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  1. Format Cells Number

    Format Cells --> Number tab --> Special --> Type: Phone number. The ability to format the number in the this format: +1 404 555 1234.

    2 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Formatting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. select multiple spreadsheets to print instead of opening up one at a time

    select multiple spreadsheets to print instead of opening up one at a time

    3 votes
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  3. Multiple Text Colors in one Cell

    Multiple text color in current excel online is unavailable.
    The multiple color text will ease the editing & online coworking experience, especially in emphasizing a point without turning everything into the same color.
    Really hope to see this improvement updated soon.

    15 votes
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  4. Stock Data: update / refresh data automatically

    Please keep the stock data automatically up to date without the need to manually refresh it (like in Google Sheets =googlefinance).

    6 votes
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  5. Allow for larger excel work books. I have never had an issue with this workbook in Google Sheets.

    Allow for larger excel work books. I have never had an issue with this workbook in Google Sheets.

    3 votes
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  6. i want to know the exact path of open excel when it is open inside teams

    i want to know the exact path of open excel when it is open inside teams

    2 votes
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  7. Whe trying to replicate the format with "format painter" I cant apply the copied format tomultiple rows

    Whe trying to replicate the format with "format painter" I cant apply the copied format tomultiple rows

    3 votes
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  8. Keyboard Shortcut for typing in superscript & subscript, just like bold, italics, and underline

    If I am working in an excel spreadsheet (also in word for that matter), I can click on any cell and hit Ctrl + B, and everything I'm now typing in that cell is Bold. Ctrl + I does the same thing for italics, and Ctrl + U does the same thing for underlined. As a scientist and engineer I work a lot with formulas. Therefore, I would like to be able to hit Ctrl + "insert button here" and now I am typing in Superscript. Same thing for Subscript. Pick a letter that isn't in use, cause I'm pretty…

    3 votes
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  9. Allow both fixed rows & fixed columns at the same time

    Currently the user has the option of choosing a fixed row or a fixed column, but not both. Would be nice to be able to freeze 1st row & 1st column at least.

    5 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Do not automatically place the Find and Replace Box over the data the user wants to replace.

    Remove the bell that rings after Excel has carried out a Find and Replace action, and the request for confirmation that comes with it.

    2 votes
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  11. 2 votes
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  12. Protect Range/Sheet, Collaboration Range/Sheet, Tracking history of workbook

    There are several functions that don't work the same in the online version vs desktop. Besides that, in comparison, Microsoft Excel Online doesn't have advanced features in the Google Sheets. Below are a few that are particularly frustrating to me so far:

    ~ Protecting features only works in desktop version (not work online)

    ~ Microsoft Excel Only cannot protect sheets, but Google Sheets can protect sheets or ranges. Therefore, many users can collaborate together with high security in range/ranges, same sheet/sheets in a common workbook.

    ~ and so many advanced other feature in Google Sheets doesn't appear in Microsoft Excel

    4 votes
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  13. It would be brilliant and easier to use, if we could see the print view

    It would be brilliant and easier to use, if we could see the print view on the one drive

    2 votes
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  14. Please input the option of Protect Workbook & Protect Sheet

    Dear Team,

    Greetings..!!!

    Please input the Option of Protect Workbook & Protect Sheet with the password.

    4 votes
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  15. 2 votes
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  16. links should be copied when copying from external resources

    links should be copied when copying from external resources

    2 votes
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  17. Please let me name cells in the web version

    The title perfectly explains my problem

    3 votes
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  18. allow an option for users to always open in desktop app

    allow an option for users to always open in desktop app

    5 votes
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  19. REACTIVATE RIGHT CLICK TO SAVE LOCALLY.

    REACTIVATE RIGHT CLICK TO SAVE LOCALLY.

    3 votes
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  20. 2 votes
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