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  1. A new product: Excel Dynamic

    I think Microsoft have a hug opportunity to improve Excel by introducing an icon-based add-on to Excel. This add-on will be used to do dynamic calculations (i.e. any calculations where you are looking at how things are changing over time) and will use the notation from system dynamics software (for examples, see sysdea.com or stella architect by iseesystems.com). The add-on will collapse the time series for any variable into one icon, and will make use of arrows to show causal connections between variables (rather than using confusing and error-prone cell references). These icons will make an important visual distinction between…

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      0 comments  ·  Charting, Mapping and Visualizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • HEY GIVE ME FREE MONEY PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

      I AM THIRSTY FOR THOSE ALEXANDER HAMILTONS!!!!!!!!1!!!!!!

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      • Ability to turn flash fill/auto fill/ auto complete off

        In 2013 version, it's possible to turn flash fill off so that cells don't automatically try to fill in data based on previous information. It would be helpful to have an option to turn it off in the online version as well.

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        • add box to office online apps and need to add visio app to the office online and access office online app and microsoft movies and tv

          add box to office online apps and need to add visio app to the office online and access office online app and microsoft movies and tv
          and also add microsoft photos app to office online apps

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          • Add the ability to notify by e-mail any change...

            that will enable the possibility to use the excel files for collaborative purposes

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            • More agile sharing options

              1 - I need to let a collaborator view / edit a only certain range of a spredsheet

              2 - the same for a filter view mode. I need to let a collaborator to view / edit only a few rows of a tabe, that I select using filters

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              • Everything is too white! I can't see scroll bars or button outlines; it's terrible!

                Everything is too white! I can't see scroll bars or button outlines; it's terrible!

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                • When It is done a search, insted of appear just up and down, also appear all sheet.

                  When It is done a search, insted of appear just up and down, also appear all sheet.

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                  • Can edit

                    To be able to edit while I am in the view option. Then click on the edit option that opens that option.

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                    • Create a permission level which is allowed access/editing but only on the online version.

                      There are times where no advanced editing is required from the multiple users of a document. Given we have to deal with humans they still wish to open in excel locking the document out from others. The ability to stop people from "editing in excel" via permissions would allow the owner greater control over who can do what with shared files.

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                      • Show audit trail

                        Show an audit trail of folks who edits. Like Google does

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                          • OneDrive - See who is working on document Offline

                            You should be able to see has a document opened through onedrive, just like you can see who has the document open online.

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                            • 7 votes
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                              • NO BODY BE ALLOWED TO LOCK THE DOCUMENT

                                NO BODY BE ALLOWED TO LOCK THE DOCUMENT

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                                • When you "right click" on an closed excel document it needs to give you an option to email the document - not share - just email attachement

                                  If you want to email an excel document to someone, you have to download the document and then email. Please add a functionality to right click and email the document - not share - just email attachment like the current functionality in Windows - hold mouse pointer over excel document - right click - send to - mail recipient - attachment in email.

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                                  • Excel document in Yammer - not possible to launch "real" Excel

                                    I upload an Excel document to Yammer, and save it in the library. When I want to edit the document - I can only edit in Excel Online and not in "real" Excel. This is not good enough.

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                                      • Editing a Share point file

                                        When editing a Share point file it should have link to both the parent page and the Share point home page. My users complain about having to go back step by step to the home page.

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                                        • maybe you should state how to range the data ugh

                                          U SHOULD SAY HOW TO RANGE IT CAUSE I KEEP GETTING NOTIFICATIONS SAYING THAT I AM DOING IT WRONG, thanks

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