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  1. Give users option to display multiple workbooks in a single window like pages in a web browser

    In edge, chrome, firefox, etc a user can open 1, 2, 3, or 100 pages inside one browser window, then easily switch between them. Let's bring that same simplicity to excel!

    17 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Money in Excel should allow manual entry of transactions.

    Money in Excel should allow manual entry of older transactions so that the whole year's transactions can be contained in 1 sheet. Right now Money can only import about 90 days of transactions and January and February are missing from my transaction log.

    25 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Data Import  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Power Query Text/CSV should be Texto/CSV in Portuguese

    Hi. On Data / Get & Transform Data, the option "From Text/CSV" should be translated to "De Texto/CSV". There is a missing letter "o" in the current translation. Thanks.

    10 votes
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  4. Let add setting to switch gridlines on/off

    Now we can do that for current worksheet only. These days it's quite desirable to have an option to keep greedlines off on permanent basis for each new workbook. That could be done using template or by changing/adding registry key https://www.quora.com/What-are-some-ways-of-removing-gridlines-in-Excel-2007.
    That will be much more suitable if we have such option in Advanced section of Options.

    20 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Formatting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Money in Excel

    Support MFA for accounts in Money in Excel

    13 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Data Import  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Improve Meiryo UI font

    If you are using Excel for Windows 10 version 2004 and try to write in the vertical texts with Meiryo UI, some characters are not becoming vertical writing. For example, “-” should be “|” vertically, but it actually won’t be vertical text.

    7 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Formatting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. How do I prevent Excel from redisplaying multiple minimized open documents when opening a new document?

    Excel 365, minimized workbook pops up when opening another workbook from explorer.

    22 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  8. The user name should be removed from Office apps title bar for security reasons

    Say you work while traveling on a train. Someone wants to know who you are for whatever reasons. If your name is in the title bar of an application or the user name on the logon screen, giving away your credentials that easily... User credentials should not be disclosed in title bar of office applications and there is really NO sensible reason to show them on the title bar. Fancy true, safe nope. Remove it.

    22 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. "Excel found a problem with one or more formula references" - Please tell me where!

    One of my least favorite messages that Excel provides is:

    "Excel found a problem with one or more formula references in this worksheet. Check that the cell references, range names, defined names, and links to other workbooks in your formulas are all correct."

    But I can never find the bad references. It's usually buried somewhere very deep, in a chart series formula, or in a name definition, or who knows where else.

    If Excel finds a problem, please Excel, tell us where it is.

    253 votes
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    32 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. Budgeting with Money in Excel

    Can you add a budgeting function to the template Money in Excel? Tracking my transactions is great, but being able to assess if they align with a monthly budget would be ideal.

    17 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. STOP MOVING THE FUCKING_VIEW WHEN THE CELL BORDER IS MOUSE CLICKED ON. IT IS REALLY ANNOYING YOU PUKES AT MICROSOFT.

    STOP MOVING THE FUCKINGVIEW WHEN THE CELL BORDER IS MOUSE CLICKED ON. IT IS REALLY ANNOYING YOU PUKES AT MICROSOFT. FUCKYOUYOU FUCKINGMICROSOFT_BITCHES.

    8 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. Stock Data Type - Stock Data for Indian Stock Exchange - NSE

    To update the stock data type with Indian stock stock exchange rates which will helpful..

    14 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Data Import  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Remove account information in top

    Please remove account information in the top of office programs.


    1. I don't care which user is logged in.

    2. It is useless information. P

    3. People around me is not supposed to know who I am.


    4. So please hide it under "File" or whatever.


    I want however to see the file name! I have 4 excel docs open but have no clue which ones because there is no room for the document name, because of this account information in the top.

    Please remove it.

    7 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Graphics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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    5 votes
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  15. Separate Excel windows shall not share an UNDO buffer.

    Sorry Microsoft, but you really blew it in the 2016 update. Separate Excel windows used to be separate Excel windows. Now they share the same buffers for Undo, copy/paste, and highlighting. This is really limiting when working comparatively on two spreadsheets.

    29 votes
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  16. Money In Excel - Add Capital One 360 Bank

    Money In Excel - Add Capital One 360 Bank

    14 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Macros and Add-ins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Bring Power Pivot closer to Power BI Desktop Functionality

    Development for Power Pivot for Excel seems to have stopped around 2016. TREATAS got added as a DAX function that works, but it never got added to Intellisense, and that was nearly 3 years ago.

    Today, the two measure editors (still no idea why there are different ones) are a very VERY poor substitute for the fantastic DAX editor in Power BI Desktop. It is a real pain to properly tab and indent in the Excel Measure editor(s).

    In the last year there have been about a dozen new DAX functions and several updated functions per https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dax/new-dax-functions but NONE of…

    109 votes
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    5 comments  ·  PivotTables and Power Pivot  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Please create a FILTERJSON (FILTROJSON) worksheet function

    Hi. How about creating a FILTERJSON function? It would make our life easier allowing us to get JSON data with less workarounds.

    Oi. Que tal criarem uma função de planilha FILTROJSON? Tornaria a nossa vida mais fácil nos permitindo obter dados em formato JSON com menos soluções alternativas.

    🇺🇸 English: FILTERXML --> FILTERJSON
    🇨🇿 Czech: FILTERXML --> FILTERJSON
    🇩🇰 Danish: FILTRERXML --> FILTRERJSON
    🇳🇱 Dutch: XML.FILTEREN --> JSON.FILTEREN
    🇫🇮 Finnish: SUODATA.XML --> SUODATA.JSON
    🇫🇷 French: FILTRE.XML --> FILTRE.JSON
    🇩🇪 German: XMLFILTERN --> JSONFILTERN
    🇬🇷 Greek: FILTERXML --> FILTERJSON
    🇭🇺 Hungarian: XMLSZŰRÉS --> JSONSZŰRÉS
    🇮🇹 Italian: FILTRO.XML --> FILTRO.JSON
    🇳🇴 Norwegian:…

    88 votes
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    9 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Property in Power Query "Enable background refresh" - default to unchecked

    When creating a new query in Power Query, by default the property "Enable background refresh" is enabled. Please make this property be unchecked by default. The cases where I need this property disabled outgrow at large the cases where the background refresh can be turned on.

    10 votes
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  20. Money in Excel Capital One

    Without being able to get my Capital One data in Money in Excel I can only get a small fraction of my finances. Either work with a data aggregator that plays nice with Capital One (not Plaid) or allow me to import my data manually.

    8 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hello,

    Thank you for your valuable feedback. Currently Money in Excel doesn’t support Capitol One accounts. We’ve shared your feedback to the apt team for review.

    Thank you for using Money in Excel!

    Regards,

    Vipin Nair
    The Microsoft Team

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