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  1. Allow for Audible speaker notes in powerpoint to make it more accessible

    I am Autistic, I struggle to make and follow notes, I don't think I am dyslexic but when I look at notes the words jump around, which causes me to lose my train of thought. Not having this feature limits the accessibility of the product to people that are blind, partially sighted, learning disabled, illiterate and Dyslexic. Being able to listen to an audio prompt on each slide would work much better for me and I'm sure other disabled people

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    • in using iPad PPT App. even korean

      In using iPad PPT App. even jot down korean. PPT STOP!!!!!!!!! WHAT HAPPEN IT!

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      • in using iPad PPT App. even korean

        In using iPad PPT App. even jot down korean. PPT STOP!!!!!!!!! WHAT HAPPEN IT!

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        • When exported to pdf, all images in slides have grey outline

          Recent issue I've noticed: Whenever I export my ppt file to PDF, all of the images I have included in the powerpoint have a grey outline around the image. It does not happen to any shapes I may have built in the pdf, only uploaded images.

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          • Link data from a Excel worksheet to PowerPoint as Object/Image

            The same featuring is available since always on windows.

            Se below how works on windows:
            https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Insert-Excel-data-in-PowerPoint-0690708a-5ce6-41b4-923f-11d57554138d

            1 - copy graph or data from excel;
            2 - paste special/ paste link / microsoft excel worksheet object

            Then we can update the full PPT after finish the excel file.

            4 votes
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            • Paste Special Linked water fall graph from excel to Powerpoint.

              With the new Waterfall Graph in excel you can not paste a linked graph into Powerpoint.

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              • CHINESE FONTS

                PowerPoint 365 for Mac should allow more installation of Chinese fonts without much restrictions.

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                • Allow Custom Quick Access Toolbar to be placed below ribbon like in PC (with short keys)

                  PC QAT was a super efficient way to format slides and achieve uniformity across slides, presentations. It was placed right where one can simply click next to slide. Alternatively, one just had to memorize the custom shortkey (Alt+1, Alt +2 ...etc.)
                  In Mac, the placement is odd, right at the top & needs too many clicks there to access options. Further, the shortcut keys require pressing 3 buttons to achieve what can be done by 2 simultaneous keys in PC.

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                  • nice

                    very nice and beautifull

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                    • Please add cluster stacked chart in the chart type

                      Currently one can make either charts with clustered column/bar or stacked column/bars. Given Hierarchal chart are already introduced, can we expand that capability to give stacked columns that are also clustered?

                      Use case example: Region-wise performance (X-axis) of different products (stacks in column), in current year vs previous year (cluster columns)

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                      • I found a bug for powerpoint and Word for Mac, when I change the height and width of a table, the value will change randomly.

                        I found a bug for powerpoint and Word for Mac, when I change the height and width of a table, the value will change randomly.
                        no issue with version 15.38.0 , but the problem happens with version 16.9.0

                        3 votes
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                        • Allow specific font search in font menu and apply changes to the selected text.

                          To apply the specific font to text, one needs to go to font and search from drop-down menu instead of having it automatically.

                          Need to have an auto select drop down with the fewer text of font name.

                          Like when I enter "Arial N", it should display "Arial Narrow" font for easy selection.

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                          • Allow custom data labels for scatter plots

                            This has been a feature in the windows version for forever! I don't understand why it can't be added in mac. Seriously.

                            2 votes
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                            • Movie cutter

                              Cutting tool for movies to shorten them

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                              • add reference tab in powerpoint

                                ad reference tab in powerpoint,

                                this is already a part of other applications

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                                • 1 vote
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                                  • Right-justifying labels in bar charts does not work properly.

                                    Expected behavior: With a bar chart added to PPT 2016, use of the left, center, right justification tools is expected to justify text according to the button. This would be used to right justify all text as close to the bar chart origin line as possible.

                                    Observed behavior: use of the left/right/center buttons moves text up and down, not left and right.

                                    This was very well documented with screenshots at https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_powerpoint-mso_mac/text-alignment-issue-in-bar-chart-powerpoint-2016/68ea4b55-9423-4c42-929c-bf7ac649bc5a

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                                    • Clickable checkbox function

                                      Since there is no developer tab in ribbon, you cannot add a clickable box to slides. Please add.

                                      8 votes
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                                      • getting wrong chart while change the chart type

                                        While change the chart type from PERCENTSTACKED to STACKED in bar chart, the values in x axis is continuing in percentage(but it should be according to the chart data).

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                                        • Please add new Charts Found in Windows 2016 Version

                                          The Windows version of Powerpoint has some great new chart types: https://blogs.office.com/2015/07/02/introducing-new-and-modern-chart-types-now-available-in-office-2016-preview/

                                          Please add them to the Mac Version! We paid the same price as our PC friends! If you have to prioritize, please start by adding the waterfall chart feature.

                                          Thanks for listening

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