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  1. 1,029 votes
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  2. 4 votes
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  3. 2 votes
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  4. Excel online open a file from pc

    Excel online ,open a file from pc

    6 votes
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  5. Need to be able to restrict users to only editing with Excel Online

    Create a new share option that is "Edit in Excel Online". Limiting users to only editing online would prevent a lot of locked out issues when collaborating with a large number of people.

    119 votes
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  6. Add Support for Password Protected Workbooks

    Please add support for opening password protected workbooks in Excel online. At present it means you have to drop to using the desktop version.

    175 votes
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    13 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    Accepting Votes  ·  Tamar Tzruya responded

    Thank you for your feedback we appreciate it. Please keep voting to influence the feature priority.

    Tamar [MSFT]

  7. 6 votes
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  8. stacked worksheet tabs

    We are currently experiencing a bug in which the worksheet tabs within excel online are stacked. Instead of just being one row, it instead gives 4 rows of tabs. I have an image but do not see a place to upload the image. We use it as a schedule and having access to many days at a time is quite beneficial.

    5 votes
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  9. Provide embed code for excel interactive dashboard

    Provide embed code. I made interactive dashboard with excel. this there ways to embed this to website or lms?

    3 votes
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  10. Provide a link to return to the SharePoint library the file was opened from.

    When opened from a SharePoint library users don't know how to get back to the library. Sure, the back button works but a bit of navigation is nice.

    4 votes
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  11. protected structure

    Have the ability to protect the structure of a workbook so limited changes can be made.

    6 votes
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  12. Add signature to Excel PO

    ADD SIGNATURE CAPABILITY TO EXCEL PURCHASE ORDERS

    5 votes
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  13. Increase the limit for excel services in Office 365

    Can you increase the excel web services from 10mb to higher?

    11 votes
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  14. Be able to set protection on and off of an open Excel workbook on the Web version of Excel

    It would be very helpful and behavior the same as on Desktop if there was a method or methods to set protection on and off of an active, open Excel workbook on the Web version of Excel.

    6 votes
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  15. Split view

    It'd be really nice to be able to enable split view while working on my docs online. This way I'll be able to view two parts of the work sheet at one time.

    8 votes
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  16. excell servays need to have option to show admin the stitics of responses

    Can you add a way to show total amount of responses for multiple choice questions to show how many for each and a percentage of total respinses. Also can there be a advanced option added as well to allow multiple choice questions to all users to slect 2 or more answers. Also can there be a way to open and close servay responses as well like how google does it so that there is some control and time stamp all responses.

    1 vote
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  17. Add the capability to impose logic on Excel Survey questions.

    I love that surveys can be created in Excel online. I would use this almost daily if I could format the question logic in the same way that Google Forms allows. The ability to add labels and separate pages is also really necessary in order to make sophisticated surveys that collect complex information.

    9 votes
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  18. Excel Online Surveys, make them bit more formatted.

    The ability to place textboxes(..etc) side by side, not just on top of eachother.

    13 votes
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  19. Save to a desired area of sharepoint

    I have master files I use as templates, it would be nice to be able to save different versions directly into different SharePoint folders eg currently it will only let me save to the folder the file is currently say templates but if I then use the template and want to save it in "January" I have to do this locally or open to sharepoint windows in ie 11 and move the file across.

    5 votes
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  20. Real time changes when viewing a file

    I have a excel online file, which I update regularly, it's stored on Onedrive. I update it daily - sometimes, twice a day. I have sent the view only link to my friends, they opened it in IE, Opera, Chrome, etc. My suggestion is to make it dyinamic. What I mean, if I change something on my end (excel online), they see the updated version in real time, without needing to manually refresh page each time.

    My friends cannot edit document and not all of them have Microsoft account.

    10 votes
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