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  1. Zoom (+/-) bar on the excel online application

    I would suggest to include the zoom (+/-) bar on the excel online application as nowadays organizations are using excel online feature excessively to edit data on real time basis and it will become easier to display the data and have an option to zoom in and zoom out for better view-ability.

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    • zoom please.

      You ask people to help improve and yet It's unbelievable how many are asking for zoom - are you moving forward?

      2 votes
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      • Who has file locked

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

        38 votes
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        • browser tab shows name of spreadsheet instead of "XLSX File Viewer"

          When I have multiple spreadsheets open in the web browser, it would be helpful if the tabs displayed the name of the spreadsheet instead of the text "XLSX File Viewer | Microsoft Teams" for each one

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          • Move ribbon bar pin and up-caret to the menu bar to make them always visible.

            Move the ribbon bar pin and up-caret to the menu bar to make them always visible to the user. Otherwise, the user needs to adjust the browser's zoom level often to see the show/hide ribbon bar view.

            2 votes
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            • add a search bar to look for something on a sheet

              When looking for something on a sheet, would like to type it in a search bar and pull it up by name.

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              • Multiple users should be able to edit the same workbook

                We need to edit the excel workbook on the spot like Google Docs. People can edit the workbook together with colored boxes representing each

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                • Viewing word & excel documents online: being able to copy text WITHOUT having to open the document for editing

                  See title.
                  I do not want to edit the document, I just want to copy some text to use in an email or other document

                  3 votes
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                  • Please include 'zoom options'

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

                    45 votes
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                    • Ctrl + Scroll Wheel no longer Zooming

                      Until recently, I was able to use Ctrl + Mouse Scroll Wheel to zoom in and out of Excel Online. Since yesterday, this has stopped working.

                      I can still use Ctrl + Mouse Scroll Wheel to zoom in and out of Word Online, which also controls the zoom setting on the Excel Online tab.

                      This is strange.

                      3 votes
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                      • Couldn't able to read an online Excel spreadsheet.

                        "We're sorry. We can't open the workbook in the browser because it uses these unsupported features:

                        • Scenario Manager"

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                        • when it's a shared workbook, you should actually be able to view it !

                          Just a suggestion but when it's a shared workbook, you should actually be able to view it !

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                            • Sharpen the text and numerals

                              The text and numerals etc are quite blurry and not focused. They need to be sharpened

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                              • Allow viewing of previous edits

                                This capability exists in Google Sheets. Previous versions can be viewed with changes/edits highlighted by who made the change.

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                                • It would be great to see 'Comments' in cells when hovering over them (or with a different gesture) in Excel online.

                                  Currently, 'comments' entered in cells show up when you hover the mouse over them in the Excel desktop application. However, this feature doesn't work in Excel online. Need a way to see cell 'comments' in Excel online as well. Thanks!

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                                  • Allow sideways scrolling on Mac

                                    Allow Mac users to scroll left and right with trackpad or mouse. This function currently not available in Chrome, not sure if available in other browsers.

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                                    • 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.

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                                      • provide magnifying icon

                                        Provide (+/-) icons to increase/decrease size of display characters to preferences

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