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  1. keyboard shortcut to view next/previous sheet

    keyboard shortcut to view next/previous sheet

    2 votes
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      1 comment  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Ability to change file destination in specific folder in excel online.

      one cannot change file destination in excel online using save as option.

      1 vote
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      • Add ability to send an automatic message to someone who has an excel file checked out letting them know I am waiting to use it.

        Add ability to send an automatic message to someone who has an excel file checked out letting them know I am waiting to use it.

        5 votes
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        • Share the same file in different folders

          The ability to choose a file (or folder) and share it in multiple folders. Users in Folder A could have edit rights. Users in Folder B could have view rights.

          7 votes
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            7 comments  ·  Collaboration and Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • unsupported feature survey

            Enable basic features to support pivot tables and charts as well as slicers to create reports based on the survey data. Currently, the survey forms gets disabled if such reports are created.

            3 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Surveys  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Add the ability to close a worksheet via the "File" menu.

              In the fat client version of Excel, there's an option to close a file. Users accustomed to that would be less confused if that option was added to Excel Online.

              7 votes
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                6 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Need to directly email the file instread of downloading and mailing.

                Need to directly email the file instread of downloading and mailing.

                1 vote
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                • Ability to highlight pivot table for display as a web part

                  Identify a pivot table as a range which means that it can display on an imbedded page depending on the resulting pivot table refresh

                  3 votes
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                  • Add ability to create/edit/modify data validation (to add drop down lists to cells)

                    (2016-07-11 Dan [MS]: updated title to better reflect idea)

                    15 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Tables, Sorting and Filtering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Add ability to delete/remove table columns/rows without deleting entire sheet row/column

                      If we create a table and later realize we don't need the extra rows or columns, we should be able to simply delete the row(s) or column(s) that are no longer needed.

                      Deleting entire sheet row/cols is not a viable workaround in cases where there is data above/below/next to the table that would also get deleted if the sheet row/col was deleted.

                      (2016-08-03 Dan [MS]: updated title and description to clarify that sheet row/col deletion is not enough)

                      8 votes
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                        1 comment  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                        Thanks Lauren, I’ve updated the idea to be a bit more descriptive of the specific situation you’re running into.

                        Cheers,
                        Dan [MS]

                      • 1 vote
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                          0 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Automatically change to view only mode after certain period of time

                          Excel online file should be change to view mode after certain time of unactivity

                          2 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Convert an existing excel sheet to a survey (rather than having to start a blank sheet as a survey).

                            I have a master list of information with questions and answers on it. I want to create a survey from selected parts of it - how can I do it without having to start with a fresh survey file/cutting and pasting. I am fine if it is a second sheet in the same file as I can link through to it.
                            I also may be surveying two different groups to get the answers - some questions all will answer, but some question I only one to send to one group and not the other and vice versa.

                            4 votes
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                              1 comment  ·  Surveys  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • I'd like to View files shared with me in Files list

                              Is there a way to view a file shared with me in my Files list without having to click on the navigation bar?

                              2 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Multiple comment authors per cell.

                                When copying one cell to another it retains comments but only allows one comment author.

                                6 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Collaboration and Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • On one drive It would be beneficial to allow file changes to be made and saved when imbeded on a web site at present changes are not saved.

                                  On one drive It would be beneficial to allow file changes to be made and saved when imbeded on a web site at present changes are not saved.

                                  3 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Excel Survey Response Message

                                    Allow survey creators to edit the response message and enter a link in the message

                                    3 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Scrolling Tabs

                                      It would be really helpful to be able to slide the tabs bar back and forth when working in Excel on a touchscreen versus having to click every time,

                                      4 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • 1 vote
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                                          0 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add Delete to the File menu

                                          Add Delete to the File menu so you can get rid of a file from the web viewer while you are looking at it... Make it easy and reduce steps to delete a file.

                                          2 votes
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