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  1. Increase Excel Online file size limit beyond 5MB

    Pls make Excel Online to be able to allow files editing beyond 5MB size. Currently it does not allow any file to be edited if it is more than 5MB. This size needs to be increased to atleast 50MB

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    • When files are locked by another user

      It would be good to have a way to notify person who has locked the file out that is shared to close it by clicking a button

      37 votes
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      • Reference another Spreadsheet

        Simple function to reference cells from another workbook. Essential for team collaboration to work efficiently. You can do it in Excel offline and with Google Sheets!

        2 votes
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        • Need the ability to disable co authoring on specific files in Sharepoint

          We are sharing a quote builder and have 40 sales people who use this excel doc with co authoring we cannot do this.

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          • Fix it or get rid of it....

            useless in share point.

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            • Add checkboxes.

              Add checkboxes as they help collaboration and check off done items when working on a group project.

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              • 1 vote
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                • Still it is not a senior's look.

                  When you decorate a dress over. Most of the times it looks bad. Try to look people's eye.
                  Barkat Jaffer

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                  • two or more users in one excell file can use different filters

                    two or more users in one excell file can use different filters

                    8 votes
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                    • opening minor version file in excel online

                      I am having only E1 licence with me and I cannot open minor version file in excel online

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                      • I need to subscribe to changes of a workbook

                        i want to know when something changes in my sheets and get an email about what was changed

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                        • Move the Plus sign in Excel

                          Move the Plus + sign to the far right. We have collaborators that click that constantly adding new sheets thinking they are scanning to the right.

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                          • Refresh updates

                            My colleague is working on a large, shared O365 Excel document that is automatically being saved to O365 SharePoint. He has it checked out to him which is fine. I have a read-only copy of it open (direct from O365 SharePoint) which is also fine. Is it possible to have an option in Excel to "refresh" the document, i.e. to automatically populate my read-only copy with his live, latest, saved edits without them having to check the document back in (which stops them from working on it) and me to re-open the document from the SharePoint library, for them to…

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                            • 1 vote
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                              • Change Interface color when file is read only

                                Change Interface color when file is read only...enuf said !

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                                • 1 vote
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                                  • Stop Excel viewer from failing to work.

                                    Repair the Excel viewer.

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                                    • 1 vote
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                                      • I am not able to select cell content to copy. Please make this default.

                                        Being able to Ctrl C copy a cell's information - otherwise I have to open it up in Excel, set to edit and then copy the cell data.

                                        Please make this default unless opted out for security reasons.

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                                        • Enable Kicking People out of Excel Online

                                          I would like a way to be able to kick people out of Excel Online so that I can easily edit the workbook in regular Excel.

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