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  1. Make Excel use the standard printer settings, rather than force users to manually adjust every single tab to print in color

    The title says it all. The current setup is not only absolutely unacceptable but it is also absolutely inconceivable how an engineer could ever have thought this is an economic and user-friendly way of printing workbooks.

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    • Printing Multiple files from Excel

      Office 2016 Home and Business Version 9226.2114 does not allow you to select multiple files and right click and print them anymore, this works in version 8528.2147 but has now stopped working, this only affects Excel as Word still works as expected

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      • Printint function does not properly.

        I tried to print the entire spreadsheet under printing and selected single side as option. The first tab printed out fine. The rest of the tabs are back to double sided.

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        • Print at actual size

          Why doesn't Excel print to actual size? Visio will print a 10cm box the correct size but Excel prints it at 9.7 x 10.8 cm. In the past I have copied and pasted from Excel to Visio so I can print the shapes correctly.

          Due to the changes in licencing I cant buy current Visio for my personal use and the old version doesn't work on Win 10.

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          • Image get distorted when copy sheet from workbook to another

            I have two Excel files (file1.xlsx and file2.xlsx, one file could be the copy of the other)

            In these files I have 1 sheet with an embedded image.

            If I copy the sheet of file1.xlsx in to file2.xlsx, the image of imported sheet seems ok but when I print (or in print preview) it is distorted.

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            • HAVE NUMBER OF PAGES ALSO SHOW AT TOP OF PRINT PREVIEW SCREEN

              Trying to verify that print will be as intended, when open Print Preview, one has to scroll down to see how many pages are avail to print, but then have to scroll back up to see what the top looks like, then go back down. It would also be helpful if the default print preview screen scaled to fit most screens -- that would then mean that my first suggestion not needed after all - maybe there's already a fix and I am just ignorant of it.

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              • Auto display print preview

                I added a "Print preview and print" button to my button bar. When I click it, it takes me to the same page as File > Print, which is fine. In the area where the print preview should show, all I see is a button "print preview". It doesn't show the preview unless I click the button. Why doesn't it automatically show print preview like it did in Office 2010?

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                • 13"x19" paper on an HP 7610 is not available for Excel 2016. Also custom size is not available.

                  13"x19" paper on an HP 7610 is not available for Excel 2016. Also custom size is not available.

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                  • Let me print pages that are not consecutive, in one print command. For example, let me print pages: 1,4-5,9 from ENTIRE workbook.

                    Let me print pages that are not consecutive, in one print command. For example, let me print pages: 1,4-5,9 from ENTIRE workbook.

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                    • Access to Rows COlumns to repeat

                      Why can you not change the rows and columns ot repeat when viewing print settings. can only be done through page layout. Inconsistent and Dumb..... Been a problem/issue since version 1.

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                      • Fix print of indented cells when printing as multicolumn sheet

                        When using indents on cells (i.e. implementing hierarchy), when printed, excel loses WYSIWYG, the print out or print preview distorts the indent width ratio to the font size. So the more the cells become smaller, the indention width becomes larger.

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                        • Print multiple sheets page # of #, but NOT be total pages in the workbook

                          I have users who want to be able to choose to print multiple sheets of their workbook, but then have the output show only the total number of pages for the individual worksheet, not the total workbook. The footers have the fields for [page] of [number of pages].

                          Example:
                          Sheet1 has 2 pages
                          Sheet2 has 3 pages

                          So if I print both sheets in one action, all of the page numbers are "# of 5". We would like to have the option to print all of the sheets in one action, but the pages in Sheet1 would say "Page 1…

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                          • Page Setup - Repeat Rows at bottom

                            Under page setup there is an option to repeat rows at the top. My problem is I would also like repeat rows at the bottom. I work in data analysis and frequently have data tables that are multiple pages. It would be great if each page contained the rows at the bottom which in my case are (Mean, C.V., LSD, etc).

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                            • Allow 2 to a page printing so that I get the full page on a 1/2 page.

                              I want to print a full worksheet on 1/2 page. But there isn't a selection .. so I have to copy and paste into WORD and print it.

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                                • NEED GRID LINES TO PRINT

                                  WHEN HIGHLIGHTING AND COPYING A WORKHEET WITH GRID LINES AND PASTING TO A MESSAGE THE GRID LINES DO NOT PRINT. WITH GRID LINES THE PERSON RECIEVINGTHE MESSAGE CAN FOLLOW THE INFORMATION EASIER.

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                                  • Using Various Dates in Header/Footer

                                    Not sure this idea belongs in printing or elsewhere, but the idea basically to specify the type of date/time printed in the header/footer. Currently, only the print date is available but it would be great to optionally print the last updated date in the footer instead of the print date and not involving VB macros.

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                                    • Labels directly from Excel without word

                                      Why in 2017 can we not do labels in excel. Why do we have to mail merge in word? Excel is where the data is. Make it easy to just do it from excel as well.

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                                      • can find print preview button in excel. also cant find what version of excel i am running.

                                        can find print preview button in excel.
                                        also cant find what version of excel i am running.

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