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  1. 1 vote
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    • Bring back "Remove Duplicates" calculations in the dialog BEFORE executing.

      I tested with version 16.16, when selecting the range and clicking Data>Remove duplicates, it opens a window asking you to exclude any columns, but it does not show any calculation.

      When I tested with older version i.e. 15.41, when doing the same Data>Remove duplicates, I see the calculation. See attached images.

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      • Add current selection option to the filter for Mac when searching filter items

        When searching for items in a filter I'd like to be able to add the current selection to the filter like in Excel Windows.

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        • Filters on mac like on windows

          Select what to filter and then click ok to actually filter without being calculating while selection is made.
          Same process on mac os like it is on windows, avoiding multiple calculation

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          • Pourquoi ne trouve-t-on pas dans Excel 2016 la possibilité d'user des formulaires ? C'est une régression par rapport à Excel 2011 !!!

            Pourquoi ne trouve-t-on pas dans Excel 2016 la possibilité d'user des formulaires ? C'est une régression par rapport à Excel 2011 !!!

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            • 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.

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              • Add ability to create Waterfall charts on MAC version as is possible in Excel on Windows

                Add Charts to allow for better ways of smartly analysing or visualising your data, like Waterfall charts! Why is this only in the Windows version?

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                • What has happened to filtering? If I filter now I end up on row 5000+ and have to scroll to the top to find the filtered data.

                  What has happened to filtering? If I filter now I end up on row 5000+ and have to scroll to the top to find the filtered data. This was never a problem in 2011. For folk who have to do a lot of filtering this is a massive pain ;( Please, please fix it.

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                  • conditional formatting in pivot table - widget

                    In windows you get a little widget to select data and ignore sub-totals or totals in a pivot table, so you can add conditional formatting... the little widget does not pop up in Excel for Mac - can we add this in?

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                    • Allow search in slicer

                      Allow search in slicer

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                      • Allow INSERT of Rows in Table with Locked Columns

                        I would like to provide a table to a user where the formula (calculated columns) are Locked. I do this by Locking the relevant column(s) and protecting the worksheet. When I do this, the user cannot extend the table by inserting rows. It seems this cannot be done in the Windows version either. A chance for the Mac developers to take the lead!

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                        • Pivot Table Auto-filtering

                          When doing a search in a Pivot Table, the data is not not get auto filtered as it does in a non-pivotable Filter. After you type in the search item you then have to uncheck the select all box and re-select the checkbox of the item you are searching for to filter the data. Please fix. Thank you.

                          16 votes
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                          • Tables : Like 'Lock Titles' also Locked footer/total row

                            We can lock the title from a table on top of the window, but I would be really nice to have the footer from a table also locked but then at the bottom of the window. Or de footer/total row just under the title row.

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                            • In the Filter function, please add an option "Blanks" to show blanks only in the column

                              In the Filter function, please add an option "Blanks" to show blanks only in the column. The blank is all the way at the bottom. Adding it at the top would help filter the blanks quickly.

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                              • I can't figure out how to have dates automatically sort to order. Earliest to latest

                                It would save a lot of time instead of sorting receipts before I input.

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                                  0 comments  ·  Tables, Sorting and Filtering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Filter Drop Down Menu Search Box

                                  When invoking a filter drop down menu, can you please have the cursor start in the search box instead of the sort button? it is more usable to have the cursor there instead of on the sort button.Screenshot attached. Thank you.

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                                  • 立即消灭史无前例的在EXCEL输入中文的过度迟钝和无故退出之弊端!

                                    立即消灭史无前例的在EXCEL2011输入中文的过度迟钝和无故退出之弊端!这种情况以前没有,只是近期2个月的病枯。

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                                    • hi tech computer literature people

                                      No tutorial for your terminology. What do they terms mean and example for when it may used. I am trying emigrate from Office 2007 or 8 to this new Office for mac 2016.

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                                        • fix the filter. It is now extremely slow to filter a column.

                                          When you open the dialog box to filter, the cursor is in a useless box instead of where you can type. Once you start typing to filter, you have to wait a ridiculous amount of time between letters or numbers on a sheet with 9000 rows. And this with 16 GB of ram, 2.6 core i7, and 1 TB SSD. Filtering was much better on 2011.

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