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  1. Add support for passing unsaved attachments to displayNewMessageForm

    To forward an email we use the displayNewMessageForm. The attachment data we receive from our backend base64 encoded. So it would be nice, if there would be a possibility to attach these files as unsaved using some kind of data-url like:
    'data:application/octet-stream;charset=utf-8;base64,JVBERi0xLjUNCiW1tbW1DQoxID....'

    23 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Outlook add-in commands should be enabled when reading pane is off in Outlook desktop

      Currently, availability of body content is needed in order to enable the add-in. As I think this would be ok for contextual add-in, but for add-in commands this isn't necessary.

      So basically we need recipient information when executing add-in commands and if needed we can use REST API or EWS in order to fetch the body content later on.

      13 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Immediate synced to the server - saveAsync to get an itemId to use with EWS or the REST API

        Copied from : https://stackoverflow.com/questions/46671562/how-can-we-force-a-mailbox-item-to-be-persisted-to-ews?rq=1

        Note: This particular issue has significant impact on our customers, which translates to high business impact with direct consequences on revenue.

        TL;DR.
        How can our Office add-in for Outlook, when a user interacts with our add-in while composing an email draft, minimize the amount of time it takes before the EWS GetItem API will return an OK response for the itemId we receive from Office.context.mailbox.item.saveAsync()?

        If it turns out that our add-in has no control over when the item will be persisted to EWS, then what could an end-user do to speed this up?

        We are…

        45 votes
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          2 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Request for a body.appendAsync() method

          Hello,

          I’m working on a web add-in for Microsoft Outlook, and I’ve run into a few issues with Office.js’s body.setAsync() method.

          I’ve posted two questions to Stack Overflow related to my add-in’s use of the body.setAsync() method:

          - Base 64 signature images in the Outlook Web App are lost when I try to update the body of an email [link: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/51736434/how-to-prevent-base-64-format-signature-images-being-dropped-in-outlook-web-app]

          - Getting the email body with body.getAsync() and then setting it with body.setAsync() causes line spacing issues in desktop Outlook platforms that use Word as the text editor [link: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/51603265/line-spacing-increased-issue-when-updating-email-body-with-office-js]

          My add-in needs to add content to…

          24 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Outlook add-in command button on calendar overview

            It should be possible to add a button to the command ribbon for the calendar overview in outlook. The PrimaryCommandSurface extensionpoint doesn't seem to be supported in Outlook add-ins. Adding a button to the appointment edit window isn't enough, because I need to perform an action for the whole calendar.

            6 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Support Compose AddIn on Mobile

              According to this...

              https://docs.microsoft.com/en-gb/office/dev/add-ins/reference/manifest/extensionpoint#extension-points-for-outlook

              ...Addins are only supported for message read, on mobile. Can we please have a MobileMessageReadCommandSurface ExtensionPoint, so that we may create an addin for message compose, on mobile.

              2 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Add extension points to Outlook Add-ins for the Calandar and the People modules.

                Add-in commands are available when selecting or composing specific mail/calendar items. I suggest they should be available in more places. Most importantly in the Calendar and the People sections.

                16 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Detect when item is changed in Outlook Web Add-in

                  I would like to update the content of my Outlook Web Add-in when Calendar event data is changed. Is there any possibility to catch kind of ItemChanged event in the web add-ins?

                  11 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow a email sender to check a box which would not allow for a reply all on sent emails.

                    When typing an email to multiple people, it would be great to have a box that can be checked to not allow "reply all" from a email sent.

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                      0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 6 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Contextual add-in should support programmatically set RegEx

                        At the moment the rules for contextual add-ins can only be set by static regex within manifest file. The new functionality would allow you to get to these rules programmatically and set the RegEx from running JavaScript code.
                        More on this: https://stackoverflow.com/questions/52930044/contextual-outlook-add-in-based-on-dynamic-regex/53001217#53001217

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                          0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Conservation of IT Documents (Electronic bill) compliant italian legislation

                          Italian laws indicate specifics procedures to store electronics bills and documents for all enterprises and small business, so I think it is very usefull to have this functionality on O365.

                          21 votes
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                            3 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Support for Drag and Drop in Outlook and other addins

                            Allow the ability to be able
                            - to drag attachments from an e-mail to an addin
                            - to drag and drop 1 or more e-mails (and their attachments) to an add-in.

                            Allow the ability to drag content to a new /email in compose mode from the addin

                            This will allow information exchange between Outlook and the addin which reads /writes data to an external repository

                            15 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Fix timezone bug in Outlook

                              A few months ago I've found a bug/limitation when developing Outlook Calendar Add-in. When time zone in Appointment organizer mode is changed (dropdown), the time returned by Office.context.mailbox.item.start.getAsync() is aggregated with the hours of the timezone, when the selected timezone itself is not available to get.

                              Let me clarify it with an example:

                              1. My location time zone is CEST. I open an event and set the time to 7:00 and timezone to Singapore.Image

                              2. then in the add-in I use Office.context.mailbox.item.start.getAsync() to get the start time. I receive the following string:

                              Thu Oct 25 2018 01:00:00 GMT+0200 (Central European…

                              3 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Add Confirmation " Are you sure you want to Reply All?" Pop Up

                                When emailing with Outlook, I believe it would be beneficial if when you hit 'Reply All' and Send, a pop up notification/warning should come up confirming you want to "Reply All".
                                Same principle confirming if your sure you want to delete a file or send an email without a subject line

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                                  0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Add-ins installed by third parties cannot be managed anywhere anymore. How pathetic.

                                  There is no way anymore to manage third party add-ins (e.g. from printers, meeting managers etc.)...

                                  Why do working things that work always have to be improved to death??

                                  Idea: Do at least minimal QA testing and ensure that core functionality of previous versions is still available... cannot be that complicated.

                                  4 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Please add size property in mail body response as well

                                    we should add mail total size in the mail response body

                                    3 votes
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                                    • 21 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Add-in: Outlook  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Create an event when a new or reply email is created

                                        Hello

                                        Please can we have an event for the web, desktop and mobile clients so that when the user creates a new email, replies to an email or forwards an email that an event is fired. Similar to the itemSend event but just for when a new message is composed.

                                        Regards,
                                        Simon

                                        6 votes
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