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  1. Have Excel scroll better when there are large cells.

    If there's a really tall or wide cell, Excel jumps to the edge of the cell when scrolling past that area. This is a big pain when, for example:
    - trying to position a shape
    - Trying to grab the edge of the row or column in order to resize it.

    Excel should just scroll normally without jumping.

    3,667 votes

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    996 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Good news! We’ve started working on this suggestion, and we’re currently testing the improved scrolling experience in our lab. It will allow you to stop partway through the row or column. The sheet will no longer need to snap to the top and left edge of the cells. Since scrolling is such a fundamental and highly used action in Excel, it may take a while to get it right. We hope to have it ready within a few months, but can’t provide an exact target date just yet. Thanks again for all your support and patience for this long awaited improvement.

    We’ll post an update here when we start rolling it out for you to try. It will be made available to Office Insiders first. Here’s how you can join – https://insider.office.com/en-us/join/windows.

    Thanks – Steve [Microsoft Excel]

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    1453 comments  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi all,

    We have been working on this, and wanted to get your feedback on how you see this feature fitting into your workflow. We have a quick one question survey for you to give us your thoughts on the look and keyboard shortcuts we have at this time. Please see here for more: aka.ms/datePickerSurvey

    Thanks!
    Blake, Excel Product Team

  3. Stop Excel from changing large "numbers" (actually text values) to scientific notation.

    Prevent Excel from changing large "numbers" (actually text values) to scientific notation.

    2,051 votes

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    728 comments  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. Maintain leading zeroes when entering values in cells

    There should be an application setting OR paste recovery option OR cell format to retain leading zeroes when entering values in cells (either manually or through another means like CSV import).

    (2015-11-05 Dan [MS] Updated idea title and description to broaden this issue from maintaining leading zeros on CSV data import to maintaining them on any cell entry.)

    1,555 votes

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    98 comments  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks very much for your votes. And to those who took the time to fill in the survey, thank you! This is a brief update to let y’all know that we’ve started work on this feature request along with the one on changing numbers to scientific notation.

    - Urmi [Msft]

  5. Corrigir descrição da opção "Remover Duplicatas" no Microsoft Excel

    Corrigir descrição da opção "Remover Duplicatas" no Microsoft Excel

    No caminho Dados>Ferramentas de Dados temos a opção "Remover Duplicatas".

    "Duplicatas" no Comércio significa: "título de crédito nominativo pelo qual o comprador fica obrigado a pagar, em determinada data, a quantia correspondente à fatura de mercadoria vendida a prazo."

    Ao deixarmos o mouse na opção já aparece "Duplicatas" que está errado por fazer confusão ao comercio, e no texto em seu "balão" aparece como "Duplicadas", onde o seu único significado é "que ou o que se duplicou; que foi copiado por uso de artefato próprio ou manuscrito (diz-se de documento ou…

    115 votes

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    12 comments  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. QAT Spacing

    The QAT spacing on the 2016 version is impossible to work with and forcing me to look at creating a new tab. I liked the spacing on 2013 which allowed me to view all my written macros and buttons. The new spacing pushed 5 of my buttons to a drop down. Please correct this spacing issue. The spacing does not need to be this large when you don't have a touch screen. I am one of 35 employees in my company that this effects. We have a customized QAT that all employees use.

    94 votes

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    42 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Restore the pasting of tab separated text into columns from an HTML <pre> block and web data feed that has been removed from v16.0.7927.1020

    When using data/from web or pasting a table from word or pasting an HTML <pre> block from a web page the tab separated data used to get automatically placed into columns. With v16.0.7927.1020 this has stopped - all the data goes into one column. There remains the option (checked by default) to do this when ingesting data from the web, but it no longer happens. When ingesting data from a web feed, you can't use the "paste as text" option to achieve this effect, so this change in behaviour has effectively broken our application's reporting facility. It still works in…

    16 votes

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    11 comments  ·  Data Import  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. Lambda Functions

    Allow users to define custom non-VBA functions from built in functions, this can be used to simplify complex functions that are used often e.g.

    FastVlookup = (X, Y, Z) =&gt; IF(VLOOKUP(X,Y,1,TRUE)=X,VLOOKUP(X,Y,Z,TRUE),NA())
    

    9 votes

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    4 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Bring back Notes from the previous build.

    I don't understand why the old Note system was entirely removed. It functioned perfectly as a simplified system of comments. I just need to leave a small amount of additional data which can be viewed quickly by mousing over the cell. The new comment system is cumbersome by comparison, and adds no value for my purposes.

    7 votes

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    3 comments  ·  Collaboration and Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. money in excel

    I would like my credit union to be linked- Financial plus credit union

    https://www.myfpcu.com/home

    Thank you

    1 vote

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    1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi,
    Thank you for taking the time to send this feature request! We agree that providing the functionality to add Financial plus credit union would be a great addition.

    Your input is critical to helping us improve Money in Excel. We hope you stick with it and continue to share feedback.

    Please feel free to reach out if we can provide any additional assistance.

    Best,
    The Microsoft team

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