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  1. Ayni Dosyalari Windows ve Mac de ayri ayri yaparken Windows menülerde kullanabildigim menü ve sekmeler maalesef Mac de mevcut degil. Dolayis

    Ayni Dosyalari Windows ve Mac de ayri ayri yaparken Windows menülerde kullanabildigim menü ve sekmeler maalesef Mac de mevcut degil. Dolayisiyla makro kayıtlarda doğru Calisma olmuyor. Makro kayıt yaparken kopya yapistir islemi, geliştirici menüsünde göreli başvuru kullan vede veri menüsünde Form sekmesinin bulunmayisi gibi. Yani Windows da yapılan bir dosyayı kopyalayıp Mac e yapistir yaparak acmak degil, Mac de de ayni dosyayı hazırlarken menü kullanımındaki eksikliklerden kaynaklanan bir sorun gibi bence. Windows da bulunan ve kullanılan menü ve sekmeler Mac de yok veya islev yapmıyor. Bu konuda bilgilendirirseniz sevinirim. Saygilar

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  2. Fix encoding problem with Japanese

    I work at a school that uses Excel for grades and must work with files that are made on Excel with a Windows machine. Each time I try to open a file with long lists of names in Japanese and corresponding scores from the student's test, the Excel on my Mac crashes.

    I believe the problem has to do with how Excel 16 is encoding the Japanese characters from the Windows machine. I thought it might be a problem of fonts on my Mac but I have checked and all the fonts are in working order, with no problems in…

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  3. Fix encoding problem with Japanese

    I work at a school that uses Excel for grades and must work with files that are made on Excel with a Windows machine. Each time I try to open a file with long lists of names in Japanese and corresponding scores from the student's test, the Excel on my Mac crashes.

    I believe the problem has to do with how Excel 16 is encoding the Japanese characters from the Windows machine. I thought it might be a problem of fonts on my Mac but I have checked and all the fonts are in working order, with no problems in…

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  4. conditional formatting

    Update Conditional Formatting wizards on Excel 2019 for Mac - to Excel for Windows.

    Conditional Formatting panes were completely revamped on Windows in Excel 2007. The Mac version UI still uses the legacy design that's over a decade old

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  5. Fix HTML export from AppleScript

    Since 16.15, running the following AppleScript has either crashed Excel (versions 16.16–16.23) or (16.15 and since 16.24) produced a badly formatted HTML file.

    tell application "Microsoft Excel" to save as active sheet filename theFolder & "test.html" file format HTML file format

    Note that theFolder is a valid folder in the Office sandbox folder. The equivalent code in VBA works fine:

    ActiveSheet.SaveAs FileName:=theFolder & "test.html", FileFormat:=xlHtml

    Alternatively, could the VBA PublishObject object be added to the AppleScript dictionary?

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  6. I want to use dots as thousand separator in Excel charts labels

    I want to use dots as thousand separator in Excel charts labels.
    I am not able, and understand other users experience the same problem:
    https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/all/thousand-separator-changes-on-charts/703239f6-3323-4de3-8e6e-7f0f1143dcd5
    Jose Renato Mannis
    jrmannis@jrmannis.com
    +55 11 9 8279 9944

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  7. Please optimize Excel for Mac! Its so lagging... only 15.41 version is still workable... I have new MacBook Air 13 2018 retina

    Please optimize Excel for Mac! Its so lagging... only 15.41 version is still workable... I have new MacBook Air 13 2018 retina

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  8. ADD COMPARE AND MERGE WORKBOOKS FOR QUICK ACCESS TOOLBAR

    it would be great if you added this so i could actually do my homework on my mac instead of having to drive to campus just so i can do one command and get credit for it. i feel like its pretty idiotic so have commands that are exclusively for windows when i pay the same amount that windows users pay.

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  9. Popup menus

    365 for Mac has lost the ability to create popup menus via VBA using:

    Set SubMenuItem = MenuItem.Controls.Add(Type:=msoControlButton)

    We are told to use XRibbon, but it is not nearly as useful. It was possible to use it in 2011 and still works in 365 for Windows. Lack of parity on Mac is a huge problem.

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  10. request you add the Design Mode to the Mac version

    Add the Design Mode button to the Developer ribbon just like you have it in the windows version

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  11. Allow user to change the colour/style of highlighted cell.

    Allow user to change the colour/style of highlighted cell. Currently I spend way to much time looking for the faint green highlighted cell when I do a search. I would make the highlight colour a bright red to make it easy to see.

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  12. copy and paste console

    have a shorcut that labels what you have copied, and displays it on the console to the side of the workbook. like if you press command+shift+1(this would be the first thing you copied, and if you press copy again before pasting your last copy you would have to press command+shift+2 if you wanted to store it along with the previous copy.

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  13. Get data from web

    Please, give the function to mac users as well. I do have to rely on LO to do this.

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  14. SUMPRODUCT should work with rows and columns

    SUMPRODUCT should calculate a value from the same dimension-size arrays regardless of their vertical or horizontal alignment like for example =SUMPRODUCT(A1:D1,F1:F4)

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  15. don't delete the list of recent files when updating

    don't delete the list of recent files when updating

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  16. Reinstall Developer tab in toolbar

    I am running Excel 2016 on a MacBook. Today, the "Developer" option has disappeared from the toolbar. When I went to Excel>Preferences>Ribbon & Toolbar, I get the message that "This feature is only available if you haven an Office 365 Subscription" This is totally unacceptable. I paid for my licence and when I did so, I got access to the Developer tab. Suddenly, it has disappeared (Microsoft has removed it) and is now asking me to pay for it again!
    Please reinstate access to the Developer tab for licenced copies.
    Thanks

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  17. update Excel for macOS Mojave

    A message about the need for updating Excel (and Word) to Mojave pops up every time the app are opened.

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  18. disable horizontal scrolling

    Please allow users to disable horizontal scrolling (when trying to scroll vertically). When using two-finger scroll on a trackpad (like on a MacBook) it's impossible to pull straight down. There used to be a feature to disable this in Excel for Mac, but it has gone away.

    The reason for this is that normally we only need to scroll vertically and am finding the when I use the trackpad I often scroll horizontally as well without intending to.

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  19. Keep lines when filling cells with color

    Make it so lines between cells don't disappear when you add fill. Having the lines gone makes it hard to read across the sheet horizontally.

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  20. Remove all subtotals past and future rows in Power pivot tables

    The "Do not show Subtotals" button on Pivot table tools design view removes all subtotals currently in the pivot table but when you add rows it will keep calculating unwanted subtotals. The pivot table should remember the setting and Not calculate subtotals when adding new rows.

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