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  1. Content control support in Word Online

    I've posted about this here:
    http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/office/forum/officeonline-word_online/content-control-support-in-word-online/0f33ba70-9fe0-4990-9f09-db5ce7f3a8c7?tm=1460747722010

    The JavaScript API provides a lot of functionalities around Content Controls, so I don't really understand why these are not supported in Word Online.

    Will we have this support eventually? Do we have any estimated date for that?

    67 votes
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    10 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Get online editor url in Word Online add in

    I would be nice to have a way to get online editor url for a document in order to be able to share to others this url through the word add in

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  3. Open new from template from Office Add-in

    The functionality to open a new document from a template from the task pane add-in. Something like a setFileAsync instead of getFileAsync or open a new word file with the new document from the template.

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

    Thank you for your feedback! We really appreciate it.

    For this functionality, we suggest you try one of the following options:

    1: range.insertFileFromBase64 – With this, you can insert a doc into an existing documents.

    2: application.createFIle (in conjunction with document.open) – Check this out: https://github.com/OfficeDev/office-js-docs/blob/WordJs_1.3_Openspec/reference/word/application.md.

    We’re closing this suggestion as completed. If those options do not work for you, please do not hesitate to reach out to us. We’ll be happy to help you.

    Thanks!
    Office Extensibility Team

  4. Allow Settings to be persisted in Word Online Documents too

    Currently the Word Online host doesn't support the settings to be persisted via the 'Settings' Object.

    Please add support for it in word online too, as its already supported in the desktop and iPad versions of Word and in Online version of Excel and PowerPoint.

    Documentation Link
    https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/fp142179.aspx

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    Regards
    Shiva Saxena

    15 votes
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  5. Lock Content Control

    It would be great if locking mecanism for bound content controls is added to Office API. In VSTO this is possible, but not with javascript api.

    There are cases where we'd like to fetch content from Internet and put in document, but don't want to users edit that content.

    Thanks.

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  6. 3 votes
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  7. Task Pane for Word - Provide a provision to load document content in binary format from server

    Extend office.js api to allow task pange apps to load document content in binary format from server. At present, it allows either Text or OOXML coercion types only.

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  8. Enable Task Pane Apps from Word Online

    Task pane apps are currently available for Excel and PowerPoint online, but not for Word online. We have a task pane app that runs in Word 2013 to enable users of our web application to add meeting minutes to a document. We have a similar Google Docs add-on. Currently the Google Docs add-on is superior because it enables the user to add the minutes in their browser, whereas for Word the user must first load the document from Office 365/SharePoint and then choose to open in Word desktop before they can add minutes using the Task Pane app. This makes…

    41 votes
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  9. Extend Office.js api to allow Task Pane apps more control of document content

    Some other useful additions to the Office.js api if possible are functions created to make the following available:

    Get the url/file path of the current document

    Manipulate text ranges in the document

    Get the word under the caret position

    Get all document contents

    If any of these are implemented this would enable us to create a much richer experience for the users of our Education Technology apps.

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    6 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Gavan, thanks for your feedback! We’re happy to report that all of your original API requests are now available in the Word JS API. Juan Balmori has provided code snippets for these APIs in the comments. Please check it out and give us feedback.

    Regarding the new ideas you’ve asked for in the comments, we request that you please create individual items for each API or feature request in UserVoice. That’ll help us track the requests more efficiently.

    Here’re the requests, for your reference:

    Ability to save the current document to a specific location
    Ability to open a file
    Ability to print:
    to a specific printer
    in a specific page format
    to specific trays

    Thanks!
    Office Extensibility Team

  10. Create a new Word Online document

    Add a function in Office.js to create a new Word online document to the logged in user's OneDrive account.

    This call would utilize the code behind the "+new" button in OneDrive by generating a new Word Online document in the top level folder location.

    Also add the ability to append content to this new document.

    Finally add the ability to open this document.

    e.g Pseudocode:

    // Create a document in memory:
    var doc = WordOnline.Create();

    //Insert paragraph
    doc.InsertParagraph("This is my first paragraph");

    //open document
    doc.Launch();

    This would be of great benefit to educational task pane apps for creating specific lesson…

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  11. 3 votes
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