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  1. Temporary variables in formulas

    It would be amazing if you could implement a function that allows you to set a temporary variable to use within a formula! Something like the syntax used in OpenRefine's "with()" control (borrowing their syntax for my example - link to their wiki below).

    Syntax:
    WITH( [Function A], [Variable Name: string], [Function B] )

    [Function A] would get evaluated first, and then the result could be referenced within [Function B] using the [Variable Name] string (essentially as if it was a named range). With this you can reuse a value in a formula multiple times without needing to repeat the…

    2 votes
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  2. improve checkbox

    create a checkbox option that is:
    - bold to read (visually striking instead of utterly subtle as it is now. see google sheets for example)
    -easy to insert
    -easy to copy and paste across columns/rows
    -automatically centres in cell
    And, it would be fantastic if Excel preserves the checkboxes from GoogleSheets instead of turning it into TRUE FALSE.

    1 vote
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  3. Convert Word Documents to JPG via Batch Word to JPG Converter

    We have listened about converting the images document to PDF or Microsoft Word, but it may not be possible for you when it comes to trying it. You may be wondering how to do it or is it easy to perform or not? Here is the option of Batch Word to JPG Converter as from its name, only you may guess it is for converting multiple files together. Thus if you require to convert the multiple files or more than 50 files, then you can use it and convert the data easily without any hassle. If you need to convert…

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  4. Enable capability to create add-in menu via VBA (as with PC)

    In the PC version of Excel one can create an Add-In menu via a VBA module that executes when a workbook is opened and adds a ribbon tab that displays a drop-down box where the selections link to macros which implement custom-developed capabilities. Why hasn't this been done for the Mac?

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  5. Add Chart Element!Axes doesn't allow addition of a secondary axis if you've never added one

    Following the help instructions for secondary axis is useless, because the menu does not contain Secondary Axis until you've added one. The only way to do it is to right-click on the series and choose "Format Data Series...". At least please fix the help, but even better would be to fix the menu item.

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  6. ADD OLAP support for Office 365 Excel

    Is it possible to have Office 365 Excel support OLAP?

    Personally, my work as a Data Analyst in my company is largely (in fact at all times) dependent on this feature. At the moment, I need to be moving with both Windows and Mac machines if I need to get work done on time.

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  7. ADD OLAP support for Excel

    Is it possible to have office 365 support OLAP?

    Personally, my work as a Data Analyst in my company is largely (in fact at all times) dependent on this feature. At the moment, I need to be moving with both Windows and Mac machines if I need to get work done on time.

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  8. ı can't change the my excel language in my mac

    ı can't change the my excel language in my mac please help me

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  9. Add CTRL+J for Find function to Mac version

    Add CTRL+J for Find function to Mac version

    2 votes
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  10. Temporary stored files during saving Excel file cannot be deleted on NAS - .xlsx.sb

    since the update to Mojave, Excel documents store repeatedly (not all files) temporary folders which are not deleted on NAS when one opens them with Microsoft Office 2016. This behavior seems related to the content within the Excel files. It looks like that as long as no diagram is saved in the Excel document the associated temporary file will be deleted as intended.

    But if diagrams ore a more complex document structure is being created in the documents, then apparently not only temporary documents but folders are created during saving. After closing the document, you can no longer delete the…

    1 vote
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  11. Return Features That Were Removed

    Simply return the Data Form... feature.

    3 votes
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  12. aktivasyon sorunu

    office for mac 2011 aktivasyon sorunu yaşıyorum. yönlendirmiş olduğunuz türkiye telefon numaraları kapalı. aranmıyor. Nasıl aktivasyon yapacağım?

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  13. Allow users to disable "opening file warning"

    Whenever I open a LOCAL .png file (unlike a .jpg) from a Hyperlinked cell, Excel forces me to click OK on a dialog warning me "Some files contain viruses..." DUH.

    This forces me to make an extra step, that is completely unnecessary, and support has posted that it is intentional and not a user controlled option.

    Listen, I'm using your software, on MY COMPUTER, with my files, and it is NOT Microsoft's job to protect me from me.

    No wonder I dumped Microsoft Windows years ago.

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  14. 'Contains' should be by default option selected in Filter instead of 'Choose One'

    Contains could be the most commonly used option and system should allow to use this without using trackpad through shortcuts only. Cmd+Shift+F can put the filter. Then Option+DownArrow opens up filter but then there is not way to proceed with shortcut. User must have to use track pad to select the option (where I am suggesting it could be 'Contains' as default)

    3 votes
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  15. iPad版のExcelでもセルにカーソルインして編集モードにできるようにしてほしいです。

    iPad版のExcelでもセルにカーソルインして編集モードにできるようにしてほしいです。

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  16. 2 votes
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  17. Find

    Why after so many years of people requesting that Find All button be added to the Find dialog box in Mac Excel version it's still not there? How difficult is it just to add a button?

    2 votes
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  18. Sheet numbers change as you drag the formulae down

    Can there please be the ability to drag the below function down the column and the sheet number changes automatically only. The '$' sign fixes the cell but I need the ability for the sheet number to change automatically in numerical order as I have over 200 rows and 25 columns to change manually!!

    ='18'!$B$3

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  19. Please Fix UNREADABLE Open Recent File Name Display

    Presently the File > Open Recent menu displays an UNREADABLE bunch of file names that DOES NOT display long file names. Instead it sometimes gives a path name partially with a "-...>>" symbology in the middle of a file name. On shorter file names IT STILL DOESN'T DISPLAY THE WHOLE FILENAME and insists on spliting it up with a "..." in the middle. This is torment. PLEASE FIX THIS!!! IT WILL BE A TRIVIAL AMOUNT OF PROGRAMMING. See attached screen shot file to see how useless it is at present. HELP HELP HELP!!!

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  20. Fix the bug in excel for copying large blocks of cells in to unlocked cells of a protected worksheet!

    Fix the bug in excel for copying large blocks of cells into unlocked cells of a protected worksheet!

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