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  1. CONDITIONAL FORMATTING OF FONT TYPE + FONT SIZE

    IT IS ABOUT TIME TO ENABLE THE CONDITIONAL FORMATTING FEATURES SUCH AS FONT TYPE + FONT SIZE.

    Thanks,
    Michael (Micky) Avidan
    MS Excel MVP (2009-2022)
    ISRAEL

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  2. Single Accounting Underline to QAT

    There are a lot of formatting items missing from the QAT, "Single Accounting Underline" is top of mind for me. The normal underline is awful and no one that works in the realm of finance uses it with any regularity.

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  3. Distribute Columns Evenly

    Excel should make a feature to allow the user to distribute columns evenly

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  4. make it easier to sort, edit & delete conditional formatting rules

    several times CF rules are automatically duplicated when inserting rows and/or copy/pasting data. This causes errors with the rules on the overall table/worksheet. I regularly have to manually edit / delete individual rules which can be very time consuming and confusing. Please can something be done to allow rules to be viewed in a bigger window with the ability to sort / edit / delete more effectivly.

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  5. Make formatting of individual words visible in formula bar.

    Please make it possible to see formatting of individual words in formula bar (bold, italic, font color, superscript, subscript etc). Currently formatting is visible in the cell but not the formula bar.

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  6. Excel 1900 leap year bug

    (Originally posted to https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/answers/questions/416681/excel-1900-leap-year-bug.html )

    I think that Excel's 1900-02-29 bug should be fixed. Over the years, many other users have complained about this.

    To prevent any disruption, "Thu, 1900-03-01" should retain its "day 61" serial number, so that all later dates remain similarly unchanged. In particular, "Mon, 2021-05-31" should retain its "day 44347" serial.
    
    

    "Wed, 1900-02-29" is INVALID and should be eliminated.

    "Wed, 1900-02-28" (not Tue!) should get a new "day 60" serial, ...

    ... and so on down to "serial 1" for "Sun, 1899-12-31".

    Admittedly, this change could affect some existing Workbooks, but only for January 1900 and…

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  7. Paste csv string to Columns automatically

    How about adding a Paste feature, so when you want to paste in a string of numbers separated by a comma, Excel will trim and paste each value into its own column cell. That would be gold. :) (i.e. 3, 1, 7, 12, 24, 4, 10, 16, 29, 6, 15, 2, 27)

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  8. Color palette choices - doesnt save color I like

    So this has been an issue for a long time and no improvement here.
    I want to highlight a cell in a certain light green color that i like. None of the colors you provide for standard or recently used or your theme colors are what i like. The recently used colors dont last long. We need a strip there that has the colors we want to save forever, not just for a day. Please add that. i always have to go to the More Colors and find it. That is ridiculous and time consuming. why not let us save…

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  9. Comma format

    Millions and millions use excel for India operations and comma format in crores, lakhs and thousands is very useful on an on-going basis. It would give more mileage if this option is factored

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  10. formatação de célula especial - special cell formatting

    Adicionar mais opções, ou deixar o usuário inserir suas próprias opções na formatação especial de célula (Imagem), como placa de carros, documentos com textos, ou até mesmo colocar seu próprio formato ali

    Add more options, or let the user enter their own options in the special cell formatting (Image), such as car board, documents with text, or even put their own format there

    26 votes

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  11. So importieren Sie TGZ in Outlook

    Ich möchte Outlook Converter Software eine kommerzielle Lösung wie TGZ vorschlagen. Dieses Tool importiert TGZ-Elemente wie E-Mails, Kontakte, Journale, Notizen usw. Diese App importiert TGZ in Outlook und verschiedene Dateiformate wie PST, EML, MSG, EMLX, vCard, vCal usw.

    Weiterlesen: http://www.zimbra-converter.com/info/export-zimbra-tgz-to-pst.html

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  12. Please separate presentation (rendering) from data.

    An example - Why does my spreadsheet need to recalculate when I change a cell format, e.g. a cell fill color, column width, etc? (If the cell has no Conditional Formatting, don't mark it as Dirty.)

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  13. eyedropper for cell shading like powerpoint

    Hello. It would be awesome if you could add the eyedropper function to copy shading from other cells. My document uses so many colours that they don't always stay on the recently used list and then I have to go looking for them again. The eyedropper would solve this for me.
    Thanks

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  14. Pivot table, Summarize Values and Custom Sort

    when using summarize values feature in a pivot table it wont allow you to sort the data in descending/ascending order, this drives me crazy and i not aware of a work around

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  15. Pivot table, Summarize Values and Custom Sort

    when using summarize values feature in a pivot table it wont allow you to sort the data in descending/ascending order, this drives me crazy and i not aware of a work around

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  16. Unable to sort protected Excel File

    Unable to sort protected Excel File

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  17. eye dropper

    Eye dropper option should be restored back to 2019 version of excel again. Earlier it was available and was making life a lot easier in formatting.

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  18. Manage Conditional Formatting (Web)

    As bad as the conditional formatting popup is on desktop, it is non-existent on the web or Teams version. These both need the ability to edit the conditional formatting definitions.

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  19. More Robust Row Height Options

    The options for adjusting row height have limitations that often clients struggle with or need something more robust.

    With that in mind 3 requests/suggestions.

    1) Make merged cells obey autofit (i.e. expand contract based on entered data and word wrap.

    2) Add option to row height adjustment box to specify (i.e. a checkbox) "At Least". For example, Checking this box and setting the row height to 30 would allow the row to autofit (expand) but never drop below 30.

    3) Add option to row height adjustment box to specify minimum white space (buffer). So the buffer can be set in…

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  20. Have columns expand to fill column titles after wrapping text a certain # of lines, predictively.

    I have a bunch of column titles, all wrap text, adjusted them so they don't wrap more than two lines, its a pretty good assumption I want the next title to be the same. Its so tedious please add this in.

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