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  1. PivotTables created with Power BI using Analyze In Excel should work after publishing to Power BI

    Power BI's Analyze in Excel functionality allows Excel users on the desktop to create reports using PivotTables and cube formulas connected to a published Power BI dataset. However (and this is very hard to explain to customers) these reports only work on the desktop: even though Power BI allows you to publish Excel workbooks to an App Workspace, reports created using Analyze In Excel do not work after they have been published to Power BI because Excel Online does not support connections to Power BI. Please fix this!

    455 votes
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      39 comments  ·  PivotTables and Power Pivot  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • More fill colors

      The color choices are limited, we like the color wheel that is in our desktop version. We assign colors for various catergories and there aren't enough contrasting colors to choose from. Please add the colors pallette back!!

      87 votes
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        4 comments  ·  Charting, Mapping and Visualizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Enable track changes in excel online

        Enable track changes in excel online

        107 votes
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          2 comments  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • please enable macros for Excel online

          please enable macros for Excel online

          73 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Formatting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • More colors!

            Please add more colors. Very annoying to have to open Excel to use the advanced colors... defeats the purpose of Excel Online

            29 votes
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              2 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Excel online- More Colors!

              More colors and more themes. Please!

              150 votes
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                16 comments  ·  Formatting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 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

                52 votes
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                  4 comments  ·  Collaboration and Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Examine copy and paste function within the browser version of Office 365 Excel

                  Copy and paste function is so hit or miss in Office 365 Excel.

                  For example, formatting of tables is completely lost even when I'm copying and pasting from one tab of Office 365 Excel to another.

                  15 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Application Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 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…

                    16 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Formatting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • add a zoom icon for excel online

                      Add a zoom feature for excel online

                      85 votes
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                        9 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • color and font themes need to carry over from excel offline.

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

                        30 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  Formatting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • zoom feature

                          zoom feature

                          14 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Please add user changes log

                            Please add some extra feature like change history, please make undo redo function more efficient in system copy paste and excel itself

                            49 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Application Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Enable multiple users to sort/filter the same data table in different ways simultaneously

                              Our company would greatly benefit from the ability for multiple people to log in to the same Excel Online document and sort/filter the same table in different ways on each of their devices without affecting the sort/filter of the other users, and yet be able to update the underlying information in each view of the table in a way that appears immediately in each table.

                              27 votes
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                                2 comments  ·  Tables, Sorting and Filtering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Let users edit Excel at the same time with their own filter update and one's change won't affect others

                                when multiple users making changes in Excel onine, a user's operation will affect others which means that users can hardly really edit file at the same time, is there any way to solve this issure?
                                Requirement: Let users edit Excel at the same time with their own filter update and one's change won't affect others.

                                61 votes
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                                  1 comment  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Make Macros and VBA work online please

                                  Please enable Macros and VBA online.

                                  61 votes
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                                    4 comments  ·  Macros and Add-ins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Zoom level slider

                                    Need the ability to zoom in Excel online.

                                    53 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • 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.

                                      23 votes
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                                        4 comments  ·  Collaboration and Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Add the zoom features

                                        Add the zoom features cells data

                                        7 votes
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                                        • Add the zoom features

                                          Add the zoom features cells data

                                          7 votes
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