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  1. Create method to link Excel into MS Healthvault

    Create method to link Excel into MS Healthvault. This would allow users to use spreadsheets inside of MS Healthvault for dynamic data analysis.

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  2. quick view how to use everything it has to offer

    There are those that are naturally talented on a excel and can find his way around with ease, then there is 30% that has no clue how it all works, those are the 60's generation, you would get a lot more people buying excel if there was some explanation short training video what the benefits are and how to use it to making their life a little more organized

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  3. Create a package function so that a user can easily move a file with all its external links from one computer to another

    Create a package function so that a user can easily move an excel file with all its external links from one computer to another

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  4. FIX dropdowns across versions

    Quite often when you send an Excel file to someone who does not have the same version as the originator, the dropdowns don't work.

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  5. Why not have the slider appear at the top of the embeded form so that it's not necessary to scrol it up to start reading.

    Why not have the slider appear at the top of the embeded form so that it's not necessary to scroll up to start reading.

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  6. Custom Lists - list should be saved with file

    when i create a custom list (from a range, for example), it is saved to my excel application, but the custom list does not go with the file, so another user does not have the same list, so cannot use it for sorting, etc.

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  7. easy export of entire workbook or reference to chart objects into PowerBI

    I love working in Excel. I love the new PowerBI but it's not yet that mature enough to invest spending time on the online dev section. I'd rather work on my desktop editions.

    Basically, I would love to take my excel workbooks and export everything - including charts - into PoweBI as easily as Excel does the copy/move worksheets into PowerBI. If PowerBI automatically does the calcs with DAX instead of regular functions from Excel, holy crap. I could learn DAX easily and be super super confident in using Excel/PowerBI as my all-in one analysis/publishing workflow.

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  8. Allow full functionality with shared workbooks.

    With the shared worked book i would like to see if i can now merged and actually change things besides just adding rows and columns. i would like to merge,and cells and etc while also tracking what someone else is doing in the same workbook. Same goes for excel online, i like to track what the other person on the workbook is doing.

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  9. 3 votes
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  10. Create link between a sheet and an email adress.

    Will you have one day a fonction that can Link an Excel sheet to an email address? I will share you why in the future. A fonction that can link each different sheet to an email address (that are different) to send, for exemple, a part of a report only. Thanks! Have created a huge excel report card file for student at school, before Idoceo, Teacher Kit and so on...since 2008, and using Excel with confidence since 2003. If I can email report to parents it could be awesome!

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