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    • In PivotTable add the option to show subtotals only for rows OR only for columns, as is possible for grand totals.

      In PivotTable add the option to show subtotals only for rows OR only for columns, as is possible for grand totals.

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      • Fix the insert formula to show UDFs

        I have created a UDF in VBA and it only shows up if I use the = sign. It does not show up in the insert function utility nor does it show any of helpful variables to show how to enter the data. Even Shift-Control-A does not work. It would be helpful to see what UDF formulas are available and how to enter the data for the UDF.

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          0 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • filter "Select all" check box when filter is also active in another column

          Select all - check box on Mac in comparison with Windows version, has only 2 values: all or not checked. On Windows ( when I was using excel 2003) there where 3 values : all, all for current selection, and not ticked. All for current selection was grey, and it was active, if you have applied some other filter in different column. Currently I setup filter in first column, than want to limit selection by the field currently visible in another column, I am not able to do it, as it immediately sets Select all. So second filter can't be…

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          • Speak Cell feature

            It has always existed that I could get the speak cell on windows however even after the last updates I don't seem to be able to find on Mac

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            • Activate auto save when open the file directly from OneDrive folder

              Auto Save should be activated when I open the file directly from OneDrive folder. It is cumbersome to constantly open files by clicking on Open and then on the file. Please include in next update for all applications.

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                0 comments  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Excel for Mac Macro cannot record data analysis operations

                Excel for Mac's macro cannot record my operations when I use data analysis tools(e.g. using random number generation),but when I do the same steps on windows it can be done.
                Could please fix that
                Details pls follow the link
                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x0vygE2JN4o

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                  0 comments  ·  Macros and Add-ins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Fix the forms functions (combo boxes etc.) that were broken in the upgrade from version 17 to 18.

                  In the upgrade from version 16.17 to version 16.18 of Excel, the operations available under the Developer tab were broken. The setup of operations like "Combo Box" works, but the process will not execute. This is a capability in Excel that I use literally every second day. I have solved my problem by downgrading to version 16.17, but anxiously await a patch that will restore their functionality.

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                    1 comment  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Sync Scrolling

                    PLEASE add Sync Scrolling for two worksheets in Excel for Mac

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                    • customize excel default settings, e.g. for charts

                      hi! i want to suggest to you the implementation of a possibility to change excel default settings, e.g. for charts. i’ve talked to your friendly support team about one such example, but they couldn’t help me with something that’s not programmed.

                      i’m a chemist. like million other natural scientists, students and experts, i work with lots of complex and diverse data, every day. while the modern versions of excel offer many great and even fancy features, customization possibilities have shriveld. the template feature performs badly and really is only useful if applied to the exact same data set-up.
                      what is…

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                      • Excel crashes when replacing a character in a column selection or when removing duplicates from

                        Latest version (1619 (181020) makes excel crash when performing an action as mentioned in topic post.

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                        • Excel save state quit - allow Excel to quit without saving your changes while keeping edits

                          I frequently find myself force quitting Excel to save my window state. While not ideal, it accomplishes saving my work without committing the changes to the documents I'm working on. Sometimes a user just needs to close Excel without taking time to figure out what they're saving. Adding save state OUTSIDE OF ONE DRIVE would be an immense addition to creating more flexible workflows and allow users to save and edit files at their own pace.

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                            0 comments  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • make same function excel for mac and window users

                            Please make same function excel for mac and window users so that we could be easy to use and command or shortcut key also be same.

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                              0 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                0 comments  ·  Product Setup and Activation  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • ssas

                                Allow Excel for Mac to connect to MS SSAS cubes.

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                                • Financial Functions

                                  My one suggestion as a finance professor: For PV, FV, & related functions, users should never need to add a minus before certain inputs. =PV(5%,9,100,) should give you $710.78, not ($710.78). Right now, we need to use =PV(5%,9,-100,) for a correct answer. Students get confused!

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                                  • Would like to have a way to use a named range across multiple worksheets.

                                    Would like to be able to use named ranges across multiple worksheets. I have pay and grade amounts that need to be used in several different worksheets that are date dependent. I would like to be able to use the names OR the lookup function that uses the named ranges across the worksheets. It is not feasible to have each of these worksheet as tabs in a master sheet. This is a weekly task related to tracking costs.

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                                    • Spreadsheet Compare

                                      Spreadsheet Compare for Mac Excel

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                                      • Tool tips on Quick Access Toolbar

                                        Provide an option to have text (tool tips) below the icons on the Quick Access Toolbar. There could be icon+text or icon only.

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                                        • 'Select Objects'

                                          How about giving the option 'select objects' for users to highlight which objects they want to delete? My only option on iMac is to press F5, special, then select objects which deletes all objects. Please address this issue as quickly as possible.

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