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  1. Increase Excel Online file size limit beyond 5MB

    Pls make Excel Online to be able to allow files editing beyond 5MB size. Currently it does not allow any file to be edited if it is more than 5MB. This size needs to be increased to atleast 50MB

    63 votes
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  2. Show who is editing the Excel spreadsheet on Sharepoint so that I can track that person down so that I can edit the doc.

    Currently, when I try to edit an Excel spreadsheet online (shared with other users), I can't edit it because somebody else is using it. However, I have no idea who that person in the office is. It would be great if Sharepoint stated who the user is so that I go and talk to them to resolve the issue.

    In the interim, I guess I'll just use Google docs wherever possible.

    24 votes
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  3. Filtering whilst in a shared workbook should not affect all users , each user should be able to manage their own view of the data

    Filtering should not affect all users in a shared workbook, each user should be able to manage their own view of the data independently

    3 votes
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  4. Fix it or get rid of it....

    useless in share point.

    5 votes
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  5. Excel - "tagging" comments to specific users

    We would like to have a feature to add a comment to a cell in Excel but to assign it or tag it to a specific other user. That they would receive a notification or draw their attention to that specific cell/comment and what action or input is needed from that specific user. Then they could reply to the comment or resolve it.

    3 votes
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  6. 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!

    6 votes
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  7. When files are locked by another user

    It would be good to have a way to notify person who has locked the file out that is shared to close it by clicking a button

    40 votes
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  8. Fix Project & Excel to make it more accesible for working documents

    Too many times losing work because of lack of programming and too much security.

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  9. Make Mode for Instancing Spreadsheets Per User

    This is just something I ran into recently, and I think would be really cool if it were implemented. I am working with a team where we are more or less developing applications in spreadsheets (simple stuff, working on just local data). We like the idea of hosting them online so users can jump on the web version of Excel and use the app. The issue with that is that everyone opens the same version of the spreadsheet, so only one person can really use it at a time. It would be awesome if there could be a mode or…

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  10. Search for Smart Art within Excel

    I would like to be able to use Excel Online, but keep getting a prompt that says my workbook contains Smart Art. I cannot find it within the document. Allowing the Find function to search for Smart Art would make this simple to identify and resolve.

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  11. two or more users in one excell file can use different filters

    two or more users in one excell file can use different filters

    19 votes
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  12. 1 vote
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  13. cell Comment allow @username to share content or assign task to a user

    Please allow use of @username in comments in online Excel, such that someone can be directed to a given cell in case they need to be made aware of some information or a task can be assigned to that user. E.g. if someone needs to add some content, or confirm content, they would get an email to look in a particular cell or row to edit or confirm.

    6 votes
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  14. Renaming Microsoft files?

    When you have to rename a Word or Excel file from explore by right clicking on the file, why would you have the "rename" option right below to the "delete" option"? I've accidentally deleted some many files that I just wanted to rename.

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  15. Linking documents in SharePoint

    When linking documents in a group that I am a member and that is synced to my file explore the link address shows my username inside of the link and starts with (C: vs 'https://trueaerollc.sharepoint.com/...). It would be good to have it link to the actual documents that are saved in SharePoint so the link is universal and not governed in any way by me and my computer.

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  17. 1 vote
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  18. word tab in excel

    It would be great to have a word home tab in Excel as not one does the other well... why not combine a little (and vice versa)

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  20. Make an option to chat on the sheet.

    There should be an option to chat with other contributors on the sheet.

    1 vote
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