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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 …

    1,272 votes
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      29 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

      (Update from Office engineering) Thank you for voting, we appreciate your feedback. User Voice is an important input we are considering when establishing the product road map. In general, when providing feedback specific for Excel Online, I would recommend using Excel Online UserVoice, where you’ll find the specific feature granularity.

      I would like to use the opportunity to provide update on progress:

      What is already available in production?
      • Find dialog remain open when find item for find next.
      • replace dialog
      • Ability to Freeze Panes

      Please give it a try, we are looking forward to your feedback.

      What is high on our backlog – Impacted by User Voice voting – Keep voting

      • Custom Sort
      • Enable reference to a cell in another sheet by click (In Vlookup as well)
      • Enhanced Print
      • Pivot table

    • 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.

      921 votes
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      • more control of grouping emails

        emails are grouped by date with annoying group headers (today, yesterday, last week, etc.) In outlook you can remove these headings of the groups to make it cleaner. In webmail you can not. Please fix this.

        910 votes
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          13 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

          907 votes
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              78 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Office 365 Home - Personal email domain availability

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

              694 votes
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                39 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…

              • 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)

                666 votes
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                  10 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.

                  636 votes
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                    31 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!

                  • 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…

                    551 votes
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                    • 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…

                      428 votes
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                      • 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).

                        384 votes
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                        • Enable Microsoft Bookings in Office 365 for education plan

                          If Microsoft Bookings could be enabled in Office 365 for education plan it would be a perfect tool for booking Parent/Teacher Meetings

                          362 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.

                            362 votes
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                              48 comments  ·  Users, Photos, Contacts  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Bug Fix: Login Experience with Multiple Office 365 Accounts

                              Currently, the Office 365 login screen (https://portal.microsoftonline.com) will conveniently remember multiple accounts. The experience, however, can be buggy.

                              Frequently, for example, clicking on [Account A] will instead show the email address for [Account B]. In these situations, it is sometimes necessary to go back, log in as [Account B], log out, and then try again with [Account A].

                              As an agency, we have several customers requiring Office 365 accounts; this process makes switching accounts far more painful than one would expect.

                              I assume this is some type of state management issue with the single sign on process, possibly…

                              336 votes
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                              • Ability to upload and use custom fonts

                                It should be possible to upload and use custom fonts installed on an organisations Office 365 platform. Uploaded documents now look faulty in Excel / Word / PowerPoint etc since the font is not installed.

                                324 votes
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                                • recurring tasks in Planner

                                  We have tasks that must be completed monthly...we want to be able to click off when something is done but there needs to be a way to have it auto-recreate each month.

                                  292 votes
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                                  • Add calendar/timeline view of tasks to Planner product

                                    We need a calendared or timeline based view of assigned tasks to support our use of the planner product as a publication planning tool.

                                    286 votes
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                                    • 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.

                                      272 votes
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                                      • FIDO U2F

                                        Office 365 for work: We need Office 365 for Work support a FIDO Universal Second Factor (U2F) protocol standard Security Key.

                                        As many organisation would like to shift to Office 365 but they concern about the security standard which request Office 365 to support Universal Second Factor (U2F) protocol standard security key as Microsoft is a member of FIDO.

                                        So, I wrote this idea to be a feedback request to Office team.

                                        265 votes
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                                        • 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.

                                          258 votes
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