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  1. 1 vote
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  2. enable password usage

    Allow opening a file with a password without having to download it

    2 votes
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  3. 1 vote
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  4. 1 vote
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  5. Do not change the "date modified" date unless the open file is saved.

    When I view a 2010 Excel file and DO NOT save it, the date modified date changes to the current date in windows file explorer. This is horrible and needs fixing immediately.

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  6. Excell

    Just download data first. Then worry about opening it if it's a file over 5 MB. It gets hung up trying to open large files anyway.

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  7. make it possible excel to work not only in ios but os also. is it possible.

    Excel does not down load on Google Chrome Books

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  8. Allow 2 files to be open with the same file name-Excel can recognize the full file path so display the full path in the title bar

    Allow 2 files to be open with the same file name-Excel can recognize the full file path so display the full path in the title bar (or make that an option).
    This way comparing files is easier without the need to rename and lose datalink information.

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  9. the file with password are not oppened with excel online

    the file with password are not oppened with excel online

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  10. More 'Save As' options are needed

    Please add Save As CSV and Unicode CSV.

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  11. Notify user locking the file

    If file is locked notify user

    7 votes
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  12. we need open the excel encrypted in the online excel without downloaded it

    we need open the excel encrypted in the online excel without downloaded it

    5 votes
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  13. Ability to Download File when it exceeds the file size limit.

    I hope there is an option to view the folder and download it if it cannot be opened because of the file size.

    2 votes
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  14. Please show these features in the browser: • Objects like form toolbar controls, toolbox controls, and ActiveX controls.

    Please show these features in the browser:
    • Objects like form toolbar controls, toolbox controls, and ActiveX controls.

    3 votes
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  15. Change confusing error message (corrupt file or file format not supported)

    Issue:
    One of the operational Excel workbooks cannot be opened in Excel Online, on the opening attempt the following error message is received:

    We’re sorry, we couldn’t open you’re your workbook. It’s possibly corrupt or using a file format that’s not supported.
    Do you want to try and open this file in Excel.

    However when the file is opened and inspected in the Excel reach client no corruption is detected.
    The file contains External Links that are not supported (i.e. cannot be resolved) in Excel Online. After removing the "unresolvable" links, the file can perfectly be opened in Excel…

    1 vote
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  16. When I open a file from sharepoint in Excel online, it shows that I updated the file even when I didn't make any changes.

    When I open a file from sharepoint in Excel online, it shows that I updated the file even when I didn't make any changes. Perhaps you should give a "view only" option.

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  17. Last saved time/date stamp for online apps

    On the online apps (Word, Excel, etc) it would be nkce to have a visible last saved time/date stamp. I know it happens as you make changes, but this would eleviate the has it saved or not feeling I always get before closing the window.

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  18. Change Interface color when file is read only

    Change Interface color when file is read only...enuf said !

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  19. Version history option missing in Excel Online.

    Version history option missing in Excel Online. Placement in nav bar optimal, but any place would fit needs. Win for clients as easier to restore and review past changed to files. Win for Microsoft as reduces quantity of file copies placed in cloud storage.

    2 votes
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  20. View-Only feature

    View-only option for excel files that are not compatible with online due to a feature or MACROS.

    2 votes
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