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  1. Enable single sign-on (SSO) for Office Add-ins

    The Single Sign-on API is currently supported in office.js preview.

    42 votes
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    In Preview  ·  1 comment  ·  Add-in: General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. 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

    111 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Page Setup API

    I would like to be able to access the page layout properties of the document so that I can set the print area.

    22 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Add-in: Excel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Make signature in outlook available through office js

    We want to set a different signature in the mail body from the outlook add-in. Right now altering the whole html of the mail body makes this quite impossible, especially because it is different on all different platforms. (win, mac, online different browsers)

    81 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello all.
    Just to give you a quick update: the signature APIs is now in public preview!
    Please find all the details about what APIs are released and how to use the preview.
    https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook/blogs/outlook-api-public-preview-announcement-april-2020/

    You can try the APIs both in Windows and Outlook on the web.
    if you find any issues please report them here:

    thanks and happy coding!
    https://github.com/OfficeDev/office-js/issues

  5. 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.

    203 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Add-in: UX  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. 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.

    161 votes
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    21 comments  ·  Add-in: Excel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    The API is in preview for Excel Desktop and Mac now!
    This feature is not be able to GA due to this API is not available on Excel online due to the Excel online cannot insert worksheet from the external workbook, so Team is now working on investigating on Excel online. and figure out the features that we can support now and our strategy is to build addFromBase64 for Excel Online with a limited supported feature, which allow us to GA this API. and then we will continue iterating this API to support more features

    For Excel Desktop and Mac beta preview. you could use our Beta CDN, more info on this here https://aka.ms/excelapiopenspec

    Here is a sample code snippet using the API

    https://gist.github.com/jipyua/caec8eb5fddc0f611c43a1dbb356fa2a

    key line of code context.workbook.worksheets.addFromBase64(mybase64)

    send an xlsx (base64 encoded)

    please use it and send us feedback!

  7. 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.

    144 votes
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    12 comments  ·  Add-in: General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Make O365 user identity available in Word Add In

    Authenticated O365 users shall not be prompted to login again when they want to use Word Add-In. At the moment any Word Add In secured using O365 directory need to prompt users to enter their credential again despite that they have logged in to O365.
    The goal is to provide a better user experience with this single sign on.

    89 votes
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