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  1. Encrypted Excel doesn't work online

    I want to use Encrypted EXCEL without download it

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  2. make a ******** version history

    make a ******** version history.

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  3. Ability to create major versions from within Excel Online (511 minor versions limitation)

    There is no option to create a new major version while inside a Excel Online spreadsheet--you have to go out to the document library and publish a major version, then go back in. This is problematic when you are coauthoring a file and you reach the 511 minor versions limit--no one knows what happens next in a coauthoring scenario (does everyone have to get out and go back in?), and there is no documentation about this scenario other than the warning that the last version will simply be overwritten going forward (does everyone get the error message?).

    Alternatively, you could…

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  4. If a file is too big to open in excel online, it should just launch excel without me having to

    If a file is too big to open in excel online it should simply launch Excel without asking me if I want to do that. If I clicked on the file to begin with, I obviously want to open it, regardless if it is online or in the desktop app

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  5. Include capability to display charts.

    Would prefer not to have to open excel app to view spreadsheets with charts.

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  6. I HATE IT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I HATE IT!!!!!!!!!!!! NOTHING WORKS CORRECTLY!!!!!!!!! YOU HAVE TO OPEN TO EXCEL TO ACTUAL WORK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  7. Excel file attachments in Hotmail email

    When Excel protected files are attached to Hotmail, create a feature where in Hotmail the file can be opened with a password

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  9. Hide Columns once opening Excel

    It helps ease the load of the information. Not all how use file are doing it for view purpose. When one editing they don't need all data to be loaded. So this option of show data will help fast data adding.

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  10. Improve locked files

    If I accidentally leave a file open on another computer, I should still be able to edit it on the next computer/online program. I signed in with the same accounts.

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  11. Have a way to create multiple excel, or word documents at one time

    I have to create a excel doc. for every day of the year. and improvements happen, or changes are made I then have to re-label, and save new documents.
    but....
    if there was a way to save one file, and create multiple copies at one time that would be a game changer/time saver.

    i.e.
    01-02-2019
    01-03-2019
    01-04-2019
    01-05-2019

    and so on, and SO ON.....

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  12. Excel Online should be able to open a XLST file properly

    If I have a stored template file in OneDrive Excel Online should be able to handle it properly, i.e., it should open a file based on the template and prompt to name it. Then it should behave as normal. Not having this function seems bizarre.

    I want to store a couple of template files in OneDrive so I can always get at them and use them from wherever I am working. Easy.

    Thanks.

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  13. Excel Files

    If files are bigger than 5mb, at least give choice to download please

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  14. I am not able to download/open excel file from sharepoint

    We should be allowed to download and save excel files which have been uploaded by the other user since last updated. When i download computer asks me username & password which even after filling I cannot open the file.

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  15. don't let me enter data if I can't save it

    when an excel spreadsheet opens up, it allows data entry but you can't save your work. You need to Open it in Excel. Why allow the user to waste time entering things they can't save

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  16. Setting "Starred" or "Favourites" for some frequently use Excel/ Word file

    A short-cut folder for my frequently use Excel/ Word file.
    Thus, we will able to open the said file in few second.

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  17. Literally stop existing.

    That way, my employer won't prevent me from using Google Sheets.

    Google sheets is better in every single way. Your *only* advantage is that you somehow convinced my employer to use sharepoint instead of Google Drive.

    Please, please stop existing and let me get back to work.

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  18. Option to close Online window / tab when Open in Excel desktop is used

    When in Excel Online, if i Open in EXcel, most of the times i do not want to return to the Online Window , so i would like the option to Open in Excel and close my online Tab .
    This would make it look smoother and remove the need for this funny pop up that is displayed etc

    2 votes
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  19. Allow larger file size

    Larger file size. 30 MB does not allow for a reasonable data model. It would be far more practical if Excel Online could handle 150-200 MB files without having to open Excel desktop.

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  20. How about making it possible to auto save as I am working instead of providing useless message to create an offline version

    How about auto saving work as it is done instead of posting a useless message to download a version and then upload - perhaps you could label it as an 'online cloud feature' like Salesforce does

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