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  1. Be able to open excel files online even if it is with unsupported feature.

    - Should let us know which particular thing that sets off the unsupported prompt
    - Even if there are unsupported features inside the file we should be able to open the file ignoring the unsupported or opening it by creating a copy without the unsupported feature

    8 votes
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  2. If too large for Excel online allow the ability to download the file and open locally.

    If too large for Excel online allow the ability to download the file and open locally.

    18 votes
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  3. REACTIVATE RIGHT CLICK TO SAVE LOCALLY.

    REACTIVATE RIGHT CLICK TO SAVE LOCALLY.

    3 votes
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  4. Please expand the storage capacity for excel online to allow view more then 36mb

    Please expand the ability to open excel online for larger files without having to open excel on desktop

    2 votes
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  5. Provide a history log for excel and feature to revert back to that version of excel before it was modified

    Provide a history log for excel and feature to revert back to that version of excel before it was modified

    4 votes
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  6. Can you please add feature to lock the individual sheets in the Excel online and version history as well.

    Can you please add feature to lock the individual sheets in the Excel online and version history as well.

    4 votes
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  7. Provide a way to convert xlsx files to xls so I can save and open using older excel software

    Provide a way to convert xlsx files to xls so I can save and open using older excel software

    1 vote
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  8. Excel online opening to the last cursor spot vs top left

    When I open excel online it opens to an odd spot in my document. It appears the last spot my cursor was left is now the top right of where it opens. For example if I'm working in a document and leave my cursor on the far right of my page (there is no more data on the right) the next time I open it my file opens with that far right cell now as my top left cell shifting my document. When working in multiple files and opening and closing it makes the constant having to scroll extremely annoying.…

    3 votes
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  9. 2 votes
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  10. Allow online EXCEL 365 workbooks to open at Sheet1!A1 every time or allow us to define it in the URL

    Online shared Excel 365 workbooks appear to open to the last cell a user clicked. This is no good if we are trying to display information to a team.

    Could you please give us the option to open sharepoint docs at sheet1!A1 as with the desktop Excel.
    or failing that, allow us to specify cell sheet1!A1 in the sharepoint URL to that workbook

    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/all/external-url-link-to-a-specific-cell-in-an-excel/3c5d27e8-ffb9-4a7b-8cf7-5b64ce5b0814

    1 vote
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  11. Excel file corrupt

    If I open excel from SP then it says as file is corrupt and the same file if I download and open then it opens correctly. I have cleared the cache, I have reopened the IE, I have restarted my laptop. Why such issue ?

    1 vote
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  12. 1 vote
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  13. File saving option by navigating into different folder

    For saving file in any folder, moving to another folder option is not given like go 1 level or similar

    1 vote
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  14. 2 votes
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  15. Open Excel application automatically

    It would be great if there was an option to open the Excel application automatically instead of having to manually click "Open in Excel".

    8 votes
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  16. make a ******** version history

    make a ******** version history.

    3 votes
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  17. Error

    The only problem while using the excel sheet is that multiple users cannot use it simultaneously

    2 votes
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  18. 2 votes
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  19. 1 vote
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  20. Having a default starting point when opening an existing file

    The starting point when opening and editing existing Excel files on SharePoint currently depends on what cell was clicked on last. While that makes sense for continuing where one left off, I find it cumbersome if I'm 45 lines down and need to see what my defining top row is, and have to scroll back to the top and then back to where I was to resume.

    I think it would be easier if the default opening would be at the top of the first book (if multiple books), and have the last section worked on highlighted, or some other…

    1 vote
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