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  1. 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.

    58 votes
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  2. Ctrl-Y should redo (repeat) Insert Row, same as in Excel

    Ctrl-Y should redo (repeat) Insert Row, same as in Excel

    27 votes
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  3. Give an option of specific excel files to be opened in the desktop version instead of excel online

    Currently Excel files that have links to other Excel files in SharePoint will not open in Excel Online, if the default in SharePoint is set to open excel is Excel online then an error is given. There needs to be an option to change the default application specific excel files are opened rather than global setting.

    26 votes
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  4. 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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  5. excel online : Changer le séparateur décimal pour la France

    Pour excel online en France, prévoir l'utilisation du séparateur de décimal "," à partir du clavier numérique (à ce jour, c'est un point et la saisie est considérée comme du texte)

    9 votes
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  6. Is there a way to increase the sixe limit of excel files from 30mb to more?

    Can we increase the size to more than 30MB for users to collaborate on excel online.

    9 votes
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  7. When the Workbook in Excel Online exceeds the file size limit ...

    If the Workbook in Excel Online exceeds the file size limit to open it, please let us download it to our hard drive

    9 votes
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  8. Since excel is Microsoft tool i thought excel online is far betta than google sheets but now i wud suggest atleast make it lik google sheets

    Since excel is Microsoft tool i thought excel online is far betta than google sheets but now i wud suggest atleast make it lik google sheets

    copy paste not like google sheets
    filtering can be applied but can't be removed
    locking of file when a user is editing using excel but not excel online
    if there are some shapes and objects in my excel file and i share it with users, new user tries to open the file in excel online then it is creating new file but not opening the same

    9 votes
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  9. Hi, Excel online must have undo button in case of something pressed by mistake.Pl consider to add this feature.

    Hi, Excel online must have undo button in case of something pressed by mistake.Pl consider to add this feature.

    7 votes
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  10. make more normal excel functions available in online excel

    Replicate excel to be exactly the same in online excel

    6 votes
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  11. When you are not able to open large file, only providing the option to open in Excel, please also provide option to download the file.

    When you are not able to open large files, provide and additional option to download the file along with the open in excel option.

    6 votes
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  12. encrypted data for excel sheet not supported on ONE DRIVE

    I use one drive for all my work, however wish to encrypt some data on excel and upload, however when uploaded after encryption it not supported

    6 votes
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  13. Correct bug that sets formatting to US when editing online and prevents correct setting of data format - Change to UK but sets to Armenian

    The date formatting when editing in Excel online changes the format of a date field to US even though it was set to UK when created offline and uploaded. When you try to change the formatting back to UK, it seems to accept your instruction but the formatting displayed is not the one you chose. If you check the format again, it has been changed to Armenian.
    You have been aware of this bug since July last year and it still hasn't been addressed. This is a huge inconvenience to people in the UK as some dates may have been…

    6 votes
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  14. 5 votes
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  15. "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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  16. Make excel hang less

    Excel hangs too much. In the middle of big report, and then excel hangs.
    Please improve this.

    4 votes
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  17. Add the "Page Layout" tab so "Themes" can become available!

    Additional needed features for better use of the program.

    4 votes
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  18. Provide options to open Excel when it cannot be opened on Browser

    If an excel file cannot be opened for various reason on the browser, an option should be given to the user to open it on the desktop/client.

    E.g. I am getting an error "The requested range does not exist in the sheet"

    4 votes
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  19. 4 votes
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  20. It sucks ***!!!!

    It sucks *. What is it? A bunch of outsourced foreign programmers making this **??!!!!

    4 votes
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