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  1. Excel-JS and VBA: scan VBA project to identify all unique object model calls.

    When designing and developing a VBA the developer can be reasonably sure that all the Excel APIs that are required for the project are available.
    If the developer wants to convert an existing VBA project to Excel-JS there is currently no easy way to find out if the VBA APIs being used exist in the restricted subset of Excel-JS APIs.

    It would be extremely useful to have a tool that analysed a VBA project and produced a unique list of all the VBA OM calls.

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      1 comment  ·  Add-in: Excel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Provide FreeBusy Functionality in Microsoft Graph / O365 REST APIs

      EWS / Outlook API non rest support the ability to request Free/Busy information about users. But in O365 REST APIs this functionality has been removed.

      I know that Microsoft Graph / O365 API support suggestMeetingTimes which is helpful but when it comes to writing a scheduling application which contains displaying time slot information its nice to be able to get the general free-busy information.

      It can be done through retrieving each users calendarView but in general its not necessary to see the entire meeting detail, but rather whether the person is free or busy during a time period.

      249 votes
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        11 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Get license assignment paths like GroupsAssigningLicense property in PowerShell

        Allow retrieval of license assignment paths (shown in the Licenses blade of the Microsoft Azure Portal) like the GroupsAssigningLicense property does on license objects in PowerShell. Need to be able to determine if user's license is coming from a group licensing assignment ("inherited") or direct. Then must remove the direct licenses which have a corresponding inherited license. There's a good write-up on how to do this from PowerShell (https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/active-directory/active-directory-licensing-ps-examples#remove-direct-licenses-for-users-with-group-licenses), but the critical piece (the GroupsAssigningLicense property) is missing from MS Graph.

        With the introduction of group licensing, this feature would allow our self-service licensing app to prevent sending…

        47 votes
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          1 comment  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Ability to get username in Excel

          I'd like to be able to access the username listed under Account -> User Information in my add-in in Microsoft Office Excel 2016.

          Besides being able to customize the add-in experience and address the user by first name, having the full name would allow me to look up internal users and perform more advance functions like looking up permissions or recording their userId along with actions they perform.

          16 votes
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            2 comments  ·  Add-in: Excel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Support iOS compose in Add-Ins

            Currently (05/2017) Outlook for iOS does not support Compose Add-Ins.

            Please support iOS and give us some idea of when this support will be available.

            36 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Give the VBA IDE a major overhaul finally

              It's been over 20 years since the VBA IDE was created in its present form. MS has since created a number of modern and efficient development environments. Even if the VBA environment has long been referred to as outdated: it is simply the everyday reality for the majority of professional Office developers (especially all serious Access developers). I can not imagine that it lacks capacity to MS to bring the VBA IDE into a more contemporary form.

              To insist that it would not be worthwhile to invest in an improved IDE, is roughly as if an automaker refuses any further…

              278 votes
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                15 comments  ·  Office Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Support for shared mailboxes

                Office 365 shared mailboxes are very useful. Unfortunately, they do not load outlook web add-ins right now: see http://stackoverflow.com/questions/35059067/make-outlook-add-ins-working-with-office-365-shared-mailboxes/35065215
                This would be terrific to have add-ins for such mailboxes especially for all CRMs related apps

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                  59 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Improve Graph API for groups (teams & Outlook groups)

                  I need to retrieve some info on groups (teams & Outlook groups) from Graph API but it seems unavailable.
                  Could you please provide them ?

                  - endpoint "/groups" : return a field "lastModifiedDateTime"

                  - add an endpoint "/groups/<groupID>/drive/recent" allowing to retrieve recently modified files / folders (or support a new parameter to "/me/drive/recent" in order that this endpoint returns recent files from "groups drives")

                  15 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • OData filter 'contains'

                    When searching a mailbox using OData QueryParams I can do
                    '$filter': 'Subject eq /'Priority'/'
                    but that only matches where the subject exactly equals that... I can't find all mails where subject begins with, ends, contains, does not begin with, does not ... you get where I'm going... there's a significant lack of richness in the filtering (and because $search is generic and across a number of fields while it's useful, it does not give me the specificity I need)

                    52 votes
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                      3 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Adding SubTotal method on Range Object

                      As in VBA : for example :

                      Range("D2:E8").Subtotal GroupBy:=1, Function:=xlSum, TotalList:=Array(2), _
                      Replace:=True, PageBreaks:=False, SummaryBelowData:=True

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                        0 comments  ·  Add-in: Excel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 28 votes
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                          3 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add "Change Tracking" API

                          Need a Change Tracking API in Word.

                          204 votes
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                            7 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Expose the entire email MIME stream (whole mail ContentBytes) in Outlook Mail REST API

                            Sending REST request to Outlook Mail endpoint for messages brings back email message object with properties such as: Subject, From, To, Body but it doesn't expose the MIME stream for the whole email. Actually this is required to save the entire email maybe as eml file locally or somewhere.
                            EWS exposes this option but unfortunately is hard limited to 1MB response (for JavaScript APIs).

                            hope this option will be available soon within the REST response

                            Thank you,

                            369 votes
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                              14 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Enable Access to Excel/VBA Hierarchy in Visual Studio Mac

                              Enable Visual Studio Mac to use the VBA hierarchy.
                              This will enable VB.Net to automate Excel Mac.
                              This will provide a relatively painless, powerful migration path for VBA devs.

                              20 votes
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                                3 comments  ·  Add-in: Excel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Customization of Add-in Docking location

                                Is there a way to specify, docking the task pane add-in in the manifest or any other manner. Default is always right, but few users need that In left hand side.

                                If not please suggest any possible solution

                                7 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Add-in: General/Shared  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Office 365 REST API - Include Email Signature

                                  I'm sending email on behalf of logged-in user in my app.
                                  I would like to ability to include email signature defined in the user's mail settings.

                                  73 votes
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                                    3 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Allow PowerPoint Add-In to create new Slide

                                    Add support for the Add-In to create a new slide in the presentation. A possible use case would be to support the ability for an add-in to insert template marketing slides. A sales person needs to create a new presentation. The add-in pulls the latest marketing slide from a repository and adds them to the presentation ensuring that the sales person is always using the latest slides

                                    88 votes
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                                      3 comments  ·  Add-in: PowerPoint  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Support drag-drop capability between the browser-based Excel online and office.js task pane apps

                                      It's a big user interface improvement if a user and can and drop cells and data between the task pane and Excel. I found a way to get this functionality working in the Excel 2016 desktop client (and it's wonderful!) but as far as I can tell, there's no way to do it in the browser-based client. This means that I have to detect whether or not Excel is 'win32' or 'web' and then use an equivalent but much less intuitive menu-based interface for the 'web' case.

                                      17 votes
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                                      • Support the Importing of slides in PowerPoint

                                        I would like to be able to provide an add-in that could insert slides into a presentation. This is a similar concept to the Word Clause library. To provide maximum flexibility to the dev I would suggest using the Ooxml coercionType. Both Get and Set would be ideal

                                        61 votes
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                                          4 comments  ·  Add-in: PowerPoint  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Enable fetching VBA macros of a workbook in JavaScript API

                                          In VBA, we could use for example Wb.VBProject.VBComponents to fetch all the VBA macros of a workbook Wb:

                                          https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/aa443982(v=vs.60).aspx

                                          In contrast, at the moment, it is not possible to get the VBA macros out of the workbook using JavaScript APIs.

                                          These VBA macros, even in form of text, will enable (existing and emerging) analysis tools over VBA macros. Although such tools are not a lot (because they are hard to build), it is not impossible, and it is necessary. For instance,

                                          1) some big companies have in-house tools to inspect their VBA macros against programming guidelines, and find code smells.

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