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  1. "Save As" to another Sharepoint folder

    Please add functionality to "Save As" to a different Sharepoint folder.
    Currently have to exit out of Excel Online and go to Sharepoint to move the file to another folder.

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    • double sheet

      I can double a sheet in a workbook online, I have to dowload my file to double sheet and then upload ít to onedriver,
      I want to shared a sheet to another but nots a workbook,

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      • Excel files to PDF's sharing

        It would be great if we can share/send excel file's as PDF's with our colleagues.

        Also, it would be wonderful if I was able to save a file right on to my computer. The tab is there, but it doesn't work for some reason... "save file on to computer"

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        • Excel files to PDF's sharing

          It would be great if we can share/send excel file's as PDF's with our colleagues.

          Also, it would be wonderful if I was able to save a file right on to my computer. The tab is there, but it doesn't work for some reason... "save file on to computer"

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          • Better Navigation to Solutions

            While working on a file in Excel 2016 I mistakenly selected & saved a setting that configured it to only show certain named items in the workbook. Unfortunately they aren't any named items in the workbook!
            So, even tho the file exists, attempts to open it result in the attached "No Items to Show" notification. I'm the files' author so I already know what the issue is.
            What I need to know now is what are the solution steps to follow to be able to make this file visible again in Excel.
            :-)

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            • I have a password encrypted excel file. It would be nice to be able to open those files via excel online

              I have a password encrypted excel file. It would be nice to be able to open those files via excel online

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              • Download or save excel online.

                You can't "save-as" and you can't download when you open a file via an emailed link. Can't copy into desktop excel app as the data set it too large. The capability to export is there, just not accessible when it's online.

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                • Download or save excel online.

                  You can't "save-as" and you can't download when you open a file via an emailed link from a guest. Can't copy into desktop excel app as the data set it too large. The capability to export is there, just not accessible when it's online.

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                  • Reading password protected files in online browser

                    When a user wants to view a password protected file (i.e. Excel file) in the browser they receive a message that asks if they want to "Edit in the browser?". With 2 options "Edit a Copy" or "Cancel". I have had a number of users who are confused by the "cancel" option. If that said "open read only view" that would be clearer. Instead users are creating editable copies in the same folder just to read the document

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

                            suggest a contact who can help evaluate/change that limit

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                            • 1 vote
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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?

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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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