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  1. Custom colors!!!

    What happened to customizing colors?! It would be nice to have that feature for the online (in browser) version..

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    • Allow Excell with in Teams to zoom in

      Allow Excell with in Teams to zoom in

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      • Add "Log Off" or "Log Out" on any screen

        Regardless of the view or screen, "Log Off" or "Log Out" should be an option.

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        • Expand OneDrive to work the same way for business that dropbox does and put everyone else out of business.

          Why does OneDrive not work in the same way as Box, DropBox, GoogleDrive. Google sheets / google power point is awful. Our presentations look like garbage, but collaboration is easy. Please roll out a dropbox type functionality where we can store (and more importantly share) our files and I will have my entire company switch to it.

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          • Provide quick link to download a copy of your workbook.

            When Excel Online says it cannot automatically save online, it says to "Download a copy of your workbook". This dialog bar should have a button or quick link to do this.

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            • when you share a file, it would be helpful to see in your sent email folder

              it would be helpful to be able to see in your "sent" after using the share feature, to be able to continue a conversation on email, or re-send things as needed

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              • searching sheets

                When working in Excel online on ONEDRIVE, to search do the following:
                Make a Search Sheet to help you quickly move to a particular sheet.
                Right click on the tab you've name Search Sheet.
                Choose reorder.
                Move to before the sheet you are searching for, clicking OK.
                Choose your sheet.
                After you've finished searching, move Search Sheet back to before 1st named sheet so you know it's there for next time.

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                • Improve email notifications for Forms

                  When selecting email notification in Forms, you should be able to customize the notification email text and also have an option to notify others as well.

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                  • Improve email notifications for Forms

                    When selecting email notification in Forms, you should be able to customize the notification email text and also have an option to notify others as well.

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                    • Conexão com Banco de Dados SQL em rede no Excel

                      Como realizar de forma simples a conexão e alimentação de Banco de Dados SQL em um servidor através do Excel e também alimentar o excel com os dados cadastrados neste banco de Dados SQL em um Servidor.

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                      • Don't waste screen space

                        Excel online need to optimize is screen space usage.

                        You have to keep in mind that you already "lost" some space because you are in a browser, you can't afford to lose a ton of space with useless bar.

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                        • make it similar

                          you guys need to start making office online more similar to the regular office that you have to pay for. This will allow more people who cant afford office to use it for free online.

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                          • 1 vote
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                            • we want a new design (UWP, Fluent Design)

                              we want a new design (UWP, Fluent Design). Google Docs is much more modern and helpful then Office.

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                              • Rows in a column

                                Rows in a column, without merge or wrap. I can fill my data in several rows in one column and use for pivot table as well.

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                                • Hyperlinks are lost when saved as a pdf using Excel 2016 mac.

                                  When a word 2016 doc is saved as a pdf the hyperlinks remain in the saved pdf. Not so for an excel 2016 spreadsheet which is then saved as a pdf. The hyperlinks are lost. Surely this should be a standard feature.

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                                  • 1 vote
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                                    • We are a heavy user of the Room Finder capability in Outlook. Make the webpart wider.

                                      Room Finder - Allow us to start typing in the room list we want, instead of only offering the scroll bar.

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                                      • No sub sheet protection available for users

                                        Excel Online does not allow to protect individual sub sheets in one file. We get this option in Google sheets. This needs to be included.

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                                        • password protectecd spreadsheets

                                          pasword protected spreadsheets

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