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  1. Updating Date format eg. 1818 shows in full but 1919 shows as 19

    To Update Date format shown in Cells for 1900's eg. 1818 shows in full but 1919, shows as 19 and 2019 shows as 19.
    Is this possible ?

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  2. Don't use scientific notation for 13-digit numbers

    13-digit ISBNs are widely used in the publishing and related industries. It is beyond frustrating that there is no option to set the default to storing and displaying numbers fully, rather than in scientific notation. If one is sent a CSV containing 13-digit ISBNs, opens the CSV then saves it again, they are corrupted and unusable. It is a bug, in my view!

    3 votes

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  3. Have the ruler available in the normal layout, as well as be able to edit width of columns in cm

    Simple: ruler available in the normal layout and be able to measure columns and lines widths in cm, not inches

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  4. Key Commands

    Can you create Key Commands for the following:
    Add a ROW
    Add a COLUMN
    Delete a ROW
    Delete a COLUMN
    Insert COPIED cells

    18 votes

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  5. Please give a Compatibility Option for people who have been using Excel 2011

    Please give a Compatibility option for users of 365 so we can open our years worth of 2011 Excel workbooks without pagination issues

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  6. Create the option to split a cell for Mac users

    You can split a cell in Windows version of Excel, but not with Mac. Why are Windows users granted certain features that Mac users are not? Please rectify this blatant oversight and create the option for Mac users to split cells (rather that having to create unnecessary rows, only to merge all but two cells) as soon as possible. This will build a more user-friendly experience and allow for more creativity.

    4 votes

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  10. Warn when merging cells that comments and notes are lost

    I've lost hours of notes in an excel sheet and didn't even realize the notes were deleted. So please add a warning or some indicator that warns the user that notes and comments are lost when you merge cells.

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  11. Autofit Row Height of Merged Cells

    It would be great if we excel could auto-fit the row height of merged cells like we can with un-merged cells.

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  12. Format Control Element, change color and font size in excel 365 for Mac os

    I would like to get the option to change the color and especially the font size of a control element within an excel sheet. This seem not to be possible in the office 365 excel version for mac. Please let me know if I am wrong or when your are going to implement the idea :-)

    Many thanks

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  13. Make cells able to overflow

    The text in a cell can wrap, shrink or, as per default, overflow the cell edge. And when double-clicking the edge of the column header to make the column set to auto-width, if the cell is not wrapping or shrinking the column width will expand to contain the whole text.

    In some cases, I'd like the text to keep overflowing even though the text is larger than the column width. A kind of "ignore when determining column width"-setting. It would probably fit best at the same place as the wrap/shrink setting.

    I would use it for constructs like a list…

    1 vote

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  14. Preserve conditional formatting in Mac pivot table

    Please add the conditional formatting "Apply Rule To" feature to Mac Excel. This is already in Windows. It is insanely frustrating that I need to re-apply the conditional formatting to every column every time I expand a pivot table or add data or really do anything to the pivot table. Thank you.

    Also discussed here: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/all/how-do-you-apply-conditional-formats-to-fields-in/7235070e-eeca-4b09-abd2-424e80333b06

    7 votes

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  15. I cannot save an excel file as csv after my last macOS update yesterday.....pls help

    I cannot save an excel file as csv after my last macOS update yesterday.....pls help

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  16. stop autocorrecting numbers into dates

    Please provide the option to stop turning numbers into dates. It's so frustrating. There should be a global option to stop that mess. When a person is working with data that includes these kinds of numbers frequently, like I do, working on managing assessment for grades K-12, and specifically the grade ranges 3-5 and 6-8 (NOT March and July) it's so frustrating to have those numbers auto-corrected when I export database information and I have to go through the hassle of fixing it constantly. Seriously, that's not helping.

    2 votes

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  17. Log in to your Norton account

    The malwares today are advanced enough to penetrate the in-built security of your device. That is why it is essential to install external protection like Norton Antivirus software to give overall safety to your data. Norton exhibits several features like a smart firewall, secure VPN, Password Manager, etc. Norton also offers cloud storage where you can store unlimited data and files along with all these features. Cloud storage is easily accessible from any device. The advanced version of Norton can detect cyber-attacks and other online threats in an instant. With a secure VPN, you can connect to any public network…

    1 vote

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  18. McAfee Antivirus software

    The cloud-based offline and online protection of McAfee Antivirus software is adept in defending the devices against multiple online threats, including ransomware, phishing sites, viruses, or other unwanted programs. McAfee also offers bank-grade encryption to give high-level security to some of your confidential data. Apart from all this, the WebAdvisor feature gives you an instant warning regarding any suspicious links or sites.

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  19. implement a way to split cells in a table.

    Have a way to split a single cell in a table into multiple rows or columns (subrows and subcolumns of the main table)

    6 votes

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  20. Excel

    Cell indentations are far too big! For instance, a left indentation of 1 is around 2-3 spaces. There should be way that the user can adjust this to a smaller measure - say in millimetres or pts.

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