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  1. How about a scripting language or help creating javascript to run macros in excel online

    Create a scripting language based on javascript or set up an excel class for users in the new edge browser - I know, easier said than done.

    2 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Macros and Add-ins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Zoom % should be actual

      The zoom % in Excel online is always 100%. It would be good to load the file with the actual view size saved in the file. Secondly, there is no zoom option available in the screen. We have to use the browser zoom option to do the same.

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        0 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Multiple Filters

        Excel Online is currently only able to filter one column in a table. It would be useful to be able to filter multiple columns when you have a big table and need to sort through data quickly. Please help.

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          2 comments  ·  Tables, Sorting and Filtering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Provide function like Fill Down, Fill Up and Fill Series of data.

          Provide "Fill" data function such as Fill Down, Fill Up, Fill Series, etc. instead of Flash Fill only.

          5 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • X and Y axis scaling

            Make it possible to manually adjust axes scale. This is extremely important for most applications.

            3 votes
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              1 comment  ·  Formatting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Need two colors of font in the same cell in Excel Online

              In past versions, we could have two colors of font in the same cell in Excel. Please make that available in Excel online!

              5 votes
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              • Copy paste screen-shots directly without saving as images.

                At the moment user has to save the screen-shot as image and then use excel insert option to add image to the sheet, it would be awesome to have a direct paste option,

                2 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • New Function =SORT(text, ref, [order]) is desperately needed

                  Ever growing and enhanced business reporting requirements eagerly seek SORT() function in excel. This function will undoubtedly help excel users and significantly improve reporting effectiveness.

                  This function must follow the same logic that is used by SORT option available in tab under DATA and should be applicable for any type of data (numbers, characters or symbols etc.)

                  Thanks

                  3 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Add API support for Shapes

                    The ability to add, modify, move, resize and delete shapes together with events (moved, edited, resized) and properties via the API will open up many new amazing application opportunities for developers.

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                      1 comment  ·  Macros and Add-ins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • quick access toolbar excel online

                      Add a quick access toolbar in Excel online (or any application) where you can pin your favourite commands, functions & buttons. The same as we currently have in the desktop version on Excel

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                        0 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Summation of cell counts by doing multiple select.

                        In desktop excel version, summation of numbers is provided after selecting multiple numbered cells at adjacent or non adjacent location. But in case of drive online version we can select adjacent cell but cells at non adjacent location can not be selected hence it does not give the count summation.

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                          0 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Hi, if you could make all the functionality of Excel (eg macros) work on the online version, that would be awesome. Thanks

                          As above. Hi, if you could make all the functionality of Excel (eg macros) work on the online version, that would be awesome. We all work as a team online on these spreadsheets and the fact that only one person can have it on their office computer seems a little outdated to me. You're clever people, looking forward to seeing what you come up with. Nothings free in life, happy to pay my way, just need the product to exist. Thanks :)

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                            0 comments  ·  Macros and Add-ins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Please enable Formatting of Borders!

                            Cell formatting has NO provisions for changing border line style and colors. This is very frustrating and is making Excel online very limited and virtually useless for my employee schedule sheets.

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                              0 comments  ·  Formatting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • how i wish I could still use Google Sheets instead of this !

                              Excel is far behind Google Sheets for handling large complex sheets online, and being able to collaborate online.

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                                0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • How 'bout scrapping excel online??? USELESS!!!

                                TOTALLY USELESS!!!
                                Suggestion for improvement: take it to the curb with the rest of the trash. Thank you.

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                                • 4 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Application Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Fix it or get rid of it....

                                    useless in share point.

                                    2 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Collaboration and Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Developer Options Custom Ribbons

                                      custom Ribbons on excel online, can't access developer options. cant develop excel sheet, need to build custom Spread sheets

                                      11 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Macros and Add-ins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Add checkboxes.

                                        Add checkboxes as they help collaboration and check off done items when working on a group project.

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                                        • 2 votes
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