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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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    3 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Provide VSTO's DocumentBeforeSave event

    This is necessary to implement app-dependent document content protection

    57 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. 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.

    91 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. 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>

    194 votes
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    8 comments  ·  Add-in: General/Shared  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. 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…

    22 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. 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.

    55 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. 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

    103 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Add-in: PowerPoint  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. 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.

    8 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. 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

    65 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. 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

    67 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Add-in: PowerPoint  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Make Outlook/Mail Universal App supporting Office add-ins

    The Universal App Mail (Outlook mobile) is definitely used a lot and is a solid candidate for being the mobile friendly Outlook client people were looking for.
    Unfortunately, the version 17.6525.42271.0 does not support office add-ins. I did not see a roadmap indicating it will be, but that would be a huge plus. Now the only mobile approach to consume add-ins is with a fallback with Outlook Web Access.

    85 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Protect against copy to clipboard

    In order for protected content to be displayable in Word as part of a larger (unprotected) document, Copy of some document regions must be prevented. This is possible today with VSTO Add-Ins, by reacting to selection changes and clearing the selection when necessary, impossible with the current Javascript API.

    1 vote
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    0 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. getSelectedDataAsync for Powerpoint shapes

    getSelectedDataAsync only return text string (if there is text in selected shape). Would be great to return more info of selected shape, perhaps in OOXML/HTML form, or at least a shape ID.

    47 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Add-in: PowerPoint  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. 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

    287 votes
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    19 comments  ·  Add-in: General/Shared  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. provide a way to access a calendar from the browser

    1) For the calendars, I would need a property similar to Event.WebLink in order to be able to access the calendar from the browser

    2) If possible, when opening the calendar in the browser, I would need to provide the calendar view (day/week/month) and the date.

    7 votes
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    1 comment  ·  EWS & Outlook APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. 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”.

    176 votes
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    Under review  ·  9 comments  ·  Add-in: PowerPoint  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. client-side ribbon manipulation

    I'd like to see the ability to register ribbon items (tabs and their children) dynamically on the client-side via my app or some tenant scoped javascript that I can register (needs to work with SharePoint Online and should not block submittal to the store). Right now the only way to register a ribbon item of any sort is to do so during the app installation which doesn’t allow us to extend the ribbon over time (either with our own service adding items or by allowing the user to add their own items via an app or whatever).

    88 votes
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    Under review  ·  7 comments  ·  Add-in: General/Shared  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Provide a feature which gives a list of all styles in Word in Office JS

    Can you please provide a feature which gives a list of all styles in word in Office JS ? This will definitely fill up the gap between Office JS and VSTO

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

    Santosh, thank you for your suggestions. We really appreciate it.

    Listing all styles in the document is a gap in the Word API and we’re reviewing this suggestion right now. We’ll keep you posted.

    Regarding the Excel suggestion, we request you open another request under Excel Addins to track this item. This would enable voting for this item individually as well.

    Hope this helps!
    Office Extensibility Team

  19. 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!

    35 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Allow edits made by Office.js API functions (setDataAsync et. al.) to be 'undone' with Ctrl-z

    Right now, an app makes changes to the sheet, there's no way for the user to undo those changes (or their previous changes).

    49 votes
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    Under review  ·  4 comments  ·  Add-in: General/Shared  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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