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  1. 29 votes
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      1 comment  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • PDF Hyperlinks not working in Edge

      When you open pdfs in edge any hyperlinks to other sites / documents etc do not work....Only work in IE or Chrome etc...this seriously needs fixed asap

      4 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • options_ui

        Please add support for the options_ui manifest key and the relevant apis.

        6 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Please reconsider how Edge and IE react to an OK: 204 response. IMHO this is not according to spec.

          After receiving a http 204: OK, no content. Edge still is waiting for something to arrive although the spec states that no content is to be expectedd

          6 votes
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            0 comments  ·  HTML  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 109 votes
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              2 comments  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 21 votes
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                1 comment  ·  CSS  ·  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

                253 votes
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                  2 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • "Element is obscured" - Well, by *what*?

                  If the Edge WebDriver thinks an element is covering another one, it reports "Element is obscured."

                  We need more information!

                  Other WebDriver implementations say something like "Cannot click on <a id='whatever' [etc.]> because <div id='annoyingThing' [etc.]> is in the way."

                  This helps a lot when diagnosing these issues. (Especially when the Edge WebDriver reports something as obscured that no other WebDriver thinks is obscured.)

                  3 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  WebDriver  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Transfer PC to Phone Browsing Tabs

                    There is a feature for transferring phone tabs to PC browser, but the reason I downloaded the app, was to transfer PC tabs to my phone.

                    54 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add webdriver support for Javascript UWP apps

                      Support testing the web ui within a Javascript base UWP app (or a WebView inside a UWP app) with webdriver.

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                        0 comments  ·  WebDriver  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Previous domain button

                        No browser to my knowledge support back/forward button for domains. I'm suggesting this be added to Edge. The idea is that after being on some site for a while, visiting many pages on that site, that I want to now go back to the previous site not simply the previous page.

                        This is low hanging fruit and something I've wondered about for many years.

                        3 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 1 vote
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                            0 comments  ·  Media  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • FLASH/Flex workloads run slower on Edge than competing browsers

                            FLASH/Flex workloads run noticeably slower on the Edge browser than they do on competing browsers. Edge browser performance should be improved to handle FLASH/Flex workloads at speeds comparable to other browsers.

                            4 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Microsoft Edge Dev site  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • 41 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • PDF support for Android

                                Add support for PDF equivalent to PC

                                5 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Implement a stable algorithm for Array.sort

                                  Change your implementation of Array.sort to be stable.

                                  Edge is now the only browser vendor that does implement a stable sort. Chrome recently switched their sort to be stable. (https://stackoverflow.com/a/52151900)

                                  Use case: A stable sort is really important for browsers because so much of what they're sorting is for UI display purposes. Users don't like it when sorting a grid by a certain column and "equal" rows randomly resort if the grid decides to resort them.

                                  3 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Support BigInt

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

                                    69 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • recognition of adverb, pronoun, proposition and etc for grammar tools

                                      Add recognization of adverb, pronoun, proposition and etc in grammar tools on reading mode

                                      3 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Enable Migration of Password from Firefox/Chrome or at least via a XML file into Edge

                                        Enable Migration of Password from Firefox/Chrome or at least via a XML file into Edge. Chrome/Firefox lets you export the password to a XML File and this can be used to import the same into Edge. This is the main thing that is keeping me away from using Edge.

                                        6 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  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!

                                          191 votes
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                                            0 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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