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  1. A New Type of Macro: Command and Keystroke Sequences

    I would like to propose a new way to add automation in Excel apps that (a) does not require VBA and (b) does not clear the undo stack. To avoid confusing this approach with VBA macros, let's call them "Sequences" for now.

    The idea would be to create, name, and assign a shortcut key or custom QAT command button to a "Sequence" that is defined as a series of built-in Excel commands and/or key strokes.

    This type of feature for recording command or operation or "Action" sequences can also be found in other software (a certain popular photo editor, for…

    3 votes
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  2. Removing Addins

    It would be nice if Addins that have been added could be removed again.

    2 votes
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  3. 11 votes
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  4. Support UDF(User Defined Function) in Excel Online

    Without supporting UDF (User Defined Function) in Excel online, this service is pretty useless for any professional Excel users or any corporate environments where Excel VBA, Macros, Add-Ins are widely used.
    And, do not forgot, Google Spreadsheet already has it. A lot of people think UDF+Macro are the main advantages Excel Desktop version really has.

    81 votes
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  5. Online scripting language

    Include a scripting language on the online version in the same way that Google sheets does. The ability to automate excel on the desktop version via VBA is where the real power of excel is, the online version is therefore significantly handicapped by the lack of any scripting language. Power users need the ability to automate spreadsheet tasks.

    136 votes
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  6. 5 votes
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  7. Add Data Validation to Excel API

    Add a method and properties to set Data Validation in a Range

    11 votes
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  8. 2 votes
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  9. 1 vote
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    Can you please add a more descriptive title, as well as a description of what your idea is (if it’s a Feature in Windows/Mac Excel, please describe the feature).

    Thanks!
    Dan [MS]

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