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  1. 22 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Collaboration and Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for submitting this request! Based on your feedback, we’ve fixed that issue and it’s now available in production as part of the new sheet tabs bar UX. We invite you to go and try the new design and improved functionality of the sheet tabs, including a new drop-up sheet menu. We’d be happy to get your feedback!
    Thank you,
    MSFT

  2. Embedded SharePoint Online Excel file doesn't display horizontal scrollbar

    When embedding a Excel online file into normal CSS webpage using codes, Online Excel file doesn't display horizontal scrollbar.
    The only way to get to the data to the right of the view port is to click on a cell and then use the right arrow key to scroll to the right.

    Codes referenced from this official article.
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/embed-your-excel-workbook-on-your-web-page-or-blog-from-sharepoint-or-onedrive-for-business-7af74ce6-e8a0-48ac-ba3b-a1dd627b7773

    sample : <iframe height="500" width="100%" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" src="[SharingURL]&action=embedview&wdHideSheetTabs=True&wdAllowInteractivity=False&wdHideGridlines=True&wdDownloadButton=True"></iframe>

    Screen shot attached.

    3 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    completed  ·  excelonlineteam responded

    I would like to share with you that this bug is now fixed.

    Thank you for reaching out and providing such a detailed information on the issue. It is was super helpful and allowed us fixing the issue quickly.

    We will be happy to get more feedback from you in the future.

    Thanks,
    Excel Team

  3. Add Chart design feature.

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

    11 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Charting, Mapping and Visualizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,

    We’re happy to announce that we’re currently rolling out a format task pane for charts. This enables many of the formatting actions you may be familiar with on Excel Desktop.

    Once the update reaches you, it can be accessed through the “Format” button, found by right-clicking on a chart or by selecting a chart and navigating to the “Chart” tab that appears in the ribbon at the top of the screen. Thank you for your continued feedback and responses.

    Thank you for your continued feedback and responses.

    Thanks!
    Auston [MSFT]

  4. Examine copy and paste function within the browser version of Office 365 Excel

    Copy and paste function is so hit or miss in Office 365 Excel.

    For example, formatting of tables is completely lost even when I'm copying and pasting from one tab of Office 365 Excel to another.

    63 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. right click paste options

    Currently in Excel desktop when you copy something to your clipboard the right click menu includes a Paste Special drop down menu, as well as icons for paste, paste values, paste formula, etc etc

    In Excel online the only way you can access Paste Special options is the long way round on the Home menu. Can the Paste Special drop down menu be added to the right click (or better still the icons)?

    15 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Bug: Formulas not displayed in the Excel interface language

    In Excel online, the formulas are not displayed in the same language that the interface is. For example, interface in English and formulas in French.

    10 votes
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    completed  ·  excelonlineteam responded

    We are happy to announce that this issue was fixed.
    Thank you for voting and influencing Excel for the web priorities.

    Thanks,
    Excel for the web team [MSFT]

  7. cell colors in excell online

    I am somtimes using excell online and find it a little annoying that I can't color cells.

    11 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Charting, Mapping and Visualizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. When a document is locked (as it's being edited by another user) it would be great to know who is editing the file offline.

    When a document is locked (as it's being edited by another user) it would be great to know who is editing the file offline.

    213 votes
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    28 comments  ·  Collaboration and Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Current versions of Excel indicate who the user is, if known, that has the file locked. Please note in the help article that Steps 3 and 4 point out that you need to use a version of Excel that supports co-authoring in addition to storing the file in a location that supports co-authoring. Please see this help article: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Excel-file-is-locked-for-editing-by-another-user-6fa93887-2c2c-45f0-abcc-31b04aed68b3.

  9. Add Image insert function into excel online, please.

    Add Image insert function into excel online, please. See Google sheet does.

    140 votes
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    30 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    completed  ·  excelonlineteam responded

    Happy to share that now you can insert an image from your computer in Excel Online.

    Tamar [MSFT]

  10. Spellcheck in Excel Online

    Ability to do Spellcheck in Excel Online

    187 votes
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    51 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    completed  ·  excelonlineteam responded

    Hi,

    We are happy to announce that spell check functionality is now available on Excel Web!
    Thank you all for voting and influencing Excel Online priorities.
    Keep voting for other ideas you want us to address.

    Thanks,
    Excel Online Team [MSFT]

  11. Tab colors

    Be able to change the tab colors at the bottom.

    10 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Charting, Mapping and Visualizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. There is no way to select non-adjacent cells as in normal Excel.

    In order to tot-up figures, it is useful to be able to use Ctrl+click and select different cells. There is no functionality in Excel online to do this currently.

    823 votes
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    317 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    completed  ·  excelonlineteam responded

    We are excited to announce that it is now possible to select non-adjacent cells in Excel for the Web.

    There are still several functionalities that are not available on non-adjacent cells, but the Excel team is working to add them.

    Please continue to leave feedback to help us improve.

  13. Allow for personal user views/filters

    When using Excel Online, if you add a filter, everyone using that spreadsheet in Excel Online will see that filter. Can you please add an option for only the one user to see that filter?

    2,925 votes
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    720 comments  ·  Collaboration and Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We are excited to announce that Sheet View is now available on Excel Web!

    Thank you all for voting and influencing Excel Online priorities. Keep voting for other ideas you want us to address.

    Thanks,
    Excel Team [MSFT]

  14. Find and Replace for Excel Online

    Excel Online only has Find, not replace. We really need a Find and Replace function. Similar to what is available in Excel, and Word Online.

    330 votes
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    21 comments  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    completed  ·  excelonlineteam responded

    Happy to share, Excel Online now supporting improved Find dialog and Replace dialog. You are welcome to try it and provide us feedback through the service (File → Help → Provide feedback to Microsoft)

    Tamar [MSFT]

  15. Excel survey with automatic timestamp on each record

    When you get many responses it often is very important to understand WHEN a certain respons was submitted. For exampel if the same respondent has submitted multiple times and you want to sort out the last one of them....
    Add feature that automaically add a timestamp on each record.

    3 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Surveys  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We update the experience of Excel Survey with a new experience. Excel Survey will be powered by Microsoft Forms and will be renamed “Forms for Excel”. This update comes with a modern experience to make it simple and easy to collect information into Excel in real-time, with all Microsoft Forms features. You could get more detail form – https://aka.ms/formsforexcel

    Zhongzhong [MSFT]

  16. Allow a site owner to kick a user out of a file opened in Excel Online

    If you have multiple people co-authoring in Excel Online, there are times when you need to open the file in Excel - typically for advanced formatting, etc. If someone has accidentally left the file open in their browser, there is no way to force them out and keeps the file locked. Although not always intentional, it can create a major headache by not being able to simply kick/close out that particular user from editing.

    466 votes
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    93 comments  ·  Collaboration and Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Add the ability to create Pivot Charts in Excel Online

    Build the features that allow me to use PivotCharts online I am guessing this is on the Roadmap just putting it here since i do not see it listed.

    79 votes
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    7 comments  ·  Charting, Mapping and Visualizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Remove Duplicates for Excel Online

    Remove Duplicates feature as in the Desktop version, when importing tables from multiple locations where a user name or extension may appear multiple times and needs to be removed

    214 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    completed  ·  excelonlineteam responded

    Hi,
    Thank you for your feedback.

    We are pleased to announce that we have completed this feature and is now available in the latest version of Excel on web.

    Please continue to use Excel on web and vote for your favorite features to influence our backlog priority.

    Thanks,
    Excel on web team

  19. Please add Format Painter to Excel Online

    Missing basic functionality.

    154 votes
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    18 comments  ·  Formatting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    completed  ·  excelonlineteam responded

    Happy to share, Excel Online now supporting Format Painter. You are welcome to try it and provide us feedback through the service (File → Help → Provide feedback to Microsoft)

    Tamar [MSFT]

  20. Adding advance sort features to Excel Online

    Enabling advance sort features in Excel Online. I have requested that my organization stop using Google Drive and one of the issues a lot of people complain about is the ability to do advance sorting like you can in Google Sheets or the Excel app.

    Currently, the only sort feature is ascending or descending by one column.

    185 votes
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    56 comments  ·  Tables, Sorting and Filtering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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