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  1. We need to be able to have full Pivot Table function in Excel online.

    Excel Online needs to be able to have full Pivot Table functions - we need to use excel online for sharing in the team but are frustrated without the ability to drill down!

    8 votes
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    0 comments  ·  PivotTables and Power Pivot  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Bug: Formulas not displayed in the Excel interface language

    In Excel online, the formulas are not displayed in the same language that the interface is. For example, interface in English and formulas in French.

    10 votes
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  3. Zoom level slider

    Need the ability to zoom in Excel online.

    60 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. allow an option for users to always open in desktop app

    allow an option for users to always open in desktop app

    2 votes
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  5. zoom features

    add feature to zoom in/out documents/workbook

    4 votes
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  6. Can you please add feature to lock the individual sheets in the Excel online and version history as well.

    Can you please add feature to lock the individual sheets in the Excel online and version history as well.

    2 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. 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.

    29 votes
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  8. Zoom % should be actual

    The zoom % in Excel online is always 100%. It would be good to load the file with the actual view size saved in the file. Secondly, there is no zoom option available in the screen. We have to use the browser zoom option to do the same.

    10 votes
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  9. Excel Online - Filters and capacity

    Excel online doesn't allow users to filter without filtering the document for all rest of users. This is a key feature for shared documents so every user can filter and modify only the desire information without having to scroll or search.
    Also Excel online currently doesn't handle medium/big files. Files with 2.700 KB take long time to open and don't work well.

    2 votes
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  10. Could you PLEASE add spell Check to Excel?!! What is the deal that has not been incorporated??

    Could you PLEASE add spell Check to Excel?!! What is the deal that has not been incorporated??

    2 votes
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  11. Macros

    Please provide a facility to run macros online.

    38 votes
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  12. 18 votes
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  13. Need style pattern in filling cells

    style pattern in filling cells is not visible in Excel Online. It's a problem

    We need to access options format cells (number / alignment / font / border / fill / protection)

    More features online !

    2 votes
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  14. 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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  15. Please delete Excel online. It is completely useless. Thanks.

    Please delete Excel online. It is completely useless. Thanks.

    2 votes
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  16. Make Camera views available in excel online

    Make live update camera tool views available in excel online

    2 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Charting, Mapping and Visualizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Trendline with Excel Online

    Excel online needs the capability of adding a trendline to a graph. How is this not possible when it should be a basic function of any excel program? With my present job there's really no point in using excel online when it can't add a trendline. If google sheets can add trendlines then excel online should be able to also.

    55 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Open Excel application automatically

    It would be great if there was an option to open the Excel application automatically instead of having to manually click "Open in Excel".

    6 votes
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  19. Allow you to change the spreadsheet on the first page, eliminate the "Open in Excel" it's a waste. You're already on the spreadsheet!

    Allow you to change the spreadsheet on the first page, eliminate the "Open in Excel" it's a waste. You're already on the spreadsheet!

    2 votes
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  20. larger number support

    Excel is still stuck in the 1990's as far as number support. Numbers greater than 15 digits lose subsequent digits. DEC2HEX, HEX2DEC and the whole family of related functions can't handle larger values (over ~5bytes). I find that I have to use Windows Calculator to do these more complex values -- it's hard when the free calculator has greater range than what should be a premiere calculation tool.

    1 vote
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