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  2. More text highlighter colours, options and variations

    Some colours are way to dark and not appealing. For more colour options like the extensive amount of colours for the font colour, more people would enjoy highlighting in the variety of choices. Furthermore, it is also easier to see highlighting than just changing the font colour.

    4 votes
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  3. Collapse Headings Needs an Option to Disable!

    Developers really did miss the mark here. I use this program for work and find it especially annoying how it collapses the heading, makes me think there is no text following the heading. Very un user friendly.

    2 votes
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  4. Word Plagirism Checker

    For students typing assignments, and documents a plagiarism checker built in word is a good idea. allowing you to compare different documents, checking if your work is unique and creating a separate report for an individual.

    5 votes
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  5. Ribbon Color

    Because I keep multiple Word documents open on my Desktop during a typical workday, it would be nice to customize the color of the ribbon. For example, if I were writing a work report, the ribbon color might be yellow; or alternatively, if I were writing a personal note, the ribbon color could be purple. The current capability of hovering over the Word icon (which explodes the open documents) would be enhanced because the user could quickly find the document he/she desires with a glance at the ribbon color. If I need my work report, I simply look for the…

    3 votes
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  6. Spell Check no longer limits itself to selected (highlighted) text

    A recent update changed Spell Check to something almost unrecognizable. Specifically, the ability to spell check selected parts of the document were lost. I don't know if I am missing something or not, but the practice of installing updates unexpectedly and without permission should stop.

    158 votes
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  7. Add ABNT 6023:2018 Reference Styles

    It would be of great help to many Brazilian students and researchers if the Brazilian (ABNT 6032:2018) Reference Styles was added to word, as automatic referencing and citation is a real time saver, not to mention how it avoids mistakes and typos due to repeatedly having to manualy reference on text body and, finally, manually adding a Bibliography at the end of a paper.

    5 votes
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  8. 10 votes
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  9. The GB7714 in bibliography is wrong for a long time

    GB7714 is a common standard in Chinese articles. Word has supported this format several releases ago. Unfortunately, it is completely wrong, for example:
    The reference is marked by serial number in GB 7714-2005 and GB 7714-2015. But the Word uses first author and year.
    The GB 7714 requires a “[ X ]” to present the type of source, but it disappears in Word.
    DOI could be at the end of reference in GB 7714-2015, while the Word cannot display it even if we have filled it in.
    There are other problems. I did not ever care about this bug. Nonetheless,…

    3 votes
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  10. insert Online Picture from One Drive For Business

    Microsoft word has the ability to insert Online Pictures and access one drive personal files. It is best to have this feature link with one drive for business as well.

    8 votes
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  11. Expand/Collapse in Word

    Can you please create an option to turn off this function? I have been a user for decades at an Executive Level creating large documents and have never once utilised this function nor have i been instructed to utilise this function. The little black box that shows up is also very annoying. If a user creates their own style sheet, they should have the option to use that function or not. Why else create Styles for documents? They are supposed to reflect the company branding, not Microsoft's idea of how a document should look. Thank you...rant over. Regards.

    3 votes
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  12. Delete text without deleting comment

    I want to be able to delete text that a comment is anchored to without deleting the comment. With track changes turned on the comment should continue to attach itself to the deleted text - it doesn't currently. I think it used to do this(?), but not anymore.

    6 votes
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  13. Hey you pukes at microsoft- Why don't you take some time and unfuck_the_spell_check feature in word? That would be really ******* swell.

    Hey you pukes at microsoft- Why don't you take some time and unfuckthespell_check feature in word? That would be really ******* swell.

    1 vote
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  14. microsoft please allow us to completely remove status bar

    microsoft please allow us to completely remove status bar

    1 vote
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  15. 1 vote
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  16. include student tools natively in office

    why they do not natively include the add-on student tool in microsoft office it would be very useful for many students, instead of having to fill in a form that is only enabled for few countries

    3 votes
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  17. Reinstalling Office With The Same Key

    Allow Office To be reinstalled on another device with the same product key while kicking off the old device. This way if you have a 1 device license like me and you need to reset windows, you can without losing a £80 product.

    2 votes
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  18. spellcheak

    i think that spellcheak should be a button that i can clearly see because i use it all the time and everyone ekse does too.

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  19. add the newest APA references

    Just add the newest APA references! Students need this to make their lives so much easier!

    4 votes
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  20. Dear support. My cursor keeps jumping from one place to another on the screen, even when I click it in the spot I want it to be. Other peop

    Dear support. My cursor keeps jumping from one place to another on the screen, even when I click it in the spot I want it to be. Other people have the same problem. Why is that? This causes me a waste of time, especially time in correcting errors.

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