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  1. Opening an embedded PowerPoint file in Excel documents

    Hi.
    I work for a large Digital services firm. Many of my customers embeds a Powerpoint file inside an Excel document. Unfortunately, when I try to open the PPT file it won't open, because I've been told Office for Mac currently don't support embedded PPT.

    Can Microsoft fix this in the future?

    9 votes
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    • Fix the issue where it seems to be impossible to insert a photo from the iMac photo library

      You don't seem to be able to insert a photo from either the photo Library or the media option with Office 2011 when using the latest OS.

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      • Allow arrow weight to be 1 when line weight is 1.

        Currently the arrow on a line will not change weight with the line when the weight gets below 2. This makes for some awful-looking arrows!

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        • Easier text in table editing

          Using tables with text in cell is great to make "clean" boxes. However, today, we have to work 1 cell at a time.
          It would be easier however to select text in multiple cells and define formatting (bullet, font, indent, line spacing... )

          Also, I would love to have - like in Excel - a 45° text orientation on the first table raw.

          10 votes
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          • 5 votes
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            • Saving a PowerPoint file should never be a problem - please fix asap

              Very often while working I get a notice that PowerPoint could not save the file. I then have to save it to a different file name or copy the slides to another PowerPoint slide - or lose all changes made.
              This is a horrable mistake. How can this happen? MS says the problem is known for week - well: when will this be finally solved???

              3 votes
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              • Footnotes for PowerPoint

                PowerPoint needs footnote capabilities like Word.

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                • Dir function doesn't work in Mac Office 2016

                  Macros that use the Dir function and worked on previous versions of Office for Mac do not work in Office for Mac 2016. Please fix this function.

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                  • Stop powerpoint from randomly scrolling wildly down. Just a touch of the wireless mouse sometimes sends it flying down 10-15 slides (or up)

                    Stop powerpoint for Mac 2011from randomly scrolling wildly down. Just a touch of the wireless mouse sometimes sends it flying down 10-15 slides (or up, it's entirely random)

                    3 votes
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                    • 3 votes
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                      • Cross platform issue: allow PPT file embedding in Word

                        I see a number of word document with embedded PPT files. We should be able to edit embedded ppt slide in MS Word 2016 for Mac AND embed new pptx files on word too.

                        4 votes
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                        • Can you add a preference to set the open dialog box by default to 'on my Mac'?

                          In 2016, by default, the open dialog box is always presenting the "online view". We should be able to set a preference to have the standard 'open on my Mac and move online as an option. It's an extra click each time !

                          5 votes
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                          • Disable mouse scrolling.

                            Allow a disable scrolling so when users are using a mouse with powerpoint, it doesn't scroll out of control with a Magic Mouse or other mice. It is insanely frustrating how it scrolls randomly out of control all the time.

                            3 votes
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                            • Space Bar Preview from slide sorter thumbnails

                              Would love to be able to space bar on a thumbnail in slide sorter and have it expand just like the Mac behavior on an image in a finder window. Will save lots of clicks!

                              2 votes
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                              • Edit Variants in Custom themes

                                I would like to be able to create variants in a corporate customised template. The presentation will represe

                                1 vote
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                                • Add the image browser for bing image searches to the Mac!

                                  Not being able to look up images is a huge inconvenience for mac users, especially those of us who work on many presentations at once.

                                  3 votes
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                                  • Automatic hopping lines for connectors

                                    If you refer to refer to omnigraffle or Visio... could you add an automatic hopping lines for connectors so that connectors that must cross each other could “hope” over to make the graph easier to read

                                    3 votes
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                                    • Try to make the share setting work better, and figure out a better way for a group of people to work together.

                                      Try to make the share setting work better, and figure out a better way for a group of people to work together.

                                      2 votes
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                                      • Support hyperlinks in Notes View

                                        Please add support for clickable hyperlinks in Notes View so that annotations including hyperlinks actually work.

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                                        • To put your own video

                                          You upload your OWN video

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