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  1. Highlighting of text

    When you use certain systems i.e. word, outlook, etc. and want to highlight an area to opt, cut, paste - the highlighted area is very faint and it is struggle to see it.

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    • Saving a Custom Multilevel List

      At present, word for Mac forces me to create a new custom multilevel list every time I open word. In other words, it's not saving my custom list. However, I can avoid this by opening a previous file that contains the custom multilevel list, and a new section "Lists in current documents" appears, and I can select the list I want from there. Please make saving the custom list a feature in future updates

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      • Embed Other Files

        Please add the possibility of embedding files created outside of MS Office. This is crucial for my work. It is not only PDF, it is XML, .txt, .zip, anything. I get a file from my clients/colleagues and I need to ask people with Office for Windows to download the embedded object and send it to me...

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        • Provide options for searching/filtering citations in citation manager

          Simply, add the same features for citation manager found in the Windows versions where one can filter and search from the citations as well as see the citations in full

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          • Need full Thai Features for page number

            Need full Thai Features for page number

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              • End Sexist Discrimination in Word's synonym lists

                Hey !

                I'm french so I don't know how this is with other languages, but this is how it is in french :

                When I scroll down the synonym list of "feminine" I get two propositions : "female" and "masculine". And when I scroll down the list of synonyms for "masculine" I get a list full of superlatives such as " strong "," noble", " reproductive "," brave "," vigorous "or" firm ".

                I thought that it would be cool to remedy that, what do you think?

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                • Cannot import .bas files (macro) from pc word program and cannot create a button for a macro in quick bar, as in Word Mac 2011

                  In previous versions there is the option to create a button for a macro and to include this macro button in quick bar. Do restore that possibility.

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                  • Focus view to Word 2016

                    Please add Focus view to Word 2016 as well as to Office 365. You obviously have it ready to go (as it's available in 365) so please provide an update for Office 2016 to make this available.

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                    • Make the feature, "Turn off picture compression" available in Word 2016 for Mac.

                      Microsoft Word is the standard in the book publishing world for authors. Pictures must be at least 300 dpi. Many books are large files with multiple pictures/graphics. These are critical factors in book publishing. Word for Mac does not have an option to turn off pictures compression, Word does not do well when a document is more than 100 pages and includes pictures. Make Word for Mac the "go to" application for book writers. Get these features to perform. In the next update, add Turn off Picture compression as a feature.

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                      • Default footnote numerals

                        The default numbering for footnotes in Word for Mac is lower-case Roman numerals (i, ii, etc.) and has been since Word for Mac was first introduced. Please change the default to Arabic numerals (1, 2, etc.). I know how to make the change manually, but whenever I send a document elsewhere or cut and paste into a new document, it defaults to the lower-case Roman numerals. Very annoying.

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                        • (I swear) In my former edition (2011) I had a screen that looked like a Binder with wire on the side and tabs on the right. I could seperat

                          (I swear) In my former edition (2011) I had a screen that looked like a Binder with wire on the side and tabs on the right. I could seperate my work by tab in one file. Cannot find that format on new edition of Word.

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                          • Replace Function that Pauses Briefly before Moving to Next Find

                            Many times when I replace something, I would like to see the result for about half a second before moving to the next occurrence, just to be sure it’s working properly. The way Word works currently, it takes me to the next occurrence immediately without giving me a chance to see the effect of the replacement.

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                            • track changes on line as default

                              I do not know how Microsoft thinks its users use track changes. But this user HATES having track changes show up in a balloon on the right for a deletion. Why can't you simply let us decide as an option how we want to set up how track changes are shown or at least open up all new word documents in the same was as the last one was used? I hate needing to reset the track changes option every time I use it. Some people may like that but I would think most do not. Why not simply let…

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                              • allow format painter to be added to the quick access toolbar

                                If you leave the home tab, there is no easy access to the format painter command. when you are doing other tasks under other tabs but then need to change the format of a selection, you need to go back to the home tab first. that is very clumsy. i would like to be able to add it to the QAT but I am told by Microsoft support that this cannot be done. That is a serious omission. also, i have seen conflicting reports on keyboard shortcuts for the format painter as between excel and word. it is sometime command+shirt+C…

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                                  • Improve logic of merging documents

                                    It seems logical to me to start merging a data file with an open master document by clicking on "Mailings" and then on "Start Mail Merge," but in fact the only way I know of getting a document to print is to click "Mailings" and then "Preview Results." Since this does work, I look no further because I have learned this much about Microsoft: One never gets an inch from the bottom of the learning curve, regardless of how much effort one expends and one never hopes for logic.

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                                    • Fix Word for Mac

                                      You left a critical, reproducible bug in your last update of Word for Mac 2011 that keeps me from using files I was using the day before I updated. Please fix your mistake.

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                                      • Turn off "in line with text" and resize multiple images at once

                                        We should be able to turn off "in line with text" on an entire document so that we can select all document images at once AND be able to resize them in batch.

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