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  1. 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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      • 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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          • Functions language

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

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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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                    • 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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                      • 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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                          • 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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                            • 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…

                              27 votes
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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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                                • 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.

                                  4 votes
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                                  • Enable System separator settings in Office 365 SharePoint

                                    In a Excel file while using a Danish Keyboard the "." to a ",". The system separator setting in Excel Windows application enables to correct this issue by allowing the user to override the separator setting .

                                    In SharePoint Office 365 while using the Excel to collaborate there is no System separator setting .

                                    Is it possible in future that Microsoft look into provide this functionality in the future.

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                                      • presentation mode for PowerPoint

                                        I can't count the number of times I see Excel being shared in PowerPoint and it is always painful. It would be nice to have a better view for online sharing

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                                        • Remove Hidden Names

                                          Make it easier to remove "Hidden Names" from a file in preparation for sharing.

                                          Here is what happens today if I inspect a document prior to sharing with a third party:

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                                          1) It says "Hidden Names" were found. I click for "More Info".

                                          2) The "More Info" dialog informs me that it can't remove these names for me. I need to run a macro, and there is a link to "Macro to Remove Hidden Names". I click on this.

                                          3) I am taken to an example macro, which "assumes I am familiar with the programming language…

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