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  1. Be able to open excel files online even if it is with unsupported feature.


    • Should let us know which particular thing that sets off the unsupported prompt

    • Even if there are unsupported features inside the file we should be able to open the file ignoring the unsupported or opening it by creating a copy without the unsupported feature

    10 votes
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  2. If too large for Excel online allow the ability to download the file and open locally.

    If too large for Excel online allow the ability to download the file and open locally.

    18 votes
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  3. REACTIVATE RIGHT CLICK TO SAVE LOCALLY.

    REACTIVATE RIGHT CLICK TO SAVE LOCALLY.

    3 votes
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  4. Please expand the storage capacity for excel online to allow view more then 36mb

    Please expand the ability to open excel online for larger files without having to open excel on desktop

    2 votes
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  5. Provide a history log for excel and feature to revert back to that version of excel before it was modified

    Provide a history log for excel and feature to revert back to that version of excel before it was modified

    4 votes
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  6. PLEASE ALLOW TO OPEN FILE IN PREVIEW

    PLEASE ALLOW TO OPEN FILE IN PREVIEW

    1 vote
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    1 vote
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  8. Provide a way to set file(s) to always open on the desktop application.

    It's extraordinarily frustrating when, day after day, I have to wait for Web Excel to decide it can't open my macro-enabled personal Excel spreadsheet, then have to tell it twice that, yes I really DO want to open it in the desktop app, then wait for it to do so. I understand using Web Excel for files with collaborative authors, but it's a waste of time for many files that will never involve collaboration, especially when they use features of desktop Excel which might never be implemented in the web version. That's not "productivity" software.

    1 vote
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  9. Saving Documents

    It would be nice if instead of having to open an additional app, it were possible to make changes on 365.com. Now, when you open a file, it opens as read only. In order to make changes you have to open the desktop app of excel, word, etc. One less step would be nice.

    1 vote
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  10. 1 vote
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  11. Can you please add feature to lock the individual sheets in the Excel online and version history as well.

    Can you please add feature to lock the individual sheets in the Excel online and version history as well.

    4 votes
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  12. Provide a way to convert xlsx files to xls so I can save and open using older excel software

    Provide a way to convert xlsx files to xls so I can save and open using older excel software

    1 vote
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  13. Excel online opening to the last cursor spot vs top left

    When I open excel online it opens to an odd spot in my document. It appears the last spot my cursor was left is now the top right of where it opens. For example if I'm working in a document and leave my cursor on the far right of my page (there is no more data on the right) the next time I open it my file opens with that far right cell now as my top left cell shifting my document. When working in multiple files and opening and closing it makes the constant having to scroll extremely annoying.…

    3 votes
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  14. When I open the excel from Online to desktop version. The online browser should close.

    After I open the excel from online to desktop version. The online version should close because it creates 2 copies of the excel on my machine. When we have to work with multiple excels this creates confusion as we see duplicate excels on the laptop.

    1 vote
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  15. Have option to "not show me this again"

    Have an option to turn off the prompt to continue editing in teams or give feedback when you open in browser in teams. Currently, I have to X out every time.

    1 vote
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  16. 2 votes
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  17. Allow online EXCEL 365 workbooks to open at Sheet1!A1 every time or allow us to define it in the URL

    Online shared Excel 365 workbooks appear to open to the last cell a user clicked. This is no good if we are trying to display information to a team.

    Could you please give us the option to open sharepoint docs at sheet1!A1 as with the desktop Excel.
    or failing that, allow us to specify cell sheet1!A1 in the sharepoint URL to that workbook

    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/all/external-url-link-to-a-specific-cell-in-an-excel/3c5d27e8-ffb9-4a7b-8cf7-5b64ce5b0814

    1 vote
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  18. Excel file corrupt

    If I open excel from SP then it says as file is corrupt and the same file if I download and open then it opens correctly. I have cleared the cache, I have reopened the IE, I have restarted my laptop. Why such issue ?

    1 vote
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  19. 1 vote
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  20. File saving option by navigating into different folder

    For saving file in any folder, moving to another folder option is not given like go 1 level or similar

    1 vote
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