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  1. Printable comments

    Would be very useful if comments could be printed as a PDF listing row, column heading, comment and cell it is attributable to all in list form i.e. comments on student tasks printed of as a readable document on one continuous sheet of paper as you might in mail merge to readily share with students. Currently a separate document has to be drafted or additional columns added which can make spreadsheets larger than they need to be.

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  2. Move Excel out of MSTEAMS

    A file system, collaboration site, and meetings do not work well together in large organizations as it creates data overload. Stop Team! I love Excel. To improve it, please remove it from MS Teams. I detest trying to work on files in MS Teams and want it to go away.

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  3. prevent users from downloading or printing shared files

    prevent users from downloading or printing shared files

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  4. shared worksheet should have detailed history just like gmail.

    shared worksheet should have detailed history just like gmail.

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  5. Allow creation of a default "Sheet View"

    "Sheet View" is a great feature, but doesn't it require the user to remember to create the sheet view?

    The problem is that if I send an invite to 100 people to collaboratively edit an Excel spreadsheet with filters, it only takes one of them to leave the filters in a nondefault state to ruin the party for everyone.

    I suggest allowing the creation of a "Default" sheet view that is used whenever the sheet is opened online for collaboration. This would allow the default view to be fine-tuned by the spreadsheet maintainer.

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  6. I am unable to open files more than 25 MB over excel web , as per MS articles it should be 50 MB.

    I am unable to open files more than 25 MB over excel web in Teams Channels over Microsoft Teams , as per MS articles it should be 50 MB.

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  7. Too many clicks

    It takes too many clicks to open Excel files from online sources. It would be great to set a default of always using Excel on PC for files. Especially helpful since Excel online cannot open Macro enabled files.

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  8. Too many clicks

    It takes too many clicks to open Excel files from online sources. It would be great to set a default of always using Excel on PC for files. Especially helpful since Excel online cannot open Macro enabled files.

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  9. Remove access to entire iframed spreadsheet

    There is a black bar at the bottom of a oneDrive spreadsheet embedded in an iframe. It contains four icons, one of the left and 3 on the right for such functions as give feed back, info about the workbook, and view full size workbook. I would like to hide the options for "info about the workbook", and "view full size workbook". I only want web users to be able to see the area that I have specified.

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  11. I would like to be able to right click and fill a cell with a color

    I would like to be able to right click and fill a selected cell with a color. I am currently having to select the desired cell and then go to the header block to select the color fill icon.

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  12. online excel zoom

    online zoom for excel

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  13. I need to be able to imbed a link to the original OneDrive document so that when the original is updated, the OneNote imbedded vers. updates

    I need to be able to imbed a link to the original OneDrive document so that when the original is updated, the OneNote imbedded vers. updates

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  14. Desktop/Web version should support reply a message.

    Desktop/Web version should support reply a message.

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  15. Allow Users to Edit Ranges should function in Excel Online

    This functionality would be incredible for several things my office would like to implement if it worked online. Maybe I'm doing something incorrectly but it appears other users have been having the same issues. When I open an excel online file in the desktop app and give specific users permission to edit locked ranges it works when editing on my computer in the desktop app but not when editing on the web app.

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  16. pin

    Allow the user to pin a folder in Office 365, either their own or a shared folder.

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  17. Stop forcing Sharepoint links to open using Excel online

    Link automatically open in Excel online which doesn't work for many documents that have macros or are over a certain size. Give an option to open in Desktop Excel or just download the file instead without having to waste time trying to load it in Excel Online.

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  18. Save to desktop

    Make a Save As button on top when you open it online. So its easy to download/save rather than open in desktop and then save

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  19. I like to make the choice between Ecel application and online for a complete session at least as option

    Hello, we work with Onedrive and share data. Here and there I need to copy data from multiple Excel files on Onedrive to another one. Excel online is not always my first choice and I like to have an option for opening the files always in Excel application; choice for session is preferred.

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  20. For Office 365 when sharing a worksheet, I would like the ability to lock down the cells that I have edited.

    I would like the ability to lock down cells after editing a shared workbook. This way if another user wants to edit those cells it would be a two step process to unlock the cells and edit the values a second time.

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