Beware the Office.js Dialog API falling silent under IE11

Issue Description I’ve been leveraging the Office.js Dialog API recently and found a scenario where I just couldn’t get it to behave properly. At the moment this appears to be either a bug or limitation of the Dialog API. I found that the calling MessageParent() from the dialog fails to trigger the registered callback method... Continue Reading →

How to access properties of Office.js objects that don’t exist in the Typescript definition file

When developing Office Add-ins and using Typescript, I’ve found the Office.js Typescript definition file available at DefinatelyTyped to only support a fraction of the objects and properties that are available within the Office.js library. To give you an idea of what I mean, here is a list of properties that are available on the Office.context.mailbox.item... Continue Reading →

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