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  2. Warn when merging cells that comments and notes are lost

    I've lost hours of notes in an excel sheet and didn't even realize the notes were deleted. So please add a warning or some indicator that warns the user that notes and comments are lost when you merge cells.

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  3. Format Control Element, change color and font size in excel 365 for Mac os

    I would like to get the option to change the color and especially the font size of a control element within an excel sheet. This seem not to be possible in the office 365 excel version for mac. Please let me know if I am wrong or when your are going to implement the idea :-)

    Many thanks

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  4. Make cells able to overflow

    The text in a cell can wrap, shrink or, as per default, overflow the cell edge. And when double-clicking the edge of the column header to make the column set to auto-width, if the cell is not wrapping or shrinking the column width will expand to contain the whole text.

    In some cases, I'd like the text to keep overflowing even though the text is larger than the column width. A kind of "ignore when determining column width"-setting. It would probably fit best at the same place as the wrap/shrink setting.

    I would use it for constructs like a list…

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  5. Conditional Formatting by row

    I often come across instances where I need to heat map a lot of lines of data using heat map option in conditional formatting. However to do this by row I have to select a row at a time. I tried to do a via script but my scripting skills aren't great. Could we get a option where we can do the heat map by all data (currently available) as well as heat map by row of data? heat map by column may be useful for some also.

    Happy to be contacted too explain further/upload examples.

    thank you!

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  6. I cannot save an excel file as csv after my last macOS update yesterday.....pls help

    I cannot save an excel file as csv after my last macOS update yesterday.....pls help

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  7. stop autocorrecting numbers into dates

    Please provide the option to stop turning numbers into dates. It's so frustrating. There should be a global option to stop that mess. When a person is working with data that includes these kinds of numbers frequently, like I do, working on managing assessment for grades K-12, and specifically the grade ranges 3-5 and 6-8 (NOT March and July) it's so frustrating to have those numbers auto-corrected when I export database information and I have to go through the hassle of fixing it constantly. Seriously, that's not helping.

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  8. Log in to your Norton account

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  9. McAfee Antivirus software

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  10. Create the option to split a cell for Mac users

    You can split a cell in Windows version of Excel, but not with Mac. Why are Windows users granted certain features that Mac users are not? Please rectify this blatant oversight and create the option for Mac users to split cells (rather that having to create unnecessary rows, only to merge all but two cells) as soon as possible. This will build a more user-friendly experience and allow for more creativity.

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  11. Excel

    Cell indentations are far too big! For instance, a left indentation of 1 is around 2-3 spaces. There should be way that the user can adjust this to a smaller measure - say in millimetres or pts.

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  12. Name Manager non-existant

    The name manager in Excel for Mac is virtually non-existant compared to the version in Windows. Please add the same functionality for the Mac-version.

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  13. Autofit Row Height of Merged Cells

    It would be great if we excel could auto-fit the row height of merged cells like we can with un-merged cells.

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  14. "downloading missing fonts for Excel" (Fehlende Schriftarten werden heruntergeldaden)

    I am using Office 365 now approx for a year on my device (iMac, most current iOS-version). Since a few weeks, whenever I open Excel I get the message shown above. That does not happen with other Office 365-application but only with Excel. It is not really a problem but a little annoying. Instructions to solve the problem found in the internet did not remedy the situation.

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  15. Preserve conditional formatting in Mac pivot table

    Please add the conditional formatting "Apply Rule To" feature to Mac Excel. This is already in Windows. It is insanely frustrating that I need to re-apply the conditional formatting to every column every time I expand a pivot table or add data or really do anything to the pivot table. Thank you.

    Also discussed here: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/all/how-do-you-apply-conditional-formats-to-fields-in/7235070e-eeca-4b09-abd2-424e80333b06

    5 votes

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  16. implement a way to split cells in a table.

    Have a way to split a single cell in a table into multiple rows or columns (subrows and subcolumns of the main table)

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  17. Make Calendar Week - Year into a dated format

    Please make a format that helps excel recognize that calendar week and year put together is a dated format. It does not do that currently and won't sort properly into a pivot table --> chart. Currently a very manual process to move the individual pivot data one by one. I imagine it will be very helpful for KPIs in businesses across multiple industries.

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  18. Make a preview setting

    I would recommend making a preview setting whereas you can look at the document without the other tabs getting in the way :)

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  19. Support for Engineering Number Format

    Same as Scientific format, but exponent is limited to multiples of 3 to correspond with metric system Kilo, Mega, Giga

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  20. Support Colorindex in the custom number format

    Currently if you open an excel created on windows using color index inside the cell format i.e. [Color10]#,##0 this is not supported by Excel for Mac and gives a file repair error ...

    Currency Mac support [Red], [Blue] etc but not color index.. which is annoying as ColorIndex are already working on Windows and Excel online..

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