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  1. HEY_FUCK_FACES_AT_MICROSOFT- WHY CAN ONE NOT PASTE A SINGLE COLUMNS CELLS FORMATS ACROSS MULTIPLE COLUMNS TODAY?

    HEYFUCKFACESATMICROSOFT- WHY CAN ONE NOT PASTE A SINGLE COLUMNS CELLS FORMATS ACROSS MULTIPLE COLUMNS TODAY?

    DID YOUWORTHESSFUCKSWAKE UP TODAY AND DECIDE USERS DON'T NEED TO DO THIS ANY MORE? WHY DO YO U KEEP ADDINGSHITUSELESSFEATURES AND REMOVING PREVIOUSLY USEFUL ONES?

    WHY IS COPY AND PASTESOFUCKED UP IT BARELY FUNCTIONS ANYMORE?

    FUCKINGGODDAMNYOU YOUFUCKINGPIECESOFSHIT. ********!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    3 votes
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  2. Leave the fucking_numlock on. FUCKING_GODDAMN_YOU MICROSOFT.

    Leave the fuckingnumlock on. FUCKINGGODDAMN_YOU MICROSOFT.

    6 votes
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  3. Add new function for dynamic array like SQL "UNION"

    With the new functions added by Microsoft called "dynamic arrays", SQL-like functions can be easily implemented.
    It would be useful to add a "UNION" function to dynamically queue tables or areas of equal column widths into a new dynamic array.

    For example, "Tab1 " with 10 lines, "Tab2" with 15 lines... UNION(Tab1;Tab2) to create a new dynamic array consisting of 25 lines

    3 votes
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  4. Add a CONTAINS("find_text","within_text") Function

    Excel's own documentation recommends pairing the ISNUMBER and SEARCH functions to accomplish this, but I still have team members asking on a regular basis for a function that returns whether a string is found within a given cell. An out of the box CONTAINS() function would go a long way for usability.

    18 votes
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  5. leave the_fucking NUMLOCK on.

    leave the ******* NUMLOCK on.

    5 votes
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  6. Add "Edit Measure" to right-click context menu for PivotTable Fields Values Pane

    When I want to edit a PowerPivot measure, I generally want to edit a measure I'm already using.

    I don't want to scroll through a whole bunch of tables in the fields list trying to find it. I just want to right-click on that Measure right from the PivotTable Fields Values Pane where I can already see it, and do it right from there.

    10 votes
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  7. Number format thousand separator and no decimals

    Every time (many days a year) I train people in Excel, someone ask why there is no button or shortcut to obtain a number format with "thousand separator and no decimals". At least - in northern Europe - this is the most common used number format. If "button-solution" not possible for Microsoft in order to have common buttons world-wide, at least a shortcut for this has been much appreciated. (Note that the current button for thousand separator and two decimals could not be used, though the alignment in that format are not disired/good and two decimals used).
    Today I teach…

    548 votes
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  8. sanjog.mahato411@outlook

    opening the Microsoft

    1 vote
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  9. HEY DICKSUCKERS AT MICROSOFT(IE MOST OF THE COMPANY)- STOP SHIFTING THE EXCEL VIEW WHEN WORKING IN EXCEL APPLICTIONS. FUCK_YOU.

    HEY DICKSUCKERS AT MICROSOFT(IE MOST OF THE COMPANY)- STOP SHIFTING THE EXCEL VIEW WHEN WORKING IN EXCEL APPLICTIONS. FUCK_YOU.

    2 votes
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  10. Reverse FIND and SEARCH functions to search from the right

    Add functionality using the start_num as negative to search from the end of the string.

    FIND("123","123123",-1) would return 4
    FIND("M","Miriam McGovern",-1) would return 8

    This would help in parsing filenames that include paths, for example.

    3 votes
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  11. Excel hex color codes for formatting

    Please allow to enter Hex color codes when choosing colors for cell fills, borders, fonts, charts, etc...
    RGB and HSV are triple the work!

    43 votes
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  12. Please support Unicode font in VBA

    Please support Unicode font in VBA.

    Thank you!

    64 votes
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  13. HEY FUCKFACES AT MICROSOFT- I DON'T NEED 18 ******* DECIMAL POINTS EITHER.

    HEY FUCKFACES AT MICROSOFT- I DON'T NEED 18 ******* DECIMAL POINTS EITHER.

    2 votes
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  14. How to unpin a document ??

    Printer won't print a document in Excel with wide sheet document

    1 vote
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  15. Let me choose Decimal separator and Date order in PowerQuery instead of guessing

    When importing textfiles using Get and Transform I always struggle with one thing: I do not know upfront what the decimal separator and date order is of my text file. PQ only offers to choose a Locale, but it does not tell me what date order and syntax, nor which decimal separator belongs to this locale.
    I'd love to be able to just choose the relevant separators and date order from a couple of drop-downs. I can almost always see which it is I need from the data, but I hardly ever know which locale belongs to the specific combination…

    32 votes
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  16. Fill Color

    Sometimes when reconciling spreadsheets i use multiple colors to keep changes, numbers, edits, separated. Every time i need to change the color of my "fill color" it is really frustrating to go to the fill icon, chose the drop down menu, find the exact color i was using just to have to do it all over again the next time i need the "other" color. It would be nice to be able to add multiple "fill color" icons to my tool ribbon that way i can just click the color i need quickly and go back and forth between colors…

    4 votes
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  17. How About an downend and rightend function

    I have to use a OFFSET fuction for a dinamic array and I was thinking is a good idea have the posibility to use a new function for detect the last column/row in an area like in VBA. Something like:
    =OFFSET(A1,1,0,1,COUNTA(RIGHTEND(A1,1)))

    where RIGHTEND be like
    =RIGHTEND(cell_reference,0 or 1 can be right or left)

    Same case for DOWNEND
    = DOWNEND(cell_reference, 0 or 1 for up or down)

    It can be vey practical.

    Thanks!

    3 votes
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  18. Dynamic Arrays, Spill range format

    When a Spill range changes (eg due to the source data changing) it would be nice if any Formatting that is applied to the Spill Formula Cell is also applied to the entire Spill Range.

    7 votes
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  19. Pull Current Stock Prices and Historical Data Into Excel

    Now that our ability to use Yahoo! Finance's API to pull in stock information via the WEBSERVICE() function and import historical information is officially dead (thanks Verizon!), the only viable option currently is to use Google sheets to pull in stock information.

    It would be awesome if Excel could import data from MSN Money so us users can continue to use spreadsheets to monitor our portfolios.

    1,027 votes
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    Hi everyone,
    Stock data types are now available to all Windows Office 365 subscribers with an English editing language installed (our data is only available in English at this time). You can find some instructions on how to use the feature here: https://support.office.com/en-us/article/get-a-stock-quote-e5af3212-e024-4d4c-bea0-623cf07fbc54. The feature will also be appearing in Excel for Mac and Excel Online in early 2019 – as usual, Office Insiders will see the feature before the general population. See http://aka.ms/officeinsider for more info.

    One pro tip to locate instruments on a different exchange is to include an ISO country code alongside the symbol, for instance MX MSFT will tell Excel to grab Microsoft from the Mexican stock exchange instead of Nasdaq. We’ll be publishing more thorough documentation in the near future.

    We also acknowledge that this is only half of the requested feature in this suggestion – the current stock prices piece. The ability to…

  20. Copy/Paste correct Format Behavior same in Desktop as in Web

    I have conditional formatting set up in a spreadsheet that colors a cell yellow if it does not have a value. Also, sometimes the color of the text is red (vs. black) in the cell (the font color is not conditional). When I copy and paste the red text, it takes away the grid lines in the desktop version. When I copy and paste in the web version, it correctly shows the grid lines. This seems like a defect.

    2 votes
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