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  1. Online scripting language

    Include a scripting language on the online version in the same way that Google sheets does. The ability to automate excel on the desktop version via VBA is where the real power of excel is, the online version is therefore significantly handicapped by the lack of any scripting language. Power users need the ability to automate spreadsheet tasks.

    131 votes
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  2. Macros and web queries

    It would be great if excel online could include macros and web queries, the 2 items that really make excel stand out.

    115 votes
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    Accepting Votes  ·  Tamar Tzruya responded

    Thanks for your feedback! We’re reviewing your suggestion. Remember, the more votes a suggestion gets, the more likely it is that we’ll do it.

    Tamar [MSFT]

  3. Make Macros and VBA work online please

    Please enable Macros and VBA online.

    86 votes
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  4. Support UDF(User Defined Function) in Excel Online

    Without supporting UDF (User Defined Function) in Excel online, this service is pretty useless for any professional Excel users or any corporate environments where Excel VBA, Macros, Add-Ins are widely used.
    And, do not forgot, Google Spreadsheet already has it. A lot of people think UDF+Macro are the main advantages Excel Desktop version really has.

    80 votes
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  5. Please allow macros within Excel online 'Edit in browser' mode

    You should be able to run macros while editing in your browser for an Excel Online Sharepoint/OneDrive document. Currently, you can only do this if you select 'Edit in Excel'

    72 votes
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  6. Developer tab, macros, custom add-ins for online Excel

    We need all these functions for Excel online to be useful at all.

    64 votes
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  7. Macros & Scripting Creation from Excel Online

    Macros/scripting are essential to help users perform automated tasks. Currently, you cannot create, edit or view the macros inside a workbook on Excel Online.

    Google Sheets 'Script Editor' has been available for years, and it is one of the features that makes Google Sheets superior.

    47 votes
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  8. Enable macros in online version

    Basically Excel online doesn't allow for any coding or Macros whereas google sheets does and I was wondering if this is in the pipeline for Microsoft's development team?

    I would like to have a floating text box along side my spreadsheet so when I scroll down I have my frozen panes at the top and a floating text box to the right of my timeline.

    The file attached is the file I want to use and if you run the macro it brings up the window that is displayed in the Capture.PNG.

    If you can think of viable alternatives that…

    46 votes
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  9. Macros

    Please provide a facility to run macros online.

    36 votes
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  10. Macro buttons, pretty please!

    Excel Online is almost there... it even shows slicers which is fantastic!... but not custom buttons with macros enabled. That's the last step we'd need to make robust excel dashboards available for viewing across all platforms. So close, when do we get the cigar? ;)

    27 votes
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  11. EXCEL ONLINE WITH COMMAND BUTTON AND MACROS

    if microsoft can make every excel made application with macros and command buttons that can be embedded online. Then many users will join.

    19 votes
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  12. Add developer tab including VBA

    Enable a developer tab so that users can add macros and edit the VBA behind them. JavaScript would be nice to be able to use as well.

    18 votes
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  13. Developer Options Custom Ribbons

    custom Ribbons on excel online, can't access developer options. cant develop excel sheet, need to build custom Spread sheets

    12 votes
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  14. Add Data Validation to Excel API

    Add a method and properties to set Data Validation in a Range

    11 votes
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  15. 11 votes
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  16. Hi, if you could make all the functionality of Excel (eg macros) work on the online version, that would be awesome. Thanks

    As above. Hi, if you could make all the functionality of Excel (eg macros) work on the online version, that would be awesome. We all work as a team online on these spreadsheets and the fact that only one person can have it on their office computer seems a little outdated to me. You're clever people, looking forward to seeing what you come up with. Nothings free in life, happy to pay my way, just need the product to exist. Thanks :)

    8 votes
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  17. Hi, if you could make all the functionality of Excel (eg macros) work on the online version, that would be awesome. Thanks

    As above. Hi, if you could make all the functionality of Excel (eg macros) work on the online version, that would be awesome. We all work as a team online on these spreadsheets and the fact that only one person can have it on their office computer seems a little outdated to me. You're clever people, looking forward to seeing what you come up with. Nothings free in life, happy to pay my way, just need the product to exist. Thanks :)

    7 votes
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  18. Office Addin Excel API JS - Insert Images programatically

    Hi,

    I am trying to add image in excel worksheet using JS api for office Addins.

    I came across this thread where users were asking to have option to support images insertion in office excel online.

    Now that it is possible to insert images in excel online from UI, do we have anything planned in office JS for addin in future releases to support inserting image to worksheet in excel online programatically?

    I didn't come across any documentation for achieving this functionality in

    https://dev.office.com/reference/add-ins/excel/excel-add-ins-reference-overview

    Please advice.

    Thanks in advance!

    7 votes
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  19. Make all funnctions available. i.e. Power Pivot, Power View, Power Maps, and Power Query.

    Student using Excel need the Power features such as Power pivot, Power View, and Power Query

    5 votes
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  20. 5 votes
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