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  1. 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.

    29 votes
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      5 comments  ·  Formatting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • When a document is locked (as it's being edited by another user) it would be great to know who is editing the file offline.

      When a document is locked (as it's being edited by another user) it would be great to know who is editing the file offline.

      40 votes
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        10 comments  ·  Collaboration and Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Please include 'zoom options'

        I want to be able to zoom in and out of a sheet.

        11 votes
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          2 comments  ·  Viewing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Allow VLOOKUP across Online workbooks

          In Excel client, it is possible to define a VLOOKUP across two workbooks. Not just sheets within a Workbook, but across two different files. Excel will retrieve and keep the filename and path.

          At one time this allowed me to create a complex (ever changing) network of various different but related data listings, without having to copy list 1 to workbook 2 for VLOOKUP validation. The files were stored on a fileserver that everybody had access to using the same Drive letter. Yes, this is old school.

          Now in the Online world, I want people to work on different workbooks,…

          3 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Data Import  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Who has file locked

            Insteadt of sayin "someone" has the file open, indicate who it is so I can get them to close it.

            5 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Viewing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Improve filtering

              In the desktop version of Excel, clicking one of the column headers will display the filter options. This includes the free text search box which initially gets focus. This makes it very easy for users to click, type and hit enter to filter the data.

              Within Excel Online, similar functionality is available but it's much more tucked away. So more clicking and thus time is required to achieve the same result. Our users like the effectiveness of the desktop solution and would like to request a similar approach for Excel Online.

              7 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • locked file

                When someone has a file locked (excel online), the error message should tell you who it is.

                20 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Collaboration and Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Since excel is Microsoft tool i thought excel online is far betta than google sheets but now i wud suggest atleast make it lik google sheets

                  Since excel is Microsoft tool i thought excel online is far betta than google sheets but now i wud suggest atleast make it lik google sheets

                  copy paste not like google sheets
                  filtering can be applied but can't be removed
                  locking of file when a user is editing using excel but not excel online
                  if there are some shapes and objects in my excel file and i share it with users, new user tries to open the file in excel online then it is creating new file but not opening the same

                  6 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Application Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Add similar function to Google Importrange which imports data from another sheet

                    Similar to what Google spreadsheet provides Importrange function which allows to import data from another Google sheet, looks like this feature is not available in MS Excel online

                    this is must feature

                    Raju

                    11 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Data Import  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add a note to excel on-online to see who locked the document. This way, user can send e-mail to the person who locked the document.

                      Add a note to excel on-online to see who locked the document. This way, user can send e-mail to the person who locked the document.

                      4 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Application Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Let me know who has the file locked so I can ask them to unlock it.

                        Let me know who has the file locked so I can ask them to unlock it.

                        7 votes
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                          2 comments  ·  Collaboration and Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Row based Date stamp function capturing when data is changed in that row.

                          Provide an Excel function that date stamps a row when any change is made to data in that row (other than the date stamp column). This is exceptionally useful when maintaining membership data, inventory records etc.

                          42 votes
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                            11 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Move row/column inbetween instead of replacing

                            This is supported in the desktop version. When a column/row is selected and it's dragged while holding shift it's possible to insert row/column inbetween instead of replacing.

                            3 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Comment Only User

                              We would like a new user type in excel online called the "Comment Only" user. This user is a view user but has the ability to add in comments. We have many users who need to view spreadsheets and having them be able to add comments would be very useful as long as they cannot EDIT the document.

                              See google sheet: https://sites.google.com/site/niefoliohelpsiteforstudents/introducing-google-documents/enabling-comment-only-access-in-google-docs

                              2 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Collaboration and Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Excel Online Cell Movement After Enter

                                When editing an Excel Online documents, hitting [ENTER] will drop you down to the next row, same column. Generally hitting [ENTER] will return you to the next row, but in the column your previous modified cell was in.

                                10 votes
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                                  3 comments  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • conditinal formatting

                                  Kindly include conditionally formatting in excel online.

                                  8 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Formatting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Add Voice Control Settings to basically all of Microsoft Apps so it would be easier to fine

                                    so a speaker can be connected to your own technology and you can enhance voice control with microsoft artificial intelligence doing what you want it to do.

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                                      9 comments  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • 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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                                        1 comment  ·  Tables, Sorting and Filtering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Let me input the password of an attached excel spreadsheet.

                                        Let me input the password of an attached excel spreadsheet.

                                        2 votes
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                                        • Add ability to open Online files with more than 10 MB

                                          Add ability to open Online files with more than 10 MB and increase file size to 30-40Mb

                                          71 votes
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                                            7 comments  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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