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  1. hyperlink on single words like google sheets, formatting, and hyperlink interface file directory with link


    1. URL can be linked to single words in google sheets, thus allowing to click the cell without navigation, or better looking format.


    2. conditional formatting if it cell contains hyperlink, to prevent other conditional formatting from undoing the normal hyperlink formatting


    3. the hyperlink interface that can look at files like in the desktop. But use the URL link instead of file Path link. So folder can move and not break linking and open correctly from all interfaces (instead of thinking its a download if done wrong)


    1 vote

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  2. 1 vote

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  3. open in desktop app

    pressing open in desktop app should not need another pop up for approval to open in desktop app

    17 votes

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    2 comments  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Workbook Links Excel 365 on the web

    Dear All,

    I am user of Excel 365 web. I would like to connect (link) two excel files, both files are in my OneDrive. I would like to do this in Excel 365 web. I tried this procedure:

    https://www.neowin.net/news/microsoft-brings-support-for-external-workbook-links-to-excel-on-the-web/

    But it doesn't work.

    Karol

    1 vote

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  5. Need a button in the ribbon or Quick Access Toolbar for "Center Across Selection"

    Merging cells makes copying and pasting of those cells difficult, so I almost never merge cells. Instead, I use "Center Across Selection" extensively, but it requires 4 mouse clicks or 9 keyboard clicks. Please provide a standard button for this in the ribbon, or at least a command icon that I can add to my Quick Access Toolbar.

    1 vote

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  6. bind office script to events

    bind custom functions written with office scripts to events such as "onChanged" as described in the documentation for addins:
    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office/dev/add-ins/excel/excel-add-ins-events

    it's essential to enable automation

    7 votes

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    2 comments  ·  Macros, Scripts and Add-ins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thank you for the feedback.

    Currently, events APIs are not supported within Office Scripts. One of the main reason is that events can be long running and scripts have a defined start and end points. Unlike an add-in, the script doesn’t stay in the background to listen in and act on the events.
    Could you please let us know how you’d utilize events API support? That will definitely help us understand the requirement better.

    Thank you
    Sudhi Ramamurthy
    Program Manager

  7. 1 vote

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  8. Die Ausrichtung der Schrift/Zelle

    Die Ausrichtung der Schrift/Zelle sollte ein Muss in Excel für das Web sein!

    1 vote

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  9. radio buttons

    Radio buttons don't work and are not visible in online version. If file is uploaded to sharepoint there's only empty area where radio buttons are. If fsharepoint file is downloaded then again, the radio buttons are missing.

    1 vote

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  10. Power query metadata in VBA

    It would be nice to have metadata from a PowerQuery table. The text encoding, recordcount, list of fields and data types, the table as a recordset, etc. There is Binary.InferContentType, and separate queries can return headers etc but IMO it would be better to surface them as Query properties.

    1 vote

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  11. 1 vote

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  12. Enable Office scripts on the Home/Personal version of Office 365

    I need to learn Office/Excel scripts for work, so that I can update some older spreadsheets that are programmed with VBA. However I do not have the time at work. I would like to be able to play with this at home - I have a personal office 365 subscription, but cannot access the automate tab.

    4 votes

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  13. Enable Auto expand column width

    Enable Auto expand column clicking functionality. When double clicking, on the edge of a column, on its boundary, it should expand to show the full contents of all the cells in that column - as is, currently, the case in Excel desktop app.

    1 vote

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    0 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Insert image in a cell

    Insert Image in a cell, with various options of adding the file to the cell, like from camera or from a gallery or from a any one drive.
    This option is currently available in google and can be implemented in MS-Excel, due to this the productivity is enormous in construction industry.

    I request upon to bring it as soon as possible.

    7 votes

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  15. Please consider allowing multiple font colors in a single cell of an Excel Online spreadsheet. Thank you!

    We use excel online with Huddle to allow multiple users make daily updates to a file. It would be nice if the functionality in regular Excel, that allows multiple font colors in a single cell, were incorporated into Excel online. The way we would like to use it, the user would highlight changes made to a cell in red text, while the existing text remains black. Thanks for your consideration.

    11 votes

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  16. Please add 'full HTML formatting' option in excel 365 to import data from web

    Please add 'full HTML formatting' option in excel 365 to import data from web

    1 vote

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  17. unlock sheets

    It's very important and necessary to be able to "unlock" sheet in the site of Excel 365 in line, because the lack of this option make the user the mandatory the necessity of have Excel.app installed in the hardware, so because of this the fully potential of the "on line" services are not so functional and not allowd us to become in a "fully movil collaborator" to our companyes

    2 votes

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  18. Table Name

    I think Excel online can customize table name

    39 votes

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  19. Office 365 Excel needs the show formula function

    CTRL + ` would display the entire sheet in formula view. As a teacher, I need this feature to correct student work.

    1 vote

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  20. Value field In a Pivot Table

    In Value Field in a Pivot Table there are various options of calculation of that field . At times one may not require calculation but to display the values as in source Cell. so in calculation option one more option may be added "same as Source Cell"

    1 vote

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