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  1. UserFORM

    Salve, in EXCEL 365 per MAC VBA non è possibile
    attivare la FINESTRA IMMEDIATA e
    attivare userform, come o quando potrete apportare eventuali modifiche o come si possono risolvere tali inconvenienti ?

    10 votes
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  2. Include Find All option in Find Dialog Box + Look In option to look in Formulas in the Replace Dialog Box

    There is currently no option to replace a term in your formulas for mac excel due to the lack of ability to "Look In" formulas before replacing all. Additionally, you are unable to use Find All in the find dialog box to check all mentions of a term within formulas to easily see all the times it is used

    2 votes
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  3. 1 vote
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  4. Enlarge the Define Name Dialog box

    The Define Name dialog box should be larger and/or should be able to be resized by the user. I have workbooks with a hundred names and I can see about five at a time.

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  5. 1 vote
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  6. Improve Auto-Save capability

    The handbook on the Auto-save function is very unclear.

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  7. An option extended cursor

    Have aan option for the black square surrounding the active cell in focus to be maintained, but with the entire current row to be highlighted by a fainter highlight (perhaps a grey fill). This would aid me when dealing with multiple columns of data - a visual confirmation that I am not looking at data from a different row.

    1 vote
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  8. Auto-Complete in Cells with Data Validation

    In a cell with Data Validation, an auto-complete feature would be improve working speed immensely. The feature is there in Google Sheets as well. As long as there are multiple valid items, a drop-down shows a filtered list of such items only. When there is only one item that contains the typed string, pressing Tab or Enter fills that value in the cell and moves to next or below cell respectively. The typed string is matched to be contained anywhere in the valid items list.

    3 votes
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  9. Go back to allowing multiple lines to be highlighted and copied from the left margin.

    The older versions of Excel allowed you to put the curser on the left margin numbers, the plus changed to an arrow and you could select the whole row to copy or multiple rows to copy and paste, or delete. Please add that back. I am use to doing that. This new version has me very confused. I want to delete it and go back to my 2007 verson.

    1 vote
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  10. Undo/Redo (Command+Z) should be workbook dependent.

    Currently : Working in two or more workbooks in separate windows share an undo history.

    Idea : Workbooks should be independent and have individual edit history.

    For example:

    Workbook A : Data - sort - column A
    Workbook B : type "hello world"
    Workbook A : COMMAND+Z (undo) should undo the sort in workbook A.

    Currently it undoes the type in Workbook B.

    2 votes
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  11. Please make it easier to see the cursor in the spreadsheets, the little cross hair doesn't stand out very well

    Make it so that the cursor can be a different color than the gray which is what a selected worksheet is and blends to easily with the white background and gridlines. Larger, thicker and colored please

    1 vote
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  12. make the selected cell indicator more visible. Its soooo hard to see :(

    make the selected cell indicator more visible. Its soooo hard to see :(

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  13. Bring back customizable toolbars

    I just had to upgrade from 2011 to 2019. In 2011, I had made a customized toolbar that served my needs PERFECTLY, and there is not enough flexibility in 2019 to recreate it to meet my needs. The green customizable "quick access" toolbar is functionally useless because there is no coloration. I have partly customized the Home ribbon, but I still can't move things around to my liking, can't remove or hide certain unused elements, and can't group shortcut icons the way I want them grouped. I really miss my old custom toolbar!! Please bring back this functionality!

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  14. 1 vote
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  15. MACRO

    MACRO
    NACRO

    1 vote
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  16. swap button

    swap data in adjacent cells, or take it step further, and swap columns and rows

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  17. It would be a lot easier to customize toolbars by dragging icon from inside the menu hierarchy

    It would be so great to have toolbar icons inside the menu hierarchy so that when you start realizing you're using a command a lot and want to add it to the toolbar, you can just drag it right from there, instead of stopping what you're doing and switching gears to go hunt for the toolbar customization menu (which is harder and less intuitive to find that it used to be in earlier versions).

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  18. Highlight specific letters

    Allow us to highlight specific letters to change color because we cant highlight specific letters without highlighting the entire cell.

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  19. Clicking on the validation list arrow do not update the cells

    Excel for mac do not execute formula when you click on the arrow of a validation list, but on the windows it runs normal. It is very important to me.

    To reproduce:

    1 - On the B1 cell put the formula: =A1
    2 - Make a list with 2 (or more) items
    3 - On the A1 cell, register a validation list with the list created on the step 2

    Ok, now, anything you write on the cell A1, will be replicated to B1.
    But, when you write something on the A1, and click on the arrow of the validation…

    3 votes
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  20. Unable to paste between two different workbooks open on same instance of Excel on Mac version of Excel

    Unable to paste between two different workbooks open on same instance of Excel on Mac version of Excel

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