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  1. Let us make charts by defining the X axis and the Y axis

    Let us just be able to say we want this range of data for the X axis and that one for the Y. The wizard is constantly doing stupid things, forcing you to guess the format which will produce the right graph and make special tables so the wizard will be able to produce the graph you want.

    It's basic to charting. This is the X. Why have to guess if the wizard is going to decide you wanted years on the Y axis and your labels on the X and population nowhere to be seen?

    1 vote
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    • Limitations/Data Analysis

      Having the option to add data analysis tools, such as histograms is necessary. It would be nice to have ToolPak for Online Excel. Thanks.

      4 votes
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      • Please add the abilty to copy charts from Excel online in order to paste into other apps

        Hi, I have set up charts for data visualisation within Excel that I would like others to be able to use in their reports and presentations. Unfortunately Excel Online does not appear to allow you to copy a chart.

        Is there a workaround (that doesn't mean the user opening in Excel desktop and thus locking the file) or could this be added please?

        Thank you.

        69 votes
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          1 comment  ·  Charting, Mapping and Visualizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          Accepting Votes  ·  Tamar Tzruya responded

          Thank you for your feedback we appreciate it. Please keep voting to influence the feature priority.

          Tamar [MSFT]

        • Improve Graph Feature

          I want to be able to manipulate graphs online to the same extent I can do so in excel. Currently to make a graph a have to open in excel instead of online and if I do anything your site seems "too complicated" it will no longer be available for work or viewing in the online browser.

          3 votes
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          • More fill colors

            The color choices are limited, we like the color wheel that is in our desktop version. We assign colors for various catergories and there aren't enough contrasting colors to choose from. Please add the colors pallette back!!

            28 votes
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            • cell colors in excell online

              I am somtimes using excell online and find it a little annoying that I can't color cells.

              6 votes
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              • I think you should add the ability to change the numbers on the scale, I am going to fail if it doesn't happen.

                for the scales we should be able to edit the numbers or else it will have the numbers 1-(whatever the data ends at)

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                • 1 vote
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                  • Add features that help customize different charts and graphs, or if they are already there make them easily accessible

                    I needed to customize some charts for a lab class and there weren't any options to do so

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                      • resize of tool bor

                        Reduce the size of tool bar and title bar because it occupies more space then gird.

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                        • 1 vote
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                          • should be insert charts

                            It would be great if you could insert charts from data info in sheet

                            2 votes
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                            • More options on type of graphs and help text for the same

                              Need to have additional type of graphs with help text

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                              • Bring back the sum in the status bar on a two-monitor system.

                                I use a two-monitor system and wasn’t to have Microsoft Office Excel 2013 running on both. On one monitor, when select a range of numbers, the sum total will show in the status bar. However, when I select a cell in the workbook on the other monitor the sum total disappears. This wasn’t the case in office 2010. Please bring back this function :)

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                                • MAKE PI CHART EASIER

                                  MAKE PI CHART EASIER

                                  1 vote
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                                  • Linking Charts

                                    Hi there
                                    I hope this message finds you well
                                    I think it would be a great idea that users have the opportunity to link charts from one file in another
                                    For example to link a chart from Excel in a Word file
                                    That would make it easier to upload information and summarize it, especially information including numbers.
                                    Thanks a lot for your time
                                    Have a wonderful day :D

                                    2 votes
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                                    • Can we please customise the ribbon or have the developer tab in excel online

                                      Sliders are brilliant in excel but you can only access via the developer tab which can only be accessed by changing the ribbon.
                                      Maybe there is another way to get the same result/function with the above. Either way I am just looking for this functionality.

                                      2 votes
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                                      • 1 vote
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                                        • Make Map Charts available in Excel Online

                                          Make Map Charts charting feature available in Excel Online.

                                          3 votes
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