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  1. 9 votes

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  2. Paste unlinked to workbook

    To copy a formula from one book to another identical book you need to copy the formula to the notepad and then copy and paste it to the new workbook. Need to have a choice to paste it linked to the old workbook or not. Paste the formula with an error if sheet in pasted formula doesn't exist

    5 votes

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  3. Special format save

    Low priority. You make it possible to save a special format but it only saves in that workbook. Make it possible so I can use it in any workbook once saved.

    3 votes

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    1 comment  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  4. One version of Excel across all platforms

    Why do we have 'Excel for Android', 'Excel for Mac', 'Excel for ...', etc.? The user experience of Excel should be the same across all platforms.

    6 votes

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  5. 3 votes

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  6. Cell becomes text when linked to text

    In 2010 if I put a formula linked to a sheet that's correctly formatted as text then the cell I'm working on becomes text and all I see is a formula. Two steps to fix. One is to change number format to general and two to press F2-enter.

    2 votes

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  7. Dealing with spaces in cells consistantly

    A small thing but:
    Ensure cells with spaces in them are treated consistantly. For example if B4 contains a space and B5 contain 0 then =sum(B4:B5) gives 0 but gives a #VALUE error if the range referred to is on a linked workbook

    3 votes

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  8. 3 votes

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  9. If cell formatted as text, then excel has trouble with strings having between 255 and 1024 characters.

    For eg, it cannot search for text string within the cell. Also contents of cell are shown as ##### in spreadsheet.

    2 votes

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  10. 2 votes

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  11. Have a toggle in the Go To dialogue box to navigate by area instead of by cell

    The Go To dialogue box commonly lists many cells when tracing precedents / dependents on another sheet. It would be more helpful if we had an option to view these in sets.
    I suspect that the easiest to implement would be to use the [range].Areas collection that already exists in VBA. That would be great.
    Even better would be to break the range into groups (groups for each R1C1 formulas, more groups for each identical constant, another group for blanks, and there's probably others that I missed). Then break each group up using [range].Areas. This more detailed approach is more…

    2 votes

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  12. Enhance styles

    It would help spreadsheet design if specific conditional formatting rules and data validation rules could be set within styles.

    2 votes

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  13. Hoe Zimbra naar Outlook PST te importeren

    U Zimbra eenvoudig naar Outlook PST importeren. Als u Zimbra naar Outlook PST wilt converteren, u Zimbra naar Outlook PST Converter downloaden. Het is de beste oplossing om meerdere Zimbra-bestanden naar de Outlook PST-bestandsindeling te importeren. Ik heb deze software zelf geprobeerd en goede resultaten behaald. Deze software is heel gemakkelijk te gebruiken en veilig om uw gegevens over te dragen.

    Lees verder: http://www.zimbra-converter.com/info/free-zimbra-converter-to-export-zimbra-to-pst.html

    1 vote

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  14. deve essere inserita nuovamente la funzione =CERCA.X

    funzione molto utile =CERCA.X da reintrodurre

    0 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. add cell functions that can be reused like real formulas or VBA code

    A range would be marked as a cell function.
    Cell functions are run when they are called by other cells, not just once an update.
    The inputs to the cell function are copied to the function when it is called by the cellfunction function.
    The output of the cell function is copied to the output cell (the one calling the cellfunction function) when the function is complete.

    cell functions can call any function except cellfunction. They can only use data that is passed to them, and they only return data to the cellfunction function.

    See mockup.
    Doing this will allow…

    0 votes

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  16. add cell functions that can be reused like real formulas or VBA code

    A range would be marked as a cell function.
    Cell functions are run when they are called by other cells, not just once an update.
    The inputs to the cell function are copied to the function when it is called by the cellfunction function.
    The output of the cell function is copied to the output cell (the one calling the cellfunction function) when the function is complete.

    cell functions can call any function except cellfunction. They can only use data that is passed to them, and they only return data to the cellfunction function.

    See mockup.
    Doing this will allow…

    0 votes

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  17. One suggestion to Excel Group and Ungroup function

    Hello! As an active Excel user, I have noted one possible useful addition to the functionality of Excel sheets. When demonstrating presentations and having some lines/columns grouped and hidden on the active sheet it would be useful to have an option to set a password for unhiding lines/columns with secret information (for example salary details). We had some occasions when such information was opened just by unintentionally tapping on (+) sign near the hided grouped raws.

    0 votes

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    0 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Warning popup or Highlight for column with space in data for few cells

    Just like outlook pops up with warning for attachment before sending, we can have a warning pop-up or a simple highlight to columns which have data with spaces where other data in maximum cells in same column is without spaces. This would reduce multiple steps to validate rework trim. In one click we should auto correct and get rid of all such common errors in working

    0 votes

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  19. Fix issue with not being able to set NumberFormat for DataLabels in Treemap chart

    Fix issue with not being able to set NumberFormat for DataLabels in Treemap chart. Cannot set number format for series in Treemap charts but can for all other chart types.

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  20. I wish to rank each number within a group of numbers in a column.

    I wish to select a group of numbers, then display the rank of each number in the column next to it. At the moment the RANK.EQ function only allows me to do this one number at a time. You can't even use FILL DOWN without the formula mucking up.

    0 votes

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