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  1. Excel Desktop vs Excel Online - online version should have all/most of the same features

    There are several functions that don't work the same in the online version vs desktop. Below are a few that are particularly frustrating to me so far:

    ~ Paste/Formatting - When pasting into the online version, the format doesn't stay.

    ~ Sorting - There are very limited sorting options in the online version.

    ~ Copying data. I have about 300 lines of data that's about 10 columns wide and am unable to copy it so that I can paste it into another document and sort it the way I need (since online version has limited options for sorting, as mentioned…

    180 votes
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  2. please enable macros for Excel online

    please enable macros for Excel online

    157 votes
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  3. Excel online- More Colors!

    More colors and more themes. Please!

    332 votes
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  4. color and font themes need to carry over from excel offline.

    color and font themes need to carry over from excel offline.

    58 votes
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  5. It doesn't have all functionality as desktop excel. Make Online excel = Desktop excel

    Data formatting could be made as easy as in Desktop excel. As we are very much used to mouse it will be better to have those functionality to copy paste & other functions. In simple words make Online version = Desktop version.

    10 votes
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  6. Multi user filtering without changing view of other users

    Generate the ability for multiple users to edit documents in Excel online and application where the users can filter for their screen only. This would allow for greater collaboration as multiple pieces of a project can be worked on in the same document without each users view being altered by one users filter.

    4 votes
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  7. Add text rotation option

    Excel Online lacks one important feature: text rotation option is not implemented and even opening existing xlsx file with the text formatted as rotated is not showing it correctly

    12 votes
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  8. Zoom option enablement in Excel Online.

    Please include option of Zoom with -/+ to zoom the excel sheet as similar to desktop excel.

    1 vote
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  9. Area for improvement

    The format should be fitted in one page either Letter or A4 size.

    1 vote
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  10. Add conditional formatting "Manage rules" option to the online version.

    As the title states. Or if the function is already there make it easier to find because I couldn't find it.

    1 vote
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  11. 1 vote
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  12. 1 vote
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  13. CHECK-MARK A CELL

    I'd like a way to check-mark a cell instead of highlighting it...to show I've completed the task in that cell. For instance, if I'm going thru a listing and checking it against something, I'd highlight in yellow that I've checked it, but I'd rather have a small check-mark in the cell. So I don't have to un-fill the color etc. A quick way to tag a cell...check-mark that toggles off and on.

    3 votes
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  14. Highlight a cell when using the find function

    Temporarily highlight a cell when you use the find function

    1 vote
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  15. expand the sorting capability

    expand the sorting capability so that users can sort by multiple criteria not just a single one

    5 votes
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  16. 9 votes
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  17. testo

    Applicare -testo a capo -a tutte le celle selezionate.

    1 vote
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  18. 1 vote
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  19. Can you turn off the automatic hyperlinking of email addresses in a shared worksheet? Make it an option saved to the workbook.

    Shared Excel worksheets automatically change email addresses into hyperlinked version. Please allow a setting that globally TURNS OFF the hyperlink option.
    As you navigate through cells, it opens new web tabs due to hyperlinks.

    1 vote
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  20. Can you turn off the automatic hyperlinking of email addresses in a shared worksheet? Make it an option saved to the workbook.

    Shared Excel worksheets automatically change email addresses into hyperlinked version. Please allow a setting that globally TURNS OFF the hyperlink option.
    As you navigate through cells, it opens new web tabs due to hyperlinks.

    1 vote
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