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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

    41 votes
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    • 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.

      20 votes
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      • 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

        39 votes
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        • 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!

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

            useless in share point.

            2 votes
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            • Add checkboxes.

              Add checkboxes as they help collaboration and check off done items when working on a group project.

              2 votes
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              • Edit in Browser - Files connected to SharePoint Lists

                Currently when there is an Excel file that is connected to SharePoint you can not edit it.

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                • Make inserting a header a function that is available in the excel online version so that users do not have to use the desktop version for th

                  Please make insert a header a function that is available in excel online. I am specifically using the online version to be able to share with coworkers. We need to have a revision number on the top of the document when it prints. It is a huge inconvenience to have to switch over to the desktop version solely to add a header with the revision date.

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                  • have the ability to know when someone has updated a file

                    when someone modifies a shared file, have the ability to alert the other people who share the file ( if they chose) .

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                    • Allow live collaboration across users like word.

                      Allow live collaboration across users like word.

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                      • good

                        any option

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                        • independent sorting

                          allow one user to sort while using a live document and the sorting to be left alone on the other users live document.

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                          • CSV Collaboration in excel online

                            Wondering if we can collaborate on csv files as we are able to collaborate with multi user in excel online at the same time. Not sure what are the challenges associated to provide this functionality. My customers will be glade to know this functionality.

                            Our Challenge:
                            Currently CSV files open as read only file, as our users open csv file in excel desktop version and edit a file save it to desktop and upload it to document library... they are unable to save it to document library from desktop version as csv file read only.

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

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

                              11 votes
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                              • 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.

                                4 votes
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                                  • 1 vote
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                                    • Need the ability to disable co authoring on specific files in Sharepoint

                                      We are sharing a quote builder and have 40 sales people who use this excel doc with co authoring we cannot do this.

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                                      • to see who last edited a cell

                                        It would be great if you could see who the last person was to edit any given cell. being that many people can be editing the document it would be great help to see who, and when, a given cell was last edited.

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