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  1. Cannot edit in browser, give me the possibility to say where to store temp file.

    I get this: To edit here, we need to save a copy of this file without some unsupported features, but you don't have permission to add files in this directory.

    I would like to get the possibilty to store the temp file in another directory, to which I have write access.

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  2. Allow people to edit online

    Make better ways to edit stuff

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  3. 1 vote
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  4. In planner allow the owner to lock it so they are the only one who can delete a task

    In planner allow the owner to lock it so they are the only one who can delete a task

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  5. 1 vote
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  6. More Colors option for Excel Online

    Please, please add the More Colors option to Excel Online! I don't understand what's the point of not having that option in Excel Online!!!

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  7. 1 vote
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  8. 1 vote
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  9. Need to be able to change the color of some of the text in a cell in Excel Online in OneDrive.

    Need to be able to change the color of some of the text in a cell in Excel Online in OneDrive.

    2 votes
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  10. Allow editable ranges in Excel Online

    As with the 'offline' version, be able to protect sheets/workbooks and allow editable ranges.
    Excel Online defaults to protecting the entire sheet,
    As shared excel files/reporting are a large part of the new apps (MS Teams) it would make sense that this feature is included in the Online Excel version.

    7 votes
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  11. Color or the text in one cell

    With the current version of Excel Online, once you change the font color of a particular text in single cell it automatically changes the font color of every text or data in that cell.
    It would be handy if we could use different colors for the text in one cell

    34 votes
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  12. Can we get an option to log out a user who has a lock on a file and has not been active for some time.

    In SharePoint, a user who has a lock on an excel file and leave for the day or leave the file open for the rest of the day and cannot be open for editing for any other user.
    Can we have a time out for this files that are lock to drop the user connection who has been inactive for a period of time to allow the rest of the user to be able to work in the workbook?

    2 votes
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  13. Allow users to cut and insert rows in between existing rows

    Currently, when you cut and 'insert' rows, it pastes over existing rows and information. The insert function should insert the rows and move the existing rows down.

    24 votes
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  14. 1 vote
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  15. Identifying pictures hidden within sheet

    I'm trying to duplicate a very complex sheet, which at one point had images, but they were then all removed. Whenever I try to duplicate this sheet, I receive an error message stating that it can't duplicate a sheet with pictures. It then makes a note that some of those may be hidden, but it doesn't give me a way to identify where any pictures may be within the sheet.

    I've made sure that ALL images were deleted off of the sheet but still received this error.

    If I could identify where they are and then also get directions on…

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  16. antes varios usuarios podian abri un mismo excel al mismo tiempo, ahora no deja.seria bueno volver a habilitar esto

    antes varios usuarios podian abri un mismo excel al mismo tiempo, ahora no deja.seria bueno volver a habilitar esto

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  17. When it's locked, need to know by whom. 9 out 10 times they don't even know it.

    When spreadsheet is locked, need to know by whom. 9 out 10 times they don't even know it.

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  18. Basic excel features not supported

    Online excel which was supporting basic fetures earlier (one month back) even now not supporting them and asks to edit in local excel.

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  19. Font colour and type change within cells

    This is regarding the font colour and type change between the sentences within single cell on Excel online. Please find the attachment.

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  20. modify excel online to open password protected files

    like other email websites (gmail, etc), excel online should also have feature to open password protected files without download to the pc, it should be open online by entering the file password

    34 votes
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