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  1. Office 2019 Bug (December 2020) Unable to copy hyperlink into Office 2019

    Some of our clients uses protected worksheets in Excel. When they try to copy a hyperlink from word to a protected excel worksheet, the link is lost when placed. There is only plain text. This is with the cell unlocked and the "Insert Hyperlinks" option selected when locking the sheet. We have tested on both a workgroup Windows 10 machine as well as Windows Server 2019 RDSH both with Office 2019, with the same behaviour experienced on both. When the worksheet is unprotected, we do not have the issue. We have also noticed if you copy and paste within the…

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  2. The Go to and find and replace does not work for numbers. Ctrl E does not centre on keyboard shortcuts.

    The Go to and find and replace does not work for numbers. Ctrl E does not centre on keyboard shortcuts.

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  4. Special paste option in Office 2016

    In Office 2016 when special pasting is done it gives a window. (screenshot 288). But other versions give a table. (screenshot 289). So I would like if you can enable that option (table option) in Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2016 also. Thank you

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  5. Formatting for single word in a cell

    When conducting Ctrl H search/replace, allow formatting changes to be applied to a single word rather than the entire contents of the cells.

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  6. create a new data type for Global Trade Item number

    Create a new cell format for Global Trade Item Numbers(GTIN). It is a 14 Digit String that can have leading zeros. Event though it is a string, it must be numeric, but it is not an integer since it has leading zeros. This will make it easier for trading partners to manipulate, upload and download data in this format. Today, excel loses or transforms the format, which causes data errors as the leading zeros should not be dropped.

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  7. to have a button for "Center across selection"

    To have a button for "Center across selection" command

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  8. Accessibility: basic formatting like in HTML or Word

    To improve accessibility, basic formatting like in HTML or Word for headlines, table rows, table columns etc. would be very helpful. Screenreader have quite some problems to get information on tables or charts.

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  9. Enable Live Preview for all Mac Office Apps

    Please enable Live Preview for formatting on all Mac Office Apps

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  10. Conditional Formatting rules Manager window resizing

    i think it would be a great option to enable the Windows resize in Conditional Formating.

    Please unlock resizing in next version of Destop exel.
    I need always to scroll down to see my rules beacuse in locked window size is only five formulas can be shown.

    Thank you

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  11. "Conditional Formatting --> Clear Rules" should clear all rules except one of each type.

    The Conditional Formatting gets very fragmented as one works on a worksheet. The only ways at present are (1) "Clear the Rules", that clears the lot or (2) Painstakingly clear one fragmented condition at a time.

    It would be best if the "Clear Rules" option is designed to delete all but one of each type (i.e., ignoring the "Applies to" cell range/s).

    2 votes

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  13. Geography: Data from different countries

    When using the Geography-Type, Excel could recognize if e.g. 98% of results are from one country and only 2% are from a wide range of countries and ask "The majority of the places are from [country]. Do you want to automatically prefer results from this country? (Can be overruled individually)".

    That way it would minimize false locations (e.g. if a city name is in several countries, and Excel chooses to use the wrong one).

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  14. Add the use of Bullet Points for Text in Excel

    Please add the option to add bullet points to the text functions in Excel. Need a button for this. I am currently copying the symbols from the Character app and adding them to my text to use this. Very cumbersome.

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  15. Enable the user to set active cell outline or shading. Current default is difficult to see.

    Enable the user to set active cell outline or shading. Current default is difficult to see.

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  16. Export button for Conditional Formatting rules

    I would like to have in the conditional formatting window an export button for all rules in order to describe the used rules.

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  17. Allow Setting A Default Font Format For All New Sheets

    I've searched through Excel options for the ability to set a default font for all new Excel files/workbooks. There is an option to set a default font size. My suggested improvement is to allow the setting of a default entry format with all options in the "Format Cells" command. I spend a lot of time making style changes when I open a new workbook. Yes I know there is the ability to set "Cell Styles". It seems to me that setting up the most used format simplifies things. You don't have to select a group of cells and then format…

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  18. Add an option to set a default font for comments

    It would be useful to be able to set a default font for all comments, Whether that option might be linked to setting the default font for all workbooks is perhaps another matter perhaps for consideration.

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  19. Maximum cell height

    i know you will have had this before... why the f*ck would you make the maximum cell height 409??? simple as that.. why? what possible reason could there be. fools

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  20. I need excel to understand measurements like kg, ml, meter, miles and their relationships.

    I need grams, milligrams, micrograms & liter, ml, & all sorts of length's and measurement conversions.

    I need excel to understand the that 1gm =1000mg and 1ounce = 28.34 gm. I need same for volumes, lengths and any other measurement that exists.

    please make this reality.

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