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  1. refer to greasemonkey/tampermonkey for simplification

    Regarding to development process and framework of Office Addin JS, there are lots of unnecessary steps which make it complicated. Is it possible that Office Dev team refer to the greasemonkey/tampermonkey which extend browser functionality easily.

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      1 comment  ·  Add-in: General/Shared  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Автоматически скрывать ленту, по аналогии с автоматическим скрытия панель задач

      Если microsoft word, в верхнем правом углу во вкладке параметры отображения лента выбрать - автоматически скрывать ленту, то лента скроется в верхней части экрана. Для того чтобы она появилась, нужно навести курсор мыши в верхнюю область экрана и кликнуть левой кнопкой мыши. Предлагаю рассмотреть способ появлении лента в указанном режиме, без клика мыши. То есть при наведении курсора мыши в верхнюю область экрана, лента будет появляться без клика мыши, по аналогии так выезжает панель задач в windows если установить галочку на: автоматически скрывать панель задач windows. Например при работе на маленьком мониторе я её скрываю, однако для её появления постоянно…

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      • Allow Addins to be devleoped as spfx webparts hosted in O365

        Would be nice to be able to configure a page in Sharepoint Online to serve as an Office Addin. We could then use am spfx webpart to build the addin.

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          0 comments  ·  Add-in: General/Shared  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • File-New Extensibility

          We currently have an add-in that runs in a task pane. This add-in allows the user to create new documents based on templates in the user's SharePoint or OneDrive.

          In order to provide our users with a more Office-aligned experience, we would like to display our add-in directly in the File-New canvas.

          Do you have any plans to support this?

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          • Execute an add-in function when a tagged document is opened

            Would it be possible to conditionally open an add-in task pane when the add-in:
            - is tagged/embedded in the document
            - has examined the state of the document and decided that the task pane needs to be opened (when user interaction is needed, for instance)

            This is currently not possible with the office-js model.

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            • 3 votes
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              • Support not only guids in GetRealmFromTargetUrl in TokenHelper.cs

                On-premises it is possible to assign a new Realm to any string using Set-SPAuthenticationRealm cmdlet.
                GetRealmFromTargetUrl in TokenHelper.cs from Visual Studio templates does not take that into account. This method validates the determined realm against Guid.TryParse as you can see here:
                if (bearerResponseHeader.Length >= realmIndex + 36)
                {
                string targetRealm = bearerResponseHeader.Substring(realmIndex, 36);

                Guid realmGuid;

                if (Guid.TryParse(targetRealm, out realmGuid))
                {
                return targetRealm;
                }
                }

                So, if you have changed the realm to a string which cannot be converted to guid, you will get a 401 Unauthorized if you e.g. try to access the host via CreateUserClientContextForSPHost().

                That would be really…

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                • Allow local files (no share) only when working on OneFrive

                  Since a recent update it is NOT possible to work on a non-shared file if you save the document on a (entreprise) one drive folder. Plus the systems tries to upload the file as it saves it, in the very same time.
                  Consequence : 1/ lot of sync conflict (vs. other clean cloud storage like dropbox or gdrive who dont mix collaboration and cloud saving)
                  2/ lots of network request >> LAG all the time.
                  3/ Bugs when offline (to my knowledge office is still a client, non web based systelm, is it ?)
                  I understand where you guys want…

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                  • Allow Application-Level or Document-Level Office Addins

                    In VSTO, we can create Application-Level or Document-Level documents. In Office-JS, It seems that at the moment it is a mixture of application level for the ribbon/pane and workbook level for the JS.
                    This separation is important so developers can sell, for instance, a specific workbook for its own and only own ribbons and panes, or a generic applciation level tool.
                    A consequence of this request is that it should be possible to attach an office addin (initialization) to a specific document.

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                    • Add Backup Solution of Microsoft 365

                      After a quick review of marketing info of Microsoft 365 for Business, I failed to grasp how the product addresses a business' need for easy, robust data backup, retention, and retrieval. OneDrive is not a complete solution for this fundamental concern. Can this functionality be added? Or is there just a need to elucidate the best practices in the product literature?

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                      • Allow small sized ribbon icons

                        Currently it is possible to add only large sized icons in Office Addins ribbon.
                        It would be great to have smaller icon sized icons.

                        30 votes
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                        • Add Office.beforeClose event

                          Many times, there's logic you want to execute before the user closes the add-in, such as persisting settings. Currently, there's no way to do that across Excel Desktop and Excel Web. Would be nice if there existed an Office.beforeClose method called before the page closed

                          8 votes
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                          • 17 votes
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                            • Time Picker Component for Fabric UI JS Version

                              Please support time picker component nice look.

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                              • Allow (preferred) positioning (e.g., top,bottom) and size of pane to be defined via API

                                I would like to use the horizontal space right below the ribbons for an add-in. Right now the use can drag to left and right parts of the window. Top and bottom could really help with UX in my case.

                                The API should also allow to pin the pane to a position so it can't me moved by the user but e.g. resized in width (vertical pane) or height (horizontal position)

                                Defining size requirements height/width should also be possible as fixed value or min/max.

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                                • Emit event for document that is about to be saved, or email that is about to be sent

                                  there are numerous regulatory scenarios where information needs to be captured as part of a save or send event.

                                  This might be mandatory information as part of regulatory compliance, or information that the enterprise requires prior saving a document (e.g. management information of some sort).

                                  The most natural place to capture this is at the time of either a document being saved, or an email being sent (once the user has entered their content and therefore understands what metadata is appropriate).

                                  If an event could be bound to it would introduce some interesting use cases within the larger business environment.

                                  39 votes
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                                  • Extend the concept of content contols from Word to other Office applications, especially Excel and PowerPoint.

                                    I am a member of an open source software development project (https://dotnetfoundation.org/chemistry-add-in-for-word) and we use content controls in Word to display chemical structures. It would be extremely useful for the scientific user community to be able to have the same functionality in the other Office applications. Any chance that content controls might find their way into at least PowerPoint and Excel?

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                                      • Improve Custom Dialog

                                        Please improve the dialog, it should allow to:
                                        - set modality (right now the dialog is not modal!)
                                        - have bidirectional communication, i.e. to have possibility to pass information directly from dialog to task pane and vice versa.

                                        There are many use cases valid for both requirements:
                                        - when you need to retrieve data from task pane (e.g. lazy loading)
                                        - you have html where you fill the content, right now you need to pass them in URL which is not really nice solution.

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                                        • Need to have an onClose event for the task pane or content pane add-in

                                          There should be an onClose event I can ask the user to save settings, or ask them if they are sure, and then prevent the close if necessary. If the add-ins are going to be useful business apps, the user experience of saving before closing is extremely important.

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