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  1. inprove the online pictures

    the pictures should be better. they should get them from like google or something because that is where i usually get pictures and i think google is the best and that you should google EVERYTHING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    ( quoted by me)

    64 votes
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  2. Symbols...

    it's a bit of a hassle to copy an paste from google when a symbol is not supplied. Please make "√" available.

    64 votes
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  3. Add option to choose default behaviour of document opening in Office Online

    At the moment option to open documents in edit mode by default is probably ok for most of the users with small documents, but in case that user really need just a quickly check some data in a large document that works too slow. I would like to have option to change default behavior on this. Ideally on document library level.

    59 votes
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  4. move photos

    let us move photos and go all the to the edge

    59 votes
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  5. Insert picture from OneDrive for Business

    Currently (January 2018) OneDrive for Business is not supported as a source for inserting pictures into a document using Word Online.

    This is a basic and common requirement for document creators working with Word Online.

    Please implement and advise status. Thanks!

    57 votes
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  6. i think that we should add a backround and you can paste stuff

    That we should have more color i was trying to paste something of another website but it didn't work

    57 votes
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  7. Make the Dictate feature remain on and active until it is intentionally turned off by the user...like Nuance Dragon dictation does; please.

    Make the Dictate feature remain on and active until it is intentionally turned off by the user...like Nuance Dragon dictation does.

    56 votes
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  8. Be able to insert lines, shapes, word art, equations, text boxes in Word online

    As a teacher, I need to be able to make lines (geometry), draw pictures (science, general math), insert equations (all math subjects), insert text boxes to label things (science, all math subjects)

    56 votes
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  9. Hidden Text feature

    We had a recent need to have the ability to use the 'hidden' text feature to a cloud document but found out that the feature was not available in the online version of '"ord". This would be a nice feature to have

    56 votes
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  10. Screen shot...

    Make it possible to insert a screen shot... this is especially helpful when typing notes.

    55 votes
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  11. Please Add spellchecker for Georgian Language in Word MAC Edition

    Word already Georgian Spellchecker since version 2010, please add same speller in mac edition too.

    52 votes
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  12. Focus mode for Word

    Word is too feature rich and full of fancy UI.

    Please remove all the distraction and give me a mode to distraction free writing. Just me and my content.

    51 votes
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  13. Calculations

    I know it is most likely too complex to pull off, but as one may be able to search in (google) something such as '23 + 47 =', (google) will solve the equation or problem for you.
    
    It would be a nice and advanced feature for it to give the red squiggle line, or a different color, and prompt the user the answer. This would help me in many of my daily things, but i am sure would help other users as well. Complex functions such as y=mx+b and things may not be calculated, but simple numbers such as one
    49 votes
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  14. Include non-binary pronouns as a suggestion for more inclusive language

    Word Online (and all other Word versions, frankly) should suggest 'they' as a replacement for 'he/she' when referring to a non-gender specific person, to be more inclusive.

    As per the following WaPo article, the "American Dialect Society gave the official okay to “they” as a singular, gender-neutral pronoun (instead of “he” or “she”)": https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/style/in-2016-they-became-singular-and-everyone-learned-more-about-gender/2016/12/16/cabcd846-c3b7-11e6-9578-0054287507db_story.html

    48 votes
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  15. Sentence count

    In addition to word count, a counter for the total number of sentences (or if a section is highlighted, the number of sentences in the highlighted section).

    46 votes
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  16. Better copy and paste functionality--when pasting between documents, any footnotes/end notes are lost

    Exactly as the title says. It's frustrating that I can't copy and paste chunks of text with footnotes in Word online like I can in the thick client. This is in Google Chrome, if that makes a difference.

    45 votes
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  17. multiple languages

    The system needs to support multiple languages.

    Ideally Word Online should detect what languages the user is using. When it detects a language other than the system default, it should prompt the user if they want to use the detected language.

    45 votes
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  18. Draw Feature

    You should add the draw feature for Word Online like it is on Word Desktop

    44 votes
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  19. Support .dotx templates in Office 365/Word Online

    Opening a .dotx file in Word Online by default should create a new document based on that template.

    A separate option should be provided to edit the template online.

    44 votes
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  20. Word Art

    If you loved using Word Art and making your work look better, vote for this comment and your wish should be granted!

    44 votes
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