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  1. 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.

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  2. add excel form on Mac

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

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  3. 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,

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  5. MAKE IT SO IT DOESN'T CRASH!!!

    Guys! Excel crashes every 15 mins or more! It's almost unusable and I have to use it. It ridiculous how bad it is. I shouldn't have had to pay money for this and it makes my job 10x harder. Please fix it. For the amount of money I paid for office (and excel) it should be a working program. Right now Microsoft is a thief of my money and time with the amount of times I've had to redo work with all the crashes. I don't want to hear how you fixed it, just fix it!! (yes, I've updated the…

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  6. Obtaining Hang Seng Index from the Stocks module

    I am using Excel for Mac, version 16.30 (always updated to the latest version)

    I can easily obtain stock quotes all index members of the Dow Jones, Hang Seng Index, Swiss Market Index. Also to retrieve the index quotes for DJIA, S&P500, DAX, etc. is not an issue at all.

    Obtaining the quote for the Hang Seng Index itself I haven't figured out for a couple of months already.

    “HSI” returns "H.I.S. Co Ltd (OTCM:HISJF)” “Hang Seng” returns “No results found for Hang Seng” “^HSI” returns results such as H-Source Holdings, etc.

    I have reached out to Microsoft calling the…

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  7. Obtaining Hang Seng Index from the Stocks module

    I am using Excel for Mac, version 16.30 (always updated to the latest version)

    I can easily obtain stock quotes all index members of the Dow Jones, Hang Seng Index, Swiss Market Index. Also to retrieve the index quotes for DJIA, S&P500, DAX, etc. is not an issue at all.

    Obtaining the quote for the Hang Seng Index itself I haven't figured out for a couple of months already.

    “HSI” returns "H.I.S. Co Ltd (OTCM:HISJF)” “Hang Seng” returns “No results found for Hang Seng” “^HSI” returns results such as H-Source Holdings, etc.

    I have reached out to Microsoft calling the…

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  9. Please update excel to open files in Catalina OSX, all other 365 programs working

    Please update excel to open files in Catalina OSX, all other 365 programs working.
    Excel will open but will not open an excel file

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  10. Problem between cells

    When I divide 2 cells with results generated by formulas, the division cannot be dynamic!
    The calculus fixes on the 1st result found.

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  11. MAKE IT POSSIBLE TO DISABLE RECENT!!!!

    Since the last update (today is 190826) for every document you have had opened (recent) it will look/freeze for approx 5sec for EVERY LINK. How can you release something like this and still no fix! I PAID FOR SOFTWARE, AND ITS DRIVING ME CRAZY. Time to leave office like I left Windows.... Its the same in the other Office apps.

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  12. Automator on Mac no longer is compatible with Excel for Mac

    Previously, Automator could be used to perform a variety of functions with excel. Now, using excel with automator returns the error "The action “[ACTION]” encountered an error: “Microsoft Excel got an error: Parameter error.” Where [ACTION] is the particular Automator action you wanted to perform.

    Could you please make these programs work together again?

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  13. Important functionalities that appear and disappear, between updates.

    What happen again with PASTE WITHOUT FORMAT? (Option+Shift+Command+V), it’s so useful, and
    What happened with move around the Sheet with trackpad gesture with 2 fingers?

    You must have a defined application programming line, good things appear and disappear between an update and another.

    These functionalities (explained their disappearance in the first paragraph) are preserved by both Word and PowerPoint, I don't understand why they aren't transverse to all applications and maintain homogeneity in your products.

    I don't know if this is read by someone, or has any repercussion on the product, but at least I comply with informing about a…

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  14. Fix Copy > Paste Link..

    Repeatedly get an error message (Alert - Unable to paste link) when I use Copy > Paste Link from one sheet to another in the same workbook. I'm using latest Office 365 version of Excel on my Mac
    This is causing me to lose considerable productive time.
    Please can this be fixed?

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  15. I found what I think is a significant bug in Excel for Mac 16.29.1. I would like to show it to MS. How?

    In some cases adding two numbers gives an incorrect result. A digit incorrectly shows up in the 12th decimal position in the result when adding two numbers that are truncated to just two decimal places. The xlsx file attached shows an example. I'm attaching a PDF of the same file to show these results in case another version of Excel gives different results with the xlsx file.

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  17. Problème avec la VBA a solutionner, plus d'ouverture de fichiers contenant du code

    A chaque ouverture de fichier j'ai un message d'erreur
    Désolé... Nous avons trouvé un problème dans le contenu de « 201808 - Perte de charge réseau de chaleur.xlsm », mais nous pouvons essayer de récupérer le maximum de contenu. Si la source de ce classeur est fiable, cliquez sur Oui.
    Si je réponds "OUI" je peut ouvrir et le fichier incriminé et le fichier xml qui m'est proposé.
    Dans le fichier xml on voit que c'est tout le VBA qui est supprimé
    J'ai des centaines de fichiers qui posent problème car j'utilise très souvent le VBA

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  18. VBA-Programm stoppen

    Im neuen Excel 2019 für Mac ist es nicht mehr möglich, ein laufendes VBA-Programm zu unterbrechen. Früher war das mit Befehl + Punkt möglich. Bitte diese Möglichkeit wieder einbauen

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  19. Freeze Panes/Group Columns Error.

    I am having an issue where freeze panes in tandem with a group of hidden columns that is causing the spreadsheet to be locked from moving to the right. I can move up and down on the sheet, but I cannot move to the right.

    So:
    1-5 and A thru H frozen. Columns I through AR in a collapsible group. When the collapsible group is opened, the sheet will no longer move right past column W. I can no longer view the data in columns W through AR.

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  20. Fix copy & paste bug when Handoff (Universal Clipboard) is enabled

    When Handoff is enabled (which also enables Universal Clipboard) and you are signed in to iCloud on your Mac and a nearby iPhone or iPad, Excel will freeze when you try to copy any cell. The spinning beachball will appear for 3-4 seconds and you can't do anything while this is happening. The bug also affects Word. This happens even on a Clean Installed system so it is not a 3rd party conflict.

    I've posted more details and a video of this happening on the Microsoft Community Forums:
    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/all/copy-cmdc-causes-spinning-beach-ball-delay-for-3-4/36e2e400-59c7-471b-b7d6-b5d5082a545a

    I've tried to report this bug but it seems impossible to…

    10 votes
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