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  1. Open find with options

    The find dialog has an options button but it always opens with the options hidden. I literally always need to click that button to get to the options I need, or even to see which are currently set. Can Excel PLEASE remember that I clicked that button and leave options visible? Preferably between sessions too.

    90 votes

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    10 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi everyone – I have great news about this request. The options will remain visible now, and Excel will remember so that next time you Find, it will show you the options.

    Make sure you update to version 2106 (build 16.0.14131) or later and you should see the difference when you use the Find dialog.

  2. Error in the translation of the function description "PROCURAR" (MS Excel Pt-Br)

    On the Brazilian Portuguese version of Microsoft Excel (desktop and online versions), the "PROCURAR" function has a translation error on its description.

    The "PROCURAR" function description text uses the word "LOCALIZAR" instead of the word "PROCURAR", causing an error because "LOCALIZAR" is also another function.

    The description states that "LOCALIZAR" is case sensitive. The "LOCALIZAR" function makes no distinction. The more adequate use on this case would be: "PROCURAR" is case sensitive.

    41 votes

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    1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. money in excel - Add Credit Karma Savings

    Connecting Credit Karma Savings #moneyinexcel

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    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi, 

    Thank you for taking the time to send this feature request! I agree that adding Credit Karma Savings institution would be useful. I’ll share your feedback with the rest of the Money in Excel team and notate this ticket to update you when we have more information about this issue. 

    Please feel free to reach out again with more feedback or if we can provide additional assistance. 

    Thank you for using Money in Excel! 

    Best,

    Prakhar Garg
    The Microsoft team

  4. Unhide multiple worksheets at once

    We can hide several worksheets at once, but we can only show them individually.

    Although the VBA can solve this issue with some lines of code, but it would be a great improvement if you add this capability to Excel as a build in feature.

    775 votes

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    78 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We’re excited to share that this feature is now available for Microsoft 365 Subscribers. To get it, you should update to version 16.0.13525 or greater on Windows, or 16.45 or greater on Mac. It’s also available in Excel for the web.

    If you are excited by this change or have comments for us, please let us know at Help → Feedback.

  5. Make Excel obey the "scroll inactive windows" setting in Windows 10

    Make Excel obey the "scroll inactive windows" setting in Windows 10. Currently Excel will scroll when it is an inactive window, but it will not allow other windows to scroll when it is the active window. This makes transcribing data from a source that needs to be scrolled difficult.

    96 votes

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    107 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanx for creating and voting on this folks!

    You should see this issue fixed starting with the latest Windows 10 Preview 17133.73 build update on 4/10 (https://blogs.windows.com/windowsexperience/2018/03/27/announcing-windows-10-insider-preview-build-17133-for-fast/) as well as latest Excel Monthly channel 1803 Build 9126.2152 update on 4/11 (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/office/mt465751.aspx).

    Please let us know if you find this still not fixed with these builds (and later).

    thanx,
    Prash [MSFT]

  6. Add User Voice Button to Excel interface

    To add a button to reach this page directly when there is a new idea to work on ... Ideas will come more fresh and easier to describe..

    10 votes

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  7. Ribbon appearance customization

    Add way to customize the appearance of the Ribbon such as the way it looked in previous versions, tweaking/modifying them, or creating ribbon themes from scratch.

    1 vote

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    3 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi Cory,

    You can customize the ribbon under File > Options > Customize Ribbon. There, you can create new Ribbons, new Chunks for existing Ribbons, etc.

    Hope that helps,
    Dan [MS]

  8. error in support page

    in the support page: https://support.office.com/it-it/article/Rilevare-gli-errori-nelle-formule-3a8acca5-1d61-4702-80e0-99a36a2822c1?ui=it-IT&rs=it-IT&ad=IT there's an error.

    in particular at the point:
    Excel visualizza questo errore quando un valore non è disponibile per una funzione o una formula.

    Se si usa una funzione come CERCA.VERT, il valore cercato ha una corrispondenza nell'intervallo di ricerca? Nella maggior parte dei casi non è così.

    Provare a usare SE.ERRORE per eliminare l'errore #N/D. In questo caso si può usare:

    =SE.ERRORE(CERCA.VERT(D2;$D$6:$E$8;2;VERO),0)

    the correct formula is:

    =SE.ERRORE(CERCA.VERT(D2;$D$6:$E$8;2;VERO);0)

    1 vote

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    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    We’re fixing this now, will likely take several days to propagate out to the internets.

    Cheers,
    Dan [MS]

  9. 3 votes

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    2 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Black theme is back. Update to the latest update for Office 2016, and you can choose Black Theme as one of the options.

    Cheers,
    Dan [MS]

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