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  1. 4 votes
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  2. Make comments in excel be also saved when downloaded to pc

    Whenever I download a copy of my online excel file and open it, it says "Excel found unreadable content in <filename>. Do you want to recover.." It doesn't include the comments which is very important to me as they are like my diary, reminding what that was all about.

    3 votes
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  3. 2 votes
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  4. Business Intelligence removed from Office 365 Business Premium :(

    Have Office 365 Midsize Business and Microsoft is forcing us to go to a new plan. Office 365 Business Premium which is the same price has Business Intelligence missing which we use. It would cost $90 a year more per person to go to E3 which has the BI we need or I have to cancel the plan we have now (because user names are attached to the online email address) and start another account. Please add option to purchase BI for some reasonable amount!

    2 votes
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  5. 5 votes
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  6. When using Excel online Survey it would be ideal to be able to change the font of the questions.

    I will be using the Survey in Excel online with K-5 students so to have the survey look appealing for this age group would be a big advantage.

    2 votes
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  7. View sheets in full screen mode much like viewing a Youtube video.

    I have a sheet that 6 people can update and I would like the sheet displayed full screen on one of my computer screens permanently as an image with nothing else

    3 votes
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  8. formatting option are poor... Atleast compare the existing outlook and try n replicate the same

    Editing tables and colour coding is still pathetic and even if you try copy from excel it comes as plain text.

    2 votes
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  9. 5 votes
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  10. calculator in Excel online

    you should add a calculator in Excel online would be alot easier for the user to they don't need to open calculator on the desktop

    2 votes
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  11. 2 votes
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  12. 5 votes
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  13. Please add data validation options for worksheets that are populated by surveys.

    If making updates to a worksheet that's populated by a survey, the cells aren't currently bound by the same constraints.

    Example: Say you have a question with yes/no options in a survey. That column in the worksheet doesn't automatically populate with "yes/no" options for data validation. This limits worksheet usefulness, editing and update ability, and can potentially wreck results, break charts and formulas, etc.

    Adding data validation both to Excel Online worksheet edit capacity and as an automatic part of Survey + Worksheet population would be very helpful.

    5 votes
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  14. 3 votes
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  15. Add Support for Box.com to open and save too

    Add Support for Box.com to open and save too
    thanks
    Joe

    2 votes
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  16. 2 votes
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  17. Do not lock the workbook when people want to edit it online

    When people would be editing it offline, then the people online could possibly edit it online

    2 votes
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  18. The ability to add a default value/equation

    For example: Every survey submission shows up with a user defined cell attached in the excel (e.g. the average of two values is included automatically in-line).
    This would let you automatically do some analysis on incoming data, which is extra helpful if you have a large number of people also viewing the results of the survey.

    3 votes
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  19. Excel Online Surveys, make them bit more formatted.

    The ability to place textboxes(..etc) side by side, not just on top of eachother.

    13 votes
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  20. Update the JavaScript Ewa Namespace API

    Enhance the JavaScript Excel Web Access Ewa Namespace API (https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee589018.aspx) so it has more of the features that the newer Office Excel Add-in JavaScript API (Office.js) has (https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ee589018.aspx), including cell formatting and ability to submit API calls in batches.
    OR simply replace Ewa with the Excel Add-in API, but continue to allow embedding of Excel Online on public websites (Office Add-ins don't allow this without Office Store).

    2 votes
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