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  1. Don't have fill override borders by default

    So as far as I know fill removes borders by default and their isn't an option to change that

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  2. Improvement of Ribbon bar collapse behavior

    Collapsing the ribbon bar from the right hand side to the left is not always preferred, despite the design goal being to put less frequently used items on the right. The fix: when the ribbon is wider than the current window, use small scroll buttons to shift the "active" portion of the ribbon left or right (collapsing the ribbon on the other side).

    This would make work-flows which use rely on either side easier without sacrificing real estate or functionality, and make the ribbon more extensible without changing its essential nature or look and feel.

    1 vote
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  3. A better dark mode

    A better dark mode. The icons should change as well or something.

    3 votes
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  4. Resizing Pie Charts' Label Boxes

    Hello,
    It would be great to be able to resize at wish the label boxes in pie charts (without having to resize the whole chart/plot area or to change the font's characteristics).
    Thank you!

    3 votes
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  5. Eyedropper fill

    Excel does not seem to have the eyedropper fill. PowerPoint on the same Office licence does.

    4 votes
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  6. Provide an ortho feature for inserting straight lines that are vertical and horizontal

    We combine spreadsheet calculations and graphics on the same worksheet. Provide an orthogonal line function (insert > shapes > line) like in AutoCad to make it easier to draw lines that are perfectly horizontal and vertical. As it is it is very difficult to draw vertical and horizontal lines.

    1 vote
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  7. Ability to add upper and lower conformance/control limits to graphs without having to create new tables/colums/rows of data.

    Ability to add upper and lower conformance limits to graphs without having to create new tables/colums/rows of data.

    in the example that i have provided. We should not have to create columns C and D for the upper and lower conformance limits.

    2 votes
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  8. copy as picture fails when you increase the size the apps in Windows 10

    In Windows 10, when you go to display settings and increase the size of text, apps and other items to let's say 150% (sometimes it happens with 125% as well), and you select a range in Excel and use the copy as picture function, it copies more than what's selected. Really annoying, please fix!

    1 vote
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  9. Save custom shapes for use in multiple files.

    Have a "My Shapes" area available to save custom shapes.

    1 vote
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  10. Userform resizing bug in Excel 2016

    In Excel 2016, if the userform size is modified with vba codes during initializing, the the visual size differences are approximately 7 twips smaller (top, left, height, width) than actual assigned size.

    By testing and comparing userform size with Excel 2013 and 2016.

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  11. To reinstate the auto size function on Excel chart after manually resizing the plot area

    After I manually resize the plot area, the function is gone. For example, the plot area was able to auto fit the chart area after adding/removing a chart title if the plot are was not resized. After manually resize the plot area, the size of plot area will stay the same, instead of instead of auto-resizing the plot area to fit the chart area.

    1 vote
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  12. New color border when cutting

    When using both CTRL+C and CTRL+X, the highlighted cells have an animated green border to show what you will be copying or cutting. I think that the cutting border should be a DIFFERENT color, to make it easier to differentiate whether or not you are about to cut or copy. Too frequently, I make the mistake of hitting ctrl+x when I meant to hit ctrl+c, accidentally cutting the cells instead of copying them.

    3 votes
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  14. Office background & Office Theme should be more choice with colorful & more atractive...

    MS office 2016 is an outstanding. but little need improvement in Office background & Office Theme should be more choice with colorful & more attractive. Thanks

    2 votes
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  15. in a graph why no an option for dates at the botom with a 0 line where ever 0 falls.

    Whith a time series graph where the data varied from positive to negative Excel puts the dates under the zero line and one canot read the data well and it looks a mess so I change the axis line so that it is at some large negative number and the dates go to the bottom, but then he zero line vanishes and I either have to clutter up my graph with a lot of horizontal lines or draw one in by hand. Why not have a zero line optioption?

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  16. Link copied graph with copied data not the original graph data

    I have created a graph for company A using data for company A.
    I want to create the same graph for company B by copying the Company A graph and data and then linking the data to Company B figures. But when I copy the Company A graph and the data (in one copy-paste operation), the new graph is linked to the original Company A data. I then have to manually amend all the graph links which is time consuming. I think it would be great if in this case (one copy-paste operation: graph AND data) that the copied graph…

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  17. How about more themes and backgrounds for office 2016?

    How about more themes and backgrounds for office 2016? A selection of only 3 is very weak. Hello, Microsoft....are you listening?

    7 votes
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  18. Add option for drop drown arrow on list to be permanent

    When creating a list, (Data Validation>List), I suggest an option or checkbox to make the drop down arrow permanently visible. It would make it easier to signal to clients that they have an input option.

    2 votes
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  19. Could you make an "express" version of Excel that would be burdened down with all the graphics options? 365 is slower than 2007.

    I upgraded to office 365 from 2007 and I've been using it for a couple months but I find that the new version is slower and more laborious than the 2007 was. I'm wondering if you could make an "express" version that would not have all the screen tips and graphics but would be quicker to use.

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  20. Editing cell ranges in graphing is not intuitive

    When editing cell ranges in graphing you can't use arrow keys to move without messing up the range when trying to change the column or row being graphed. This is something I will often do when using a graph as a template. It just adds a step with the mouse, but if I could just arrow over, it would be quicker.

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