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  1. Excel Online: Shortcut Key to enable Edit Workbook, should be able to navigate between in browser or in excel

    Excel Online Shortcut Key to enable Edit Workbook, should be able to navigate between in browser or in excel

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  2. Automatic Sorting Option

    It would be awesome if every time the Excel Online Document is closed (or every Hour) the Document ist sorted in Alphabetical Order.
    Otherwise in our Case someone has to open the excel every day on a PC and sort it.

    1 vote
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  3. 5 votes
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  4. 2 votes
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  5. show file location somewhere after search and open

    Show file location somewhere after search and open. Now when you search for files on one drive, they open, but it doesn't tell you the location of the file with helpful details like last modified etc.

    A small "i" in the top right corner as is in one drive folder view would work.

    2 votes
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  6. Save as a Pages document for MacOs

    Brilliant
    Needed for years since Bill Gates and co said Windows was compatible, and it wasnt really.

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  7. Functions for currency conversion based on timestamp and exchange rate

    These 2 functions would make accounting on the international level much simpler.
    • INFLATION converts a currency to its value at a different time.
    • CONVERTCURRENCY converts a currency to another currency based on the exchange rate at a given time.

    The syntaxes would look something like this:
    INFLATION(value, ISO 4217 code, from datetime, to datetime)
    CONVERTCURRENCY(value, datetime, from ISO 4217 code, to ISO 4217 code)

    This suggestion is more feasible for Excel Online than the desktop & mobile versions of Excel, since the exchange rate database, which would be huge, can be easily shared across all Excel Online users.

    1 vote
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  8. would be fine if it is possible add the increase and decrease function (size) for the screen

    would be fine if it is possible add the increase and decrease function (size) for the screen

    3 votes
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  9. 2 votes
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  10. When Excel is shared by different users. Please indicate the name of the present user who's using it at the side bar.

    When Excel is shared by different users. Please indicate the name of the present user who's using it at the side bar. I cannot modify it in excel and I don't know whose user is using it in that moment, first you're clueless asking one by one in your group on who's using it, second it is time consuming.

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  11. 1 vote
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  12. 1 vote
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  13. Discard all changes (include filters and sorters) when I enter in editor mode.

    When we are in reading mode and we use filters and sorting, when you click edit the worksheet, this formatting continues, causing problems for other users who are using the same worksheet.
    As a suggestion, when you click edit, discard all filters and sorting used in read mode.

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  14. 2 votes
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  15. 1 vote
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  16. READ-ONLY in the Edit in Browser Header

    It would be great to see READ-ONLY in the header of the document / spreadsheet when initially pulling up a file to EDIT IN BROWSER

    2 votes
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  17. A method to resend a survey

    There does not seem to be a method of resending a survey or edit a survey after you have saved it. Is that the case or am I missing something.

    2 votes
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  18. 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…

    1 vote
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  19. HEY GIVE ME FREE MONEY PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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

    1 vote
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  20. 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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