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  1. Make quick access toolbar for Mac. same as in Windows, colored icons and option to move the QAT below the ribbon

    Make quick acces toolbar for Mac. same as in Windows, colored end option tu use bellow the ribbon

    126 votes

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  2. Can't use Myanmar Unicode, Pyidaungsu Font on Mac's Excel

    In word and powerpoint of excel, we can use the font easily. But in excel the font is always misplace.

    Please find the solution for that.

    65 votes

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    2 comments  ·  Formatting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for posting about this issue. It would be very helpful if you would provide more information and screen shots to show how the words appear in Word and PowerPoint so that we can see the difference in Excel.

    Also, if you could provide a small example of the keystrokes that are used to enter one of the words on a US English keyboard (set to Myanmar or Myanmar QWERTY), it will be very helpful.

  3. Option to disable the Financial Market Disclaimer and the Linked Data Type Security Warning

    Please create the option to disable the Financial Market Disclaimer and the Linked Data Type Security Warning. They are annoying and they show every time I open the spreadsheet.

    6 votes

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  4. Autosave to work with iCloud. (Not everyone has OneDrive!)

    Please can you enable Autosave to work with the Mac's Cloud solution, iCloud. Although I personally use OneDrive, I don't want my excel files saved there. I have them all saved on iCloud or locally on my HD. Users should be able to select which cloud service they wish to use for Autosaving. (including other wider providers).

    28 votes

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    19 comments  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Gradient Cell for Excel Mac

    To have compatibility for Windows & Mac suggested to have gradient fill for Excel Mac as well.

    68 votes

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  6. Original flower delivery service in Ukraine

    Hey guys, I hope you are all okey. Please can anyone help me? in knowing a original flowers delivery service of Ukraine. Because my grandfather have complete his 100 years and I wanna give him gifts and large size bouquets on his 100th birthday. So please tell me about a best flower service. I will be glad for your help on our special moments.

    1 vote

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  7. powerquery

    Set up PowerPivot for Excel for Mac

    7 votes

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  8. Can we write essay in cheap rate

    Hi friends, I am a writer of small stage shows that are tellicast on a channel. My shows are not soo famous, I do it, for earning money to spend my daily life, because I am from middle class family. I want a writing service that can write short stories for my drama shows. But before, please give me all details of their payment requirements.

    1 vote

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  9. Make Microsoft Excel for Mac EXACTLY THE SAME as Microsoft Excel for PC.

    If Mac subscribers of Office 365 are getting less features and PC subscribers, prorate the Mac annual subscription accordingly. If not, MAKE BOTH VERSIONS OF EXCEL HAVE THE SAME MENU FEATURES!

    30 votes

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    4 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. 3 votes

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  11. Excel and MAC OS seem to have problem with Khmer font.

    Khmer font seem to have problem on MAC Excel, which need microsoft team to fix it.

    15 votes

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  12. Ideas to choose a flower company in Russia

    hello, I want to start decoration work in Russia. for this, I want to contact with popular flower company in Russia. if you have any solution, So please shared.

    1 vote

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  13. Stop asking for updates on different MACs

    This is an Apple problem. On several MACs you cannot update office because the OS Apple does not allow you. This very frustrating! So please stop asking for updating because the user simply cannot perform the operation on his/her computer.

    2 votes

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  14. Changes to VLOOKUP/HLOOKUP

    I suggest 2 changes in Vlookup/Hlookup:

    A. VLOOKUP/HLOOKUP functions user can only search for the lookup value in the first column/row, and the result column/row is always after (right/bleow) the lookup column/row.
    I suggest to make it more flexible by letting the user decide which column to search in and which columns to retrieve the value from.

    B. Sometimes user need to drag lookup function to several columns and needs the column index to be incremented, for example to be 3 in the first column, the second column to be 4 and so on, I suggest to add new parameter…

    28 votes

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    9 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Name Manager

    Include it please ini Excel for Mac

    7 votes

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  16. Improve performance on Mac version of Excel

    I have a cheap company-issued Dell laptop. My Mac is a Core i7 with 16gb of RAM and yet Excel (and all Office apps) run so, so much better on the Dell. I get that Microsoft makes Windows so of course that's going to be their priority, but the Mac apps are just poorly coded. There's no reason for them to be as sluggish as they are. I will be switching to a Mac for work soon, and I'm really disappointed that my Excel performance is going to drop so significantly.

    4 votes

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  17. Stop removing leading zeros

    Our inventory system is ruined because we've just discovered that Excel removes leading zeros from barcodes (in fact leading zeros from all numbers) when you import or paste-in.

    This is truly mind-numbing because...
    1) You're running data - why would you ever do this?
    2) You always discover this nonsense after the fact with is so frickin' painful.

    For the love of God, why do this and why change stuff automatically with no user input or notification? Get it sorted.

    2 votes

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  18. Best Gemstone Testing and Identification?

    Lab testing is very important before any gemstone or diamond is bought, it has to be certified from a good laboratory. Consumers should be wary when buying gemstones and diamonds and not fall prey to advertising tactics like celebrity endorsements, offers, and discounts; the only way to be absolutely certain is to demand an appropriate government lab certificate, which clearly states the authenticity of the gemstone and any treatments it may have undergone.

    1 vote

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  19. Need a way to turn off a recurring disclaimer after it presents itself a few times

    I've started using the Stocks data types and now all workbooks that have them get the disclaimer banner on each sheet every time I open it up. After seeing it a few times, the user needs to have a way to turn it off. Otherwise , it just an annoyance. Thank you.

    24 votes

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  20. Many Shortcuts are not available in the Mac version

    Like Excel in the Windows version, many shortcuts are not available in the Mac version.

    MAC version should be more user friendly.

    6 votes

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