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  1. Add Office Scripts to the native Excel Application

    I understand getting full blown VBA working on the web is extremely unlikely (impossible?).

    So - make Office Scripts run on native Excel (and other Office apps). That way we get

    1) One common development language across all Microsoft Office applications

    2) Support for Javascript/Typescript in native Office.

    10 votes
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    Thank you for sending Microsoft feedback. Your input is valuable to us and helps improve our products.

    Office native platforms already supports JavaScript/TypeScript for the add-in (extensions) model. The built-in Office Scripts/automation is not yet supported.

    We do intend to support Office Scripts across other platforms and hosts. However, the priority and schedules for such expansion in coverage is not yet finalized. We are right now focussed on delivering it for Online platform with Power Automation support. Please stay tuned for future announcements to learn about the coverage.

    Thanks,
    Sudhi

  2. Online excel should be capable of at least opening password protected files, inter-linked excel workbooks, macro enabled workbooks

    Online excel should be capable of at least opening password protected files, inter-linked excel workbooks, macro enabled workbooks

    4 votes
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  3. allow full use of excel features on the online version.

    The one drive excel does not have the full features of excel and so I cant use it for my Intro to excel class which is frustrating. Please allow the full version from Online.

    11 votes
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  4. Add Macros features in Microsoft Excel.

    Add Macros features in Microsoft Excel.

    1 vote
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  5. 1 vote
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  6. 1 vote
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  7. 1 vote
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  8. How can we use existing Macro / VB from Desktop in Online?

    How can we use existing Macro / VB from Desktop in Online?
    Some automatic function is good.

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  9. 2 votes
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  10. Enable macro triggers to run server side script

    Enable macro triggers to run server side script at a certain time of day. This feature is available in google sheets and is an absolute game changer for me! Please add this ability. (Note: google limits runtime to six minutes. This is not enough but I understand the intention. If a limit must be applied please make it much longer than six minutes.)

    Thank you in advance for prioritising this along with general macro enablement in excel online 😊

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  11. Some of the features like form toolbar controls, toobox controls and ActiveX controls not supporting on cloud excel

    Some of the features like form toolbar controls, toobox controls and ActiveX controls not supporting on cloud excel

    1 vote
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  12. Suggest to get a better connection with Mac

    Excel on Mac books work very slow. Love Excel but not liking the speed anymore. It used to be good. Unfortunately I have to use a Mac for work :-(

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  13. 1 vote
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  14. Please make it to where ALL macro functions (buttons, etc.) work in the Excel online

    Please allow for ALL macro functions to work online and not inhibit the online functionality.

    6 votes
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  15. Micros utility

    same as ms excel please give facility for micros

    2 votes
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  16. Make all funnctions available. i.e. Power Pivot, Power View, Power Maps, and Power Query.

    Student using Excel need the Power features such as Power pivot, Power View, and Power Query

    14 votes
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  17. Could we add Team foundation server add-in, it will be easy to refresh the sheet directly at shared place

    Could we add Team foundation server add-in, it will be easy to refresh the sheet directly at shared place

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  18. Make Excel Online support all features just like Actual Excel

    Make every feature supported in excel online just like the actual excel. Only then People will start using excel online.Unless Excel online is supporting all features, people wouldn't be using your cloud based platforms like Microsoft TEAMS.

    6 votes
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  19. Improve compatibility between Excel formula and VBA formula

    Ability to copy a formula created in excel and paste directly in vba code.
    example: Excel formula is if (A1="",TRUE,FALSE) but VBA formula is if (A1="""",TRUE,FALSE) remove the requirement for the additional " in VBA so formula can be easily created and validated in excel and then simply paste directly into VBA code without further edits required

    1 vote
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  20. Add developer tab including VBA

    Enable a developer tab so that users can add macros and edit the VBA behind them. JavaScript would be nice to be able to use as well.

    26 votes
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