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  1. Color functions

    Please add a function that returns a cell text color! This is very important for IF statement that are based on the color of cell's text!!!

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  2. Excel for Mac must support electronic signature

    I don't mean inserting a scanned signature in the sheet, I mean digitally signing using a digital signature file

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  3. Splitting characters in a cell with a fixed width automatically

    When you have a number like 234500006666.... very very long... and you want to separate it into different columns with a fixed width doing it manually might take a while. If you put a small box there that automatically divides the intervals regularly it will make it much much easier.

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  4. Add ability to select/deselect chart series/categories like you can in Excel for Windows

    In Windows version of excel it is possible to select/deselect chart series/categories by clicking a box in the 'select data' dialogue window - this functionality is not available on Mac.

    The function is incredibly useful when regularly processing similar data sets but not always needing all categories (i.e. tailoring a charts in a template sheet).

    Please introduce it! Generally I much prefer Excel for Mac but for me the lack of this function is a major weakness.

    Screen grab of the function in Windows Excel attached.

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  5. Allow sign-out of OneDrive service without de-activating Office suite

    There is no option to sign out of OneDrive/SharePoint on Office on Mac. If we sign-out then the MS Office is de-activated.

    As MS Office on Windows, there should be an option to sign-out of OneDrive, at same time keeping MS Office activated.

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  6. Please bring back the Data-Form possibility for entering

    Please bring back the Data-Form possibility for entering data in spreadsheets

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  7. Please bring back the Data-Form possibility for entering

    Please bring back the Data-Form possibility for entering data in spreadsheets

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  8. Align Data in Excel for Mac

    Discuss formatting issues with Merged Cells.

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  9. distinct count for pivot tabel

    There are no distinct count option on pivot table function. This is the feature that I really want to use it on my mac.

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  10. double click to edit field in pivot table field list

    I just switched from Office 365 subscription to the one-time purchase version (Office Home & Student 2019) on my Mac, & this function is missing now. On the OHS2019 version, you're required to click the small icon next to the field name to edit that field.

    Please add functionality to double click anywhere on a field item in the pivot table field list to open the dialogue box to edit the name/calculation of that field.

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  11. allow grand total for rows in pivot table with multiple columns

    In Pivot Tables, display "Grand Totals" for multiple columns (i.e., multiple "fields" in the "Values" area of the "Field List")

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  12. Fix conditional formatting on pivot tables

    Conditional formatting is broken in Pivot tables. It breaks when new items are added. It would be great if conditional formatting could be applied to a whole pivot table

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  13. Hi there, I have microsoft office on my mac and I am recently having issues with my excel documents - can you please help?

    Hi there, I have microsoft office on my mac and I am recently having issues with my excel documents - can you please help?

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  14. Include Dividend Yield, Interest Yield, and P/E Ratio in the Stocks Data Type

    Among the great menu of datapoints that can be pulled into Excel using the Stocks data type, it would be great if you could add Dividend Yield (for stocks), Interest Yield (for bonds), and P/E Ratio (for stocks).

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  15. I want to be able to automatically attach an open excel workbook to an email in outlook

    I want to be able to automatically attach an open excel workbook to an email in outlook without having to save to a folder and then attach from that folder.

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  17. Save Buttons - Why don't I have a save button in my Excel and Word apps using my Macbook?

    Why don't I have a save button in my Excel and Word apps using my Macbook?

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  18. hide/unhide data series in chart

    in Win version, there is checkbox in the data series window however not in Mac. This feature would be helpful especially when you have several data series and you want to display only some of them for comparison. Else the plot becomes too busy and hard to see between series with similar data. Right now the only way perhaps is to make another plot.

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  19. Fast flower delivery service in moscow

    Hello, Hope you are doing well. I have need some help from you. My wife has gone to Moscow and tomorrow my marriage anniversary. I want to give a good flower bucket and Bouquets to my wife. So If you know fast delivery flower service in Moscow, So please shared.

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  20. Unable to consolidate contents of multiple sheets in a workbook at once

    To consolidate multiple worksheets at once, we have to select the sheets one by one which consumes a lot of time.

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