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  1. 打开excel文件时全部是一片灰色,没有内容,无法编辑。when openning a xlsx file, all the interface,content and buttons were grey, which is really annoying

    打开excel文件时全部是一片灰色,没有内容,无法编辑。when openning a xlsx file, all the interface,content and buttons were grey, which is really annoying

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  2. Exiting excel and saving

    When exiting excel without saved progress, in the window "Do you want to save?" buttons could be more separated with clear indication on what action user would wanna take, right now they are right next to each other which makes the process prone to miss clicking/misreading.

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  3. HAVE A WAY TO TURN OFF TURN OFF TURN OFF AUTOSAVE i DO NOT WANT IT AND IF i COULD WOULD DROP THE TOOL ENTIRELY BUT IT IS A COMPANY STANDARD

    HAVE AN OPTION TO TURN OFF AUTOSAVE PERMANENTLY . HAVING THIS BEING ALWAYS ON WITH NO WAT OF CHANGING THE DEFAULT IS A SERIOUS BUG IN THE PROGRAM. THIS NEEDS TO BE FIXED ASAP.

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  5. Auto-save & Resume on PC Restart without blocking PC restart

    Windows Update restarts suggest a good time to restart PC. When I do so, I get a horrible Office experience that wants me to File|Save many draft excel files that I have open for ad hoc analysis. My intention is not to save them but I am forced by OS to pause and resume the work. I wish Office would just terminate, allow reboot and resume without the multiple dialogs. I have all the memory, storage, etc. on the machine for Excel/Office to not be hindrance in my PC mandatory reboot cycle.

    Mobile apps (including Office) handle a phone/tablet more…

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  7. when saving files whenever "not responding" appears, highlight or show reason for such with explanation of how to prevent such!

    "not responding'" - only when saving files is harassing me on many files, reason(s) unknown... can last on average about 10-20 seconds but have had 1 instance where shutdown was required for alleviation.

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  8. why isnt my excell sheet not working?

    doing a save as for my billing

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  9. Make the "Copy Of" function for Excel 2019 onward an opt out.

    Make the "Copy Of" function for Excel 2019 onward an opt out.

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  10. Fix "Default Programs" and extension associations

    If I want CSV to default to Excel, I cannot set this in the Options menu any more. It says "To change your default apps, go to Settings>Apps>Default apps.

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  11. I would be good to add Teams files in "Open" menu

    I would be good to add Teams files in "Open" menu

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  12. could you please provide automatic workbook backup generation functionality a per file basis

    objective: enable automated backup for sensitive files

    such a possibility should be enabled on the options menu, on a per workbook / file basis. User should be able to select the frequency of backup

    when active, Excel would automatically copy the existing file as a new, separate file on the user-defined frequency.

    see the "password safe" application (https://pwsafe.org/ - 'options' menu, 'backups' tab) for a sample implementation

    thanks

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  13. Enable ability to Reject or Delete Shared Workbooks

    Someone shared a workbook with me that I no longer want. Excel should include the ability to either hide or reject (and forever remove) a workbook shared with me.
    Additionally, the email address of the user that shared the workbook should be available to see.

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  14. Clicking on a macro originating from another file ...

    the originating file opens and asks for confirmation about the links. After that, it stays there, and you still have to choose the file you were working on.

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  15. Hello. Allow users to open more than one file in the same workbook for Excel 2016 for Windows 10. Not a separate workbook per file.

    Hello. Allow users to open more than one file in the same workbook in Excel 2016 for Windows 10. Not a separate workbook per file.
    Not helpful for toggling.
    Why was this discontinued in Excel 2013 ?

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  16. Remove or make optional your "Copy of" when saving my excel worksheet.

    Make the Copy of function an option not a no choice in the renaming of my file every time I save my file. Also, when opening excel for the first time, make it an option to open on a blank workbook. Excel 2019 is a disaster with these not made as options and a waste of my time having to work around them.

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  17. I work on excel files with tons of data in multiple sheets, there should be a way to open sheets from one file in a new tap to view at once

    I work on excel files with tons of data in multiple sheets, there should be a way to open sheets from one file in a new tap to view at once

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  18. Have Excel AutoRecover in the background (if given the opportunity), rather than waiting to disrupt your flow upon regaining focus

    Excel seems to trigger an autorecover as soon as it regains focus. This seems quite stupid and disruptive given the amount of time in the background it could do this housekeeping - why wait until the user reactivates the window to immediately freeze up and do an autorecover? Thanks!

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  19. Multiple Backups

    More and more I'm opening my files with my macros and getting "missing library" or even worse, not being able to recover the coding.

    I finally did a macro to replace the "backup of" system excel uses:

    It keeps a big number of backup versions using this format (I use a variable inside the macro. Right now is 12). I will end with 12 backups, and they will be recycle, one by one:
    AUTORECOVER-1-file name.XLSB
    AUTORECOVER-2-file name.XLSB
    AUTORECOVER-3-file name.XLSB
    .
    .
    .
    AUTORECOVER-12-file name.XLSB

    Macro

    Sub BACKUPSYSTEM()
    ' ---------------------------------------------
    XNUM
    OF_BACKUPS = 12

    XFOLDER = UCase(ActiveWorkbook.Path)
    XWORKBOOK = UCase(ActiveWorkbook.Name)

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