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Provide Office Support for Containers

Many Business Application are dependent on Office to edit files or import/export of ppt or word formats. So adding office support for Containers would be a good idea.

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  • RG commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    MS Office has lot of automation capabilities and there are thousands of tools written as plug-ins to MS Office. To have these deployed on backend, as of today, requires a lot of VM management and deployment overheads. It should be a business driver for MS Office team to get all or "most" part of those capabilities, getting to work in a windows container. Its now years of waiting, first for windows containers and now waiting to get MS Office start to work on it. Hopefully, some sense will preval!!

  • Brad Reynolds commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    SMH. We shouldn't even need a container for this. It should be a server VM Option to have office installed.

  • Michael Wolfe commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This would be especially useful in a development environment when testing compatibility with multiple Office versions.

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