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  1. Issue with custom date

    04 January 2010 with custom option == mm/dd/yyyy instead of dd/mm/yyyy

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  2. Fix Conditional Formatting

    When rows are inserted into a worksheet with conditional formatting, the cell (or range) references in the conditional formatting change. Fix the system so that the insertion of a row or column into an area covered by conditional formatting adopts the format (this part may already be the case) AND the formatting cell range reference in the Conditional Formatting dialog box does not get fragmented addresses; the range stays the same.

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  3. Add Rows to Repeat at Bottom, please.

    Rows to Repeat at Bottom to work as Rows to Repeat at Top, except at the bottom of each page.
    I'm sure there are those who would also appreciate "columns to Repeat on Right", & if the option existed, i'm sure I'd find a way to apply that as well.

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  4. Visual confirmation of data entry by changing colour of the blank cell, AFTER data is entered,

    Visual Confirmation by changing the colour of the blank cells AFTER data is entered into it. Example, if my colleague is entering data in cell a2, b2, c2, forgets to enter data in d2, but enters data in e2. The intent is to show the cell d2 data was not entered.

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  5. ip address

    Add IPv4 & IPv6 Address as a number format.
    I use Excel to quickly work with log files, firewall configurations and router ACLs that are 1000+ rows.
    Since an IP address is currently formatted as text 10.10.10.10 comes before 10.10.10.2 when you sort.
    Provide formula to quickly determine if an address is contained in a CIDR range, the CIDR range(s) for a selection of IP addresses, vlookup a host address in a table of CIDR ranges to, for example, find the VLAN that address is a part of.

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  6. In Excel 16.36 on Mojave fix the way that cell borders are displayed and printed

    A few border styles display and print OK, but most diagonal styles are incorrect, too bold or invisible. One hatched style prints horizontal and verticals incorrectly too. See attached spreadsheet for details.

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  7. The Acounting Double Line.

    Sometimes I feel that it would be useful to control the color of each half of this line as separate colors. (Example: top black, bottom red)

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  8. Fill color and text color on Touch Bar

    Both the fill color and text color on the Touch Bar are missing "Standard Colors" (red, yellow, etc.) Please add the Standard Colors to these buttons.

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  9. Touch-Bar on my MacBook Pro

    Is there a way to customize the Touch-Bar on my MacBook Pro to emulate the custom ribbon or customized toolbar?

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  10. touchbar

    I would like to easily highlight a cell with the touchbar but the color i most frequently use or even the "last" color used is not an option. I suggest you include whatever color is in the highlight/fill button be included in the touch bar.

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  11. Excel 16.33 for Mac has a bug the prevents the display of cells that have been formatted as "Currency"

    When selecting a cell and changing the format to "Currency," the cell vanishes. The value is still there, however is does not display to screen. When re-formatting back to "Number" the cell re-appears.

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  12. conditional coloring for pivot cell excel for mac

    I compared the "Manage Rules" feature on Windows and Mac, I found that the difference is Windows has the "Apply Rule To", however, Mac doesn't have it.

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  13. AutoFormating is Disabled in on Excell 2016 in MAC

    Hi Team,

    Since the upgrade of 2016 MS office in excel Autoformate feature is not available. Could you please tell me how to get it right.

    It is On MAC OS

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  14. AutoFormating is Disabled in on Excell 2016 in MAC

    Hi Team,

    Since the upgrade of 2016 MS office in excel Autoformate feature is not available. Could you please tell me how to get it right.

    It is On MAC OS

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  15. Office 365 Excel ribbon design is a catastrophe

    The current Office 365 Excel (Mac) ribbon design should be 'revised' to previous versions. The font and icon sizes and styles are very difficult to read, especially for people with bifocals or altered vision. E.g., the 'Fill Color' icon used to look like a paint can and now appears as a faint tin can. Font sizes are too small, thin, faint. Just because you can change something does not necessarily make it better. Perhaps Office designers should be required to read Don Norman's design books.

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  16. autocorreccion

    En documentos recibidos por mail y/o compartidos x drive o similar NO funciona la autodeteccion y correccion de gramatica y ortografia.

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  17. Excel 16.30 for Mac has a bug that inhibits the printing of comments at the end of the sheet

    Comments can be seen on screen as show comments or if print as displayed is selected then they print but overlay the spreadsheet. the option to print at end of sheet is available in the page set up but if selected the comments are not shown in print preview and do not print.

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  18. Um problema não solucionado é a conversão de arquivos .csv para arquivos .xlsx. A acentuação sempre sai errada!

    m problema não solucionado é a conversão de arquivos .csv para arquivos .xlsx. A acentuação sempre sai errada!

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  19. Figures centered but units aligned

    In columns, units should be aligned with units, tens with tens and so on… It would be great to have numbers centered in the column but units aligned

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  20. SUPPORT KERNING!

    I stopped updating excel at version 15.41 because every version which I have tried after that forces text to reflow when opening documents and text in these versions appears horrid compared to text in earlier versions. I finally realized what changed -- in 15.41 and earlier, excel uses the fonts kerning information, whereas subsequent versions ignore it. Why support for kerning was dropped is beyond me, but please please please bring it back!

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