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  1. Add support for Get & Transform (formerly Power Query)

    Make Get & Transform (formerly Power Query) available in Excel for Mac (like in Excel for Windows)

    3,536 votes
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    We are pleased to announce that the first set of Power Query features are now available in version 16.29 and greater. At this stage you can refresh from text, CSV, XLSX, JSON and XML files.

    Refer to the following blog post for more details:
    https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Excel-Blog/Get-amp-Transform-Power-Query-in-Excel-for-Mac-Phase-1/ba-p/876840

    I encourage you to try the new functionality and share your feedback with us via Send a Smile/Frown at the top right corner in your Excel for Mac.

  2. Add PowerPivot to Mac excel

    is it possible to open an existing Windows Power Pivot Excel on Mac?

    I have already created a Power Pivot Excel report on Excel 2013.
    Now i want to use that report on mac.Is there any way to do so?

    2,632 votes
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  3. Consolidate Multiple Data Sources in a Pivot Table

    Allow users to aggregate data in a pivot table from multiple worksheets.

    296 votes
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    77 comments  ·  PivotTables and Power Pivot  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi all – we are evaluating this request, but we want to find the best solution for your data analysis needs. It would be helpful if you would describe what you are trying to accomplish with your data so we can understand whether there’s a better way than by using the PivotTable Wizard to consolidate multiple ranges.

    Please add your comments to the suggestion in Excel.UserVoice.com.

    Thanks – Steve K [MS Excel]

  4. Median function on Pivot Tables

    Please add a median function for Pivot Tables. It is mind boggling how Google Sheets has this capabilities but the much more powerful MS Excel does not

    145 votes
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  5. Bring back pivot table wizard

    Why did this go away in excel 2016 on Mac? Bring it back I need it bad

    57 votes
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  6. 28 votes
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  7. Please bring back "PivotTable and PivotChart Wizard" to Excel on Mac

    PivotTable and PivotChart Wizard works well on Windows. It is important to analyze data. I am sure most us our missing it

    23 votes
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  8. Opening .cub files to let us work on B.I. basis

    As many people who works in a Business enviroment, I face off daily data files coming from DBases on Winservers machines.
    Our Dbase export B.I. files with .cub extensions, who can be easily opened and analized with Excel 2010 or above. We have licensed Win and Mac 2016 versions, but Mac users cannot open .cub files...
    Webought Excel for that, and we won't sell our Mac for Win PCs, so why buy MS appplications if they don't work on a Mac? For simple tasks, Libreoffice works great....

    21 votes
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  9. Pivottable - Repeat Item Labels

    Hi, there is an important function missing in Excel for Mac ... the repeat item labels in pivot tables. ¿Could you please add this function asap or tell me how could I do this? I really need it in order to copy and filter pivot table data. Regards, Tais

    20 votes
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  10. Make Distinct Count available in value field settings for Pivot Tables in MAC

    make Distinct Count available in value field settings for Pivot Tables in MAC

    19 votes
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  11. Allow data connection between data tables

    In windows version the data connection is possible, but in OSX version not working.
    Pls add this feature in osx version too!

    15 votes
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  12. Remove all subtotals on pivot tables

    Add a checkbox for removing all subtotals on a Pivot Table like Windows Excel. It's frustrating to remove subtotals from each item individually.

    14 votes
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  13. Unable to create a Pivot table from multiple tables in Excel for Mac - seriously???

    Create a pivot table from multiple tables (feature appears to be missing from Excel for Mac!)

    12 votes
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  14. 10 votes
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  15. % of Parent Row Total and % of Parent Column Total

    Allow in Pivot Tables to calculate the percentage of items as part of a subgroup.

    10 votes
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  16. Please fix the recommended pivot table button

    When clicking the recommended pivottable button it doesn't bring up box with recommended pivot tables.

    9 votes
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  17. Can't get PivotTable time grouping to work..

    In older versions of excel I can easily "group" a time column and summarize it by day, month, etc. In Excel 2016 I can no longer get this to work with any data sets so far. Grouping the data just results in a "dumb" group with no summarization features.

    I've found documentation of the "auto-grouping" feature for time in Excel, but this never seems to function or appear on my Mac....how can I replicate the legacy function??

    8 votes
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  18. Page breaks (and other options) for Pivot table items

    We need the ability to have page breaks in pivot tables for each change in item like Excel on the Windows platform has. Right now I have to manually set page breaks with each change of the pivot table.

    7 votes
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  19. Pivot Table Field List Improvements Request

    For the Pivot Table Field list, can you please have the option to make this dockable on the right like in windows excel? Please increase the size of the field name box. it starts off so small or allow (like in windows excel) the option to have the field boxes aligned vertically. Thanks.

    6 votes
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  20. Pivot Table - Add the option to "include new items in manual filters"

    Include the option to add new items in manual filters (same as the one that exists in the windows version)

    5 votes
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