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  1. Only fire BindingDataChange event when cell data changes

    Currently it fires on scroll or changing formatting or cell width or a bunch of other random situations. Additionally, it should probably only fire when the user actually changes something, not when I write something with the API

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

    Thank you for your request!

    We are collecting API requirements for developing Office Add-ins in Excel, specifically for Events API.

    If you are considering moving an existing COM/VSTO/VBA Add-in to Office Add-in, or creating a new Office Add-in in Excel, and have events requirements, please fill the survey below and help us focus on the right set of events and design. We truly appreciate your help!

    https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=v4j5cvGGr0GRqy180BHbR-JHDwXr1WhPtbjLQNPOgHtUOFhNTTRVNEE5WE9VVzExOVY5Tko2V05TSi4u

    Thanks!
    Office Extensibility Team

  2. Encourage users to give feedback on each app

    At present, very few users give feedback and reviews on apps. As a result, other users are less likely to try them.

    At every possible stage, there should be a mechanism for users to rate the app - provide a number of stars and comments. That could be an email reminder or a message that comes up next time they visit the store or something inside of Office 365. The more users that give feedback, the more that other people will feel encouraged to try.

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    Under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Developer portals & programs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Add ability to collapse selection

    Could you add a call to the Office API to collapse the selection? e.g. removeSelectionasync()

    Our Eduction Task Pane apps work based on selections and we would like the ability to collapse the selection once the functionality we introduce has been completed.

    At present our task pane apps target Word 2013 and Excel online, though we are coming from Word Object Model desktop type applications, so making the cross over.

    26 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Gavan, thank you for your feedback. We really appreciate it! Can you please explain your scenario a little bit? We now have a getRange API using which you can get the range of an object (paragraph.getRange(“start”), at the start or the end of it, and then it can be selected. Does this API help with your scenario? We look forward to hearing back from you.

    Thanks!
    Office Extensibility Team

  4. In outlook mail app Add a functionality to use EWS getrooms operation

    i have requirement where i need to get exchange rooms (like we do through EWS by using getRooms)in my outlook mail app, right now there is no such functionality where through makeEwsRequest i can get the rooms.

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    0 comments  ·  Office Store & Catalog  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. OneNote WebApi for On Premisis Offce Web App Server

    When developing on Premises enterprise Web applications there is a need to integrate Office Web Applications into them to provide additional functionality where data privacy is critical (for example through legislation).

    For this reason enterprises often cannot utilise Azure hosted solutions such as OneNote online, but must use on-premises servers (an example is Office Web App server which provides in-browser support for Office Applications in SharePoint).

    While it is possible to create a windows desktop application that can use the OneNote COM API provided by a locally installed copy of OneNote, it appears not to be possible to provide the…

    7 votes
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    Under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Add-in: OneNote  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Make the store page for each app more user-friendly.

    The front page to the new store looks fantastic, it's nice, user-friendly and very intuitive. But that redesign doesn't extent to the page for each app.

    When you click on an app, the page for each app is messy. It should be redesigned to encourage users to explore the screenshots, read the description and instructions, click relevant video, and ultimately add the app.

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    Under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Office Store & Catalog  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Allow SP.UserCustomAction to be publish in the Office Store

    Microsoft Office Store dont allow to publish SharePoint App with Full-permission, but there is the need from Site Administrators to extend the Out of the box functionalities such us
    SP.UserCustomAction object (sp.js)
    http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/jj245920.aspx to the Site Administrators be able to add custom Actions/Ribbons and Script to their business in the Host Web Site.
    If this option can be done from the App Web to Host Web will avoid SharePoint Solution instalation "WSP" in Farms, the complexity of XML will be reduced and eficiency will increase (hours spent by Dev can be reduce in minutes)
    App example: http://aaclage.blogspot.ch/2014/06/sharepoint-app-processlynx-custom.html

    It is possible…

    75 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Office Store & Catalog  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. On Office App store search results page, show Provider field in app details.

    On the search result page for Office Apps, show the provider field of each App.

    e.g. https://store.office.com/search.aspx?productgroup=SharePoint&catfltr=6&category=Editor%2527s%2BPicks

    Can't tell which apps are made by Microsoft and which ones are made by which partner.

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    Under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Office Store & Catalog  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Merge Apps for Office and Sharepoint API (Ewa namespace) and Office 2013 JS API

    Is there a reason why you would not provide a common base for the two API's?
    The Ewa namespace offers a lot of functionality requested in many ideas related to the Offie 2013 API - it seems you already have the code and the interface in the Ewa namespace ?

    7 votes
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    Under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Add-in: General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Methods for protecting and unprotecting changes in Word, Excel and Powerpoint documents using Office Web API

    Need for protecting and unprotecting Word, Excel and PowerPoint content that is open, saved or closed when using the Office Web apps. Using Office Web API there needs to be events that can be caught related to opening, saving and closing these types of files using Office Web apps and content protected or unprotected by password.

    72 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Add-in: General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. is there a "Contact apps for Outlook" for Office365?

    is there a "Contact apps for Outlook" for Office365?

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    Needs more information  ·  1 comment  ·  Add-in: General  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Implement office app for Visio ?

    Apps for Excel, Word, PowerPoint are available but for the moment there isn't the possibility to develop an app for Visio. Why ?

    43 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Office Store & Catalog  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Allow Mail Apps to add custom email format address to new mail item "To" list

    Extend the mailitem.to.addAsync() method to accept the custom email formats i.e 'Kiran123@/CO=OT' or.'RFAX:KIRAN@/FN=111/VN=1111' etc.
    Currently "Office.cast.item.toMessageCompose(item).to.addAsyc()" method is not accepting any custom email address. It is throwing the following error message.

    "No valid recipients were provided"

    4 votes
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    Under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Add SlideSelectionChanged event for Powerpoint in the JavaScript API

    The JavaScript API for Office should be enhanced so developers have an event notifying if the current slide in the normal / edit mode is changed. This would allow for more contextual user interaction.

    38 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Add-in: PowerPoint  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Enable Apps for Word, Excel and PowerPoint in Office Web Apps

    Apps for Office only run client side for Word, Excel and PowerPoint. OWA should support them as well.

    13 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Allow Excel, Powerpoint and Word to send images as an object

    Enhance the Office JS API to allow apps to send the selected user image as an object.

    15 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Add-in: UX  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. "Update Available" Badges on SiteContents

    It's a pain to identify manually all Apps that are currently offering an update. Users should see a badge on the App Launcher as soon as an update is available.

    5 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Office Store & Catalog  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Allow Excel to detect cells with functions

    Enhance the Office JS API to allow Excel to warn/prevent writing on cells with functions insde

    4 votes
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  19. Remove App version field from office store submission form

    Currently when you submit an app to office store, you have to enter app version, this has to match the version defined in manifest, this seems redundant to me, can we remove this field from the submission form. App manifest describes the version of the app and having to enter it again during submission seems redundant to me additionally the app validation fails when they don't match, don't believe this is called out anywhere in policy, I could be wrong.

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  20. Allow Excel and Powerpoint to send formated tables and text

    Enhance the Office JS API to allow apps to keep the format information while sending a selected table or text (as Word does when selecting a text)

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