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  1. Please provide update for retail version of Office 2019 so it get latest versions of Javascript API

    There are several new features that are going to be released this year like Custom Functions or Dynamic Arrays which are extremely critical for our Addin and our customers. And those won't be available for retail version of Office 2016/2019

    Microsoft should provide at least one time update for the Office 2019 to support these features so our customers can leverage the functionality ASAP without having to wait for next retail version!

    For us it is critical thing as there are quite a lot customers preferring retail versions over Office365 subscription.

    116 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Add-in: General/Shared  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Trying to save a blob file in Outlook for macOS using javascript

    Ok so I have a Blob file that I'm trying to save on local disk (the Blob is created locally from an ArrayBuffer). The problem I'm facing is that Outlook for macOS does not want to open a FileSaverDialog or something similar to let the user save the file.

    My code is working perfectly in Outlook for Web (OWA) on all browsers (including Safari) and Outlook for Windows.

    const blob = new Blob([body]); //body is an ArrayBuffer created locally
    const link = document.createElement('a');
    if (link.download !== undefined) {
    const url = URL.createObjectURL(blob);
    link.setAttribute('href', url);
    link.setAttribute('download', fileName);
    link.style.visibility = 'hidden';
    document.body.appendChild(link); …

    66 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Support for invoking O365 add-ins in shared mailbox context in the new Web Outlook

    We have been told that support for add-ins in shared mailboxes will be added to Outlook in Q2/Q3 of 2019. Thus, we have started rolling out support for shared mailboxes in our add-in too.

    As part of this, we have noticed that the add-in icons are only rendered in the context of a shared mailbox element if the user is in the _old look_ of Web Outlook.

    Since more and more people will be using the _new look_ as default, users should be able to invoke the add-ins via the new look too.

    Please add support for rendering the add-in…

    43 votes
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  4. Default target framework of Office Addins template should be ASP.NET Core

    Currently, the default solution of an Office Addins generates two projects that targets .NET Framework 4.6.x. Microsoft should change it to ASP.NET Core. There is a way to adapt the manifest file as seem in https://stackoverflow.com/questions/53991876/change-target-framework-of-a-office-addins-project-from-net-framework-to-net-c/53993432 , but It would be great if the keyword ~remoteAppUrl could refer to another address.
    I see this might be a problem as .NET Core is optional when installing VS and might escalate to a broader discusstion.
    Also, as asyncronous JavaScript code freaks out migrating VBA (and even web) developers, shouldn't the default template be already in TypeScript (or at least be in the…

    61 votes
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  5. Support Outlook appointment AddIn on Mobile

    According to this...

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/office/dev/add-ins/reference/manifest/extensionpoint#extension-points-for-outlook

    ...Addins are only supported for message read, on mobile. Can we please have a MobileAppointmentOrganizerCommandSurface and MobileAppointmentAttendeeCommandSurface ExtensionPoint, so that we may create an addin for appointments on mobile.

    50 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Allow administrators to pin Office Add-ins

    With the preview release of "the new Outlook" on OWA, Office Add-ins are now buried in the drop down context menu in an email. Additionally, it appears they do not follow the same behavior of Outlook on the desktop, where Office Add-ins will show in the larger ribbon if used more frequently.

    According to this article, Office Add-ins can be pinned if they are used frequently:

    If you were using add-ins in the classic Outlook on the web experience, they will show up pinned next to mail actions or in the drop-down menu once you open an email in the…

    50 votes
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  7. VBA IDE Window opening too small (bug)

    Over the past few months the VBA IDE window has been opening in a very small compact window. It is happening to other developers in my company.

    I am using Office 365 (16.0.10730.20264) 32-bit

    12 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Office Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Option to Export Slides To Image And Video in Web Add-ins

    Hi All,

    I am creating a PowerPoint Web Add-in to export all ppt slides as an image and video format, To do this, I also saw the documentation from the URL "https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office/dev/add-ins/powerpoint/powerpoint-add-ins". But, I am not able to find a way to do this and it is also not very helpful.
    Can anyone please suggest a way to achieve this task?

    22 votes
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  9. Allow client-side insertion of OOXML

    Currently if you want to update an Office 365 document, the insertion of the OOXML can take a long time. From the conversation below, this is because this is a server-side request. Would it be possible to get a client-side insertion similar to the insertText method.

    https://github.com/OfficeDev/office-js-docs/issues/237

    12 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Make a tool for debugging Javascript API in Chrome Devtools

    Debugging on Mac is a pain.. The built-in safari tools are buggy and laggy. The only useful feature of volron.js is displaying console.log's.
    I want a normal developer experience on Mac!

    10 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Add-in: Excel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. PowerPoint API

    Build out the specific host PowerPoint API with near complete parity to the control that was available in VSTO add-ins for PowerPoint. We have an add-in we want to build out in the new Web Add-in platform, but can't due to the extremely limited capabilities of the current Office.js API. You've had years to work on it, at least be more forth coming with where things are in development.

    345 votes
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  12. Expose API to allow adding gradients to cells

    I am porting an add-in to Office 365. I see that gradients are not currently supported. The gradients are a key part of the functionality of our add-in (recently demoed to a number of MS execs, including Satya, Brad Smith, Rajesh Jha, and even BillG at MSR TechFest). It would be great to be able to do this soon.

    13 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Add-in: Excel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Make possible to install Office add-ins permanently to be available offline

    I frequently have to keep my computer offline for weeks, and I'd want to use add-ins I need, like ScriptLab of FunctionsTransform, without constantly reminding myself that I must not clear browser cache or trying to self-host them.
    Simply put, I need an option to install them permanently on disk instead of memory.

    37 votes
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  14. Collapsible vba procedures

    By default each procedure should only have the first procedure line (header) visible with an expand button to show all lines within the procedure. Currently a lot of time is spend scrolling through code.

    I would also like to see the two drop downs for general and declarations changed to a tree view on the left so that I can more easily navigate procedures and methods.

    208 votes
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    10 comments  ·  Office Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. 9 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Support Compose AddIn on Mobile

    According to this...

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/office/dev/add-ins/reference/manifest/extensionpoint#extension-points-for-outlook

    ...Addins are only supported for message read, on mobile. Can we please have a MobileMessageReadCommandSurface ExtensionPoint, so that we may create an addin for message compose, on mobile.

    32 votes
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  17. 6 votes
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  18. Microsoft Graph tutorials for React Native

    Provide a step by step tutorial for creating a React Native app for calling Microsoft Graph APIs.

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  19. Desperately need ITemSend event available for Outlook Desktop

    We need our add-in to respond to the ItemSend event and prompt users to select a client in SHarePoint where to file a copy of the email being sent. At moment this is only avaialble in OWA but 95% of our clients use Outlook desktop. When is this feature coming?

    6 votes
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  20. Detecting Outlook Add-ins

    We currently have a VSTO add-in for Outlook but want to write a new add-in so that we can run on all outlook platforms. However, we don't want our users to run both at the same time. Is it possible for the VSTO add-in to detect if there is a new style add-in installed and/or vice versa, can the new style add-in detect if the VSTO add-in is loaded?

    17 votes
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