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  1. Pasting graphocs/art/photo in header or footer

    I cannot insert a photo/artwork/picture/logo into a header on a Mac. This is ridiculous!

    3 votes
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  2. Fill cells with a series by using the fill handle doesn't work since Update 15.35.0

    Please excuse my poor english.
    In one of Your descriptions it is called


    1. You can also specify the type of series by using the right mouse button to drag the fill handle over the range and then clicking the appropriate command on the shortcut menu.

    but it doesn't work anymore since the last Update.
    If You do so, a new window is open.

    You will see on the attached file.

    I hope You would be able to recognise an fix it.

    4 votes
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  3. functions fail unless = is find and replaced with =

    this is a new bug 7.10.2107
    previously when enter any formula e.g = VLOOKUIP(.... the formula would automatically compute. Now I need to replace the fx provided = with a find and replace =

    2 votes
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  4. fix column selection ( click column header on another WS ) in formula

    When I have a formula in worksheet 5 and want to select for inside the formula column worksheet3!K:K I get worksheet3!A:N.

    2 votes
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  5. 2 votes
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  6. Fire the manager and Higher who are involved in Excel mac development and hire people who are willing to spend development time in macos

    There are more errors then ever. Come on guys, we pay you every year, but we get more misery back, SHAME ON YOU.

    8 votes
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  7. Fix ridiculous editing bugs in Excel 2016

    Excel 2016 Mac is a mess.

    Besides the ugly cartoon-like interface of all of Office 2016 (which obviously nothing can be done about now), it has some serious bugs. (Oh, and thanks for messing up so many of the keyboard shortcuts I learned for 2011).

    Select all: Command-A doesn't work if there is an embedded picture/image in the worksheet. Instead, it invokes some kind of 'picture format' toolbar (or ruler - whatever...) item.

    Edit in cell: completely unreliable to try and select contents of cell for editing (either in whole or in part. Sometimes in works, sometimes it doesn't. I've…

    9 votes
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  8. Fix Unacceptable # of Bugs, make VBA Usable & Add Hot Keys

    First, the number of basic bugs in unacceptable for a product that's been the market for well over a year. Often I type characters in cell and hit Enter yet the cell is blank. I scroll up and then down, and at that point, I see the that previously blank cell is now populated with the characters I had entered. This is unacceptable. When I freeze panes, the top row appears to have been duplicated but if I scroll up and then down, duplicated row disappears. So many different types of bugs that remedied by scrolling up and then down.…

    4 votes
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  9. 4 votes
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  10. You can start by FIXING THE CAUSE OF THE RECURRING EFFING CRASHES!!!

    The frequency of crashes I experience with Excel for Mac Version 14.7.2 (170228) has reached EPIC status! I also experience the unexplained crashes in my Word for Mac program. With a bajillion dollars supporting you people, one would think you could fix these errors! But NO....it's been going on for over 5 years now, through many MANY updates and to no avail. Either you people are intentionally trying to send me to the edge of going postal just for kicks and giggles or you are MORONS. Which is it?

    6 votes
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  11. Can the 2016 version and return to the 2011 version. You have seriously messed up a good thing. I wasted my money on Office 2016.

    Can the 2016 version and return to the 2011 version. You have seriously messed up a good thing. I wasted my money on Office 2016. There are too many issues to describe them here.

    3 votes
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  12. Keyboard Shortcut for Find and Replace

    Can there be a keyboard shortcut for the Replace command? There's only one for Find.

    4 votes
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  13. A way to avoid scrolling to deep down below.

    A way to fast scroll no further then:
    1. - last line of a table + a few line's
    2. - a preset last line in a workbook.
    3. - last line of the print area

    Often you want to scroll or copy things down til a certain row, but often the scrolling start slow or crapy and then flies downwards, passing the line you want. Specially within tables.

    3 votes
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  14. Bug associated with how ISNUMBER handles blank cells when used in SUMPRODUCT

    With the help of a user who is using Excel 15.25 on a Mac, we discovered a difference between how ISNUMBER handles blank cells when used within the SUMPRODUCT formula. Or at least that is what we think is going on. I am using Excel 2016 on a PC. I have attached a test workbook, a screenshot of what I see when I open the workbook in Excel 2016 on a PC, and what the user see when he opens the same workbook in Excel 2016 on a Mac.

    If A1 is a blank cell, then ISNUMBER(A1) returns FALSE.

    So,…

    2 votes
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  15. Limit the number of columns

    I have a seemingly infinite number of columns. This makes navigating and viewing difficult as when I quickly scroll to to the side or down (with magic mouse) I end up in Column AJP or some such.

    2 votes
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  16. Provide tools for working with names. Insert->Paste doesn't work. Define has no edit. What are we supposed to do - delete and redefine th

    Provide tools for working with names. Insert->Paste doesn't work. Define has no edit. What are we supposed to do - delete and redefine the table or name? That's pretty lame. Define shows the range and has a definition box, but I can't do anything with it.

    2 votes
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  17. Please create a function that will give you the Range (largest-smallest value)of a data set. ex.=range(a1:a13)

    Please create a function that will give you the Range (largest-smallest value)of a data set. ex.=range(b1:b13).

    More detail:
    Sales person: (a1) a b c d e f g h i (j1)j

                      (b2) 11 12 9  13 12  13  3  2   14  (j2)1  
    

    =range(b2:j2) math: 13-1 answer: 12

    Excel should look at only the highest and lowest digits within a given range and subtract the higher value from the lower.

    3 votes
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  18. Argument tooltips in Russian localization

    No argument tooltips in Russian (and, maybe, another languages, I didn't check that) localization in Excel for Mac in versions above 15.29. Looks like temporary disabled and then forgotten feature.
    I have to stay on 15.29 and ignore updates.
    I appeciate if you pay attention for correction and respond here (it is awkward to check each release by installing->noresult->uninstallwholeoffice->returnbackto15.29).

    2 votes
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  19. Relative paths to text connections

    Option to have relative paths to connect to text files to import data.

    We have an xlsx file with several connections to csv files with generic names.
    We want to be able to move (or share) this file to other directories, and the xlsx file to be able to read the csv files (with the same generic names) in the new directory.

    I have posted this issue here:
    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msofficeexcel-msomac/csv-files-paths-in-excel-2016-for-mac/215241e7-6599-4971-b598-b7e5bd2dc45d

    3 votes
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  20. 3 votes
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