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

      This is necessary to implement app-dependent document content protection

      49 votes
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        1 comment  ·  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.

        26 votes
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          3 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…

          18 votes
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            1 comment  ·  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.

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

                39 votes
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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.

                  52 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Need Word API extended to support "ShowHiddenText" functionilty like found on the Desktop

                    Need Word online API to support "ShowHiddenText" in similar way performed with Word desktop method to support "ShowHiddenText"

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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)

                      10 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  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.

                        31 votes
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                          2 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Access and manipulate non-rich text content controls

                          Currently I can only access non rich text content controls via ooxml. This is very cumbersome and error prone. It would be great if I could access items in dropdowns, checkbox values, or comboboxes without having to add the functionality in parsing ooxml.

                          15 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  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

                            48 votes
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                              3 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  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 →
                              • Any way to get current active page for Word document while read data (for selected text)

                                i did not found any way to get current active page while reading data from Word document using Office AddIns API (JS).

                                So while my content is to large for search then i can move (scroll) document to that page from where this text (paragraph) was selected

                                16 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • please provide option to navigate bookmarks in the word document

                                  please provide option to navigate bookmarks in the word document (office app javascript API)

                                  27 votes
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                                    1 comment  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • InsertFileFromBase64 with continious section breaks

                                    When inserting a file from a base64 string into the body with the method "InsertFileFromBase64()" it does not include continious section breaks. It uses page breaks instead. It would be nice to have those working also.

                                    3 votes
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                                    • change user document's theme with office.js

                                      The situation is we want to automaticlly add and choose specific theme for certain type of the document that has certain rules in font and size. So, can you help?

                                      7 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • navigate to a bookmark would be very useful

                                        Using office app javascript API, It would be very useful if you add an option to navigate using the bookmark name

                                        3 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Grow/shrink Word table containing ContentControls when mapped XML changes

                                          In Word, table rows mapped to custom XML part don't get updated correctly when the XML changes. The table doesn't adapt the the number of items. In other words, when the XML has X items mapped to a repeatable row, the table doesn't grow to accommodate the X items.

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