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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

    1,028 votes
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      59 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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

      344 votes
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        25 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Task Management API

        While reviewing the O365 Preview API I was wondering what about Task-Management. Currently there are two systems for task management (Exchange and SharePoint). Would be great to see a roadmap for TaskManagement in the O365 Story and of course get an API to easily connect Apps to consume tasks. (No CSOM required just give us REST :D)

        268 votes
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          19 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Provide FreeBusy Functionality in Microsoft Graph / O365 REST APIs

          EWS / Outlook API non rest support the ability to request Free/Busy information about users. But in O365 REST APIs this functionality has been removed.

          I know that Microsoft Graph / O365 API support suggestMeetingTimes which is helpful but when it comes to writing a scheduling application which contains displaying time slot information its nice to be able to get the general free-busy information.

          It can be done through retrieving each users calendarView but in general its not necessary to see the entire meeting detail, but rather whether the person is free or busy during a time period.

          249 votes
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            11 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add "Change Tracking" API

            Need a Change Tracking API in Word.

            204 votes
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              7 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Ability to filter on collection type properties (e.g. find all users with skill X)

              In order to, for example, filter users by a certain skill you cannot do only one REST call now.

              From stackexchange:

              "Filter on collection type properties is represented as below:

              https://graph.microsoft.com/v1.0/users?$filter=skills/any(c:c eq 'Javascript')

              However, filter on skills property is currently not supported. You can place a request in uservoice site."

              I would like support for this /any command, specifically for skills but for all queries would be great too.

              178 votes
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                6 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 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.

                166 votes
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                  10 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • provide an event to let Outlook Add-in respond to a change in the message being written (for example message body, To, Cc and Bcc lists)

                  As referred to the post:
                  https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/720a1bd6-abb9-4f75-863f-1fc33256a629/is-there-an-event-for-when-recipients-change-in-outlook-2013?forum=appsforoffice

                  there is no event JavaScript API an add-in for Outlook could use to react to a change in email message being written (compose mode).
                  For example if the user adds further To, Cc or Bcc Addresses, it would be advantageous if the add-in could react to it and display relevant data.

                  148 votes
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                    4 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Support dynamic content in Add-in commands ribbon dropdown menu

                    It would be very useful if add-ins dropdown menu could contain dynamically generated items. Now the displayed content in the ribbon dropdown need to be hardcoded even for sub-menus which limit the capabilities of add-ins commands.
                    See question on stackoverflow
                    http://stackoverflow.com/questions/36315571/dynamic-content-in-add-in-command-with-ribbon-dropdown-menu

                    115 votes
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                      7 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Allow Access to Planner using Client Credentials Flow

                      Planner tasks, buckets and plans are apparently not accessible using client credentials flow (app only).

                      I can access them using code flow authentication, but that's not my requirement (internal web service).

                      Everything else seems to work - it's just the planner stuff that doesn't (401 unauthorized).

                      Is there a workaround that doesn't require a user to log in?

                      111 votes
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                        5 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 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

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                          0 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Support the discoverability of Shared Mailboxes

                          It seems that Outlook REST APIs is providing new scopes and the possibility to request the shared mailboxes. See this question on StackOverflow http://stackoverflow.com/questions/38616499/what-is-the-purpose-of-the-new-read-user-and-shared-mail-delegated-scope-in-az/38626322?noredirect=1#comment64649553_38626322

                          The problem now lies in the fact that we cannot "discover" the shared mailbox for the end user. It means that you cannot create an application that show all the shared mailboxes for an end-user because we do not know the name/id for them.

                          91 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • 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).

                            81 votes
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                              2 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Extensions Permission

                              This affects all resources that support extensions but let’s take the User resource as an example:

                              Extending the User resource currently requires an entire User Profile read/write consent (User.ReadWrite).
                              We only want to read and write additional data that we provide to the User resource and not modify the entire resource. Users might be hesitant about consenting to Apps that could potentially corrupt their entire user profile.

                              78 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Office 365 REST API - Include Email Signature

                                I'm sending email on behalf of logged-in user in my app.
                                I would like to ability to include email signature defined in the user's mail settings.

                                73 votes
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                                  3 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Support for hiding/showing task pane through the Office Javascript API

                                  Currently, there is no ability to hide or show the task pane from the Office Javascript API.

                                  70 votes
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                                    6 comments  ·  Add-in: General/Shared  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Enable $filter on group members

                                    It's very important to be able to filter members of a group, for example to search for employees within an organization by name (e.g. 'startsWith').

                                    58 votes
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                                      2 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Graph SDK upload limit should be higher

                                      Right now the Graph SDK upload limit is 4MB (http://graph.microsoft.io/en-us/docs/api-reference/v1.0/api/item_uploadcontent). It should be at least 100mb, such as OneDrive SDK provides (https://dev.onedrive.com/items/upload_put.htm)

                                      54 votes
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                                        5 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • 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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                                          4 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add Workbook.CancelEdit or WorkSheet.CancelEdit to get around GeneralExceptionError when cell being edited

                                          It would be great to have a CancelEdit or have the Range Select / setting range values automatically cancel the editing and avoid this error which seems to have no workaround.

                                          Whenever a cell is being edited by the user, any attempt to select a different range or update values in different ranges causes the General Exception error. There is no method to Cancel the Edit (essentially just need to send the ESCAPE keystroke to the workbook).

                                          To reproduced just double-click on a cell to go into edit mode and then execution of this code fails:
                                          Excel.run(function (ctx) {
                                          //this…

                                          50 votes
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                                            2 comments  ·  Add-in: Excel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            Hi Brian. Thank you for your input, it is greatly appreciated! We’ve added this to our backlog as something we want to implement. There are many items on the backlog, so we can’t set an exact estimated time for this, but we’ll keep you posted with status updates.

                                            Thanks!
                                            Office Extensibility Team

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