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  1. 2 votes
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    • Improve screen use

      I would like to see more of my data, and less of the edge/IE11 direction arrows. Is it possible to do this?

      2 votes
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      • fix automatic hyperlinking so that it works like desktop version

        In desktop version, an email address is turned into a hyperlink only if it appears alone in the cell. In online version, if an email address appears anywhere in the cell - even one with lots of other text - the entire cell is turned into a hyperlink. Should also be able to turn off automatic hyperlinking altogether.

        6 votes
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        • Allow edit of submitted survey

          After you have submitted an Excel online survey form, it would be good to have an option to edit your choice while the survey is active.

          9 votes
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            3 comments  ·  Surveys  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • There can be an undo function for certain time. For eg. undo before 30 minutes or 10 minutes etc.

            There can be an undo function for certain time. For eg. undo before 30 minutes or 10 minutes etc.

            7 votes
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            • "Open Online" when i download a file from E-Mail

              when i download a file from mail, i have to transfer it to Onedrive before i can actualy open it online, i would love an option to actualy open online from the get go and choose if yes or no i want to save it to onedrive afterward.

              1 vote
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              • 4 votes
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                • I deleted one sheet,how can I get it back,pleased help me

                  I deleted one sheet,how can I get it back,pleased help me

                  2 votes
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                  • R1C1 Format

                    Hi, one of the things I would like to see added to excel online is the ability to use the r1c1 format for rows and columns as it is something that Google sheets doesn't do that I personally find very attractive about MS excel

                    6 votes
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                    • There should be an option for paste special for the visible cells.

                      There should be an option for paste special for the visible cells.

                      5 votes
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                      • Please add "Saved" feature on Excel online

                        Hi Microsoft,
                        Excel online is great tool to maintain my productivity at public computers as I stored all my files under Onedrive.
                        But, whenever I edit a doc/xls, I am unsure that my editing is saved. Sometimes and at many locations, I have very poor network connection.
                        You have added "Saved" feature in Excel preview for windows 10. Can you please add it to Excel online as well? Thanks

                        25 votes
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                          1 comment  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • In excel there should be an option for listing file names and folder names in a specific path

                          In excel there should be an option for listing file names and folder names in a specific path

                          3 votes
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                          • Leave the microsoft navigation bar (documents/calendar/sites/recycle/etc) on the left hand pane when using excel online and word online.

                            Leave the microsoft navigation bar (documents/calendar/sites/recycle/etc) on the left hand pane when using excel online and word online.

                            This would allow us to easily navigate between tasks.

                            1 vote
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                            • Allow the option to select multiple choices.

                              I want to be able to create a question that will allow the user to select multiple choices from a drop-down list rather than one. It is very cumbersome to create multiple drop-down lists for the user to choose from.

                              16 votes
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                                2 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Supplementary Ribbons

                                When clicking on a Chart you show a button for Chart Tools. When clicking on a Table you show a button for Table Tools. Pivot Table Tools, Picture Tools, etc.
                                You can improve the experience by actually opening the appropriate tools ribbon. Chances are greatly more often than not, than when a user clicks on a chart, the next thing they are going to do is to open the Chart Ribbon. So do it for them. If they don't want the supplementary ribbon open then all the other ribbon tabs are visible to open anyway.
                                Regards
                                brian@canes.net

                                2 votes
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                                • Primary and Secondary Sorts

                                  I teach Computer Skills and Applications and Excel is a program that I use, however, with Excel Online I am not able to preform a primary AND secondary sort. I am not sure if I am missing something or if the function is not there. I see sort but can only sort in ascending or descending order. I would love to be able to do this using Excel Online.

                                  4 votes
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                                  • Survey on excel can add a ranking as a response type.

                                    Add ranking type response so like 1 is very unlikely and 5 very likely.

                                    5 votes
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                                    • Upload directly from OneDrive an Excel attached to a email

                                      I see it is possible to upload in Outlook an Excel file from my OneDrive, while I can't seem to find any option to do the reverse.

                                      Because I am working in an enterprise environment, any facility to work faster is welcomed.

                                      Now I have to download the excel file then manually upload it to OneDrive, when I can edit it. Because I'm using Office 365 this means uploading is the only way for me to edit Excel.

                                      Thank you and probably this is a general topic for all apps in Office suite.

                                      5 votes
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                                      • Have forms that can be customised and print in Excel Online Survey for the one who are answering survey

                                        Excel survey to have an option to print there answer, customised form by the one who created the survey.

                                        2 votes
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                                        • Allow customization of Power View charts exactly like "normal" ones

                                          In Excel 2013 and still in the preview of Excel 2016, when you are creating a new power view chart, you can only choose existing themes to set the colors of your data. It would be really useful to be able to individually choose the colors for each element like you can do in Excel. This way, I won't have to use different themes for charts just to have the correct colors. And please transform it in HTML5 so it won't crash every 2 or 3 launches.

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                                            0 comments  ·  Charting, Mapping and Visualizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                            This is good feedback. However, with the release of PowerBI desktop, we are no longer enhancing the features of Power View within Excel. However, we are working on migrating the core features of Power View to native capabilities of Excel.

                                            Thanks,
                                            Scott [MSFT]

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