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  1. 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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      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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        0 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Provide VSTO's DocumentBeforeSave event

        This is necessary to implement app-dependent document content protection

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          0 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  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.

          15 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Ability to open/replace workbook with Excel JS API in a similar way Word API can with insertFileFromBase64

            We have a requirement to load a workbook from a remote source from within the add-in. User logs in, selects from a list and workbook template loads.

            With the Word JS API we can load a template remotely using an AJAX call that returns the workbook as a base64 string and then insert the response into the current workbook using the replace option. AFAIK this doesn't exist for the Excel API and we download the workbook and then instruct the user to open from the download pane.

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

              Mark, thank you for the feedback! We are currently trying to determine the feasibility both in terms of design and usability – especially in the online experience where the concept of ‘application’ is different. We will share any updates with you.

              As always, when the design draft is ready, we’ll present design for review under the open-spec branches of this repository: https://github.com/officedev/office-js-docs.

              Thanks!
              Office Extensibility Team

            • 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.

              5 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 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.

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                  2 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 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.

                  39 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  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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                      0 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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                        0 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 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.

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                          1 comment  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add "Change Tracking" API

                          Need a Change Tracking API in Word.

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

                            Ernst, thanks for your feedback, it’s greatly appreciated! There’s other items in UserVoice for inserting bookmarks and comments, so we edited this item to track just Change Tracking. This way, everyone can vote individually on each item.

                            We are currently reviewing this item. We’ll keep you posted.

                            Thanks!
                            Office Extensibility Team

                          • 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).

                            69 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • 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.

                              5 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 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

                                39 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  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 →
                                  • Allow PowerPoint Add-In to create new Slide

                                    Add support for the Add-In to create a new slide in the presentation. A possible use case would be to support the ability for an add-in to insert template marketing slides. A sales person needs to create a new presentation. The add-in pulls the latest marketing slide from a repository and adds them to the presentation ensuring that the sales person is always using the latest slides

                                    40 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Add-in: PowerPoint  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Support the Importing of slides in PowerPoint

                                      I would like to be able to provide an add-in that could insert slides into a presentation. This is a similar concept to the Word Clause library. To provide maximum flexibility to the dev I would suggest using the Ooxml coercionType. Both Get and Set would be ideal

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                                        1 comment  ·  Add-in: PowerPoint  ·  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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                                          0 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • 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?

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