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  1. add excel form on Mac

    pls. add data entry form in excel in Mac asap.

    11 votes
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  2. 1 vote
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  3. 'Contains' should be by default option selected in Filter instead of 'Choose One'

    Contains could be the most commonly used option and system should allow to use this without using trackpad through shortcuts only. Cmd+Shift+F can put the filter. Then Option+DownArrow opens up filter but then there is not way to proceed with shortcut. User must have to use track pad to select the option (where I am suggesting it could be 'Contains' as default)

    3 votes
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  4. 1 vote
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  5. Allow generation of pivot table from multiple sheets

    Be able to create a pivot table from multiple sheets

    1 vote
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  6. Simple feature is not available for Mac

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

    1 vote
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  7. Excel 16.29 for Mac the solver doesn't work...

    Solver shows in the tools but it doesn't work after bing selected.
    Please solve it !!!

    3 votes
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  8. ADD creating & edditing UserForm in Excel VBA for MAC

    it is not possible to creating or editing UserForm in Excel VBA for Mac.

    12 votes
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  9. sheet tabs

    Allow user to specify location of sheet tabs (top, bottom, left, right)

    3 votes
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  10. 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.

    2 votes
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  11. In the Replace dialog, CMD+A executes Replace All instead of selecting all the text in the current field

    when replacing text, if I CMD+A to highlight all of the field, it instead executes the Replace All command...............

    1 vote
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  12. A real worksheet template

    I create a lot of workbooks with a repetitive worksheet. For example, a workbook would contain multiple sheets representing a particular day for a project, with the workbook representing the project.

    Each of these worksheets have exactly the same formulas and layout, so I create a 'template' worksheet in the workbook, which is then copied to create each of the worksheets.

    If I want to change the template, I have to go through each of the copies to manually alter the formulas.

    What would be cool is:


    1. Create a worksheet as a template

    2. Reference that template in copies (Copy from…
    3 votes
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  13. Allow Keyboard Shortcuts in VBE

    The visual basic for applications editor for the Mac does not have the ability to edit keyboard shortcuts. The most common editing shortcut used is to step through code while debugging. In windows VBE this is F8, and those of us who are familiar with the windows version would like to have the same experience on the Mac. The current keyboard shortcut requires two hands and makes it very awkward to step through and debug your code.

    According to Madoc Huang MSFT in the Microsoft community forum, I should post this here because this feature is not available on the…

    2 votes
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  14. Enable the editing of Group Boxes on Mac like on Windows... Need to be able to get rid of name and border on Group boxes

    I'm creating a survey with Likert Scale 1-6 for a few dozen questions/statements. So each needs to be in its own group box, which is okay, but Excel for Mac doesn't allow me to make the group box border invisible and delete the group box name. Windows does this. Please make the versions compatible.

    1 vote
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  15. 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.

    3 votes
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  16. Find and Replace Support for Non-Printable Control Characters (Alt Codes/Unicode)

    For example, searching for a printable character "x" and replacing with a linefeed <Alt>+000A, or carriage return <Alt>+000D.

    The Find and Replace functionality in the Windows version of Excel supports this fine when replacing with <Alt>+0010.

    2 votes
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  17. Add icons to charting bling to make better charts like in Windows

    It is nice in a column chart to see meaningful pictures instead of boring bars. Mac only allows you to import an image. Windows supplies a library of icons making it easier and more robust.

    3 votes
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  18. Add Excel Data Model for Mac users

    Allow mac users to work with Excel Data model.

    Now it is only avaiable for PC users.

    16 votes
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  19. We want more colors!!!

    Custom color options for cells would be awesome for Excel online.

    1 vote
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  20. Add Find All to the Advanced Find dialog box with list view

    When using the Advanced Search box, add the Find All button (similar to the Windows version). After selecting Find All, display a list view in the same dialog box.

    1 vote
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