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ALT key ribbon access

The ability to utilize the ALT keys to access any button or command on the ribbon greatly improves productivity on the PC versions of excel. Implementing this feature on the Mac version of excel would be greatly appreciated.

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  • Jim commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    I switch back and forth between Mac and PC, and the PC version of Excel implements this a lot better. We also need the ability to add any command to the ribbon bar.

  • K. Mixon commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This would be a tremendous help for me on my macbook pro. I would like to use my mac just as much as my HP work computer for excel tasks.

  • Manu commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Would enhance the transformation from Windows to Mac a bit more easier.

  • Anon commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Fantastic Idea. This would greatly improve efficiency (as we've seen on the PC versions)

  • Gaurav Vohra commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    This would be so extremely valuable. As a recent Windows --> Mac user, I'm very disappointed all my Alt menu muscle memory is now useless in Excel for Mac

  • Anonymous commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Please add. Makes it easier to remember shortcuts if it gives access to ribbon

  • ms commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    Agreed ... it was the only good thing about the ribbons...

  • AJC commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

    If this is implemented, please make it optional. The Option/Alt key serves other functions in OS X that would be compromised by this feature.

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