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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. "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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  11. 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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  12. Conditional Formatting formulas don't work

    I want to use =If(And( . . .
    for Conditional Formatting. It does not work and Excel states that there in a error in the formula. Please fix .
    MS Office Professional Plus 2016

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  13. To be able to change the colour when using the TEXT function.

    I can change the colour when creating custom formats, but when using the TEXT function the colour element does not work.

    This would allow parts of a formula to be formatted differently when cells are concatenated together.

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  14. Expanded utility for TEXT()

    Expand the application of TEXT() past numbers only. Where the number code currently goes one could instead enter a "mask" that could apply to alphanumeric characters, not just numbers.

    For instance, one might have a data cell with contents "1313mockingbirdlane" and in another cell enter =TEXT(A1,"####[ ]Aaaaaaaax") and the output would be "1313 Mockingb". ( posit inserted items going inside [ ], the capital "A" meaning uppercase for that position, the lowercase "a" being lowercase for those positions, and the "x" meaning drop that position combining with the "" to mean truncate at this position. One could do…

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  15. Fix issue with not being able to set NumberFormat for DataLabels in Treemap chart

    Fix issue with not being able to set NumberFormat for DataLabels in Treemap chart. Cannot set number format for series in Treemap charts but can for all other chart types.

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  16. Output file creation

    User should input data through excel cell and output should be provided with fixed length as per prescribed by user.Condition is that even if there less entry in the cell by user but output should be provide fixed length as prescribed

    example
    input cell - Name (10 characters)
    output cell in fixed length (15 characters)

    excel shall automatically fill 5 character and provide output in 15 character fixed length TEXT file(*.txt)

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  17. Reduce / Eliminate Fragmentation of Conditional Formatting.

    If I copy a cell that has Conditional Formatting and what to copy the CF to the destination then Excel records this as a new Instance of the Rule. If the cell has multiple Conditional Formats and is copied to many non-contiguous cells then very soon there is a mess in the Conditional Format windows.
    If I then want to edit a rule I have multiple instances that I need to edit.

    Suggestion - List the ranges of all cells associated with the rule in eth one place. this would Solve Both Problems

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