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  1. Support multi-row worksheet tabs

    Plz allow Support to multi-row worksheet tabs

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  2. Let us put cell contents in a header or footer

    Lotus 123 used to have this and it was very handy. You'd nominate a reference to a cell, and the contents of that cell would appear in the footer. It was useful when producing a multi-page report, so the report serial number would appear on every page.

    I've got a macro doing this at the moment, but I want to phase out macros because they're fundamentally insecure.

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  4. Make the Excel worksheet SEARCH BOX visible

    Either make the top bar a light colour so the "Search box" can be seen or make the search box WHITE. A DARK GREEN search box with BLACK lettering on a DARK GREEN background is meaningless and totally invisible. |I have very large Excel files, typically 105 fields by 34,000 lines and the search box is very important to my activity. Thank you

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  5. Date error

    Date error occurs in entering a specific date in a format of 11/12/20, and 12/11/20, excel auto formats the date 2011-12-20 for 11/12/20, and for 2012-11-20. This happens in any blank cell or even if the cell is formatted as a date

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  6. I have a cell where I align the text to the right with an indent -- 0 is too small, 1 is too big

    I have a cell where I align the text to the right with an indent -- 0 indent leaves the text touching the separator line while 1 indent gives too much space. You can see in the courier case, a non-proportional font, the right most number is indented more than the needed space for a character [number]. I tried both general and text for the data type. I suppose what I need is a fractional indent.

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  7. UNABLE TO USE CHARACTERS ON EXCEL

    I had the 2011 office version and I was able to used special characters on excel and save them on downloads, today I found out that if I use any character I am not able to save the file like before. That doesn't make any sense, The old version works better than the new version?
    I want to be able to use any character and save my file.

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  8. Autofit row height of merged cells

    It would be great if we could autofit row height of merged cells (either by double-clicking or after entering data) like it happens with un-merged cells.

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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. Auto-fit 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. Centrelize the page to be printed please

    The workbook is left-centred and not a normal size please help

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  13. Memo Formatting

    The text box of the memo to be inserted into the cell is a fixed size.
    I'd like to see improvements so that the size can be changed automatically.

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  14. 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!

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  15. Grouping tabs

    Have the ability to group and ungroup tabs just like you can with columns and rows

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  16. Categories

    There should be a category for Credits. You have three choices Income (not all credits are income), Transfer (which is unclear) and Expense (which makes sense). Movement of funds creating a credit is not always income and may need separate tracking. Also, the Categories should be able to be sorted by use or manual placement.

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  17. Cell format menu should ALWAYS be present in Excel toolbar !!!!!

    Cell formatting menu has disappeared for the tool bar when I try to create an Excel spreadsheet. Not only is it not there, I can't find it anywhere. Should ALWAYS be there, as spread sheets almost invariably involve finding the relationships between diverse variable quantities (time, date, temperature, or other vaiables (physical, monetary etc.), and rates of change.

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  18. Cell format menu should ALWAYS be present in Excel toolbar !!!!!

    Cell formatting menu has disappeared for the tool bar when I try to create an Excel spreadsheet. Not only is it not there, I can't find it anywhere. Should ALWAYS be there, as spread sheets almost invariably involve finding the relationships between diverse variable quantities (time, date, temperature, or other vaiables (physical, monetary etc.), and rates of change.

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  19. To format notes and comments the same way as in Windows

    I want to be able to format notes and comments the same way as in Windows.
    On Windows, there is an "auto-sizing" section for text boxes, but the Mac version does not have it.
    This causes wasted space in the text box every time and it's a hassle to manually adjust every time.

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