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  1. Return Features That Were Removed

    Simply return the Data Form... feature.

    3 votes
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  2. AutoFilter Spacebar Selector

    Like in Windows, it would be much faster to use keyboard shortcuts for things like selecting items in the AutoFilter list (i.e. using the space bar). As of today, you cannot highlight and select different items in the filter list without the mouse. Also annoying, is the fact that selections are applied instantly, causing nonsense CPU work and worse yet the window shifts in view as calculations are running. Messy.

    2 votes
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  3. Increase number of rows that can be filtered to more than 100,000

    Increase number of rows that can be filtered to more than 100,000. 10,000 is way too small when we deal with our data base. Is there maybe a way to increase this manually ?

    2 votes
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  4. 'Contains' should be by default option selected in Filter instead of 'Choose One'

    Contains could be the most commonly used option and system should allow to use this without using trackpad through shortcuts only. Cmd+Shift+F can put the filter. Then Option+DownArrow opens up filter but then there is not way to proceed with shortcut. User must have to use track pad to select the option (where I am suggesting it could be 'Contains' as default)

    2 votes
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  5. Embed images in cells

    Users should have the ability to embed and image into a cell, so that when you sort data alphabetically, the image moves with its respective column. If google sheets can do this, so can Excel. The "move and size with cells" as well as "move but don't size with cells" options do nothing to help when alphabetizing other data in the same row.

    4 votes
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  6. Utiliser plusieurs tableaux pour créer un tableau croisé dynamique

    pouvoir regrouper plusieurs feuilles dans un seul TCD

    1 vote
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  7. I want to be able to do filtering feature to work in Excel for Mac to stay on the same window without scrolling up the spreadsheet.

    I want to be able to do filtering feature to work in Excel for Mac to stay on the same window without scrolling up the spreadsheet.

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  8. Filter in a different language than the Excel default's language.

    Hi. I reported a problem as a question in:
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/supportforbusiness/productselection?OSMCSignIn=true&wa=wsignin1.0

    Basically, I have my Excel in English language and my cells are in English format as well (UK). My subscription is Norwegian. I have the dates in my spreadsheet and when I filter it, Excel shows the months in Norwegian. The date is displayed as 23/02/2019.
    But, when I change the cells formatting to 23/Dec/2019, the filter works properly, displaying the month names in English.

    That's what I found.

    Rgds,
    Sergio

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  9. AutoFilter Dialog box is worse in 2016, the tick boxes don't stay in one place

    1) The tick boxes change locations depending on how many items you have selected. If you have one or two tick boxes selected the tick boxes are lower down because the "Equals" rows above have been filled in. If you have 3 or more tick boxes selected then there is just a single blank "Choose One" row. It makes it very difficult to select a bunch of tick boxes because the location of the tick box jumps around. This is new behavior from Excel 2011.

    2) The cursor is in "Choose One" empty box rather than in the "Search" box.…

    2 votes
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  10. 4 votes
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  11. 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.

    2 votes
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  12. 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.

    3 votes
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  13. 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

    2 votes
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  14. Allow search in slicer

    Allow search in slicer

    3 votes
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  15. 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.

    17 votes
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  16. 2 votes
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  17. Reapply Filter

    Add the reapply filter option as seen in the Windows version. If you filter on an item and change the cells value so it no longer meets the filter condition then the reapply action should refresh the filter results based on the current cell value and remove the recently changed cell from view.

    5 votes
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  18. The ability to copy (or paste) 'visible cells only' when copying/pasting from a filtered range into a column of empty cells

    This option did not seem to work at all, and would just paste a few headings ignoring the filtered data.

    (2016-06-20 Dan [MS]: updated title to match Win32 title)

    4 votes
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  19. 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 !!!

    3 votes
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  20. 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.

    8 votes
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