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  1. Add a Reporting Ribbon to Excel to consolidate and highlight the amazing capabilities of Power Query and Power Pivot

    Tables, Power Query, Power Pivot and Pivot Tables are amazing tools that will transform the way people build their reports, but only once they know about them!

    Let's SHOUT about how good these things are and how well they work together by putting them onto a single new Ribbon called "Reporting" - something like the attached image.

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      9 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Excel Find should highlight field in Neon Green

      When I'm using FIND I can't see the cell that's chosen. This has been on my mind to share with you for a while and I didn't know how easy it would be to tell you until now. (Thanks for making this suggestion so easy to post)

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      • Free Training Videos as catch ups

        I'm not sure if there is yet, so I apologize for any assumptions. I think some free training vids would be great. I used to work with Excel all the time and I'm sure I could pick it back up. But some refreshers would not hurt either.

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        • Colar Especial - Valores Únicos

          Ao copiar dados de uma coluna com vários dados repetidos.
          Como temos a opção com o botão direito do mouse de Colar Especial > Valores, poderia ter uma opção de Colar Especial > Valores Únicos.

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          • GET MORE THEMES

            get light gray themes for office 206

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              • Remove all background colors so those who use high contrast black an see what is in those areas--this includes the ribbon, menu, tool .

                Allow the background colors/themes to be removed; including highlighting. Allow the borders indicating an active to be thick, medium sizes to find. Allow the font to be bold or to change a style that is more acceptable for the user to see. These apply to ALL MS OFFICE APPLICATIONS. Colors and graphics aren't friendly for some who use high contrast black. Also, IE, allow the websites to remove graphics so thete the sier. For me those graphics hurt my eyes, too white!

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                • оффлайн обновления

                  Узнал на днях, что MS Office обновляется только через интернет (что странно, при том, что оффлайн обновления можно скачать) (см. вложения)

                  В связи с чем хотелось бы пожелать добавить таки функцию оффлайн обновления.

                  У нас много промышленных объектов, где во-первых интернета иногда в принципе не бывает, хорошо если удастся сделать звонок, а то и этого не бывает. Во-вторых предоставлять интернет на АРМы запрещается службой информационной безопасности.

                  Как в этой ситуации выкручиваться, не понятно. Так что либо добавьте обновления оффлайн, либо объясните как устанавливать те, что сейчас есть (есть подозрение что девочка из поддержки не права). На данный момент при установке…

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                  • оффлайн обновления

                    Узнал на днях, что MS Office обновляется только через интернет (что странно, при том, что оффлайн обновления можно скачать) (см. вложения)

                    В связи с чем хотелось бы пожелать добавить таки функцию оффлайн обновления.

                    У нас много промышленных объектов, где во-первых интернета иногда в принципе не бывает, хорошо если удастся сделать звонок, а то и этого не бывает. Во-вторых предоставлять интернет на АРМы запрещается службой информационной безопасности.

                    Как в этой ситуации выкручиваться, не понятно. Так что либо добавьте обновления оффлайн, либо объясните как устанавливать те, что сейчас есть (есть подозрение что девочка из поддержки не права). На данный момент при установке…

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                    • A Bunch of Stuff

                      1) Revamp VBA to fully support Unicode.
                      2) Add a page break comment in VBA
                      3) Clean-Up or Replace the ActiveX Controls.
                      4) Add 32 and 64-bit integers and multi mode, modular and complex number capabilities to cell content and formulas.
                      Recasting everything to doubles impairs Excel capabilities in solving Operations Research, Scientific and other similar mathematical problems.
                      5) Add a user friendly programming language and compiler/interpreter that operates in the worksheet environment where string formula may be used to generate source code..

                      6) Current user *********** into Excel functionality is dismal.
                      Reportedly, a typical user masters less the 1%…

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                      • I need to know which version of excel I am using, help:about needed

                        Help:about is a standard way of telling what version I am using... I don't have that here... and I have no idea what version of excel I am using.

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                        • MOM notification to the concerned stakeholders !!!

                          MOM notification to the concerned stakeholders !!!

                          A lot of MOM gets captured in the excel. There should be a feature that the owner of the task gets a notification on his email id(that can be entered in the excel) after the meeting. The task should be assigned to the respective stakeholder after selecting their name in the drop down and they will get a email notification of the task.

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                          • çek ve senet teminatlı krediler

                            çek ve senet karşılığı kullanılan kredilerin çek ve senet vadesi geldiğinde otomatikmen krediye geri ödeme yapıp kredi borcundan azaltması ve azalan bakiye kadar firmanın kredi limitlerinde çek senet teminatlı limitde artış olması

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                            • çek ve senet teminatlı krediler

                              çek ve senet karşılığı kullanılan kredilerin çek ve senet vadesi geldiğinde otomatikmen krediye geri ödeme yapıp kredi borcundan azaltması ve azalan bakiye kadar firmanın kredi limitlerinde çek senet teminatlı limitde artış olması

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                              • Provide the functionality to create a searchable data validation list

                                If a user will have searchable data validation, where a user can provide at-least three characters. It will improve the functionality

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                                • Add ability to set up a template for comments that would be used when inserting a new comment.

                                  The default comment is presently the user name in bold. There is no way to change it, though you can do a google search and find that a lot of people wish there was. Workarounds are typically writing VBA code that you run to insert a new comment. Not easy for many people. It would be nice if you could create a template, similar to an Outlook email message "Signature" that could be used to define the default for a new comment.

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                                  • Data Tables

                                    When I place a check mark indicating that I want a Data Table on the horizontal axis, Excel cannot give me the option of adding a calculated field to this Data Table. It would be nice to say something like =sum(x:y) at the bottom, instead of manually counting the values.

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