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  1. Ability to "cast to device" from Microsoft Edge Browser

    I hope this idea has already been considered and is in development. But if it isn't, please add to the list. Would love the ability to cast a video to device from within the Edge browser. This ability has been around with other operating systems for years.

    3 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Media  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 283 votes
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        2 comments  ·  Document Object Model (DOM)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add support for pinning tabs in IE and in Edge, as Opera, Firefox, and Chrome allow.

        Add support for pinning tabs in IE and in Edge, as Opera, Firefox, and Chrome allow.

        1 vote
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          0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Content Security Policy Level 2

          CSP Level 2 bring with it the ability the whitelist inline script tags using the `script-src: nonce-<nonce>` directive.

          This allows applications that rely on a small set of inline scripts to still reap the xss-fighting benefits of disallowing all other inline scripts and inline event handlers.

          628 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 1 vote
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              0 comments  ·  Microsoft Edge Dev site  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Array.prototype.includes

              Array.prototype.includes for simpler and more readable checking for whether a value is contained in an Array object

              44 votes
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                1 comment  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Support HTML5 drag and drop of files from Explorer

                IE11 supports dragging files from the desktop/File Explorer to upload to for example OneDrive or other sites which use the HTML5 file upload API and support drag and drop.
                This doesn't work in Edge. This is a quite serious regression.

                540 votes
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                  29 comments  ·  HTML  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Unprefix and update -ms-text-combine-horizontal property

                  Now text-combine-horizontal renames text-combine-upright.

                  -ms-text-combine-horizontal property
                  https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn337005%28v=vs.85%29.aspx

                  9.1. Horizontal-in-Vertical Composition: the text-combine-upright property
                  https://drafts.csswg.org/css-writing-modes/#text-combine-upright

                  24 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • ECMAScript Shared Memory and Atomics

                    Specification: http://lars-t-hansen.github.io/ecmascript_sharedmem/shmem.html
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                    Enables atomic operations on shared memory locations. Allows for the role of "threads" to be played by Web Workers in web browser environments.

                    Use cases:
                    - Support for threaded code in programs written in other languages that are translated to asm.js or plain JS or a combination of the two, notably C++ but also JVM and CIL bytecode, Halide, Clojure, Rust, and similar safe languages.

                    - Support for hand-written JS or JS+asm.js that makes use of multiprocessing facilities for select tasks, such as image processing, asset management, or game AI.

                    83 votes
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                      Completed  ·  0 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Dock tools

                      Add ability to dock Developer Tools to the current window.

                      133 votes
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                        16 comments  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • UPDATE the WebDriver module - it is missing features and hasn't been updated since July 2015.

                        Please UPDATE your WebDriver module for Edge and support XPATH and other missing identifier functions, etc., so we can run the same scripts to test Edge in the same way we test other browsers. You say you are going to support it, but if you don't update it, that's not supporting it.

                        12 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Support .remove() method on DOM elements.

                          Support .remove() method on DOM elements

                          26 votes
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                            Completed  ·  2 comments  ·  Document Object Model (DOM)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Make VMs available with MS Edge and Windows 10

                            Please provide a VM for MS Edge browser on Win10 so that we can easily test web apps.

                            86 votes
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                              9 comments  ·  Microsoft Edge Dev site  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • background-clip: text

                              webkit currently supports the property background-clip: text that can be used to create awesome text filled in using background images, gradients, ect. Its an incredible feature with so many possibilities and I'd like to see supported in other browsers.

                              3 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  CSS  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 230 votes
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                                  2 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • 55 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • [HTML] Form Validation and Custom Pattern Validation

                                    These basic form validation types is still not supported on IE, even on Edge, whereas they are supported by competing browsers like Firefox and Chrome.

                                    <input type='text' pattern='[input your validation here]' />

                                    OR

                                    <input type='text' required />

                                    That will be very useful as we don't need to use server-side coding and even JS coding.

                                    84 votes
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                                      3 comments  ·  HTML  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Support Theora Video Codec

                                      Please support the Theora video codec since video servers such as Wikimedia use this.

                                      22 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                        OGG, Theora and Vorbis are now supported in the Fall Creators Update by installing the Web Media Extension from the Microsoft Store: https://www.microsoft.com/store/apps/9n5tdp8vcmhs

                                        Long-term, we expect to expand distribution of the Web Media Extension package to all Windows 10 devices so that these formats become a trusted and reliable part of the web platform available to developers.

                                        https://blogs.windows.com/msedgedev/2017/12/05/introducing-web-media-extension-package-ogg-vorbis-theora-support/

                                      • add support for the 'form' attribute

                                        http://www.impressivewebs.com/html5-form-attribute/
                                        would be nice to use that feature, IE seems to be the only browser without support for it :)

                                        2,067 votes
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                                          34 comments  ·  HTML  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Remove element.runtimeStyle

                                          element.runtimeStyle is non-standard, unnecessary and unintuitive.

                                          - It doesn't match any standard or any other browser.

                                          - We already have the `style` attribute on elements.

                                          - If I clone elements with any runtimeStyles set then the clones also get the runtimeStyles. But if I copy the elements using an `.innerHTML` (or similar) approach then the runtimeStyle is not copied.

                                          6 votes
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                                            1 comment  ·  Document Object Model (DOM)  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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