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    • Please activate Conditional formatting, freezing view like Google offers. The online file gets corrupted often resulting in multiple upload

      Please activate Conditional formatting, freezing view like Google offers. The online file gets corrupted often resulting in multiple upload. Franchise/ service support should be made available.

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      • Correct bug that sets formatting to US when editing online and prevents correct setting of data format - Change to UK but sets to Armenian

        The date formatting when editing in Excel online changes the format of a date field to US even though it was set to UK when created offline and uploaded. When you try to change the formatting back to UK, it seems to accept your instruction but the formatting displayed is not the one you chose. If you check the format again, it has been changed to Armenian.
        You have been aware of this bug since July last year and it still hasn't been addressed. This is a huge inconvenience to people in the UK as some dates may have been…

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        • bug

          Sometimes, when you do a search, Excel Online loops in a "scroll up, scroll down" loop - that is, it jumps between displaying one set of rows and another, and does not allow you to do anything. You have to shut down the spreadsheet and start again to get out of the loop. This happens in particular when the worksheet is filtered. I don't know if it is influenced by whether another user is working on the same spreadsheet.

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          • Clone the regular Excel Format

            Clone the regular Excel Format

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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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                    • Error when inserting rows or columns

                      Inserting rows and columns works normally (normally...), but whenever inserting a row/column would affect more than one table, Excel returns "This operation is not allowed. The operation is attempting to shift cells in a table on your worksheet."

                      To this I initially responded "Duh? I do that all the time, why doesn't it work now?" Normally it would just insert a new row/column, and shift the rest of the table over, but in this case it's complaining because it has to shift the contents of more than one table at a time.

                      I don't really mind the mild inconvenience of…

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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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                            • 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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                                • 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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                                    1 comment  ·  Application Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    Hi David,

                                    Can you give more specific steps that you’re trying to do – I’m not sure I follow the issue that you’re raising.

                                    Thanks
                                    Dan [MS]

                                  • 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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                                    • 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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                                      • 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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                                        • 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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