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  1. MPOC - Can I get an add in for 365 pro?

    I really need to move points on charts.
    Can this function be added to excel 365 pro?

    5 votes
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  2. "Block macros from running in Office files from the Internet" causing operational issues.

    "User Configuration > Administrative Templates > MS Excel 2016 > Excel Options > Security > Trust Center > Block macros from running in Office files from the Internet" is causing operational issues for the org I work for.

    Probably it should not be in Microsoft security baseline until it works as expected.
    It blocks macros for files that are opened from Trusted or Intranet sites. Another interesting finding is that it seems like this GPO will block macros in files saved and launched from INetCache folder, the folder where IE11 stores temp Internet files. Trusted or Intranet sites can store…

    2 votes
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  3. Please add power pivot option for Microsoft Office Home and Student 2016

    Please add power pivot for Microsoft Office Home and Student 2016. It would be much helpful

    1 vote
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  4. MPOC - Can I get an add in for 365 pro?

    I really need to move points on charts.
    Can this function be added to excel 365 pro?

    3 votes
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  5. Add volatile functions to Inquire Workbook Analysis

    Please add to the Workbook Analysis a report on any volatile functions found in the workbook and their cell locations. It would be very helpful when trying to debug and re-factor slow and complex workbooks.

    2 votes
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  6. Followhyperlink event to trigger with Hyperlink() function

    Have the Hyperlink function trigger the followhyperlink event.

    1 vote
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  7. Make more efficient object collections and cell format operations in VBA

    VBA Excel user objects are so slow, that i have to mimic it with my own procedures managing user data types, and it speeds up a process by times! Fix it somewhen, please!
    Similar situation with cell formatting. Why it's so slow? And more of it - I just can't copy/paste the pattern of different formatting on several cells at once? and some time ago had to spend a lot of tyme to resolve this problem with optimization tricks in VBA/

    2 votes
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  8. 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.

    1 vote
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  9. Offline Help for office 365 version

    How is possible that your latest version is not the best? Offline help is key for the Office 365 Excel version. Also if you didn´t have it just say that is not avaible. You made me lost precious time

    2 votes
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  10. Spell out Number with Currency

    Can excel have an add-in that spell-out number from figure and selection of currency name like sample
    123 - One Hundred Twenty Three
    $123 - One Hundred Twenty Three Dollar
    $123.01 - One Hundred Twenty Three Dollar and 1/100
    P32.09 - Thrirty Two Pesos and 9/100

    3 votes
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  11. Disabeling Calculate; norma, page layout & page break Preview on task bar at the bottom.

    I suggest Disabling Calculate; normal, page layout & page break Preview on task bar at the bottom. Allow the user to make any of the options, their default view, but only for the active workbook.

    1 vote
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  12. Be able to use SQL directly on Excel Tables

    Excel Tables are great, but they would be super is you could use SQL on them directly (like a range or worksheet). Select, Join, Insert, etc.

    3 votes
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  13. Have a feature that will auto send an email of your excel worksheet through outlook to coworkers at set times when the spreadsheet is runnin

    Allow you to auto send emails at set times while a spreadsheet is open from excel through outlook to your coworkers.

    2 votes
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  14. Make Personal Macro Workbook sync across O365 when logged in as same user

    When a user creates a macro in their Personal Macro Workbook, in the Office 365 Desktop version, make this available to them on any machine where they are using the Office 365 Desktop version of Excel.

    The simplest way to achieve this would probably be to simply store the Personal Macro Workbook in a hidden folder in their OneDrive Sync folder so the existing OneDrive Sync will keep all machines in sync.

    1 vote
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  15. More vba events

    VBA events are extremely powerful but currently they are seriously lacking! If the Excel team went through and exposed more events VBA would a lot easier to manage for complex applications.

    Events to expose:
    * Row and column insertion
    * Table specific events:
    Table - Insert_Row
    Table - InsertColumn
    ** Table - Cell
    Change
    Table - On Filter
    Table - On Filter button click
    * Chart events!
    Chart - On Mouse Down
    Chart - On chart object select
    Chart - On chart resize
    * Shape events
    On shape resize
    On shape click
    * Comment events
    On Comment Edited
    On

    19 votes
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  16. Modernise VBA Class Syntax

    Writing Classes in VBA makes me ….. nervous. Any improvement would please me already ;-(

    Why is VBA developing so viscously? Millions of VBA programmers but no further development of the language, is somehow strange I would say.

    6 votes
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  17. 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…

    1 vote
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  18. Allow form focus to break out of cell editing

    If you have a VBA modeless form up and you double click on a cell to start editing, the form is "dead" until the user gets out of the editing mode. It should exit the edit mode just like clicking on a different cell would. Users keep reporting this as a bug in macro code.

    1 vote
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  19. 34 votes
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  20. Inventory data sheet

    I want to multiply data in column c by data in column d and have the formulas decend down the table without having to type in the formula in each cell
    so I can create an inventory sheet

    1 vote
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