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  1. Is there a way to increase the sixe limit of excel files from 30mb to more?

    Can we increase the size to more than 30MB for users to collaborate on excel online.

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    • Is there a way to increase the sixe limit of excel files from 30mb to more?

      Can we increase the size to more than 30MB for users to collaborate on excel online.

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      • Protect

        Protect Worksheet dialog v Protect Workbook dialog. One states password is (optional), one doesn't. They are both optional.

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        • Remove

          Function dialog boxe for IF states in value if True can nest 7. Thought that had been increased to 64. I've done 36!

          Function dialog for Vlookup, range lookup mentions if True it is the closest. It never has been the closest in range lookup true!

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          • Recovery option in excel online,

            Provide an option to recover the files which got corrupted

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            • I found a bug in Excel online. When I paste a value ending with 0 it is automatically changing it

              I am pasting a value which has zero at the end and its getting changed on its own.

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              • adjust the height and width on the formula bar

                The formula bar should spread across the spreadsheet in Excel Online

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                  • Provide options to open Excel when it cannot be opened on Browser

                    If an excel file cannot be opened for various reason on the browser, an option should be given to the user to open it on the desktop/client.

                    E.g. I am getting an error "The requested range does not exist in the sheet"

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                    • Give an option of specific excel files to be opened in the desktop version instead of excel online

                      Currently Excel files that have links to other Excel files in SharePoint will not open in Excel Online, if the default in SharePoint is set to open excel is Excel online then an error is given. There needs to be an option to change the default application specific excel files are opened rather than global setting.

                      11 votes
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                      • An orientation button NEEDS TO BE added to micosoft excel online it is a neccesity.

                        An orientation Button NEEDS to be added to Microsoft Excel Online it is a neccesity.

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                        • Fix Grammatical Errors in "Couldn't Open the Workbook"

                          Please fix the grammatical errors in the following message.

                          "We're sorry, we couldn't open your workbook... Do you want to try and open this file in Excel?"

                          The first sentence is a "comma splice." It should be "We're sorry. We couldn't open your workbook."

                          The last sentence has "try and," which is a common mistake. The sentence should read "Do you want to try to open this file in Excel?" In other words, instead of using "try and," use "try to."

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                          • more info on why the file cannot be opened.

                            A LibreOffice saved as .xlsx file cannot be opened in the online Sharepoint. The error is very generic and it does not give even a starting point where to look. it would be nice to have a more detailed description of the error to be able to rectify the issues between the vendors of the office suits.

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                            • 3 votes
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                              • 日本語に切り替えたい

                                日本語に切り替えたい

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                                • 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

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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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                                    • Format dates consistently

                                      You can stop Excel INCONSISTENTLY formatting some dates as numbers, some in US format and some in UK format - even within the same column! It makes Excel UTTERLY USELESS, which is why I saved in Open Office format - which Excel online now can't open.

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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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