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  1. We updated our system at work to Windows 10. At work we have the option of using old Windows 8.1 and Windows 10. because one of our software

    Recently at work we upgraded to Windows 10. We still have the option of using Windows 8.1. Reason being our Software System that is pertinent to our business only works well with 8.1. There is another issue that I have found with Windows 10 and Windows 8.1 when using simultaneously. In Windows 8.1 when you click on a link to a webinar, a video, or fill out a form or application where you have to hit a submit button to send. There are many applications that will not work by clicking on the link you have to open Microsoft Edge…

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      0 comments  ·  Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • pwa

      Support manifests and PWA and allow to add apps to start menu from edge if it detects it's a valid pwa

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      • DNS over https

        we need support for DNS over HTTPS and TLS

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        • Bring back status bar

          Bring back status bar, to see hyperlinks url.

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          • Add Support for S/MIME in Microsoft Edge

            Idea: Add support for S/MIME in Microsoft Edge browser. Since Microsoft Edge is the successor to IE in some regards I'm confused as to why they didn't add support for S/MIME. I, like many other government or business employees rely on this for viewing/sending encrypted mail.

            I do love the edge browser because it works so much better Outlook Web Access but not having the ability to install S/MIME really takes away from the experience.

            Has there been any discussion thus far as to why this hasn't been implemented?

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            • [EPUB Reader] JavaScript in EPUB3 doesn't work

              [EPUB Reader] JavaScript in EPUB3 doesn't work

              Javascript doesn't seem to work in EPUB.
              I use a little script to have radio buttons accessible (source from: https://www.w3.org/TR/2017/WD-wai-aria-practices-1.1-20170628/examples/radio/radio-2/radio-2.html)
              When I open my xhtml file in Edge, everything is OK but in my EPUB, radio buttons don't work.

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              • Update http://aka.ms/*.*.vagrant links

                Links like: http://aka.ms/ie11.win7.vagrant and http://aka.ms/msedge.win10.vagrant are outdated. They redirect to 2015 builds, and some (the win10 one) don't work at all.

                There needs to be some automated updating on the msft end of those links to help w/ developing automation scripts.

                In the mean time, the only solution is to do some scraping of https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/tools/vms/

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                • multi tabs

                  for those who do a lot of searches, everyday we do a lot of searches, access a lot of web pages and jumping between them.
                  the problem is : with the huge number of tabs we decide by the end of the day because of the chaos and the waste of the resources to close all of these tabs without reading it..

                  i have an idea to solve this problem but i need to contact someone to discuss it

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                      • PLEASE put a "remember this decision" checkbox for Flash Player like Firefox

                        I could justify this all I want but in short: websites still use flash and some will never be updated. Some are for education as well. Just give us an option to enable the button/checkbox in the advanced settings.

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                        • Extension for mobile

                          Extension for the mobile app (android/ios) of Edge! This would push Edge on top of the rest for many users.

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                          • Implement node.isConnected as per the living standard.

                            Implement node.isConnected as per the living standard. MDN Reference: https://developer.mozilla.org/en-US/docs/Web/API/Node/isConnected
                            Edge is the only modern browser not to support this property.

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                            • Allow imput in adres bar immediately after opening new tab

                              Meaning you dont have to click on the adres bar anymore after opening a new tab.

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                              • Blocked URL List

                                Will be fine, if Intune and other MDM have an option to put some websites as blocked to visit for users. Same as Smart Screen does for risky pages.

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                                • "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.)

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                                  • Add "Always Allow" to Adobe Flash popup

                                    Now in Edge (Windows 10 1809), enabling Flash for a website doesn't persist after closing the page as it did before the update. The option "Allow Once" is the only option available -- "Always Allow" is not shown -- so every time you open a site you must re-allow Flash

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                                    • 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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                                      • 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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                                        • Cursor on a new tab

                                          Cursor on a new tab should be automatically on the address bar, so once the new tab is opened, no need to click on the address bar to enter URL. Rather the user can directly start writing on the URL after opening the tab.

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