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  1. Enable changing source files of linked Excel charts from Powerpoint

    When an excel chart is inserted in powerpoint the data och the chart is linked to an excel spreadsheet.

    In the windows version it is possible to change the source file of the linked data. It is not possible to do this in powerpoint 2016 for Mac.

    42 votes
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    • Once you download a new theme...it stays.

      It won't "Keep" the new theme, you have to reinstall it. This gets bothersome. It means you can never delete the file after download...

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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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        • What the fu** ? Découper vidéo ?

          On ne peut pas découper une vidéo sur la nouvelle version, sur Mac ?
          Pourquoi supprimer cette fonctionnalité ??

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          • 4 votes
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            • Footnotes for PowerPoint

              PowerPoint needs footnote capabilities like Word.

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              • To save PDF from the power point - without changes. its not working good from mac!

                To save PDF from the power point - without changes. its not working good from mac!

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                • Load live website

                  Please add the ability to load a live website natively in the Mac version of PowerPoint. There are dozens of practical reasons why presenters would want to show a live website without having to switch between powerpoint and a web browser, such as to show a personal profile, demonstrate a website, show online tutorials, engage in a chat session with another group, etc.

                  6 votes
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                  • Powerpoint Mac 2011 crashes when you going start an presentation...OS X El Capitan

                    Powerpoint Mac 2011 crashes when you going start an presentation...OS X El Capitan

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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.

                      6 votes
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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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                        • BUG: IRM/RMS export to PDF bypases security/protection settings.

                          Background: When using #azure #rms protection of PPTX documents (via an #irm protected Document Library in #sharepoint), there is unexpected behavior with a protected #powerpoint file on a Mac allowing bypass of the protection features.

                          Symptom: When a protected document (with export/print disabled) is opened in PowerPoint for Mac 2016, users are able to export the file as a PDF, the resulting PDF document thereafter has no protections. The protection (specifically, PDF export prevention doesn't work) is enforced correctly on Word and Excel 2016 on the Mac, but not with PowerPoint.

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                          • please add the 'online video' feature on ppt 2016 for Mac !!!!

                            please add the 'online video' feature on ppt 2016 for Mac !!!!

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                              • The ability to load live web pages is not available in PowerPoint for Mac.

                                The ability to load live web pages is not available in PowerPoint for Mac.

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                                • powerpoint error when slide show

                                  Help powerpoint error when slide show

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                                  • 3 votes
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                                    • 7 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 !

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