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  1. EXCEL For Mac needs a XML import data

    There is not way to import and map XML data to excel for mac,

    114 votes
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  2. Support Internet Query Connection (.iqy files)

    It would be helpful for Excel to Mac to support internet query connections.

    When exporting a list from Sharepoint, the .iqy file is downloaded, which I subsequently can't open in Excel for Mac.

    25 votes
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  3. Provide data get and tranform including JSON to Excel transformation

    This feature is provided with Windows Excel 2016 but not with Mac. Isn't it time to make the Mac software a first-class citizen with Microsoft. It seems like forever that Microsoft started supporting Mac Office, yet it still does not have all the features. Why not? I am paying you every month. Yet you still don't provide many advanced features. I will consider Pages then.

    13 votes
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  4. Import XML into excel

    I need to import a structured xml file into excel. The xml file contains elements which contain other elements. I'd be happy to define a mapping which would excel allow to know, which elements/attributes to put into which column. The File I'd like to import is attached. However, this is jus one example.

    14 votes
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  5. Allow 'Refresh All' Functionality in the Data Tab to pull fresh data from External Sources like Windows allows

    Excel on IOS currently does not support the functionality to pull data from external sources e.g Stock prices, FX Rates , table imports from the web.

    1 vote
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  6. it will be more convenient if Excel for Mac has the same import xml function as Windows version.

    it will be more convenient if Excel for Mac has the same import xml function as Windows version.

    7 votes
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  7. Zugriff freischalten

    Dateien einfach freistellen

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  8. Create a button to import data from WEB just like in the Windows version

    Just insert the button "From Web" as the same way in Excel for Windows

    3 votes
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  9. Add option to insert pdf in excel

    Inserting pdf into excel file doesn't work in Mac.

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  10. When opening a CSV file, make Excel recognise it as a CSV file!

    Currently when I import data from a CSV file, Excel doesn't recognise that it is CSV even though the file name ends in ".csv"! I have to tell the program that the data file has delimited fields and define the separator as comma for it to import the data correctly. Surely this is basic stuff for a program like Excel?

    4 votes
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  11. I would like a stable service - not to be treated as a paying guide pig for Microsoft to try out new ideas, like deleting Forms.

    I would like a stable service - not to be treated as a paying guide pig for Microsoft to try out new ideas, like deleting Forms. If Microsoft want to trail stuff and take away functionality they shouldn't be doing it to the people who pay them each year via 365

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  12. ssas

    Allow Excel for Mac to connect to MS SSAS cubes.

    3 votes
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  13. Add "query from Web" for Mac version

    Add "query from Web" for Mac version

    10 votes
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  14. Copying cells from 1spreadsheet to another

    On iPad in excel when I copy cells ( some with data, some without ) form one spreadsheet and pasting to another spreadsheet the cells with data are compressed together, without regard to blank cells

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  15. Display import dialog box when open csv file

    When I open a CSV file directly from the Finder and open it with Excel, I have not the possibility to select separator, column format or file encoding.

    It will be very nice if you add the possibility (e.g.: Excel preferences) to open the Import dialog box for give the possibility to configure how to open correctly the CSV file

    2 votes
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  16. 4 votes
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  17. Redshift ODBC Drivers compatible with Excel

    ODBC compatibility with Redshift Driver
    Can you make the Redshift Driver compatible with Excel 2016 MAC OS X (El Capitan or higher) as the current setup is broken as it gives the following errors:
    IM003 [iODBC][Driver Manager]Specified driver could not be loaded

    00000 [iODBC][Driver Manager]dlopen(/opt/amazon/redshift/lib/libamazonredshiftodbc.dylib, 6): no suitable image found. Did find: /opt/amazon/redshift/lib/libamazonredshiftodbc.dylib: open() failed with errno=1

    However, when testing the ODBC connection to Redshift via odbctest command line was successful.

    I understand that Redshift ODBC Drivers are not supported therefore, this needs to be supported.

    2 votes
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  18. Stock Quotes

    Add formula to add stock quotes in realtime, like google sheets has the ability to do. I don't want to run a excel add-on to find these quotes. This would be very helpful.

    6 votes
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  19. Improve external data feature.

    In Excel for Windows I can connect to an API url by going to the data tab then "From Web" at which point I type in the URL It downloads into my spreadsheet as a table, which is awsome because I can perform VLookups etc on it. We need better external data features like this for the Mac version.

    3 votes
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  20. 3 votes
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