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  1. create a Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity category in Seller Dashboard.

    PlanBcp is a disaster recovery and business continuity planning solution that promotes using Azure cloud technology in your plans. It would be nice if the Seller Dashboard had a Disaster Recovery and Business Continuity category.

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      0 comments  ·  Office Store & Catalog  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Fix bug in Outlook Folder.AddToPFFavorites Method (bug in 64bit; ok in 32bit)

      AddToPFFovorites command as documented below in MSDN seems to have bug in 64bit Outlook (where there is run-time error when trying to use it) but seems ok in 32bit Outlook.
      http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/office/ff869286%28v=office.15%29.aspx

      Please fix the bug.

      See also:
      http://tree-lined3.rssing.com/browser.php?indx=3466418&item=149
      and
      http://www.edugeek.net/forums/office-software/113325-outlook-2013-automate-add-favourites.html

      6 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • UI adaptation

        For a better integration of line-of-business-applications into the interface of Outlook it should be possible to customize the UI and the Ribbon such as using VSTO or COM add-ins development tools . So if Office. js has the functions e.g. to display custom regions in Outlook, which can be used to display web content as in action panes today, if will be a great step to migrate from existing VSTO / addin solutions to the new app model of office.

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          0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Let Word support web font

          I'm developing a Word App which can add custom fonts(which are not installed yet) in Word.
          My idea is that to take the Word as a HTML page by using the JavaScript API for Office v1.1 (Office.context.document.setSelectedDataAsync). With the CSS font-family setting , ex:
          @font-face{font-family:fontname; src: url('http://xox.com/font/fontfile.eot');src: url('http://xox.com/font/fontfile.eot?#iefix') format('embedded-opentype'),url('http://xox.com/font/fontfile.woff') format('woff');}
          and the HTML tag setting, ex: <span style='font-family:fontname;'>Here shows the custom fonts...</span>

          But the result is: Word accept the CSS style setting, but the web font style is not success. It still keeps the system font style.

          I suggest Word can support web font.

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            0 comments  ·  Add-in: Word  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Activate mail apps in more scenarios other than read and compose

            Current the mail apps can only be activated in read/compose. It would be helpful to allow mail apps to be available at Outlook application level such as in a task pane docked to main outlook window.

            The scenario is as follows:
            I have a backend document management service to be exposed in Outlook main window all the time. So I can drag/drop email to our document store.

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              Under review  ·  1 comment  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                0 comments  ·  EWS & Outlook APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Microsoft Office 365 API Tools support for Windows Store Apps written in JavaScript

                There is currently no support for Windows Store Apps written in JavaScript in the Microsoft Office 365 API Tools: https://visualstudiogallery.msdn.microsoft.com/a15b85e6-69a7-4fdf-adda-a38066bb5155

                Is it going to be supported in the future?

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                  0 comments  ·  Office Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Office 365 SDK API - Class Library Reference

                  The documentation on dev.office.com for the new SDK API reference is great for how to, but what's missing is class library documentation for the assemblies added in the various NuGet packages. For instance, I should be able to get to a page that for something like Microsoft.Office365.OutlookServices.OutlookServiceClient. Today I have to use a .NET reflection tool, the Object Browser in Visual Studio or write some code and see the IntelliSense to see what objects, methods & properties are available to me.

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                    0 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Office 365 SDK Docs - Add Details on How To Authenticate

                    This guidance (http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/office/office365/howto/common-calendar-tasks-client-library#GetAuthToken) is not as complete as it should be. You likely want to add add additional NuGet packages to make this work. Suggest adding the recommended way to authenticate, such as OWIN / ADAL, to help people get started faster.

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                      1 comment  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                        0 comments  ·  Add-in: Excel  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Retrieve custom properties of a message/appointment from each mailbox

                        Currently the custom properties stored within an item are scoped to the user's mailbox. It would be great if we could access them everywhere. For example a scenario:
                        Compose form which will store facilities required for a meeting within an appointment. In webmail the receptionist could open the read form of the appointment and see all the required facilities stored in custom properties.

                        Currently this is not possible, because the receptionist is viewing it from another mailbox where the custom properties are not available.

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                          Under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Provide O365 API calendar callbacks/subscriptions

                          At the moment the only way to monitor a user's calendar for changes is to poll on a regular basis. This is inefficient for the consumer and the host given the frequency at which people change their calendars.

                          Something similar to Google's watch capability would be ideal https://developers.google.com/google-apps/calendar/v3/reference/events/watch

                          12 votes
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                            Under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Office 365 json api | send emails with inline image attachments

                            I send the description my team is having with the json integration with Office API 365.

                            We want to send an email with inline attachments through the JSON API.

                            With that objective, what we are doing:

                            1. Create an empty draft message;
                            2. Send the several inline attachments;
                            3. Update the body of the draft message (with cid images inline);
                            4. Send the message;

                            What is are our issue with the API?

                            We are unable to set the "ContentType" properties when we submit the attachments to the Office API 365.
                            Despite the "ContentType" we send, it is always null.

                            We…

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                              Under review  ·  0 comments  ·  EWS & Outlook APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Solve Office Activation Issues on Azure VMs

                              Office installed on Azure VMs are losing their activation after a VM shutdown. This makes it impossible to create test VMs or use Office on a developer VM to develop/test/deploy(buildserver output) on Azure. Activation based on hardware assets such as harddrive and network MAC/IP combinations is outdated in 2014 and invalidates your VM images.

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                                4 comments  ·  Developer Programs & dev.office.com  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Make Linux command line access to Office365 easy available (Linux SDK)

                                Linux engineers are at large scripting their work. How easy is it to get a file from an Office365 document library using a Linux command line script?
                                Would be possible looking at oAuth and REST but with your more open approach, launch a Linux SDK

                                3 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Social Network of project and Office-document sharing

                                  Would be really useful for all students studying in international fields of their studies to be able to share their projects and presentations and be able to access or view other peoples' work. This would be linked with your Microsoft account and it would be nice to have a rating system for shared projects.

                                  Think about how much more effort students around the world would put on their projects when they are trying to achieve publicity and good grades online with their school projects. Now that we have Office for iPhone and iPad also the sharing of your documents straight…

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                                    0 comments  ·  Microsoft Graph/O365 REST APIs  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Javascript API: Trigger the AutoFormat functionality of Office

                                    I sometimes use use SetDataAsync to write an email address into a cell. When this is done manually, Excel converts it into a clickable link. When it is done with SetDataAsync, this auto formatting doesn't happen. If would be great if it was just automatically triggered.

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

                                      • 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 Programs & dev.office.com  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • 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.

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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

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