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  1. Allow removing all the ItemChanged handlers registered by the add-in

    I am unable to unregister a previously registered event handler for ItemChanged event when the handler function is no more available in the page's scope. So there needs to be an ability to either:
    - unregister the event handler by name only or
    - unregister all the event handlers registered by the add-in

    Use Case
    My add-in has more than one web-pages and I have a navigation bar in it. So my web-pages unload when I navigate to another page. Because the Office.context.mailbox.removeHandlerAsync function requires the named handler to be a valid function, I can not unregister the handler in…

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  2. Allow PowerPoint API in VSTO to insert a field not only a datetime and slide number also a plain text

    For now Microsoft.Office.Interop.PowerPoint.dll is so limited on this please provide some new methods on text range to insert a field not only a date time and slide number

    9 votes
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  3. Custom task pane header in Microsoft Outlook addin

    There should be option to disable or hide Addin icon and title in taskpane/sidepane header?

    Or there should be an option to customize header of sidepane/taskpane like setting background image or custom font in header?

    6 votes
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  4. Add api to invoke the text-changed event on the message body in item edit mode

    Add api to invoke the text-changed event on the message body in item edit mode

    15 votes
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  5. 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…

    56 votes
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  6. Close compose mail window

    It would be very userful if we could close the window compose mail when we would like to custom a new mail creation !

    Thanks a lot

    9 votes
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  7. Provide way in VBA to know who, if anyone, is currently coauthoring a OneDrive/Office365 document

    There are certain functions and events (only tested in Excel .xlsm desktop) that don't work when a document is in coauthor mode using OneDrive/Office365 syncing. If only one person is in the file, the macros work fine. If more than one are in it and co-authoring it would be good to know so certain macros can be prevented from running that otherwise cause the "Reload document" message on the computer that didn't run the macro.
    Some of the VBA that doesn't work during coauthoring include all .FormatConditions code (even though you can manually add conditional formatting, doing it by VBA…

    6 votes
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  8. 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.

    86 votes
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  9. Fix for issue causing Split View to be disabled when using createDocument to open document with taskpane attached

    So we've discovered that when using createDocument() to open a new document, if that document has a task pane associated with it that's set to auto-open with the document, the "Split" view (under View tab) will be forever disabled. The document is in "Print Layout" mode (default), and for some reason this particular document is causing "Split" to be disabled.

    2 votes
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  10. Programmatically perform actions when an email message is received

    VSTO provides some events like NewMail/NewMailEx which gets trigger when one or more new items are received in the Inbox.

    Looks like launching of add-in based on event like new email is not supported.

    As suggested by Outlook-Add in Engineering team adding this on this forum to consider it.

    https://stackoverflow.com/questions/57144228/programmatically-perform-actions-when-an-email-message-is-received/57148464#57148464

    23 votes
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  11. Allow Graph API access to Archive Mailbox (aka In-place Archive)

    Microsoft's official documentation for Graph API access to Archive mailboxes is non-existent, and what people cobble together on public sites like StackOverflow is highly contradictory:


    1. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/52991085/how-to-get-messages-from-archived-mailbox-using-ms-graph-api

    2. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/36939501/how-to-get-in-place-archive-mailbox-in-exchange-online-using-office-365-apis

    3. https://stackoverflow.com/questions/36939501/how-to-get-in-place-archive-mailbox-in-exchange-online-using-office-365-apis

    (some say it's impossible, some possible, but suggested solutions don't actually work).

    Suggestion:


    1. If it's possible to access Archive mailboxes (not just the regular archive folder in the normal mailbox!) via Graph API, document it properly.

    2. If it's not possible, make it possible.

    Thanks!

    7 votes
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  12. OnSend for Outlook add-ins on desktop client

    Currently the OnSend feature does not work for the desktop client version of Outlook, as stated in the feature documentation (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/outlook/add-ins/outlook-on-send-addins):

    "The on send feature is currently supported for Outlook on the web in Office 365, Exchange 2016 on-premises (Cumulative Update 6 or later), and Exchange 2019 on-premises (Cumulative Update 1 or later)."

    Please enable the feature for the desktop client as well.

    34 votes
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  13. Add Azure free subscription to developer tenant

    I am not eligible to add a free Azure account to my developer tenant. Only paid subscriptions are available.

    6 votes
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  14. Excel - retrieve data validation source

    When working on Excel Add-In, specifically with Data Validation lists, is it possible to retrieve the source of the list?

    6 votes
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  15. Allow the Outlook 2016 slider to work like the Outlook 2013 slider

    Create a registry key to not have the slider act upon a cached public folder like Outlook 2013.

    6 votes
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  16. currency

    Please make the currency field work the same as it did prior to the September 2019 updates.
    The scenario,


    1. Create a custom field in an exchange public folder with the field type of currency

    2. Cache the public folder.

    3. Enter data in the currency field in the cached copy.

    4. Synch to Exchange

    5. Remove offline items (right click folder and choose Clear Offline items)

    6. Resync the folder

    7. Field value can no longer be seen in the cached public folder

    8. Inquire the field on the cached public folder and the online public folder.

    9. Field type is now PTI8 instead of PTCurrency
    6 votes
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  17. 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.

    164 votes
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  18. Retention policy in forms

    I would like global administrators have a way of adding forms to retention policies

    3 votes
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  19. Add Names from Active Directory to Spell Check Dictionary in the same tenent automatically

    The spell check dictionary for the O365 suite should be automatically updated to recognize names contained in the Active Directory for that tenent.

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  20. Make auto-sync option in access

    Access with Sharepoint.
    Please create a simple option in Access to allow automatic synchronization when reconnecting online (after editiing records offline)
    Providing there are no conflicts, tables from Sharepoint could be synced automatically, or at least attempted to, instead of displaying the yellow ribbon with a button for syncing.

    3 votes
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