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  1. Make Direct Theme for Addition , Multiplication And Other necessary mathematical Formulas.

    Make Direct Theme for Addition , Multiplication And Other necessary mathematical Formulas.

    I am Saying About Theme Not a Formula.

    Make theme With use of Formulas. Like Calculator,

    4 votes
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  2. Need better looking interface

    Things looks too white. More specifically, the scroll bar at the bottom of the page is all white and light gray. Very similar and really hard to see/differentiate where the scroll bar is.Add some darker colors.

    Also, having a move/hand tool on the fly -- kind of how Adobe has it across most of its products where by pressing the space-bar and the cursor becomes a move tool. Very handy to navigate through wide pages, rather than using the scroll bars.

    2 votes
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  3. can we please get working check boxes in excel online

    it would be totally awesome if I created a doc in MS Excel and checkboxes showed would show up on the online version.

    I manage room rentals and checkboxes are a fast way to manage payment. it looks nice on my desktop, but then I take it to the online veirseon.. they just get cut out. is there a way you could allow them to appear, even if they aren't usable.

    Below is my document if you would like to see what i mean

    6 votes
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  4. It sucks and it doesnt work

    Excel Sucks and its ticking me off. I need someone to come down here and fix the dumb thing ASAP

    5 votes
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  5. Excel files to PDF's sharing

    It would be great if we can share/send excel file's as PDF's with our colleagues.

    Also, it would be wonderful if I was able to save a file right on to my computer. The tab is there, but it doesn't work for some reason... "save file on to computer"

    6 votes
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  6. Copy as table - Excel Online

    Copy in Excel and paste in e.g. Outlook or webmail gives a table.
    Copy in Excel Online and paste in similar just gives a mess of text. It apparently copies text in TSV format to the clipboard. This produces content that is so ugly as to be unusable.

    Please make a 'Copy as <pretty>' available. So probably putting a HTML format onto the clipboard.

    4 votes
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  7. Please create option to receive notifications anytime a spreadsheet was edited. I see this currently for folders but not for individual spre

    Please create option to receive notifications anytime a spreadsheet was edited. I see this currently for folders but not for individual spreadsheets (Google has this feature and it is tremendously helpful). Also a running revision history would be helpful to show all persons who edited the sheet, then when you click on that person's revision, it highlights where they made the revisions (also another feature that Google docs has).

    11 votes
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  8. Office suite is a tool from Microsoft, still Google sheets are better than online Excel Sheet, please work on it and make it upto the mark.

    Office suite is a tool from Microsoft, still Google sheets are better than online Excel Sheet, please work on it and make it upto the mark.

    7 votes
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  9. List of access users

    An overview who has access to the document, where you can add/remove users ad see who has been viewing/editing at what time

    4 votes
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  10. Hi, Excel online must have undo button in case of something pressed by mistake.Pl consider to add this feature.

    Hi, Excel online must have undo button in case of something pressed by mistake.Pl consider to add this feature.

    9 votes
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  11. Need a Refresh graphs option

    The graphs from the excel form do not update based on direct edits within the excel table. The refresh option leads to an error message

    3 votes
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  12. Move ribbon bar pin and up-caret to the menu bar to make them always visible.

    Move the ribbon bar pin and up-caret to the menu bar to make them always visible to the user. Otherwise, the user needs to adjust the browser's zoom level often to see the show/hide ribbon bar view.

    8 votes
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  13. let me delete cells and shift up in a table

    let me delete cells and shift up in a table

    4 votes
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  14. I wish I could talk to the person editing my document whilst they are editing it.

    If there was a small icon of the person editing my document and there was an option to chat with them which could appear on the side of the document. so while they are editing, I could ask them questions and get a response straightaway, that would be great.

    5 votes
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  15. Users need to default to Excel Online or the full Excel. Time is wasted telling my sheet is too complex.

    Double clicking an xlsx file opens Excel Online. Then it tells me the used features are not available. Then I have to reload it all again to do my work. This wastes a lot of loading time.

    I want to set my default to always use the full Excel on my own laptop since I use lots of Macros and advanced functions.

    5 votes
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  16. Redo (ctrl+Y) does not work

    Redo (ctrl+Y) does not work

    5 votes
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  17. Add Explore function like in Google Sheets

    Feature to ask a question about our data, without typing any formula. See Google Sheet.

    4 votes
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  18. Sparkline like google sheet

    It would be great if there is feature of sparkline like google sheets.

    5 votes
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  19. Survey option is very good, but please improve the aesthetics

    Survey option is very good, but the aesthetics are not so good. It would also be nice to have lots of customizable features, sort of like Google Forms.

    2 votes
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  20. More functionality, why am i restricted to one color table

    simple, give it all functionalities that excel has

    4 votes
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