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  1. Get Word 2016 running correctly before your release it.

    Get Word 2016 running correctly before your release it. Docs do not reopen, a major hassle. Ribbon is always on at open, and many do not use it. No custom anything. The prototype is just that, not a finished product. Hope no one is actually paying for this.

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    • Fix the installer for Office 2016 as it hangs when nearly complete and fails to create icons for the different programmes.

      Fix the installer for Office 2016 as it hangs when nearly complete and fails to create icons for the different programmes.

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      • Bring back the Scan function to office programs

        Till Office 2010 it was possible to scan directly in the programs Word Excel etc. This feature was removed in 2013, only OnNote was able to scan. Now with Office 2016 It was removed completely.

        Please bring back this feature again. We, the users, need it!

        Thanks

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        • Add the download and install instructions to the automated emails for Office 365

          We recently added some additional Office 365 licenses, and received the automated email to notify of the license issue and billing updates.

          What was noticeably missing was an automated email explaining how to actually download and install the license on the user's machine. And - as is the case with almost every other aspect of Office 365 administration - the online help files were inaccurate and almost completely useless.

          As a result, I spent 90 minutes on the phone to technical support - most of which was waiting in a queue, naturally - before being talked through the otherwise undocumented…

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          • Bring back grammar style check for spaces between sentences.

            I do transcription, and some of my clients want single spacing between sentences and some want double. Please bring back the option to set this parameter. Again, Microsoft doing away with something that people actually use.

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            • Arabic for Office for Mac

              Arabic text support is still missing in Office for Mac. Even with Office 2016 Preview for Mac I can't type correct Arabic text in Excel cells.

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              • word 2016 style pane corrupt or buggy after update

                after some update this December one user lost macros and all users with 2016 can no longer use the styles pane. Selecting a style in the break-out pane window results in random selection and application of style. Our only resolution has been to downgrade to 2013.

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                • Update messed up Outlook

                  I was suggested on another MS forum o post here.
                  I am running Windows 10 Home. I have Office 2010 installed. After the 12/13/2015 Windows update, not only were a lot of my defaults modified, such as the default browser and default apps for opening files, I can no longer able to modify the quick access toolbar in Outlook. I had it displayed under the ribbon with various functions that I use often; it is now back on top with the minimal functions so I have to pick what I need from the ribbon, plus options I modify do not…

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                  • Allow users to disable the auto-hiding scrollbar in Word 2013

                    Word 2013 seems to hide the scrollbar after a few seconds of 'inactivity' in the document. I find this delayed animation distracting while reading a document. It also hides an important source of contextual information about where I am in the document when I'm reviewing documents from others.

                    Please allow users the option of disabling the auto-hiding scrollbar.

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                    • When you save a PowerPoint slide as an image file, the resolution is not okay

                      The resolution of a saved slide as an image (jpeg for example) is only 96 DPI. You can fix this by following the instructions in this article by Motifolio: http://www.motifolio.com/tips2.html

                      Is this really necessary? Why is a high resolution (300 DPI) image not standard?

                      Hanne Vandeursen
                      www.msofficestories.com

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                      • Support modern HTML in email messages

                        The Word based HTML viewer in Outlook lacks support for modern HTML layout features with the result that HTML email and pages in RSS feeds often fail to render properly because they're designed to be read in a browser; not something that's trying to pretend the last decade+ of HTML standardization hasn't happened.

                        The Office team needs to either invest heavily in adding modern HTML rendering support to Word/Outlook; or integrate IE/Edge as a rendering option again.

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                        • update documentation for Windows update Trouble shooter

                          MS Windows Update Troubleshooter (Win XP-Win 8):
                          https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/kb/2714434

                          Please update this documentation to confirm it works with Win 10, or not. If it does not, provide a link to the Win 10 version of this tool.

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                          • 64 bit Office 2016 for Mac

                            Mac version of Office still does not support 64 bit - this is crazy - as the name suggests we are now almost in 2016 not 1995!
                            I need 64 bit Excel for some very heavy complex modelling spreadsheets, which are essential to my work, with 32 bit they are unusable.
                            I therefore have to use boot camp to run Windows on my Macbook Pro - works great - but I would rather not have the hassle of constant switching and incompatible (for saving) file systems.

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                            • outlook app - sync people to device contact

                              In mobile apps, OWA app has a feature that allow synchronizing the contacts with device contact, however this feature is not available in OUTLOOK app. my suggestion to add this feature to the outlook app as well.

                              Thanks..
                              Husain

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                              • Fix the incompatibilities between the Click-to-Run installers and the Installer based versions of office apps

                                We are continually running into issues with your online installers and the installer based installs. It would be good if the two would play nicely together. A recent example was a user that added Project to their Office 365 licensing. We sent them to the online portal after assigning the license in the admin console. However, when they started the installer, it errored out because Office had been installed via the installer versions. Now we're having to send out a tech to install it for the user.

                                7 votes
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                                • Go back to the icons in Office you had in 2010 version.

                                  Your older icons were more visually appealing and FAR more visually informative. It was clearer what they were for AND they had color that really helped differentiate among them. In copying Apple's thin design style, you have made Office far less easy to use.

                                  10 votes
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                                  • Stop resetting "Options" to MS defaults with Office 2016 updates

                                    There are certain "Options" that we change to our own preferences in MS-Office (Word, Outlook, Excel); default fonts, margins, line spacing... The last several Office 2016 updates have reset many of these options back to the MS defaults. Please correct the update process so that it does not sabotage our document preferences.

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                                    • Mathematics Add-In 2016 for 64bit Office

                                      There has been always the Add-In supported to 64bit Office, why is it now officially stopped to support 64bit Office?

                                      In referral to this help community:
                                      http://answers.microsoft.com/de-de/office/forum/office_2016-outlook/mathematics-add-in-unter-office-2016-word-und/3c545a56-0a85-4b84-869b-f24cf6153c7f?page=2

                                      For me, Windows 10 is of course 64bit to use my more than 4GB RAM, Scince Office 2013 I am using Office 64bit, scince then I had never got any crash again, because of Office having too less memory or whatever.

                                      Its wonderfull workign with Office 64bit.

                                      Now I updated from Office 2013 to 2016 and I needed to reinstall the Mathematics Add-In to make it work. Voila, the error is saying, that…

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                                      • Add charts and embedding of Excel data into Publisher

                                        Allow charts/graphs from Excel to be put into Publisher, just like they can be in PowerPoint. Publisher is a publishing tool and when making infographics, one has to use PowerPoint slides sized to the appropriate paper size rather than use Publisher.

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                                        • Update technote download page

                                          The technote trials site STILL (Jan 2016) has not been updated to include Office 2016.

                                          People are looking for the Pro Plus installer so they can activate HUP licenes

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