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  1. Allow Excel to detect cells with functions

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

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      2 comments  ·  Add-in: Excel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Publish an official and up-to-date NuGet package for Exchange Web Services Managed API

      NuGet is the quickest, easiest and best way to manage library dependencies. There are currently older published versions on NuGet with several /thousand/ downloads each that are not published by Microsoft. Please support the platform and provide us with official bits!

      5 votes
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        0 comments  ·  EWS & Outlook APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 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.

        3 votes
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          1 comment  ·  Office Store & Catalog  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • O365 api GetNextPageAsync always returns null

          I'm enumerating all the emails in a users inbox but when i try to call GetNextPageAsync the result is awyas null even though i know there are more emails. running the original query again does once again return the first 50 items, and then nothing

          2 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 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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              1 comment  ·  Add-in: General/Shared  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Excel Apps - Enable Data validation support

              Data Validation support is a key feature requirement for using Office Apps for OLTP systems.
              The main idea is to fill the gap between VSTO features and Office Apps. This will help in easy portability of VSTO based apps to Office apps.

              16 votes
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                3 comments  ·  Add-in: Excel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Provide access to app validation reports

                Currently you can only see the app validation report for your last submission, if you've had multiple submissions there is no history available. Make it work similar to windows store and windows phone seller portal

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                  0 comments  ·  Office Store & Catalog  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Server error when the user has a Room contact

                  When making a request to:
                  https://outlook.office365.com/EWS/OData/Users(';<user>@<domain>.onmicrosoft.com')/Contacts

                  If the user has a Room as a contact. i.e. From https://outlook.office365.com, go to People/Directory/All Rooms. Select a room, then "Add to Contacts"

                  Then the request fails with:

                  code=500
                  data=
                  { "error" : { "code" : "ErrorInternalServerError",
                  "innererror" : { "message" : "Object reference not set to an instance of an object.",
                  "stacktrace" : " at Microsoft.Exchange.Services.OData.Model.ContactSchema.<.cctor>b__2c(Entity e, PropertyDefinition ep, ServiceObject s, PropertyInformation sp)\r\n at Microsoft.Exchange.Services.OData.Model.SimpleEwsPropertyProvider.GetProperty(Entity entity, PropertyDefinition property, ServiceObject ewsObject)\r\n at Microsoft.Exchange.Services.OData.Model.ContactProvider.ItemTypeToEntity(ItemType itemType, IList`1 properties)\r\n at Microsoft.Exchange.Services.OData.Model.ContactProvider.Find(String parentFolderId, ContactQueryAdapter queryAdapter)\r\n at Microsoft.Exchange.Services.OData.Model.FindContactsCommand.InternalExecute()\r\n at Microsoft.Exchange.Services.OData.ODataCommand`2.Execute()\r\n at Microsoft.Exchange.Services.OData.ODataTask.Execute(TimeSpan queueAndDelayTime, TimeSpan totalTime)",
                  "type" :…

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                    0 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Create an Office 365 API for management of Exchange

                    As best I can tell, Office 365 doesn't have a way to manage users / mailboxes directly via some kind of web service.

                    This is extremely problematic when trying to integrate the system into existing account management procedures, which might well not be running on Windows.

                    See my post at https://stackoverflow.com/questions/19666200/how-can-i-create-an-exchange-mailbox-in-exchange-2010-from-python-perl

                    25 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Provide Apps for Office testing guidance or samples

                      I am prototyping a task pane app for Apps for Office. I intend to deploy this on the desktop version of Excel as well as Excel Online in various browsers (IE, chrome, firefox). Currently, I am unsure of the proper way to test the interaction of my task pane App with the Excel spreadsheet. For instance, when my app inserts a table into the Excel Spreadsheet, what tool should I use to verify that a table was inserted into the sheet. For the desktop version of Excel, Coded UI seems usable. However, for online versions of Excel, it is does…

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                        0 comments  ·  Developer Programs & dev.office.com  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Discovery Service -- allow addition of custom services

                        The O365 discovery service allows me to get the Inbox/Calendar/etc. service endpoint for a given user. I want the ability to extend that to include endpoints for my organization (Expense Report app/Timesheet app/etc).

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                          0 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Allow you to associate Node.js web projects with Office for Apps project

                          It would be great to be able to associate Node.js web projects with the Office for Apps project. Currently when you try to select it you get "Property value is not valid. File is corrupt. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x8013110E)"

                          7 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Office Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • 2 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Office Store & Catalog  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Create a single REST API for skydrive pro and skydrive. Allow users to open documents in Office 365 and save back to any source via POST

                              The rest api is horribly documented, poorly executed and nearly impossible to use for people without sharepoint. No way to easily access files in skydrive pro.

                              Basically replicate what Google and Dropbox does.

                              Give developers a way to open documents in Office 365 and save back to any source. Similar to Zoho remote api.

                              10 votes
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                              • NPM Package for Apps for Office JavaScript libraries

                                Please create an NPM package distribution in addition to the NuGet package for Apps for Office JavaScript libraries.

                                6 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Office Store & Catalog  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Add vsto project from list of project references to testproject

                                  I started to employ the MVVM pattern for Word templates and other office addins. This implies that I want to use unit tests. It would be great if VS2012 and VS2013 would show the VSTO projects in the list of projects when adding references to test projects.

                                  7 votes
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                                    1 comment  ·  Office Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Sanely allow Apps for Office deployment to a local computer

                                    Developing my first App for Office (specifically Excel) was an experience I found to be unnecessarily difficult. The Trusted App Catalogs user interface in Excel:

                                    File -> Options -> Trust Center -> Trust Center Settings... -> Trusted App Catalogs

                                    Is a giant mess. There's no browse button - just a field to punch in a string that has to be formatted a specific way and only allows network shares and SharePoint remote servers. First off, I was expecting to see a checkbox to "Allow manifest files from untrusted locations" that would then open up a way to select a XML…

                                    13 votes
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                                      1 comment  ·  Office Store & Catalog  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Fix issues with trial to paid transition for office apps users (users locked in trial mode after buying apps)

                                      We keep getting reports and complaints from users that buy our apps but seem to be locked in trial mode. Receiving 1/2 reports a day. We checked that we are receiving trial tokens in the app, but users confirm that they bought the apps. Some are able to reset somehow, but most can't.

                                      This error is also described here (see first review by Rod):
                                      http://office.microsoft.com/en-gb/store/mini-calendar-and-date-picker-WA102957665.aspx

                                      Other recent feedback from user:

                                      "I tried all the usual suspects. Reloaded excel. Refreshed apps in excel. Attempted to repurchase through excel to see if it would kick in. Restarted the computer."

                                      "If my memory…

                                      10 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Office Store & Catalog  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Customisable App Catalog User Experience/UI

                                        Allow the app catalog user experience and UI to be customised. The API at the moment doesn't allow enough information about the available apps for anything to be built up around a bespoke marketplace site.

                                        2 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Add-in: General/Shared  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add selected item information to query string also when opening app via Ribbon

                                          When you open an app via Ribbon button no information is given about currently selected items.

                                          In one scenario we needed a prominent button in the Ribbon to open an app that processes the currently selected item(s). Unfortunately this is not possible. You have to use a context menu action on an item to open the app and work on this item.

                                          This information also needs to be available OOB to apps opened via Ribbon action.

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