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  1. App provided Edge extensions

    UWP apps should be able to add Edge extensions.

    A good example for this is a password manager. I have the full implementation inside the app, with encryption and decryption. Since all the information is local to the app, I'm unable to use it inside Edge. My app should be capable of adding an Edge extension capable of accessing this data.

    Another good example would be your own OneNote app. I have to install the OneNote Store app, and the OneNote Edge extension. The Edge extension could be published by the OneNote app itself.

    11 votes
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      1 comment  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Allow extensions to exist on the Devtools Pane

      Extensions such as the AngularJs Batarang need to exist on the Devtools page and not in the main browser. Please add this functionality so that tabs can be added to DevTools.

      65 votes
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        3 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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        • Access localhost via Microsoft Edge extension background page

          Recently we migrated a Chrome extension to Microsoft Edge. For Edge hasn't implemented native messaging, so we want to communicate with native app by websocket via Edge extension background page.

          After testing, we found that, in the background page websocket can access external host successfully, but localhost, even though access '127.0.0.1' failed. And we try to access localhost in the web page, it did!

          Edge browser info: userAgent: "Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64; ServiceUI 8) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/51.0.2704.79 Safari/537.36 Edge/14.14393" We have checked "Allow localhost loopback (this might put your device at risk)" from about:flags.

          Does Edge…

          17 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Edge extensions do not support cookies

            Bug: Edge extensions do not support cookies
            Bug was raised by Haibara Ai via stackoverflow

            See below:

            I have a chrome extension where i store a cookie within the document.cookie. This is then refetched every time the user opens the popover.

            I have used the Microsoft Edge convertor tool, to convert the extension to support the edge browser. This all worked as expected.

            However a cookie is never persisted, is this a limitation of the edge browser? or am i missing something?

            I can set, and get the cookie straight after and it is never returned.

            Copied below is the…

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              1 comment  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • active user interface tutorial .pdf/app allowing ability to highlight take notes and save them

              Beginners should be allowed to have their own .pdf or app tutorial that they can take notes in and keep. They should have the ability to highlight, create side notes, maybe have a little bit of cloud storage in it or an area where they can store resources and maybe contain downloadable references that aren't two pages long...and maybe ...for more advanced users...or maybe for everyone like receive some sort of points and have it rated on a real system where we can actually get free cool stuff like the prize system at chuck e cheese but for windows products…

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              • REQ: Edge Extension - Microsoft Authenticator

                Microsoft Authenticator Edge Extension would be useful as we are entering a world of MFA for many services. Something similar to authy in chrome.

                9 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 326 votes
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                    1 comment  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • EDGE video pop out

                    Hey everyone edge video pop out support pls or add and edge turkish translate update

                    42 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 6 votes
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                      • Edge text dictation via Cortana Extention

                        An extension that lets you dictate web addresses, Search queries and other text input mostly online chat.

                        57 votes
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                        • Someone make an extension to open the source in notepad++

                          open source with.... (menu content)

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                          • Content scripts should support browser.runtime.onConnect

                            browser.runtime.onConnect is supported in browser action and background page but not in content scripts

                            18 votes
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                            • Support Cortana in extensions

                              Add an ability to implement Cortana with extensions in Microsoft Edge, that would be very useful like Cortana integration in UWP apps.

                              19 votes
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                              • Don't treat ms-browser-extension:// as mixed content

                                If an extension wants to inject its own UI into an iframe on a https page, it should not be blocked with the error message "SEC7111: HTTPS security is compromised by ms-browser-extension://..."

                                24 votes
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                                  4 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Please include a bookmark API for the Edge Extensions

                                  On the extensions API roadmap, the bookmarks (described as "Used to create, organize, and manipulate bookmarks") are currently listed as "Under consideration." I wanted to have a place to explicitly vote for this, as it would be nice to be able to extend the rather broken current system.

                                  25 votes
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                                  • Dragon extension please

                                    Please make a Dragon extension?

                                    10 votes
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                                    • Extension background page should be debuggable

                                      The background page of an extension should be debuggable, or there should at least be a way to see the unhandled JavaScript exceptions thrown and console.log calls by the background page.

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                                      • Why does IE not have an extension design for web developer easily?

                                        Previously on IE extension.
                                        I have an extension design for IE.
                                        (here is the link: http://studiobinghuan.blogspot.tw/2013/11/ie-extension-helper.html)
                                        Why does Microsoft not just have one for this?
                                        It might be easy to have a extension for web developer.
                                        What I mention is this: http://studiobinghuan.blogspot.tw/2013/11/ie-extension-helper.html
                                        “IE Extension Helper”.
                                        It’s similar to the skeleton of chrome extension.
                                        This is an extension builder for web developer to generate a Microsoft Internet extension easily.
                                        Usually, web developer might be not familiar with C++/C or C# programming languages.
                                        After checking the chrome, Firefox and safari extension framework, they also provide the convenient way to let developer…

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                                        • EDGE EXTENSIONS .NET COMPATIBILITY

                                          I see that this vote was taken down (which is completely against the spirit of a *community* telling YOU what THEY want).
                                          https://wpdev.uservoice.com/forums/257854-microsoft-edge-developer/suggestions/6545194-better-net-based-extensions

                                          .NET has been around for over a decade. Organizations and developers alike have invested hundreds of thousands of hours learning .NET and its languages. Code bases and libraries have been built around these languages that eliminate friction and encapsulate solutions to problems encountered over the lifetime of a product and/or framework.

                                          By forcing developers to use JavaScript, and not utilize .NET languages, the Edge team is essentially forcing their users to break the fundamental principle of DRY: …

                                          241 votes
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