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  1. Implement Intelligent Tracking Protection (ITP) as in Safari, or equivalent protection

    A user-agent should act to protect its user's best interest. ITP is a sensible compromise between no privacy and ad-blocking since it enables advertising without abandoning data protection. Since there is no existing standard, Edge could experiment with an approach different from ITP, but it's a good starting point (and does not break the Web).

    86 votes
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    • Add Group Policy setting to disable delete browser history

      As an education customer, we do not want students to be able to delete browser history. Chrome and IE both have a Group Policy setting to prevent that. Could a Group Policy setting like IE's "Prevent access to Delete Browsing History" be added for Edge, please?

      14 votes
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      • Assigned Access

        Edge is supposed to be UWP!? Then why can't I choose it as the assigned app when setting up an Assigned Access Account in Windows 10 Pro? Edge really needs to support this Windows 10 feature. We are currently forced to download a third party browser app from the store to use a browser in this mode.

        112 votes
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        • Hide Internet Explorer icons from the taskbar and the desktop

          Hello,

          When I do support for customers of my SaaS company, I see that many of them who are not tech-savvy cannot differentiate between one browser or another, let alone between IE and Edge. They do not have a preference for one of the two even though it makes a huge difference for us, web developers, when it comes to web standard or supported technologies.

          I understand IE must still be supported for a long time because of technologies that were removed in the first version of Edge, but would it be possible, for the next big update, to "hide"…

          21 votes
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          • Add an "IE Frame"-like Feature to Edge

            As a web developer, the fact that ~10% of my users still use IE11, and that its features are frozen in time from 2011, is a huge pain point preventing me from using many new web platform features. (Even with a progressive enhancement mindset, there are times when the IE experience has to be pretty close to the experience in other browsers. In those cases, using the new features often doesn't make sense — it would just mean implementing the same functionality two different ways.)

            So, this is a request to add a feature to Edge wherein:

            1) If this feature…

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            • Intergrate Download Manager.

              The download manager should be able to
              1. Start, pause and resume task.
              2. Show speed.
              3. Date of task entry.
              4. Schedule task
              Etc

              3 votes
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              • When will Edge support protected PDF's

                Edge offers a great PDF-reader. Only downside, I can't use Edge as PDF-reader for AIP Protected documents. If I want to read them, I need to install foxit, or the AIP-Client.

                It would be great if Edge can also be used to read protected PDFs...

                3 votes
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                • Add support for RFC4709: Mounting Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) Servers

                  Right now, getting people to mount a webdav folder involves and end user following various complicated instructions to manually mount the server using "Add network location".

                  What should be possible is for the end user to click on a link, and have the process kicked off as if they used the "Add a network location" and entered a webdav endpoint.

                  This will drastically reduce the administrative burden of configuring webdav drives, in an RFC compliant manner.

                  9 votes
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                  • the favorites bar width is way too large after your update and can't be made narrower.

                    the favorites bar width is way too large after your update and can't be made narrower.
                    Either go back to original format or allow users to adjust width of bar

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                    • Implement `prefetch-src` CSP directive

                      In order to block potential data leaks through prefetch requests, it was decided [1] that a `prefetch-src`CSP directive would be added and control such requests, and that prefetch requests would have their own `Request.initiator` and an empty string destination[2].

                      [1] https://github.com/w3c/webappsec-csp/issues/107
                      [2] https://github.com/whatwg/fetch/pull/659

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                        • how can I get rid of the message

                          "Upgrade to premium" It is taking up too much space on my screen

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                          • permission

                            Support the `navigator.permissions.query()` function from https://www.w3.org/TR/permissions/.

                            6 votes
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                            • Permanently pin favorites

                              Let users PERMANENTLY pin their favorites on right or left of the screen. It is pain to have to pin it everytime you open the browser. Pinning a few horizontally is NOT a solution as it takes up scrolling space.

                              3 votes
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                              • Make EdgeHtml layout engine open source

                                So we can help you improve like we do with the Chakra Engine

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                                • boomarks organization

                                  The bookmarks managing section is really poor. Hard to organize. Cannot move, delete or edit multiple links at the same time.
                                  Can we have a way of manipulating links and folders more like we do with files? Select multiple links at a time to be moved, sorted, etc.

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                                  • Element.scrollIntoViewIfNeeded()

                                    Similar to Element.scrollIntoView() but only scrolls the page if it isn't already visible.

                                    Implemented in Blink and Webkit (Chrome/Opera/Safari).

                                    Mozilla Firefox bug tracker entry: https://bugzil.la/403510

                                    15 votes
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                                    • Edge browser should be separately downloaded

                                      Edge browser should be downloaded separately rather than being integrated with Windows.

                                      More extensions are required.

                                      7 votes
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                                      • Updates to Internet Explorer 11’s navigation bar with search box

                                        KB4038777 This update adds a search box beside the URL bar when you show tabs on a separate row. Please remove the search box or give a method to remove it.

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                                        • Arabic text in alert() should appear in RTL by default

                                          When using an alert()-statement in which arabic text is included (like alert("דךגלכחדךלגיכלגדיכ\nלחידליגדלכדגכ\nלחידלגיכ");
                                          ) , the alignment of the message will appear in Left-To-Right (LTR), unless you specify the direction in the html-attribute. Chrome detects automatically, that these characters need RTL-direction and shows them accordingly in RTL directly.

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