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  1. 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.

    396 votes
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  2. Add "Change Tracking" API

    Need a Change Tracking API in Word.

    347 votes
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  3. 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.

    159 votes
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  4. Word js api: Add support for all content controls

    Currently only content controls of type RichText are support (see https://dev.office.com/reference/add-ins/word/contentcontrol). Please add support for other types, specially BuildingBlockGallery, CheckBox and ComboBox

    145 votes
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  5. 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.

    119 votes
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  6. Office.js support comapre document functionality equivalent to Application.CompareDocuments

    VBA COM Object model supports Application.CompareDocuments to compare and merge word documents. Office.js lacks this capability. Please support this through Office.js

    111 votes
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  7. Add bookmark Support in Word API 1.4

    • Looks like bookmark support is being introduced in Word API 1.4
    • This is currently available in Insider Preview builds and beta version of Office.js.

    Please let us know when will this be available in production

    108 votes
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  8. Extend Word Javascript api to close the editing window

    In a workflow scenario (not sharepoint workflow, something custom) where we want to have a button in a Word Add-In taskpane to close the Word Online window after saving the file. In this button we initiate a next workflow step by saving the document, initiate the next step by e.g. setting a flag in sharepoint and closing the document editing session of the user.

    This could either be an office general api or a word specific api (this is where we need it the most).

    103 votes
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  9. Wrapping OOXML APIs Needed - insertComment, insertBookmark, insertOoxmlFragment

    The API makes it very very difficult to wrap content in the underlying OOXML with additional OOXML.

    SUGGESTION: It would be great if there were a range.insertComment, range.insertBookmark that worked exactly like range.insertContentControl does! Or please give us a method to get the current OOXML fragment represented by a range. I'm trying to insert bookmarks and I've seen others trying to insert comments, around the selected text. The getOoxml() methods are great if you're writing copy/paste functionality, but that doesn't help you if you're trying to manipulate/wrap the fragment.

    97 votes
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  10. No events for standard operations like Document close, Task Pane close, Paste, Hyperlink Click

    There are no events for standard operations like Document close, Task Pane close, Paste, Hyperlink Click. Currently using SelectionChange event for Hyperlink click and Paste

    94 votes
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  11. 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.

    93 votes
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  12. Create Word Comments via Office API

    Hi,

    Could you add functionality to create Word comments via the Office API?

    I know have a proof of concept, named Feedback+, in the store where we create comments into a word document. But this has a bug. It creates a paragraph everytime someone creates a comment in the document.

    Thanks,

    JW

    84 votes
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  13. No direct support to lock document programmatically

    Currently we are adding a Content Control to the entire body and setting its cannot Edit property to true.

    This works fine in Desktop and Mac, but fails in case of Word online and iPad when we have nested Content Controls.

    79 votes
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  14. Support Regex (regular expressions) via Search javascript API

    context.document.body.search and range.search do not accept regular expressions (regex) as search patterns. The current wildcard language that is supported is far less capable. We have documents with lots of patterns that we look for via regular expressions and currently that is not possible with the javascript API. Please consider adding support for that.

    62 votes
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  15. Add keyboard shortcut

    In all previous versions of MS Word I used ability to assign keyboard shortcut to a macro. However JavaScript API for Office seems to not support this. It is so strange and unexpected.
    Unfortunately absence of this feature is a blocker for me to develop custom plugins for Word 2013 online. Could be great to have it back!

    61 votes
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  16. Set Document template and create custom styles programmatically

    In Word, allow to set the template of the document and the creation of custom styles using the Word JavaScript API. It is also currently not possible to set page margins via the API. The use case is to create add-ins which convert any user document into a standard form that is consistent with a company standards

    59 votes
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  17. Programmatically disable/hide the Ribbon menu

    We are in the process of development for Office 365 based Add-ins for Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    It would be really nice, if we could have a way to disable/hide the ribbon buttons based on some data against that particular user.

    59 votes
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  18. Provide VSTO's DocumentBeforeSave event

    This is necessary to implement app-dependent document content protection

    57 votes
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  19. i neeed persian calender in my office please make an add-in for Office to add persian calender to it

    i neeed persian calender in my office please make an add-in for Office to add persian calender to it

    55 votes
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  20. Need content Controls found on desktop Excel and Word applications to be avaiable in web version of Excel and Word

    Content controls like found in the desktop version of Excel Word need to also exist on the Web version of Excel Word and function the same. The same controls should be able to be used on the desktop version of Excel and Word and the Web version of Excel and Word. This would allow moving Excel and Word files containing content controls between the desktop and Office 365's OneDrive and SharePoint sites. The Workbooks and documents with content controls would work the same in both environments (desktop and Online). This is a critical need!

    46 votes
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    Jim, thank you for your feedback! Please note that there’s no notion of content controls in Excel. Content controls feature is only available in Word.

    Also, the content control API is already available in Word Online. However, content controls are currently not editable in Word Online, and this is currently being worked on. We’ll keep you posted when this is available.

    Thanks!
    Office Extensibility Team

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