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  1. 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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      3 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Selecting multiple cells in rows or columns that are wider than the screen view

      When selecting multiple cells in rows or columns that are wider than the current screen view, I can usually only select the cells that are currently visible. This is a real problem when for example, I want to select data that might fill be hundreds of rows and/or hundreds of columns or even larger (I am currently working with a dataset that is more than 54,000 rows x 52 columns). The only way I can select multiple cells is to reduce the magnification on the screen so that the desired cells are all visible. Please fix this.

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      • dedupe one column vs. another

        deduplicate one column vs. another, not just one column

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        • I have searched for a way to add a column or a row to my chart? It was easy in the old version. Now I can't find anywhere to do this.

          OK. I discovered that I need an additional column or row. It used to be so simple: an insert menu. Now I can't find any way to do this, it certainly isn't simple anymore.

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            0 comments  ·  Charting, Mapping and Visualizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Add Australian towns to the Map feature.

            It seems that currently the maps feature can only be used on a state level for Australia. Would it be possible to have additional towns added so it could be a more useful tool please?

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            • Paste value different excel file

              When copying cells with values to a different excel file, paste values does not work. Ctrl--cmd--v. Rather it does the annoying paste special

              Paste values works within the same excel file, but not to a different.

              Please fix

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              • password

                Entry in a password field of a UserForm should be masked in Excel 2016 Mac (as it was in Excel 2011 and in every Excel version on Windows)

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                • Changing Dark-/ Black Mode isn`t possible (Mac Version)

                  In the Office Version "16.20 (181208)" for Mac, a "Change Theme" Drop Down Menu is missing. Me and Microsoft Support didn`t find any Menu.

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                  • 入力規則で日本語がオフにならない。

                    Mojave10.14.2 + Excel fo Mac バージョン16.20(181208)+ 標準の「日本語入力」を使用。

                    入力規則で、日本語をオフ(英語モード)にしてあるセルを選んでも、オフにならない。

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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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                        0 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • 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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                            • On long spreadsheets, offer a popup that will automatically freeze the first column or row of data.

                              On long spreadsheets, offer a popup that will automatically freeze the first column or row of data for easier reader use. I'm a teacher and I use excel for everything and this option is not always available on shared files.

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                              • Allow switching between Light or Dark theme in Excel.

                                With the new Mohave MacOS update, the dark theme setting has become global which now impacts MS Excel for mac. With the dark theme turned on the colour scheme on excel looks horrible and is very harsh on the eye because of massively contrasting colours. See ribbon screenshot attached, the colours stand out. If you have a sheet which has been colour coded to explain things, visually the sheet stands out and is very harsh on the eyes.

                                There should be an option within Excel to switch back to the "Light" theme, but for people who like the dark theme,…

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                                • Import XML into excel

                                  I need to import a structured xml file into excel. The xml file contains elements which contain other elements. I'd be happy to define a mapping which would excel allow to know, which elements/attributes to put into which column. The File I'd like to import is attached. However, this is jus one example.

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                                  • PivotTable

                                    When I click into a PivotTable from out of it (just from out of it) or when I move the selected cell over a PivotTable and stop there in the moment the PivotTable Analyze and Design menus appear the keyboard arrows don't move anymore.

                                    If I click again over any cell of the PivotTable (i.e., when the menus are already loaded) I can use the arrow keys - what I think should be done automatically.

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                                    • XML formato per la fatturazione elettronica

                                      Fatturazione elettronica. Il foglio di calcolo più recente di Excel di Office 365 è 2004?

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                                      • Unable to create a Pivot table from multiple tables in Excel for Mac - seriously???

                                        Create a pivot table from multiple tables (feature appears to be missing from Excel for Mac!)

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                                        • Fix Slicers Formatting

                                          The formatting for slicers won't work. When you click to modify a slicer style, all the options are table elements instead, not slicer elements.

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