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  1. Change colour of words within a cell

    To be able to change colour of individual words or characters to highlight those words.

    7 votes
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    • zoom please

      zoom option

      page set-up

      17 votes
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      • Using custom colors from a theme - bug in Excel 2016?

        When you select a custom theme which contains custom colors, you can used those colors initially only with shapes. By doing the following you can use them with cell formatting as well:
        1. Select a theme with custom colors
        2. Insert a shape
        3. Change the fill color with a custom color from the ribbon "home"
        4. Select a cell and you can change the color to a custom color as well

        If you do not follow steps 2..4 you can not use custom colors. Even more worse if you follow all steps and you want to use the context…

        2 votes
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        • 16 votes
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          • Active X Support in Excel Online

            Active X support for Excel Online would make the Online a far more powerful tool for data presentation and data collection.

            2 votes
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            • Problem: documents are either 100% read-only or 100% read/write

              Documents are either 100% read/write or 100% read-only. I need to create spaces which others can interact with but prevent them from changing the surrounding formatting.

              I have used Excel for years as sign-up sheets for my business & later migrated these to the cloud for everyone's convenience. Sometimes customers 'mess around' with my thoughtful formatting & branding (grrrrr) and I've always wished I could create a space they can sign up (read/write) but keep the rest preserved without having to ask them to refrain, which a few ignore.

              1 vote
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              • let people enter invalid info when doing a 'prototype' template....

                let people enter invalid info when doing a 'prototype' template....

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                • layout

                  make a simpler layout

                  1 vote
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                  • Excel Formatting copy

                    When We copy from online excel to any other application formatting is not copied , the text is copied as plain text. No background color, bold italic all formatting is gone. I tested it on google sheets but it is possible there so I think this feature should be developed for excel online.

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                    • More functionality, why am i restricted to one color table

                      simple, give it all functionalities that excel has

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                      • As an online excel user I would like to change only part of the content of a cell to highlight this particular content

                        As an online excel user I would like to change only part of the content of a cell to highlight this particular content in a different color and/or font

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                        • User defined number format missing

                          Start → Number Format → User defined → ???
                          IT'S NOT "User defined" AS LONG AS THE USER CANNOT DEFINE IT!!!!!!!!!

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                          • 1 vote
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                            • Insert Symbol

                              It would be great if you could insert symbols and special characters like you can in the desktop version.

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                              • Use System Font

                                Be able to use fonts installed on the local system in Excel Online. Or add more fonts to the options already there. Like Wingdings.

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                                • Excel interface need to improve

                                  this excel feature okay but its not much fluidic like google docs and sheets. pls improve interface.

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                                  • Office suite is a tool from Microsoft, still Google sheets are better than online Excel Sheet, please work on it and make it upto the mark.

                                    Office suite is a tool from Microsoft, still Google sheets are better than online Excel Sheet, please work on it and make it upto the mark.

                                    2 votes
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                                      • Do not create a link. I am only trying to type. It becomes frustrating that I have to reformat what I am typing.

                                        Do not create a link. I am only trying to type. It becomes frustrating that I have to reformat what I am typing.

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                                        • Allow to change setting in excel in the online version

                                          The default configuration for numbers are with dot (.), but some countries has by default the coma (,)
                                          Add simple data numbers in online version is easier if you allow this feature.
                                          BR

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