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  1. Excel perfamance issue while applying middle Align or bottom align

    Steps to reproduce:
    1.Open attached excel file
    2.Select 'B' column
    3.Apply middle Align or bottom align
    Actula result:Application is hanging and taking time to apply formats(Perfamanace is slow)

    1 vote

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  2. Excel Open file in multi instance by default

    Hi We need to open a new instance of Excel by deflaut each time we open an excel file. The following solution are not suitable.

    you can start a new Excel instance (process) by doing the following:
    run “Excel /x” (without quotes)
    or the DisableMergeInstance regkey because it works only when you open excel first and then open the file. It does not works double clicking on an excel file. Don't give one of those solution (https://excelgorilla.com/excel/general/open-multiple-instances-excel/) as we need it to be by default as Excel 2010 behavior.

    16 votes

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  3. Excel freezes during Microsoft Teams screen-sharing session

    I always share Screen instead of Excel app/file.  I've had to quit and re-open Excel spreadsheets too many times during Microsoft Teams screen-sharing sessions.

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  4. Money in Excel Template

    It would be nice to have an auto update function instead of having to manually update

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  5. Change active worksheet with Left hand only

    Currently Excel's shortcut for changing worksheets is Ctrl + PgUp / PgDn which works fine but requires taking the right hand off the mouse OR moving the left hand across the keyboard to an awkward position.

    It would be nice if Ctrl + Tab / Ctrl + Shift + Tab had the same functionality like in a web browser.

    1 vote

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  6. Please add Offline Help to Office back again

    Online only help is not suitable, as I don't want you to collect more data than necessary. Forcing Online only is a bad habit of software companies!

    2 votes

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  7. Do not issue updates that change advance settings. Last update turned AutoComplete back on and slowed down my large spreadsheets.

    Please do not issue updates that change non-security advanced settings. The last update apparently turned AutoComplete back ON, which renders very large spreadsheets with columns containing large amounts of text almost useless. (i.e. when entering a value in the column and moving to the next cell, Excel locks up for almost a minute trying to find something to AutoComplete with from a huge dataset before allowing the user to begin typing in the new cell). Not realizing an update would change this, a large spreadsheet quit functioning when presented during a web conference.

    1 vote

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  8. GET YOUR FUCKING_UPDATE NOW BANNER OUR OF THE WAY..

    GET YOUR FUCKING_UPDATE NOW BANNER OUR OF THE WAY..

    3 votes

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  9. 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

    8 votes

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  10. Possibility in Excel to sort the tabs alphabetically

    Possibility in Excel to sort the tabs alphabetically (add this option / button)

    2 votes

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  11. Spill error is stupid

    What is the point? This never occured in the past that I can remember. I want to "add" items from several tabs which we could do in the past. Now, there is ADDITIONAL data on my sheet that I do not need. This is the most stupid idea I have seen come in EXCEL in quite a while.

    2 votes

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  12. Change the border color around the selected cell

    I frequently use Ctrl+F shortcut to find data withing a huge spreadsheet on fast paced meeting calls. Often, the green border is not enough to differentiate the searched cell quickly, it gets lost in the field of view. Please, add a feature that changes the border color - or cell color when selected. Just make it easier to make it different so it can be found quickly. Thank you thank you

    14 votes

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  13. BETTER STOCK DATA

    STOCK DATA FEATURE IS NICE. BETTER / MORE DETAILED CARDS SELECTION WOULD MAKE IT FANTASTIC. SELECTIONS FROM MS MONEY APP, ALREADY BUILT INTO WINDOWS ENVIRONMENT, SPECIFICALLY THE OVERVIEW AND KEY STATISTICS TABS WOULD BE BIG IMPROVEMENT.

    1 vote

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  14. Open the timed refresh option to gen use. My stock worksheet is linked to the stock button, but i have to refresh manually for updates.

    Open the timed refresh option for general use. My stock worksheet is linked to the stock button, but I have too refresh manually for updates. Allowing me to set the periodic refresh timer would be next level and simple. No pivot tables or linking to other sources required. It would enable people like me who have a simple vision for their worksheet and merely want to make it work; to feel like we struck oil in our backyards.

    1 vote

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  15. task queue for time-consuming processes

    When I need to perform multiple processes, I need to wait for one to finish before I can tell it to start the next process;

    It would be great to give excel multiple instructions, then line them up in a queue to complete in one large period of time.

    1 vote

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  16. HEY ******** AT MICROSOFT- WHEN I TURN OFF THE SOUND IN YOUR SHIT_WARE, ACTUALLLY TURN OFF THE FUCKING_SOUNDS. ******* YOU.

    HEY * AT MICROSOFT- WHEN I TURN OFF THE SOUND IN YOUR SHITWARE, ACTUALLLY TURN OFF THE FUCKINGSOUNDS. YOU.

    2 votes

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  17. ******* you for wasting more and more of my time with each of your shit_product "updates". FUCK_ YOU MICROSOFT.

    ******* you for wasting more and more of my time with each of your shitproduct "updates". FUCK YOU MICROSOFT.

    5 votes

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  18. STOP CHANGING MY ******* NUMBERS!!!!

    STOP ROUNDING THE NUMBERS INTO STUPID HEXIDECIMAL OR ROUNDING IT UP TO SOMETHING STUPID *************!!!!q

    1 vote

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  19. Histórico de Edição

    Ao clicar com o botão direito do mouse, podemos ter uma opção para mostrar o "histórico de edições", e com isso temos o(s) usuário(s) que fizeram a modificações e quais os dados que foram digitados.

    5 votes

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