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  1. German Keyboard with English numbers (coma and point problem)

    I can't get used to English keyboard but I have to work in English.
    I use German keyboard but for numbers I need a point instead of coma.
    Please change "," with "." in the number parts.
    I mean please offer German keyboard with English number area!
    Thanks

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    • HEY IDIOTS- DID YOU FIX THE ******* "HIT ESCAPE EVERY ******* TIME YOU CUT AND PASTE IN EXCEL 365" CRAPWARE UPDATE FROM JUNE 2017 TODAY? T

      HEY IDIOTS- DID YOU FIX THE ******* "HIT ESCAPE EVERY ******* TIME YOU CUT AND PASTE IN EXCEL 365" CRAPWARE UPDATE FROM JUNE 2017 TODAY? THOUGHT I WOULD GIVE YOU FEEDBACK EVERY TIME I HAVE TO HIT ESCAPE WHILE WORKING FOR AWHILE. *********.

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      • Allow us to disable "double click to move"

        Double-clicking to move to the beginning or end of the cells is useful for some, but for others it drags our productivity down. Please allow us to toggle the option to navigate using double-click so the users who are adversely affected by it can turn it off.

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        • Make the default search criteria persist between Excel uses

          How about you make the default search criteria persist between Excel uses (so that you can search by Value instead of by formula)

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          • Give an option to remove the highlighting hold on copied cells!

            Please give an option to go back to the old style of Excel where highlighted cells that are copied and pasted lose their highlight after you move on to a new cell or save. The new format is much more cumbersome.

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            • move continuous paste/insert option to 2nd choice under "Paste" and "Insert Cells" instead of it being the default option

              many people are very upset about the new Excel 365/2016 option that keeps a copied item on the clipboard and interferes with the next cell insert step by pasting/inserting the last copied item. It is a feature i had wanted for a while, but now it is a pain in the neck and can crash the file you are working in as it ends up filling the whole worksheet. However, it would be a useful feature if it was the 2nd option in the Paste and Insert dropdowns.

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              • Populate Shrink to fit function so that it can be added to custom ribbons

                Populate Shrink to fit function so that it can be added to custom ribbons. this function is not currently available in the Customize Ribbon -> All Commands.

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                • should also have sharing workbook option

                  should also have sharing workbook option

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                  • Mac 2016 Copying

                    Make it so we can clear the copied cells that remain highlighted after the copy command has been executed. LET US TURN THIS FEATURE OFF.

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                    • Warn users when they are deleting a worksheet that is referenced in formulas on other worksheets

                      It would help to warn users when they are deleting a worksheet that is referenced in formulas on other worksheets, for example when a vlookup formula in cell(s) on one worksheet references cell(s) in another worksheet that is being deleted. This would give the user the chance to copy/paste special-values before deleting the worksheet.

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                      • 建议添加个小功能,关于下拉多选,在按住鼠标左键时可以用鼠标中建上下滚动

                        建议添加个小功能,关于下拉多选,在按住鼠标左键时可以用鼠标中建上下滚动

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                        • cells to copy and paste, once pasted, original cells should un-highlight.

                          When I select a cell to copy the contents for pasting elsewhere, and then paste the info into the new cell; the selected cell remains highlighted with those circulating green lines regardless of where I click next. Please can we get an option to turn off the green lines after pasting.

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                          • Allow more than one worksheet to be unhidden at the same time

                            I'd like to be able to unhide more than one worksheet at a time. I know a macro can be written to do this but it would be easier to have the option to select more than 1 worksheet to unhide at the same time.

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                            • Provide a warning when editing a cell when multiple tabs are selected

                              There are times when I select multiple tabs for printing. This allows the page numbering to be continuous across the tabs. This often happens when I'm in a hurry and I neglect to deselect the multiple tabs. When I reopen the spreadsheet later and start making edits, I discover (usually too late) that I'm making the same changes to multiple tabs. I would recommend a warning similar to the caps lock on warning when entering passwords.

                              2 votes
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                              • 体裁の整え方

                                以前のように、行の高さや列の幅を、㎝で指定できるようにしてほしい。

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                                • Add Menu Option

                                  Is it possible to add an option to the "Insert" function wherein the user can select the number of cells or columns they want to add? The user would float the cursor over "Insert" and a menu would pop up to the side allowing the user to select the number of cells or columns to be added. Does that make sense?

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                                  • Allow "true" footnotes to be added into cells

                                    Although comments serve as "pseudo footnotes" today in Excel, it is very cumbersome when there are many of them, and you have to enable the "Print Row and Column Headings" setting in order to know which comment belongs to which cell. Enabling this setting also makes the printout look too busy.

                                    Instead, it would be extremely helpful if Excel would include the superscripted footnote number (1, 2, 3, etc.) right in the cell (regardless of the cell's Number format), and allow the footnotes to then be printed at the bottom of the page on which they occur, or all at…

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                                    • Return save as

                                      Simple return save as

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                                      • Localized Version: make english keyboard shortcuts and commands available!

                                        Please, allow us to switch from localised keyboard shortcuts to the standard english shortcuts (strg-b) instead of strg+shift+F in German Version. I am using a lot of software, and this is painful. Would be nice in all Office Apps.
                                        Same with english commands for excel....this german wenn...dann is just a pain...especially when I can't use the standard commands found in every other programming language. Make english commands available to every localized version..pls!!!!

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                                        • shortcut for argument tooltips

                                          F9 is an important part of editing formulas. Evaluate formulas is also important. Also, you can click on the argument tooltip and it automatically selects the specified range.
                                          My ideas are:
                                          1) have another shortcut that acts the same way as clicking the argument in the tooltip window, to easily highlight certain parts of formulas.
                                          2) PLEASE PLEASE MAKE THE EVALUATE FORMULA WINDOW BIGGER!!
                                          3) when you create large array formulas, and you click F9 to evaluate a certain part of the formula, if you are refrencing a lot of data, the messagebox pops up saying "a formula can't contain…

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