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  1. 9 votes
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    • Remove the squiggly red line under the word "Victress" on all Microsoft Word mediums.

      The word "victress" receives the squiggly red line underneath of a bad or misspelled word. It is neither. It is in the Oxford English Dictionary. It is the gender balance to the word "victor" which does not incur squiggly red line wrath. Please help validate the word and give girls and women everywhere a small win.

      6 votes
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      • Missing "Document panel" in Word 2016 BIS

        As the previous idea is stated as "completed", there is no way for us to vote on this poorly and buggy "completed" idea.
        To anyone concerned about this feature, I suggest you to give your feedback here.

        11 votes
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        • Restore old icon feature

          Let the user add color to QAT icons. The new icons are MUCH harder to see, with less contrast than before. Really dumb move, Microsoft. (Office 365 October 2018 update)

          11 votes
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          • Return color to quick access toolbar Icons!.

            Return color to quick access toolbar Icons!.

            13 votes
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            • "Reject" button shifting into position of "Nex" button in Review Ribbon when activating comment!!!!!!

              When pressing the "Next" button in the review ribbon we are cycling though comments and changes. every time a comment is activated a new button for "Delete Comment" appears in the ribbon. As a result the "Reject Change" button is shifting into the position of the "next" button.
              This is resulting in many unintended rejections when quickly cycling though comemtns and changes.
              This seems to be a newly added feature (Jan 2019) and MUST be changed. I suggest to either show the "delete comment" button there permanently (inactive when no comment is marked) or to get rid od it altogether…

              3 votes
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              • Navigation pane size

                In the latest iteration of 365, the navigation pane opens to a pre-set size that the user cannot change. Until recently, Word would use the size last used by the user.

                See this thread on the answers forum (one of several about this)
                https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/all/word-2016-navigation-pane-size-is-not-remembered/eb9542e4-e8aa-4d03-b95b-78a7326b15c9

                8 votes
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                • WE NEED AN ORANGE HIGHLIGHTER

                  Most people will find orange along with yellow highlighters to be the most common colors there are, so why is there none in word?? Real-world example: As a student and in my professional life, I like to "color code" different things from real life text to notes in Word. Yellow, pink, orange on paper, yellow, pink, or orange in word.

                  10 votes
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                  • Return or fix font style selection in theme font definition

                    Feedback from the Word user forum implies that this is not a supported feature of Office applications, but given I’ve been using this since Themes were introduced and given it still works with other Office applications – I’m classifying this as an issue.

                    The issue centres on how fonts are defined e.g. Century Gothic (and many other MS Fonts) are not separated by style – bold, italic, etc in the font menus of Office products. This has been the case since I can remember and the work around when defining theme fonts was to append the style to the font…

                    26 votes
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                    • Text highlights colors in this newer version are very stressful to the eyes. Past Microsoft version used to be softer. It would be nice to h

                      Text highlights colors in this newer version are very stressful to the eyes. Past Microsoft version used to be softer. It would be nice to have soft highlighting colors plus a larger variety of those colors. Thanks!

                      8 votes
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                      • Don't change Tabs to Indents

                        It's really annoying when I want to use Tab to create a first line indent, because word assumes it knows what I want, but if it's indented you can't get to the spot to the left of the tab. So stupid. Just let me use Tab like I always have and stop messing with me plz.

                        5 votes
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                        • Return automatically numbered comments, as in previous versions of Word.

                          Return automatically numbered comments, as in previous versions of Word.

                          23 votes
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                          • Fix QAT Button Spacing

                            The previous request on this has been closed for voting because you say it is fixed. It is not fixed.
                            I have a QAT that fits on one row on the screen in Word 2013.
                            The same QAT in Word 2016 (365) does not fit. Over a third of it is pushed to a second non-displayed row.

                            This is true when it is in mouse mode/not touch mode. In touch mode it is worse!

                            6 votes
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                            • Bring back feature allowing setting tab stop in ruler outside the page margins/bounds

                              In Word for Windows, I often placed bar tab stops in the ruler outside the page margins/bounds to draw vertical lines on pages that enclose the text. With the page boundary/margins set in the ruler as 0" and 6.5", I would select the whole page and the left bar tab would be set at -.1" (negative .1) and the right bar tab would be set at 6.6" - outside the page margins. While the Tab dialog box seems to allow setting the tab stop outside the margins, Word for Windows 2016 does not include the ability to use the ruler…

                              7 votes
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                              • Restore the old colorful icons

                                Restore the old colorful icons
                                Recently all my Office command icons changed style. For example, in Word, I have both the Save and Save As icons on my Quick Access Toolbar. The old icons were both colorful; only the new Save icon has fill. Throughout the ribbons and QAT, more of the old icons have colorful fills, whereas the new icons are mostly lines without any fills, and those that have fills are monochromatic. The multiple colors and fills make it much easier to spot which command I'm looking for on my customized QATs, which are filled to capacity. My…

                                6 votes
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                                • Bug in styles list, Swedish version of Office 365, Word and Outlook

                                  In the beginning of January, a bug turned up in Office 365 - both Word and Outlook (me and many other swedes I talked to have the same issue):
                                  A a black square replaces the paragraph- and character mark behind the styles in the styles panel to the right (if opened) of the screen. When editing styles there is a black thick line throughout the list, covering some of the text.
                                  I also explained this in the Microsoft Community, but did not get an answer on my last update. The text is in swedish, but the images shows it all.…

                                  2 votes
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                                  • 図形操作が重すぎます

                                    図形が多く含まれる場合、図形の選択、カーソルでの移動、背面、前面に移動などでいちいち時間がかかり、作業効率は大幅に落ちました。時間がかかりイライラしてします。Word2007では軽快だったのに2019は大変使いにくいです。ちなみにPCのスペックはcore i7ですがこれでも非常に重く感じます。ソフトとしては致命的です。PCに負荷がかからないようなスマートなプログラムに改善してください。仕事にならないです。

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                                    • APA reference format not consistent with 6th Edition

                                      APA citations in Word do not follow the 6th Edition rules. e.g. for sources with 3-5 authors the in-text citation should use the "et al" variant rather than the "X, Y, & Z." This is not the only issue, just one example. The way Word handles in-text citations for APA needs to be reviewed.

                                      Ref: https://owl.purdue.edu/owl/research_and_citation/apa_style/apa_formatting_and_style_guide/in_text_citations_author_authors.html

                                      5 votes
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                                      • WHY IS SPELL CHECK A GIANT ******* BOX THAT OBSCURES HALF THE ******* DOCUMENT NOW? ********.

                                        WHY IS SPELL CHECK A GIANT ******* BOX THAT OBSCURES HALF THE ******* DOCUMENT NOW? ********.

                                        3 votes
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                                        • go to a specific word number in a document. i.e. please go to word number 900

                                          Unless I haven't worked it out, there should be the ability to go to a specific word number in a document. i.e. please go to word number 900. This would be helpful during novel writing when you have the full novel but are requested to submit parts of it. At the moment you have to do it manually by highlighting sections and analysing using the REVIEW function

                                          3 votes
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