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  1. Add accessibility mode to Excel and power point.

    I would like to have my students be able to download excel and powerpoint in accessibility mode like Word does.

    2 votes
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  2. Add an Analyse button on the "Compatibility Report"

    I would like to get some specific info when opening the file produces the Compatibility Report, so that I can remove the unsupported features from the spreadsheet. My suggestion is an Analyse button that will tell me what specifically is causing the issue.

    2 votes
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  3. Ability to open any file, even if not editable

    I have some files that have macros in them that I would like to be able to view without running the macros.
    It would be even better if I could add data to them and not break the macro portion so when I open later in a desktop version I can run the macros on the new data.

    7 votes
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  4. Save as PDF

    To be able to save as PDF right to Onedrive.

    17 votes
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  5. "saved" status of workbook

    Give users feedback on the "saved" status of a workbook--Explicitly SAY that the workbook is saved rather than leaving us to assume nothing went wrong

    55 votes
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    planned  ·  Anonymous responded

    Thanks for the suggestion. This is something we hear from many customers and are already experimenting with.
    We would appreciate any specific suggestions on what kind of indication would be most effective for you.

  6. Save as CSV

    It would be great if you could add "Save as CSV" file format to the Save As feature.

    255 votes
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  7. Save to a desired area of sharepoint

    I have master files I use as templates, it would be nice to be able to save different versions directly into different SharePoint folders eg currently it will only let me save to the folder the file is currently say templates but if I then use the template and want to save it in "January" I have to do this locally or open to sharepoint windows in ie 11 and move the file across.

    5 votes
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  8. 53 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]

  9. Opening files on OneDrive, give choice of on-line or local app instead of always on-line.

    When opening files on OneDrive, give the user the choice of using on-line or local app instead of always on-line. I waste significant time trying switch over from on-line Excel to full Excel and this is very annoying.

    3 votes
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  10. I guess big file we try to open give downloading message which is not clearly visible to user ending up user like me clicking multiple time

    I guess big file we try to open give downloading message which is not clearly visible to user ending up user like me clicking multiple time

    1 vote
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  11. 1 vote
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  12. NOT WORKING

    Can it please work when you open it???

    1 vote
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  13. Ability to change file name in Office 365 version by pasting text into the top middle field

    Ability to change file name in Office 365 version by pasting text into the top middle field

    1 vote
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  14. 1 vote
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  15. save only highlighted area

    you should be able to save only the area you have highlighted

    1 vote
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  16. 1 vote
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  17. If I have Excel on my computer just open the file. Don't ask me where or what excel

    If I have Excel on my computer just open the file. Don't ask me where or what excel

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  18. Make Auto Save an optional switch on feature, not automatic

    Why should the MS community have to remember to now turn this off rather than suffer for those who can't remember to save what they are working on?
    Having had our office upgraded (downgraded in my eyes) to Office 365 we are forever encountering issues with users accidentally oversaving crucial files with work in progress stuff. The most idiotic update to an MS suite in years.

    1 vote
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  19. Document will not open in most of the time. We need to do all sorts of exercise to open the excel document.

    When we open a Excel file in Teams it shows Blank sheet. We do not know what is happening, In stead there should be revolving arrow to show document opening is in progress. After a valid time lapsed it can show error message.

    1 vote
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