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  1. 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…

    11 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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.

      6 votes
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        0 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 324 votes
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          1 comment  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 6 votes
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            0 comments  ·  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

            29 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.

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

                open source with.... (menu content)

                1 vote
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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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                        3 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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                          0 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Dragon extension please

                          Please make a Dragon extension?

                          10 votes
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                            1 comment  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • 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.

                            13 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • 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…

                              4 votes
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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: …

                                238 votes
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                                  8 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Allow sidebar extensions/plugins (with rich access/control of tab and window content)

                                  Last I checked, Chrome had deprecated this. FireFox has it, but it's a quite convoluted to create one. This could be a great win for Edge.

                                  13 votes
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                                  • где документация на Русском языке

                                    где документация на Русском языке? где тут Русский язык на сайте?
                                    втрой вопрос вы предлагаете инструмент
                                    https://www.visualstudio.com/products/code-vs?CR_CC=200684702
                                    вопрос -- он тоже такой как VisualStudio2012
                                    где я должен был постоянно унижаться и каждые 2 недели просить у вас ключ?
                                    если так то такие инструменты и даром не надо!

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                                    • 13 votes
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                                      • Taking Screenshots: entire page, visible area, selected area

                                        Be able to easily take screenshots of the entire page, visible area or selected area.

                                        56 votes
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                                        • Browser Settings API

                                          It can be very useful for developers to have a legit and simple settings overrides API. For example, you can see Chrome's API that was defined as the only way for overriding user settings through extensions - https://developer.chrome.com/extensions/settings_override

                                          In Chrome's case it supplied two significant benefits:
                                          1) Extensions developers could legitimately monetize their software without interfering with the users' experience.
                                          2) It reduced the number of proprietary monetization solutions which can decrease the browser's stability.

                                          26 votes
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