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  1. Allow EWS GetUserConfiguration calls

    It would be very helpful to get access to FAIs like IPM.Configuration.CategoryList in a more structured manner! There's tons of other similar data goodies for various Outlook client settings that are useful for reading a user's options for various solution scenarios

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    Hi Eric,

    Thank you for the idea! Although we appreciate your time and effort to give us this feedback, this doesn’t align with the general strategic vision of our product – we are focused on adding more capabilities to the REST API, so this is not something on our EWS roadmap right now.

    Thanks!
    Office Extensibility Team

  2. Port the Excel SDK to other platforms

    The Excel XLL Software Development Kit describes an Excel-specific C API that is used to create user-defined functions and limited macros for Excel. The C API is widely used in financial and engineering application areas to create high-performance UDF add-ins for Excel. It is also widely used to provide back-end and cloud data access through in-sheet functions. The C API is further leveraged to provide an Excel extension model for other languages like Python (using PyXLL), C++ (using XLL+ or XLW) and C#, F# and VB.NET (using Excel-DNA, which I develop).

    I suggest you port the C API (or perhaps…

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    0 comments  ·  Add-in: Excel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Govert, thanks for your feedback! Our focus is on enabling cross-platform solutions using modern web extensions. We’d like for the add-ins and UDF to work across multiple platforms including browser in a seamless fashion with minimal developer effort to make it functional across all platforms. We think Web platform using JavaScript is the best way to achieve this goal. As such, we’re closing this suggestion.

    Thanks!
    Office Extensibility Team

  3. Allow Office.JS Add-ins to be deployed VIA plain HTTP/S (without Sharepoint)

    I would like the new Office.JS add-in framework to have the ability to publish add-ins via plain HTTP, without the use of Sharepoint server.

    The Office.JS framework has been beautifully designed in it's use of HTML/JS for add-in development. Unfortunately, it's usage in in Enterprise environments is strongly limited by the inability to deploy add-in manifests via simple HTTP (barring the use of Sharepoint, which is very expensive and not worth buying simply for the purpose). Since the manifests can be published via simple file share, it feels as if this is an artificial limitation that goes against the entire…

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  4. Enable Visual Studio 2013 for debugging word online apps

    We want to debug the app in Word Online, but when we select a browser as "Start Action", the only "Start Document" available is ""New Excel Workbook.

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  5. Appointment API does not support multiple / shared calendars

    Currently, the API has no way to identify a calendar being used to create or edit an appointment. When a user has access to multiple or shared calendars, the Outlook appointment form presents a dropdown to select a specific calendar. This property is not exposed to the API so there is no way to determine within an App the context of the calendar being used. The API should be able to expose a item.calendar property which includes the same properties for the user's mailbox such as ewsURL and token for posting the information to EWS.

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  6. Make app canvas transparent in powerpoint (currently white canvas with no transparency control)

    Using content app for powerpoint template, I would like host some UI (like charts) in the app canvas. However, when a powerpoint content app is rendered on a slide, it get a white canvas and it sits over the slide content. As a result, there is no way for the app developer to overlay the canvas on the slide content in a seamless way.

    Ask: Make the app canvas transparent so that the app developer can decide the canvas background. This way the chart drawn will feel part of the slide and not out of place.

    Another ask: Make the…

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  7. Provide a means of getting the recipient NDR diag code (and other such information) via EWS

    With MAPI, you could get the NDR recipient information (PRNDRDIAGCODE, PRNDRREASONCODE, PRREPORTTEXT, PRREPORTTIME,PRSUPPLEMENTARYINFO ). This doesn't seem to be exposed in any easily accessible (non-error prone) manner in EWS. It'd be nice to have it!

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  8. Give the Same ooxml Output when using getDataSync and getSelectedDataAsync for the Text Bindings

    When I Need to format the Text Bindings contro(like color,lock control ,lock edit)l,when I use the getDataSync with cohersion type "OOXM" method the xml given by this method is different from getSelectedDataAsync ..the disadvantage of the getSelectedDataAsync I have to maualy select the binds and then it gives the XML,atleast have an option to pass the Id and return the XML for the corresponding binding control for the document...

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  9. Provide download of code samples in Visual Studio 2013 for the tutorial on developing web apps

    This is a fantastic tutorial but I would be able to learn so much more with the code samples. Would it be possible for Richard diZerega to prepare the sample files and post a link? Thanks in advance!

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    Hi! I have spoken with Richard and he indicates that there is not a set of code samples for that tutorial. As that tutorial is out of date at this point, we will not be developing one. Thank you for your interest. I hope the rest of the code samples up on GitHub have been helping you get what you need!

    Thanks,
    Office Extensibility Team

  10. Allow me to pin the Suite Bar on the side of the window

    On wide screen displays, I would prefer to have the Suite Bar pinned to the side of the window instead of the top.

    (This request is analogous to the task bar in Windows, which can be dragged to the sides as well as top or bottom.)

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    0 comments  ·  Office Store & Catalog  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for your suggestion. We are actively thinking through the Suite bar experience, and while we may not implement this feature per se, we do plan to allow additional customization experiences in the future. To set expectations, this is a lot of work (and therefore requires more time/planning/consideration), but we know that many people are asking for it. Feature announcements are always posted on our blog (http://blogs.office.com), so keep an eye out there for more details.

  11. Enhance the Excel Javascript API to be able to handle unlimited data selections

    Office.context.document.getSelectedDataAsync() is unable to handle more than a handful of rows/columns of data before it decides that "too much data" was selected and refuses to do anything. A user should be able to click the upper-left corner of the spreadsheet, which selects all cells, and then Office.context.document.getSelectedDataAsync() should have an option that transfers the data to the app in a piecemeal fashion.

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

    Grant, thanks for your suggestion! We really appreciate it. The API is only available for 2016+ clients for Windows and online, iPad, Mac platform and there is currently no plan to backport this to shared API mentioned in the request.

    As such. we are closing this request. Please feel free to contact us anytime you’ve any feedback. We look forward to hearing from you.

    Thanks!
    Office Extensibility Team

  12. Pre-production environment for Office 365 with release notes

    To allow developers to test new versions before they get pushed into Production Tenants. We have lots of problems right now with not knowing what is coming when as a App builder in the Store and have to react as Tenants get upgraded. It would make us more confident if we were able to know whats coming when.

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