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  1. Proxy API support for extensions

    Proxy extensions such as SwitchyOmega needs Proxy API.
    It's not convenient to use IE proxy settings for more than one proxy server.
    We need proxy API. Chrome and Firefox have already support it many years ago.

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    • Create a "recently closed tabs" feature (you idiots)

      I accidentally close tabs and HAVE SO MUCH TROUBLE trying to get them back using Microsoft edge. You bloody idiots. Fix this.

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        0 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 3 votes
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        • A way of automatic installation of extensions

          All other major web browsers (Chrome, Firefox, and Internet Explorer) provide some way to install an add-on/extension by the application installer. Most antivirus programs and download managers make use of this capability.

          With Edge, the end user, after installing the main application, has to go to the Store and add the corresponding Edge extension manually herself.

          There should be way for the extension publisher to obtain Microsoft-signed extension package from the Developer Dashboard, and include it along with the main application installer, to be added later to users' systems by powershell's Add-AppxPackage, or its equivalent.

          10 votes
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          • I am switching back to Chrome or Opera because I cannot find extension such as StayFocusd is for Chrome or Leechblock is for Firefox

            I overall like the improvements that come with Edge over the IE versions. I almost was going to stay with Edge, but didn't find that important extension that I need. Also, the option to disable Edge would be good in case I want to enable it in the future. Right now, I hate the process that I need to go thru to disable it. Way better if I could disable it as with Windows 7 had with IE.

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            • add internet downloader manager extension like google does. auto download from a given link

              i really like if idm can be used in edge like it is in chrome. edge is simple and faster in term of loading time for me.

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              • We have been trying to submit an extension for more than 2 months and have never received any feedback on our access request to the Store

                We are only receiving the following message: "It looks like we've already received a submission for this Store ID. Please verify that the ID you entered is correct. If so, please bear with us while we work through all the requests we've received."

                Please advise.

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                  1 comment  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • tab styling

                  Add an API to modify tabs (i.e. the tabs-header) via an edge extension.

                  3 votes
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                  • reading list

                    Add an API for accessing the Reading List for Extensions.

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                    • 6 votes
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                      • Add browser.omnibox APIs

                        browser.omnibox enables WebExtensions to implement customised behavior when the user types into the browser's address bar.

                        https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/Add-ons/WebExtensions/API/omnibox

                        8 votes
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                        • Support content scripts in file:// URI - local file access

                          Spent several hours trying to work out why the demo app SecureInput is not working with provided html doc from local file system
                          https://github.com/MicrosoftEdge/MicrosoftEdge-Extensions-Demos

                          Finally found hint
                          https://stackoverflow.com/questions/39287398/access-local-web-files-via-microsoft-edge-extension

                          It would be great to support local file access and injection of content scripts to file:// URI as part of specific pattern match or <all_urls>

                          It would also be great to document this limitation while it's not support and if it won't be supported.

                          6 votes
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                          • Telemtery Page Speed Monitor

                            One simple extension I'd like is to have something like app.telemetry Page Speed Monitor that we can have on Firefox or Chrome (showing in the right corner extension's icon how much time it took (in seconds) for the current web page to load)

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                            • 3 votes
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                              • Drag & Drop URL to create a Shortcut-Link in Explorer

                                Drag & Drop URL to create a Shortcut-Link in Explorer (as in IE 11 / Firefox, etc.)
                                For that reason I must switch to Firefox instead of using Edge

                                4 votes
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                                • Allow browser.tabs.executeScript when in Reading View

                                  This would allow browser extensions to add features to Edge's Reading View.

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Add support for the "commands" API

                                    Add support for the "commands" API to listen for the user executing commands registered using the manifest of an extension, like the media keys or key combinations.

                                    14 votes
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                                    • browser.cookies.onChanged event should be implemented

                                      Many of the enterprise browser extensions will need this event since they would depend on checking if their webpage is logged in already to show a dynamic page in the browser extensions panel and it will also help them to logout the user if cookie is removed.

                                      10 votes
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                                      • Support browser_url_overrides to allow customized net tab page, etc. (since users can't set their own choice of new tab page...)

                                        Edge currently offers very few options for controlling the new tab experience, and the ones it does have are... not popular, judging by the Windows Insider feedback. Allowing extensions to override things like New Tab page would simultaneously address this concern and allow more Chrome extensions to be ported, making Edge a much nicer browser to use.

                                        28 votes
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                                          3 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Support Cortana inside Microsoft Edge extension such as "Turn Off the Lights for Microsoft Edge"

                                          Support Cortana inside Microsoft Edge extension such as "Turn Off the Lights for Microsoft Edge"

                                          Microsoft Edge extension only need HTML5 (JavaScript, CSS, HTML). Make the Cortana API available for the Microsoft Edge extension. Use the example code of the “Hosted Web App” => in the Microsoft Edge extension.
                                          https://gist.github.com/seksenov/17032e9a6eb9c17f88b5

                                          12 votes
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