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  1. break-word

    Support `word-break: break-word` please.

    45 votes
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      1 comment  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 181 votes
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        5 comments  ·  Media  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • object-fit and object-position for all media elements

        Object-fit and object-position is defined for all visual media, not only for images, but also for video or canvas elements.

        787 votes
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          12 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Canvas 2D Font kerning support

          Actually renderingContext2D fillText and strokeText do not support embedded font kerning information in fonts.
          This makes microsoft based text on canvas looks different from all other browsers.

          Would be nice to support it

          42 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Graphics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Fully implement the FormData API

            Currently the FormData API is only partially implemented in Edge. Most of the more useful methods are missing including: has(), get(), set(), delete(), entries(), and many others.

            FormData is already fully implemented on the other major browsers (Firefox, Chrome, Safari) - see: https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/platform/catalog/?q=formdata

            54 votes
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              1 comment  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Mac version of Edge

              Produce a Mac version of Edge so developers on Mac can see how their work effects Edge users. This would also improve the user experience for people running Edge on Windows.

              181 votes
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                6 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Bring `gap` property to flexbox

                As outlined in the linked issue, having the ability to use grid-gap on flexbox (which is soon to be renamed just "gap" by the CSS Working Group because "grid-gap" doesn't make sense when used on flexbox) solves a major pain point that developers are facing.

                See the issue for more details:
                https://github.com/w3c/csswg-drafts/issues/592

                204 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 73 votes
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                    2 comments  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • ResizeObserver

                    A implementation of the ResizeObserver API would be nice.

                    Explainer: https://github.com/WICG/ResizeObserver/blob/master/explainer.md
                    Spec: https://wicg.github.io/ResizeObserver/

                    Thanks!

                    148 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Implement Intelligent Tracking Protection (ITP) as in Safari, or equivalent protection

                      A user-agent should act to protect its user's best interest. ITP is a sensible compromise between no privacy and ad-blocking since it enables advertising without abandoning data protection. Since there is no existing standard, Edge could experiment with an approach different from ITP, but it's a good starting point (and does not break the Web).

                      86 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 19 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Support BigInt

                          Please support BigInt, a stage-3 proposal. https://tc39.github.io/proposal-bigint/

                          44 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Add Group Policy setting to disable delete browser history

                            As an education customer, we do not want students to be able to delete browser history. Chrome and IE both have a Group Policy setting to prevent that. Could a Group Policy setting like IE's "Prevent access to Delete Browsing History" be added for Edge, please?

                            14 votes
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                              3 comments  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • chromecast support

                              Please add support to Chromecast to cast tabs and videos from the internet.

                              120 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  WebDriver  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Support navigator.keyboard.getLayoutMap() API

                                An API that returns a map which translates from `KeyboardEvent.code` values into a strings that can be shown to the user to identify each key.

                                This is not possible with existing web platform APIs because the value that should be shown to the user depends on the keyboard layouts that the user has installed and active.

                                WICG incubation spec: https://wicg.github.io/keyboard-map/

                                Note: there is some overlap between this and a previous feature request https://wpdev.uservoice.com/forums/257854-microsoft-edge-developer/suggestions/6508637-uievents-keyboard-query-apis

                                The previous request was based on an old proposal that is no longer being pursued in the standards bodies.

                                9 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Assigned Access

                                  Edge is supposed to be UWP!? Then why can't I choose it as the assigned app when setting up an Assigned Access Account in Windows 10 Pro? Edge really needs to support this Windows 10 feature. We are currently forced to download a third party browser app from the store to use a browser in this mode.

                                  115 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • 61 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Support the `inert` attribute

                                      Trapping focus in modal dialogs or preventing focus in background layers in modern web applications is extremely difficult and error-prone. Developers either have to walk the DOM and disable every focusable control with tabindex="-1" and `aria-hidden="true"` on a parent element, or do some tricky JavaScript to maintain focus inside of an element. Many developers get this wrong or they don't do it at all, creating horribly inaccessible experiences for keyboard and screen reader users.

                                      The inert attribute currently being explored in the WICG solves this problem by providing a mechanism to disable entire subtrees in HTML. By setting `inert` on…

                                      410 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  Document Object Model (DOM)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • PowerShell module

                                        It would be awesome (and expected) to be able to interact with Edge using PowerShell. Automating the importing/exporting of favorites for example would be great.

                                        8 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Asynchronous Clipboard API

                                          The clipboard spec now has an asynchronous API [2] which is significantly more ergonomic than past clipboard APIs – it avoids various issues that the old document.execCommand("copy") approach had, and is much easier to use:

                                          navigator.clipboard.writeText("hello world").then(...);

                                          IE 9/10/11 shipped an unstandardized API for copying text or URLs to the clipboard. Edge shipped an older version of the draft standard clipboard/editing-spec-based-API [1], but it has numerous bugs and inconsistencies [2] that even *make it impossible to tell if the attempted copy action has succeeded*. Existing bugs aren't seeing attention, and it seems likely to me that there are more undiscovered…

                                          45 votes
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