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  1. let edit

    you should let us edit on the document without downloading it

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  2. I cant email my contacts is rediculus

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    4 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for your feedback. You can share your Word Online documents with your contacts by clicking on the Share button on the top right hand side of the website and entering your contact name in To field of the share popup. Let us know if this doesn’t resolve your issue.

  3. copy paste cut

    i would like you to allow us to copy paste and cut on documents

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    Thanks for your feedback. Word Online allows for copy and pasting document content in both our viewer and editor. Can you give us more details on the scenario this is not working for you?

  4. ONLINE WORD COPY IMAGE FROM ONLINE

    Please make it do you can place image links in word so you dont have to go download it then insert it. Sometimes bing images is not relevant or not what im looking for.

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    Correct. The online picture selector allows you to search for images from the web via the Bing search engine. If you would like to use a different search engine or online photo site, you can open a different tab on your browser and copy/paste the image from there.

    I’ll mark this suggestion as completed for now, but please let us know if you have any other questions/feedback about this feature.

  5. Create MLA Format

    Word has options for header/footer etc. I think having an MLA format layout would be great, and very easy. It would also be helpful for students who are learning how to type in this format.

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    Thanks for your feedback. You can create new documents in the MLA format by going to the File menu, selecting New and then selecting the ‘MLA style paper’ template.

    Let us know if this doesn’t answer your question.

  6. Fix

    You guys should at least put the word counter back. =]

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    Thanks for your feedback. Word Online already offers a word counting feature at the bottom left of the window.

    Let us know if this doesn’t resolve your issue.

  7. 1 vote

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    Thanks for your feedback. Word Online already has a word counter on the bottom left of the page. Let us know if this is not the functionality you’re looking for.

  8. make a spell check please

    it would make it really easy

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    Thanks for your feedback. Spell checking is already part of the Word Online product. It shows up automatically as red squiggle lines under a misspelled words, and can be invoked manually from the ‘review’ tab on the ribbon.

    Let us know if this doesn’t resolve your issue.

  9. Duplicate and rename files within browser

    I would like to be able to duplicate a file e.g. a word or excel file and rename it right within the browser. This is a great feature of Google Docs

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    Thanks for your feedback. You should be able to rename and save a copy of your Word Online document by going to the File menu and selecting Save As.

    Let us know if this doesn’t resolve your issue.

  10. Word Online Problem

    When I use Word Online I always seem to make a mistake and there is no undo button. I just wish there were one so I could at least undo the mistakes I make. Thanks!

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    Thanks for your feedback. Word Online has an Undo button as the first button on the Home ribbon. You can also invoke Undo by holding the Ctrl key on your keyboard and then hitting the Z key.

    Let us know if this doesn’t resolve your issue.

  11. custom symbols

    on edit to have a costume symbol

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    Thanks for your feedback. You should be able to copy and paste a text symbol you want to insert into your Word Online document. Select the symbol you want to insert and either right-click on it to select Copy or hit Ctrl+C, then click on your Word Online document at the location you want to insert it, and either right-click and select Paste or hit Ctrl+V.

    Let us know if this doesn’t solve your issue.

  12. Make word free for windows only

    make word free for windows only

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    Thanks for your feedback. Word Online is our free document authoring tool that gives you the ease of use and key features of the Word application on the web. You can get started by going to office.com.

    Let us know if this doesn’t address your issue.

  13. 2 things 1one make it so the first letter in a sentence will be automaticlly capitallized

    and to make it so the spell check checcks all words so u dont have to reclick and reclick. thats all other than that i am happy with it

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    Thanks for your suggestion. Both of these features are already available on Word Online. When you start a new sentence the first letter of the word should be capitalized for you automatically. When a word is misspelled, you should automatically see a red squiggle under it, if you righ-click on the word, it will provide you with any available suggested corrections.

    Let us know if this doesn’t resolve your issue.

  14. more comic sans

    cosmic sans ms is the best but we need more of it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Thanks for your feedback. Comic Sans font is already available in Word Online, you can select it via the Fonts menu in the Home ribbon.

    Let us know if this doesn’t resolve your issue.

  15. again please tell me how to make 1/2 a fraction nobody bothered to help me

    i tried to find out how to put fraction option on as its not in the manual for word 11 it used to be an automatic function some moron made it optional

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    Thanks for your feedback. In order to write a 1/2 fraction you can simply type it in, Word Online will automatically covert it to a fraction format.

    Let us know if this doesn’t resolve your issue.

  16. I want to be able to e-mail my word document

    I want to be able to e-mail my document to my friend so she could print it cause my printer wasn't working and word didn't have an e-mail option, it only had a share option which didn't help me!!! :(

    38 votes

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    6 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the feedback. When you share your document, you can specify who you’d like to share it with by entering their email address. They will then receive an email with a link to your document they can use to open it and print it for you.

    Let us know if this doesn’t resolve your issue.

  17. 127 votes

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  18. Add a save to computer option

    Allow us to save to computer or a flash drive so we can edit them easily anywhere even if there is no internet access

    16 votes

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    Thank you for your feedback. Word Online now allows you to save a copy of your document to your computer. Simply select Save As from the File menu and click on Download a Copy.

    Let us know if this doesn’t solve your issue.

  19. picture rotation

    please make a feature for work to rotate window or picture in window

    20 votes

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  20. saving work onto a memory stick

    that although its already saving it for you as you're going along that you're still able to save it on a memory stick to take to school/work etc

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