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  1. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  7. 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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  8. view collaborators names next to their input

    when editing, show collaborators names next to their input

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  11. Need to be able to see who is editing a document. If they happen to be working offline and forget to close, everyone else is locked out

    Need to be able to see who is editing a document. If they happen to be working offline and forget to close, everyone else is locked out

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  12. Offer instructions for fix

    How about offering a fix, when you give the error message "that workbook is already checked out....etc", of telling us how to access it if we are the person who already has it checked out?

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  13. Interoperability problem with Excel 2016

    I'm sharing a rather basic Excel 2016 file I've created with some other people so that they can enter data into it using Excel Online.

    Very frequently, I'm facing the following issue: some cells containing (integer) numbers with the "General" formatting style have their formatting changed to "Accounting" resulting in "1" being displayed as "€ 1.00". If I fix this from the Excel 2016 side of the equation, it comes back some time later.

    I'm unable to repro this by editing the file myself via Excel Online (I've tried using https://1drv.ms/x/s!AjBPRo9wXw9s2eZp7PUayA9Pg1rHaw), so it must be linked to some of…

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  14. Advise when someone you're sharing with doesn't have OneDrive access

    Office 365 apps provide the ability to Share with others (especially colleagues), however when doing so, you get no feedback as to whether they have access to the document, nor an option to provide access at the time of sharing. The result is that the recipients currently have to find they don't have access (after unsuccessfully following shared link), request access, and then wait for me to grant them access.
    It would be much improved if at the point of sharing, the software checked to see whether the recipients have access, and if not, provide option to grant access there…

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  15. give us the option to tag or favorite a document someone has shared with me so I can find it later.

    With Word I can copy documents to my own folders when others share them. Please let me do that with Excel too!

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  16. When an employee leaves be able to move documents to managers Onedrive

    When and employee leaves the company it would be great to be able to move the files to another employees ownership. Especially if they are a shared document with a department

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  17. Provide user info who has the document checked out in the online version

    I need to open the desktop version of the spreadsheet in order to view who the file is locked by. If this info was provided in the onlinver version, it would save this step.

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  18. Excel online for multiple departments in business

    In a business, an owner may want several departments to work on one shared excel online. But If owner wants different departments to see only few sheets and restrict them from seeing and editing master sheet then how it can be done. Ex- finance department can see and edit only finance sheet, HR can see and edit only HR sheet and other sheets could not be opened by them.

    Please add such feature that can benefit the owner.

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  19. ADD the ability to add values from outside worksheets ASAP

    We need to take one workbook on our sharepoint and use the numbers in it to change calculation on another.. such as "connection, or simply links' in Excel 2010 or 2013 or 365 desktop(2016)

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  20. Show current online users in online file

    Would be good if we can see the current online users in online excel file..

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