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  1. 13 votes
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  2. Excel tabs

    Excel tabs in teams keep jumping around it would be great to be able to lock the tab order in place.

    7 votes
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  3. Add an option to "Freeze up to Selected Column"

    Add an option to "Freeze up to Selected Column", not only the first column. Also, an option to "Freeze up to Selected Row".

    12 votes
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  4. 3 votes
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  5. In the view tab, Split is essential but presently it is missing

    In the view tab, Split is essential but presently it is missing, kindly provide

    3 votes
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  6. Master tab that shows all tabs in spreadsheet.

    Create a master tab in the lower left corner of the spreadsheet that allows the user to view and select any tab in the spreadsheet without having to scroll through the entire spreadsheet. We often create massive spreadsheets and scrolling is cumbersome. [This function is in Google Spreadsheet and it has saved time so often.]

    3 votes
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  7. Audit history

    Since the workbook is accessed by multiple persons, allow for an audit history so changes made are documented. Helpful to track when errors made and additional training needed.

    3 votes
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  8. Have highlighting options when performing a search. Only the box is outlined, should be be flashing or turning an expected color.

    Have highlighting options when performing a search. Only the box is outlined, should be be flashing or turning an expected color.

    3 votes
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  9. Provide an option to disable Excel Online and default to desktop version

    Excel Online continues to disappoint new users and is hampering adoption of both SharePoint and Teams. Even if the library and site collection are set to "Open in client application", every Excel file that isn’t opened directly form the library in SharePoint or files tab in Teams, opens in the garbage online version, then has to be change to desktop, then user has to close the useless window of the online version.

    There is no option to open in the desktop version for a file attached to a planner task embedded in Teams, so then it is either jump through…

    19 votes
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  10. Zoom bar at the bottom right-hand corner. Very handy in the Desktop app, most essential when using Teams to access spreadsheets for meetings

    Zoom bar at the bottom right-hand corner. Very handy in the Desktop app, most essential when using Teams to access spreadsheets for meetings

    6 votes
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  11. Default view of excel sheet in 'Reading view'(no edit)

    Default view of excel sheet in 'Reading view'(no edit)

    2 votes
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  12. Allow zoom feature on mobile devices when previewing an excel file.

    When previewing an excel file on my android phone I have to scroll to be able to view the entire document. There is a zoom feature if I edit the file but, I dont want to have to disable autosave and open the file just to preview. If I could zoom out while previewing it would be much more convenient.

    3 votes
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  13. In the files tab, add or remove basic column typest

    Like in sharepoint, being able to add a column for notes directly associated to a file in a single view helps.

    2 votes
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  14. 1 vote
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  15. give option to covert "big file size" of excel file into .csv file and download button even if the file size exceed than 5 MB.

    give option to covert "big file size" of excel file into .csv file and download button even if the file size exceed than 5 MB.

    4 votes
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  16. Changes since last visit

    When trying to view an excel document online- or word or anything else, it would be nice to be able to find/ find next/ change since my last visit.

    1 vote
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  17. 2 votes
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  18. Ribbon should retract once Custom Sort has been selected

    Once Custom sort is selected the ribbon stays extended meaning you then can't see the Column Letters that you need to refer to. This only is a problem when you have the ribbon on auto-retract

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  19. View Size

    Allow the view size to change so you can see the entire document on your screen.

    1 vote
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  20. expand find/replace search box wider and longer

    Add the ability to expand find/replace search box wider and longer. Also, add the ability to set user defined dimensions as default.

    1 vote
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