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  1. AutoFilter Dialog box is worse in 2016, the tick boxes don't stay in one place

    1) The tick boxes change locations depending on how many items you have selected. If you have one or two tick boxes selected the tick boxes are lower down because the "Equals" rows above have been filled in. If you have 3 or more tick boxes selected then there is just a single blank "Choose One" row. It makes it very difficult to select a bunch of tick boxes because the location of the tick box jumps around. This is new behavior from Excel 2011.

    2) The cursor is in "Choose One" empty box rather than in the "Search" box.…

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  2. Get data from web

    Please, give the function to mac users as well. I do have to rely on LO to do this.

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  3. "After or equals to" and "Before or equals to" filter in Mac version

    Please add the option of sorting dates "After or Equal to" and "Before or Equal to" a specific date range back into the Mac version of Excel. It still works that way on the Windows version, but disappeared with Version 16. This is a very commonly used filter with our entire team.

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  4. 2 votes
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  5. Allow search in slicer

    Allow search in slicer

    3 votes
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  6. Reapply Filter

    Add the reapply filter option as seen in the Windows version. If you filter on an item and change the cells value so it no longer meets the filter condition then the reapply action should refresh the filter results based on the current cell value and remove the recently changed cell from view.

    4 votes
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  7. Bring back "Remove Duplicates" calculations in the dialog BEFORE executing.

    I tested with version 16.16, when selecting the range and clicking Data>Remove duplicates, it opens a window asking you to exclude any columns, but it does not show any calculation.

    When I tested with older version i.e. 15.41, when doing the same Data>Remove duplicates, I see the calculation. See attached images.

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  8. Add current selection option to the filter for Mac when searching filter items

    When searching for items in a filter I'd like to be able to add the current selection to the filter like in Excel Windows.

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  9. Filters on mac like on windows

    Select what to filter and then click ok to actually filter without being calculating while selection is made.
    Same process on mac os like it is on windows, avoiding multiple calculation

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  10. Pourquoi ne trouve-t-on pas dans Excel 2016 la possibilité d'user des formulaires ? C'est une régression par rapport à Excel 2011 !!!

    Pourquoi ne trouve-t-on pas dans Excel 2016 la possibilité d'user des formulaires ? C'est une régression par rapport à Excel 2011 !!!

    3 votes
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  11. Fix recent update. Filtering a date column no longer works!

    The filter function for a column of dates has stopped working with a recent Excel for Mac 2016 update. Tip/clue: if you delete one of the dates in the column, the filtering again works as normal & expected.

    8 votes
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  12. Add ability to create Waterfall charts on MAC version as is possible in Excel on Windows

    Add Charts to allow for better ways of smartly analysing or visualising your data, like Waterfall charts! Why is this only in the Windows version?

    4 votes
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  13. What has happened to filtering? If I filter now I end up on row 5000+ and have to scroll to the top to find the filtered data.

    What has happened to filtering? If I filter now I end up on row 5000+ and have to scroll to the top to find the filtered data. This was never a problem in 2011. For folk who have to do a lot of filtering this is a massive pain ;( Please, please fix it.

    4 votes
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  14. conditional formatting in pivot table - widget

    In windows you get a little widget to select data and ignore sub-totals or totals in a pivot table, so you can add conditional formatting... the little widget does not pop up in Excel for Mac - can we add this in?

    2 votes
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  15. Allow INSERT of Rows in Table with Locked Columns

    I would like to provide a table to a user where the formula (calculated columns) are Locked. I do this by Locking the relevant column(s) and protecting the worksheet. When I do this, the user cannot extend the table by inserting rows. It seems this cannot be done in the Windows version either. A chance for the Mac developers to take the lead!

    2 votes
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  16. Pivot Table Auto-filtering

    When doing a search in a Pivot Table, the data is not not get auto filtered as it does in a non-pivotable Filter. After you type in the search item you then have to uncheck the select all box and re-select the checkbox of the item you are searching for to filter the data. Please fix. Thank you.

    16 votes
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  17. Tables : Like 'Lock Titles' also Locked footer/total row

    We can lock the title from a table on top of the window, but I would be really nice to have the footer from a table also locked but then at the bottom of the window. Or de footer/total row just under the title row.

    2 votes
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  18. In the Filter function, please add an option "Blanks" to show blanks only in the column

    In the Filter function, please add an option "Blanks" to show blanks only in the column. The blank is all the way at the bottom. Adding it at the top would help filter the blanks quickly.

    6 votes
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  19. I can't figure out how to have dates automatically sort to order. Earliest to latest

    It would save a lot of time instead of sorting receipts before I input.

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  20. Filter Drop Down Menu Search Box

    When invoking a filter drop down menu, can you please have the cursor start in the search box instead of the sort button? it is more usable to have the cursor there instead of on the sort button.Screenshot attached. Thank you.

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