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  1. 6 votes
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    • Recover EDB File to PST

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      • Cancel action as a 3rd option when 'Name Conflict' dialogue appears

        Regardless of the scenario/circumstance when it occurs, Excel's default action when a name conflict occurs is to prompt the user with the choice of two options: (1) use the existing defined name in the current workbook/worksheet or (2) giving it a new name. I would like to see a third option - cancel the action. Currently the only way to do so is to use Task Manager and close Excel, which results in the loss of any work not saved.

        3 votes
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        • Allow users to change default behavior when inserting rows while there is content in the clipboard

          I usually copy some cells and then go somewhere else in a workbook to paste it but realize I need to create space first by adding rows or columns. When you insert a row with content on the clipboard it repeats whatever you had copied in every cell in the column. This is a huge operation and usually crashes excel.

          I've never wanted to add a new row with the clipboard content repeated in every cell and excel can't even handle it so why is that default?

          3 votes
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          • Make ALL windows and dialogue boxes resizeable

            Please allow the user to change every dialogue / command box size. Example; Go To box default size is completely useless when trying to trace precedents - one has to click in the reference box, one by one, and scrolling with the right arrow to get any idea of what cell is being referenced. IT IS USELESS, and has been this way forever. Can't believe I have to plead for this in 2018!

            10 votes
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            • In the formula '=INT((A1-INT(A1))*100), it results wrong for A1=16.15, 17.15, 18.15... so on.

              In the formula '=INT((A1-INT(A1))*100), it results wrong for A1=16.15, 17.15, 18.15, 19.15... so on. I think it can be corrected.

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              • File menu item should be a menu item, not a take over whole screen

                I can't tell what file I am saving, and all context is lost when someone clicks "file"

                This is a grievous error and needs to be fixed... I can't see why it would be done this drastically horrible... I can see something to help people but this is hurtful...

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                • Including message or control with functions SUMIF and COUNTIF when the condition is more than 15 digits

                  Something similar I could detect and register 7 years ago.
                  Since July 2011 was confirmed and registered the case of MS Excel Falla with calculation sheet accounting using the functions SUMIF and COUNTIF, registered for the first time in the Dominican Republic (ONDA Copyright Office), which still persists in all languages and versions.
                  When the condition in the 2 functions SUMIF and COUNTIF are numeric with more than 15 digits, it leads to match them without giving any message and giving incorrect values when comparing their results.
                  Subsequently it was confirmed in workshops and registered in Russia 2012 and Germany…

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                  • Please fix whatever makes dragging an excel window so slow

                    Please fix whatever makes dragging an excel window so slow

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                    • conflict with "language for non-unicode programs" setting

                      when checked "beta: use Unicode utf-8 for worldwide language support" in "language for non-unicode programs" setting (windows 10, 1803), vbe and macro related functions crash any office program. after unchecked that option, vbe works normally.

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                      • Fix the bug: Cannot collapse a sub-group only if it is the last child of its parent group

                        I am using Excel's grouping feature to create some parent-child nodes within my spreadsheet. When you do this, Excel normally adds a plus/minus button alongside the nodes to allow you to expand/collapse each grouping.

                        However, I have noticed that whenever my sub-group is at the bottom of its parent (i.e. it is the last child in the grouping) Excel does not show the button. Why is this?

                        Button not showing on sub-group that is the last child of its parent.

                        Button is showing on sub-group that is not the last child of its parent.

                        Quoted from https://superuser.com/questions/999101/how-to-show-collapse-expand-button-beside-a-sub-group-in-excel-that-is-the-last

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                        • Fix problem where the dashed line around the cells to go away and it tries to paste them whenever i try to insert rows etc

                          Please fix the update issue wherby the dashed line around the cells to wont go away and it tries to paste them whenever i try to insert rows etc. Only solution seems to be pressing escape which should not be required and is infuriating

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                          • Bug?

                            Please see the attached excel file.

                            1 vote
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                            • Design Flaw on Reporting Circular References

                              This application Error has been reported to Microsoft, who claim the app is performing as designed. This this Error or Glitch is a "Design Flaw" rather than a "Bug". It still ought to be fixed.

                              The error gets perpetuated by Microsoft in posts such as their reply here: https://excel.uservoice.com/forums/304921-excel-for-windows-desktop-application/suggestions/14732112-circular-errors

                              The issue is the distinction between "cells actually involved in the circular reference in that they depend upon themselves", from "other cells not in the circular reference chain but are used by cells in the circular chain" and "other cells not in the circular chain that depend upon one or more…

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                              • Warum kann man kein Diagramm aus zwei einfachen Datenreihen machen?! Und warum kann man sich nicht einfach darauf hinweisen, sondern nur abs

                                Warum kann man kein Diagramm aus zwei einfachen Datenreihen machen?! Und keine Beschwerde sondern nur Ideen abgeben?

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                                • Please fix the bug that makes the footnote on page 1 print on page 2 also even though I chose different first page.

                                  Excel has a bug that needs fixing: it prints the first page footer on the 2nd page also even though I chose "different first page".

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                                  • Hyperlinks in shapes won't work if worksheet protected

                                    I've assigned hyperlinks to rectangular shapes, however, when I protect the worksheet, no matter what options I select/deselect, I can't get the hyperlinks to work under protection. I even right click on the shape, go to 'Size and Properties', then deselect 'Locked' on the shape, and the hyperlinks still won't work. The hyperlinks are a simple variety that jump to different cells on the same worksheet. It seems like there should be a way to make these hyperlinks work without using brute force VBA.

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                                    • 4 votes
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                                      • Excel 2016 - Screentip Placement

                                        Would it be possible to update the screentip placement back to the right-side of the pointer in future updates of Excel?

                                        I noticed that in Excel 2016, when highlighting columns (for vlookups, for instance) the screentip displays on the far left side of the program (if you start highlighting in column A). Whereas, in previous versions of Excel, the screentip always displayed to the right of the pointer.

                                        The new popup location on the left causes the screentip to display on a completely different screen than the current Excel instance if you have an extended display located to the left…

                                        21 votes
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                                        • 使用排序功能时Excel会崩溃

                                          每次使用排序功能,Excel都会提示已停止工作,要求重启或关闭。

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