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  1. Customisable formula bar size. The ability to scroll within the formula bar

    Enable formula bar size adjustment. Add reliable scroll function within formula bar. Tap cursor back or forward to allow cursor movement between characters in formula bar.

    14 votes
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  2. Define Name for a range

    Name a range in Excel Online and make available to use in formulas in other workbooks

    127 votes
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  3. Function Library (book icons) in the Formulas Tab

    Basic and intermediate users may be happy to see all the book icons in the Formulas Tab (Function Library group) as we have in the desktop version, to help them to find which functions can be used. Even the mobile version has the categories there... This would be welcome on the online version too.

    4 votes
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  4. Be able to link cells between excel files in teams.

    Be able to link cells between excel files in teams.

    5 votes
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  5. 11 votes
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  6. Request to please add formulas name manager in this format of Excel(web)

    Request to please add formulas name manager in this format of Excel(web)

    2 votes
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  7. evaluate Formula

    Make Evaluate Formula and Formula tab available online.

    4 votes
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  8. Enable the insert of a table of contents

    Enable a 'Table of Contents' to be created, with links to all worksheets in the Excel Book

    3 votes
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  9. Sharing, Protecting, cross sheet functions

    It will be good if we have functions like Importrange and Query functions.
    Sharing , protecting the cells, is not as good as google sheets.
    Cell based editor history,
    Macros, like
    all those things which are available in google sheets.

    6 votes
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  10. I suggest for a subtotal function in the data tab.

    its easier to use the subtotal function in making excel data.

    3 votes
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  11. Expand The NLP "Ideas Function" To Create, Manipulate And Delete Data, Not Just Summarise And Visualize Data

    Today, under Excel Ideas, you can enter in a question about your data using NLP (writing plain English without formulas). However, there is no way to use Ideas to create, manipulate or delete data. For instance, I know I'd like to pivot and condense a complex dataset, but I do not know how to formalize this using formulas.

    2 votes
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  12. Linking of excel sheets in multiple files using formulas in sharepoint.

    Working in single file is a basic thing. However linking of multiple excel files through formulas are not present in sharepoint. For example VLOOKUP(), SUMIF(), MATCH() e.t.c.

    1 vote
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  13. 1 vote
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  14. Libre Office has a function fairy, complex functions and equations are much more editable

    there would be no need for macro solutions if the calculation formula could be embedded in a car filter function on the worksheet. Only the car-filtered results would be subject to the calculation of the specified function and the relevant one.
    Although there is a SUBTOTAL function, only a few functions are capable of doing so.
    Függvénykód
    (also hidden values) Function code
    (omit hidden values) Function
    1 101 AVERAGE
    2 102 WORKS
    3 103 WORKS2
    4 104 MAX
    5 105 MIN
    9 109 SUM

    Libre Office has a function fairy, complex functions and equations are much more editable

    1 vote
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  15. calculation of car filtered data with car filter function

    there would be no need for macro solutions if the calculation formula could be embedded in a car filter function on the worksheet. Only the car-filtered results would be subject to the calculation of the specified function and the relevant one.
    Although there is a SUBTOTAL function, only a few functions are capable of doing so.
    Függvénykód
    (also hidden values) Function code
    (omit hidden values) Function
    1 101 AVERAGE
    2 102 WORKS
    3 103 WORKS2
    4 104 MAX
    5 105 MIN
    9 109 SUM

    With this solution, car function results could be calculated with any function

    1 vote
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  16. ability to see number of filtered rows

    be able to see how many rows are filtered.

    1 vote
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  17. Merging cells

    Please allow merging of cells when there are more than one cell contains a value - such as when merging words with numbers.

    5 votes
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  18. More features are needed on the web for excel documents

    The tabs in excel documents online cannot be accessed quickly as they can in the desktop version. i.e. quick Go To ability from a drop down menu accessed through right clicking on a all tabs feature. Also need to be able to go to the last tab with one click rather than having to get there by clicking one tab at a time.

    4 votes
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  19. 1 vote
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  20. Formulas

    Have the Formulas tab like in Office 2016.

    3 votes
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