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  1. Trace Precedents/Dependents

    Function/ability to trace precedents and dependents with the office.js API (similar to GetPrecedents in VBA).

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    • Allow transparent colors (office.js)

      Allow transparent colors like rgba (not only hex #xxxxxx)

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      • Application.ScreenUpdating

        Add possibilities to disable screen updating to speed up things (Application.ScreenUpdating)

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        • Allow macros for Android

          It could be interesting to develop the compatibility the macros for Android. More processes could be implemented easily

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          • Excel Fiscal Year

            Excel defaults to calendar year when grouping in pivot table. There should be an option to change this to fiscal year and then selecting month that fiscal year should start. Although you can calcualte this through a formula, this is not helpful when you have pivot reports embedded in a CRM system. You don't want to have to recreate the wheel everytime a user wants an update

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            • Add a support for InsertXML for excel

              As like the Selection.Range.InsertXMl I need the option in excel also. It will be helpful for adding contents using openxml

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              • Add a call to change the bitmap in a picture

                At present when we need to change the bitmap in a picture, we need to delete the existing picture (shape) object and then insert a new one. And when doing so we need to cop all the properties of the picture across.

                Just like we can presently change the position, seize, etc. of an existing picture, provide the ability to change the bitmap.

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                • copy and paste the required exist excel file into another excel page.

                  if we can copy and paste the multiple excel files into the one excel sheet without enter into the excel file, that will be helpful for us.

                  Previous method:
                  i have 7 sepereate excel ( xls and xlsx ) files. So if we want to move the sheet from old excel file to new one, we have to open the excel file first, then we have to copy that sheet, then we can move it to new one. So if you want to move the 7 seperate excel files, you have to open one by one, then you can move…

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                  • Disable, or expose as a toggle on/off option, autocorrect to date values in Excel

                    Excel currently detects certain number combinations over/under forward slash as dates (e.g. 2/15 as February 15th). It then automatically auto-formats these cells to date format, which is not a huge issue, and replaces the data entered with an excel date value, which IS a very big issue as specific data points entered in spreadsheets becomes corrupted, in that changing the formatting back does not restore the originally entered value. (e.g. 1/10 entered as a dilution amount is now 43110). Workarounds like entering a ' in the cell before the value are useful only if data is being entered manually -…

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                    • merged cell

                      Allow Excel Javascript API to check for merge cells. Currently it can only merge/unmerge cells but can not check the cell status.

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                      • Udfs are available in JavaScript in excel online only in developer preview mode. Tell us when it will be officially available. Please.

                        I need to deploy a udf soon into excel desktop and online and also into google sheets. Udfs are essential to this addin. JavaScript is the natural way to go since both google and ms platforms support this language. But i can't ship a product with this key udf feature only available in developer preview. Knowing roughly when the feature will be available might save me the need to support both vba for excel desktop and JavaScript for sheets. Real addin developers need more timeline guidance from the excel team. I am a happy vba user trying to learn JavaScript…

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                        • Add/Improve XLL UDF Optional Argument Handling

                          I have a number of exported XLL functions with optional arguments. When calls to these functions are made from Excel, the optional arguments are populated with a default value (e.g. zero for doubles). For functions where the default value (for example zero for doubles) is a potentially-valid input for an optional parameter, there is no easy way to "tell" when it should be interpreted as default or a valid input.

                          It seems to me this could be handled by adding some additional metadata to the xlfRegister function call.

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                          • Find the dirty(edited) cell/cells from excel sheet using Excel JavaScript API

                            How to find the dirty cell/cells from excel sheet using Excel Javascript API.

                            If a cell is edited by value / formula / format, that became dirty. So I need to find, what are all the cells are dirty(edited) from range of cells.

                            Please refer this stack over flow link - https://stackoverflow.com/questions/50817709/find-the-dirtyedited-cell-cells-from-excel-sheet-using-excel-javascript-api

                            9 votes
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                            • Protect worksheet will protect non-lock cell for Excel online

                              I have issue with protect worksheet in excel online. I will unlock all of the cells in the worksheet, and lock one range, then protect worksheet, after that nothing is editable in the worksheet, even the cells are unlocked. But once I close this file and reopens, everything works as expected, able to edit unlock cells. I don't know this is a bug or just some features not supported in excel online version.
                              This issue only happens for excel online version, works fine for installed version. I m using latest office.js from official CDN link and can reproduce this issue…

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                              • use an array to format font color/weight

                                Use a method like numberFormat that takes a table to format the font colors, weights ... of the data in a table.

                                For Example :

                                const sheet = context.workbook.worksheets.getItem("Sample");
                                const formats = [
                                ["red", "red"],
                                ["red", "red"],
                                ["red", "red"]
                                ];

                                const range = sheet.getRange("D3:E5");
                                range.XXX = formats;

                                12 votes
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                                • Name Manager name address format to JS API

                                  We have given each Excel Table column our own Name using Name Manager. Now it is hard to find mapping between that and Table Column Name/Index. Excel UI shows it in Name Manager this way: =dimensionstable[[#Headers];[Dimension]] in 'Refers to' text box, but namedItemObject.getRange(); returns Range and from Range you get it out only in A1 format relative to worksheet, not in the form that Name Manager shows it, which would be needed.

                                  We cannot use Table Header Names to identify column as user can change that (and we want to leave that option for user), so we use our own…

                                  6 votes
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                                  • Page Setup API

                                    I would like to be able to access the page layout properties of the document so that I can set the print area.

                                    13 votes
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                                    • Special Cells method

                                      In Excel API, I can't choose cells based if they have formulas or values.

                                      In VBA, I can do that by using Range.SpecialCells method. Also, I can specify if I want to get only text values, numbers, errors and/or booleans.

                                      Please, support this for Excel JavaScript API, because currently, I'm looping all the worksheet's used range rectangle to get the values, and my loops spend a lot of time skipping blank cells.

                                      33 votes
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                                      • Improved native reference control while using Bindings.addFromPromptAsync

                                        Currently when we use Bindings.addFromPromptAsync to use it as a cell reference picker which supports ANCHORING we face two issues:

                                        1) There is NO way how to get the range address directly (you have to find the Binding from the ID and there you can call binding.getRange() method!).

                                        2) The returned address from the binding.getRange() (as shown above) IGNORES the anchors used in the native dialog!

                                        My suggestion is to add a way to the Bindings.addFromPromptAsync to return the cell address really shown in the native dialog (i.e. it would support anchors like $A1, A$1, $A$1)! It could be as…

                                        22 votes
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                                        • Excel-JS: Set Range format to the format of a different range

                                          A frequent scenario when creating reports is to create in advance ranges containing things like header, detail and totals formats somewhere and then when creating the report (which may have a variable number of columns and detail lines etc) use the predefined range formats to set the report formats using the stored range formats.
                                          Its difficult to do this copying entire sheets or trying to set all the imdividual formats of a cell by trial and error using code.

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