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  1. 3 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Need app to edit content, not take three clicks to launch every time

    It takes three clicks to open an app that has edit permissions in Outlook, and must be done for every new window. The new add-in platform is a no-go for us because of this. We'd prefer zero clicks (run when context met) or one click. It's hard to imagine someone writing a Mail app complex enough to warrant a three-click launch every time.

    The content app UI is closer to what we want, but doesn't allow edit permission.

    33 votes
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  3. Provide IntelliSense and validation for Add-in Commands manifest elements

    The XML-elements that create Add-in Commands don't validate (give warnings) and don't have IntelliSense. Suggest making them validate and have IntelliSense.

    10 votes
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  4. Mail app for Office 2013 - Include a provision to get email body in compose mode in outlook 2013 desktop client

    Please provide a provision to get email body in compose mode in outlook 2013 desktop client. At present, it is feasible to read email body in compose mode from outlook web but it doesn't work in outlook desktop client.

    5 votes
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  5. Provide a typescript definition file for all office javascript.

    Provide typescript definitions for outlook, excel, word and powerpoint.

    There are some available from 3rd parties but these are unsupported and well out of date.

    8 votes
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  6. Why isn't it possible to insert images from an Office app into a PowerPoint slide?

    As the title asks: Why isn't it possible to insert images from an app into a PowerPoint slide?

    The user manually have to paste images copied to the clipboard.

    Will it be made possible in the future to let an app automatically insert an image into a given place in a slide?

    More info: https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/en-US/83c817bd-28c7-43a6-9f92-15ecc55cb1c1/why-isnt-it-possible-to-insert-images-from-an-office-app-into-a-powerpoint-slide?forum=appsforoffice

    11 votes
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  7. Outlook.com

    Provide REST API support for outlook.com

    3 votes
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  8. Task Pane for Word - Provide a provision to load document content in binary format from server

    Extend office.js api to allow task pange apps to load document content in binary format from server. At present, it allows either Text or OOXML coercion types only.

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  9. Provide a Design Implementation for O365, SPO, SP2013 & Office App Developers

    When building an app for Office 365, SharePoint Online, SharePoint 2013 or Office Apps, there is one challenge many developers face: making their app look & feel like the host they came from or run within. All the hosts mentioned in the subject implement the Microsoft Modern design (http://www.microsoft.com/design/)... each one has guidelines (like sharepoint's here https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/fp179934.aspx & Office apps here https://msdn.microsoft.com/EN-US/library/office/dn324912.aspx) but what we're missing is a pack of CSS & components to make it easy to do.

    For comparison, Google's Material Design (http://www.google.com/design/spec/material-design/introduction.html) is not just a spec, but there are people implementing…

    234 votes
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  10. 9 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Add-in: Excel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi there,
    We’re happy to say that this is now possible with new Excel JavaScript APIs. Please see http://dev.office.com/reference/add-ins/excel/tablecolumn for more information. The delete() method on this object will delete a table column.

    To find even more about all these new APIs, please check out our API documentation on http://dev.office.com/docs/add-ins/excel/excel-add-ins-javascript-programming-overview or https://github.com/OfficeDev/office-js-docs/tree/master/excel.

    Thank you,
    Office Extensibility Team

  11. Make Outlook a real development platform again, and not just a data repository

    There need to be a way to extend, modify and interact will all aspects of the office platform.

    And by office platform I mean everything where any of the terms Office, excel, word, outlook, powerpoint, visio, project, .. (you get the idea) is used.

    Examples
    * There has to be ONE way to centrally (one time) add a custom form to outlook for all/some users matter if it is a local office/exchange installation or if if Office-365 is used.

    * There have to be a way to add, modify, hook and interact with the message transport, i.e. create Transport Agents,…

    9 votes
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  12. Enable Task Pane Apps from Word Online

    Task pane apps are currently available for Excel and PowerPoint online, but not for Word online. We have a task pane app that runs in Word 2013 to enable users of our web application to add meeting minutes to a document. We have a similar Google Docs add-on. Currently the Google Docs add-on is superior because it enables the user to add the minutes in their browser, whereas for Word the user must first load the document from Office 365/SharePoint and then choose to open in Word desktop before they can add minutes using the Task Pane app. This makes…

    41 votes
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  13. Allow app to delete all data present in excel sheet

    It would be good if developer could delete all the data present on excel sheet (Table,Matrix and independent text) on single call of function. In current version it would delete only table data (excluding headers) and for other things it have to been done manually by placing blank values at specific bindings. Thanks

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

    Hi there,
    We’re happy to say that this is now possible with new Excel JavaScript APIs. Please see http://dev.office.com/reference/add-ins/excel/range for more information. You can simply call getUsedRange(),delete() on the workbook you intend to delete data from.

    To find even more about all these new APIs, please check out our API documentation on http://dev.office.com/docs/add-ins/excel/excel-add-ins-javascript-programming-overview or https://github.com/OfficeDev/office-js-docs/tree/master/excel.

    Thank you,
    Office Extensibility Team

  14. Need to retrieve excel cell formatting properties

    Need the equivalent API of bindingObj.setFormatsAsync(cellFormat [,options], callback); to get excel cell formatting properties, something like getFormatsAsync().

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    Hi there,
    We’re happy to say that this is now possible with new Excel JavaScript APIs. Please see http://dev.office.com/reference/add-ins/excel/rangeFormat for more information.

    To find even more about all these new APIs, please check out our API documentation on http://dev.office.com/docs/add-ins/excel/excel-add-ins-javascript-programming-overview or https://github.com/OfficeDev/office-js-docs/tree/master/excel.

    Thank you,
    Office Extensibility Team

  15. Need method to Office API to allow changing Height of Excel rolls and Column widths

    It would be great if once could change an Excel Web app Row height, and width via code as well as being able to change Column width and height via code. Rows and Columns sizes can be changes on the client version of Office via code and being able to do the same with the Web version of Excel would be great help as our customers are asking that our Office based apps that currently work on the clients would work on the Web Version of Excel.

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

    Hi there,
    We’re happy to say that this is now possible with new Excel JavaScript APIs. Please see http://dev.office.com/reference/add-ins/excel/rangeFormat for more information. You can set values to rowHeight and columnWidth properties or simply call autofitRows() and autofitColumns() methods.

    To find even more about all these new APIs, please check out our API documentation on http://dev.office.com/docs/add-ins/excel/excel-add-ins-javascript-programming-overview or https://github.com/OfficeDev/office-js-docs/tree/master/excel.

    Thank you,
    Office Extensibility Team

  16. Add ability to create chart via Office javascript API

    Currently we are allowed to insert excel tables via office js api. However, the creation of charts based on this tables are done manually in excel.

    I would like too see the JS API be enhanced to allow creating all type of charts supported in excel online.

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

    Hi there,
    We’re happy to say that this is now possible with new Excel JavaScript APIs. Please see http://dev.office.com/reference/add-ins/excel/chartcollection#addtype-string-sourcedata-range-seriesby-string for more information.

    To find even more about all these new APIs, please check out our API documentation on http://dev.office.com/docs/add-ins/excel/excel-add-ins-javascript-programming-overview or https://github.com/OfficeDev/office-js-docs/tree/master/excel.

    Thank you,
    Office Extensibility Team

  17. add image to the types that can be added to an office doc via setDataAsync

    I would like to be able to add an image file to excel/word/powerpoint via the setdataAsync method. When in a task pane app and a user runs our report sometimes graphs or other images get created and there is no way to add that to the existing document

    3 votes
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  18. Allow deleting entire Tables/Matrix, not just their content

    The api provide us the option of deleting a table binding content, but not the table itself.

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

    Hi there,
    We’re happy to say that this is now possible with new Excel JavaScript APIs. Please see http://dev.office.com/reference/add-ins/excel/table for more information. You can simply call the delele() method to delete the entire table.

    To find even more about all these new APIs, please check out our API documentation on http://dev.office.com/docs/add-ins/excel/excel-add-ins-javascript-programming-overview or https://github.com/OfficeDev/office-js-docs/tree/master/excel.

    Thank you,
    Office Extensibility Team

  19. Create an App Store for backend exchange apps

    Create an App Store for ms exchange extensions

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  20. Add ability to import a table into excel as html from an office app.

    I would like to be able to call setDataAsync and pass in an html table that can be imported at the currently selected cell or user prompted location. Excel is very good at opening html files that contain tables and adding them into a workbook. being able to do this from an office app would be very helpful.

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

    Hi there,
    We’re happy to say that this is now possible with new Excel JavaScript APIs. Please see http://dev.office.com/reference/add-ins/excel/table for more information.

    To find even more about all these new APIs, please check out our API documentation on http://dev.office.com/docs/add-ins/excel/excel-add-ins-javascript-programming-overview or https://github.com/OfficeDev/office-js-docs/tree/master/excel.

    Thank you,
    Office Extensibility Team

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