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  1. 2 votes
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    • improve size of copy paste, can copy large files

      Need to increase the size of copy paste files, cant be split it by chunks

      2 votes
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      • Reference another Spreadsheet

        Simple function to reference cells from another workbook. Essential for team collaboration to work efficiently. You can do it in Excel offline and with Google Sheets!

        2 votes
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        • Improve performance

          Benchmarking a locally installed office application, to a cloud-based application, I experience a four time slower performance. Program launch, file opening, file saving takes much longer that when I am offline. Online performance is too bad, and I try to avoid using it when possible.

          2 votes
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          • Auto convert files when uploaded to One Drive

            Please auto convert old format to the latest format when files uploaded to One Drive

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            • Be more like Google Drive

              Pretty self explanatory

              2 votes
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              • 2 votes
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                • Text Rotation

                  Having text rotation is a MUST HAVE. We recently migrated over from the Google platform and many of our spreadsheets use this function. It makes it impossible to see the headers.

                  27 votes
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                  • Make the keyboard shortcuts the same between Excel and Excel online.

                    In Excel hitting Ctrl Y on the keyboard is the command you can use to create multiple new lines in a spreadsheet. In Excel online the Ctrl Y combination means "redo" Making commands like this between the two would be helpful.

                    7 votes
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                    • How to copy sheet to another workbook?

                      Seems no way to copy a sheet to another workbook.

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                      • Always open locally option

                        1) Because Excel Online is slow and doesn't have all features, such as VBA, there should always be a button to open in Excel locally (I couldn't find it in a file in a Yammer post)

                        2) In Share-point (or in all of Windows) it should be possible to select an option to always open xlsx-files in Excel locally .... as the Online-version does not fulfill the full spec of Excel that we use.

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                          0 comments  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Search on filtering

                          Filtering records no search box available, need to scroll down thousand of records

                          2 votes
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                          • Hi, if you could make all the functionality of Excel (eg macros) work on the online version, that would be awesome. Thanks

                            As above. Hi, if you could make all the functionality of Excel (eg macros) work on the online version, that would be awesome. We all work as a team online on these spreadsheets and the fact that only one person can have it on their office computer seems a little outdated to me. You're clever people, looking forward to seeing what you come up with. Nothings free in life, happy to pay my way, just need the product to exist. Thanks :)

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                              0 comments  ·  Macros and Add-ins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • It's my darn document!

                              If I own the spreadsheet I should be able to edit at anytime, not be "locked out" by others I share my document with

                              2 votes
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                              • Excel online do not have protected views like to lock sorting/ filtering something like that will be useful.

                                Excel online do not have protected views like to lock sorting/ filtering something like that will be useful.

                                4 votes
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                                • Create the ability to lock certain cells while being able to edit other cells in the same sheet.

                                  Currently, there is not the ability to lock certain cells in a document online, while also being able to edit others in the same sheet. It would help a ton if there was a way to lock specified cells in a sheet and also be able to edit unlocked cells in the sheet when editing online.

                                  104 votes
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                                    7 comments  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • we need open the excel encrypted in the online excel without downloaded it

                                    we need open the excel encrypted in the online excel without downloaded it

                                    5 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Literally just port desktop excel so to online so that we have all the same functionality

                                      Just port desktop excel online. with ALL of the features from desktop available online.

                                      2 votes
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                                      • NOW() Function

                                        If I am the editor of a spreadsheet and limit the iterations of the sheet to 1, I can time stamp a cell based on the adjacent cell input. Unfortunately, the time that is stamped is based on the time in what I assume is Seattle WA while I live in the EST zone. Those that share the file with me do not see EST but rather three hours earlier than that. Can we set a default time zone for this purpose?

                                        2 votes
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                                        • My request or idea is that in Excel online allowed to make different filters or temporary filters and that these are not visible to other us

                                          My request or idea is that in Excel online allowed to make different filters or temporary filters and that these are not visible to other users who are working at the same time in the document. Thanks. Carlos Gonzalez.

                                          5 votes
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