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  1. Machine Learning

    XLMiner Ad In is built for data mining / machine learning algorithms in excel and now it's high time to get this ad in in excel by default.

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    • Nigeria Maps

      I am loving the new MS Excel features especially the colors and most especially the maps. I just can't stop playing with it.
      However, I noticed that while creating a map of Nigeria using states; a certain state (Kebbi) never seems to be mapped with data. The map recognizes the state but it never picks up data in that section. Please Help to make this feature PERFECT!

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      • Horizontal Box and Whisker Plots

        Schools use box and whisker plots horizontally. As of current I have only seen Excel do them vertically. This is extremely frustrating.

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        • Postcodes

          Please will you strike a deal with Ordnance Survey to allow Excel Maps to Support UK postcodes (or at least the first part of the postcode)?

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          • Map feature not recognising Wales, England, Scotland and NI

            The Map chart feature is great but it is not recognising Wales, England, Scotland and NI as separate parts of the UK. Splitting by county or postcode would also be useful for regional sales, web traffic, marketing, etc?

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            • Some Danish postcodes are missing (ex:4100 Ringsted and 4160 Herlufmagle) on the Map Chart in Excel application

              Please update the source of map chart in Excel application. One of our customer verified that some Danish postcodes are missing (ex:4100 Ringsted and 4160 Herlufmagle) but possibly other post codes or locations could be missing as well.

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              • Blinking Cells after 'Find' finds a data

                Hello
                It will be better if cell blinks after a 'Find' operation. Otherwise it is very difficult to search. please see the attached image.

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                • With Map Charts, Please Add Leader Lines So That You Can See the Data Labels In Small Geographic Areas

                  With Map Charts, I cannot see the data labels in small geographic areas. Can you please make them "editable" so that I can move/ resize them and/or add leader lines to the data labels so that the values can be properly displayed.

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                  • Congressional Districts

                    Just like there are maps by state and city, there should be capabilities for charting and creating maps by U.S. Congressional Districts.

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                    • Problem: Diagram redrawing after zooming

                      I encountered a problem in Excel 2016. After zooming out and zooming in, my diagrams were distorted. This happens with large data series (with several thousand points). You have to redraw the diagrams so that they are displayed correctly again. It would help a lot if the redrawing of the graph would happen automatically. I have already mentioned the problem in support chat with the case number 1455057403.

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                        • Automate the process to have dual axis (Y1 & Y2) charts, today too awkward.

                          The default is a chart using the primary Y1 axis, but I want two streams of data to be compared. Today it can be done but is cumbersome. Set up a new chart type, call it Dual Axis Y chart or something. One stream of data on the left Y1 & another stream on the right Y2 axis.




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                          • Automate the process to have dual axis (Y1 & Y2) charts, today too awkward.

                            The default is a chart using the primary Y1 axis, but I want two streams of data to be compared. Today it can be done but is cumbersome. Set up a new chart type, call it Dual Axis Y chart or something. One stream of data on the left Y1 & another stream on the right Y2 axis.

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                            • Please add a system on your histogram chart to show only top 10/15 entries

                              Please add a system on your histogram chart to show only top 10/15 entries so that only valuable entries are only being displayed and other items are not displayed.

                              It will make the visualization of the chart far better.

                              If you have any more update on this issue please mail to:
                              shuvopaul530@outlook.com

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                              • Tangency of the endpoints in scatter charts

                                In smooth-lined scatter charts, the tangents of the endpoints move toward their neighbor points, resulting in an unrealistic inflection point in those end segments. Clearly more realistic would be the method shown here: http://www.excelution.at/linie-glaetten-3/

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                                • Add ability to use cell references or formulas in all chart format options

                                  When creating a number of related charts, it's often useful to set the minima and maxima of the chart axes to the same values on all charts. Currently, if the min/max you wish to show changes because cell values change, this involves clicking each chart and changing the values in the axis options individually. This is tedious and prone to error when large numbers of charts are involved.

                                  It would be advantageous to be able to tie these axis properties to cell values (or even to define a formula for them). That way, a user could update a single value…

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                                  • scatter diagram

                                    How do I find the source cell for a data point in a scatter diagram?

                                    Adding data labels does not help because I still have to look for the specific source cell myself from hundreds of cells.

                                    If it is possible, I wish a function to find a source cell for a data point in a scatter diagram will be added.

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                                    • New chart: Word Cloud/ Tag Cloud chart determined by its frequency

                                      Are you developing Word Cloud/ Tag Cloud chart that word size is proportional to its frequency? Many webs/ apps have Word Cloud but random size. I think it does not make sense. The size should reflect something meaningful. I really need this chart for my job.

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                                      • Allow users to select the map, and/or import map, for use in map charts.

                                        Bing maps does not always use an accurate map. For example, I have data by county in Wisconsin but the map Bing finds shows territory boundaries in the middle of Lake Michigan so county shapes are distorted. If I could designate an accurate map, problem solved.

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                                        • On the Power Map it shows the wrong province!

                                          On the Power Map it shows the wrong province. I'm trying to show the Sukhbaatar province, but it's highlighting the Selenge province !

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