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  1. When "copy to" or "move to" make the first available location the same folder you are alrady working in.

    When "copy to" or "move to" make the first available location the same folder you are alrady working in.

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    • Ask for the password when a file is password protected.

      When trying to open an attachment that is password protected, ask for the password Instead of displaying an error dialogue box.

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      • Excel Online should be able to open .CSV files

        Excel Online cannot open .CSV files.

        Excel online should allow for this so that it's more like Excel.

        Even Google Sheets allows a user to open a .CSV file.

        Please allow for this, and also increase the functionality of MS Office Online in general. There is no reason for them to be so severely limited.

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        • 1 vote
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          • internal limit is preventing the opening of a file,

            suggest a contact who can help evaluate/change that limit

            2 votes
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            • I will be imputing every day, so it would be nice to have an option to save as one types, so not information is lost.

              I will be imputing every day, so it would be nice to have an option to save as one types, so not information is lost.

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              • When will the ability to open password protected spreadsheets be available for Excel Online?

                We need the ability to open password protected spreadsheets with excel online.

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                • 1 vote
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                  • Allow for a file to save as to a folder in OneDrive - reference this link: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_oned

                    In OneDrive web client - when 'saving as' a file, there is no option to choose a folder/path. It would be great if this was there. Seems like a straight forward and intuitive way to have it done. Please reference this link to the posting on MS community: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_onedrivefb-mso_win10-mso_o365b/saving-as-odfb-web-client/aa165cab-2920-48dd-a5e0-7ac1e0100908

                    Thanks,

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                    • Remove the Download Option

                      While customizing the embed option: though I unmark the "Include a download link" option, people can still download the file by clicking on the "View Full-Size Workbook".

                      Isn't these two options are contradictory to each other when the user doesn't want to let other download the file?

                      5 votes
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                      • I had use first time but it's not working,showing "We couldn't open this workbook because it's protected with a password."what i have to do?

                        I had use first time but it's not working, showing "We couldn't open this workbook because it's protected with a password.",please see att.screen shot,what i have to do?

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                        • Make sure it opens the file, even if it limits what you can do in the file. Sometimes all that's needed is to view, not use the functions.

                          Make sure it opens the file, even if it limits what you can do in the file. Sometimes all that's needed is to view the file, not use the functions.

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                          • Regardless of xls file size, I'd expect that I'd be able to open the file in MS OneDrive vs. having to open in Excel.

                            I have a large, multi-tab xls file that I've added to OneDrive. When I try to open it in OneDrive, an error tells me that the file is too large and that I have to open it in Excel, making OneDrive simply a storage hub vs. a workforce tool. Like Google Drive, I'd expect that I'd be able to upload a file to OneDrive and view and edit the item within OneDrive.

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                            • Save As

                              I have already downloaded an attachment but there is no save as feature so I renamed it and sent it on once I had amended but now I want to amend it differently for another person and find I cannot resave the original file to One Drive which is very inconvenient as I do not have Excel on the laptop I am using. I'm not trying again by using the preview feature to see if I can copy paste. If I had known I would have copied the original.

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                              • Syop trying to prove that I shot any police officers/ Steven Lew and his 811in the year of 1997

                                I new all of this AND MY PERSON AWAY FROM tHE ROADRUNNER INN AND HOWARD JOHNSON PROPERTY AND ROGERS STREET AREA. tHERE IS NO BOUNTY FOR INNOCENT PEOPLE AND THE gREENSHEET WAS PREVIOUSLY FOUND UNDWER TOW Names on the internet.

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                                • Add ability to notify user who is blocking access that other's need access

                                  When opening a sheet and discovering that the sheet is locked because someone is accessing the sheet with Excel, we should have a button that will notify the user that I am requesting access.

                                  This would encourage a discussion between the Excel and Excel Online user.

                                  9 votes
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                                  • View only

                                    I want user to view only my spreadsheet and not to be able to save or download the file.

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                                      • Why can't we just save a local copy!!!! It is simple surely.

                                        Simple request! Just let us download and work OFFLINE. What do you do when you have no signal or the data is too large to copy in one go. I'm going to avoid Office Online like a plague

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                                        • Hide or disable the "Edit in Excel" option when users read or open a document from a SharePoint library in Excel Online

                                          Useers who have ReadOnly permission for a SharePoint Library see the "Edit in Excel" option displayed to them. This will fail when they click since they do not have permission.
                                          reported by a customer on the SPYam Yammer network
                                          https://www.yammer.com/spyam/#/threads/show?threadId=791261832

                                          30 votes
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