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  1. I want to deselect the cell which I copied from after pasting. At the moment, to deselect the cell I copied from, I have to hit Esc button.

    I copied data from a cell.
    I click Ctrl V to paste the data onto another cell.
    But right now, I have to hit Esc button to deselect/remove the dotted lines/take away the focus from the originally copied cell. Does this sound right to you??? N O ! ! ! There is a problem.
    Usually, after copying from a cell, you paste the data onto another cell and the original cell which you copied from gets deselected with no dotted lines surrounding the cell. Also, usually after pasted the data onto another cell, if you start typing in another cell,…

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    • Error With Protect Sheets

      The Error was introduced on 08/25/2017 in Office 365 ProPlus Excel 2016 version 1708 (build 8431.2046), as shown below.

      The error occurs when some range of cells as "Unprotected" are selected and this selection is change to “Protect”, making a "Select Locked Cells" and "Select Unlocked Cells" options unchecked, the sheet will be blocked all together. The user can’t click on any cell. However, by right clicking on any cell, the Clear Content option will appear, and clicking on it will clear the cell that was previously unlocked from the protection, losing the data and invalidating the sheet protection. Another…

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      • Fix - Some users lose fill colour formatting when they add a header

        For some users when they add a header to the document and add anything to the header it automatically changes the fill colour display on the rest of the document. When the user closes the header (or switches from page display to normal display) the fill colours show up again. It happens to only some users when everyone is on the same windows (10) and excel version (1708). We tried updating the display driver and ran all the windows updates as well as all the excel updates. I've called Microsoft support and the technician found the same problem on their…

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        • Currency correction for Nigeria from NGN or N to ₦

          Excel is the number one business intelligence tool out there. So with this comes a responsibility to get defaults right. It isn't a coincidence that almost everyone uses Arial and now Calibri as their default font.

          Currency symbols is another one. The Nigerian currency's correct currency symbol is ₦, but this isn't available because there is yet another major error in the regional setting in the control panel.

          Nigeria has about 400 + Languages with three major ones like you have rightly identified (Hausa, Yoruba and Igbo) (Have no idea why Hausa is termed Latin, Nigeria!. Anyway, the issue is,…

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          • Stop Excel from crashing

            Hi, I work in finance and am a heavy excel user. Your useless program crashes daily. I run a modern computer and this should not be happening. Years ago Microsoft fixed the instability of Windows. Why not productivity and decrease my frustration by having Excel be stable, and not crash?

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            • Allow the cursor to go next custom sort category instead of OK

              When using customs sort with more than 1 level, instead of using the TAB key to to the 2 level it goes to OK.

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              • In "Help Menu" Show common errors made or common error messages shown and solutions.

                Show common errors made or common error messages shown and steps to either avoid or solve the issue/error. Ex. (Common errors/ error messages shown when "Adding a data series to a chart in Excel 2016" From there a video or steps to solve that specific issue.

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                • Excel 2016

                  Block a sheet or a book with the 2016 version and when I send it and open it with an older version does not ask for the password.

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                  • corrigez le BUG qui efface les commentaires ds excel, souvent par colonnes entieres , souvent au centre, et souvent quand on supprime une li

                    corrigez le BUG qui supprime les commentaires dans les zones, souvent par colonnes , souvent au centre, et souvent quand on supprime une ligne ou une ligne dans une colonne

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                    • I hate ths

                      How do you have the right to change my open office program to your fucken Excel program with out my permeation and mate it so I can't do anything with my open office progeam

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                      • Autocomplete truncates to 255 characters

                        When using autocomplete, text is truncated to 255 characters

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                          • Support Excel Auto Calculation and Co-authoring together

                            Autosave is disabled in our excel sheets that have auto calculation running throughout different tabs. This also creates an issue where the system has a hard time reconciling perceived differences between the file on the server and the local copy. Nothing can be changed and a merge error will pop up which gives the end user low confidence that their changes are being saved.

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                            • New paste retention breaks ctrl y (redo/repeat)

                              The new copy retention on Excel is great, I can copy something, do work, then paste something without the copy being forgotten.

                              However this breaks redo (ctrl-y) feature, in that if I paste something (ctrl-v), then insert a new line, and then press ctrl-y, I would expect another new line to be entered as my last action, however the paste is repeated.

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                              • Title not showing in File > Open

                                When saving an excel file and adding a Title Attribute to it, it should be visible to the box that opens when I go to File > Open > Browse. As of now, it's not showing the title that I've created rather, it would only show in the Windows Explorer.

                                Please refer to the photos attached.

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                                • Recording macro gives Run-time error '9' Subscript out of range when it is runned (bug in recording macro)

                                  I want to copy an existing sheet, rename it, and make the tab color of the new sheet "No Color". I've recorded a macro to do this, but when I run it, it errors. Run-time error '9' Subscript out of range. Debug highlights this line: .ColorIndex = xlAutomatic

                                  The macro runs fine when this line is changed manually to:
                                  .ColorIndex = xlColorIndexNone

                                  This bug exists in all Excel versions.

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                                  • Office Open XML format - Excel 2016 64-bit bug

                                    The file properties issue is partly fixed (for Word files) on the Office 64-bit version build 16.0.8518.1000 or 16.0.8530.1000 or 16.0.8431.2079. For Excel 2016 (64-bit) the file properties bug is still not fixed for the file formats .xlsx .xlsb and .xlsm. You will get an interface error 0x80004002, see screenshot.

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                                    • make it so that when i purchase this product that it will actually work.

                                      make it so that when i purchase this product that it will actually work.

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                                      • Fix issue with saving HTML pages out of Excel

                                        I like to publish simple HTML files out of Excel, but any time I do with these new builds, Excel stops working and crashes, any time I hit the publish button, saving a selection as a web page.

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