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  1. Printing comments - initials display on printed comment instead of full name

    Several users requesting the feature to be print full name when printing comments

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  2. Allow Pattern Fill formatting for Lines

    Lines above a certain weight appear thick enough on screen and paper that they can support the pattern fill function.

    Please allow this to be applied to at least stand alone line objects but ideally any lines including shape outlines. Thanks!!!

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  3. Utilize embedded Excel Worksheet Object multiple times - linked objects

    Today, when I embed one Excel file as Excel Worksheet Object into a Word document twice both objects are not linked. This means, if I change the data in one of the embedded Excel Worksheet Objects this change is not reflected in the second one. It would be great to utilize the same embedded Excel Worksheet Object at multiple places in the document in a way that I can update data in one of them which is automatically reflected in all other objects in that file.

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  4. Please stop Word slowing to almost a halt when using Track Changes

    Word’s Track Changes feature is essential to many users. A widely experienced problem is that using many tracked changes and not periodically accepting or rejecting them can cause Word to become less responsive - in extremis such that a user can believe Word has hung or crashed.

    Problem: 1) causes response time delays from a few seconds up to some minutes. 2) is worse the lower the computer’s [CPU+RAM]. Even with MS 365 on a Core i7 laptop (+16 GB RAM & SSD), it can slow to almost a halt and opening and editing can be excruciatingly slow. 3) applicable…

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  5. Text suggestions in MS Word for Office 365 (Installed version)

    Can we have Text Predictions activated in Office 365 (Installed version)?
    This is NOT showing up on the status bar for MS Word. Neither are text predictions being offered as I type, Text Prediction option DOES show up in the status bar when I use the free online Word for the Web. Can we please have this feature available as option for the installed version? This is the very least that is needed to make MS Word competitive with Google Docs!

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  6. You need to make subsequent references to footnote/end note show the same hover tooltip -in case objective is to point to the first endnote

    You need to make subsequent references to footnote/end note show the same hover tooltip -in case objective is to point to the first endnote

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  7. Adding option to extract specific pages from large .doc document to .doc, not .pdf only

    sometimes we want to extract or save as some specific pages from the .doc file into another .doc file and there is no option to do that except you drag from the start of the page till it end and select it with mouse then copy it and past in a new document, but if there some shapes and tables … etc, it become more difficult and took time so I hope there will be option to do that easily and quickly.

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  8. Adding option to extract specific pages from large .doc document to .doc, not .pdf only

    sometimes we want to extract or save as some specific pages from the .doc file into another .doc file and there is no option to do that except you drag from the start of the page till it end and select it with mouse then copy it and past in a new document, but if there some shapes and tables … etc, it become more difficult and took time so I hope there will be option to do that easily and quickly.

    Greetings

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  9. QuickBooks won't open

    The QuickBooks won't open error is caused by a faulty QuickBooks Desktop installation and a damaged operating system. It is not a significant issue; you can quickly handle it.
    This mistake can be caused by a variety of factors.
    Read here: https://qbtoolhub.com/quickbooks-wont-open/

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  10. OST to PST Software

    I recommend that you get the free eSoftTools most fantastic tools, which can convert corrupted, damaged, and inaccessible OST files into dependable PST format. The OST to PST Software is another successful and reliable application for recovering OST to PST, EML, Gmail, EMLX, Zimbra, HTML, ICS, and a variety of other file formats, as well as email, attachments, contacts, schedule, chats, notes, documents, and other data. It offers a free trial version that allows you to convert OST File data but only saves 25 emails in each format. As a result, you must try this software and obtain important data.

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  11. Free Exchange EDB Converter

    Free Exchange EDB Converter program that effectively converts EDB file data into PST Outlook file is available for download. Convert Exchange mailbox to PST Outlook, EML, MSG, HTML, EMLX, and more formats with eSoftTools Exchange EDB to PST Converter program. it can securely convert Exchange EDB to PST Outlook, as well as divide huge PST files up to 5GB.

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  12. Linking Excel tables to Word documents (for live updating)

    It appears that the way Word and Excel are set-up do not allow 'live' links between the two. Whenever working on a shared drive, be it on the work drive, one drive and so on, any link pasted from Excel onto a Word document (CTRL C, CTRL V; "Link and Keep Source Formatting" / "Link and Use Destination Styles") is lost as soon as the word document is closed. When re-opening the file, the word document will notify you that the excel file may have been deleted and or moved from its location / link is potentially corrupted, even if…

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  13. Show the documentation for options when you press F1

    Word has a lot of options. When you press F1 to get help, or click the ? in the dialog box title bar, you should receive an item-by-item description of exactly what each option does.

    i.e. like this:

    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/outlook-advanced-editing-options-a861312b-b05d-421a-b5c8-9f2c6b65e751?ocmsassetid=ha010208748&ctt=1&correlationid=477eacee-3056-4358-994b-e950c9155800&ui=en-us&rs=en-us&ad=us

    and not like this:
    https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/word-options-advanced-1b3d9436-bc3a-4c5d-a55f-17450e701663?ns=winword&version=90&syslcid=1033&uilcid=1033&appver=zwd900&helpid=95276&ui=en-us&rs=en-us&ad=us

    This should also be local, for those users who aren't permanently connected to the internet, or who don't wish to burn metered data reading the manual for a locally-installed app.

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  14. Instructional design services with extensive knowledge

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    Also, we integrate curriculum modules, pedagogical tools, and rapid-authoring solutions to deliver projects in no time. At Acadecraft, we make sure of higher ROI and professionalism. Thus, quality…

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  15. What Causes QuickBooks Won’t Open?

    It's possible that you won't be able to open a company file on QuickBooks desktop for the following reasons:

    QuickBooks® Company file that is corrupt or damaged.

    Using the incorrect procedures to open specific file formats.

    Another user on the shared network has already opened the file.

    Large files, reports, and multiple windows that are set to open automatically may cause QB to freeze.

    Attempting to open files with an invalid QuickBooks® version.
    Read here: https://quickbookstoolhub.com/quickbooks-wont-open-error/

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  16. Inseting Bullets are messed up

    I am having an issue with bullets,

    Problem while using the Fonts - Style Calibri (body) and Adobe Devanagari fonts , with size 15.

    Bullets affected are Number with brackets 1), 2), etc., and (I), (II), etc.,

    Paste 15 values with these fonts, sizes and bullets. You can see the issue.

    I am willing to provide screenshots and more proofs.

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  17. Allow users to delete extra pages in template documents

    It makes no sense that a user can delete a extra page of a document with no template in just one click. But, if a user needs to delete an extra page of a template document, they have to go though multiple unnecessary steps. I contacted Microsoft Support to help me get rid of a second page in my resume template, and it took the agent an hour to fix the issue.

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  18. File Menu doesnt match the Windows 11 visual refresh. It needs to be updated too.

    I love the new visual refresh inspired by Windows 11, but disappointed to see that the File menu hasn't been updated too. It still looks old and dated.

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  19. Fix context popup menu for object inserted in table cells

    When you create an object and you insert it in a table cell, when you right click on it, there is no option tin the menu to setup the object (e.g. size, colour and lines, layout, etc.). This option exists when the object is not in a cell but in normal text.
    It's annoying to access this menu to have to move the object out of the table, right click, select "Picture", change setup then move it back into the cell.

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  20. Hi Microsoft 365 Team, Please enable option to send PDF attachment in mail-merge,

    Please enable the option to send PDF attachments in mail-merge
    it is better if there is a standard Mail merge took kit available in Microsoft 365

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