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  1. Insert Link - remove initial http from URL

    It takes 3 hotkeys to insert link:
    Add link (Ctrl+K), Select all (Ctrl+A), Paste (Ctrl+V).

    I want 2 hotkeys:
    Add link (Ctrl+K), Paste (Ctrl+V).

    Auto-filled http is useless, and any copy-pasted URL is now appended to it, producing invalid URL.

    2 votes
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  2. 2 votes
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  3. 3 votes
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  4. Add option to modify the format of coin to #,##0.00

    The default Format for coin is the Europa Zone, this format is different on America, with this format the native arithmetic operation, and reports of appliacations doesn't work because not recognize our numbers.

    31 votes
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  5. 2 votes
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  6. Edit in Desktop and Online as Same Time

    Currently, when someone is editing with Excel Online, a Collaborator cannot edit in Excel Desktop Mode. Please allow for editing in both methods at the same time. PowerPoint and Word allow this.

    2 votes
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  7. The teacher's union had been notified when I was teaching by Christine Quinn

    My original war effort stated in 1970 and this is why I feel as though the TEXAS DEPT OF HUMAN HEALTH SERVICES ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I HAVE BEEN WORKING FOR THEM SINCE 2013/rehab units RE: The differences of reality and being delusional and working for them. I have designed the way that the government could understand embezzled meant as a crime that has been perpetrated against me as I have worked.taught and learned every difference of what it takes to be a sucessful teacher, medical technologist, bill writer and collection accountable clerk. This is why I am still working even for…

    2 votes
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  8. find

    Currently when doing a "find" search, the program works pretty well as long as it finds what you're searching for. If it doesn't find what you are searching for, the cursor jumps up to the top left corner, in an empty cell, of the spreadsheet. It would be really nice if the cursor didn't move at all but the search command just returned a "not found" message so you quickly knew there was nothing in the spreadsheet, rather than trying to find your cursor & where it may have moved in a cell.

    2 votes
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  9. 3 votes
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  10. Table Range Update

    After adding new information to a current table from an exported spreadsheet, the new data will no longer sort. You have to open the file in Excel on the desktop and manually change the Table Range even though it is already selected the new data. Once this is done then you are able to sort the new data correctly. Please provide a way to mitigate this little glitch.

    4 votes
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  11. Notificaiton

    It would be nice to have configurable notifications when a sheet connected to a survey form is updated (IE user submits new survey form)

    2 votes
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  12. My suggestion is to put Office 365 in the trash where it belongs and label it "unproduction software"

    My suggestion is to put Office 365 in the trash where it belongs and label it "unproduction software"

    3 votes
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  13. Hyperlink within hyperlink

    It would be great if the Worksheet can be programmed as having Hyperlink within Hyperlink, eg;

    I have 2x spreadsheet, 1 is the one I steer meeting to the board and other spreadsheet is used by our projects team to update on progress, which has Hyperlink to the supporting documents for the projects. I would like my spreadsheet be able to hyperlink and go straight to the supporting documents.

    Is it possible??

    2 votes
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  14. Full Screen mode should actually be full screen (just like a PowerPoint presentation is)

    In Excel I can build beautiful, dynamic charts, but I have to output these into PowerPoint for presentations. If Excel could actually be Full Screen (i.e. covering the menu bar at the bottom and not displaying the file name at the top), it would enable Excel to be used as a dynamic presentation tool by itself.

    2 votes
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  15. Save As

    I have already downloaded an attachment but there is no save as feature so I renamed it and sent it on once I had amended but now I want to amend it differently for another person and find I cannot resave the original file to One Drive which is very inconvenient as I do not have Excel on the laptop I am using. I'm not trying again by using the preview feature to see if I can copy paste. If I had known I would have copied the original.

    2 votes
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  16. when someone is editing the doc and I can't edit at the same time, good to understand who has it opened so that I cqan notify thanks.

    when someone is editing the doc and I can't edit at the same time, good to understand who has it opened so that I cqan notify thanks.

    3 votes
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  17. Disable download option

    It is possible to open an embed xls file, by clicking button 1 or 2 in the attached file, in Office Online. Once in Office Online there is an option for downloading the file for any user or even if not logged in (button 3 of the other attached file). However, that option should not be available unless the user sets that permission.

    2 votes
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  18. Allow config to block Online editing.

    Excel Online does not support many (complex) Excel features that I may rely on to retain integrity of the data in my workbook. So I want to stop people from editing online.

    3 votes
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  19. Present useful error messages

    Error: Exception of type 'Microsoft.DataProxy.Exceptions.HybridException' was thrown.. The exception was raised by the IDbCommand interface.

    This does not help me troubleshoot the problem.

    2 votes
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  20. Right-click on arrows in sheet ribbon to open drop-down list of sheets.

    Excel desktop lets the user open a list of sheets when he/she right clicks on the arrows located in the sheet ribbon. This list makes it easy to navigate workbooks with many sheets. This feature is absent on the online version, but is greatly missed.

    8 votes
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