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  1. high sierra

    Chart editing issues. Seems to be the refresh of the chart is not working, so it looks like (for example) you have not selected or are not typing in the Chart Title, but when you scroll away and then back again the editing appears.

    We are running Excel 16.6.6 on Mac OS High Sierra and getting the issue described in the attached video.

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    • Fix an important hyperlink issue!

      When I insert a new hyperlink to a file located on an external disc (HDD) in my Excel chart, everything works well. When I open again the chart after I've saved it, I have to give an additional authorisation to open each hyperlink I previously inserted in the chart. Besides, there is no way to deactivate the warning window that appears each time I try to open one of the hyperlinks (there isn't the "security centre" like in Excel for Windows).

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      • The latest excel for mac version took away the option in the insert tab to "Insert Comment". I phoned microsoft support and spoke with one

        The latest excel for mac version took away the option in the insert tab to Insert Comment. I spoke with two microsoft support technicians and after they did a very diligent job of trying to find the Insert Comment option in the tool bar, the last technician advised me to report the problem to this site. I do not use a mouse so that option is not available to me. Please add the Insert Comment option back to the Insert tab.

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        • button for inserting rows or columns

          Would it be possible to create a button in one of the toolbars to make it easier to insert rows of columns with an easy click. Especially multiple rows or columns in an easy click would be nice!

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          • Enable Excel for Mac to connect to list data in SharePoint Online

            It is currently not possible to connect Excel for Mac to data in a SharePoint list. That makes both Excel and SharePoint less functional in a wide variety of organizations, and makes SPO lists essentially useless in environments where they're updated from time to time.

            Microsoft has developed a robust sync tool that works between Mac and SharePoint Online. Perhaps that could be adapted in a unidirectional way?

            In any event, please consider for development.

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            • Please inser function chek cella in Excel for Mac

              Please inser function chek cella in Excel for Mac

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              • If Circular reference error appears on the bottom of my spreadsheet, why not Click on that at bottom of spreadsheet to find errors??

                If Circular reference error appears on the bottom of my spreadsheet, why not Click on that at bottom of spreadsheet to find errors??
                Instead, I had to go to Formula tab, Formula Auditing, and then Circular reference. I'm not sure if you have to do this on every reference, but very Tedious!!

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                  • Enable hyperlinks in Pdf export from Excel

                    In previous reactions from Microsoft to a user question if hyperlinks can be exported to Pdf from Excel, it says this is not possible due to the structure of Pdfs. This doesn't seem a valid reason, as it does work from a Word export. Numbers from Apple does it too. There you can even add hyperlinks to individual words inside a tekst cell. In Excel this is only possible for the whole cell. So, please implement this function in Excel, so we can make reports without hassle.

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                    • what if we added a choice to transfer sheets from bottom to left side instead of column A?

                      what if we can add a choice for users to transfer sheets from bottom to left side instead of column A?
                      as excel user, I start using first sheet, then second one then third one then I find myself using high NO of sheets which makes finding specific sheet boring and frustrating. and if we have high NO of sheets, it will be harder even if I name the sheets

                      but what if we had the ability to transfer all sheets from bottom to left side from top as they fill all column A and column A starts the next…

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                      • Excel keeps opening at login, even though the button is not selected. I can't stop it from auto opening when my computer starts.

                        Figure out how to TURN OFF AUTO OPEN. The option is NOT selected, but it keeps auto opening EVERY TIME I START MY COMPUTER. I have tried all the options on recommended, I am about to uninstall this program.

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                        • somme inscrite

                          entrer la somme

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                              0 comments  ·  Charting, Mapping and Visualizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • DisableHyperlinkWarning

                              De bij het openen van een PDF file, via een in excel aangemaakte hyperlink telkens terugkerende "trusted locations" melding, uitschakelbaar te maken. De waarschuwing voorzien van een aanvink mogelijkheid : deze melding niet meer weergeven !

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                              • Adding notes to formulas?

                                Formulas can get extremely messy with messy data. This is especially true when a formula is 10+ lines long. Often, re-reading a formula a few weeks later is absolutely indecipherable. Can we somehow be able to add notes to a formula, similiar to the ' in VBA?

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                                  0 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • ekzelde bazı rakamları göremiyorum mece nasıl uyarlarım

                                  dosyada fatura kımında ki rakamlar görüntülenemiyor

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                                  • TURN OFF THE ANIMATIONS. Your developers are ten year old idiots who have no idea about normal work flow. Dumb apes that like shiny things

                                    Whatever you turned off, it's not enough. I don't want or need animation moving between cells. No one does. Let us turn it off. Or I should just move on to another application perhaps. I've been waiting for MS to stop being useless for like 20 years now.

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                                    • MAC Developer Tab > Export to XML

                                      Please add EXPORT to XML feature to the Develop Tab for MAC. It appears to only be available for PC.

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                                      • Allow tool tips for buttons embedded in a sheet that run macros

                                        This functionality (adding a tool tip) works if an embedded button operates a hyperlink but not if it activates a macro

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                                        • Enable Macros permanently for a given file

                                          Make my response on whether I want macros enabled on any given file part of the saved details with the file.
                                          I know it has macros - I wrote it and yes I want them enabled - always - every time I open this file. Ask me for the next file and remember my response for that one also.

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