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  1. Edit history for individual cells

    I would like to see edit history for individual cells. Google sheets has this option and it has proven invaluable so I would like to see it available in Excel Online

    11 votes
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  2. Bring back Editing other users comments in Exchange Online

    The recent Exchange online updates appears to have removed editting capability for comments made by other users on the excel online.

    Such functions is necessary specially for users utilizing online only Excel.

    5 votes
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  3. Multi user filtering without changing view of other users

    Generate the ability for multiple users to edit documents in Excel online and application where the users can filter for their screen only. This would allow for greater collaboration as multiple pieces of a project can be worked on in the same document without each users view being altered by one users filter.

    15 votes
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  4. Selecting: multiple selection with Ctrl key

    Multiple selection with Ctrl Key

    7 votes
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  5. Allow user to set margins for page and printed page.

    2 things: 1. allow the user to adjust page margins when preparing and printing the document;
    2. Although Canada is a metric country (sort of), the default paper sizes are the same as the US. Canada does not use metric sized paper. Please adjust the default

    5 votes
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  6. Do not automatically place the Find and Replace Box over the data the user wants to replace.

    Remove the bell that rings after Excel has carried out a Find and Replace action, and the request for confirmation that comes with it.

    2 votes
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  7. It would be brilliant and easier to use, if we could see the print view

    It would be brilliant and easier to use, if we could see the print view on the one drive

    2 votes
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  8. 2 votes
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  9. Keyboard shortcut to SHIFT> ARROW DOWN >END> ARROW DOWN in order to select all filled cells in a column

    Keyboard shortcut to SHIFT> ARROW DOWN >END> ARROW DOWN in order to select all filled cells in a column

    2 votes
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  10. 2 votes
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  11. More features on Excel online, please.

    More features on Excel online, please.

    2 votes
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  12. Multiple Text Colors in one Cell

    Multiple text color in current excel online is unavailable.
    The multiple color text will ease the editing & online coworking experience, especially in emphasizing a point without turning everything into the same color.
    Really hope to see this improvement updated soon.

    13 votes
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  13. Make Excel Online App to be default app for opening excel files online and offline

    Thanks Microsoft for providing Excel Online app . Wish this app allows to create and edit files as the default app for users who don't have excel full application.

    This will allow users to use Excel Online as default app in windows and whoever wishes to have more functionality can choose (and will choose) Office 365 subscription or buy Office 2019 .

    Allowing this feature will be benefitted by Windows Desktop Users i increase the Office Online apps userbase subsequently may subscribe for Office 365 plans

    7 votes
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  14. 2 votes
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  15. Make Excel Online App to be default app for opening excel files online and offline

    Thanks Microsoft for providing Excel Online app . Wish this app allows to create and edit files as the default app for users who don't have excel full application.

    This will allow users to use Excel Online as default app in windows and whoever wishes to have more functionality can choose (and will choose) Office 365 subscription or buy Office 2019 .

    Allowing this feature will be benefitted by Windows Desktop Users i increase the Office Online apps userbase subsequently may subscribe for Office 365 plans

    6 votes
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  16. Focus Cell/Column in Excel- similar to Outlook Online Week View - wider day

    When I'm in Outlook Online, Week View- I like how the current Day is wider than the rest. I think a similar (optional) UI enhancement in Excel would be helpful. As you navigate and edit certain cells- have them appear larger and/or floating above the rest of the spreadsheet- to make it instantly findable onscreen. What are you editing - THIS CELL. This is similar to another UI suggestion I had for Excel- in searching for cells, or wherever the current selected cell is. It's not always readily apparent now.

    1 vote
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  17. F4 keyboard shortcut for Repeat / Redo

    In the local install of Excel the use of F4 to repeat the previous action is wonderful, and I use it regularly.
    If this could be added to the online version it would be great.

    2 votes
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  18. 1 vote
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  19. time out for leaving computer

    I have no idea this is my organization or default Excel clouding but time out for sign me out is very short. I suggest that Individual can manage by each person to figure this while editing the shared files.

    1 vote
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  20. allow an option for users to always open in desktop app

    allow an option for users to always open in desktop app

    3 votes
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