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  1. Auto recovery Word file

    How to recover a Word File ?

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  2. Word Count on the Home Scrren

    When you click in the Documents folder, you are brought to your list of documents. It would be nice to simply hover your mouse over the documents and have the word count appear. It would be a lot easier than clicking on each individual document to add up your word count.

    I use Word Online to write my novels and like to check on my word count from time to time, which is no easy task when you have several documents with several chapters.
    Just a suggestion :) Please Vote if you would like this feature, too :D

    3 votes
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  3. 1 vote
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  4. 2 votes
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  5. Microsoft Admins need to include instructions when resolving/closing a case

    I recently voted that Microsoft Word 2016 returns the double-space-after-period' style feature. Surprisingly, you did! I was grateful to receive the "Completed" status update email, but now I've wasted the last hour looking for instructions on how to activate the feature. It's highly unlikely that I'm the only one. Admins, I'm certain you were happy to resolve a case. Thank you for your hard work, but bosses, please make it a requirement that admins add how-to steps and instructions when they add or re-activate a feature. Thanks in advance. Here is the link for reference:

    https://word.uservoice.com/forums/304924-word-for-windows-desktop-application/suggestions/10009743-bring-back-the-valuable-style-checking-tools-that?tracking_code=4abb2f20c93a7f30a04d3385f1262201

    2 votes
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  6. Word for IOS add Citations function

    Word for iOS is useful in schools, when more advanced features like Citations are not needed. To enable use by the whole school, it would be beneficial for Citations to be entered in Word for iOS as part of the construction phase of assignment writing.

    3 votes
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  7. 1 vote
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  8. when i download attachments it is keep scaning it and it never open.please advise what to do

    when i download attachments it is keep scanning it and it never opens. Please advise what to do

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  9. Bigger previews of templates in word.

    I can only see a small thumbnail of the resume templates so i have to open & then close it if it's not what I want. That take a lot of valuable time and just doesn't make sense.

    3 votes
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  10. When sharing a document with someone please make it so we can both work on it together and that we can see what people are typing on it

    When sharing a document with someone please make it so we can both work on it together and that we can see what people are typing on it

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  11. 6 votes
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  12. 1 vote
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  13. Allow easier document editing in one drive, also a rotate option for documents.

    I would like to edit documents without moving them to one note. Also, I'd like rod rotate documents that are scanned in. Other than that this system is working extremely well.

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  14. When you do a search for service delivery standard, it only shows you that month, not previous ones .

    When you do a search for service delivery standard, it only shows you that month, not previous ones . It would be helpful to se previous ones.

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  15. 1 vote
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  16. We should also provide the customize view

    if someone want to disable download and fullscreen options then user should able to remove those option when he right click on viewer box.

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  17. View mode should show edits in real time

    We can see real time changes in Edit mode mode, but the only way for a View mode user to see changes is to close and reopen the document. All changes should be available in real time.

    7 votes
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  18. Add character count to status bar

    In the age of content creation with Word dominating the market, everyone can agree that character count is often more important than word count. And it's a pain in the neck having to click word count 500 times when you're writing just to keep checking the character count...

    It begs the question - what are bloggers and hired writers using to write short- and medium-form content? Surely there are any number of use cases that require a large percentage of writers to use character count, such as myself and many others who've had this question, including proofreaders, people who create…

    8 votes
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  19. 1 vote
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  20. web layout

    Add web layout view to Online reading view. I find it ironic, and dissappointing, that you can't get web layout in a web browser.

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