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  1. Excel 2016 is not responding.

    I am using licensed copy of Microsoft Office Home and Student 2016. My Excel 2016 is running two slow and stops responding frequently. Further, on a particular worksheet, it is taking more than 2 seconds to move to next cell. I am unable to resolve this typical behaviour.

    Unable to attach Excel File : too slow

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  2. Bug: excel doesn't auto capitalize IFS from downloaded docs

    Google sheets accepts lower case for ifs and other functions.
    ive only found this bug with ifs but when you work on google sheets and download the files as Microsoft Excel, Microsoft excel doesn't autocapitalize the ifs so they are read initially but when you enter Enable Editing mode the formulas dont work anymore. replacing the ifs by IFS makes everything work and excel should do this when I hit the Enable Editing button!

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  3. Allow multiple workbooks to open in one instance of Excel like it always used to do

    Allow multiple workbooks to open in one instance of Excel like it always used to do. The way it has always worked for years and years. The new version of excel that opens a new instance/window of excel every time you open a different workbook SUCKS and hinders efficiency.

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  4. speed it up

    By chance I just used Excel 2002 the last days and it was so incredibly fast in all user operations.

    At work I am forced to use Excel 365 on a modern windows laptop with fast processor and enough of memory. It is so sloooow in all operations: scrolling, switching between cells, typing, re-calculating.

    On top of this I experience frequent failures (copy paste, formatting, ....)

    How could you make a good working product performing such worse....

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  5. Accessibility checker - Permanent disable

    Ive recently noted Accessibility Checker sitting and chewing up resources when I was trying to run a hefty excel model. I went and disabled it. Then - to my disgust it was re-enabled the next time i started excel. To my further disgust, I am advised that this cannot be disabled PERMANENTLY.

    My suggestion - allow accessibility checker to be disabled PERMANENTLY

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  6. Fix text to speech bug which gives incorrect date

    The text-to-speech function, does not work properly. When reading dates even in our local regional format. It speaks the incorrect date. As if the format was USA format. I have reported this bug no one seems to be doing anything about it

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  7. night mode

    night mode please so my eyes dont burn

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  8. Being able to drag up and down excel page when a Pop Up window is open

    When a Pop Up window is open, It would be nice to be able to drag up and down to see my datas and on my excel page to actually know what to write on the pop-up window.

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  9. Pin drop down menus

    I wish you could pin drop down menus so if you want to do more than one thing you dont have to keep selecting the dop down icon first. This is for all office apps not just Excel

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  10. Any Performance bench mark data between E2016 and Excel 365?

    is there any bench mark data between Excel 2016 and Excel 365?

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  11. Please release a hot fix for Excel opening multiple sheets at start up

    For the last two months, Excel opens multiple workbooks upon starting Windows. I am up to date so can you please review and fix in the next office update? Please and thank you!

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  12. FIND & REPLACE FOCUS

    PLEASE ADD AN OPTION TO USE FIND AND REPLACE LIKE VERSION 1902 Build 11328.20420. In our accounting world the feature was extremely handy. Now that I have to use extra steps every time I want to enter a new value in the Find and Replace Dialog box our tasks add at least 30 minutes a day on. I'm sure there is a reason you removed the feature however, giving users the option would benefit everyone. Thank you!

    Dihao Guo MSFT has replied to your question FIND & REPLACE FOCUS in Microsoft Community.

    Hi MJAMES44330,

    Sorry for my late reply. Appreciate…

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  13. 'Enable multi-threaded calculation' as a Globally managed feature as opposed to Application managed feature

    Much like this says in the subject, we run a server environment and it would be much better for our system resources (and others would benefit from this too) if we were able to globally manage this feature of Excel. This would allow us to prevent users from manually making it so their Excel files use more cores than we want them using and hogging resources in environment.

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  14. Provide for Always on Top

    Need a feature so you can open another app and work with Excel at the same time. Right now when I click on another app Excel goes away. I need to have both apps open at the same time and be able to work on both of them while I see both.

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  16. Left/Right slider bar at the top too?

    Hi there,
    How about a Left/Right slider bar at the top too?

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  17. Excel devrait posséder une deuxième clé de tri

    Souvent je crée des applications avec 5,6 ou 7 niveaux de tri.A l'usage par la suite, de temps en temps, je veux vérifier quelque chose et pour des tableaux assez grands je n'ai pas d'autre choix que de noter sur un petit papier mes 6,7 clés opérationnelles, de mettre ma clé de tri provisoire, puis quand j'ai fini mon contrôle de remettre mes 6 ou 7 clés opérationnelles. Aussi je propose qu'il y ait dans XL une deuxième clé (secondaire) de tri qui neutralise provisoirement la clé principale pour faire ce genre de travail ... parce qu'au 21ème siècle ce…

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  18. Surface numeric keyboard stays on the screen instead of going back to qwerty screen from cell to cell.

    Format surface touch keyboard that so the numeric keyboard can stay on the screen instead of going back to qwerty screen when going from cell to cell. It used to do this, but one of the recent updates changed it. I was hoping it was a glitch and would be fixed, but it hasn't. I do a weekly liquor inventory and have to push &123 button over 600 times to input numbers.

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  19. Option to remove animations so Excel 2016 runs calculations as fast as Excel 2010 did!

    My company just updated from Windows 7 / Office 2010 to Windows 10 / Office 2016.

    Excel 2016 is so slow compared to Excel 2010! I have a few large spreadsheets doing complex aerodynamics calculations then plotting charts of the results, each chart using multiple series. Input data is set and changed with various ActiveX or Form controls (e.g. toggle buttons, sliders, tick boxes, drop-downs, etc) linked to cells.

    With Excel 2010, when I made an input change, all the charts would update almost instantly. Using the same files with Excel 2016 there is a horrible ripple effect as the…

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  20. Add save capability in Power Query

    While working in Power Query the save option is not available and the autosave feature is disabled, thus we need to "close and load" the query, wait for the query to load and then we can save.
    When sometimes the application or computer crashes, we can lose hours of works.
    The possibility of saving the workbook while working in Power Query would be good

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