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  1. Formula Evaluation (Auditing) doesn't exist for Mac?

    I know, I know...Mac Users are different, but it doesn't mean they can't benefit from clear insights to their Formulas.

    Alt+T, U, F in Excel for Windows gives a step-through window for evaluating a given formula. This isn't an option on Excel for Mac. Is there any work being done to enable it? Just wondering also why such basic functions for maintaining workbooks wouldn't be available across platforms.

    Looking forward to hearing back.

    Thanks.

    BPC.

    21 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. ADD creating & edditing UserForm in Excel VBA for MAC

    it is not possible to creating or editing UserForm in Excel VBA for Mac.

    12 votes
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    3 comments  ·  Macros and Add-ins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  3. Add Excel Data Model for Mac users

    Allow mac users to work with Excel Data model.

    Now it is only avaiable for PC users.

    16 votes
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  4. add excel form on Mac

    pls. add data entry form in excel in Mac asap.

    11 votes
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  5. Is anyone having issues running Excel Office 2019 with Mac OS Catalina 10.15? Mine just quits every time

    Is anyone having issues running Excel 2019 with Mac OS Catalina 10.15? Mine just quits every time whether opening an existing doc or creating a new one. It worked perfectly with Mojave.

    3 votes
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  6. Chapter Creation

    Chapter Creation

    Select a group of spreadsheets and form with them a kind of chapter, with the same color as the guide. So when you click on a chapter all spreadsheets are available for viewing (as is current Excel) and those that don't belong are collapsed (hidden) within your chapter. In the attached file only the yellow tabs would appear and below them the chapter names. When you clicked on the Green chapter the green tabs would be displayed and the others hidden. It's a way of working with multiple linked documents within Excel with a clearer view of spreadsheets…

    4 votes
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  7. 2 votes
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  8. Make userform available for MacBook

    I can’t create VBA since userform is not available in MacBook

    8 votes
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  9. improve the filter function in excel for Mac - make it work the same as with excel for PC

    improve the filter function in excel for Mac - make it work the same as with excel for PC

    7 votes
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  10. Plot markers centred (instead of offset)

    Since Excel 365 (Mac) plotting circle markers (and other) are offset from the real data. See attached image "Excel2019.jpg". The center of the markers should be exactly on the red line, but they are not.
    This was fine in Excel:mac 2010, see attached Excel
    2010.jpg.

    Obviously something has changed significantly in the Excel plotting functionality which causes this issue.
    The problem is not directly visible if you plot the markers only, but in my case I have to plot lots of line graphs including markers, and the markers are offset from the line, so it looks like the data…

    5 votes
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  11. Customize Touch Bar

    Please add the option to "Customize Touch Bar" for MacBook Pro's. It's usually found under "View" in just about any other application, but unfortunately not within Microsoft Office products.
    While Excel does have a set of standardized Touch Bar buttons, you can't change them to what you might use most often, rendering it fairly useless.
    Apple has had a Touch Bar feature since 2016 so it's not exactly a new feature. I understand that Apple is a competitor, but please put the "Customize Touch Bar" feature into your products!

    10 votes
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  12. 5 votes
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  13. Create equal functionality for Mac users such as Power Query.

    Allow Mac users to access all add-ins such as Power Query. We are paying the same price but getting inferior service.

    4 votes
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  14. Allow Macros to be Enabled by Workbook

    Rather than make Macro behavior global, give us the ability to Enable them within individual Workbooks so we don't have to see the alert dialogue each time that Workbook is opened. I would suggest putting a setting in the Properties and adding a button/link to the dialogue options.

    2 votes
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  15. Right Click Problem

    The current version of Excel for Mac (19120904) could not use right click to appear the format cells function and other functions such as insert/remove the cell/row/columns, which is not good for editing data

    1 vote
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  16. Make all functions and tools available for both Mac and Windows OPS.

    Why can't all the same tools be accessed on different operating systems? I don't get it I am in college and this is a constant problem. Not everyone using this program has Windows as their operating system. Why even offer it to download on other operating systems if all the tools won't be accessible. Today, I was trying to use the forecast sheet function and that is not available on my Mac, yet all the other forecast functions to make formulas are there. It just doesn't make sense.

    3 votes
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  17. 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?

    2,645 votes
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  18. Excel 16.29 for Mac the solver doesn't work...

    Solver shows in the tools but it doesn't work after bing selected.
    Please solve it !!!

    3 votes
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  19. Mac OS update to Catalina

    Just ugraded to Catalina and now unable to use my Office package, contacted Microsoft and been told I need to pay and upgrade to 64 bit version, Catalina does not support 32 bit. I was happy with what I had and previously paid for. This is ridiculous surely office packages should be supported and future proofed against OS updates,

    2 votes
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  20. Excel 16.30 for Mac has a bug that inhibits the printing of comments at the end of the sheet

    Comments can be seen on screen as show comments or if print as displayed is selected then they print but overlay the spreadsheet. the option to print at end of sheet is available in the page set up but if selected the comments are not shown in print preview and do not print.

    1 vote
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