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  1. Glossary

    An automatic function to show a list of words with their explanations. The words you like to have in the glossary you mark with one of the templates. Later you just select to insert a glossary list and then you just have to fill in the definitions. You should be able to print this out as well.

    37 votes
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  2. 36 votes
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  3. Word Art

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

    36 votes
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  4. word count online

    Please add the function of word count to the online version

    35 votes
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  5. put in tabs please :)

    I need tabs fore a school assignment please put them in soon

                     :)
    

    35 votes
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  6. Mail merge added to Word online.

    Mail merge added to Word online.

    35 votes
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  7. When someone sends me a document, let me print it out rather than having to download it and bring it up in Acrobat to print it.

    When someone sends me a document, let me print it out rather than having to download it and bring it up in Acrobat to print it.

    35 votes
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  8. Auto Correct

    Auto Correct should have a button that u can click to change the auto correct options.

    35 votes
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  9. background color change

    I would suggest to improve the online version by adding the "background color" option here as well. I really like the "dark theme" in Word 2016 desktop app. This "white on white" background vs paper really hurts the eyes and e.g. I am discouraged to use the app by such a "stupid thing". But it really hurts my eyes. Thank you for your understanding.
    :)

    35 votes
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  10. Free Word

    You don't have to make everything else free, just word!

    35 votes
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  11. Allow new online documents to be created using custom templates.

    New online documents can be created using templates, but not using custom templates. If a custom template file (*.dotm) is available (either on the client system or on any linked cloud repositories), the online document should be able to be created using that custom template.

    35 votes
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  12. please add an animated Bill Gates to encourage me while I work

    Bill Gates is in the corner of the screen giving me words of encouragement. It would great if he could tell me he loves me and that I'm doing a great job thank you

    34 votes
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  13. Be Google.

    Be Google.

    Problems (only few examples):
    * This is HIGHLY important: A document cannot be stored in MULTIPLE folders. Google solved it with hierarchical labels (tags).
    * Large Google doc (+200 pages) cannot be exported correctly to MS word.
    * The MS Word and Excel online lacks so many important capabilities. I don't want to open the Desktop Word and Excel each time I want to edit the document.
    * Since I have "Edit" credentials, why should I click again to edit, and then wait more till the document opens?
    * I don't see other editor changes in real time.…

    34 votes
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  14. Word Online needs navigation pane in view mode also

    There is no navigation pane available in view mode, and I feel this feature is equally important in view mode to be able to quickly navigate through the document.

    34 votes
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  15. Support inserting horizontal lines

    I would like to be able to insert horizontal lines via the "Insert" ribbon. A secondary improvement would be to support the Word Offline autocorrection of multiple dashes being converted to a horizontal line.

    34 votes
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  16. Make Word free and downloadable on windows

    Look guys some of us need word for school and some of us for work but we all need word SO I was thinking why not have word pre-installed into windows products so that we are able to use word for free and anywhere without having to use the online version.... Word is a tool everyone should have and some of us don't have internet at home but have a laptop for school where there is internet...

    33 votes
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  17. 33 votes
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  18. Feature Parity with Google Docs


    • Retina display support

    • Real-time sync

    • @Mentions in Comments

    • Make Comments editable

    • Comments are associated with a highlighted piece of text/image

    • Suggest Mode for editing

    • Focus on the writing by giving the ability to collapse the tool bar (UI overload right now)

    • ability to edit titles at all times, in real-time

    • Improve image format support

    33 votes
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  19. Auto-Correct Function

    To recognize spelling and grammar errors and correct it.

    33 votes
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  20. 33 votes
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