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  1. Add ability to Convert Text to Comumns to Excel Online

    Please, add the feature to convert text to columns

    214 votes
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  2. Allow VLOOKUP across Online workbooks

    In Excel client, it is possible to define a VLOOKUP across two workbooks. Not just sheets within a Workbook, but across two different files. Excel will retrieve and keep the filename and path.

    At one time this allowed me to create a complex (ever changing) network of various different but related data listings, without having to copy list 1 to workbook 2 for VLOOKUP validation. The files were stored on a fileserver that everybody had access to using the same Drive letter. Yes, this is old school.

    Now in the Online world, I want people to work on different workbooks,…

    112 votes
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  3. Query and Refresh warning

    I would like to have the ability to trust data sources.
    So that a user does not get the 'Query and Refresh Data' warning each he opens a report and refreshes all connections.

    This should be a setting for site collection administrators or tenant administrators.

    26 votes
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  4. Live Stream Stock Quotes from MSN Finance similar to the =googfinance function

    Live Stream Stock Quotes from MSN Finance similar to the =googfinance function

    9 votes
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  5. Paste multiple lines into Excel Online

    If I have multiple lines in the clibboard and paste them into Excel Online, they should appear as multiple lines in the spreadsheet.

    9 votes
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  6. Allow pasting larger amounts of data into Excel Online

    This 100k limit is very inconvenient and small. We are trying to migrate our users from Google Sheets to Excel Online and SharePoint. They regularly paste 4000+ lines of data at a time from Excel desktop to Google Sheets, and it works no problem.
    With Excel online they are going to have to break it down into selections of 500 or so. Very time consuming for what we are trying to do. How can we get this limit raised?

    8 votes
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  7. Support WEBSERVICE and FILTERXML to pull in web data

    These are very useful functions supported by excel, and the main reason me (and many others I know) stick with google sheets which has similar functions.

    7 votes
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  8. Insert PDF function

    Can we add a function to insert a PDF?? I know we're running into a cloud storage issue here but we'll pay :)

    Thanks!

    7 votes
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  9. Stock Data: update / refresh data automatically

    Please keep the stock data automatically up to date without the need to manually refresh it (like in Google Sheets =googlefinance).

    5 votes
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  10. Pulling data from external OData source

    I need to be able to add script to a spreadsheet in Excel Online and pull data from an external source using a Odata interface. I can do this easily in Google.

    5 votes
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  11. Create links to other Excel online files

    Create links to other Excel online files

    4 votes
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  12. MOVING SHEETS FROM OFFLINE EXCEL TO ONLINE EXCEL SHOULD ME MADE POSSIBLE

    MOVING SHEETS FROM OFFLINE EXCEL TO ONLINE EXCEL SHOULD ME MADE POSSIBLE

    4 votes
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  13. Opening of Documents Hyperlink in Online Excel

    Opening of Documents Hyperlink in Online Excel

    4 votes
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  14. improve read data on excle online (for example import text file or other sources).

    improve read data on excle online (for example import text file or other sources).

    4 votes
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  15. Populate Excel information to Corresponding Outlook Calendar dates

    It would be great if I could populate information from Excel to my outlook calendar

    4 votes
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  16. 4 votes
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  17. Would be great to use the Power Query ETL Process to export directly to CSV from Power Query!

    I work in SC Analytics and being able to combine Large queries and export to readable files CSV/Text (beyond Excel's 1MM Row limit), would enable so many of the processes I manage to be automated!

    thank you so much for providing Excel Users with this platform
    TK

    3 votes
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  18. Add yields/dividends for stocks

    It is critical to know dividends or yield % for companies. The database has a ton of information and I am sure dividend information is readily available on the same database.

    3 votes
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  19. import stock dividend % yield

    import "stock dividend% yield" to spread sheet.

    3 votes
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  20. get and transform excel online

    I know setting get and transform(power query) to excel online would be a large task. But at least being able to fetch some data from sharepoint list etc should be possible

    3 votes
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