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  1. Enable track changes in excel online

    Enable track changes in excel online

    72 votes
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    • Remove the "Download" option which strips content

      Currently Excel online has options for "Edit Online", "Edit in Browser", "Save a Copy", AND "Download".
      What is the purpose of the last option outside of the bad functionality that this option strips out some of the more advanced content in your file?
      Please just remove this "Download" option, as "Edit in Excel" and "Save a Copy" should be sufficient for all purposes.

      4 votes
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      • improve size of copy paste, can copy large files

        Need to increase the size of copy paste files, cant be split it by chunks

        2 votes
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        • Make the keyboard shortcuts the same between Excel and Excel online.

          In Excel hitting Ctrl Y on the keyboard is the command you can use to create multiple new lines in a spreadsheet. In Excel online the Ctrl Y combination means "redo" Making commands like this between the two would be helpful.

          7 votes
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          • How to copy sheet to another workbook?

            Seems no way to copy a sheet to another workbook.

            2 votes
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            • Search on filtering

              Filtering records no search box available, need to scroll down thousand of records

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              • It's my darn document!

                If I own the spreadsheet I should be able to edit at anytime, not be "locked out" by others I share my document with

                2 votes
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                • Excel online do not have protected views like to lock sorting/ filtering something like that will be useful.

                  Excel online do not have protected views like to lock sorting/ filtering something like that will be useful.

                  4 votes
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                  • Create the ability to lock certain cells while being able to edit other cells in the same sheet.

                    Currently, there is not the ability to lock certain cells in a document online, while also being able to edit others in the same sheet. It would help a ton if there was a way to lock specified cells in a sheet and also be able to edit unlocked cells in the sheet when editing online.

                    104 votes
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                    • My request or idea is that in Excel online allowed to make different filters or temporary filters and that these are not visible to other us

                      My request or idea is that in Excel online allowed to make different filters or temporary filters and that these are not visible to other users who are working at the same time in the document. Thanks. Carlos Gonzalez.

                      5 votes
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                        • Please allow the option to auto convert Excel files so that I can edit them with Excel online instead of having to convert them manually.

                          Currently when I upload Excel Spreadsheets sent to me from other departments, I have to "convert" them before I can make edits after I upload them. In google sheets, they give you the option to automatically convert as you upload. I would greatly enjoy this option for OneDrive as well.

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                          • Most of the time i use shortcuts to get my task done quicker, i found difficulty in using shortcuts while using online excel

                            Most of the time i use shortcuts to get my task done quicker, i found difficulty in using shortcuts while using online excel

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                                      • Streamline the Editing process from inside Online

                                        You open a workbook in Excel Online. After review, you want to make a quick update, so you click Edit Workbook / Edit in Browser. But all you get is a popup that says you have to checkout the workbook, with a button to Continue in View Mode.

                                        It's 2018. Let the system check to see if the workbook is currently checked out. If not, then check it out for me and let me make my quick edit and exit. If it is checked out, pop up a message telling who has it checked out, with a button to alert…

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                                        • Auto copy edited formula to other cells with same formula.

                                          Scenario is worksheet where same formula is in many cells but cell refs vary as absolute. On hitting enter after editing formula auto suggest copying changes (yes/no option) to other cells that contained same formula. Perhaps highlight cells to indicate extent of action.

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