Feedback by UserVoice

How can we improve Excel for Mac?

Use enter rather than escape to accept a dropdown entry

Currently in XL2016, if you're using a cell that has access to a dropdown list and, in the midst of typing an entry decide to use a selection from the dropdown list, to ACCEPT the entry you've chosen, you have to press ESCAPE, whilst the ENTER button results in an error message. That seems counter-intuitive, since everywher else escape means "no", "reject" or "leave", whilst enter/return is equivalent to "yes" or "accept". Please adjust this so it is more in accord with the User Interface.

2 votes
Sign in
Check!
(thinking…)
Reset
or sign in with
  • facebook
  • google
    Password icon
    Signed in as (Sign out)

    We’ll send you updates on this idea

    Phil shared this idea  ·   ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    0 comments

    Sign in
    Check!
    (thinking…)
    Reset
    or sign in with
    • facebook
    • google
      Password icon
      Signed in as (Sign out)
      Submitting...

      Feedback and Knowledge Base