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  1. Remove Changes Made by the Javascript API for Office from the Undo Stack

    I'm developing an app for Excel 2013. I have a binding, and I have an event tied to when text is updated in the binder. Text being updated fires the event which updates my sidebar app. This update causes my app to update a hidden column of 1s and 0s to control my conditional formatting, to highlight and unhighlight rows.

    The problem that I'm running into is that I have lost the ability to use the Undo command. When I update a cell, the app instantly updates the conditional highlighting control column. I then can't update the change that I…

    9 votes
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  2. Want to open the developer reference directly from Excel developer

    Hi,
    I want to open the developer reference directly from excel developer when it is open.
    Is there a way to do so by clicking only on the help (blue) button?
    Should I put the file I downloaded in a specific folder or do anything else?

    Fabio Perna
    mailto:engfabioperna@gmail.com

    1/9/15 - Dev Docs Shield Team - This is a feature request (and a pretty trivial one at that).

    2 votes
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  3. create a Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity category in Seller Dashboard.

    PlanBcp is a disaster recovery and business continuity planning solution that promotes using Azure cloud technology in your plans. It would be nice if the Seller Dashboard had a Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity category.

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  4. Fix bug in Outlook Folder.AddToPFFavorites Method (bug in 64bit; ok in 32bit)

    AddToPFFovorites command as documented below in MSDN seems to have bug in 64bit Outlook (where there is run-time error when trying to use it) but seems ok in 32bit Outlook.
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ff869286%28v=office.15%29.aspx

    Please fix the bug.

    See also:
    http://tree-lined3.rssing.com/browser.php?indx=3466418&item=149
    and
    http://www.edugeek.net/forums/office-software/113325-outlook-2013-automate-add-favourites.html

    6 votes
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  5. UI adaptation

    For a better integration of line-of-business-applications into the interface of Outlook it should be possible to customize the UI and the Ribbon such as using VSTO or COM add-ins development tools . So if Office. js has the functions e.g. to display custom regions in Outlook, which can be used to display web content as in action panes today, if will be a great step to migrate from existing VSTO / addin solutions to the new app model of office.

    5 votes
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  6. Let Word support web font

    I'm developing a Word App which can add custom fonts(which are not installed yet) in Word.
    My idea is that to take the Word as a HTML page by using the JavaScript API for Office v1.1 (Office.context.document.setSelectedDataAsync). With the CSS font-family setting , ex:
    @font-face{font-family:fontname; src: url('http://xox.com/font/fontfile.eot');src: url('http://xox.com/font/fontfile.eot?#iefix') format('embedded-opentype'),url('http://xox.com/font/fontfile.woff') format('woff');}
    and the HTML tag setting, ex: <span style='font-family:fontname;'>Here shows the custom fonts...</span>

    But the result is: Word accept the CSS style setting, but the web font style is not success. It still keeps the system font style.

    I suggest Word can support web font.

    3 votes
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  7. Activate mail apps in more scenarios other than read and compose

    Current the mail apps can only be activated in read/compose. It would be helpful to allow mail apps to be available at Outlook application level such as in a task pane docked to main outlook window.

    The scenario is as follows:
    I have a backend document management service to be exposed in Outlook main window all the time. So I can drag/drop email to our document store.

    15 votes
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  8. Microsoft Office 365 API Tools support for Windows Store Apps written in JavaScript

    There is currently no support for Windows Store Apps written in JavaScript in the Microsoft Office 365 API Tools: https://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/a15b85e6-69a7-4fdf-adda-a38066bb5155

    Is it going to be supported in the future?

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  9. 6 votes
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  10. Retrieve custom properties of a message/appointment from each mailbox

    Currently the custom properties stored within an item are scoped to the user's mailbox. It would be great if we could access them everywhere. For example a scenario:
    Compose form which will store facilities required for a meeting within an appointment. In webmail the receptionist could open the read form of the appointment and see all the required facilities stored in custom properties.

    Currently this is not possible, because the receptionist is viewing it from another mailbox where the custom properties are not available.

    30 votes
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  11. Office 365 json api | send emails with inline image attachments

    I send the description my team is having with the json integration with Office API 365.

    We want to send an email with inline attachments through the JSON API.

    With that objective, what we are doing:

    1. Create an empty draft message;
    2. Send the several inline attachments;
    3. Update the body of the draft message (with cid images inline);
    4. Send the message;

    What is are our issue with the API?

    We are unable to set the "ContentType" properties when we submit the attachments to the Office API 365.
    Despite the "ContentType" we send, it is always null.

    We…

    1 vote
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  12. Solve Office Activation Issues on Azure VMs

    Office installed on Azure VMs are losing their activation after a VM shutdown. This makes it impossible to create test VMs or use Office on a developer VM to develop/test/deploy(buildserver output) on Azure. Activation based on hardware assets such as harddrive and network MAC/IP combinations is outdated in 2014 and invalidates your VM images.

    65 votes
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  13. Javascript API: Trigger the AutoFormat functionality of Office

    I sometimes use use SetDataAsync to write an email address into a cell. When this is done manually, Excel converts it into a clickable link. When it is done with SetDataAsync, this auto formatting doesn't happen. If would be great if it was just automatically triggered.

    3 votes
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  14. Only fire BindingDataChange event when cell data changes

    Currently it fires on scroll or changing formatting or cell width or a bunch of other random situations. Additionally, it should probably only fire when the user actually changes something, not when I write something with the API

    16 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Add-in: Excel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your request!

    We are collecting API requirements for developing Office Add-ins in Excel, specifically for Events API.

    If you are considering moving an existing COM/VSTO/VBA Add-in to Office Add-in, or creating a new Office Add-in in Excel, and have events requirements, please fill the survey below and help us focus on the right set of events and design. We truly appreciate your help!

    https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=v4j5cvGGr0GRqy180BHbR-JHDwXr1WhPtbjLQNPOgHtUOFhNTTRVNEE5WE9VVzExOVY5Tko2V05TSi4u

    Thanks!
    Office Extensibility Team

  15. Encourage users to give feedback on each app

    At present, very few users give feedback and reviews on apps. As a result, other users are less likely to try them.

    At every possible stage, there should be a mechanism for users to rate the app - provide a number of stars and comments. That could be an email reminder or a message that comes up next time they visit the store or something inside of Office 365. The more users that give feedback, the more that other people will feel encouraged to try.

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  16. Add ability to collapse selection

    Could you add a call to the Office API to collapse the selection? e.g. removeSelectionasync()

    Our Eduction Task Pane apps work based on selections and we would like the ability to collapse the selection once the functionality we introduce has been completed.

    At present our task pane apps target Word 2013 and Excel online, though we are coming from Word Object Model desktop type applications, so making the cross over.

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

    Gavan, thank you for your feedback. We really appreciate it! Can you please explain your scenario a little bit? We now have a getRange API using which you can get the range of an object (paragraph.getRange(“start”), at the start or the end of it, and then it can be selected. Does this API help with your scenario? We look forward to hearing back from you.

    Thanks!
    Office Extensibility Team

  17. In outlook mail app Add a functionality to use EWS getrooms operation

    i have requirement where i need to get exchange rooms (like we do through EWS by using getRooms)in my outlook mail app, right now there is no such functionality where through makeEwsRequest i can get the rooms.

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  18. OneNote WebApi for On Premisis Offce Web App Server

    When developing on Premises enterprise Web applications there is a need to integrate Office Web Applications into them to provide additional functionality where data privacy is critical (for example through legislation).

    For this reason enterprises often cannot utilise Azure hosted solutions such as OneNote online, but must use on-premises servers (an example is Office Web App server which provides in-browser support for Office Applications in SharePoint).

    While it is possible to create a windows desktop application that can use the OneNote COM API provided by a locally installed copy of OneNote, it appears not to be possible to provide the…

    7 votes
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  19. I'd like to have a Task Pane or area like in Mail that activates within the View Contact view or Edit Contact view.

    In the past I've enhanced the users experience in contacts using a custom form/form region and would like to expand that to the contacts in Office 365.

    8 votes
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  20. Make the store page for each app more user-friendly.

    The front page to the new store looks fantastic, it's nice, user-friendly and very intuitive. But that redesign doesn't extent to the page for each app.

    When you click on an app, the page for each app is messy. It should be redesigned to encourage users to explore the screenshots, read the description and instructions, click relevant video, and ultimately add the app.

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