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  1. Deprecate localisation of Excel function names

    Many ages ago someone in the USA got the *GREAT* idea to localize the names of Excel functions. She probably wanted to please international users from all over the world: why a user from Czechoslovakia should learn a new term "SUM"when he knows "SUMA" from school... And why the foreigner should learn "VALUE" when he knows "HODNOTA" in his language. Well so far so good. But the Czech guy says and writes word "text" exactly the same as his English colleague. God knows why she (the MS person in America) suddenly translated the function "TEXT" as "HODNOTA.NA.TEXT" in the Czech…

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    0 comments  ·  Add-in: Excel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Allow SP.UserCustomAction to be publish in the Office Store

    Microsoft Office Store dont allow to publish SharePoint App with Full-permission, but there is the need from Site Administrators to extend the Out of the box functionalities such us
    SP.UserCustomAction object (sp.js)
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/jj245920.aspx to the Site Administrators be able to add custom Actions/Ribbons and Script to their business in the Host Web Site.
    If this option can be done from the App Web to Host Web will avoid SharePoint Solution instalation "WSP" in Farms, the complexity of XML will be reduced and eficiency will increase (hours spent by Dev can be reduce in minutes)
    App example: http://aaclage.blogspot.ch/2014/06/sharepoint-app-processlynx-custom.html

    It is possible…

    75 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Office Store & Catalog  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. On Office App store search results page, show Provider field in app details.

    On the search result page for Office Apps, show the provider field of each App.

    e.g. https://store.office.com/search.aspx?productgroup=SharePoint&catfltr=6&category=Editor%2527s%2BPicks

    Can't tell which apps are made by Microsoft and which ones are made by which partner.

    1 vote
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    Under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Office Store & Catalog  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Over a certain threshold return a URL to download the Attachment contents

    Instead of returning an enormous base64 string in JSON that has to be streamed by some event-based json parser, make things easy.

    For under 32K inline it
    For over 32k provide an endpoint

    response could be (inline)

    {
    inline: true
    content: (base64)

    }

    or not inline

    {
    inline: false
    content: 'http:xxxx/streamingservice.com/attachments/3293929349d"

    7 votes
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    Under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Office Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Merge Apps for Office and Sharepoint API (Ewa namespace) and Office 2013 JS API

    Is there a reason why you would not provide a common base for the two API's?
    The Ewa namespace offers a lot of functionality requested in many ideas related to the Offie 2013 API - it seems you already have the code and the interface in the Ewa namespace ?

    7 votes
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    Under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Add-in: General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Methods for protecting and unprotecting changes in Word, Excel and Powerpoint documents using Office Web API

    Need for protecting and unprotecting Word, Excel and PowerPoint content that is open, saved or closed when using the Office Web apps. Using Office Web API there needs to be events that can be caught related to opening, saving and closing these types of files using Office Web apps and content protected or unprotected by password.

    72 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Add-in: General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Give Roadmap for App for Office JavaScript API

    I would be very interested to understand where you are going with the JavaScript API. I think it is a very good venue. However, it still is very rudimentary compared to the traditional C# or VBA API’s. There are still fundamental lacks (talking about Excel) such as:
    - Get address of bindings (e.g. info compared to =cell() function)
    - Get cell formula instead of value from a given matrix binding
    - Trigger range based recalculations
    - Evaluate function for computing a formula
    - Get more context (User context) e.g. for accessing external data (>> rights and roles management)
    - And…

    64 votes
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    Needs more information  ·  9 comments  ·  Add-in: General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. is there a "Contact apps for Outlook" for Office365?

    is there a "Contact apps for Outlook" for Office365?

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  9. Implement office app for Visio ?

    Apps for Excel, Word, PowerPoint are available but for the moment there isn't the possibility to develop an app for Visio. Why ?

    43 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Office Store & Catalog  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Allow Mail Apps to add custom email format address to new mail item "To" list

    Extend the mailitem.to.addAsync() method to accept the custom email formats i.e 'Kiran123@/CO=OT' or.'RFAX:KIRAN@/FN=111/VN=1111' etc.
    Currently "Office.cast.item.toMessageCompose(item).to.addAsyc()" method is not accepting any custom email address. It is throwing the following error message.

    "No valid recipients were provided"

    4 votes
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    Under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Add SlideSelectionChanged event for Powerpoint in the JavaScript API

    The JavaScript API for Office should be enhanced so developers have an event notifying if the current slide in the normal / edit mode is changed. This would allow for more contextual user interaction.

    38 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Add-in: PowerPoint  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Enable Apps for Word, Excel and PowerPoint in Office Web Apps

    Apps for Office only run client side for Word, Excel and PowerPoint. OWA should support them as well.

    13 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Allow Excel, Powerpoint and Word to send images as an object

    Enhance the Office JS API to allow apps to send the selected user image as an object.

    15 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Add-in: UX  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. "Update Available" Badges on SiteContents

    It's a pain to identify manually all Apps that are currently offering an update. Users should see a badge on the App Launcher as soon as an update is available.

    5 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Office Store & Catalog  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Allow Excel to detect cells with functions

    Enhance the Office JS API to allow Excel to warn/prevent writing on cells with functions insde

    4 votes
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  16. Remove App version field from office store submission form

    Currently when you submit an app to office store, you have to enter app version, this has to match the version defined in manifest, this seems redundant to me, can we remove this field from the submission form. App manifest describes the version of the app and having to enter it again during submission seems redundant to me additionally the app validation fails when they don't match, don't believe this is called out anywhere in policy, I could be wrong.

    3 votes
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  17. Allow Excel and Powerpoint to send formated tables and text

    Enhance the Office JS API to allow apps to keep the format information while sending a selected table or text (as Word does when selecting a text)

    3 votes
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  18. Excel Apps - Enable Data validation support

    Data Validation support is a key feature requirement for using Office Apps for OLTP systems.
    The main idea is to fill the gap between VSTO features and Office Apps. This will help in easy portability of VSTO based apps to Office apps.

    16 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Add-in: Excel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Provide access to app validation reports

    Currently you can only see the app validation report for your last submission, if you've had multiple submissions there is no history available. Make it work similar to windows store and windows phone seller portal

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  20. Provide Apps for Office testing guidance or samples

    I am prototyping a task pane app for Apps for Office. I intend to deploy this on the desktop version of Excel as well as Excel Online in various browsers (IE, chrome, firefox). Currently, I am unsure of the proper way to test the interaction of my task pane App with the Excel spreadsheet. For instance, when my app inserts a table into the Excel Spreadsheet, what tool should I use to verify that a table was inserted into the sheet. For the desktop version of Excel, Coded UI seems usable. However, for online versions of Excel, it is does…

    4 votes
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