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        0 comments  ·  Data Import  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Which Exchange EDB to PST Converter is effective?

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          1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • I'm using Excel to create a parametric design and have hit the upper limit on the number of lines that can be drawn, namely 255.

          It would be great if the upper limit to the number of lines that can be drawn in one graph was increased from 255 (in the version I have) to, say, 500.

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            0 comments  ·  Graphics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Excel bug: Previously created MultiPage controls become 'disconnected from clients' when a new one is added dynamically

            When you dynamically create a MultiPage control on a UserForm, any previously created MultiPage controls on the same form become partially crippled. They appear fine and their properties are accessible, but you cannot add pages to them anymore. If you try, you get an exception:

            Run-time error '-2147417848 (80010108)': Automation error The object invoked has disconnected from its clients.

            Code to reproduce:

            Create a UserForm and paste the following code:

            Option Explicit

            Sub Reproduce()
            Me.Controls.Add "Forms.MultiPage.1", "TestInstance1"
            Me.Controls("TestInstance1").Add ' That works

            Me.Controls.Add "Forms.MultiPage.1", "TestInstance2"
            Me.Controls("TestInstance1").Add ' Now it does not - exception here.
            Me.Controls("TestInstance2").Add ' But the new shiny one…

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                0 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                  0 comments  ·  Data Import  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Poder seguir editando el documento A mientras se guarda el documento B.

                  Normalmente utilizo archivos en intranet compartidos entre equipos.

                  Cuando edito alguno de ellos lo guardo y me paso al siguiente archivo, pero el problema viene cuando intento pasar del archivo B (el que se esta guardando) al archivo A, no puedo editarlo hasta que se termine de guardar el archivo B.

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                    0 comments  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Allow users to turn on Beta Connectors in Power Query, similar to Power BI

                    Allow Insiders or Monthly Targeted users to turn on beta connectors in Power Query, similarly to how you can do it in Power BI Desktop.

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                    • Increase the file path length to more than 218 characters

                      Incresaing the character count in the file path matching with Excel online would be fitting. Or even more. It seems crazy that Excel can't open a valid file that the filesystem allows. People have been complaining about this since Office 2000. The thread below has over 11 thousand views and there are plenty others. Please fix this.

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                        1 comment  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Stock data type, Expense Ratio column

                        First of all, love the new Stock data type and can see this new feature getting better and better as time goes on.

                        One thing I noticed right off the bat is that the Expense Ratio column seems to be locked at 2 decimal places. ***.XX% for example. Checking one particular index fund from Vanguard (VINIX), they have the expense ratio listed for this fund as 0.035% but the Excel column brings it in at 0.040%.

                        It looks like their is either some rounding issue going on or the data source Excel is basing this off of has it saved…

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                        • Have Excel and word connect to Office Lens automatically

                          On the insert tab have a button to add from Office Lens. You then take your pic, and it is inserted automatically.

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                            0 comments  ·  Graphics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • it may be cool for the newer users to have subtraction formulas? multiply and divide as well. could improve a lot and save time

                            so we use autosum or sum for adding correct? well wouldn't it be cool to subtract and multiply and divide using formulas as well? newer users like myself that haven't been influenced by excel a whole lot have to figure out on my own how to subtract two different cells or a whole row of cells for that matter. typing out A2-B2-C2 etc... may seem tedious and pointless. it would be cool if we could just =sub a2:j2? thank you for your time.

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                              1 comment  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • HEY FUCKFACES- DID YOU FIX THE ******* "HIT ESCAPE EVERY ******* TIME YOU CUT AND PASTE IN EXCEL 365" CRAPWARE UPDATE FROM JUNE 2017 TODAY?

                              HEY FUCKFACES- DID YOU FIX THE ******* "HIT ESCAPE EVERY ******* TIME YOU CUT AND PASTE IN EXCEL 365" CRAPWARE UPDATE FROM JUNE 2017 TODAY? THOUGHT I WOULD GIVE YOU FEEDBACK EVERY TIME I HAVE TO HIT ESCAPE WHILE WORKING FOR AWHILE. *********.

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                                1 comment  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Formulas that directly format

                                Too bad we don't have formulas that directly format. For example, one might then have a formula like =IF(A1=2,AND("That's a winner!",FILL(A1,[Red]),TEXTCOLOR(A1,[Yellow])),AND("Oh... Sorry!",FILL(A1,[Light Blue]),TEXTCOLOR(A1,[Red]))) .

                                No more screwing with a horrible, non-intuitive, one might even say "broken" given its foibles, conditional formatting. Except legacy work, of course.

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                                • save sheet as jpeg

                                  save sheet as jpeg

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                                    0 comments  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Swap option on filter

                                    Filtering spreadsheet tables is a great option for quickly getting to the data you want to see, but how often have you scrolled down a long list to find the option you want only to realise you didn't deselect 'all' right up at the top?

                                    How often do you select a group of options to look at the rows for it and then want to change to see everything except that group?

                                    With a SWAP option on the filter box, possibly right mouse button activated, you could turn all the current ticks to blank, and all the current blanks to…

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                                      0 comments  ·  Tables, Sorting and Filtering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • More than one choice of color in the “color cell”

                                      When formatting cells and tables, it will be useful and more efficient to show more than one “default color” in the “cell color” toolbox. Hopefully, we can have 5 default colors already accessible in the toolbox.

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                                        0 comments  ·  Formatting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Load Tables as separate queries into Power Query Editor in one step

                                        When we have multiple Excel Tables in a workbook, and we want to load them as separate queries into Power Query, it is quite time consuming as we need to load the Excel Table one by one.
                                        A quicker workaround is to use Excel.CurrentWorkbook() function to load Excel Tables in to PQ Editor, then right-click the Table and select "Add new query"... Although it is feasible, it requires a lot of clicks. Imagine we have 20 Tables to load...
                                        So my suggestion is, to add one more option to "Expand"... as Separate Queries.

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                                          0 comments  ·  Data Import  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Excel2016 automatic calculation problem

                                          Merged cells are not automatically calculated

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