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  1. 9 votes
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  2. Word doesn't turn off smart quotes in References

    I turned off smart quotes for Word 2016 but it doesn't affect on generating references table. It still generates references with smart quotes.

    3 votes
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  3. 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.

    14 votes
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  4. Disable and minimize options for new Microsoft search

    The new search box at the top of each application should have the option to disable and minimize it. BOTH options should be available, just like the taskbar icon for Cortana on Windows 10.

    The search bar does not add any benefit to me, although others may find it useful. I should be able to disable it in this case.

    3 votes
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  5. Please consider making it easier and simpler to delete specific pages through the navigation pane.

    Make it such that pages in the navigation pane can be right clicked and cut like any other element or provide a tool in the ribbon to delete a page.

    3 votes
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  6. Bring back Word's power to check a selected part of a document for readability.

    A writer needs to be able to do this for the following reasons, among others. It's best to check readability while the writer is writing, because the writer is then thinking about the subject. Doing so may prompt a writer to improve the writing in other ways. Some parts of a document may call for easier readability than others. A whole document may contain quotations from other writings that distort the results. For example, a lawyer may need to quote from laws or judgments that lack readability and the same applies to other experts. Other features, like headings, may also…

    3 votes
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  7. Allow task panes to be docked at the bottom of the screen.

    Currently, Task Panes (like the Styles pane) can only be docked to the side of the screen.
    If you have a monitor turned into portrait format, for ease of working on Word documents, it is really essential that any Task Panes you want to use are docked at the bottom.
    Simply dragging an undocked Task Pane to the bottom of the screen and then adjusting the main Word window to fit above it is onerous and often results in the Task Pane jumping around if you start to edit near the bottom of the Main Word window.

    2 votes
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  8. Shift + enter for previous find result

    When in the find dialog or navigaiton > results side bar the use of shift + enter should go to the previous result which is common in other applications including Microsoft Edge for navigating to previous

    2 votes
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  9. 円柱図形が調整できない

    挿入>図>図形から円柱図形を挿入したとき,底面の幅が調整できなくなっている。word2007ではできた気がしましたが。大変不便です。できるならこの機能復活していただきたいです。

    1 vote
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  10. preferred word size

    In microsoft office word, can you guys add 15 font? I love 15 point, it kinda feels stable right in the middle of 10 font of body and 20-something font for titles, and 14 and 16 just won't do. But currently, I have to manually alter my font to 15 point, instead of just clicking like the rather useless 14 and 16 points, so I suggest making a 15 point, or better, add a 'preferred font' on top of all those fonts so that we don't have to go looking for the font every time we change our font sizes.…

    2 votes
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  11. I think scroll bars could be wider and easier to see, not hidden sometimes.

    I think scroll bars could be wider and easier to see, not hidden sometimes.

    4 votes
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  12. In-Word "Notepad"

    It would be great to have a "hanging notepad" within Word, allowing making of notes as one reads through a document. Those notes could then be saved alongside the document, and could possibly be searchable. It's a bit tedious having to open a new Word document to make notes of ideas picked up while reading through another document, esp when making notes in the original document is not practical / desirable. Third party note-taking apps exist, but this use case would require opening a second app, plus the notes then cannot be linked to the original word document.

    2 votes
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  13. Insert Appendix

    An Insert Appendix function that you can choose appendix type and the page numbers can be formatted seperate from the main body. ie. Appendix A - Figures, with romen numeral page numbers resset to i. Also automatically populating appendix with all figures with captions.

    2 votes
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  14. 5 votes
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  15. croping tool

    cropping tool

    2 votes
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  16. History of saved documents

    Allow for Word to save up to, say, 3-5 recent drafts of a document to allow for a more complete recovery should the latest draft be lost. Now, there is an auto-recovery function, but it's only temporary; it goes away after a document is selected for permanent saving. I would like the 3-5 most recent saves to be kept permanently available.

    8 votes
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  17. Ducht voice dictation

    Will there ever be a Dutch version of voice-dictation in the office?

    2 votes
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  18. Office Update Issues

    Receive the following whenever I open an Office application, and cannot go to settings.
    "Restart Office to apply changes to your settings"
    No matter how many times I restart office I get the same notice.

    2 votes
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  19. 3 votes
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  20. 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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