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  1. Avar spelling dictionary

    Let's create a spelling dictionary in Avar language that would be available for download from Microsoft's official resources.

    18,943 votes
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    • Kumyk spelling dictionary (Latin alphabet) / Qumuqça tüzyazıw sözlügü (Latin alipbada)

      Let's promote creation of Kumyk spelling dictionary (Latin alphabet) available for download from Microsoft official resources. Let's make Kumyk lingua franca again! / Qumuqça tüzyazıw sözlüknü (Latin alipbada) etsin uçun wa onu Microsoftnu resmi resurslarından yüklep bolağan küyde salsın uçun ses bereyik! Qumuqçanı yañıdan orta til eteyik!

      10,403 votes
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      • Chechen spelling dictionary

        It would be great to have Chechen spelling dictionary available for download from Microsoft official resources.

        11,179 votes
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        • Поддерживаю идею!

          Чеченский язык должен быть введён в Word для Windows

          403 votes
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            Chechen spelling dictionary

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            • Fix the long-standing issue with if..then..else in Word footer

              In Word footer if an "If...then...Else" check is present, it wont automatically update as the document changes. For example, if there is an ‘IF THEN ELSE STATEMENT’ in the footer which commands Word to display a certain string only if the page number {PAGE} is not equal to the number of pages {NUMPAGES}, this will not show the string without going to print preview or without switching between merge code view and "Preview results" view (ALT + F9).

              sample code in footer -

              i.e.
              IF {PAGE} = {NUMPAGES} “” “

              Signature of witness"

              Please fix this issue so that the…

              74 votes
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              • Could you add plagiarism detector

                This will help a lot student from all ages in our assignments.

                Please add this feature

                48 votes
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                • Please add more read aloud voices

                  I love the read aloud function but it needs to have more voice options including ones that feature a female voice. Also as it is reading have it where it shows what line it is reading and have it track which word it is reading as it goes along. This way it would help those with disabilities including vision impairments

                  72 votes
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                  • Adjam spelling dictionary

                    Let's create a spelling dictionary in the language Adjam, which will be available for download from the official Microsoft resources.

                    11 votes
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                    • Automatic language detection that depends on keyboard selection? Seriously?

                      Automatic language-detection needs a total rebuild, the original idea was so damned wrong!
                      Developers of Office ’97 thought that changing the spellcheck language upon changing the keyboard is a good idea, and this hasn’t changed since then. I think less than 0.01 per cent of users would use it this way, because different national keyboards have so different layouts. So, if you have only one keyboard attached to your computer (which is the case I suppose in 99.999 % of the users) you wouldn't change the keyboard e.g. from French to English. If you are French, and most of the…

                      25 votes
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                      • Fix font rendering in Word 2016

                        The OpenType serif font that we use for our documents (Berling) looks fine in Word 2010, but it renders as a jaggy, sans-serif font (similar to a low-resolution version of Arial) in Word 2016. This is true for all variants of the Berling font we use: roman, italics, bold and bold italic. Just to be clear, the font we use is Berling, not Berlin.

                        45 votes
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                        • 16 votes
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                          • Higlighting track changes

                            As a technical writer and reviewer I would really appreciate to have the option of highlighting track changes in yellow, the way searched text is highlighted after a search in MSWord. They would be even easier to see especially when there are quite a few in a compact text.
                            Thank you

                            28 votes
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                            • Predictive Text / Smart Typing is needed badly.

                              Please add the option to enable a feature while typing repetitive words / sentences.

                              I typed a document of 30 pages and had to copy and paste same words almost hundred times. I wish if Predictive Text / Smart Typing feature was there then this would have saved me hours of searching, copying and pasting... please add this feature... it is a must...

                              32 votes
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                              • Make Word free for college students

                                Have Word free for college students. It makes it hard to work on a paper in the dorms on their own laptops when ever Word will not let them do to the fact that they have to pay for it. Some of the students are on a fixed budget.

                                56 votes
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                                • I want to type in the center of the screen all the time. Have doc scroll up behind my typing. Not have cursor move down to bottom.

                                  I am an author and I have used Word for all of my 30 plus books, but one feature in word is missing. I would like to have the typing position “frozen in the middle of the screen” or set on the middle of the screen. That way, as I write the pages will scroll up line by line, behind my work. That would be different from the cursor moving down. Can there be a setting for this? NOT centering the page and stuff like that. I want the cursor to move along as I type from left to right…

                                  27 votes
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                                  • Add "maternalism" to the dictionary

                                    "Paternalism" is in the dictionary, but "maternalism" isn't. I get the feeling this could be an issue

                                    27 votes
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                                    • Open a blank document when I click to open word.

                                      Throughout office, when I click on the icons for word or powerpoint, it opens a pane with all the layouts. I just want them to open the blank document and get out f the way. It is always possible to highlight the layouts, if you feel its necessary to remind people, some of who use these multiple times everyday! This is the least useful in word, where the uses for templates are really low, and perhaps the most useful for powerpoint that often needs templates.

                                      32 votes
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                                      • Reinstate "Open a Copy" of an open document from the File / Open in Word 2016

                                        I frequently used the option to "Open a Copy" of an open document from the File / Open in Word 2016 multiple times a day so that I could easily and simultaneously view different parts of the same document on each monitor. It is not nearly so convenient to have to go to the File location and open a Copy of the document, and it would be great to have the option reinstated.

                                        6 votes
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                                        • Once again: Bring back the Offline help in Office!

                                          The best online help is completely useless when I'm offline!
                                          It's absolutely incomprehensible to deliver a software product without offline help!

                                          35 votes
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