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Microsoft Office Excel

Microsoft Office Excel is a commercial spreadsheet application.

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Avg rating of 3.1 (9)| 10 comments
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Microsoft Office Excel Features

  1.  Import CSV DataMicrosoft Office Excel can import data from a CSV (Comma seperated values) file.
  2.  Dark ModeMicrosoft Office Excel supports dark mode for comfortable usage in low light conditions.
  3.  Support for scriptingMicrosoft Office Excel supports scripts and macros to automate or customize tasks.

Microsoft Office Excel information

  • Developed byMicrosoft
  • LicensingProprietary and Commercial product.
  • PricingOne time purchase ranging between $120 and $500, and / or subscription that costs between $5 and $13.
  • RatingAverage rating of 3.1
  • Alternatives110 alternatives listed

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  • English
  • Arabic
  • Catalan; Valencian
  • Croatian
  • Czech
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • Finnish
  • French
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
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  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Chinese
  • Slovak
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Thai
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian
  • Vietnamese

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Our users have written 10 comments and reviews about Microsoft Office Excel, and it has gotten 497 likes

Microsoft Office Excel was added to AlternativeTo by Mogelfar on and this page was last updated . Microsoft Office Excel is sometimes referred to as Excel, MS Excel, Microsoft Excel.

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schackb
  
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Whenever I try to open Excel, it always asks for my Office 365 school or work password no matter how many times I have entered it before. I contacted Microsoft support, but they transferred me twice, and then said technical support would cost $149. I contacted my university support, and they said to re-download Office, so I'm trying that now.

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Microsoft Excel supports checkboxes differently from iWork Numbers. In Excel, go to Excel menu –> Preferences –> View –> In Ribbon, Show –> Developer tab. Then, go to Developer –> Check Box. But the check boxes overlay on top of the spreadsheet –– they do not go in line with the cells. On the other hand, in Numbers, go to Format –> Cell –> Data Format –> Checkbox. The format of the cell changes to an inline checkbox which formulae can refer to via the address of the cell. When exporting a spreadsheet from Numbers format to Excel format, the checkboxes turn into boolean text –– either TRUE or FALSE.

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lharolds
  
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As much as I like Open Source software, I have not found a proper replacement for Excel. Excel just rules... I do hope one day that this will be different. Looking at you Calc!

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WolfgangT
  
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Two contradicting that makes no sense to me:

  1. Max file length 260 characters.
  2. If you set the character limit, means somehow you do take the FULL path into consideration right? then why can't I open 2 excel with the same name? Don't shove the responsibility to COM server or the user, this is obviously flaw! LibreOffice does not have such problem.

To be fair, I still prefer its UI (ribbon and stuff) compare to LibreOffice, may it be habit or what not.

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shiqihang83
  
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Too many "features" that makes it possible for the user to accidentally render the whole thing unusable, e.g. trust center can disable basic functions such as saving by checking checkboxes, and are sneaky enough to evade search once set. Also, there is no simple "back to defaults" shortcut that undoes such disbilitating damages. You'll have to dig and guess and google for why it suddenly breaks.

As Windows forces new updates onto you everyday, probability that you wake up one day to find your old documents unusable approaches one.

Since it has become Microsoft policy to plan for its "outdated" (but working) software products to expire and replaced by "up-to-date" (but prone to failure) replacements, one day we'll have Excel too complicated to perform simple functions that many use VScode plugins instead.

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ravihl
  
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worst ever and they stopped support to office for mac 2016 already & want to force you to buy their yearly subscription!! This whole subscription business is getting on my nerves, having to pay it yearly.

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nicotate
  
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Excel is useful for keeping track of inventories and pretty much anything else. But it can be confusing to use.

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niclasdaniels
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Lots of features, widely used and well-integrated with cloud services.

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