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  1. ASC statement: If ASC(CHAR)>97 and ASC(CHAR) <122 THEN – doesn’t work

    ASC statement in EXCEL VBA_365, doesn’t work.

    Dim CHAR As String ‘’’ (One character String variable)
    If ASC(CHAR)>97 and ASC(CHAR) <122 THEN ... – doesn’t work.

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  2. kindly include data mining add ins in the all versions of excel

    include data mining add-ins in all versions of excel

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  3. Create reading layout addin

    Create reading layout addin

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  5. SaveCopyAs

    Workbook.SaveCopyAs works only for the Old Excel Formats (<=2003)
    Does not work for .xlsx, ,xlsm, .xlsb

    Please upgrade to this to work for New Excel Formats (>=2007)

    Sam

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  6. Encoding of a string value

    My problem is: I am getting Hungarian text from a textbox of a userform. If the text has some special Hungarian characters, like á, é, Ő, Ű, etc and I print out this string, I can not use it with another program, which expects encoding UTF-8
    Can I somehow change the encoding of a string value in a VBA macro?
    (I am using Office 365 on Windows 7 and Windows 10 operating system)

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  7. Behavior of active cell during macro recording and macro execution are different especially when I use End(xlup etc.).

    Active cell wont move when manually select a range using control-shift-xlup or other cursor keys. For example when we select a range from down-right corner to the top-left corner using control-shift-xlup and control-shift-xlleft, active cell is still at the down-right corner. While active cell seems to move to the top-left corner when we execute the same key sequences during a macro.
    Thus it is difficult to reproduce the same behavior by using "Record macro".

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  8. Suppress Autoopen Macro by holding Shift Key

    Legacy versions of Excel (i.e. those prior to Office 365) enabled you to suppress Autoopen macros from deploying by holding the SHIFT key when opening the corresponding Excel workbooks. This functionality appears to have been lost in Office 365, as holding SHIFT when opening an .xlsm file does not stop the Autoopen macro from running.

    Please can you reinstate this, as its absence feels more like an error or omission than anything else. Thank you ! :)

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  9. There is an annoying bug in microsoft excel vba, when using sendkeys, Numlock turns on! Please fix this bug

    There is an annoying bug in microsoft excel vba, when using sendkeys, Numlock turns on! Please fix this bug

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  10. Porqué no esta disponible en Excel 2016 o mayores la función de month view calendar. ¿Cómo puede sustituir esta función?

    Es necesario que la propiedad de month view calendar se encuentra disponible en versiones de EXCEL mayores al 2013, ya que facilita la selección de fechas validas. Cómo puedo sustituir esta propiedad en una macro de excel?

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  11. Reference Comments (NKA Notes) in VBA by name rather than index

    Currently you can only reference comments in vba by their index number, if you know them. There is no known way to determine the comment index number by vba but maybe through a for-next loop searching the text for a known piece. It is possible to name a comment(shape). Since comments do not always get created by the same order or are in the same place, inserting data above or to left e.g., allow the comment to be selected/manipulated by it's shape name.

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  12. I want you to have an add-in for the Office 365 Excel-enabled Zip Code Conversion Wizard.

    Previously Excel Add-ins: You could use the Zip Code Conversion Wizard to bulk convert, but Office 365 Excel is out of system requirements and want a compatible add-in.

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    Office 365 Excel 対応の郵便番号変換ウィザードのアドインを用意してほしい。

    内容
    以前は Excel アドイン: 郵便番号変換ウィザードを利用して一括変換することが可能だったが、Office 365 Excel はシステム要件外のため、対応したアドインを用意してほしい。

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  13. Fix macro glitch in excel

    My corporate computer was recently switched to Office 2019. Excel was opening just fine for me until I created a macro - now I'm getting a notification "personal.xlsb is locked for editing". I've tried the "share" option which allows me to unhide my personal file and enable my macro, however, upon closing and reopening excel, I get the same error message and have to go back and do this process again to enable the macro. There has to be a fix for this - I shouldn't have to go through this process every time.

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  14. Add an Automatic Open, Refresh, Save and close feature instead of having to go through batch files and power shell

    Add an Automatic Open, Refresh, Save and close feature instead of having to go through batch files and power shell

    It could be a Automation button that Schedules a Refresh of all the Data and Macros in an excel sheet then closes it

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  15. Providing 64-bit version of MSDAORA driver

    A strategic customer is facing a compatibility issue in using their LOB excel Macro after upgrading from Windows 7 and Office 2010 32-bit to Windows 10 1709 and Office 2016 64-bit.
    The macro is unable to connect to an Oracle database as there is no available 64-bit MSDAORA driver

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  16. Excel 365, home; windows 10 pro x64 - In EXCEL 365 VBA code, the statement "Application.ScreenUpdating = False" fail to operate in some VBA

    In EXCEL 365 VBA code, the statement "Application.ScreenUpdating = False" fail to operate in some VBA subroutines and macros. With "Application.ScreenUpdating = True" the execution is dramaticaly slowed down. Please help.

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  17. VBA doesn't check the maximum text line length when importing a module

    VBA doesn't check the maximum length of every text line when importing a module (.bas file). This can cause an issue when saving the VBA project inside VBA when the text line of the .bas file is higher then allowed, which can lead at the end to a full crash of Excel. This is a major issue.

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  18. Followhyperlink event to trigger with Hyperlink() function

    Have the Hyperlink function trigger the followhyperlink event.

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  19. VBA histogram bin

    Please make the number of bins and bin width for histograms open to VBA. I can read the values, but I can't change them. I want to create a macro that allows me to use a spinner so I can adjust the number of bins or the bin width.

    I am working with statistics and need to be able to quickly adjust these numbers for students.

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  20. Provide Within parameter for Range.Replace method

    VBA Range.Replace method applies the current Within (Workbook) setting of the Find/Replace dialog box even though an explicit range of workbook.sheet.cells is provided to the method. The desire is to replace only within the scoped range, not across all sheets of a workbook. Although the VBA can be coded to first execute a benign Range.Find instruction which "magically, without the option to indicate" resets the Within property value to Sheet, the responsibility of having to do so should not be necessary. The Range.Replace method should provide for a Within parameter and stick to the range of Sheet or Workbook according…

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