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  1. Trendline with Excel Online

    Excel online needs the capability of adding a trendline to a graph. How is this not possible when it should be a basic function of any excel program? With my present job there's really no point in using excel online when it can't add a trendline. If google sheets can add trendlines then excel online should be able to also.

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    • More color choices, especially for highlighting.

      I have a running file that I no longer have access to some of the colors I have used for 3 yrs now. More colors, and more SHADES of colors, please.

      24 votes
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      • limited functionality

        you need to add full functionality to excel online as you do on desktop version. very frustrating when google docs offers better program

        7 votes
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        • Allow Header and Footers in Excel Online

          At the moment there is no Header and Footer options in Excel Online. Existing Excel documents uploaded lose their headers and footers.

          4 votes
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          • Be more like Google Drive

            Pretty self explanatory

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            • i just ******* want to save a ******* file as a ******* pdf ion my ******* computer. i do not give 2 ***** about sending a ******* link

              i just ******* want to save a ******* file as a ******* pdf on my ******* computer. i do not give 2 ***** about sending a ******* link

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              • remove the pop-up question from asking every time you open it asking what you think.

                remove the pop-up question from asking every time you open it asking what you think.

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                • Default File List View

                  If you insist on eliminating Document Version numbers it would be great if you included the Version of the file next to the file name. Currently you have to jump through hoops to see what version of the document this is. Some people have changed document formats and we can't see what the new version is. You may not think this is important but you also think hiding extensions by default is a good thing. It actually helps to spread viruses. I've been telling you this for 18 years. The Anna Kournikova virus and some others should have proven this…

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                  • Stop providing it as an option, there's no value in opening Excel online in lieu of Excel, and the online version doesn't perform as well.

                    Stop providing it as an option, there's no value in opening Excel online in lieu of Excel, and the online version doesn't perform as well.

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                    • have a spell check in the comments section

                      have a spell check in the comments section

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                      • How 'bout scrapping excel online??? USELESS!!!

                        TOTALLY USELESS!!!
                        Suggestion for improvement: take it to the curb with the rest of the trash. Thank you.

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                        • 1 vote
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                          • Formulae and number formatting appear in Spanish. How to fix?

                            Excel Documents opened in Excel Online switch to Spanish formulae and number formatting.
                            Can't use a decimal point, have to switch to comma.
                            Formulas switch to Spanish.
                            It's really annoying.

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                            • Please explain to users the difference between Outlook.com Online applications and Office 365 Subscription service. I have Office 365.

                              I subscribed to Office 365 with all of the applications included. Is there any point in having Outlook.com applications online too? The existence of Mail in Outlook.com, and Office Outlook has completely baffled me. Is this just unnecessary duplication of service? Did I pay for Office 365 unnecessarily?

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                              • 1 vote
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                                • Please include more functionality into this version to provide a more smooth EXCEL like interaction and appearance. Thank you in advance.

                                  Please include more functionality into this version to provide a more smooth EXCEL like interaction and appearance. Thank you in advance.

                                  It seems that I am not the only one who misses the Excel we have all come to know and like...Always expecting the best you can deliver... MO

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                                  • Need an Obvious 'Open in Excel' Option

                                    When an Excel file opens in Excel Services, there is no obvious thing to click on to open in Excel (real excel). We need an obvious way to open in Excel (not go to the bottom and click on a tiny square or click on the dot, dot, dot thing)

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                                    • Notification

                                      If a file is too big to share, you should let the sender know before the recipient can't open it.

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                                      • Literally just port desktop excel so to online so that we have all the same functionality

                                        Just port desktop excel online. with ALL of the features from desktop available online.

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                                        • Bring back the old workspace feature

                                          We used to be able to open a group of spreadsheets at one time using a workspace. That is a sorely missed feature

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