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  1. Make a user friendly product that will continue to grow in symbiotic interaction with each unique consumer's needs, instead of a 3 year life

    I understand the designed obsolescence concept of marketing, but after a while, I get tired of having to compete with highly paid Microsoft programmers while I have had no computer program training since Fortran in 1975. Yeah, Keypunch. I got a D.... ! but I have worked on mainframe IRS, and SSA, and state agency programs. letter and number perfect. and can keep up with the fluid operators with better company paid toys than I have to work with living on a disability income source. It is a big sandbox, I only have one marble! :-)

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    1 comment  ·  Developer portals & programs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Automate Task Pane Insertion into Excel

    Excel Addin
    I want to insert the task Pane Addin into my excel file using Powershell script.
    We deploy add-in in SharePoint catalog and then manually insert into excel files.
    This is preventing use from getting into automated deployment.

    16 votes
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  3. provide password protection for excel and word

    Please provide password protection for excel and word , we have already protection of excel without protection

    10 votes
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  4. 1 vote
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    0 comments  ·  Add-in: PowerPoint  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. MVA courses on Office development

    It would be a good idea to categorize the courses to reflect the new features and add notes on older courses that differ from the actuality of the new developments around Office Add-Ins and Apps. Many courses still show Visual Studio 2013 and the old way to build Add-Ins for Outllook

    1 vote
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  6. 13 votes
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  7. 2 votes
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  8. Add ability to refresh a chart from Javascript

    Sometimes a chart connected to a table is not refreshed on all table changes. For sample if I delete and add rows to a table, the chart is refreshed, but after calling table.reapplyFilters() it is not.
    Please, add ability to refresh a chart on demand.

    9 votes
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  9. Allow merged cells to grow. (wrap text)

    Need the ability to have a top section with more columns than the bottom section. Merging cells doesn't work if you want a cell to be able to get taller (Wrap text).

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  10. Update Office.js on NuGet

    Been working with Excel and have been notified over the past several weeks, requests I made were updated however the last time Nuget.org was updated was 11/5/2015. Is there some other way I should be updating the Office.js scripts in my VS project? I know this isn't a suggestion but hopefully someone can comment and I can remove this.

    4 votes
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  11. 5 votes
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  12. Provide Add-Ins web hook for User login and logout/disconnect

    An optional URL could be placed in an Add-In's manifest file that would be called when the user of the Add-In logs in and logs out or becomes disconnected. This would occur automatically without the user having to invoke the Add-In. In the case of the Outlook desktop app, it would be when the user starts and quits the program.

    In my situation, I need to be notified when an email has been moved to a different folder so I can determine its new message ID, even when they haven't clicked on my Add-In's UI. My web hook could be…

    3 votes
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  13. Add a "Convert to Number" button to Excel

    There are only convoluted ways to convert many cells in Excel from text to number. Error checking won't appear soon for many cells, "Text to Columns" is not really for this, Paste Special, using functions, or macros are really not straightforward. Please add a "Convert to Number" button somewhere to the ribbon!

    3 votes
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  14. Office 2013 JavaScript API - Problem with indexing rows above 32'768 in bindingObj.setFormatsAsync

    Hello there.

    I can't mark rows with index above 32 768. I've got big amounts of data (even up to 1 milion) to validate, and I need to mark invalid cells/rows by background color or other formating options.

    There's no effect on rows above that unfortunately "small int".

    3 votes
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  15. Better parsing of require js modules in visual studio

    Require.js modules are generally anonymous functions. Example:
    define(function (require) {...}

    Visual Studio 2015 will not parse this anonymous function and provide a list of functions in the drop-down menu.

    However, if a name is provided, VS does a fine job parsing the JavaScript. Example:
    define(function x(require) {...}

    This request is to parse the anonymous functions. This small change would make Office.js development easier.

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  16. Add select all (ctrl+a) and copy (ctrl+c) inside a cell in Excel

    When a cell is in focus, allow the contents to be selected and copied

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  17. Copy named table

    There is no method currently in the API for copying a worksheet or a named table/range. It would be helpful to expose these features through the API. By copying a named table or a worksheet, it should copy all the formatting, formulas and data validations as well.

    4 votes
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  18. Host Office.js on other CDNs

    A few days ago, the Microsoft CDN (https://appsforoffice.microsoft.com) where Office.js and other libs are hosted, went down for a couple hours. It would be great if these files could also be hosted on another CDN (https://cdnjs.com/) as a fallback.

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  19. Office.js to provide support for retrieving host or domain url from add-in

    Suggestion is derived from here:
    https://social.msdn.microsoft.com/Forums/office/en-US/5c843b0a-594d-4511-b42f-7d28c79a5cfe/detecting-if-outlook-addin-is-loaded-through-outlookofficecom-vs-outlooklivecom?forum=appsforoffice&prof=required

    Office.js to return the parent URL/domain of an Outlook add-in. This is useful for knowing what Outlook web client the user is loading the add-in. Outlook Office365 vs Outlook.com.

    Certain browsers don't allow access to the parent domain due to security.

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  20. Office 365 API: Someway store minor user settings

    Some account storage that can be used by Office add-in to save account related info, like favorite list, last used settings and etc.

    Currently exist Office.context.document.settings but it's document specific, will be great to have the same but account specific.

    6 votes
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