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  1. Insert photos into comment box!!!

    Not sure why this option isn't available, completely leaving your customer base out to hang with a feature I used when I had PC...

    62 votes
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  2. Export to SharePoint

    It would be great if you could export from Excel to a Sharepoint list in Excel for Mac. At present you have to cut and paste which is prone to error with large files.

    37 votes
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  3. Enable Excel for Mac to connect to list data in SharePoint Online

    It is currently not possible to connect Excel for Mac to data in a SharePoint list. That makes both Excel and SharePoint less functional in a wide variety of organizations, and makes SPO lists essentially useless in environments where they're updated from time to time.

    Microsoft has developed a robust sync tool that works between Mac and SharePoint Online. Perhaps that could be adapted in a unidirectional way?

    In any event, please consider for development.

    17 votes
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  4. Independent filter/searches in excel on line for multiple users

    Re: Excel online sharing on onedrive

    It would be helpful if multiple users could access the same file online to edit/update/delete records AND be able to perform filter/contains searches independently (dynamically) without effecting the other users visibility.

    The spreadsheet we are using has 8,500+ rows of data.

    Thank you.

    12 votes
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  5. Please add real time co-authoring

    It would be amazing to have the opportunity to edit and view a worksheet among multiple users at the same time. Just like you are able to work in the same document in Word.

    10 votes
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  6. Multiple O365 accounts and Excel 15 for MacOS

    I have two Office365 accounts (one for work and one for family) but I am punished for being a good Microsoft customer with a non-functioning sign in mechanism. Every time I open a document stored in an O365 Sharepoint I am forced to sign in at least twice before the document opens. Even worse, at no point in the Sign-in process is any indication given which account you should be signing into, it is assumed that you remember which account the document was stored in; this does not sound like a product that is making life easier. I am raising…

    7 votes
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  7. Share to Microsoft Teams

    Enable sharing to the Microsoft Teams application from the Excel client

    4 votes
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  8. 3 votes
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  9. Allow option to "Print Active Sheet" from "Sharing" on Excel on MacBook

    When using the online version of Excel (on an iPad), going to Sharing / Send Attachment / Email / via PDF, it gives the option to "Print Active Sheet" or "Print Entire Workbook".

    Unfortunately, when using the downloaded version of Excel on an iMac or MacBook, the Sharing Options / Send Attachment / via PDF, gives no option to print the "active sheet" and automatically sends the entire workbook.

    Is there any way to send only the "active sheet" directly from Excel on a downloaded version of Excel used on iMac or MacBook?

    3 votes
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  10. i want to be able to see who the file is shared with, even if they arent currently in the file

    when others have a shared file open, i can see them in there. however if they dont have it open, i cant tell if i make changes to a document, is it a version that is shared with others, or can i use it as a working file

    i want to be able to see who the file is shared with, even if they arent currently in the file

    2 votes
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  11. Could you add a "Reveal in Finder" option to the File Menu?

    Since you've overloaded the title in the menubar, I can no longer drag the Excel icon into another application like Mail or Slack to share the document with someone. It would be great to either make that work again, or add a "Reveal in Finder" option to the File menu so I can quickly locate the file on disk.

    2 votes
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  12. Enable @mentions for Office365 guests in Word, Excel, and other applications

    The existing @mention only works for internal users within a tenant. For organizations collaboratively partnering with other organizations on an ongoing basis (e.g. marketing agencies, law firms, etc.), this is a critical component of alerting collaborators and highlighting relevant document changes. Even if just an email address could be tagged, that would be enough to get users in my tenant to quick telling me they want to go back to Google Suite.

    2 votes
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  13. 2 votes
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  14. insert hyperlink to words or phrases within a cell NOT the entire cell

    I'm surprised that it is impossible to add a hyperlink to a word or phrase within a cell. It would be so convenient if the hyperlink weren't related to the entire cell. Thanks.

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  15. I need something that will allow only certain people to see individual pages within a document.

    I need something that I can share several sheets with several different people who cannot see each other's sheet. Making several different documents would become overwhelming to manage. I would like to be able to label each person's name as a tab, they have access to their tab only, then I can share the entire document with their supervisor, who can click through the tabs of all the people.

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  16. Unable to email XLSX within Excel on Mac.

    The email icon is visible in Excel but it does not work. Please advise.

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  17. 1 vote
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  18. update MAC with Windows version

    Why does the MAC version still use threaded comments? Why is this version not compatible with Windows? When ever a feature is Removed from one version, it should be removed from all versions. Otherwise, what is the purpose of having cloud storage to work on the same file from multiple devices? Makes no sense.

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  19. 1 vote
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