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  1. Validate cell values before triggering recalculation

    Currently, when a value is entered into a cell, Excel will recalculate all downstream dependent cells before checking if the value is valid according to Data Validation. If the value is invalid, this recalculation is for nothing, since the value must be changed or removed anyways. If the downstream calculations are slow, then the user needs to wait unnecessarily before they can correct their entry.

    Please check the validity of a cell value before triggering the recalculations.

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  2. Where to complain? Excel 2019 Woefully slow on tiny spreadsheet

    I've got a s/s, same as my last 13 years, self employed, 3 sheets, sales, purchases and cashbook. It's no bigger than any of my oprevious year's similar spreadsheets.

    I just copied a single row, got so bored for it to update, i went downstairs and got a beer, came back, still not updated - copying one single ******* row!! - went for a ****, came back and finally it had managed it.

    What the **** is wrong with you people? I know Excel inside out - there is nothing clever or complicated about this spreadsheet - and it's tiny…

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  3. How to migrate Exchange to Office 365

    There are several reasons why we should migrate from exchange server to office 365. Some of them are like reliability, enhanced security features, reduced hardware and software maintenance cost etc. but first we have to migrate all our organization data to office 365. To do so we have various methods available. You can use any of the method depending on your business requirements. However the third party tool EdbMails Exchange Migration is more suitable as it ensures successful migration process without any data loss.

    office365-migration

    This tool doesn’t require any technical expertise as it is has very simple interface and…

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  4. Convert Same workbook reference Formulas into values by one click

    Many of the times our sheet got hang when we try to paste formula into values by using paste special on large data.

    here we can give a button which can convert our formulas into values with multiple range selection like if we do not select any range than it should work for complete sheet, on other hand if we select a range than it should work on that range only, because for the last rows we leave the formulas as is so that for preparing next day report we don't need to use the formula again we only paste…

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  5. create a sound notifaction everytime a document is updated in excel.

    Example: When you receive a text message it pops a notifaction on your phone.

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  8. 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…

    5 votes

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  9. Problems

    My Excel program is having problems.
    when using WPS Office files can be opened, but when opened using Microsoft Excel files cannot be opened. I have tried uninstalling and reinstalling, but the problem is not resolved.

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  10. Typing in My Office Products is Very Slow. Lag in movement

    Typing in My Excel and other Office Products is really slow and its lagging very much and is annoying. Why this is happening? I have bought the Microsoft Office 2019 Pro edition. But its not serving the purpose. Kindly help me with the issue.

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  11. When an existing document is change and is to be "save as", there is actually a box that it can be named!Additionally, when there is a print

    I don't understand why an excel document can't be named and print as with window 7; why so difficult??????

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  12. Row level calculation for tables

    When we have very large tables (formatted as tables) with many fields with some heavy formulas, excel becomes slow when writing a new record because it recalculate the whole table every time.
    It would be very good for perfomance if in the calculation's option there would be an option that allows excel to calculates only the row of the table where you hit enter or where you modify data.
    Thanks in advance

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  13. shyam

    good

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  14. Unable to open two excel files

    I've been dealing with this for over a year. There are also several people within my company that seem to have the same issue. I'm really surprised this has not appeared somewhere on this forum (that I can find). Here is the issue:

    The issue occurs when Excel already has a file open.  I try to open another file through Windows Explorer by double clicking it, or highlighting and hitting enter, or using a shortcut.  Explorer freezes for a brief moment, and the file does not open.  The status bar at the bottom of Excel does not show that a
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  15. Any Performance bench mark data between E2016 and Excel 365?

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

    2 votes

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  17. Paste Special > Linked Picture with large data (A-CQ) crashes Excel

    Selecting values from columns A1 - CQ2 then trying to hover the mouse over Paste Special > Linked Image causes Excel to crash or the clipboard to run out of memory.

    I have attached an example.
    Copy cells A1 - CQ2 from the "Copy" sheet.
    Then go to the "Paste Special > Linked Image sheet" and right click in cell A1, hover over Paste Special, hover over Linked Image.
    This may cause it to crash or perform poorly.
    Moving the mouse over the different Paste Special options, and always glancing over the Linked Image option, will cause the clipboard to…

    1 vote

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  18. when error message shown, allow a bottom to search for this error, copy it, or hyperlink the error

    when error message shown, allow a bottom to search for this error, copy it, or hyperlink the error
    not to write it again in the help or Internet browserr

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  19. I NEED to update my excel to work on my Mac book pro.

    need for excel to work with new Mac software IOS.

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  20. Cpy the exact format of a spreadsheet onto another workbook and/or across worksheets

    It would be helpful for my business tracking to be able to take a spreadsheet I've created and be able to copy over the exact format of it into a different file or sheet.

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