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  1. Remove "Copy of" to Save as in version 16.17

    In Excel version 16.17, when you click on "Save as" it adds "Copy of" to the filename. In all previous versions, it never did this. Please remove the "Copy of" in the next release of Excel for MAC.

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      3 comments  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Touch ID to open a password protected spreadsheet please

      Please can we have the option of using Touch ID on excel for Mac 2019 in addition to a password?

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      • return the keyboard shortcut for paste values

        there was a keyboard shortcut for paste value in Excel for mac 2011, its missing in Excel 2016

        3 votes
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        • power view and power maps for MacBook

          Why isn't power view and powermaps as a add in for Mac available?

          12 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Charting, Mapping and Visualizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Excel keeps opening at login, even though the button is not selected. I can't stop it from auto opening when my computer starts.

            Figure out how to TURN OFF AUTO OPEN. The option is NOT selected, but it keeps auto opening EVERY TIME I START MY COMPUTER. I have tried all the options on recommended, I am about to uninstall this program.

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            • somme inscrite

              entrer la somme

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              • Please bring back "PivotTable and PivotChart Wizard" to Excel on Mac

                PivotTable and PivotChart Wizard works well on Windows. It is important to analyze data. I am sure most us our missing it

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                  • make a button for making lower case letters into uppercase letters

                    make a button for making lower case letters into uppercase letters

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                    • Listen to your customers

                      There are several lines of discussion on the problems faced by people using Office 2016 & 2019 for Mac relating to VBA macro programming which have been ignored for a considerable time (at least 4 years). Microsoft need to do something about this. No relative ref control, userforms and dataforms are all missing and make the software unusable for serious work.

                      Other software companies will fill this gap if you don’t!

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                        0 comments  ·  Macros and Add-ins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • DisableHyperlinkWarning

                        De bij het openen van een PDF file, via een in excel aangemaakte hyperlink telkens terugkerende "trusted locations" melding, uitschakelbaar te maken. De waarschuwing voorzien van een aanvink mogelijkheid : deze melding niet meer weergeven !

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                        • Easy or even just available data forms for data input on Office 2019

                          We just need the basic data forms available to us! UGH it's ridiculous not to have that available and even readily available

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                          • ekzelde bazı rakamları göremiyorum mece nasıl uyarlarım

                            dosyada fatura kımında ki rakamlar görüntülenemiyor

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                              0 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • TURN OFF THE ANIMATIONS. Your developers are ten year old idiots who have no idea about normal work flow. Dumb apes that like shiny things

                              Whatever you turned off, it's not enough. I don't want or need animation moving between cells. No one does. Let us turn it off. Or I should just move on to another application perhaps. I've been waiting for MS to stop being useless for like 20 years now.

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                              • Improve Excel for Mac performance

                                Please improve Excel performance. I have Microsoft for Windows opened in a virtual machine alongside Excel for Mac. And despite limited resources Excel for Windows performs MUCH better.
                                For example when I put any value in a cell and hit enter and do it multiple times in a row then I experience a noticeable lag. There's no lag when I use the Windows version for the same file.

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                                • Allow tool tips for buttons embedded in a sheet that run macros

                                  This functionality (adding a tool tip) works if an embedded button operates a hyperlink but not if it activates a macro

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                                    0 comments  ·  Macros and Add-ins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Enable Macros permanently for a given file

                                    Make my response on whether I want macros enabled on any given file part of the saved details with the file.
                                    I know it has macros - I wrote it and yes I want them enabled - always - every time I open this file. Ask me for the next file and remember my response for that one also.

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                                    • 1 vote
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                                      • repair problem

                                        When using <Control><;> to input the date it sometimes goes in correctly as per settings (English NZ) dd/mm/yyyy and sometimes it is mm/dd/yyyy. This is in the same excel file and same formatted cells.
                                        I'm using Excel for Mac 16.21.1

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                                          0 comments  ·  Formatting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • I would like a stable service - not to be treated as a paying guide pig for Microsoft to try out new ideas, like deleting Forms.

                                          I would like a stable service - not to be treated as a paying guide pig for Microsoft to try out new ideas, like deleting Forms. If Microsoft want to trail stuff and take away functionality they shouldn't be doing it to the people who pay them each year via 365

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