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  1. Spellcheck in Excel Online

    Ability to do Spellcheck in Excel Online

    73 votes
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    • Increase the limit for excel services in Office 365

      Can you increase the excel web services from 10mb to higher?

      9 votes
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      • Link directly to Excel tab

        Each tab in excel document should have unique url, so that sharing a link pointing to a specific tab is possible.

        9 votes
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        • Allow the use of F4 function keys

          Allowing the F4 function key to repeats the last command or action.

          7 votes
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          • [Embed] if you uncheck "Include a download link", then disable view full size workbook

            On the embed code screen, if you uncheck "Include a download link", then disable view full size workbook

            When you uncheck "Include a download link" your are telegraphing that you "don't want someone to download you Excel file".
            But you can still "view the full-size workbook" because icon is still active.

            Improvement: Disable "view the full-size workbook" when you uncheck "Include a download link"

            This would be a nice security feature Then this acts as a true viewer, like the good old ActiveX days ;)

            Also prevent someone from hacking the script to get the download!

            5 votes
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            • Excel online open a file from pc

              Excel online ,open a file from pc

              5 votes
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              • Move row/column inbetween instead of replacing

                This is supported in the desktop version. When a column/row is selected and it's dragged while holding shift it's possible to insert row/column inbetween instead of replacing.

                5 votes
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                • After a session expires, automatically reload the page, rather than prompting to refresh

                  Instead of telling me my session has expired on a read only document, and asking to hit refresh. How about just automatically refreshing the page.

                  5 votes
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                  • 4 votes
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                    • Add the ability to close a worksheet via the "File" menu.

                      In the fat client version of Excel, there's an option to close a file. Users accustomed to that would be less confused if that option was added to Excel Online.

                      4 votes
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                      • print friendly for Excel on the webpage

                        I would like to suggest the print friendly for Excel on the webpage after publishing the worksheet such as Blogspot.

                        3 votes
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                        • Could really use save as PDF functionality with in OneDrive.

                          Add save as PDF functionality with in One Drive.

                          3 votes
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                          • entering data, should be able to tab, tab, tab, enter -- enter should take me back to the row down from where I started.

                            category would be 'data entry' -- makes it easier to keep a good workflow going.

                            3 votes
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                            • 3 votes
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                              • Add ability to disable the Query warning (and/or disable external queries completely) in Excel Online and the Excel Web Access web part.

                                This query dialog that appears seems good in that it prevents the execution of "dangerous" queries, however, it has the effect of confusing end users and making them scared.

                                2 votes
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                                • it should be better if we can do the UNDO option even if you are working on a shared file because as this is a very big issue.

                                  it should be better if we can do the UNDO option even if you are working on a shared file because as this is a very big issue.

                                  2 votes
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                                  • Session timeout needs to be eliminated. Google sheets does not have this issue.

                                    My company recently switched from Google Sheets to Excel online. Expiring sessions are very annoying. It creates delays in entering data (waiting for a re-load), extra clicks, and sometimes my data has been lost altogether. If the page is open, it should be active.

                                    2 votes
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                                    • add option to embed excel survey into web page

                                      Well, the idea is basically to add an option to embed an Excel survey (the questions) into a web page, preferrably with visual customization. I think it is rather strange this feature is not available.

                                      2 votes
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                                      • Update Excel Spreadsheet in One Drive when new form response is received

                                        It's a nice feature to be able to see form responses in Excel, but it always forces a download of the Excel spreadsheet, when I would prefer to view my form responses in Excel online. I've re-uploaded to spreadsheet of responses to One Drive, but it's not dynamically connect to the form so it doesn't update. I would also like to receive an email when someone responds to the form. All of these features, I note, have been available on Google Forms for years...

                                        2 votes
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                                        • 2 votes
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