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  1. Add hotkey functionality to Excel for Mac

    It would be amazing if hotkey functionality was added to Mac, especially if it followed the same format as it does in Windows (instead of "Alt …, …, …" it would just be "Option …, …, …").

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  2. Restore Customize Keyboard to equivalent functionality as in 2011

    2019 has restored Tools > Customize Keyboard..., but it's quite weak compared to 2011's. First, there's no All Commands category. While there is a search, it only searches the selected category (and there's no way to select multiple categories), so you have to enter the search term then click through every category manually, which is kind of insane. Next, many, if not most of the commands have a description that's the same as the name of the command. Why bother? Finally, numerous commands are missing, even though the underlying functionality is still there. My most missed is Paste Values, but…

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  3. MORE EFFORT FOR NAIVE USERS

    Many Microsoft products are so crammed with new features that make it difficult for folks like us that have not site manager. New systems suddenly morf without warning. For example, I edit types by letter, but the cursor clamps onto words when I want letters. Simple thing often do not appear in the help files. It would be nice to have a "old setup" option to let us start to adapt the new versions without sudden adaptation. And this is true with other MSFT office and other products

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  4. Simple feature is not available for Mac

    The thing is so simple and the video ise explain it so good. Please Watch it.

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  5. Control of command button colour in Excel for Mac 2011

    Currently I have to use Excel for Mac 2011 as the later versions do not have the ability to create user forms. This is subject of other suggestions. But here I suggest a change is made to the 2011 version allowing the user to set the background colour properly.

    The default setting is incorrect - off white. When the default for the Mac version should be RGB 170,170,170. It also should have an option to be changed for any user. The default border is non-existent and is clearly an error.

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  6. Data "Form" for excel users on Mac computers

    I really miss having Data "Form" available for excel users on MAC computers. Is there any chance this can be reinstalled. I use it all the time with my spreadsheets.

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  7. Take the time to put more guidance online!

    What's really galling about excel for mac is that there's no online guidance from MS - I just wasted an hour trying to track down some basic stuff about document inspector and removing metadata before sharing (which, not surprisingly, is 5x as ******* a mac).

    SO regretting switching to this product from bulletproof Google sheets.

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  8. Make userform available for MacBook

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

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  9. Excel update 16.24.0 (19071500)

    Excel update 16.24.0 (19071500) repeatedly comes up as the current update, installs successfully, but weekly it pops up as the current update that needs to be installed. No Word updates have appeared since this began about a month ago.

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  10. Please add the support to insert files (objects) in the sheet

    Please add the support to insert files (objects) in the sheet. Now if there is some object inserted the excel app does not autosave to O365.

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  11. Please allow magnification not only of Sheets but also of the Formula Bar

    Please find a way to enlarge text not only on Sheets but also in the Formula Bar. For we older peeps it can be very, very hard to squint at teeny weeny text…

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  12. SRS.EXCEL

    SRS. EXCEL.:
    yo no trabajo con formulas en las celdas.
    lo que pasa es que dentro de las celdas uso codigos propios de mi rutina cotidiana en lo que se refiere a control de mis colmenas de abejas.
    gracias

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  13. Support Forms! This should have been done from the start. I did not see it was not in Office for Mac 2019 when compared to the subscription.

    What other Windows features have you omitted to implement? Do I have to pay for this basic feature by buying O for Mac again?

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  14. 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!

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  16. Refresh sheet button display

    Frequently, on opening the workbook or after copying the sheet, buttons in the sheet are not displayed properly (or at all) without a specific zooming/dezomming which seems to refresh the screen. Problem happening on Mojave with Excel 16.24. Thanks

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  18. ADD COMPARE AND MERGE WORKBOOKS FOR QUICK ACCESS TOOLBAR

    it would be great if you added this so i could actually do my homework on my mac instead of having to drive to campus just so i can do one command and get credit for it. i feel like its pretty idiotic so have commands that are exclusively for windows when i pay the same amount that windows users pay.

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  19. request you add the Design Mode to the Mac version

    Add the Design Mode button to the Developer ribbon just like you have it in the windows version

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  20. Allow user to change the colour/style of highlighted cell.

    Allow user to change the colour/style of highlighted cell. Currently I spend way to much time looking for the faint green highlighted cell when I do a search. I would make the highlight colour a bright red to make it easy to see.

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