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  1. To be able to change the strikethrough font colour (like you can with the underlining option) and have a different font colour for the text

    Could you please put in the option to change the colour of the strikethrough font to a different colour from the text, like you can with the underlining feature. For example:- black font with a red strikethrough.

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  2. Vim keybindings

    Can you incorporate vim keybindings for excel, it would be magnificent?

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  3. Here's an idea to insert watermark on the sheet and to remove watermark also

    Idea to insert watermark or watermark removal from any worksheet or file in excel also may be good

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  4. reversecase

    I often find that I have typed in text data whilst CAPS LOCK is on. Word has a feature where one can change text case easily. It would be great if this could be included in Excel.

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  5. Allows users of a locked spreadsheet to use spellcheck without macros.

    Currently you cannot use spellcheck in excel for locked spreadsheets without macros. Our organization does not want to enable macros for all computers. It would be nice when locking the spreadsheet to have the ability to click off spellcheck as an option (like you would for select locked cells, format cells, insert rows, etc). It should be included under the options for 'Allow all users of this worksheet to:'.

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  6. 1 vote
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  7. Allow editing of Icons

    Allow editing of icons, as previously permitted.

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  8. AUTOPOPULATE FOR WORD, NUMBER & SYMBOL

    For fix letter its make us type the same point so many times if excel makes it auto-populate the same point at the columns that we choose as a fix word It makes us just type once and every column will be auto-populated with those chosen columns and chosen word to be auto-populated.

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  9. Calendar, calendar, calendar!

    For over twenty years, the calendar is not available for Excel (interact with sheet)! And you kill ActiveX calendar too. I'm looking for good words...

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  10. In excel cell content or cell comment should have a Reminder option

    My idea is that, if we can keep an option in excel for a cell content or cell comment reminder which should be like an outlook where we can keep a reminder for any specific email.

    Why this is need is - when we want to change a particular cell content at later point of time (like a day after or week after) and normally people forgot about the change needs to make.
    So if we can implement cell reminder option via comment box or any other way then it shows a pop up in excel when we opens which…

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  11. Fix bug for formula entry

    When I type in "=" followed by clicking on a cell, say, "A1" the "A1" is selected by the cursor and so when I type "+" the "A1" gets overwritten. This is an issue with Excel on my Mac 16.22 (190211). It does not happen on excel online.

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  12. undo by cell

    Have a way to undo the last thing that was done to a specific cell, without having to undo everything that has been done since that. I have a workaround, but it is a bit involved.

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  13. Unhide mulitpile or all hidden sheets

    Being able to unhide all or multiple sheets at once, rather than single sheet.
    When the selection of hidden sheets appear have the ability to pick different sheets by using Ctrl and mouse
    Maybe also have an unhide all option

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  14. delete row / column

    Presently, delete row command simply deletes it. It does not check if that row is totally blank or contains one or more non-empty cells. We should get a warning if a row contains one or more non-empty cells and we give a delete row command. With this feature available, we will save us from accidentally deleting a row, which may contain important data.

    Above applies to columns as well.

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  15. 2 votes
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  17. sort comment

    I love the new threaded comment system, but I wish there was the option to sort the comments from newest to oldest (currently they only show oldest to newest).

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  18. Intellisense for functions messes with headers

    When you write a formula, sometimes you'd prefer to type a reference you're actually looking on the screen... The problem is that the intellisense help doesn't let you see letter of headers.
    I know you can manually move this to clear vision, BUT...

    It'll be better to have this shown without this by default.

    Once you move it, alignment of intellisense function arguments and formula arguments is lost, so you miss a big help when editing nested formulas.

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  19. Multiple sheet move or copy, create a copy option

    Please create a drop down/check box to specify how many worksheet copies you want.

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  20. keyboard shortcut for comment

    Now that you have differentiated between Comments and Notes, you should have a Keyboard Shortcut for Comments. Shift+F2, which used to add/edit Comments, now adds/edits Notes, but there is no keyboard shortcut for the new Comments.

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