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  1. Provide an option to disable Excel Online and default to desktop version

    Excel Online continues to disappoint new users and is hampering adoption of both SharePoint and Teams. Even if the library and site collection are set to "Open in client application", every Excel file that isn’t opened directly form the library in SharePoint or files tab in Teams, opens in the garbage online version, then has to be change to desktop, then user has to close the useless window of the online version.

    There is no option to open in the desktop version for a file attached to a planner task embedded in Teams, so then it is either jump through…

    7 votes
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  2. Allow both fixed rows & fixed columns at the same time

    Currently the user has the option of choosing a fixed row or a fixed column, but not both. Would be nice to be able to freeze 1st row & 1st column at least.

    5 votes
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  3. side by side

    There should be a horizontal 'side by side' option similar to the vertical side by side on the desktop version. Effectively a 'top and bottom'.

    In our example, we display 2 worksheets from 1 workbook on a monitor. A lot of screen space is wasted with all of the tabs, headers etc. Displaying 2 worksheets top and bottom (or side by side as the circumstance requires) would be faster, cleaner and more beneficial.

    2 votes
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  4. Same as a large share of Excel users

    Bad concept to have Excel LIGHT on the cloud and frustrate the heck out of the desktop users. The interface is cute, but not effective.

    1 vote
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  5. give option to covert "big file size" of excel file into .csv file and download button even if the file size exceed than 5 MB.

    give option to covert "big file size" of excel file into .csv file and download button even if the file size exceed than 5 MB.

    1 vote
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  6. If I open 2 excel at the same time, I should not see the ribbon bar twice, just one

    If I open 2 excel at the same time, I should not see the ribbon bar twice, just one

    1 vote
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  7. should support row/column block feature by user

    should support row/column block feature by user

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  8. Crash when open Excel on One Drive

    Crash when open Excel on One Drive

    2 votes
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  9. One-click start, One-click end button in Excel Tracking sheet

    Hi guys,
    thanks so much for the work u guys are actively doing behind the scenes :)
    But I'd like to suggest something very important. As u can see in the attachment, I use a tracking sheet we created in our office using Excel, and we created a lot of tabs at the bottom, so that we can identify certain countries we work with;

    But since some time now, we noticed that there was a "one-click" button which was initially there to browse through the pages and get to the last Tab created, but now, that "one-click" button is no…

    1 vote
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  10. shortcut for switching between worksheets - Online Excel

    Is there any keyboard shortcut to switch from one worksheet to another for online excel sheet?

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  11. Add an option to "Freeze up to Selected Column"

    Add an option to "Freeze up to Selected Column", not only the first column. Also, an option to "Freeze up to Selected Row".

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  12. side scroll in teams

    please allow horizontal scrolling in excel for teams

    1 vote
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  13. Need style pattern in filling cells

    style pattern in filling cells is not visible in Excel Online. It's a problem

    We need to access options format cells (number / alignment / font / border / fill / protection)

    More features online !

    4 votes
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  14. Add custom view

    Adding Custom Views and ability for teams to work in different views at the same time, google sheets.

    1 vote
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  15. 1 vote
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  16. Master spreadsheet

    So,I collect a large amount of data, which I would ideally like to be an excel spreadsheet withing an excel spreadsheet. That is a overall spreadsheet which I could split into an annually, which I could analyze monthly or however I choose.

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  17. Zoom % should be actual

    The zoom % in Excel online is always 100%. It would be good to load the file with the actual view size saved in the file. Secondly, there is no zoom option available in the screen. We have to use the browser zoom option to do the same.

    15 votes
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  18. Zoom bar at the bottom right-hand corner. Very handy in the Desktop app, most essential when using Teams to access spreadsheets for meetings

    Zoom bar at the bottom right-hand corner. Very handy in the Desktop app, most essential when using Teams to access spreadsheets for meetings

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  19. Tab from worksheet within a Workbook

    There was a way to tab from one worksheet to another within the same workbook. What happened to that command

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  20. Dark view for Office documents workspace without changing printout color

    Dark view for Office documents workspace without changing printout color.
    Docunents workspace should have a dark view option to allow editing in dark mode without that affecting the colors of the individual documents. (it should be a "View" feature and not a "format"feature.

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