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  1. 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

    4 votes
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  2. 2 votes
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  3. allow an option for users to always open in desktop app

    allow an option for users to always open in desktop app

    7 votes
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  4. PLEASE ALLOW TO OPEN FILE IN PREVIEW

    PLEASE ALLOW TO OPEN FILE IN PREVIEW

    2 votes
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  5. side by side

    There should be a horizontal 'side by side' option similar to the vertical side by side on the desktop version. Effectively a 'top and bottom'.

    In our example, we display 2 worksheets from 1 workbook on a monitor. A lot of screen space is wasted with all of the tabs, headers etc. Displaying 2 worksheets top and bottom (or side by side as the circumstance requires) would be faster, cleaner and more beneficial.

    3 votes
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  6. Add page layout features

    Add page layout features

    2 votes
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  7. Please add page layout tab

    Please add page layout tab in excel online version it is very difficult to setup the page for printing.

    6 votes
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  8. Freezing Cells

    Please bring back the old method of freezing cells. In both the vertical and horizontal planes on the same worksheet. The old method was more functional and easier to use.

    2 votes
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  9. CSV functionality on Excel Online

    I am trying to import a contact list for Forms which requires CSV. I could not find an easy way to convert my workbook online to CSV. So I needed to use the desktop app.

    3 votes
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  10. If too large for Excel online allow the ability to download the file and open locally.

    If too large for Excel online allow the ability to download the file and open locally.

    19 votes
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  11. Please add the Formula trace prcedents, dependents option

    Please add the Formula trace prcedents, dependents option

    3 votes
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  12. Desktop Excel is great, spreadsheet edit within SharePoint is TERRIBLE. I suggest ALWAYS opening .xls* files within the desktop app.

    Desktop Excel is great, spreadsheet edit within SharePoint is TERRIBLE. I suggest ALWAYS opening .xls* files within the desktop app. Why even try to provide functionality within SharePoint?

    4 votes
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  13. 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.

    17 votes
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  14. 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.

    6 votes
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  15. 1 vote
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  16. it doesn't appear Teams allows hyperlinks to open internal bookmarks in other hosted documents. You can open only to whole documents

    Allow hyperlinks to open specific bookmarks within Worddocs directly from the Teams app, rather than downloading to excel desktop.

    1 vote
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  17. zoom in and out ability

    Its not available in the web based version. Which is very usefull

    1 vote
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  18. Brak funkcji powiększania/zmniejszania

    W excel online brakuje bardzo ważnego narzędzia. Powiększania i zmniejszania okna roboczego. Można radzić sobie klawiszami CTRL +/- ale ma to efekt na całe okno przeglądarki co jest bardzo niewygodne.
    Arkusze Google pod tym względem nie mają problemu z tak podstawową funkcją.

    1 vote
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  19. 1 vote
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  20. 1 vote
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