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  1. 190 votes
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    • Voice writing.

      I think Microsoft word online should have a voice system of writing, like google voice search.

      100 votes
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      • Allow an option for speech-to-text.

        Instead of wasting time typing, allow people to talk into the mic and their words turn into text.

        67 votes
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        • Enable review mode

          Make the review mode (track changes etc) similar to the desktop version available. It is a pain to review files using word online. Google's suggestion mode in Drive is just so much easier than your solution.

          34 votes
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          • Translation service inside Office Online Apps

            I recommend that Office Online (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, etc) have the same translation capabilities as the Desktop version (See https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Translate-text-in-a-different-language-287380E4-A56C-48A1-9977-F2DCA89CE93F)

            16 votes
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            • 29 votes
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              • password protected files

                Please add the ability to open password protected word files

                52 votes
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                • Add ability to edit Microsoft Word forms in Word Online

                  Creating a fillable form template document content type on Office 365 SharePoint does not allow you to fill the form using Word Online. Allowing this would mean the ability to automatically fill out forms using metadata columns from SharePoint.

                  42 votes
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                  • Shareable links that only allow commenting and not editing

                    An option for allowing only comments (not editing the document itself) would make collaboration much easier without having to worry about changes to the document.

                    22 votes
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                    • they need to get word art that shows all the stuff and fonts like they do on a normal word ducument.

                      word art needs to be added to word online cause whenever i go to make my heading or title pretty it looks bad cause there is no word art like the actual colourful pretty and cool looking ones. so add them into word online and people will like it more and use it more often

                      46 votes
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                      • bing bong

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                        26 votes
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                        • Word Online should offer more fonts.

                          Word Online has many of the features Microsoft Word itself offers, but Word Online could at least add more fonts to the online version. Other than that, this seems like a complete replica of Word itself(other than a few bugs and no synonym suggestions)!- Nugget

                          15 votes
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                          • move photos

                            let us move photos and go all the to the edge

                            30 votes
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                            • 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.

                              16 votes
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                              • adding in a thesaurus or synonym. I love Word Online but I need the thesaurus and synonym search at my fingertips.

                                Adding in a thesaurus or synonym option. I love Word Onine but I need these at my fingertips for ease of doing a document.

                                28 votes
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                                • text boxes

                                  text boxes in word online not only the other one

                                  28 votes
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                                  • Buena

                                    Buena

                                    11 votes
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                                    • it's my document. it's me, it's not other people !!!!

                                      it's me and my document, please let my make changes !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

                                      21 votes
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                                      • Provide a method to go from Word Online view to a SharePoint Library view with the current file selected

                                        When Viewing a doc in Word Online you can already click a link in the top black ribbon to take you to the SharePoint Library where the file is stored. It would be a major improvement if the file you had been viewing was selected in the Library.

                                        5 votes
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                                        • The time printed stamp inserted in my footnote uses PDT time zone ( I think ). I need the ability to set a time zone for Word Online.

                                          The time printed stamp inserted in my footnote uses PDT time zone ( I think ). I need the ability to set a time zone for Word Online.

                                          14 votes
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