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  1. Support for shared mailboxes

    Office 365 shared mailboxes are very useful. Unfortunately, they do not load outlook web add-ins right now: see http://stackoverflow.com/questions/35059067/make-outlook-add-ins-working-with-office-365-shared-mailboxes/35065215
    This would be terrific to have add-ins for such mailboxes especially for all CRMs related apps

    1,396 votes
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    84 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Add ItemSend event (so add-in can cancel email)

    Would like to have an ItemSend event in the web API just like the regular API does. Is that on the planning stage for future releases?

    424 votes
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    26 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. PowerPoint API

    Build out the specific host PowerPoint API with near complete parity to the control that was available in VSTO add-ins for PowerPoint. We have an add-in we want to build out in the new Web Add-in platform, but can't due to the extremely limited capabilities of the current Office.js API. You've had years to work on it, at least be more forth coming with where things are in development.

    389 votes
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  4. Add Office Javascript API support for resources of type room in appointments/meetings

    Currently, the requiredAttendees methods setAsync and getAsync have serious issues when resources of room type are used. I will add below my review of the three methods exposed on requiredAttendees object (picture in the link):

    http://s17.postimg.org/satnvyrz3/Required_Attendees_Calls_Behavior.png

    377 votes
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    26 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Support for Search API in Headnotes and Footnotes

    Currently, No Support to access Footnotes and Endnotes using JavaScript API. Please add support for search in foot notes and end notes.

    377 votes
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    14 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Give the VBA IDE a major overhaul finally

    It's been over 20 years since the VBA IDE was created in its present form. MS has since created a number of modern and efficient development environments. Even if the VBA environment has long been referred to as outdated: it is simply the everyday reality for the majority of professional Office developers (especially all serious Access developers). I can not imagine that it lacks capacity to MS to bring the VBA IDE into a more contemporary form.

    To insist that it would not be worthwhile to invest in an improved IDE, is roughly as if an automaker refuses any further…

    368 votes
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    Under review  ·  17 comments  ·  Office Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Ability to resize Task Pane in Online Clients

    Online Add in features need to be enhanced to have ability to resize Task Pane in Word online, Mac and IPad.

    iPad also has limited resize ability and hence taskpane resize is needed

    354 votes
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    Under review  ·  25 comments  ·  Add-in: UX  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. 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

    344 votes
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    19 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Need events for Office Web versions of Word and Excel

    The following list of events found on the client version of Word and Excel would aid in development of apps that work the same as current client addin apps work.

    Excel Open Event
    Excel Close Event
    Excel BeforeClose Event
    Workbook activate event

    Word Open Event
    Word Close Event
    Word beforeClose event
    Document activate event

    290 votes
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  10. Add "Change Tracking" API

    Need a Change Tracking API in Word.

    259 votes
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  11. Collapsible vba procedures

    By default each procedure should only have the first procedure line (header) visible with an expand button to show all lines within the procedure. Currently a lot of time is spend scrolling through code.

    I would also like to see the two drop downs for general and declarations changed to a tree view on the left so that I can more easily navigate procedures and methods.

    214 votes
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    Under review  ·  10 comments  ·  Office Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Allow administrators to pin Office Add-ins

    With the preview release of "the new Outlook" on OWA, Office Add-ins are now buried in the drop down context menu in an email. Additionally, it appears they do not follow the same behavior of Outlook on the desktop, where Office Add-ins will show in the larger ribbon if used more frequently.

    According to this article, Office Add-ins can be pinned if they are used frequently:

    If you were using add-ins in the classic Outlook on the web experience, they will show up pinned next to mail actions or in the drop-down menu once you open an email in the…

    207 votes
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  13. Support wildcards for AppDomains in Office add-in manifests to support sub domains

    Support wildcards for AppDomains in Office add-in manifests to support sub domains for example <AppDomain>https://*.acme.com</AppDomain>

    202 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Add-in: General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Allow Outlook add-in commands to be used on selections of multiple items

    Currently an add-in command will disable if multiple Outlook mail items are selected. It would be really useful to be able run certain commands by iterating over a collection of the selected items.

    198 votes
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    14 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Office UI Fabric Angular Components for Angular 2+

    Create a angular component library for the office UI fabric. There is currently a library for Angular JS and React, but not for modern versions of Angular.

    195 votes
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  16. Improve Custom Dialog

    Please improve the dialog, it should allow to:
    - set modality (right now the dialog is not modal!)
    - have bidirectional communication, i.e. to have possibility to pass information directly from dialog to task pane and vice versa.

    There are many use cases valid for both requirements:
    - when you need to retrieve data from task pane (e.g. lazy loading)
    - you have html where you fill the content, right now you need to pass them in URL which is not really nice solution.

    189 votes
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  17. setSelectedDataAsync with data type “HTML” and “Office Open XML” in PowerPoint

    Make it possible to use setSelectedDataAsync with data type “HTML” and “Office Open XML” in PowerPoint. Currently it is only Word that can use data type “HTML” and “Office Open XML”.

    179 votes
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  18. Wildcard search and MatchWholeWord search doesn't work with tracked deletions

    At present, if there are tracked deletions within a word, that word will not be found by search if either MatchWholeWord or Wildcards are turned on. This is a bug in search, but it is especially crucial to fix for add-ins.

    153 votes
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  19. Provide update for retail version of Office 2019 to get most recent Javascript API

    There are several new features that are going to be released this year like Custom Functions or Dynamic Arrays which are extremely critical for our Addin and our customers. And those won't be available for retail version of Office 2016/2019

    Microsoft should provide at least one time update for the Office 2019 to support these features so our customers can leverage the functionality ASAP without having to wait for next retail version!

    For us it is critical thing as there are quite a lot customers preferring retail versions over Office365 subscription.

    150 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Add-in: Shared APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Support Compose AddIn on Mobile

    According to this...

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/office/dev/add-ins/reference/manifest/extensionpoint#extension-points-for-outlook

    ...Addins are only supported for message read, on mobile. Can we please have a MobileMessageReadCommandSurface ExtensionPoint, so that we may create an addin for message compose, on mobile.

    149 votes
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