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  1. Striketrhough single words

    When I try to strikethrough a word in the browser, all the content in the cell gets modified, instead of the word I want. Could you improve this? Thanks!

    3 votes
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  2. encrypted data for excel sheet not supported on ONE DRIVE

    I use one drive for all my work, however wish to encrypt some data on excel and upload, however when uploaded after encryption it not supported

    6 votes
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  3. My last action can't be undo.

    When I try to do undo, it gives me an error 'Your last action can't be undone'. Want to know whether this option available in Google extension 'Office Online'.

    3 votes
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  4. 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

    9 votes
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  5. Don't show file size limitations while opening in OneDrive. Its so confusing, opening it in Excel and wondering if its saved online or not.

    Don't show file size limitations while opening in OneDrive. Its so confusing, opening it in Excel and wondering if its saved online or not.

    Atleast get inspired by the Google sheets. See how seamlessly it shows up online documents in the browser itself, without any fuss about file size , easy to define permission sets etc

    3 votes
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  6. How did the file get corrupted.

    OUr Excel Files got corrupted How?

    2 votes
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  7. 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.

    3 votes
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  8. Ctrl-Y should redo (repeat) Insert Row, same as in Excel

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

    27 votes
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  9. 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.

    3 votes
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  10. 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…

    5 votes
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  11. 2 votes
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  12. Clone the regular Excel Format

    Clone the regular Excel Format

    4 votes
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  13. 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…

    2 votes
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  14. 2 votes
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  15. 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...

    3 votes
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  16. 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.

    4 votes
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  17. 1 vote
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  18. open in Excel

    why onenote can't use

    1 vote
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