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  1. Cell format menu should ALWAYS be present in Excel toolbar !!!!!

    Cell formatting menu has disappeared for the tool bar when I try to create an Excel spreadsheet. Not only is it not there, I can't find it anywhere. Should ALWAYS be there, as spread sheets almost invariably involve finding the relationships between diverse variable quantities (time, date, temperature, or other vaiables (physical, monetary etc.), and rates of change.

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  2. To format notes and comments the same way as in Windows

    I want to be able to format notes and comments the same way as in Windows.
    On Windows, there is an "auto-sizing" section for text boxes, but the Mac version does not have it.
    This causes wasted space in the text box every time and it's a hassle to manually adjust every time.

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  4. Stop breaking things. Please.

    Spreadsheets from Excel2011 look different in Excel2019.
    The newer version seems to render the same fonts and formats with a somewhat different tracking which leads to different wordwrapping inside cells with multiline text making the last line(s) illegible.

    Why do you do this?

    If we wanted to spend months of messing around reformatting lots of huge sheets (literally hundres of pages with thousands of such text entries) we would have switched to OpenOffice. Seems like we not only going to waste that time anyway but thousands for a few dozen licences as well.

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  5. make accounting number format, region friendly

    currently I'm using the app in Guatemala, the currency and accounting number format is Guatemalan GTQ; but the mostly used is just Q. I wanted to modify the ribbon content but was told it cannot be changed. It would be a great thing to be able to use the "Q. ", for now, I will be using cell style.

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  7. Under the chart design tab-add more chart element-And I cannot find "More Data Label Option" Where should I access it?

    Under the chart design tab-add more chart element-And I cannot find "More Data Label Option" Where should I access it?

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  8. Button for sending request to allow editing for shared file

    Editing locked on a shared file. Should have a button which sends a notification to the other file sharer asking permission to edit the formatting in the file, even to just to resize columns/rows.

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  9. Duplicate a conditional formatting rule WITHIN the "Manage Rules" pane

    I frequently have conditional formatting rules that are nearly identical except for one minor detail. For example, if I wanted to highlight a cell red when it says "Apple" or "Cherry"," I have to create two completely different rules in the "Manage Rules" window from scratch. I would like to be able to duplicate a rule within the window, then change the one difference between them.

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  10. Add the bounds feature for graphs in the same area as found on a PC.

    I'm trying to edit the x-axis of a graph but the bounds feature is not found in the same area as on a PC.

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  11. After excel upgrade 16.41.20091302, text in Hindi not properly seen and printed.

    After excel upgrade 16.41.20091302, text in Hindi not properly seen and printed. Even if I save the file in pdf, it's not visible.

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  13. designed to change large number in general as a scientific number...that's ****! This is an accounting program - most are NOT scientists

    When in a cell and it's formatted for "general", your system is apparently designed to make a long number a "scientific" number - THIS SHOULD NOT HAPPEN. If we need a long number in a cell, we need a long number in the cell, the system should not automatically covert it to something totally different that what we entered!

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  14. Please add Print preview back to Excel and Word for Mac

    Please add Print preview back to Excel and Word for Mac

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  16. Request of revival of gradient color feature on cells

    I'd like to use Excel as sketch of the knitting diagram of Hawaiian codes.
    Then, I could express silver colors at Excel ver. before 2016, but now I cannot.
    I cannot make difference between silver color and gray color.

    To express such shiny color; silver, gold, I hope that the feature will be availeble again.

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  17. opentype

    Enable the "features" of an OpenType font. Especially the "Number Spacing" feature is really important to line up in tabular form

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  18. Include reverse grouping (columns/rows) in excel for Mac

    Include reverse grouping (columns/rows) in excel for Mac same as for the windows based excel.

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  19. Transparent Colouring of Cells

    Please add transparency formating to the colouring of the cells instead of just a solid colouring.

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