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  1. Find and Replace for Excel Online

    Excel Online only has Find, not replace. We really need a Find and Replace function. Similar to what is available in Excel, and Word Online.

    330 votes
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    21 comments  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    completed  ·  excelonlineteam responded

    Happy to share, Excel Online now supporting improved Find dialog and Replace dialog. You are welcome to try it and provide us feedback through the service (File → Help → Provide feedback to Microsoft)

    Tamar [MSFT]

  2. 13 votes
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  3. Change tab colors like you could do in the desktop excel

    Right click on a online excel tab name and choose the color of the tab like you could do in the offline version

    95 votes
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    completed  ·  excelonlineteam responded

    Happy to share, Excel Online now supporting Tab Colors. You are welcome to try it and provide us feedback through the service (File → Help → Provide feedback to Microsoft)

  4. 161 votes
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    33 comments  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    completed  ·  excelonlineteam responded

    Happy to announce, the ability to Freeze Panes, Freeze Top Row, Freeze First Column is fully available in production.
    we are looking for your feedback through the Excel Online provide feedback option.

    Tamar [MSFT]

  5. Create Conditional Formatting

    Vote for this request if you want to be able to create Conditional Formatting in Excel Online. (Conditional Formatting currently works if it is already in your workbook, but you can't yet create it.)

    133 votes
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    completed  ·  excelonlineteam responded

    Excited to share that now you can create and delete conditional formatting in Excel Online.

    Tamar[MSFT]

  6. when someone has locked the excel, pls tell us me who locked the excel.

    when someone has locked the excel, pls tell us me who locked the excel.

    82 votes
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    completed  ·  excelonlineteam responded

    Excel Online now provides the information who has the file lock. Other related issues like the option to release the lock are under investigation.

    Tamar [MSFT]

  7. make to move copy sheet like excel destop

    make program move copy sheet like excel desktop,because diffuclt want copy n paste

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    completed  ·  excelonlineteam responded

    We are excited to announce that it is now possible to Duplicate worksheets in Excel Online.

    There are still cases where Excel Online will be unable to duplicate a worksheet. Most notably, in case either one of the following is present in the worksheet:

    • Images
    • Shapes
    • Charts

    Excel Online team is working to resolve these limitations.
    Please continue to leave feedback on the feature, to help us improve.

  8. 1 vote
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    We are excited to announce that it is now possible to Duplicate worksheets in Excel Online.

    There are still cases where Excel Online will be unable to duplicate a worksheet. Most notably, in case either one of the following is present in the worksheet:

    • Images
    • Shapes
    • Charts

    Excel Online team is working to resolve these limitations.
    Please continue to leave feedback on the feature, to help us improve.

  9. Please add functionality so that I can duplicate in Excel online

    Why can't you duplicate a sheet inside of a workbook? Its so simple! Its dumb that its not already a feature. Please add this functionality.

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    completed  ·  excelonlineteam responded

    We are excited to announce that it is now possible to Duplicate worksheets in Excel Online.

    There are still cases where Excel Online will be unable to duplicate a worksheet. Most notably, in case either one of the following is present in the worksheet:

    • Images
    • Shapes
    • Charts

    Excel Online team is working to resolve these limitations.
    Please continue to leave feedback on the feature, to help us improve.

  10. Duplicate Tabs in Excel

    It would be great if in Excel you can have the option to Duplicate the tabs instead of having to recopy everything each time

    3 votes
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    completed  ·  excelonlineteam responded

    We are excited to announce that it is now possible to Duplicate worksheets in Excel Online.

    There are still cases where Excel Online will be unable to duplicate a worksheet. Most notably, in case either one of the following is present in the worksheet:

    • Images
    • Shapes
    • Charts

    Excel Online team is working to resolve these limitations.
    Please continue to leave feedback on the feature, to help us improve.

  11. Show userid of who has the document locked or checked out and time its been checked out

    edit spreadsheet online is locked...it'd be nice to show userid of person that has the document checked out. This way you can send them a reminder to check it back in for online edits

    333 votes
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  12. 7 votes
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    completed  ·  excelonlineteam responded

    Happy to share, we have implemented split button and remember last action for Font color, Fill color, and Border.
    You are welcome to check it out and provide us feedback through provide feedback in the app.

  13. Duplicate tabs

    Add duplicate tab to the right-click tab menu.

    15 votes
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    We are excited to announce that it is now possible to Duplicate worksheets in Excel Online.

    There are still cases where Excel Online will be unable to duplicate a worksheet. Most notably, in case either one of the following is present in the worksheet:

    • Images
    • Shapes
    • Charts

    Excel Online team is working to resolve these limitations.
    Please continue to leave feedback on the feature, to help us improve.

  14. Select all

    Please put the select all cell option in the upper left corner into the Online version. I miss it.

    173 votes
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    completed  ·  excelonlineteam responded

    Happy to share, Excel Online now supporting the ability to Select All cells in a range, a table, or sheet; by using Ctrl+A or by clicking the triangle at the top left corner. You are welcome to try it and provide us feedback through the service (File → Help → Provide feedback to Microsoft)

    Tamar [MSFT]

  15. 1 vote
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    0 comments  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi Tony,

    You can already edit spreadsheets in the browser. All you need to do is upload your file to OneDrive.com (or your O365 account); make sure you are signed in to the browser with your Microsoft Account (@hotmail.com, @outlook.com, etc.) and then click on the “Edit” button and choose “Edit with Excel Online”

    Cheers,
    Dan [MS]

  16. 50 votes
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    16 comments  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    completed  ·  excelonlineteam responded

    We are excited to announce that it is now possible to Duplicate worksheets in Excel Online.

    There are still cases where Excel Online will be unable to duplicate a worksheet. Most notably, in case either one of the following is present in the worksheet:

    • Images
    • Shapes
    • Charts

    Excel Online team is working to resolve these limitations.
    Please continue to leave feedback on the feature, to help us improve.

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