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  1. make a ******** version history

    make a ******** version history.

    2 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Make Excel Online App to be default app for opening excel files online and offline

    Thanks Microsoft for providing Excel Online app . Wish this app allows to create and edit files as the default app for users who don't have excel full application.

    This will allow users to use Excel Online as default app in windows and whoever wishes to have more functionality can choose (and will choose) Office 365 subscription or buy Office 2019 .

    Allowing this feature will be benefitted by Windows Desktop Users i increase the Office Online apps userbase subsequently may subscribe for Office 365 plans

    3 votes
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  3. make more normal excel functions available in online excel

    Replicate excel to be exactly the same in online excel

    6 votes
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  4. Please allow macros within Excel online 'Edit in browser' mode

    You should be able to run macros while editing in your browser for an Excel Online Sharepoint/OneDrive document. Currently, you can only do this if you select 'Edit in Excel'

    75 votes
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  5. Make Linked Images possible in Excel Online

    I have made a cool linked images feature, where a candidate's photo shows up (using a named range) when that candidate's name is selected from a drop down menu. But when I embed the dashboard online, the photo doesn't appear. Please make linked images possible. In fact, all of desktop Excel should be available in Excel online so that we don't waste hours building projects that can't be shared.

    4 votes
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  6. Please add user changes log

    Please add some extra feature like change history, please make undo redo function more efficient in system copy paste and excel itself

    37 votes
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  7. Use of CTRL key

    The use of CTRL to select multiple cells/tabs to make the same change to all at one time.

    3 votes
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  8. 1 vote
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  9. to make it possible to copy paste from the online version to a PPT for instance without loosing the format

    to make it possible to copy paste from the online version to a PPT for instance without loosing the format

    1 vote
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  10. Area for improvement

    The format should be fitted in one page either Letter or A4 size.

    1 vote
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  11. shortcuts are not working if

    shortcuts are not working in excel online can you improve in that area.

    1 vote
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  12. make a battle royale mode

    make it like fortnite, everyone will love it

    1 vote
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  13. stop with the prompts

    How about this: if the web page is open in my browser, i'm using it. Stop giving me popups I have to click asking me if I'm still using it. im at work having to refer to my workbook for hours on end,

    1 vote
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  14. I'm connecting excel with Power BI. Every time I have to open desktop app in order to "copy path" for Power BI connection.

    If it possible, have the path in online excel rather than the desktop to connect excel file with Power BI.

    1 vote
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  15. Create links to other Excel online files

    Create links to other Excel online files

    1 vote
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  16. 2 votes
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  17. Freezing should not be restricted to single row or columns. user can select as many as they can depending on thier choice of requirement

    Freezing should not be restricted to single row or columns. user can select as many as they can depending on thier choice of requirement

    2 votes
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  18. 1 vote
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  19. 1 vote
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  20. Allow formulas working across multiple Excel files

    A very powerful functionality which makes all database calculation programs unnecessary.

    Simply put: allow formulas to work across multiple spreadsheetfiles.

    Description: it’s already possible to use a formula in a spreadsheet file across multiple sheets in the same file. But for more complexed situations that’s not sufficient. For instance when there are (relatively) a lot of users, or a lot of formulas per sheet. It’s also not preferable to have the user data and the management info in the same file.

    So the idea is that you can create a management spreadsheet file and then can use formulas which operate…

    1 vote
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