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  1. Multiple Filters

    Excel Online is currently only able to filter one column in a table. It would be useful to be able to filter multiple columns when you have a big table and need to sort through data quickly. Please help.

    6 votes
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  2. Allow Ctrl + Click on Excel Online

    Allow Ctrl + Click on Excel Online

    6 votes
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  3. please add filter option for exel

    please add filter option for exel

    6 votes
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  4. 6 votes
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  5. Sorting with merged cells

    When attempting to sort and the error pops up that some of the cells are merged and it cannot sort, it would be super handy to know which cells or cell range contain the merged cells. Would you be able to make that happen? Google sheets can do this, which is where I got the idea.

    5 votes
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  6. quick search sheet

    I don' know if its exit or not but i recommend searching bar to quickly search any sheet. im now working on 28 sheet and it give me a hard time to search for it

    5 votes
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  7. You must have FILTER as an online option. Google has it. People won't use One Drive for editing docs if you don't

    your online version of excel states

    NOTE: In Excel Online, you can sort only a single column ascending (A to Z) or descending (Z to A); multi-column and custom sorting aren't supported yet

    5 votes
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  8. 5 votes
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  9. Excel Online - Custom View

    While its reasonable to expect users to create custom views locally, we absolutely need the ability to toggle between existing custom views in Excel Online!

    4 votes
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  10. let me delete cells and shift up in a table

    let me delete cells and shift up in a table

    4 votes
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  11. Table Range Update

    After adding new information to a current table from an exported spreadsheet, the new data will no longer sort. You have to open the file in Excel on the desktop and manually change the Table Range even though it is already selected the new data. Once this is done then you are able to sort the new data correctly. Please provide a way to mitigate this little glitch.

    4 votes
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  12. Please assign &add option for to create drop down

    In Normal excel we have the option to create drop down .
    But in live acc we are unable to create such drop downs.

    4 votes
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  13. Is there a limit of entries in filter option on the online version?

    In the Excel online version, I noticed that when data exeeds 1000 entries, the filter shows a warning message "NOT ALL ITEMS SHOWING".
    May MS expand this limit

    3 votes
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  14. 3 votes
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  15. Add Ability to Linear Fit

    Microsoft moderators were talking about it back in 2017 https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/all/creating-a-trendline-in-excel-online/6b12c339-02e9-466b-86a0-a64e17754610

    There should be no reason excel online is as limited as it is.

    3 votes
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  16. Totals of a Sort Function

    When I sort I would like to see the total count of all the records shown from the sort.

    3 votes
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  17. At the moment I filter, it should show the quantity of cases that are the results of the filter.

    As in the Full Version of Excel, at the moment you apply different filters, there should be a number in the bar that shows the quantity of the cases that comply with the specifications of the filter (s).

    3 votes
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  18. Show total rows/columns count at least when filters are active

    Frequently I want to know how many rows (or columns on occasion) are in a sheet. It would be nice to have a running total visible somewhere on the screen. Especially when I'm applying or removing filters.

    I've been in countless meetings where people are either counting rows by hand, scrolling endlessly, or copy pasting filtered rows into a temporary sheet just to get this information.

    3 votes
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  19. When using filtert, the drop down menu does not show the possible selection in the column. The offline version has this capability

    Filter in offline version automatically generate the option in the drop down menu. But the online version does not support it. Please add it!

    3 votes
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  20. Advanced Sorting of Sheets Within a Workbook

    It would be very useful to sort the sheets of an Excel workbook according to chosen data within the sheets. For instance, if a workbook contained sheets with stats for a group of baseball players, it would be useful to arrange the sheets according to a particular statistic that is common to all sheets.

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