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  1. Editing a copy online Error

    When an error occurs that prevents you from editing a file online. Can the type of unsupported formatting or shapes, or any other unsupported items be highlighted to make easier to suggest if the information can just be removed?

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    • Ctrl-Y should redo (repeat) Insert Row, same as in Excel

      Ctrl-Y should redo (repeat) Insert Row, same as in Excel

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      • Disable subscription validation when using Excel off line. It was validated when I installed it and I should be able to use it off line.

        Disable subscription validation when using Excel off line. It was validated when I installed it and I should be able to use it off line with all features activated. When I try to use it off line, I get a message that the subscription could not be validated, so most features will not work.

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        • Make comments in excel be also saved when downloaded to pc

          Whenever I download a copy of my online excel file and open it, it says "Excel found unreadable content in <filename>. Do you want to recover.." It doesn't include the comments which is very important to me as they are like my diary, reminding what that was all about.

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          • Someone else has this workbook locked

            I was trying to edit shared excel online and i received message like "Someone else has this workbook locked" now how i should notify "Someone" Please replace "Someone" with the username who has opened this workbook so another one can actually notify him to close.
            If its a privacy issue then Admin should notify about same.

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            • Don't bug me with a dialog for a shared document every time my laptop goes offline. Ok to display a message in-pane

              I get a popup for 'session expired' when my laptop goes to sleep that I have to click on in order to continue; would be better for it to signal the issue in-pane or not even bother me till I try to do something with the document. If you have 5 documents open in different tabs, is this going to freeze every one of them till I click Ok? This is not what Google docs does...

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              • When scrolling down one line in Web Browser, Excel randomly scrolls 800-1000 rows down

                Example: When I'm on row 5, and need to scroll to row 6 or 7, the sheet will suddenly be on row 800 to 1000. I've tried using the arrows on the keyboard, clicking and dragging the side scroll (on the browser), and the scroll on my mouse. The most recent change I've made is added the top row Freeze Pane.

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                • I cant drage and select whole data sheet by using mouse pointer or cursor

                  I cant drage and select whole data sheet by using mouse pointer or cursor

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                  • in the calander... put in the days of the week not just the date... more helpfull.

                    In calander... put in the days of the week not just the date...more helpfull

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                      • Excel Typing Not Working

                        For some reason, both on my phone and the computer, excel's typing input box is not working. I am unable to type in any data. That seems to be the only thing not working for right now, but a pretty important one.

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                        • Discard all changes (include filters and sorters) when I enter in editor mode.

                          When we are in reading mode and we use filters and sorting, when you click edit the worksheet, this formatting continues, causing problems for other users who are using the same worksheet.
                          As a suggestion, when you click edit, discard all filters and sorting used in read mode.

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                          • Error pop up window when copy from the pivot table

                            Is it possible to cancel the error pop up window every time I copy from the pivot table?

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                              • Publish Bug tracking of this software

                                We need to have a public Bug tracking to report issues and see if they are getting worked on. All we see are NEW IDEAS but the existing ones sometimes don't work or there are some bad functional issues that get ignored.

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                                  • After making a selection from a drop down list that we created; Excel starts shaking up & down

                                    My team at work, uses Excel in SharePoint for almost everything that we need to track. We've all (16+ people) have been having an issue. While editing Excel in the Browser, it randomly shakes up and down, the best way to describe it is the sheet moves up and down a few rows, really fast). One of my peers noticed the sheet starts 'shaking' after selecting a word in a drop down list of the sheet. To fix the issue, we have to completely close out of the Excel Tracker and then re-open it... Which causes a lot of extra…

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                                    • I need to be able to choose my Language to use Excel Online, but a can not do it.

                                      Even if it allows me to choose Language, then when opening the application appear again in English.

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                                        • When trying to enter a date in a cell (formatted as Cat=Date, Type=14/03/2012), entry is rejected - get Error in Date Range or Entry Format

                                          When trying to enter a date in a cell (formatted as Cat=Date, Type=14/03/2012), entry is rejected - get Error in Date Range or Entry Format

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