Microsoft is reportedly planning to update its Web-based Office Online suite.
The move will narrow Office Online's features gap with the main Office 365 and Office 2013 suites installed on users' devices, PC World reports.
Following the update, users will be free to shuttle between Office Online and the desktop.
Kaberi Chowdhury, an Office Online technical product manager, in a blog post that the company knows that users want features that allow them to move as seamlessly as possible between Office Online and the desktop.
Meanwhile, improvements to Excel Online include the ability to insert new comments, edit and delete existing comments, and properly open and edit spreadsheets that contain Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) code , the report adds.