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  1. There are Duplicate Shortcuts For Converting a List into Table, Let's use one them for another functionality

    A Table has a lot more functionality than a List. Although there are 6 different ways of converting a List into a Table, Excel users find it easy to do that with a shortcut. Surprisingly there are 2 shortcuts performing the same exact task:
    CTRL + T (T stands for Table) or CTRL + L (L stands for List)
    Why should we reserve 2 shortcuts for the same action? let's keep only the relatively new one CTRL + T (users are familiar with this one)
    While Assign the older shortcut CTRL + L to copying to the left (L stands…

    26 votes
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  2. Improve Table Design Tab Appearance and Functionality

    There is No synchronization between the Filter command on the Table Design Tab and the similar command on the Data Tab. So if you apply a Filter from the Data Tab then clear it, the corresponding Filter command on the Table Design is inactive. On the Other hand, if you insert a Slicer from the Table Design Tab ► it inactivates the Filtering commands on the Data Tab. Filter on all tabs should synchronize together as well as with the Slicer.
    Looking at the distribution of commands on the Table design Tab, I would prefer removing the Filter command from…

    15 votes
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  3. Fusionar Células

    Uma outra função que o Excel deveria ter é o fusionar células (não é mesclar). Se tiver algum valor duplicado, mas em alguma coluna ter algum valor diferente, uma função poderia unir as duas e mantendo apenas valores únicos.

    Ex: A1 - japão A2 japão

      B1  em branco   B2  é bonito  

    a função fusionar deveria ficar assim:

    C1 japão C2 é bonito

    poderia ter uma função = fusion (a1:a2)

    5 votes
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  4. REALLY LOVE HOW FUCKING_LESS_FUCKING USEFUL CUT AND PASTE FUNCTIONS ARE. FUCK_YOU_MICROSOFT.

    REALLY LOVE HOW FUCKINGLESSFUCKING USEFUL CUT AND PASTE FUNCTIONS ARE. FUCKYOUMICROSOFT.

    9 votes
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  5. Fix the "problem with clipboard" mess

    This clipboard issue is well known to Microsoft and it can and should be fixed immediately. With all the Ph.D. programmers at its disposal, there is no excuse other than "We don't really care if you users have annoying and time wasting problems with our software. We are working on more important things and can't be bothered with trivial issues." Since we pay for Office 360, we users are entitled to product functionality, and this clipboard issue causes us problems we don't need. Please fix this issue ASAP!

    4 votes
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  6. GET YOUR_FUCKING UPDATES AVAILABLE BANNER OUT OF MY FACE. FUCK_YOU_MICROSOFT

    GET YOURFUCKING UPDATES AVAILABLE BANNER OUT OF MY FACE. FUCKYOU_MICROSOFT.

    12 votes
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  7. Hide "Display Settings" on status bar

    Hi there. I'm using multiple monitor system about this in excel 2019 on status bar shown "Display Settings" and can't hide it. I have tried everything but can't hide it. Is it possible to add "hide display setting on status bar", because it's uncomfortable for working.

    thank you

    1 vote
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  8. your program instaleld is not working!

    your programm is no workinga nd too complicate

    version for school
    for home
    \must register in agroup...
    are you crazy? nobody undertsand your installation

    1 vote
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  9. Add search bar ( Excel options GUI)

    I suggest to add search bar for excel options since there are so many choices, this will make Excel look more professional and familiar.

    This idea can be used in case more than 20 choices will look efficient

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  10. Please make the active cell more visible in a worksheet. It's almost impossible to see.

    I have problems seing which cell that is active in the sheet I'm working on.
    I know that there are a lot of people having the same problem but no one has found a solution. It's extremely hard to see when the cells have borders around them.
    You don't know where you are!
    It's really hard to the eyes and gives me a headeache.
    Please fix this.

    1 vote
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  11. tabs invisible due to excel bug (macro warning seems cause)

    My tabs are invisible due to a clear bug. I can double click in the grey space below the worksheet where the tabs should show, and then change the randomly clicked tabs' name. This also changes the view to the randomly clicked worksheet. But with 11 sheets that were visible when I made the book yesterday, I do not want to randomly find the right sheet. Takes too long.
    - closing and reopening the workbook does not help
    - other workbooks in the same excel instance do show their tabs
    - a macro warning appears when opening book and i…

    1 vote
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  12. Gerenciador de regras problemático

    No gerenciador de regras, acredito que o botão excluir deveria estar no final à direita, longe dos demais botões, frequentemente quando seleciono alguma regra na lista de "Mostrar regras" acabo excluindo uma das regras por engano, por favor alterem isso.
    Outro ponto é, criem um botão para "desfazer" para o caso de excluir uma regra por engano, não faz sentido todo o sistema aceitar o CRTL + Z e isso não.

    1 vote
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  13. force excel 2019 to open in a new instance by default

    below is for excel 2016 but it does not work for excel 2019. anyone has any idea how to force excel 2019 to open in a new instance by default?

    when i already open a excel and i open an excel attachment in outlook, it opens in the same instance.

    https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/office/troubleshoot/excel/force-excel-to-open-new-instance

    1 vote
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  14. Make Office feature updates available to Software Assurance customers.

    Currently Office 365 versions of C2R gets all the latest updates and features based on channel but customers which require Office in air gapped environments are stuck point in time releases. Surely its about time to recognise that Office requiring constant internet connectivity isnt possible in every use case and offer updates for those that have invested in the product lifecycle just like Office 365 customers?

    Example, Excel's shocking performance has been a pain point for many businesses for many years now with no fixes but as soon as this has finally been sorted out its only available to Office365…

    1 vote
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  15. create a self test that Excel is working properly

    A glitch crept into the program that a self test could find and correct. Please implement such a self test.

    1 vote
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  16. Money in Excel.

    I am unable to use Money in Excel because my Bank, BECU, is not yet signed up to use PLAID.

    1 vote
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  17. adding real estate into Net Worth

    Within Money in Excel, is there a way to add real estate, vehicles, farm equipment, and personal belongings?

    4 votes
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  18. Excel 365 Calculating thread bug

    Every time I enter a value into a cell I get a "calculating 4 threads" notification and the system starts counting up from 1%,2%,3% and so on until 100% and this process takes a hundred seconds and sometimes even more and while it calculates, Excel freezes and I cannot do anything in the file! This results in a task that should take me one hour to do, now taking me 2 hours to do!
    Same file works fine in Office 2016. I have the same issue with 3 PCs which I have tried to use Microsoft 365 Excel. Other Microsoft…

    2 votes
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  19. I SUGGEST YOU HAVE A TELEPHONE NUMBER FOR HELP

    i suggest you have a telephone number for help with XL I am totally frustrated as I have a problem cannot get into my account and there is ABSOLUTELY NOBODY I CAN TALK TO

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  20. Excel bussy issue when we not working.

    Hello Team, when we stop working for few second it go in bussy or not responding mode. then we need to wait till excel wake up. some times it takes long time to move the arrow or move to next cell. in this case I disconnect network but some times it work some time it won't. Thanks.

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