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  1. Bring back Editing other users comments in Exchange Online

    The recent Exchange online updates appears to have removed editting capability for comments made by other users on the excel online.

    Such functions is necessary specially for users utilizing online only Excel.

    6 votes
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  2. Multi user filtering without changing view of other users on desktop

    The possibility for each user to have their own filtered view is already available for the web app. But still not implemented in the desktop app!

    Since most of my colleagues rely on the desktop app, sometimes it's confusing to collaborate in big documents where each user has to use their own filters.

    Please extend this already implemented feature on the web app also on the desktop app.

    Thanks!

    3 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Charting, Mapping and Visualizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. 3 votes
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  4. 1 vote
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  5. 3 votes
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  6. 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".

    5 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Filter Views (collaborative work), zoom and freeze panes

    Hi,
    As much as I love using Excel Desktop version, online version is not that easy to use.
    Few ideas (for on-line I prefer using google only because it have features very easy to use):
    1. Filter Views - addressing the need of multiple people working in the same time, in the same spreadsheet but each on it's own view without bothering other folks


    1. Freeze panes - would be easier just to "drag" a line (as is with Google) and freeze whatever rows, columns etc.


    2. Rearrange the order of the column and rows - again referring to Google Drive where…

    18 votes
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  8. 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.

    6 votes
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  9. 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

    3 votes
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  10. Default print option settings feature

    Currently, with Officee365 it is impossible to set default print settings to Letter or any other size. it is also impossible to set the default scaling of the printed output. If you need to print the document several times due to minor changes, you have to manually set the paper size and scaling each and every time. This is a huge time waster and should be implemented asap.

    2 votes
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  11. Enable the pinch to zoom feature when using the touch pad mouse

    Enable the pinch to zoom feature when using the touch pad mouse

    7 votes
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  12. 3 votes
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  13. Multiple cell selection using Ctrl+selecting non-adjacent cells should be activated for copying and pasting values across a spreadsheet.

    Multiple cell selection using Ctrl+selecting non-adjacent cells should be activated for copying and pasting values across a spreadsheet.

    2 votes
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  14. online excel zoom

    online zoom for excel

    3 votes
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  15. Online Excel should have capability as that of Offline Excel

    User should be able format data in Online Excel as that of Offline. Online excel should allow user to copy data from offline excel & paste it in online one.

    Speed of formatting can be improved. Sometimes it happens that formatting goes wrong due it's performance & we have to remove/undo our work done.

    2 votes
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  16. Add Chart design feature.

    Add Chart design feather on Excel for the web 365 on the Microsoft website.

    2 votes
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  17. 2 votes
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  18. 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.

    3 votes
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  19. Multi user filtering without changing view of other users

    Generate the ability for multiple users to edit documents in Excel online and application where the users can filter for their screen only. This would allow for greater collaboration as multiple pieces of a project can be worked on in the same document without each users view being altered by one users filter.

    13 votes
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  20. 2 votes
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