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  1. More colors!

    Please add more colors. Very annoying to have to open Excel to use the advanced colors... defeats the purpose of Excel Online

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    • Make Excel Online the exact same as Excel Offline

      Make Excel Online the exact same as Excel Offline

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      • how i wish I could still use Google Sheets instead of this !

        Excel is far behind Google Sheets for handling large complex sheets online, and being able to collaborate online.

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        • It would be helpful as an educatior if the students could use the full version of the microsoft products.

          We are not a 1-1 school so students are limited to what they can do. I would rather use Google. And that is more cost effective.

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          • Have an option to automatically alphabetize tabs

            Have an option to automatically alphabetize tabs

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            • Free skittles

              Microsoft should give everyone free skittles for each word document created. Microsoft could receive a large discount from the Mars corporation for buying them in bulk. Microsoft could even save money on shipping by just emailing them to everyone.

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              • 1 vote
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                • Option to be able to enable autocomplete cells in Excel online

                  Have the ability to autocomplete cells for words, phrases, etc that wil be used multiple times in a spreadsheet

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                  • Microsoft should provide a manual save button.

                    Microsoft should provide a manual save button to save excel sheets because sometimes auto-save freezes and we can't confirm if the excel is saved or unsaved.

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                    • 2 votes
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                      • Make it easier to customize depending on computer and connection speeds.

                        Let know the change results applied in parallel if user accepts in an upgrade suggestion window already checked.

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                        • Improve performance

                          Benchmarking a locally installed office application, to a cloud-based application, I experience a four time slower performance. Program launch, file opening, file saving takes much longer that when I am offline. Online performance is too bad, and I try to avoid using it when possible.

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                          • online excel should abstain dependency on local excel, it should open all files irrespective of size and complexity

                            online excel should abstain dependency on local excel, it should open all files irrespective of size and complexity

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                            • 1 vote
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                              • Add "copy hyperlink to this cell"

                                If you right click on a cell you can only add the hyperlink to that cell but you cannot copy the hyperlink TO that cell. This could be very useful when you have long sheets and want to jump to a specific section. You can just copy the link to that section cell and paste it in the hyperlink of an index at the top.

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                                • Delete multiple cells at once

                                  If you select a column of cells and press "delete", only the top cell is deleted. If I select all the cells and press "delete" it means I want to delete them all. Otherwise I would just select the top one.

                                  Is it possible to add this very basic thing?

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                                  • Delete multiple cells at once

                                    If you select a column of cells and press "delete", only the top cell is deleted. If I select all the cells and press "delete" it means I want to delete them all. Otherwise I would just select the top one.

                                    Is it possible to add this very basic thing?

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                                    • make it possible

                                      tried many times and there are to many hoops to jump through and then i am prompted to pay for it when I can do the same thing for free somewhere else.

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                                      • big file loading issue need to be fix.

                                        big file loading issue need to be fix.
                                        instead showing loading at least load some data or tab or page ....
                                        For user it is very frustrating if big file contain more time to open ...
                                        at least make index view of big file and redirect him internally.
                                        It will help to fast look and close .

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                                        • Spreadsheet performance

                                          Functionality to enable performance hogs / bottlenecks to be identified in calculations

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