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  1. how do you add a sheet to exel

    there is no plus sign

    3 votes
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  2. Is there a way to increase the sixe limit of excel files from 30mb to more?

    Can we increase the size to more than 30MB for users to collaborate on excel online.

    3 votes
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  3. i need to download the file

    i need to download the file, i don't have the option to download the file that im working, just said that cannot open files bigger than Mb

    2 votes
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  4. i cant open this file

    i cant open this file

    2 votes
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  5. make excel less trash

    excel is trash and is awful to use for homework and school

    3 votes
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  6. Recovery option in excel online,

    Provide an option to recover the files which got corrupted

    3 votes
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  7. When you are not able to open large file, only providing the option to open in Excel, please also provide option to download the file.

    When you are not able to open large files, provide and additional option to download the file along with the open in excel option.

    6 votes
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  8. "Your session has exceeded its limits and has been closed" is unclear language, articulate what "the limit" is and how it's exceded

    "Your session has exceeded its limits and has been closed"

    Error Id: d5beba95-ab91-4d03-b643-f81fb062e0c8, 2018-06-13 15:57:51Z

    This error message don't clearly articulate what the user did wrong or how to avoid doing it again. A more detailed message, or one that uses clear language to define what "exceeded its limits" even means, would provide users with a way to avoid getting this error, over and over, as I have.

    5 votes
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  9. Duplicate sheet with images/shapes/charts

    I am unable to duplicate the sheet having (Images/Shapes/Charts) kindly allow to duplicate the sheet having the above said in excel online.

    3 votes
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  10. control the opening mode (offline) with sharepoint shortcut pointing at excel file (now enforce online)

    in a document library, you can enforce the use of client application. so excel does open in excel offline. when creating a shortcut to file, it open online anyway.

    I would like to be able to 'ban' online cause we use some project file maintained by lots of different people and i've noticed several cases of data loss due to version being ovewritten.

    3 votes
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  11. Provide options to open Excel when it cannot be opened on Browser

    If an excel file cannot be opened for various reason on the browser, an option should be given to the user to open it on the desktop/client.

    E.g. I am getting an error "The requested range does not exist in the sheet"

    4 votes
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  12. Copy

    I can´t copy all my data and paste in other program. send a message that is to large

    3 votes
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  13. Give an option of specific excel files to be opened in the desktop version instead of excel online

    Currently Excel files that have links to other Excel files in SharePoint will not open in Excel Online, if the default in SharePoint is set to open excel is Excel online then an error is given. There needs to be an option to change the default application specific excel files are opened rather than global setting.

    26 votes
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  14. If a data query fails to refresh in Excel online, the cause should be identified.

    The error message gives a link to a page that lists the possible causes, but why can't the error message just tell you what's causing YOUR query not to refresh? It would really speed up troubleshooting.

    3 votes
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  15. If the file is greater than 30 MB you can give us options to download.

    If the file is greater than 30 MB you should give US option to download,
    It's no necessary that user has MS-Office downloaded at that time.

    2 votes
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  16. File corrupt when editing excel online in Teams

    This aren't a suggestion but a review on the edit of excel documents created in Teams and tried Editing. When tried editing the message is " File may be corrupt".

    3 votes
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  17. LET ME EDIT

    LET ME EDIT

    2 votes
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  18. Disable automatic query refresh when opening Excel online

    As you state in your error message, "data refresh"..."that uses secure external data connections to on-premises servers.."will probably not work in Office 365". It doesn't. This is an obstacle to online collaboration where a developer creates an auto-updating Excel file with pivot tables that refresh on open using secure connections to SQL server for an end user who needs this information on their portable device. Instead of forcing the Excel Online user to go through the error messages and warnings, why not offer the option (checkbox on error message?) to turn off refresh in Excel Online, while maintaining it for…

    2 votes
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  19. 3 votes
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  20. fix spread excel

    when I update spread sheet and close it out completely they try to open master copy then it shouldn't tell me that I have it locked when I triple checked and don't even have any excel programs open. please fix this

    2 votes
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