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  1. Keyboard Shortcut for typing in superscript & subscript, just like bold, italics, and underline

    If I am working in an excel spreadsheet (also in word for that matter), I can click on any cell and hit Ctrl + B, and everything I'm now typing in that cell is Bold. Ctrl + I does the same thing for italics, and Ctrl + U does the same thing for underlined. As a scientist and engineer I work a lot with formulas. Therefore, I would like to be able to hit Ctrl + "insert button here" and now I am typing in Superscript. Same thing for Subscript. Pick a letter that isn't in use, cause I'm pretty…

    3 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. Automatically open file in Excel desktop if the file is above 5MB

    Simple enough. Excel online throws an error when the file is above 5MB in size, and doesn't give the user any other options. Effectively, the file is inaccessible to the user. If the file is above the Excel online limit, have the file open in Excel desktop instead.

    3 votes
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  4. Do not automatically place the Find and Replace Box over the data the user wants to replace.

    Remove the bell that rings after Excel has carried out a Find and Replace action, and the request for confirmation that comes with it.

    2 votes
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  5. 2 votes
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  6. It would be brilliant and easier to use, if we could see the print view

    It would be brilliant and easier to use, if we could see the print view on the one drive

    2 votes
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  7. 2 votes
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  8. links should be copied when copying from external resources

    links should be copied when copying from external resources

    2 votes
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  9. Please let me name cells in the web version

    The title perfectly explains my problem

    3 votes
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  10. allow an option for users to always open in desktop app

    allow an option for users to always open in desktop app

    5 votes
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  11. REACTIVATE RIGHT CLICK TO SAVE LOCALLY.

    REACTIVATE RIGHT CLICK TO SAVE LOCALLY.

    3 votes
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  12. 2 votes
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  13. Keyboard shortcut to SHIFT> ARROW DOWN >END> ARROW DOWN in order to select all filled cells in a column

    Keyboard shortcut to SHIFT> ARROW DOWN >END> ARROW DOWN in order to select all filled cells in a column

    2 votes
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  14. 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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  15. When filtering, can add in filter by text as well as by colour at the same time

    When filtering, can add in filter by text as well as by colour at the same time

    2 votes
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  16. CSV functionality on Excel Online

    I am trying to import a contact list for Forms which requires CSV. I could not find an easy way to convert my workbook online to CSV. So I needed to use the desktop app.

    2 votes
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  17. Create links to other Excel online files

    Create links to other Excel online files

    4 votes
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  18. Please add the Formula trace prcedents, dependents option

    Please add the Formula trace prcedents, dependents option

    2 votes
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  19. Stock Data: update / refresh data automatically

    Please keep the stock data automatically up to date without the need to manually refresh it (like in Google Sheets =googlefinance).

    5 votes
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  20. Please add PAGE BREAK view and Margin resizing for Excel online.

    Please add PAGE BREAK view and Margin resizing for Excel online.

    2 votes
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