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  1. Fix normal.dotm from breaking when customising keyboard shortcuts

    As soon as I customise any keyboard shortcuts e.g. for zooming or inserting lines into a table, it’s not long before Word comes up with the error message that it cannot load the normal.dotm template on startup, and fails to save the template on closing the app. I have to trash the file from the template folder every time to stop this from happening. And then all my shortcuts are gone.

    This behaviour happens on all versions of Office 365 for Mac both on Sierra and High Sierra; it's completely reproducible.

    6 votes
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    • restore the right-click Autocorrect menu to Word 2016

      In ALL PREVIOUS VERSIONS OF WORD, if you misspelled a word, you could right click, and there, in the right-click menu, was an option for "Auto-Correct" with a fly-out menu to the right, with suggested words, and at the bottom "Autocorrect options." This menu allowed me to speed up my typing by adding corrections to the Autocorrect dictionary on the fly, letting Word learn my typing style and common mistakes.

      Now, this is hidden in File, Options, Autocorrect, behind a series of obscure menus that take time, and hinder my workflow. If I'm on a typing roll, and inspiration hits,…

      7 votes
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      • Why is Office for the Mac 2016 the ONLY version of office that doesn't allow you to customize ribbons.

        Why is Office for the Mac 2016 the ONLY version of office that doesn't allow you to customize ribbons. You took away the customizable toolbar that was in 2011, leaving 2016 customers with nothing, just a template of tiny icons at the top that aren't for experienced users. If you can customize the ribbon in 365, why won't you let us customize it in 2016? Why did you take this feature away? Is this a plot to get more money from your customers by forcing them to subscribe to the cloud-based Office.

        Bring back a customizable toolbar or ribbon.

        7 votes
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        • PC vs Mac features

          Make all features that are available in Microsoft PC also available for Mac users. I am fortunate enough to have both a PC and a Mac but it is very frustrating having to go between the 2 operating systems ... the function in particular is the Developer tab. I apparently cannot restrict editing on individual features in a document (say an image), only restrict editing by sections.

          24 votes
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          • Khmer Font Broken in Microsoft Word with OS X Sierra

            With the Sierra OS X update on the Mac, Khmer Unicode no longer fully renders correctly in Microsoft Word. This is a regression bug as Khmer Unicode previously worked on Mac OS X El Capitan.

            Sample Khmer text that renders incorrectly in Microsoft Word:
            ស្រស់
            ប្រើ

            Please fix this ASAP as it makes Microsoft Word useless to those of us who use it with the Khmer language.

            119 votes
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            • Word is unable to change Normal.dotm Template or to open it

              If you change Normal.dotm by adding Macros and/or changing styles, and the quit Word, when you open it again it will say "Unable to load general template".

              5 votes
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              • Mini tool bar needed

                Mini tool bar needed

                12 votes
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                • scroll bar

                  Scroll bar jumps to beginning of document as I scroll down...
                  only in draft view and only in occasional documents but it has worsened in the past one the file has become corrupt

                  I spent 3.5 hours with MS help trying to fix it and failed, II have spent 3 days trying to fix the file, its very annoying and will corrupt any other document I copy it into

                  3 votes
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                  • My word keeps crashing,(word for mac 2011,version 14.7.7), I lost lots of work, I hate it, please contact with me and tell me what I can do

                    After crashing, open it again, my word keeps opening various templates. Please tell me how to fix it. I use word a lot, but it keeps crashing stops me working.

                    2 votes
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                    • make an auto-save feature!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I lost a lot of work because I thought there was one. The expert told me thats on PC only.

                      make an auto-save feature!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I lost a lot of work because I thought there was one. The expert , after trying to recover my lost data unsuccessfully, told me thats on PC only.

                      15 votes
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                      • Font selection is not displayed

                        You can no longer tell which font you are looking for...they all look the same. you have to "hunt" for the right one. Put it back the way it was!!

                        3 votes
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                        • Customize Menus

                          It used to be possible to customize not only keyboard shortcuts and toolbars (tragically gone altogether now) but also the menus in Word, adding or removing any command you like. Bring that back, please.

                          4 votes
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                          • Please include the Editor Panel in the Mac version of Word! It's a shame that so many features for the PC are not included for Mac users.

                            Please include the Editor Panel in the Mac version of Word! It's a shame that so many features for the PC are not included for Mac users.

                            2 votes
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                            • restore comment numbering! PLEASE!

                              Please restore comment numbering. It is impossible to work with others on a document's edits without this feature. PLEASE>>HELP!

                              2 votes
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                              • Have way to open and edit PDF files in MS Word..this would be TREMENDOUSLY helpful!

                                Please allow opening/editing of PDF files in MS Word 365 for Mac, this would be tremendously helpful. Thanks

                                2 votes
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                                • MS WORD 2011 v14.7.7 too slow on IMAC any action shows rainbow umbrella

                                  MS WORD 2011 v14.7.7 too slow on IMAC any action shows rainbow umbrella -- when opening, when saving, almost anything causes rainbow umbrella

                                  1 vote
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                                  • Microsoft office/word 2016 printing one sided or double sided option need

                                    Whenever I print my documents, it automatically prints double side! Please have the option to print 1 side or double!

                                    2 votes
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                                    • Make "default" date and time work correctly. It does not save as default

                                      Make "default" date and time work correctly. It does not save as default

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                                      • 5 votes
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                                        • My Word keeps crashing but there are no updates available. This is terribly inconvenient. What can I do?

                                          My Word keeps crashing but there are no updates available. This is terribly inconvenient. What can I do?

                                          2 votes
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