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  1. Excel for Mac should have the new Stocks functionalty

    It would be great if Excel for Mac (Insiders) is able to have the new Stocks functionality currently used by Excel for PC (Insiders)

    This functonality is described in https://support.office.com/en-us/article/get-a-stock-quote-e5af3212-e024-4d4c-bea0-623cf07fbc54

    In respect of this particular capability, it would bring Excel for Mac more in line with Apple Numbers which currently offers something similar.

    Thank you for considering this addition.

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    • Adding notes to formulas?

      Formulas can get extremely messy with messy data. This is especially true when a formula is 10+ lines long. Often, re-reading a formula a few weeks later is absolutely indecipherable. Can we somehow be able to add notes to a formula, similiar to the ' in VBA?

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      • Can the weight of the grid lines be change

        Can the weight of the grid lines be chance? the weight of the grid lines make them lighter than the input in the cells

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        • ekzelde bazı rakamları göremiyorum mece nasıl uyarlarım

          dosyada fatura kımında ki rakamlar görüntülenemiyor

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          • Make Name Manager Mac = Name Manager Windows

            Where has the Name Manager for Mac (Excel 2016) gone? I have imported work done earlier on a Windows platform and now need to work with the named ranges...but cannot find a way to access the Name Manager. The suggestion I find on the web to push command +fn + F3 does not work.

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            • Return clickable icons for formula operators

              Previous editions of Excel had clickable icons for formula operators, very handy for inputting formulas using a mouse.

              PLEASE give them back

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              • Añadir Evaluar Formula para Mac en Excel

                Mismas funciones de programación en VBA y analisis de formulas tanto en Windows como en Mac

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                • Añadir Evaluar Formula para Mac en Excel

                  Mismas funciones de programación en VBA y analisis de formulas tanto en Windows como en Mac

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                  • row & column reference not displayed from keyboard selection for Vlookup formula

                    The reference to the row and column is not displayed while selection through keyboard for reference of row & col while building formula mainly vlookup, this make it difficult for insertion of column reference in the formulate.

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                    • dedupe one column vs. another

                      deduplicate one column vs. another, not just one column

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                      • 関数のヒントで、名前付き範囲が隠れないようにしてほしい。

                        関数の引数に名前付き範囲を指定しようとした時、関数によっては関数ヒントで名前付き範囲が隠れてしまって見られなくなってしまう。
                        添付ファイルでは、3つある名前付き範囲が2つしか見えていない。一番最初(上)にある名前がヒントで隠れてしまっている。

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                        • Excel for Mac で、関数の引数が全部見られるようにしてほしい。

                          LOOKUP関数の引数TRUEとFALSE、MATCH関数の照合の種類、SUBTOTAL関数の集計の種類などが表示されない。
                          Windows版のExcelだと、数式の入力の際にその箇所にカーソルが来ると、全てが表示される。

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                          • Shortcut "Cmd+Shift+," or "Cmd+Shift+." for current Date and Time

                            It used to be possible to enter a date or a time with these shortcuts I wrote in the headline, without selecting a specific cell.

                            Now it needs to do a double click in a cell, to enter the date or the time.

                            I know its not a big deal, but for me personally (hopefully for many others as well) is it better the way it used to be.

                            With the best wishes
                            Jan

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                            • Shortcut "Cmd+Shift+," or "Cmd+Shift+." for current Date and Time

                              It used to be possible to enter a date or a time with these shortcuts I wrote in the headline, without selecting a specific cell.

                              Now it needs to do a double click in a cell, to enter the date or the time.

                              I know its not a big deal, but for me personally (hopefully for many others as well) is it better the way it used to be.

                              With the best wishes
                              Jan

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                              • "Find All" feature not available in Excel for Mac?? There are workarounds, but take longer to find all results of a search. PLEASE fix!!!!

                                "Find All" feature not available in Excel for Mac?? There are workarounds, but take longer to find all results of a search. PLEASE release a download so that I can use it, or at the very least, implement for future releases/verisons.

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                                • Just click individual cells to sum

                                  Excel 2011 had the possibility to sum individual cells by typing "=", and then just clicking on individual cells across the workbook that you want to sum, and "return" when done. This functionality is no longer available in Excel 2016 (you have to type "=sum(", then clicking on the individual cells while holding down the command key, "return". I would be happy if the old functionality is brought to Excel 2016.

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                                    275 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                    Update – thanks for the continued support of this feature. We’ll keep this request open for voting, but we’ll need to consider modifying the behavior slightly if it is to be brought back. For this suggestion, we would want to enable such behavior on both Mac and Windows, but we would need to do it in a way that does not cause problems for people who don’t want this behavior. For example, it may be that you would type =, then hold the CMD key as you click the cells to be added. Or perhaps you would need to enable a preference to get the old behavior. Please comment on these options or offer other ideas.

                                    We’ve been working to make Excel more consistent between Mac and Windows, as can be seen by the updates over the past several months, which have satisfied several thousand votes on this forum (multi-thread…

                                  • watch window - to watch the value of cell in excel

                                    Can we please have a Watch Window where we can see / monitor when the value in the cell which is being watched is changed. This functionality is available in Excel for windows under Formula's Ribbon under Audit formula section

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                                    • Add Evaluate Formula to Mac app

                                      Please add the evaluate formula dialogue box to the mac app. With it you can evaluate a formula step by step and see which part of the formula works and where the problem is.

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                                      • A better Name manager

                                        Dear all,
                                        What I love, please read this a need, is a better Name manager.
                                        The size of the list is way to small. If you work a lot with names, then you get longer names which are not easy to select.
                                        Also would like to see an easier way to replace, rename and exchange Names and references. When I make a Template sheet with names/reverences and want to make multiply copies bij code or manualy, its a crime to change or update the Name.

                                        107 votes
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                                        • Webservice and FilterXML functions are needed!

                                          The Webservice and FilterXML functions are supported in Excel 2013 for Win, they are useful function and I need the same functions in my work. Please add Webservice and FilterXML functions in Excel 2016 for MAC.

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