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  1. 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.

    19 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Please add the Formula trace prcedents, dependents option

    Please add the Formula trace prcedents, dependents option

    3 votes
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  3. Desktop Excel is great, spreadsheet edit within SharePoint is TERRIBLE. I suggest ALWAYS opening .xls* files within the desktop app.

    Desktop Excel is great, spreadsheet edit within SharePoint is TERRIBLE. I suggest ALWAYS opening .xls* files within the desktop app. Why even try to provide functionality within SharePoint?

    4 votes
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  4. Multiple Text Colors in one Cell

    Multiple text color in current excel online is unavailable.
    The multiple color text will ease the editing & online coworking experience, especially in emphasizing a point without turning everything into the same color.
    Really hope to see this improvement updated soon.

    17 votes
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  5. 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.

    6 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. 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…

    2 votes
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  7. Name Conflict error

    It's very, very annoying to keep receiving the Name Conflict error. Please fix it ...

    1 vote
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  8. m.wenob

    Team Work

    2 votes
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  9. 4 votes
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  10. Be able to set default row height in Excel

    Hi - RIght now in Excel, depending on the default font and font size that you choose, Excel automatically assigns a row height. For example with Arial 8, the default row height is 12. I like 15. It would be great if you could set that in the default settings so that when I create a new workbook, it automatically comes up with Arial 8 as the default font, with a row height of 15. T

    1 vote
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  11. Add Chart design feature.

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

    1 vote
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  12. need to add chart design when using browser Excel 365.

    Need to add chart design option, when using 365 excel on the Microsoft browser application.

    1 vote
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  13. Add Manage Rules under Conditional Formatting

    Add the ability to manage multiple conditional formatting rules in the web client, similar to desktop. Currently, the only workaround is to setup multiple rules in the desktop client and copy-paste the cells into a web-hosted document.

    3 votes
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  14. There is a small bug in online excel.

    While doing single underline, text position remains the same but while doing double underline, the position of the text goes a little up. It should not happen and it should remain on the same position.

    1 vote
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  15. please add the zoom level and page layout

    please add the zoom level and page layout

    1 vote
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  16. 1 vote
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  17. 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.

    2 votes
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  18. 1 vote
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  19. 1 vote
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  20. Allow option for placeholder in Online excel

    placeholder option for users for easy identification

    1 vote
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