Thanks for your support for this issue. We are planning to work on it soon, and we recognize that it has gone a long time without being addressed.
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We were using Office 2011 and this functioned as it should. We switched to Office 2016 and discovered that it was broken. We had to roll back to Office 2011 On macOS 10.13 in order to get this feature back.