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How can we improve Excel for Windows (Desktop Application)?

Grouping/Outlining [-] Button should be at the top (or both bottom and top)

Currently, when you group rows using the grouping and outlining feature, the [-] toggle for the group shows up only at the last row of the group. This means that after you click on the [+] button, the [-] doesn't replace the [+] button but shows up at the bottom of the list. This requires the user to scroll down to find the bottom row of the group and click on [-]. And then scroll back up to find the top row again.

When quickly expanding and contracting groups, it would require a lot less mouse movement and scrolling if you could just quickly click on [+] and then [-] because of the [+] and [-] appearing in the same place.

Even better would be to have the [-] button show up both at the top row of the group AND the bottom row of the group, allowing you to click on it in either location.

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Jon Wittwer shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
already supported  ·  Dan Battagin [MS XL] responded  · 

This is already doable using the outlining options. Additionally – you can click anywhere on the outlining line to expand/collapse.

Cheers,
Dan [MS]

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