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  1. Don´t allow in worksheet Fill Handle, Flash fill, and AutoCOmplete in files shared

    Currentyly this, we can unenable this options in the program, but I need this options when i share the file with other collegues. Because i have loose many time, and works by one of my collegues use this fuctions with filter.
    Please, DO you activate a function to select if we want allow or not use a Fill Handle or Flash fill or auto complete when the file is shared and there is any filter. Thanks.

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  2. Excel Connect to Sharepoint Online Sources.

    Users are increasingly using SharePoint online data sources like SharePoint lists, however Microsoft 365 Business Standard license doesn't allow such a simple thing of connecting desktop Excel to SharePoint Online Services.

    Providing all that SharePoint online functionality and then not allowing Excel desktop to connect to a simple list, in my option should not have to pay an enterprise license for that. This is basic functionality that should be in the standard license.

    Just a thought.

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  3. FILTER SHOULD NOT CHANGE IN ALL DEVICES

    EVERY TIME I CHANGE FILTER IT CHANGES IN OTHER DEVICES ALSO. IT SHOULD NOT HAPPEN.

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  4. Release edit access without closing excel file

    It would be handy to be able to 'release edit access' or switch to read-only when you're in an excel, so you're able to refresh a query that uses the data without closing and reopening the file.

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  5. co-authoring track change history

    I love that using co-authoring you can manage how you share the excel file with your team wherein you can set a user as view only and the others will have the capability to edit. I however extremely need this TRACK CHANGES features 1.) alert notification real-time whenever there is change. This should have an on/off settings so you can turn this on if you want to monitor the progress real-time, 2.) you can check changes history who edit what and you can set the date so that you can select from the start and end date of the project.

    9 votes
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  6. A Collaboration with TALLY ERP 9

    Accessing tally data with ease of excel formulas and features so that we don't need to export data from tally everytime we have to apply a filter or formula.

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  7. Embed Excel minisheets in emails

    If you copy and paste a segment of excel into an email allow the option of it retaining the features of excel with formulas and the recipients can modify within the email or copy and paste to a spreadsheet. You would need to translate the formulas from the tab's A1 to the copied section's A1.

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  8. Put share by email back. We wont be using cloud solutions and email works and is essential

    Put back share by email from local disk. This is a useful feature. Any of the new stuff could be dumped to get it back.

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  9. Remote Documents Deletion

    Could Microsoft add a feature for remote documents deletion in case to be stolen like a protection feature for Excel Spreadsheets, if the document is found opened in a unknown location, it can be deleted from office GUI

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  10. want to share and edit file with whom, who does not use onedrive

    want to share and edit file with whom, who does not use onedrive

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  11. 1 vote
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  12. Tracking changes with Shared Excel file

    I have a shared Excel 2016 file for which I am setting the track changes to show all changes by everyone on screen. After I save, close and open the file. The setting does not stay to highlight that changes were done by me to the next user.
    Here is the full post from the forums : https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msofficeexcel-msowin10-mso_2016/tracking-changes-with-shared-excel-file/e20f7ef5-45dd-4533-abde-9e06bafda249?messageId=a1865418-f628-4bcf-b2b8-254a9c00a6cb
    I wish it worked without the bug.

    4 votes
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  13. Bug in Excel Sheet View

    There is a bug in the new personal filter feature for Excel Online with coauthered documents. It appears that when a desktop version of Excel is open by one user and another user edits or saves a personal filter in the sheet view online, this creates a merge error where the desktop user can no longer save/autosave the file and must be reopened. Can this be fixed?

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  14. Fix problem with OneDrive links to other excel files

    Links between Excel files and linked Excel tables or charts in PowerPoint don't work properly when stored in OneDrive. Please fix this, in order to take advantage of the OneDrive benefits.

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  15. Fix problem with OneDrive links to other excel files

    Links between Excel files and linked Excel tables or charts in PowerPoint don't work properly when stored in OneDrive. Please fix this, in order to take advantage of the OneDrive benefits.

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  16. Please provide the feature of tracking the changes made by co-authors in word, excel and powepoint

    Please provide the feature of tracking the changes made by co-authors in word, excel and powepoint

    5 votes
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  17. Allow view ranges

    In Excel you have the command "Allow edit ranges". It would be veruy useful if you had also the command "Allow view ranges"

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  18. NEED TRACK CHANGES IN EXCEL BACK!

    We have to save each edited version now rather than just have a sheet that lists the changes that were made to an excel document. That is absurd. You deemed it limited but the work around we have to do now for it, is ridiculous on our end.

    21 votes
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  19. Assign document as task in planner

    Create a task in teams/planner for a document, maybe from the Share window.

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  20. Open mentions in local file

    When my team mentions someone in comments on our shared file, an email is sent to notify that person. However, we can only view the comment on the web version of the file. Is it possible to open the comment in the local version of the file? This would be very helpful!

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