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

stupid speling correction

hey hey hey ! what is this ! i am trying to type a name list (teh) excel change back (the) and keep changing and changing u think u fking god know what i want is it ! i HAVE NO TIME FOR TIS ****.

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completed  ·  AdminExcel Team [MSFT] (Product Owner, Office.com) responded  · 

We have good news to share. In the January 2019 release of Excel for both Mac and Windows, this issue has been resolved. Once you install the update, Excel will allow you to override any autocorrection simply by going back and typing over the correction. For example, if you type “HSA” into cell A1, Excel will autocorrect it to “HAS”. If you go back and type “HSA” again in the same place, Excel will not correct it again. It will still autocorrect “HSA” if you type it into a different location, or if another autocorrection happens before you change “HAS” back to “HSA”. To summarize, Excel will no longer make the same autocorrection 2 times consecutively.

This fix is included in Excel for Mac if you have version 16.20 or greater, and Excel for Windows if you have version 16.0.11126 or greater.

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