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  1. Make Map Charts available in Excel Online

    Make Map Charts charting feature available in Excel Online.

    29 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Charting, Mapping and Visualizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. I would like a LOCK mode/icon for excel spreadsheets so they can be viewed and but NOT edited by accident (since i can't preview)

    I would like a LOCK mode/toolbar icon for excel spreadsheets so they can be viewed and but NOT edited by accident.

    2 votes
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  3. "Your session has exceeded its limits and has been closed" is unclear language, articulate what "the limit" is and how it's exceded

    "Your session has exceeded its limits and has been closed"

    Error Id: d5beba95-ab91-4d03-b643-f81fb062e0c8, 2018-06-13 15:57:51Z

    This error message don't clearly articulate what the user did wrong or how to avoid doing it again. A more detailed message, or one that uses clear language to define what "exceeded its limits" even means, would provide users with a way to avoid getting this error, over and over, as I have.

    5 votes
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  4. Viewing who a document is shared with.

    I would like to be able to easliy view all users that I have shared a document with, and those that may of been passed on the link. At present I can only see those that are currently online and accessing the document..

    6 votes
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  5. when looking at excel sheet online it times out too fast!

    when looking at excel sheet online it times out too fast.

    2 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Tables, Sorting and Filtering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Advanced filter options

    Introducing advanced filters like in Outlook desktop version will be great.
    We have filters for subject, from, to, body, date, attachment filters in outlook.

    It is a pain to search using keywords.

    21 votes
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  7. Online support

    Dear customer service officer,

    I hope that is an online support that we can communicate with an officer whenever we encounter any issue.

    Thank you

    Best Regards
    Lynn

    3 votes
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  8. Disable automatic query refresh when opening Excel online

    As you state in your error message, "data refresh"..."that uses secure external data connections to on-premises servers.."will probably not work in Office 365". It doesn't. This is an obstacle to online collaboration where a developer creates an auto-updating Excel file with pivot tables that refresh on open using secure connections to SQL server for an end user who needs this information on their portable device. Instead of forcing the Excel Online user to go through the error messages and warnings, why not offer the option (checkbox on error message?) to turn off refresh in Excel Online, while maintaining it for…

    2 votes
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  9. Opening of Documents Hyperlink in Online Excel

    Opening of Documents Hyperlink in Online Excel

    6 votes
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  10. I'd love an alert when that person is out of the file. Plus a button to retry.

    In the error warning, there should be a button to retry the connection.

    There should also of course be options to request the person gets out of it...and then another option to get an alert when they are out of it.

    I distinctly remember that Excel used to have this option years ago.

    2 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. unsupported features in Office 365

    If there are unsupported features when opening an Excel workbook for edit in Office 365, then please inform me what these features are and where to find these in the workbook, instead of 'To edit this in your browser, we will create a copy that doesn't include unsupported features.'
    For instance I get specific information when saving an Office 97 version after editing in Office 2013.
    This helps me to decide what to do: accept (e.g. is only a presentation issue) or somehow make it impossible to edit via Online (e.g. VBA code will get crippled).

    3 votes
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  12. Trcaking with the help of log When someone modifies the file.

    Can we have a log file which tracks and shows the modification done by any user ? It would be very helpful.

    2 votes
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  13. Let me undo it please

    Hey, I want friends

    2 votes
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  14. 2 votes
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  15. 2 votes
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  16. quick search sheet

    I don' know if its exit or not but i recommend searching bar to quickly search any sheet. im now working on 28 sheet and it give me a hard time to search for it

    5 votes
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  17. Stop Kidding Yourself Microsoft, Office online is a joke.

    Said it in the title. Better off when Office was on the desktop.

    3 votes
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  18. Found a bug - Remove hyperlink, removes all formatting in the cell too! (Justifying, borders, etc.)

    When removing the hyperlink from email addresses in cells, all formatting is also removed. Please fix this bug.

    3 votes
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  19. Be able to copy and paste images within a sheet. You can only do that using full blown excel application

    Be able to copy and paste images within a sheet. You can only do that using full blown excel application.
    Currently can't even do that with existing images on the sheet

    5 votes
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  20. Merge cells if they have identical values

    When merging cells I get the following message: "When merging cells, only one cell can contain a value. The current selection contains multiple cells with values and cannot be merged." It would be easier if the cells could merge if they all contain identical values.

    7 votes
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