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  2. Paste Match destination option greyed out in excel 2016 , but avilable in excel 2010

    Paste match destination option is available in excel 2010 and not in 2016 . This option had been greyed out in excel 2016 . Due to lack of this option, the data can't be copied from one excel workbook to another workbook in the required format as the instances created are distinct. ( i.e. The numbers are copied in "text format" rather than number format.) Paste destination option can eliminate the above issue and get the date copied in the required format by the user.

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  3. Keep grid display for cells formatted with a color fill

    Something that has aggravated me longer than anything else:

    Leave the gridline display for cells one formats with a color or pattern fill turned on:

    For at least 30 years, the gridlines around the cell are turned off when the format is applied. One must replace them with actual cell borders which, I might mention, do NOT go away themselves if the color or pattern fill is removed. Oh, and select slightly the wrong color for the borders one is adding and it all looks subtly bad.

    Simple enough to add a checkbox to the formatting tab to clear the…

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  4. Problem to be fixed: a cell will reformat (from three to 14 decimal places) if I raise a non-integer to a non-integer power (1.3^0.75).

    Problem to be fixed: a cell that I format to show a number to three decimal places will reformat to 14 decimal places if I raise a non-integer to a non-integer power. Example: Cell D7 = 0.75; Cell E7 = 1.2; Cell F7 (which is formatted to three decimal places) = E7 ^ D7

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  5. Conditonal formatting for pivot table row and column labels

    Excel allows conditional formatting for pivot table data that automatically updates on refresh.

    It would be good to have similar functionality for conditional formatting of the row and column headers.

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  6. Hi

    In Home Tab, Editing Group add command that convets formulas to values and add command clear conditional formating
    Besnik Skenderi

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    In Home Tab, Editing Group add command that converts formulas to values and add command clear conditional formatting

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  8. Allow someone to format Cell data as JSON

    When someone posts a data in excel cell like

    { Object A { Object B, Object C { Object D}}} , then cell "JSON formatting" (if available) shall format it like

    {
    Object A

    { 
    
    Object B
    Object C
    {
    Object D
    }
    }

    }

    There are many open source toll which provide this feature of inputting json body and get a beautified version (like https://jsonformatter.curiousconcept.com/).
    If we can do JSON format in excel cell, it will help many people.
    In fact people will use excel just to format data as its readily available in many windows platform.

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  10. Shortcut to custom formats in quick access olbar

    I use a custom format that looks like currency but has dashes instead of zeroes, I'd love to be able to have a shortcut to access that format by pressing Alt+3, for example, on the quick access toolbar. The should also be a shortcut to refer to the currency format, which is a default format! Also, you should be able to define format preferences - I'd love to indicate that whenever I use the currency format, apply it with no decimals and center the formatting.

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  11. Optional setting to limit the size of your file (ex. all info must be on page 1)

    Optional setting to limit the size of your file (ex. all info must be on page 1 or limit columns allowed from A to G only - H-infinity are blocked). This allows similar printouts to Microsoft Word with benefit of using columns, rows, tables, etc from excel.

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  12. Selected Chart Data Labels Missing Selection Handles

    Selecting a chart's data label(s) should display all labels with selection handles. Instead, some of the data labels are not showing as selected, even though they actually are selected (as evidenced by making a font change and seeing that all data labels are affected!)

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  13. Add "Invert if Negative" color Format Axis

    When formatting Charts the Format Data Series Fill includes the ability "Invert if negative"

    Please add Format Axix Fill to include same ability to "Invert if negative"

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  14. I find it strange that Excel in Office 365 does not have Rupee symbol in Indian Language option. Do'nt you think it is high time it should?

    It is high time Indian Rupee Symbol and the way use number should be part of Windows and Office immediately.

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  15. Allow Charts To Contain Multiple X Labels

    Allow bar (and other) charts to contain Multiple X axis labels.
    Stack the labels on the chart in the user specified order.
    The dialog box (see attached file) could simply have a button with a Plus sign to add another label. Of course arrows to arrange the label order along with a button to remove the extra label would be useful.

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  16. When a range of cells is selected with the bottom border icon selected in the Font ribbon, apply the bottom border to ALL selected cells.

    When a range of cells is selected with the Bottom Border icon selected in the Font ribbon, apply the bottom border to ALL selected cells. This should also be applied for any cell borders indicated by the icon.

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  17. Add Shape Format Selection Pane Right Click Context Menus

    Add a Right Click Context Menu in the Selection Pane.
    When I right click, show options to Align, Group, Bring Forward, etc.

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  18. Number display to desired significant figures

    Add the ability to display a number to a specific number of significant digits or significant figures. This is different from a specific number of decimal places. There are various ways around this in Excel, but they are all clunky, especially considering that it's 2019 and this feature is available in some other programs, such as Matlab.

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  19. "Number" format cells > move decimal > WANT ROUND to TENS, HUNDREDS, etc.

    Want to be able to move the DISPLAYED DECIMAL point to the LEFT of the actual decimal point, such that Excel would effectively keep ROUNDING OFF DIGITS & POWERS OF TEN

    e.g.
    123.456
    123.46
    123.5
    124
    120
    100

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  20. Add Pop-up charts

    Enable the ability to hyperlink a cell to a popup chart that opens in it's own window.

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