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  1. dashlane support

    Dashlane claims edge does not support a certain feature to enable them to write a plugin:
    https://csdashlane.zendesk.com/hc/en-us/articles/202699161-Request-Dashlane-on-a-Platform-or-Browser

    Please do whatever is needed to get dashlane working on edge, it's really in excusable to not have such a popular app supported. I would then use edge immediately, thank you

    15 votes
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      1 comment  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Group event handlers by handler name

      Grouping tags under specific handlers will make navigation easier and avoid all unnecessary work searching for the handler that trigger a specific event

      6 votes
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        0 comments  ·  F12 Developer Tools  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Possibility to fix tabs in 'aside' panel

        Possibility to fix tabs in 'aside' panel so they won't be deleted from aside panel after restore

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          0 comments  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Browser de-animator feature

          Request de-animator feature for MS Edge will let people use their browser again at work and in an office environment. This feature will let users open all browser windows without any distracting animations or auto-playing video. Flash or html5 graphics will be frozen, displayed in black and white, non-animated. No surprise sounds or video will be played out loud. This will replace the need for ad block and pacify advertisers at the same time; because it does not completely block their messages. But it does restore some dignity to the browsing experience for whom would again like to use the…

          2 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 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

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              0 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • At least allow Norton extensions

              Allow Norton extensions

              553 votes
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                193 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • remember site's zoom setting

                Remember each site's zoom setting, like in chrome and firefox. I will not use edge until it has this functionality.

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                  0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add more languages content. I need Romanian language.

                  I really want to use this browser, but I need my language content - Romanian.
                  Bing engine displays more foreign content and that doesn't help me.

                  3 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 130 votes
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                      2 comments  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • InPrivate

                      Allow extensions to be enabled in InPrivate sessions. Use case is to have eg. Ublock running for InPrivate browsing sessions too.

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

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                          0 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • allow me to choose my prefered news sources

                          I would like to select and block news sources for example: Block the Washington Post or add a local news station or paper.

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                            0 comments  ·  Miscellaneous  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Support Strict Secure Cookies

                            The Secure flag on cookies prevents from being read by an insecure (non https) origin, but it can still add or delete secure cookies from an insecure site. This feature request will make the cookie strictly secure

                            3 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Add a new flag allow-top-navigation-with-gesture

                              An already established standard (https://html.spec.whatwg.org/multipage/browsers.html#attr-iframe-sandbox-allow-top-navigation-by-user-activation), this new flag requires top-level browsing context navigation from a sandboxed iframe only through gesture. This prevents malicious auto-redirection from 3rd party content while still allowing top-level navigation

                              3 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Security  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 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.

                                7 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Extensions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • support for websockets compression using permessage-deflate

                                  Chrome and Firefox support the standards based websockets compression extension permessage-deflate during protocol upgrade negotiation (see https://tools.ietf.org/html/draft-ietf-hybi-permessage-compression-17).

                                  Applications that use websockets with a reasonable payload across a LAN (eg. most JSON payloads) and especially across the internet are noticeable slower in Edge.

                                  As more modern web apps (SPAs especially) implement websockets, Edge is at a disadvantage compared to competitive Windows browsers.

                                  Please consider for a future update of Edge.

                                  29 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • 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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                                    • Support "wheel" events for 2-finger scrolling on Precision Touch Pads (like every other browser does, and every other trackpad does)

                                      Microsoft Edge is the only browser that doesn't support 2-finger scrolling properly. Sure, it scrolls the web page, but it doesn't fire wheel events. It instead just lets the OS handle it. This breaks critical functionality not only on the web, but also in many Windows 10 apps that are built using js/html (which is executed by the Edge engine). The biggest example is Flipboard, which doesn't let you "flip" through pages using the scroll gesture on the precision trackpad that Microsoft's own Hardware ships with (every Surface Pro / Book for the past 3+ years).

                                      To verify the problem,…

                                      292 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  JavaScript  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • 3 votes
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                                        • Add FLIF support

                                          Add support for FLIF, the Free Lossless Image Format! Its benefits include progressive enhancement, transparency, and animations, all with significantly-fewer-bytes-received than other image formats! http://flif.info

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                                            0 comments  ·  Media  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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