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  1. Change Interface color when file is read only

    Change Interface color when file is read only...enuf said !

    1 vote
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  2. Allow locking of cells, rows or columns per user when files are shared.

    Please add a functionality that would enable the locking of cells, rows or columns for a specific user/s.

    6 votes
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  3. 1 vote
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  4. Stop Excel viewer from failing to work.

    Repair the Excel viewer.

    1 vote
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  5. 1 vote
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  6. When an Excel spreadsheet is locked, the name of the person who has locked it does not always show up. Please fix

    It appears that a recent change was made to display the name of the person who has locked an Excel spreadsheet. Unfortunately, the name does not always show. I still get the message "Someone else is editing ..." with no name.

    3 votes
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  7. If trying to edit a file and someone else has locked it, have option to send

    If trying to edit a file and someone else has locked it, it would be useful to have the ability to message and or request access to the file from within the popup.

    7 votes
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  8. I am not able to select cell content to copy. Please make this default.

    Being able to Ctrl C copy a cell's information - otherwise I have to open it up in Excel, set to edit and then copy the cell data.

    Please make this default unless opted out for security reasons.

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  9. Enable Kicking People out of Excel Online

    I would like a way to be able to kick people out of Excel Online so that I can easily edit the workbook in regular Excel.

    2 votes
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  10. maybe you could fullscreen my ****

    uh fullscreen please thanks

    2 votes
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  11. Sharing Chating Option

    When we share workbook/sheet one of us or more people there is beside of the file one chat box or comments box is there any user can comment live.
    if new comments come automatically Pop Up is there.

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  12. Please add the option to adapt text orientation on spread sheets. The lack of this option makes it very difficult to effectively share.

    Standard excel allow the orientation of text and thus makes it possible to effectively label columns. The lack of this feature on the online version is a huge disadvantage.

    6 votes
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  13. office encryption features should be available in all platform

    include office file encryption in office 365 as well as ios and android

    4 votes
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  14. 2 votes
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  15. Be able to mention @ people

    It'd be great to follow Google idea and allow to mention people that have access to the document simply by adding @name .

    27 votes
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  16. Files are Checked Out - But Excel Online does not tell who checked it out.

    If a file in Excel Online is checked out, it would be helpful to for it to say who has the file checked out.

    7 votes
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  17. Please add people tagging feature!!!! For tagging people using @.

    Not having this makes Google docs so much better for collaboration. Tag people and create an alert for people tagged to create the viral loop and bring them back into the doc for live collaboration. Little things make a big difference.

    9 votes
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  18. When a document is locked (as it's being edited by another user) it would be great to know who is editing the file offline.

    When a document is locked (as it's being edited by another user) it would be great to know who is editing the file offline.

    172 votes
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  19. Send notification to user who checked out the Excel. Better use Excel Online

    Make user aware that working in Excel Online enables multiple users working/editing on the Excel file. Edit in Excel will lock the file.

    17 votes
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  20. Tracking changes in Excel spreadsheet shared online.

    track individual changes to who changed what and what value in a cell

    53 votes
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