Webinar: The latest features in Excel Online

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Have you ever wanted to see someone else’s changes in a workbook right away, without refreshing or saving? Have you ever wanted to keep some cells locked and keep others editable in Excel Online?

Note: Excel Web App is now called Excel Online.

We’ll go step by step to demonstrate the latest and greatest features that Excel Online has to offer.  (Reordering sheets, anyone?) Plus, we’ll have members of the Excel product team online, to answer any of your burning questions.

Click the link below or go to for more information on how to join the series.

What you will learn

  • How to see other people’s changes immediately as they’re being typed (also known as real time collaboration or coauthoring).
  • How to make certain cells editable, and other cells not editable.
  • How to quickly see sums, averages and counts without typing formulas.
  • How to reorder sheets.
  • How to rename a workbook without leaving Excel Online.
  • How to start a new blank workbook without leaving Excel Online.

References for this webinar

–Dave Ludwig

  1. I´ve been playing with real-time co-authoring. Something to fix: when a user apply a filter, it is applied to all the users working on the file.

  2. Dave Ludwig User">

    Following up on a question brought up in the webinar: What kind of external data connections are supported in the Excel Web App. Here is some information regarding that in Office 365: Use external data in workbooks in SharePoint Online (

    TechNet: Data sources supported for workbooks in SharePoint Online (

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