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  1. Make quick access toolbar for Mac. same as in Windows, colored icons and option to move the QAT below the ribbon

    Make quick acces toolbar for Mac. same as in Windows, colored end option tu use bellow the ribbon

    126 votes

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  2. Can't use Myanmar Unicode, Pyidaungsu Font on Mac's Excel

    In word and powerpoint of excel, we can use the font easily. But in excel the font is always misplace.

    Please find the solution for that.

    65 votes

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    Thanks for posting about this issue. It would be very helpful if you would provide more information and screen shots to show how the words appear in Word and PowerPoint so that we can see the difference in Excel.

    Also, if you could provide a small example of the keystrokes that are used to enter one of the words on a US English keyboard (set to Myanmar or Myanmar QWERTY), it will be very helpful.

  3. Gradient Cell for Excel Mac

    To have compatibility for Windows & Mac suggested to have gradient fill for Excel Mac as well.

    68 votes

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  4. 3 votes

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  5. Stop removing leading zeros

    Our inventory system is ruined because we've just discovered that Excel removes leading zeros from barcodes (in fact leading zeros from all numbers) when you import or paste-in.

    This is truly mind-numbing because...
    1) You're running data - why would you ever do this?
    2) You always discover this nonsense after the fact with is so frickin' painful.

    For the love of God, why do this and why change stuff automatically with no user input or notification? Get it sorted.

    2 votes

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  6. SPLIT CELLS!!!

    Please make it so we can split cells like in windows! Why is this not a feature for Macs?

    2 votes

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  7. Grouping

    When grouping rows or columns, it would be nice if the +/- sign (to un-/hide them) would be at the beginning and not at the end of the selected rows (columns)

    2 votes

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  8. Inserting Rows or Columns

    When inserting rows or columns, you should have the option to put a number in if you need to add a lot

    1 vote

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    1 vote

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  10. Allow MM/DD/YY as a default date format

    Allow us to set the date format somewhere! I like to use MM/DD/YY format, to keep columns neat and tidy.

    1 vote

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  11. "Paste Number Formats only" in Paste Special Submenu

    This is totally missing! You can Paste VALUES with Number Formats, or FORMULAS with Number Formats, or ALL Formats including borders, backgrounds and foreground colours, but you CANNOT Paste Number Formats ONLY! Most of my wasted time in Excel is from this tedious task! There should definitely be an option for "Number Formats Only" in the Paste Special Submenu, if not a "Number Format Painter" as well!

    1 vote

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  12. Change Default Currencies in Dropdown Menu Excel

    It would be extremely helpful to be able to change the default currencies I see listed in the dropdown menu for currencies.

    I'm in the EURO zone. Microsoft has decided I see GBPound/Euro/RMB/CHF which makes no sense to me! I never EVER use the Swiss Franc or Chinese RMB, while the USD is not in there... ????

    It should be such an easy software adjustment to select your own currencies (and order) of which currencies show in the dropdown menu. Why have currencies in shortcuts that do nothing to help the user?

    16 votes

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  13. xcel for Mac - Find and Replace - Needs BOX found Formatting Option

    Hi, I'm color blind and have difficulty finding highlighted items in Excel for Mac when using Find/Replace in the search bar or from the Edit menu. I believe many people would benefit from the ability to add a highlight to the box in various colors or bold and change the outline size and color. Thank you, Scott

    1 vote

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  14. 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 ?

    1 vote

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  15. 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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  16. 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

    1 vote

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  17. 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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  18. 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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