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  1. Office Online Limitations - Extremely limiting

    Please assist me in bringing the issues we are experiencing to the attention of the correct department as we would like to see future improvements on this product as soon as possible.

    1. Find function is very limited
    No summary of cell locations for matches displayed

    2. No Custom Sort Option

    3. Vlookup formula loses focus when you lookup between sheets

    4. No filtering by cell color

    5. No freeze panes option (or at least freeze top row)

    6. No cell border options

    7. No replace with option (Used alot and urgently needed)

    8. Limited print options
    Page layout missing …

    1,080 votes
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      20 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Custom installation from Office 365 (2016)

      I need custom installation from Office 365 (2016)!

      I need on some computers only Word & Excel. But I MUST install the complete suite with all other never used apps. This need diskspace, that I will use for other apps.

      Kind Regards,
      Steffen

      671 votes
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        88 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Enable Microsoft Office 365 Business/Organizational Accounts to be used with Microsoft Office Lens

        When you use the office lens app you currently cannot use a microsoft account that is an organizational account. it says the account is not recognized.

        607 votes
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          29 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

          Thanks, everyone, for taking the time to share your suggestions. We’d like to clarity, as some commenters have pointed out, that we do have AAD support for iOs today. Android and WP versions are in the works. Please stay tuned and keep your feedback coming!

        • Office 365 Home - Personal email domain availability

          Let us use a personal email domain in Office 365 Home.

          603 votes
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            33 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

            You can use your own personal email with a personal domain to connect to any type of Office 365 subscription, including Office 365 Home. Office 365 Home relies on a Microsoft account for authentication. A Microsoft account can be created with any personal domain email, it is not required to be Outlook.com/Hotmail.com, etc. Once the Microsoft account is created using your personal email, you can use it to activate and sign into your Office 365 Home subscription.
            If you don’t have a Microsoft account, go to the Microsoft account sign-up page and click on Create account. In the User name box enter your personal domain email address you wish to use. Fill out the rest of the form and click Create account.
            Now you can set up your Office 365 Home subscription with your Microsoft account. This will be the Microsoft account associated with your Office download. If you have…

          • Enable Office 365 suite bar/navigation (including the waffle) to be used in custom apps

            When I'm developing an Office 365 app, it should be possible to include the suite bar easily in my application's UX. The App for SharePoint model has this with the "chrome control", but no equivalent currently exists for Office 365 apps - and this means I have to roll my own navigation so that users can exit my app and return to other bits of Office 365. What I want is to integrate the suite bar into my apps - so users can use the waffle to get to the "My apps" page, use their pinned shortcut links to move…

            491 votes
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            • Allow users to have multiple signatures in the Outlook Web Application

              It would be nice if a single user could have multiple signatures to select from in the outlook web application and apply a different signature to each email if they desire.

              450 votes
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              • Create a Gantt view in Planner for Office 365

                I want to be able to see my tasks in Planner for Office 365 to get a better overview of my projects.

                438 votes
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                  22 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Global Email signatures across platforms

                  When using 365 business it would be great if i could add a unique signature to each user from my admin control panel. that would automatically download to the users platforms such as iPhone, Windows Phone, Outlook office 2013, or Outlook online.
                  A signature which can have hyperlinked images, whilst being individual to each user (for their name and direct line)

                  417 votes
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                    8 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 414 votes
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                      47 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • PLANNER - Print option for Plans

                      Allow users to have printable view of their plans.

                      365 votes
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                        38 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Full Shared Mailbox Support, Especially in Mobile (if not, give me extra licenses!)

                        I am an entrepreneur with highly trained employees that need to be able to wear multiple hats with equal importance for each. The shared mailbox model that Microsoft has setup does not enable my employees sufficiently and although advances have been made, these shared mailboxes are second class citizens. I argued with a Microsoft technical representative for a long time and finally got him to admit that they were. The shared mailboxes have incredibly weak mobile support and support for full functionality in Outlook does not come out-of-the-box with automapping and is tricky to configure by disconnecting the mailboxes through…

                        299 votes
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                          17 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add a response option to a meeting invite: 'Accept, I will attend via Skype'

                          In both Outlook Client and Outlook on the web, when sending a meeting invite including Skype details to a user, you can select as response Accept, Tentative or Decline. You should add the option to let the organizer know with one click that you will attend via Skype..
                          As organizer you can see if you need to arrange a bigger or smaller room for instance, and you know where you need to be (in the meeting room or skype call).

                          288 votes
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                            16 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Copy Planner Tasks and Buckets

                            Add the option to copy planner tasks and buckets within the same plan and to other plans. Trello has this functionality (so does Asana and basically every pm tool) and it is extremely important. Creating plans is VERY SLOW without this.

                            272 votes
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                              30 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Enable the content enrichment web service callout

                              Many customers add custom metadata to Office documents. The content enrichment web service was a perfect way to accomplish this. Please enable this functionality for cloud hybrid search.

                              260 votes
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                              • Planner - task dependencies

                                add the possibility to create dependencies between tasks in Ofice 365 Planner

                                224 votes
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                                • The ability to pick your own colour of the initials in the user pic in outlook web app

                                  The Initials that have replaced the silhouette as the User pic in outlook 365 web app are good but it would be nice to be able to pick you own colour choice.

                                  224 votes
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                                    38 comments  ·  Users, Photos, Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Allow forcing custom tile in the app launcher for each user

                                    Right now when an custom tile is created any user has to add it to his app launcher individually.

                                    In case of big companies it is not feasible to roll out new tiles apps that way. These new tiles should be deployed by the administrator to a specific population or all users.

                                    218 votes
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                                    • Updates to Office 365 Group calendar events are disregarding ‘send an invitation to the group’ check box

                                      In an Office 365 Group calendar you can create a new meeting invite and uncheck the ‘send an invitation to the group’ check box. As expected, this will stop anyone in the group receiving the invite notification.

                                      However, if you need to make any updates to that event (it doesn’t matter what update you make) and click save, a notification will be sent to all members in the group. In addition to this, the Group will also add the calendar event to the personal calendar of the individual who has made the update.

                                      This is not an intuitive user experience.

                                      212 votes
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                                      • Enable a beep or chime when person joins PSTN Conference

                                        When someone joins a PSTN Conference, admins only have two options: announce full name (which can be distracting) or do nothing (which means the leader has no notification if they are no at their PC). Intercall, Webex and others simply have a chime that dings to notify attendees that a new person has joined a call. This would be VERY helpful.

                                        202 votes
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                                        • 'Shared With’ column does not reflect current state of sharing status

                                          Within an Office 365 Group document library (SPO site), the ‘Shared With’ column does not reflect current state of sharing status.

                                          Here are some examples:
                                          1. When you remove a user’s permission from an item in a Group the ‘Shared With’ column still shows that it is shared with that user.
                                          2. When you copy a file in a Group the ‘Shared With’ column retains the original users listed even though it is no longer shared with them.

                                          Acknowledge this is by design:
                                          https://support.microsoft.com/en-sg/help/2987770/the-shared-with-column-displays-users-who-no-longer-have-access-to-a-document-in-sharepoint-online

                                          Feedback from our users is that this is not an intuitive user experience. Ideally the ‘Shared…

                                          193 votes
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