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  1. Create Borders from the inner side of the border of a cell

    Often we want to highlight a set of columns with different border colors and thicknesses and when coloring adjacent columns, the last formatting is set.
    To overcome this we usually insert an empty column and have the borders separated.

    Can it be that the border property of a cell draw the line thickness from inside until the outer limit of the cell instead from the center of the border??? And to cover the cell interior property, the border can just override the interior color of the cell, in this way, adjacent cells can have distinct colors of borders in such…

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  2. Adicionar Suplemento Power View em outras licenças de Office

    Sugiro que o suplemento de Power view seja disponibilizado para mais modalidades de licenças de Office.

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  3. Punkt-Wolke-Diagramm (xy-Diagramm)

    Da häufig Diagramme dargestellt werden, sollte man die DIN 461 berücksichtigen. D.h eine Zuordnung der Achsenmaßstäbe. Beispiel:
    1Volt auf der x-Achse soll nach dem Ausdruck genau 1cm auf der Seite entsprechen.Oder eine andere vorgegebene Länge.
    Diese Einstellung sollte ohne VBA-Programmierung funktionieren.Man kann die Größe des Diagramms einstellen, aber nicht den Maßstab.

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  4. Automatic dark/light theme

    Bring automatic dark theme to all office applications based on Windows 10 System theme

    3 votes
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  5. WINDOWS 10X64, EXCEL 365, HOME X64. VBA statement "Application.ScreenUpdating=False"

    WINDOWS 10x64, EXCEL 365, HOME x 64. VBA statement "Application.ScreenUpdating=False" doesn't prevent screen function. It slows down dramatically PC performances.

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  6. To make it possible to determine the bounds of a chart by cells for upper and lower

    To make it possible to determine the bounds of a chart by cells for upper and lower levels. Most charts will look more interesting when lower bound is always zero. Especially advantageous when input for charts will differ (stocks)

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  7. Default Background

    I recently bought Microsoft Office Student bundled with a new Dell computer and monitor.

    When I opened Excel, I thought I saw a discoloration in the upper right-hand part of the screen (see attached pictures). The discoloration was not position specific; if I changed the display window size, the location of the discoloration changed. After some investigation, the Dell representative told me that it was a setting in the program that was causing the irregular pattern. This was simply fixed by changing the background pattern to clear from clouds.

    My suggestion is that the default background pattern in Excel be…

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  8. Can we enable draw with single mouse click or auto start after each click instead of keep pressing mouse button to draw.

    Pen Draw requires to keep pressing mouse button which make it difficult especially for the new users. If we enable draw with mouse click and keep moving mouse only then drawing will be more easy.

    Also we can pause drawing after each click for a short while to reduce clicks and stop drawing activity with right click or Escape button.

    2 votes
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  9. Enhanced Data Point Markers

    Four new data point markers could greatly expand nomogram creation by allowing adjacent scales on opposite sides of the same base line. They would look like the + data point marker with one arm removed or with three arms removed. For example, see my spiral slide rule in the attached file. With adjacent scales, a precise cursor is not required to transfer values between scales.

    To better support this kind of chart, better control over the position of data point labels is needed. I know that I can move an individual data point label, but I need to move ALL…

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  10. first order differential trend

    I would really like to see a trend for a "first-order step change" equation. This is of the form y(t) = K(1-exp(-t/Tau) where the variables K and Tau are solved using a least-squares estimate. This type of equation is very common in engineering terms and would be incredibly handy to have as part of the default selection of trends available.

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  12. 1 vote
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  13. Increase the series limit or develop a new chart

    I feel like I am talking to a machine which is giving me answers to questions I have not asked, and then I get another sales pitch before you have done anything, and then other terms and conditions which were not provided before my payment and which I do NOT accept. I am not impressed. Also, there is no information about your process until I pay more.

    I am attaching the files for you to have a look at and then give me a recommendation: there is an Excel example and short description of the problem.

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  14. Save 3D PowerMap as SVG

    It would be great if I could save a PowerMap (especially ones based only on numeric data) as an SVG 3-D graphic. These would be great when put into Word documents, Excel workbooks and PowerPoint slide shows (we can already animate them!).

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  15. When adding a new screen - don't reset the view.

    Whenever I open a document in a second screen (so two screens, one document), it resets the frozen panes and zoom function.
    I get that you would want to be able to change this, but I think it would be better to let the default function be the current settings.

    2 votes
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  16. Graphiques pyramides et cônes

    Les graphiques avec les formes pyramides et cônes sont très design, mais manquent de clarté lié à la pointe de de la forme !

    Une proposition moderne et plus précise serait permettre de faire une rotation à 180° sur ces formes et avoir les pointes contre le bas et la base en haut.

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  17. Add Secondary axis label

    Hi, i noticed gaphical mistake in excel (Office 365). There is the same icon for secondary vertical axis label like secondary horizontal axis label in graph. It probably shouldn´t be :). I´m sending you printscreen in czech languages version. thanks Jan Neruda

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  18. Use the same Clear Filter icon for timelines and slicers

    See the attached file. I see no reason to have this inconsistency. It is also a small waste of space to package Excel with these 2 graphics instead of just 1 of them.

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  19. Camera

    When on any individual cell, If I open camera and take a picture I have the option to compress the picture into a clickable link that fits in the cell.
    Thus, I can insert pictures without having to edit them to fit the size of the cell that I want the link for the picture to be visible in.
    Then when the link is clicked on it will automatically enlarge to 100% over the spreadsheet. A close button to return it to the visible link would then be ideal.

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  20. 2 votes
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