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  1. There is no way to "pin" a Javascript Task Pane Add-In on a specific Excel Document

    There is no proper way to "pin" a javascript Task Pane Add-In (from the Office Store or from an organizatioal source) to a specific Excel File. This should easily be possible by saving an Excel File with an open javascript Task Pane Add-In. If this file is opened by another user, the taskpane add-In should be added (if not yet done) and opened automatically. If the Excel file is saved without the open javascript add-In, then it is not pinned to the Excel File. This should work in all plattforms: Excel 2013, Excel 2016 Excel for Mac and Excel Online.

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    • Return share workbook functionality to Excel 2016

      Excel 2016 has recently removed the share workbook functionality and hidden the icon for easily sharing workbooks. It appears that this has not taken into account spreadsheets that are saved on file servers, and aren't uploaded into the cloud (ie the co-authoring functionality). Please return the functionality so that workbooks can be easily shared.

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      • Please return "Share workbook" back

        Please return "Share workbook" back!
        We will not use OneDrive and any other cloud storage according to our corporate security policy and Federal Law that protect personal and medical data!

        P.S. It's also impossible to unprotect existing worksheets for already shared files!!!

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        • Problem in Excel filtering in Co-Authoring mode

          When many persons edit a shared excel sheet in co-authoring mode and sheet have filters on any columns then:

          now when one person filter data in column this filters is apply in each other person in their desktops excel sheets. Thats way other persons have filtered columns with hidden data that they not want to hide and need it to proccess.

          Solution (like a A-Tools):
          every person can filter column data localy for a her own desktop, that not apply to other desktops.

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          • Cambiar de Mayuscula a Minuscula

            Buen dia

            Existe un complemento que utilizo para la cambiar textos en mayuscula a Mayuscula en la primera letra y minuscula, como en Word,
            Favor tener en cuenta
            Al consolidar varias hojas, por ejemplo de estado financiero de cada mes, cada mes tiene una dos o tres cuentas nuevas. Al consolidar no me presenta las cuentas adicionadas ni el texto de las cuentas solo el codigo

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            • Excel Collaboration and Sharing

              Issue:
              There are many times where my co-workers and I are required to work in the same spreadsheet simultaneously. The excel web application allows us to do this but does not contain the full functionality of excel that is required to do our work. Although Excel already has as shared spreadsheet option, each time a user wants to see updates, they have to save and hope the other person saved their updates as well.

              Solution:
              It would be great to use excel and collaborate in real time just as the web app does but within the excel platform on our…

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              • Co-editing like Google Sheets(color marker) who is working on which cell/row

                It would be nice to see if Office 365 could be able to also in the desktop client co-edit within Excel, so you could see who was working and where they set their marker. Just like the color here is blue when I mark this cell I am active working in. Have you guys thought of that, and if yes, are you going to publish that to fasttrack?

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                • Shared Workbook Alert

                  Need the Shared Workbook to send an alert to the user that has it open to that someone is waiting for the file. The notify when available doesn't help when they forget to close the file, which happens all the time holding up productivity.....It should be similar to the calendar reminder that pops up until you dismiss it...Thank you!

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                  • File share email option to password protection

                    The option for file share email option with password protection prompt and password protection auto undisclosed at file opening maybe helpful.

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                    • File print revisions

                      The option for user to easily identify file print revisions numbers maybe helpful.

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                      • File print revisions time

                        The option to enhance revisions for user to be able to easily future print a document file as per a selected revision date, time, user maybe helpful.

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                          • READ ONLY MESSAGE BOX

                            WHEN YOU OPEN AN EXCEL FILE AND SOMEONE ELSE ALREADY HAS IT OPEN, THEN A BOX SHOULD POP UP TELLING THE USER THAT IT IS READ ONLY.

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                            • Have Single Versions of Excel Application and PowerBI add-ins, Update ALL by Year

                              There are too many versions of Excel available.
                              First there are the versions with the hidden, though extremely useful, PowerBI add-ins.
                              Secondly you have the differen versions created by the incremental updates to Office365 versions versus the static "disk" based versions.
                              The problems in this strategy include having documents exchanged between different organizations that may expect compatibility but do not. The ability to share files from the "same" application is an essential function for information exchange, yet the current update practices sabotage that expectation. Even smaller organizations may encounter issues due to different licensing strategies for users.
                              Additionally, with Get…

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                              • Functions language

                                Whatever the computer language, allow the functions to be typed and found in english + in computer language

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                                • One Drive

                                  After installing Excel 2016 I've used up the 5 gb of free space on One Drive. Now MS wants to sell me more for an outlandish price. When I save my work, now I get a yellow warning banner telling me there's no space on One Drive. So what! But it wants me to either save a copy (already have one file) or discard changes, in which case I lose all the changes. Here's a suggestion, Don't warn me, I don't care for One Drive to begin with, I have my own backup system which doesn't include allowing MS to…

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                                  • Excel must use Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) in combination with the Step-by-Step Mail Merge Wizard in Word

                                    The idea of end with the Excel DDE option is a EXTREMELY BAD one because it goes against the needs of the Excel users’ community.
                                    Any update to one of the any of the Office Programs must obey to the following simple principles:
                                    a) Make all the Office package easier to be used;
                                    b) Make all the Office package more powerful/useful;
                                    c) Make all the Office package more secure.

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                                    • Need to improve Protection options in Excel

                                      I think the security/protection scheme used in Excel is terribly complex, for something as fundamental as this needs to be.

                                      By way of example, I'd like to see the ability to create and send out a workbook, that requires a password to open any given (but not all) worksheets within that workbook. What I want is the ability to let some people have access to a given worksheet within Excel, but to keep others out of that worksheet, (not even the ability to open or otherwise see the sheet) while still giving them access to other sheets within that workbook.…

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                                      • Real-Time Co-Authoring for Excel Desktop

                                        Hi,

                                        Could you please give us an update on when Real-Time Co-Authoring for Excel Desktop will be available?

                                        There are many businesses who have been patiently waiting for this for years.

                                        The feature work brilliantly on Word, so we know you have the ability to do a great job of it!

                                        I know it is available on Excel Online, but this can be slow and cumbersome - and not really suitable for many of the larger and more complex spreadsheets that we use.

                                        Any update on the progress, or an ETA on when it will be available will be much…

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                                        • If you are in a Named Cell, Display the name somewhere

                                          I am using a spreadsheet that makes rocket science look simple. This workbook has hundreds of named cells, but unless I go look in the Name Manager I have no idea a cell is named.

                                          It would be nice if up at the top you displayed the name 'Name: Calc1' or something.

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