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  1. 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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          • 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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            • 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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              • 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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                    • 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!

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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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                          • Stop Excel viewer from failing to work.

                            Repair the Excel viewer.

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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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                                • Suggestion for Excel files edited by many users. Issue: reached the limit of minor versions on the server

                                  Create exception to bypass minor versions limitations when an Excel file is meant to be edited/filled in by many users.

                                  There is an Excel file which users are meant to fill in to state whether they need a certain role etc. The list has many users listed. So it is bound to be saved and resaved many times. When the number of minor versions limit is reached, the creator of the Excel file needs to clone the Excel file.

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                                  • Chat

                                    You should be able to chat with specific people in the group without including the whole team. Also needs a pop up feature for chats. We have to be working in the excel doc to see the chat. Not effective

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                                    • Allow workbooks to be checked out by more than one person

                                      Allow workbooks to be checked out by more than one person. We are sharing an excel workbook where each team member has their own tab. There is no situation where people would be modifying the same data at the same time. Can you add this "multi-person" checkout as an option?

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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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                                        • Provide an option to check-out a document that was opened using word/excel-online?

                                          Provide an option to instantly check-out a document that is opened using word/excel-online? That way you can change almost seamlessly from read-only to update mode.

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