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  1. Allow the guest users to edit and to ender an identification to know who made the changes

    Allow guest users to edit and to enter an identification to know who made the changes

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    • Ability to free text names of medical assistants who float in ot atleasr the bility to choose "Float MA"

      Ability to free text names of medical assistants who float in ot atleasr the bility to choose "Float MA"

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      • notification option

        excel should have option to request an access if its locked by some user

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        • Allow direct use of embedded worksheets

          I have an embedded workbook with a few cells that contain drop-downs for users to see an analysis of their selection against some bench marking data.

          However, drop-downs are not selectable from embedded workbooks.

          Surely this is something I've done wrong and not a restriction of a function that would otherwise be quite useful??

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          • 1 vote
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            • 1 vote
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              • Support for other cloud storage services.

                Allow other cloud storage services to use microsoft office online when opening stored office files.

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                • Improve collaborative editing of OneNote embedded Excel Spreadsheets.

                  Improve collaborative editing of OneNote embedded Excel Spreadsheets. Currently collaborative editing ends up with conflicted copies

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                  • 1 vote
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                    • Do not use colons in the sharing link as it does not work well with chat programs.

                      Use a shortened link or don't use colons or other protected characters in the URL when sharing a link as it doesn't work well with chat programs.

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                      • Link Online Excel with Forms

                        Collaborate Online excel and Form so that if you enter any data in form it should start reflecting in one of the Online Excel and not just Desktop excel

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                        • Sharing a workbook

                          When a workbook is designed by team managers can there be a way to identify who has Excel locked so we can reach out to them?

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                          • 1 vote
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                            • Improvement on Office 365 concorrency

                              Consider a scenario
                              WHEN One use of shared excel is editing excel
                              THEN it is in locked state
                              WHEN Other user tries to access and edit same shared excel
                              WHEN Both Users are geographically separated and don't have communication channel to communicate need to edit excel.
                              THEN Blocked user should be able to send intimation to Editing user that he / she wants to Edit
                              AND the intimation should come in Editing user's session.

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                              • 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.

                                6 votes
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                                  • 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.

                                    16 votes
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                                    • 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 .

                                      24 votes
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                                      • Improve large workbook compatibility and reliability with Excel Online for Coauthors

                                        I would like to request that more development of large multi co authored files be done to improve reliability, functionality and editing. Where files are heavily used and regularly hit the 500 version limit, issues come through with blocky jittery scrolling, loss of data entered in fields, slow loading, non saving etc.... Please fix these issues to make excel online a real beneficial tool.

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                                        • Currently it is not possible to filter the lines with an option to leave the sheet unfiltered for the users. This would improve excel a lot.

                                          Currently it is not possible to filter the lines with an option to leave the sheet unfiltered for the users. This would improve excel a lot and would enable more convenient cooperation.

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