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  1. Cell Format should also include Contact number, Which is hyperlinked to Phone call, so that we can just select cell and it asked us to call

    Cell Format should also include Contact number, Which is hyperlinked to Phone call, so that we can just select cell and it asked us to call or not.
    if we already set cell in format option that it is contact number.

    3 votes
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  2. 2 votes
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  3. It says i need a password to open a file and it should not be password protected

    It says I need a password to open a file and it should not be password protected.

    2 votes
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  4. Restore a previously saved version of worksheets

    When multiple users are editing a file and someone deletes a portion or saves over in error there needs to be a previous version available. Perhaps this is part of the "save file" process you are currently working on.

    4 votes
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  5. it should be better if we can do the UNDO option even if you are working on a shared file because as this is a very big issue.

    it should be better if we can do the UNDO option even if you are working on a shared file because as this is a very big issue.

    3 votes
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  6. 2 votes
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  7. THERE MUST BE SOLVER AVAILABLE FOR ONLINE VERSION AS WELL

    THE SOLVER IN DATA TAB MUST BE AVAILABLE IN ONLINE VERSION OF EXCEL THAT CAN HELP STUDENTS AND BUSINESS USING EXCEL 365 IN THEIR DAILY LIFE VIA IPAD/TABLET EVEN IF THEY ARE TRAVELING

    4 votes
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  8. Add the ability to see who has a file open in Excel rather than the Browser

    Add the ability to see who has a file open in Excel rather than the Browser so that person can be contacted. Many time staff will have a shared document open in Excel and others will nto be able to edit the document.

    3 votes
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  9. Update Excel Spreadsheet in One Drive when new form response is received

    It's a nice feature to be able to see form responses in Excel, but it always forces a download of the Excel spreadsheet, when I would prefer to view my form responses in Excel online. I've re-uploaded to spreadsheet of responses to One Drive, but it's not dynamically connect to the form so it doesn't update. I would also like to receive an email when someone responds to the form. All of these features, I note, have been available on Google Forms for years...

    2 votes
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  10. Add option to share with different organizations

    We need to share live info with different organizations outside the our company instead of sending email attachments.

    2 votes
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  11. I am unable to open a hyperlink from cell, which should be fix.

    I am unable to open a hyperlink from the cell, which should be fixed.

    2 votes
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  12. 3 votes
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  13. Home Menu & Spell Checker

    We are unable to strike-out anything and rows and column alignment. Hence we suggest to add all the options in Home menu like offline excel along with spell checker.

    3 votes
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  14. subset Excel Template for online updates & sharing of information

    Using the Sharepoint excel and excel's powerful spreadsheet concept as the base for collaboration, have an idea that can bring a focused and goal oriented approach.
    Subset of excel is that excel does not show many rows and columns and menus, it will focus and change the layout based on the template and provide only workflow buttons, tabbed menus, and sections, for workflow
    1. Create an Excel template that contains forms for workflow
    2. the forms can be updated by different members
    3. approvers and reviewers along with admin of the forms can perform action
    4. finally the workflow can…

    3 votes
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  15. Why can't we just save a local copy!!!! It is simple surely.

    Simple request! Just let us download and work OFFLINE. What do you do when you have no signal or the data is too large to copy in one go. I'm going to avoid Office Online like a plague

    2 votes
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  16. When excel is editing, show who checked out

    when online editing blocked, should show who is editing it now.

    3 votes
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  17. Please activate Conditional formatting, freezing view like Google offers. The online file gets corrupted often resulting in multiple upload

    Please activate Conditional formatting, freezing view like Google offers. The online file gets corrupted often resulting in multiple upload. Franchise/ service support should be made available.

    3 votes
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  18. Allow Tables to be deleted

    Right now "the header and insert rows cannot be deleted" is the response you get when trying to delete tables. There seems to be no way of deleting them currently.

    3 votes
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  19. Add option to dowload a shared file

    Give option to users to download a shared filed

    2 votes
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  20. See who has desktop file open when trying to edit online

    It would be good to know who has a desktop excel file open when you are trying to edit one online. Its frustrating as it doesnt let you edit the file until they close the desktop file. Working in a business with many users over several sites it would be great to contact the person who has the file open to find out when they will be finished updating the file.

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