Microsoft has shown off performance improvements for Excel on the web, with faster workbook loading, scrolling, selection, navigation and cell modification.
While there are other options, like Google Sheets and Apple Numbers, Microsoft’s Excel remains the dominant spreadsheet program today.
Excel for the web has just gained a host of productivity improvements that focus on opening workbooks, scrolling through them and manipulating cells.
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According to Microsoft, loading a new Excel workbook should be much faster now and make for a zippy experience when working with numbers in Excel on the web.
Microsoft has also set its engineers on scrolling, a long-running complaint among macOS users who like to use Excel online.
“Scrolling is a fundamental part of working in Excel. Now, even in incredibly complex sheets, scrolling is smooth and fast,” Microsoft says.
Cell selection should also be improved with the