the message, listen for notifications on send folder and then sync down the attachments using REST APIs.

    Thanks!
    Office Extensibility Team

  12. 1 vote
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    0 comments  ·  Add-in: Excel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Problem with TableBinding

    I have a situation where I need to remove all rows (except header) from table, using deleteAllDataValuesAsync function, and then I need to create new rows using addRowsAsync function. In Excel everything works perfectly fine. But when it comes to Word, in case where table has only one column, only header remains bound, where rest of the rows doesn't. In case where table has multiple columns again everything works perfectly fine.

    More details, like code and video how to reproduce the problem, you can find on the link below:

    https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/013f1b4f-f62e-475c-8a18-0778b572431b/problem-with-tablebinding?forum=appsforoffice

    30 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Possible bug BindingDataChanged event

    The problem is that handler for BindingDataChanged never triggers, after I've made some "double clicks" in the middle of the document. I provided the code and a video of how to reproduce bug in the link below.

    Link: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/52f39a88-4ecd-43c9-b506-3ee5465cdd14/possible-bug-with-bindingdatachanged-event?forum=appsforoffice&prof=required

    32 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Allow EWS GetUserConfiguration calls

    It would be very helpful to get access to FAIs like IPM.Configuration.CategoryList in a more structured manner! There's tons of other similar data goodies for various Outlook client settings that are useful for reading a user's options for various solution scenarios

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    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi Eric,

    Thank you for the idea! Although we appreciate your time and effort to give us this feedback, this doesn’t align with the general strategic vision of our product – we are focused on adding more capabilities to the REST API, so this is not something on our EWS roadmap right now.

    Thanks!
    Office Extensibility Team

  16. Provide a means of getting ALL properties of an EWS item so that an item can be copied in full fidelity

    Currently there appears to be no way to get a complete copy of an existing item via EWS, whether it be an EmailMessage, MeetingRequest, etc. Any application that need such functionality appears to be impossible to do with EWS. While it's possible to get all known properties (albeit an awful unwieldy solution - https://ewseditor.codeplex.com/SourceControl/latest#EWSEditor/EwsPostExamples/GetItem - AllKnownProperties.xml), this won't work for any custom properties, which means that 3'rd party applications will not function correctly.

    Here's a couple of examples of people needing this functionality, presumably you already know of more:

    https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/forums/exchange/en-US/36ceb734-a221-4dc9-b996-866e538b0f59/getting-to-mapi-properties-via-ews-managed-api

    https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/Lync/en-US/4e885ddc-8e4e-4d10-8030-b4eb6e42caf4/with-ews-how-do-you-add-an-existing-mail-item-emailmessage-meetingrequest-whatever-as-an?forum=exchangesvrdevelopment

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    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    Thank you for the idea! Although we appreciate your time and effort to give us this feedback, this doesn’t align with the general strategic vision of our product – we are focused on adding more capabilities to the REST API, so this is not something on our EWS roadmap right now.

    Thanks!
    Office Extensibility Team

  17. Add support for save as PDF from the Office.js for Word

    We need a way to convert and save Word-files to PDF directly from the add-in.

    15 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for your feedback! We really appreciate it.

    For this scenario, we recommend that you use the getFileAsync method to get the current file as PDF. Once you have the PDF file, you can upload it anywhere you need to.

    We’re closing this suggestion as declined. If you’ve any further questions, do not hesitate to ping us.

    Thanks!
    Office Extensibility Team

  18. Port the Excel SDK to other platforms

    The Excel XLL Software Development Kit describes an Excel-specific C API that is used to create user-defined functions and limited macros for Excel. The C API is widely used in financial and engineering application areas to create high-performance UDF add-ins for Excel. It is also widely used to provide back-end and cloud data access through in-sheet functions. The C API is further leveraged to provide an Excel extension model for other languages like Python (using PyXLL), C++ (using XLL+ or XLW) and C#, F# and VB.NET (using Excel-DNA, which I develop).

    I suggest you port the C API (or perhaps…

    28 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Add-in: Excel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Govert, thanks for your feedback! Our focus is on enabling cross-platform solutions using modern web extensions. We’d like for the add-ins and UDF to work across multiple platforms including browser in a seamless fashion with minimal developer effort to make it functional across all platforms. We think Web platform using JavaScript is the best way to achieve this goal. As such, we’re closing this suggestion.

    Thanks!
    Office Extensibility Team

  19. Enable Visual Studio 2013 for debugging word online apps

    We want to debug the app in Word Online, but when we select a browser as "Start Action", the only "Start Document" available is ""New Excel Workbook.

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    0 comments  ·  Office Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Allow Office.JS Add-ins to be deployed VIA plain HTTP/S (without Sharepoint)

    I would like the new Office.JS add-in framework to have the ability to publish add-ins via plain HTTP, without the use of Sharepoint server.

    The Office.JS framework has been beautifully designed in it's use of HTML/JS for add-in development. Unfortunately, it's usage in in Enterprise environments is strongly limited by the inability to deploy add-in manifests via simple HTTP (barring the use of Sharepoint, which is very expensive and not worth buying simply for the purpose). Since the manifests can be published via simple file share, it feels as if this is an artificial limitation that goes against the entire…

    18 votes
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