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  1. Add choice to NOT share diagnostic data

    After the latest Office update, every time I open an Office app, I am presented with a window with the heading, "Share how you use Office" and given two choices: "Full diagnostic data" and "Basic diagnostic data." However, I don't wish to automatically share any diagnostic data, although there is no option for that. However, I am not forced to make a choice, as I can simply click the red "X" to close the window and continue to use Office as normal. The problem is this window pops up every time I open an Office app. Since this is obviously…

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    • I do not appreciate being told I MUST share data with you on the usage and/or performance of this office suite which I PAY for.

      I do not appreciate being told I MUST report / share data on the usage and/or performance of this office suite which I PAY for. I do not receive it for free or with any discount. It should not be REQUIRED that I allow ANY information from my network be gleaned by you. I will begin looking elsewhere for a solution for my needs relative to these programs and will be canceling my monthly subscription.

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      • "Markup options" mistranslated in Norwegian version of Word 2016 for Mac

        The menu/button which in English is called "Markup options" has in the Norwegian version been given the following name:

        "Alternativer for HTML" (meaning: "Options for HTML").

        This is highly misleading, and has given a lot of Norwegian users headaches, searching in vain for the powerful "Markup options" that their English-using brethren enjoy.

        "Markup options" of course has nothing to do with HTML, but with the visibility of different kinds of tracked changes.

        If you know what to search for via the "tell me what you want to do"-field, a correctly translated menu option actually appears: "Alternativer for markering". However, a…

        16 votes
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        • Make Draft View the default when opening Word for Mac

          Word for Mac version 16.10 no longer allows users to open documents in Draft View. You used to have a "Allow opening a document in Draft view check box." Go back to that. Or better, make Draft view the default once again.

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          • Respect my privacy.

            Provide an option to opt out of data collection. Pure pond scum I guess you really want to be worse than Facebook.

            7 votes
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            • Please allow us to set all new documents to open in draft mode

              It's really difficult to have to click to this mode every single time I open any document.

              18 votes
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              • Add LaTeX math to Word for Mac

                Latex math is usable (apparently) in Word for Windows, but not for Mac. I'd like you to add it to the Mac version.

                11 votes
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                • Korean character input system is unusable and must be fixed

                  When typing Korean, Word and PowerPoint take "every single typing" as an event unit, and when clicking undo, the Korean characters will disappear by every single character. (Not the way as English character.)
                  Because MSword refreshes or records its status on every event, MSword and MSpowerpoint become sluggish and unusable when I type Korean characters. Window version does not have the problem and other Mac applications either.

                  I hope the problem should be fixed soon.

                  16 votes
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                    • I want to go back to an older version of Word for Mac! Word for Mac version 16.10 no longer allows me to open documents in Draft View.

                      You used to have a "Allow opening a document in Draft view check box." Go back to that. Or better, make Draft view the default once again.

                      17 votes
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                      • /macos-high-sierra-32-bit-app-alert.jpg

                        Should you not be updating to 64 bit for apple mac automatically?

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                        • unable to connect to update server

                          Unable to uodate as server always too busy

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                          • Can't create pdf word for mac 2011

                            Hi

                            I recently upgraded my HDD to an SSD on my mid 2011 iMAc. Now, can't save as pdf from Word docX. There is no error, just that nothing happens when I save as PDF.

                            I next first opening Acrobat X version 10.1.16 and then File > Create > PDF from File only to get the following error:

                            "Acrobat could not open 'lettertoeditor.docx' because it is either not a supported file type or because the file has been damaged (for example, it was sent as an email attachment and wasn't correctly decoded). To create an Adobe PDF document, go to…

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                            • kind of annoyed that word doesn't work unless I give feedback

                              "I do not receive it for free or with any discount. It should not be required"

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                                • Version 16.12 on all versions of Word you have removed 'Save As'... please bring it back. 'Save a copy' isn't as good

                                  Version 16.12 on all versions of Word you have removed 'Save As'... please bring it back. 'Save a copy' isn't as good as it often doesn't take you to the same location as the document you're trying to save a copy of. It's not until a menu option disappears that we realise how much we use it. I use SAVE AS in Word, Excel, PPT many times a day!! Please restore it!!!

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                                  • Anti-Virus affecting Word

                                    MS should work with Anti Virus companies to develop systems that do not damage each other. This prevents people being unable to do their work. It can affect income etc..

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                                    • he tenido la mala fortuna que en el último mes se me ha bloqueado el word y he perdido información.Falla constantemente. porfavor hagan algo

                                      he tenido la mala fortuna que en el último mes se me ha bloqueado el word y he perdido información. me hace trabajar de más y ya me he empezado a fastidiar de tantas fallas. El word Falla constantemente. porfavor hagan algo para solucionarlo. Cada vez me parece peor.

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                                      • Turabian Style Paper Template for Word

                                        Please consider including the following "Turabian Style Paper" template with the featured templates in Microsoft Word. This template provides formatting based on the 9th edition of Kate L. Turabian’s "A Manual for Writers of Research Papers, Theses, and Dissertations: Chicago Style for Students and Researchers."

                                        https://github.com/TypeWork/turabian-style-paper-dotm

                                        Given the pervasive use of Turabian's "A Manual for Writers" amongst students and faculty at colleges and universities (often required in the Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences), including such a template would be useful for many. At present, however, only two featured templates are provided for academic work: "APA Style Paper" and "MLA Style…

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                                        • Open Word 2016 for Mac Dos in Same View and screen position as last opened

                                          Please, is it possible to restore the function in Woor 2016 for Mac that enabled documents to be opened with the same view and screen position as last opened. I have several documents open at once, and there is a process of continuing edting. THerefore the absence of this feature in the new version is VERY disappointing , to say the least.
                                          Kind regards
                                          Jim

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