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  1. Bar colours in graph

    Colours of the bars in graphs do not retain their colour after saving and closing the file; reopening the file, what was red as a negative, becomes white - Why? There is an error in the latest version of excel which is messing with the colours of bars in graphs - please fix

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  2. Excel Map still can not render value for the "Liberecký kraj"

    Bing Maps (in Excel) don't know term "Liberecký kraj"

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  3. Data Bar Conditional formatting for Percentages does not work properly

    If you create a data bar conditional format for a data set that includes both positive and negative percentages, and if you attempt to click on the button to show negative values in the same direction as positive, the functionality does not work. No matter how you change the minimum and maximum, either have it be a number or a percentage, it does not work properly. The attached file shows that the representation of the colors in the cell is not representative of the percentages within the cell. This is a glitch and defeats the purpose of this tool and…

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  4. Map Charts not showing UK postcodes as being part of the UK

    A Number of post code areas aren't listed as being part of the UK. When you used them in a map chart and set it to the country level the map will show the entire globe. At a local level they work perfectly in isolation but as soon as you want to see them at anything more than the individual area they don't correctly show. This happens at the postcode sector level on about 20 postcodes and on the Outcode N1P

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  5. Map Charts not showing UK postcodes as being part of the UK

    A Number of post code areas aren't listed as being part of the UK. When you used them in a map chart and set it to the country level the map will show the entire globe. At a local level they work perfectly in isolation but as soon as you want to see them at anything more than the individual area they don't correctly show. I've attached a workbook with showing this on the occurring on the Postcode Sector level and at the outcode level the same thing happens with N1P

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  7. Charting Format

    When charting a y versus an x function ( y=f( x) often there are no y values for a given x value. For a valid x range for which there are y=f(x) values, excel shows values of y(x) to be ZERO, even though they don't lie in the valid Y=f(x) range on the x axis.

    Can your Excel team define a function for charting y=f(x) so that y(x)=0 does not show on the x axis, since they are not within the valid y=f(x) range.

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  8. A few versions ago I could easily create a simple chart. I now have version 10 of windows and Excel is no longer easy to use.

    A few versions ago I could easily create a simple chart. I now have version 10 of windows and Excel is no longer easy to use.

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  9. 1 vote
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  10. In-Cell bullet graph à la Conditional Formatting>>Data Bars style

    Allow In-Cell bullet graph ────┼─ à la Conditional Formatting>>Data Bars style. A simple indicator with a target value that can be quickly added to rows of cells. Very useful for building dashboards in Excel.

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  11. Allow the cursor to move within the textbox for range selection within select data for charts

    It is a royal pain in the **** to have to use the mouse/trackpad to align the I beam to the absolutely correct position to be able to modify the range. As soon as a cursor key is pressed, the location of the cell highlighted is added to the range, CTRL+A (a precursor to deleting the whole textbox) merely adds the entire sheet to the range.

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  12. 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!

    3 votes
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  13. swaping xy ranges

    When charting xy charts the order of the columns determines which axis is used for X and Y. To change around you need to drag one selection over, drag the second to the first column then drag the first to the second.

    It would be much easier and simpler to have a swap axis button for the series so can swap over. Suggest put in Select Data box.

    Lotus 123 had it 40 years ago!

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  14. Axis option in (x, y) scatter plots

    It would be great to have an option to set X and Y axes with the same scale factor, such that grid lines could appear as squares. This would be specially useful when X and Y data are of the same kind and order of magnitude. So far this can be tediously done manually.

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  15. Excel chart modal mode or have interactive chart control on a form

    When users have more than 1000 row data and chart on a form, it will be useful they have the interactive chart remain at a location when users scroll the data.

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  16. Have the option of the size that appears when we configure a drop-down list without having to program an automatic enlargement.

    Have the option of the size that appears when we configure a drop-down list without having to program an automatic enlargement. This option is annoying because the zoom is always readjusted and we have trouble following the place where we went

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  17. Add "Low" option to chart tick marks

    Add "Low" as an option for chart tick marks so when labels are displayed Low on negative amounts in the chart, can do it for tick mark too.

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  19. For Shapes Drawn on Graphs - Allow Points to Be Tied to Coordinates

    When sizing water pumps and other equipment, I have found that it is very helpful to highlight certain areas of scatter plots with mostly-transparent shapes. This is currently possible if I manually overlay shapes onto a scatter plot, however, I would like to make a template spreadsheet for my company that can do this quickly. And the way that I have thought of for this to work is to allow the corners of shapes within a graph to be tied to coordinates. That way, if a coordinate is changed, then the shape will update according to the change.

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  20. 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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