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  1. import XML

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

    28 votes
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  2. Make userform available for MacBook

    I can’t create VBA since userform is not available in MacBook

    33 votes
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  3. Customize Touch Bar

    Please add the option to "Customize Touch Bar" for MacBook Pro's. It's usually found under "View" in just about any other application, but unfortunately not within Microsoft Office products.
    While Excel does have a set of standardized Touch Bar buttons, you can't change them to what you might use most often, rendering it fairly useless.
    Apple has had a Touch Bar feature since 2016 so it's not exactly a new feature. I understand that Apple is a competitor, but please put the "Customize Touch Bar" feature into your products!

    46 votes
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  4. 2 votes
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  5. Most of the shortcuts that work in windows dosen't here.. Definitely one should start working on this...

    the shortcut fn keys are not to be found..
    need some guidance tutorial to be prepared published for mac users...

    3 votes
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  6. Clear recent documents

    Please add this function to clear all recent documents at once.

    3 votes
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  7. 1 vote
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  8. Unhide sheets (group)

    It would be a useful feature if, in addition to hiding worksheets, the unhide also works for group worksheets.

    1 vote
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  9. allow the top menu to remain visible when in full screen mode.

    allow the top menu to remain visible when in full screen mode. When I press the undue button, the screen falls out of full screen mode

    1 vote
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  10. Chapter Creation

    Chapter Creation

    Select a group of spreadsheets and form with them a kind of chapter, with the same color as the guide. So when you click on a chapter all spreadsheets are available for viewing (as is current Excel) and those that don't belong are collapsed (hidden) within your chapter. In the attached file only the yellow tabs would appear and below them the chapter names. When you clicked on the Green chapter the green tabs would be displayed and the others hidden. It's a way of working with multiple linked documents within Excel with a clearer view of spreadsheets…

    9 votes
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  11. Show that you listen

    MICROSOFT should periodically publish a summary of significant changes it makes as a result of user input. It would help to demonstrate you actually use this input rather than just giving people a place to vent.

    1 vote
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  12. Add Buttons to Quick Access Toolbar (Excel 2016, Mac)

    For Excel 2016 (Mac), it is not possible to add "Open File" to the Quick Access Toolbar.

    New File is there.
    Close File is there.
    Why is Open file not there? It's there in Word.

    1 vote
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  13. Add Buttons to Quick Access Toolbar (Excel 2016, Mac)

    For Excel 2016 (Mac), it is not possible to add "Open File" to the Quick Access Toolbar.

    New File is there.
    Close File is there.
    Why is Open file not there? It's there in Word.

    1 vote
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  14. 1 vote
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  15. Try not to suck so much *** when you make programs.

    My idea (I know this is radical) but have you guys ever tried maybe not sucking so much at what you do? Everything Microsoft for Mac sucks *. I can put my laptop on the floor, ** all over it, and that would be 100 times better than anything you all come up with. Maybe try that

    1 vote
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  16. More template varieties

    I love being able to use templates when using Microsoft applications, however, I have found that with Excel, most of them don't apply to what I am doing. I struggle having to start from scratch and have rarely found a template that worked for me. I hope to find more templates that I can use after submitting this.

    1 vote
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  17. Money in Excel - Adding Additional Accounts or Allowing Manual Entry

    Would be great to have the ability to manually add accounts. Would eliminate the need for devs to update linking information which can be out of date. For example, when you look to add an NYCE IRA account it links to the old account servicer as opposed to the new one which is Voya (https://my.voya.com/voyassoui/index.html?domain=nycdcp.voya.com#/login-pweb)

    1 vote
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  18. Ctrl+M to merge cells

    I've noticed that there is no default key binding for ctrl + M and think this would be fantastic for it to be the "merge" function of highlighted cells. Having to select cells and then click merge each time is more arduous than it needs to be.

    2 votes
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  19. Leap year dates

    Leap year dates: Excel accepts 29th February 1900 (day number 60 on the excel calendar) as a valid date ..... but the Gregorian calendar rules state that 1900 is NOT a leap year.

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  20. add the function to search an entire excel database that is made up of many tabs

    add the function to search an entire excel database that is made up of many tabs

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