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  1. Please add user changes log

    Please add some extra feature like change history, please make undo redo function more efficient in system copy paste and excel itself

    37 votes
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    • Please add user changes log

      Please add some extra feature like change history, please make undo redo function more efficient in system copy paste and excel itself

      30 votes
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      • Ctrl-Y should redo (repeat) Insert Row, same as in Excel

        Ctrl-Y should redo (repeat) Insert Row, same as in Excel

        24 votes
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        • Give an option of specific excel files to be opened in the desktop version instead of excel online

          Currently Excel files that have links to other Excel files in SharePoint will not open in Excel Online, if the default in SharePoint is set to open excel is Excel online then an error is given. There needs to be an option to change the default application specific excel files are opened rather than global setting.

          11 votes
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          • An orientation button NEEDS TO BE added to micosoft excel online it is a neccesity.

            An orientation Button NEEDS to be added to Microsoft Excel Online it is a neccesity.

            10 votes
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            • When the Workbook in Excel Online exceeds the file size limit ...

              If the Workbook in Excel Online exceeds the file size limit to open it, please let us download it to our hard drive

              7 votes
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              • Since excel is Microsoft tool i thought excel online is far betta than google sheets but now i wud suggest atleast make it lik google sheets

                Since excel is Microsoft tool i thought excel online is far betta than google sheets but now i wud suggest atleast make it lik google sheets

                copy paste not like google sheets
                filtering can be applied but can't be removed
                locking of file when a user is editing using excel but not excel online
                if there are some shapes and objects in my excel file and i share it with users, new user tries to open the file in excel online then it is creating new file but not opening the same

                7 votes
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                • Hi, Excel online must have undo button in case of something pressed by mistake.Pl consider to add this feature.

                  Hi, Excel online must have undo button in case of something pressed by mistake.Pl consider to add this feature.

                  5 votes
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                  • encrypted data for excel sheet not supported on ONE DRIVE

                    I use one drive for all my work, however wish to encrypt some data on excel and upload, however when uploaded after encryption it not supported

                    4 votes
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                    • Editing a copy online Error

                      When an error occurs that prevents you from editing a file online. Can the type of unsupported formatting or shapes, or any other unsupported items be highlighted to make easier to suggest if the information can just be removed?

                      4 votes
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                      • Can't open workbook on Web message due to external links: Have a visual in excel web for unsupported features

                        I would like to see excel web have either red text or a visual message indicating that a feature is blocked.

                        Examples:
                        1. If a chart visual isn't supported than have a little grey square that says "Excel web don't support X kind of chart. Click here to view it in excel desktop"
                        2. if a certain cell query isn't supported than maybe have it highlighted with Red text.

                        3 votes
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                        • 3 votes
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                          • Provide options to open Excel when it cannot be opened on Browser

                            If an excel file cannot be opened for various reason on the browser, an option should be given to the user to open it on the desktop/client.

                            E.g. I am getting an error "The requested range does not exist in the sheet"

                            3 votes
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                            • 3 votes
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                              • My suggestion is to put Office 365 in the trash where it belongs and label it "unproduction software"

                                My suggestion is to put Office 365 in the trash where it belongs and label it "unproduction software"

                                3 votes
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                                • Please activate Conditional formatting, freezing view like Google offers. The online file gets corrupted often resulting in multiple upload

                                  Please activate Conditional formatting, freezing view like Google offers. The online file gets corrupted often resulting in multiple upload. Franchise/ service support should be made available.

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Correct bug that sets formatting to US when editing online and prevents correct setting of data format - Change to UK but sets to Armenian

                                    The date formatting when editing in Excel online changes the format of a date field to US even though it was set to UK when created offline and uploaded. When you try to change the formatting back to UK, it seems to accept your instruction but the formatting displayed is not the one you chose. If you check the format again, it has been changed to Armenian.
                                    You have been aware of this bug since July last year and it still hasn't been addressed. This is a huge inconvenience to people in the UK as some dates may have been…

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Clone the regular Excel Format

                                      Clone the regular Excel Format

                                      3 votes
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                                      • Don't bug me with a dialog for a shared document every time my laptop goes offline. Ok to display a message in-pane

                                        I get a popup for 'session expired' when my laptop goes to sleep that I have to click on in order to continue; would be better for it to signal the issue in-pane or not even bother me till I try to do something with the document. If you have 5 documents open in different tabs, is this going to freeze every one of them till I click Ok? This is not what Google docs does...

                                        3 votes
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                                        • Disable subscription validation when using Excel off line. It was validated when I installed it and I should be able to use it off line.

                                          Disable subscription validation when using Excel off line. It was validated when I installed it and I should be able to use it off line with all features activated. When I try to use it off line, I get a message that the subscription could not be validated, so most features will not work.

                                          3 votes
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