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The ability to copy/paste Excel Online cells into the Excel Desktop App and Vice Versa (while maintaining formatting)

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  • SD commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is ridiculous. Why cant we paste a column of information from a G drive saved excel file into a online excel file? Also, why does it keep forcing the date formatting to the American format that is incorrect in literally every other nation on earth??

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Adding my vote to getting this resolved. Vote #50. Surprised so few are having this issue. Thankfully I only have to close the window 10-15 times before it finally pastes. Seems like it has to get a login or response for every CSS style the window uses. There are better ways to spend my time.

  • Excel User commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    It just had me log into my account about 30 times trying to do this, I finally gave up

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Has this still not be resolved? I need to download a copy then copy/paste my tables into other office programmes, This is a huge invonvienase when you have to do that 40 times a day. when working with shared Excel files that 10 people are working off of and not having the most basic functionality is mind-boggling for such a huge company. This needs to be fixed soon!

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I am just adding my voice to that of below. Very frustrating trying to copy and past data from Excel online to Word online and having to re-type everything due to the blue box that now surrounds everything! Grrrrrrr. Time waster!!!!

  • C.D. commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This is ridiculous - I have a ton of important data in Excel online, in various tabs and rows, and now can't copy/paste them directly into the MS Office 365 Version. I have to do a circus act re-formatting (it takes away the rows/columns) to make it right, with very important data. Thanks Microsoft.

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  • Fred commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Excel has begun ignoring tab stops as column breaks, it pastes text into one column instead of spreading across columns at tab breaks SERIOUS PROBLEM for heavy data input users

  • Ricky commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Can't paste table data from Excel Desktop / Word without losing formatting when pasting into Excel or Word Online.

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