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  1. Fix copy & paste bug when Handoff (Universal Clipboard) is enabled

    When Handoff is enabled (which also enables Universal Clipboard) and you are signed in to iCloud on your Mac and a nearby iPhone or iPad, Excel will freeze when you try to copy any cell. The spinning beachball will appear for 3-4 seconds and you can't do anything while this is happening. The bug also affects Word. This happens even on a Clean Installed system so it is not a 3rd party conflict.

    I've posted more details and a video of this happening on the Microsoft Community Forums:
    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/all/copy-cmdc-causes-spinning-beach-ball-delay-for-3-4/36e2e400-59c7-471b-b7d6-b5d5082a545a

    I've tried to report this bug but it seems impossible to…

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    • The new format for pivot table chart analysis is awful. Very limited in options from previous versions and I don't understand why.

      Need to role back pivot table chart analysis and options. Very limmited options from previous versions. I can't get the right look and don't like the loss of control.

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      • Column and row numbers invisible when I use Mac Mojave "Dark" mode

        Column and row numbers invisible when I use Mac Mojave "Dark" mode.

        Excel v16.20
        macOs Mojave Version 10.14.2 (18C54)
        MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Mid 2014)

        Screenshot here: https://twitter.com/scottcale/status/1077891096439476226?s=19

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        • Añadir Evaluar Formula para Mac en Excel

          Mismas funciones de programación en VBA y analisis de formulas tanto en Windows como en Mac

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          • Añadir Evaluar Formula para Mac en Excel

            Mismas funciones de programación en VBA y analisis de formulas tanto en Windows como en Mac

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                • I found a sintaxis mistake on funcion "buscarv", on my excel version for mac.

                  En mi version de excel, la sintaxis de la funcion buscarv en lugar de la opcion ordenado aparece la opcion rango,

                  aparece de esta forma

                  =BUSCARV(valor_buscado,matriz_tabla,indicador_columnas,{rango})

                  cuando deberia de ser asi

                  =BUSCARV(valor_buscado,matriz_tabla,indicador_columnas,{ordenado})

                  como se puede cambiar?, o que procede?

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                  • Easy or even just available data forms for data input on Office 2019

                    We just need the basic data forms available to us! UGH it's ridiculous not to have that available and even readily available

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                    • row & column reference not displayed from keyboard selection for Vlookup formula

                      The reference to the row and column is not displayed while selection through keyboard for reference of row & col while building formula mainly vlookup, this make it difficult for insertion of column reference in the formulate.

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                      • Improve Excel for Mac performance

                        Please improve Excel performance. I have Microsoft for Windows opened in a virtual machine alongside Excel for Mac. And despite limited resources Excel for Windows performs MUCH better.
                        For example when I put any value in a cell and hit enter and do it multiple times in a row then I experience a noticeable lag. There's no lag when I use the Windows version for the same file.

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                        • In 16.20, dark mode is nice, but I would like to use colorful menus from 16.17 as an option.

                          Thank you for bringing dark mode to Office with version 16.20. I actually enjoyed the colorful menu/title bars from 16.17. They allowed me to quickly identify overlapping open windows by their color. Can we please have Office follow the system dark mode as an option?

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                          • Recent update (16.20) made ribbon HUGE and takes up too much screen space.

                            Please give me the ability to revert back to slim version that was in 16.17.

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                            • Selecting multiple cells in rows or columns that are wider than the screen view

                              When selecting multiple cells in rows or columns that are wider than the current screen view, I can usually only select the cells that are currently visible. This is a real problem when for example, I want to select data that might fill be hundreds of rows and/or hundreds of columns or even larger (I am currently working with a dataset that is more than 54,000 rows x 52 columns). The only way I can select multiple cells is to reduce the magnification on the screen so that the desired cells are all visible. Please fix this.

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                              • dedupe one column vs. another

                                deduplicate one column vs. another, not just one column

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                                • I have searched for a way to add a column or a row to my chart? It was easy in the old version. Now I can't find anywhere to do this.

                                  OK. I discovered that I need an additional column or row. It used to be so simple: an insert menu. Now I can't find any way to do this, it certainly isn't simple anymore.

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                                  • Add Australian towns to the Map feature.

                                    It seems that currently the maps feature can only be used on a state level for Australia. Would it be possible to have additional towns added so it could be a more useful tool please?

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                                      Entry in a password field of a UserForm should be masked in Excel 2016 Mac (as it was in Excel 2011 and in every Excel version on Windows)

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                                      • Changing Dark-/ Black Mode isn`t possible (Mac Version)

                                        In the Office Version "16.20 (181208)" for Mac, a "Change Theme" Drop Down Menu is missing. Me and Microsoft Support didn`t find any Menu.

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                                        • 入力規則で日本語がオフにならない。

                                          Mojave10.14.2 + Excel fo Mac バージョン16.20(181208)+ 標準の「日本語入力」を使用。

                                          入力規則で、日本語をオフ(英語モード)にしてあるセルを選んでも、オフにならない。

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