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  2. Custom view in Excel.

    Custom view function in Excel works as expected. However, switching back to Normal view doesn't work. Attached is the recording of my concern.

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  3. Custom view in Excel

    Custom view function in Excel works as expected. However, switching back to Normal view doesn't work. See the recording of my concern here.

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  4. Change the border color around the selected cell

    I frequently use Ctrl+F shortcut to find data withing a huge spreadsheet on fast paced meeting calls. Often, the green border is not enough to differentiate the searched cell quickly, it gets lost in the field of view. Please, add a feature that changes the border color - or cell color when selected. Just make it easier to make it different so it can be found quickly. Thank you thank you

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  5. Make undo work per workbook, not for all of Excel. I am commonly working in two workbooks and need to undo something I did in the other work

    Ctrl + Z should work per workbook, not for all of Excel. I commonly have two workbooks open and work in them simultaneously, but when I use the undo shortcut it backs out through all of excel, instead of just the active workbook.

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  6. office assistance

    we really miss ms, office assisstance which was like a friend of all students in 90's. Why don't you again bring office assistance in msoffice. this was my fav. even if people dont use much ms.office, they will try ur msoffice.

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  7. Create Separate Excel Version Optimized for Power Query (ETL)

    Create a "stripped" version of Excel or stand-alone version that is optimized for Power Query and focused on ETL tasks. This version would remove many traditional Excel features to free up resources, allow engine optimization, and expand current PQ capabilities.

    Microsoft has a definite need of a high power data ETL tool and right now I am forced to use multiple Excel files to break up ETL tasks by having them reference the previous file in the chain (my company will not support other more expensive/specialized tools).

    This finished file can then be used as a data source in regular…

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  8. 1 vote
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  9. 1 vote
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  10. Quick Arrow to move from furthest left to furthest right worksheet

    In the bottom left there are two arrows to move left and right through worksheets. Add 2 new arrows either side to quick jump from left most tab to furthest right tab!!! Will drastically increase speed of usage! :)

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  11. Improve speed of Tables with Filters

    I have a long career history with Excel. That is what I work in all day everyday. Whether it be building an automated workbook, complex data connections using multiple workbooks and external data sources. I have a love hate relationship with Excel. I find anytime I use tables or just filters in general, add a few formulas (volatile or non-volatile) the workbook recalculates every time a filter is applied. Sometimes the workbook will freeze up and produce a white screen. Also, it can’t handle big data even with a power packed pc running 64bit on a 64bit Excel 2016 Pro…

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  12. Give us choice between "uncluttered" and "productive" appearance

    Microsoft has made much of the "uncluttered" appearance of 365, ignoring that my previous version was not "cluttered," it was EVERYTHING AT MY FINGERTIPS. Now I have to click two or three times to get what used to require just one click...hundreds of times every day. It wastes time and irritates my carpal tunnel. I do understand some people need or prefer a simpler view. How about offering the option to the rest of us to have that "clutter" back?

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  13. wizard to clear many invisible texboxes and images or shapes slow down Excel

    sometimes there are several small empty textboxes with no border line that look invisible to the user. now if the user selects the cells that are behind those texboxes and copies them to a large range the number of the invisible textboxes multipllies.

    i saw a workbook containing 30,000 textboxes and it was very slow, and the user dod not know about them.

    a wizard that identifies the problem and suggest clearing them would help users to fix this.

    maybe something lile this:

    Sub ErasePictures()

    Dim P As Picture
    Dim i As Integer
    Dim picsN As Integer

    picsN = ActiveSheet.Pictures.Count …

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  14. When enabling the Filter, Excel jumps to the begaining of the Excel sheet

    When we try to enable filter on Excel the excel jumping to the beginning of the sheet, Imagine I'm working on 130 Column raw data and when I try to enable the filter it return's me to the beginning of the sheet and I've to find where is the cell I was selecting.

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  15. When enabling the Filter, Excel jumps to the begaining of the Excel sheet

    When we try to enable filter on Excel the excel jumping to the beginning of the sheet, Imagine I'm working on 130 Column raw data and when I try to enable the filter it return's me to the beginning of the sheet and I've to find where is the cell I was selecting.

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  16. Why doesn't Office 2016 Excel have the ability to click to the beginning or end of tabs in a workbook? It sucks and its slow.

    Why are the arrows to skip to the tab at the beginning or end of a workbook gone? You have to individual click the arrow or tab down and the program can't keep up if you do it too quickly. Overall slower than Microsoft 2010. Not a fan.

    2 votes
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  17. night mode

    night mode please so my eyes dont burn

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  18. I don't like this option in Excel let me explain clearly

    I don't like this option in Excel let me explain clearly ,
    If I wrote a name of Same Initial Names first time it will take the name next time if I want to enter another name with same initial it will automatically take the what I gave for the first time What should I do, I have to press Tab and again have to go to the name cell have to press F2 and reenter the name how long process is this. I don't know the option to set this if yes please tell me or else correct it

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  19. mirror and/or change justification of a jagged array in VBA or a selected range

    This might also fit in data import, formulas & functions, macros, as well as here - but they key reason for this suggestion is to improve performance, so I'm putting it here.

    In some cases, raw or processed data results in a jagged array of data, which may start with any justification depending on the data source (top, left, right, bottom - see example below). To change the justification/orientation, it appears the only option is to iterate the array and move the data one piece at a time. When working with (in my current use case) thousands of rows and…

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  20. Why not make Excel actually work reliably like it used to?

    Excel charts has become rather un user friendly and reliable. I can't get it to repeat the same steps for 6 similar graphs with similar data.
    It has become very frustrating to use.

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