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  1. Make inserting a header a function that is available in the excel online version so that users do not have to use the desktop version for th

    Please make insert a header a function that is available in excel online. I am specifically using the online version to be able to share with coworkers. We need to have a revision number on the top of the document when it prints. It is a huge inconvenience to have to switch over to the desktop version solely to add a header with the revision date.

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    • have the ability to know when someone has updated a file

      when someone modifies a shared file, have the ability to alert the other people who share the file ( if they chose) .

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      • Allow live collaboration across users like word.

        Allow live collaboration across users like word.

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        • good

          any option

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          • independent sorting

            allow one user to sort while using a live document and the sorting to be left alone on the other users live document.

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            • CSV Collaboration in excel online

              Wondering if we can collaborate on csv files as we are able to collaborate with multi user in excel online at the same time. Not sure what are the challenges associated to provide this functionality. My customers will be glade to know this functionality.

              Our Challenge:
              Currently CSV files open as read only file, as our users open csv file in excel desktop version and edit a file save it to desktop and upload it to document library... they are unable to save it to document library from desktop version as csv file read only.

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              • 1 vote
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                  • assign tasks via the comment box and inform person asigned to solve the task via email

                    Same functionality is available in google sheets/slides. By entering ***@email.com and adding a task the person will get a notification via email that there is task for him/her to resolve. Once resolved he/she can directly mark the comment as resolved and the initiator gets a notification that this is done

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                    • Need the ability to disable co authoring on specific files in Sharepoint

                      We are sharing a quote builder and have 40 sales people who use this excel doc with co authoring we cannot do this.

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                      • to see who last edited a cell

                        It would be great if you could see who the last person was to edit any given cell. being that many people can be editing the document it would be great help to see who, and when, a given cell was last edited.

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                        • please authorize duplication of pivot tables

                          please authorize duplication of pivot tables

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                            • Still it is not a senior's look.

                              When you decorate a dress over. Most of the times it looks bad. Try to look people's eye.
                              Barkat Jaffer

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                              • opening minor version file in excel online

                                I am having only E1 licence with me and I cannot open minor version file in excel online

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                                • Allow workbooks to be checked out by more than one person

                                  Allow workbooks to be checked out by more than one person. We are sharing an excel workbook where each team member has their own tab. There is no situation where people would be modifying the same data at the same time. Can you add this "multi-person" checkout as an option?

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                                  • I need to subscribe to changes of a workbook

                                    i want to know when something changes in my sheets and get an email about what was changed

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                                    • Move the Plus sign in Excel

                                      Move the Plus + sign to the far right. We have collaborators that click that constantly adding new sheets thinking they are scanning to the right.

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                                      • Refresh updates

                                        My colleague is working on a large, shared O365 Excel document that is automatically being saved to O365 SharePoint. He has it checked out to him which is fine. I have a read-only copy of it open (direct from O365 SharePoint) which is also fine. Is it possible to have an option in Excel to "refresh" the document, i.e. to automatically populate my read-only copy with his live, latest, saved edits without them having to check the document back in (which stops them from working on it) and me to re-open the document from the SharePoint library, for them to…

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