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  1. have a spell check in the comments section

    have a spell check in the comments section

    3 votes
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    • Can't open workbook on Web message due to external links: Have a visual in excel web for unsupported features

      I would like to see excel web have either red text or a visual message indicating that a feature is blocked.

      Examples:
      1. If a chart visual isn't supported than have a little grey square that says "Excel web don't support X kind of chart. Click here to view it in excel desktop"
      2. if a certain cell query isn't supported than maybe have it highlighted with Red text.

      3 votes
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      • Excel Online - Tell us what forces desktop Excel so we can write xlsx files that work in Online - or make online=desktop functionality

        Tell us the gotchas that force Excel Online to desktop so we can write spreadsheets that don't force desktop. Going back and forth between 2 different versions of the "same" product is so kludgy.

        3 votes
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        • 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".

          2 votes
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          • online excel to support zoom in and zoom out tables

            online excel to support zoom in and zoom out tables

            2 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 'sid:<skype_business_email>' is not working in Excel online but it working in Excel.

              in excel column if we have skype url like 'sid:abc@xy.com'. If I click this link in local Excel it is opening skype for business chat appropriately. But when I click this link during Excel online in browser, then it is not opening correctly.
              I am not sure is this kind of bug rather than new feature.

              1 vote
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              • 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.

                2 votes
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                • Why don't you all drop dead and rot away.

                  If you drop dead, and rot away at microsoft, then all problems will be solved.

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                  • trendline for scatter graph

                    This may just be a crazy thought but shouldn't the online version do what the regular version of excel does? Or maybe just the bare ******* minimum? I can't add a trend line to a scatter plot??

                    8 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!

                      4 votes
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                      • Filter & Sort by color

                        Please allow Filtering & Sorting by color, like the PC version

                        19 votes
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                        • Inserting Cell Rows

                          It should still give you the option to insert a cell row on a table even if there is a possibility of it negatively effecting the overall table because it can still be fixed.

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                          • give me back the choice of color gradients!!!!!!!!!

                            I have used different colors to denote different schools - now my color choices are gone, and there are not enough of the "standard colors" to identify my caseload. HELP!

                            10 votes
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                            • 11 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  PivotTables and Power Pivot  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Where is custom sort?

                                Would really like to have the custom sort feature on the online version.

                                4 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • How to copy sheet to another workbook?

                                  Seems no way to copy a sheet to another workbook.

                                  4 votes
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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.

                                    4 votes
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                                    • 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…

                                      2 votes
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                                      • 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…

                                        2 votes
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                                        • color

                                          Why are we back to this gray scale color scheme? In what universe does anyone need that many shades of gray. It's absurd. I want custom colors or just MORE OPTIONS. I don't mean 12 blues, 87 grays, and 12 yellows. One of the many reasons I am on the verge of switching back to Google Sheets. Aside from the fact that nobody seems to be working on the color problem- the sheets are slow. They refresh every 5 seconds and oftentimes it will refresh while I'm working on something and lose all my work. Excel online has some SERIOUS…

                                          40 votes
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