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  1. while pasting the file from a mail to a folder-

    if its the same name available in the folder its asking to replace, but in many cases we do wanted to keep the Old name as it is, however in order to retain we were intended to go and change the Old name in the folder and pasting the new file in order to avoid replace. But while pasting itself if we have an Option to change the name of the file which we are pasting would have been good and it will make ease and save the time.

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  2. Allow login info to be pasted from password manager when logging into MoneyInExcel

    In MoneyInExcel I would like to be able to paste login info from password manager.

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  3. Quick acess office "document ABC" turn on web browser icons pop up with your go to places. turn on computer make recent documents quick icon

    Quick access: office "document ABC" turn on web browser icons pop up with your go to places. turn on computer make recent documents quick icon.

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  4. Office 365 > Excel - Version Tagging

    Currently I use SaveAs to save a excel (word, PPT) to mark a major change. For example, I changed a mega formula in excel which is accurate but slow, to a 2 lines of formula. Though version is created, I could not find which version I made the changes. I am back to using SaveAs with hint in the file name. If there is any other option which I am not aware of let me know or create provision to tag the version and tag explorer for Version control, so that I can pull that version easily.

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  6. BUG: Excel looks for printer when I try to save a new doc to my OneDrive

    EVERY SINGLE TIME I try to save a new document to my OneDrive, my computer will freeze with the spinning blue wheel and tries to find a printer for around ~5 minutes. Occasionally I will have to complete force quit to get the wheel to stop spinning.

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  7. open excel workbooks in same location

    Please Please learn how to open workbooks on the same place on the screen as they were kept and close. It drives me nuts how easy it is and you don't have this function. ugh!

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  8. "Save As" folder options for Excel 2016

    My most recently used folder(s) should pop up when I am using "Save As". I currently have to click through the entire pathway to get to the folders I need and it becomes very time-consuming.

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  9. saving excel file

    Saving Excel File takes forever if the file is big.

    Breaking down the process
    save changes only to those modified sheets in the workbook. really improve performance!
    Rest are nontouched or already saved content...

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  10. Ability to combine multiple spreadsheets from explorer

    would be a great idea to have the ability to selecting multiple spreadsheets from explorer, then right clicking mouse and selecting 'combine' and all the sheets from the multiple files combines into a single spreadsheet workbook file...

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  11. Add Time settings for Autosave

    I suggest that there is a feature to change the time intervals that the file autosaves. Maybe that if working on a file alone, you can set it to every 5,10,15..... mins, but as soon as you are collaborating, it switches to the normal way

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  12. drop-down at top of application should include filename and path

    There's a wee dropdown at the top of Excel (next to the search box) with the filename in it. This should also give us the file name and path, copied to the clipboard.

    Use case: I'm in a spreadsheet w/ a 60 character name, but "open file location" doesn't select the file from among the other files in the directory, and I can't copy the name from anywhere convenient: File Save As will work & I can copy the name from the dialog, but this is far less convenient.

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  13. Multiple Spreadsheets Multiple Window Sizes

    Have multiple spreadsheets, each with unique roles. Some are small in display area, some are large in display area. What would be really accommodating is to have Excel remember each spreadsheet Window size and display position. Therefore, if you resize a spreadsheet this does not affect all spreadsheets.

    2 votes

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  14. need the password to open a sheet in single workbook but not for another sheet in same workbook

    need the password to open a worksheet in the single workbook but not for another sheet in the same workbook

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  15. SLOW LOADING IN SONY VIAO LAPTOP

    VERY SLOW LOADING IN SONY LAPTP

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  16. Create PDF password protected files using VBA

    Allow to create PDF password protected files using VBA.

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  17. Indicate when autosave gets disabled on a document that was previously working

    When you are working in a document that is using autosave and you loose your one drive connection or internet connection and autosave stops working, you should indicate someone that autosave is no longer working properly. I lost a lot of data when my laptop rebooted during a windows update and autosave apparently wasn't working for a day or two.

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  18. Open all pinned files

    I use multiple spreadsheets every day and I use the same ones every day.
    Pinning them helps with organization, but I still have to open each one individually.
    How about an option to open all pinned files when I open Excel?
    Perhaps an option to select files from the list of pinned files to open automatically when I open Excel?

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  19. Open all pinned files

    I use multiple spreadsheets every day and I use the same ones every day.
    Pinning them helps with organization, but I still have to open each one individually.
    How about an option to open all pinned files when I open Excel?
    Perhaps an option to select files from the list of pinned files to open automatically when I open Excel?

    1 vote

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  20. Make Workbook.Open() behave as in Excel 2010 if the workbook is already open

    Set wbk=Workbooks.Open("Your file path")

    If the workbook "Your file path" is already open, wbk returns Nothing instead of (as per Excel 2010) re-opening the file, prompting the user if any changes have been made to the file.

    Please restore to the way it worked in Excel 2010.

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