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  1. Cell Colour Dependent Charts

    I have been using Excel to track some progress and have found colour coding quite useful, however I want to convert the colour coding into a pie chart. If I could label 3 categories with red, green, and yellow, wherein the colours change monthly depending on the data, I would like to be able to create a pie chart that correlates to the different coloured cells.

    E.G.

    Red: Not started
    Yellow: Started
    Green: Finished

    I want to make a pie chart that represents how many pieces of work are in each category without having to make a table that outlines…

    3 votes

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  2. give user freedom to set their own font defaults throughout excel i.e. data labels, titles etc.

    give user freedom to set their own font defaults throughout excel i.e. data labels, titles etc.

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  4. Highlight cells that have changed since last viewing in shared spreadsheets.

    Highlight cells that have changed since the last time you looked at a file in shared spreadsheets. Example: If cell 1 changed since last time you were in file, it would be highlighted differently from the other cells until you acknowledge the change.

    2 votes

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  5. correct the map of the UK

    The filled map of the UK is broken. The County of East Riding of Yorkshire and metropolitan borough of Kingston upon Hull do not plot leaving a large are of Eastern England blank. It's like having the filled map of USA when you can't plot anything in the whole of Virginia.

    There is a smaller similar error in the west of England where it seems impossible to plot anything in the area of St Helen's (or St Helens)

    Could you fix this soonest please?.

    1 vote

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  6. Have Pre-set layouts for Charts

    (e.g Types of pets people have)
    So people can get a variety of ideas and maybe ****** up a few quick charts that they can only edit the numbers and visualisations

    1 vote

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  7. Allow the Min and Max of the Axes to be flexible, based on formulas

    Min and Max values now can be set manually. Would be useful if this becomes dynamic and we can connect the minimum/maximum value of the Axes to the chart's dataset. Let us use a formula to define them.
    There is an amazing solution here (https://exceloffthegrid.com/chart-axis-min-mix/ ) but this may make the files even more complex.
    A standard solution would help a lot.

    1 vote

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  8. Add "Units" under "axis options"

    The "units" option that let you change the major and minor units under "Axis options" in format charts needs to be added to boxplots.

    1 vote

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  9. Graph Editing

    Group all the graph editing options under one tab or menu. It can be really difficult to edit graphs, picking the right axis, data, line, etc. Grouping them all together would make it a lot easier to get the final product you're looking for. Standardize and simplify.

    2 votes

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  10. Add SmartArt for excel

    Add SmartArt feature in Excel which is there in PPT...that will help in visualization in excel file

    1 vote

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  11. change the color of error bars within the chart individually

    I want to change the color of error bars within the chart individually for each series. For data points, this is possible since excel allows users to select them individually; however, I can't do this with error bars.

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  12. How to convert Zimbra to PST file

    Vartika Zimbra TGZ to PST converter tool and like this great Conversion Software. I recommend you if you want an easy and quick solution. You can try this Zimbra PST converter. It offers full resolution for converting Zimbra emails to PST with the associated attachments. With the high-speed execution order, the efficiency takes only a few minutes to export the data from Zimbra to MS Outlook while maintaining the originality of the database
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    1 vote

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  13. Power View for Excel has been Disabled.Please

    Power view has been disabled due to silverlight not being security compliant. Please can we get this fixed ASAP. Have the security stuff fixed so we can use Power View in Excel

    1 vote

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  14. Fatch image from given location on basis on provided cell range

    somthing like as fatchimage(A2,A1,[FIX SIZE AS CELL],[100x100])

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  15. 2 votes

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  16. Surface Plot with Log Scale

    When using the Surface Plot feature in Excel followed by setting the Y-axis to a Log Scale, Excel crashes and needs to be restarted. Attached is an example. Simply double click on the y-axis and change to Log scale.

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  17. Need to fix the align options for charts.

    At one time, it was possible to add objects to Excel charts and align them. It is no longer possible to select and align objects on charts because selecting an object also selects the chart plot area. All of the align options are greyed out. Unselecting the plot area unselects the objects. The shift arrow keys can no longer be used to nudge objects.

    1 vote

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  18. FOLDERS FOR SHEET TABS

    I would like folders for my sheet tabs because I have soo many of them. I have each week for each month broken out. For example: jan week 1, jan week 2, jan week 3, jan week 4, jan week 5, and jan total. Each of the weeks feed data into the jan total sheet. If I could hide each of those sheet tabs into a folder, it would make my book much more organized.

    2 votes

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  19. Agile Gantt Chart Color Coding

    You should have the option to change the color schema, or alter the pre-defined fields, to allow color coding to be in the chart with customized data. If I change the dropdown selections for that field, I lose the color coding.

    1 vote

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  20. Chart style for patent applications.

    For all patent documents, drawings must always be black line drawings on a white background It would be useful to have a "patent" chart style that automatically sets all elements of a chart to meet drawing standards for patent documents.

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