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  1. Make Excel 2016 for Mac more like Excel for Windows

    Office for mac is slow and lack several features and ergonomy that the windows version has. Microsoft Word lacks those too.

    38 votes
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      1 comment  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Add PowerPivot to Mac excel

      is it possible to open an existing Windows Power Pivot Excel on Mac?

      I have already created a Power Pivot Excel report on Excel 2013.
      Now i want to use that report on mac.Is there any way to do so?

      234 votes
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        29 comments  ·  PivotTables and Power Pivot  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 50 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Collaboration and Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • After upgrade to High Sierra Excel crashes when I try to change a cell

          Excel 15.39 and High Sierra. Changing a cell (whatever, for example a stupid =5000/2 to =(10000/2)/2 Excel crash. Please fix it as it become unuseful and very frustrating!

          7 votes
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            11 comments  ·  Application Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Give tree map on Mac excel

            Give new maps in excel on Mac application. this is unfair.

            20 votes
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              2 comments  ·  Charting, Mapping and Visualizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Weird issue on latest Fast Track version of Excel for Mac 2016

              I am running MacOS 1013 High Sierra, Developer Beta 9 and the latest Fast Track version has about the weirdest problem. If the workbook is an xlsx format then the sheet is reversed (as in you would have to look at it in a mirror to read it), plus upside down. If I save-as that workbook to an xls and reopen it, it looks fine. More information... I also have the same version on a Sierra, 10.12 machine and all is fine, with either workbook format. I captured a screenshot to be sure that you understand what I am seeing.

              10 votes
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                9 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Relationship between tables for Pivot Tables

                How come it is not possible to link tables in Excel for Mac when using Pivot Table ? It seems to be a basic functionality in Excel on Windows.

                7 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  PivotTables and Power Pivot  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Add Forms functions to Excel for Mac

                  There isn't a 'Forms' tab for me to build an easy data entry interface.

                  3 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Add sun-burst chart

                    cannot use Sun-burst chart with Excel 2016

                    10 votes
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                      0 comments  ·  Graphics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Various Bugs in VBA Editor

                      In Excel 2016 Mac build 171017

                      1. Trying to Import class file... When file dialog appears, you cannot select a .cls file. Clicking on the Options button show "Enable VB Files (*.frm, *.bas, *.cls)" This should work, but class files still cannot be selected. Changing the list to All Files (*.*) still doesn't work. Changing the list to Class Files (*.cls) works and you can select a .cls file.

                      2. Exporting a class object to a file defaults to Untitled.cls instead of the name of the class. (Same is true for modules)

                      3. Editor should default to a monospaced font…

                      4 votes
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                        3 comments  ·  Macros and Add-ins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Nothing works in Excel 16.7 after upgrade to build 171017

                        Yesterday (2017-10-19) I received a Office Insider Fast upgrade for Excel and after that nothing works. I have the danish version of Excel installed and I can't work on neither new spreadsheets nor existing ones. If I try to enter a value in a cell I get the message "Advarsel: Ingen objekter fundet." (translates to "Warning: No objects found") If I try to edit existing content I get a new window asking me what I want to group by... Nothing works. Please see attached screenshots.

                        Anybody got any ideas to what this could be?

                        Please help, I'm desperate.

                        2 votes
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                          5 comments  ·  Application Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 5 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Charting, Mapping and Visualizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Why can I no longer delete a block of cells without shifting all cells?

                            Why can I no longer delete a block of cells without shifting all cells?? This means that I have to delete each cell one by one, a pain!

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                              1 comment  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Fix recent update. Filtering a date column no longer works!

                              The filter function for a column of dates has stopped working with a recent Excel for Mac 2016 update. Tip/clue: if you delete one of the dates in the column, the filtering again works as normal & expected.

                              7 votes
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                                3 comments  ·  Tables, Sorting and Filtering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Cursor not properly positioned when editing directly inside cell

                                Another user posted this issue and it's been marked as "completed". Many of us are still having the same problem more than a year after the fix was rolled out. I am reposting it as an issue.

                                Original description: I found out that if you have longer texts (>20 chars) inside an Excel Cell and you try to edit them the more you get to the right of the text the more the cursor is drawn off to the left of the characters it is actually between. Cursor Position seems to be calculated wrong. I am using Standard Calibri Font.…

                                16 votes
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                                  8 comments  ·  Application Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Excel error

                                  When I try to close excel or save a file, the following error appears as per attachments. I noticed the error started when iMac updated to version 10.13.1 (High Sierra)

                                  I have also updated Excel software, but error still appears. Please fix.

                                  Thanks Steve

                                  3 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Application Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Add "Import from Web" to the Mac Excel

                                    I want to import data from a Website like you can on the windows version. The Mac version has import from HTML which is not the same.

                                    47 votes
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                                      3 comments  ·  Data Import  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • 7 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  PivotTables and Power Pivot  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • How about making it work with without crashing!

                                        Every time I finish, I get a crash message saying it closed unexpectedly. The product should be way mature beyond this nonsense.

                                        2 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Add a paragraph tap to the cell format window

                                          As you open the format cell function, with the paragraph format function (the same that is in word) one can do the following:
                                          1- Increase / decrease the space before the text.
                                          2- add bullet points or number points.
                                          3- adjust the tap position for each cell.
                                          4- insert a numbering system that can be carried through out the same style in the worksheet.

                                          1 vote
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                                            1 comment  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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