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  1. Make sum and average total display at the bottom clickable

    As it said in the title - by clicking on that area (on screenshot) those values will be copied to your clipboard and you will be able to paste them in different cell.

    85 votes

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  2. A Better Spell Checking in Excel

    🇺🇸 A good spell checker is important in any software. In Microsoft Word, it's a classic. In the modern web browsers, the dictionaries are there to help us write better as we type.

    Excel should have the same ability to highlight our errors, as shown in the image:


    🇧🇷 Um bom verificador ortográfico é importante em qualquer software. No Microsoft Word, é um clássico. Nos navegadores da web modernos, os dicionários estão lá para nos ajudar a escrever melhor à medida que digitamos.

    O Excel deveria ter a mesma capacidade de destacar nossos erros, como mostrado na imagem:

    72 votes

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  3. Feature to Undo when you delete a sheet within Excel.

    When I have already done some work and i delete a sheet in my workbook i am not able to undo and retrieve it back.
    Need a feature that can enable this

    23 votes

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  4. There is No direct command for clearing the Data Validation on the Ribbon

    Everyone is using Data Validation in Excel for simple or complex projects. However if you decide to clear your data validation rules there is No direct command on the ribbon to do that: So you have to go to the Data Tab >> Open the data Validation dialog box >> Click on Clear All >> Close the dialog Box.
    My suggestion is to integrate this functionality with the Data Validation button in the ribbon (as explained in the attached Graphic) which will enable the user with a click to either clear Data Validation from a selected range or from the…

    38 votes

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  5. Corrigir descrição da opção "Remover Duplicatas" no Microsoft Excel

    Corrigir descrição da opção "Remover Duplicatas" no Microsoft Excel

    No caminho Dados>Ferramentas de Dados temos a opção "Remover Duplicatas".

    "Duplicatas" no Comércio significa: "título de crédito nominativo pelo qual o comprador fica obrigado a pagar, em determinada data, a quantia correspondente à fatura de mercadoria vendida a prazo."

    Ao deixarmos o mouse na opção já aparece "Duplicatas" que está errado por fazer confusão ao comercio, e no texto em seu "balão" aparece como "Duplicadas", onde o seu único significado é "que ou o que se duplicou; que foi copiado por uso de artefato próprio ou manuscrito (diz-se de documento ou…

    115 votes

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  6. Improving 'Refers to' Navigation in Name Manager's New Name dialog

    An accepted issue for many years, the 'Refers to:' box in the 'New Name' dialog is troublesome when you wish to edit or move within this box using the arrow keys. This is because the cell references change instead.

    Given LAMBDA is going to use this interface, and the formulae may be long (pointed out by fellow MVP Oz du Soleil), isn't it time this were fixed?

    This issue catches us all out from time to time and I struggle to see the benefit of using the arrow keys to change the cell references here.

    9 votes

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  7. When removing a filter from a column ... Keep the actual selected line AND DONT GO ROW 1 !!!!!!

    It's so dumb, no need for description .. but well after 25 or more versions of excel ...
    So you filter a column, and you find the line with the data you want, you select the cell/row you want, and go in the menu and remove the filter .... TADA excel unselects the line you wanted and goes back to row 1 !
    really sad :(

    3 votes

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  8. STOP MOVING THE FUCKING_VIEW WHEN THE CELL BORDER IS MOUSE CLICKED ON. IT IS REALLY ANNOYING YOU PUKES AT MICROSOFT.

    STOP MOVING THE FUCKINGVIEW WHEN THE CELL BORDER IS MOUSE CLICKED ON. IT IS REALLY ANNOYING YOU PUKES AT MICROSOFT. FUCKYOUYOU FUCKINGMICROSOFT_BITCHES.

    10 votes

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  9. Get rid of cross workbook history

    If I have two workbooks open but a single workbook focused, don't share the change history between the workbooks. I don't want to undo the workbook I don't have focused. Why would this ever be an expected behavior when change history is usually tied to the desktop window and not to some shared process in the background?

    3 votes

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  10. Separate Excel windows shall not share an UNDO buffer.

    Sorry Microsoft, but you really blew it in the 2016 update. Separate Excel windows used to be separate Excel windows. Now they share the same buffers for Undo, copy/paste, and highlighting. This is really limiting when working comparatively on two spreadsheets.

    36 votes

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  11. reinstall the "change case" button to convert lower case to upper case, upper case to lower case, etc.

    reinstall the "change case" button to convert lower case to upper case, upper case to lower case, etc.

    10 votes

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  12. Paste Special - Formulas without Adjusting References

    There should be a Paste Special option to paste formulas without updating relative references.

    43 votes

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  13. When we start typing text into a cell, please allowed us to use the Back Arrow key. (i.e. please put us into Edit Mode without the F2 key!)

    Hello

    When I start typing text into any empty cell in Excel (without first hitting F2) I want to be taken into full-on "Edit Mode".

    This would mean that when I hit the Back Arrow [probably because I have made a mistake in the text that I am trying to enter] I would NOT have my text to be submitted into my spreadsheet so that Excel can put into the CELL on the left of where I am.

    No other applications behave like Excel. I find it very, VERY annoying.
    Yes, I know I could remember to press F2 first…

    11 votes

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  14. Money in Excel adding subcategories

    every time I try and add a subcategory - for example - auto insurance I get

    Category changes not saved
    There was an issue saving your changes. Please try again.

    I've tried entering it under the category Auto and Bills; neither will allow me to add the subcategory. This is not just for this example. this happens EVERY TIME I TRY AND ADD ONE. ITS ANNOYING AND NEEDS TO BE FIXED

    2 votes

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  15. Option to exclude change of zoom level from undo/redo

    When working on large sheets I often make a change and then zoom out see the effects its had, maybe zoom in on a different area, repeat... and then to undo the single actual change to sheet I have to undo several times.
    Undoing a zoom seems like a completely useless feature anyway when its so easy to just readjust the zoom the normal way.

    2 votes

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  16. Remove excess tab symbols from an Excel Spreadsheet

    Removing excess tab symbols from an Excel Spreadsheet works for earlier versiins of Excel via Find and Replace feature and is represented by \t, ^t, char(9), chr(9), alt+0009, alt+0010, but does not work anymore.

    2 votes

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  17. Seperate "Enable fill handle and cell drag-and-drop" & "double-click on cell border" features

    Currently, the "Enable fill handle and cell drag-and-drop" feature and the double-click on cell border feature are tethered together.
    I would like to disable one feature, but keep the other feature enabled.

    I would like to have to "Fill handle and cell drop-and-drop" feature enabled, but disable the double-click on cell border feature, as this often causes me to unintentionally jump across the spreadsheet which can be quite frustrating.

    2 votes

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  18. Maintain Copy / Paste

    For some reason if you copy a cell (ctrl+c) and then do something else in the workbook (for example enter text in another cell), Excel clears the pasteboard and you can't paste (ctrl+v) the text any longer. Excel needs to be able to maintain the pasteboard so that copy / paste can function normally.

    2 votes

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  19. 2 votes

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  20. The missing fill shortcut

    Ctrl + D fills down. Ctrl and < or > fills left or right. Why not make the ^ caret (i.e. Ctrl + Shift + 7) fill up? Then that's the complete set of shortcuts.

    1 vote

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