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New Features for Excel October 2023

31 October 2023

This month sees several new features rolling out across Excel for the web, Windows and Mac.  The Automate Work button, Formula Authoring Enhancements and ‘Queries and Connection’ pane are now available in Excel for the web.  Furthermore, web connector enhancements and ‘Optimized Narrator Screen Announcements’ have started rolling out to users of Excel for Windows.  Finally, checkboxes in cells and the ability to control your data conversions come to Insider users [on Excel for Windows].

There are other additions for this month’s updates though.  The full list is as follows:

Excel for the web

  • ‘Automate Work’ button
  • Formula authoring enhancements
  • ‘Queries and Connections’ Pane

Excel for Windows

  • Checkboxes in cells (Insiders)
  • Control data conversions
  • Web connector enhancements
  • Optimising Screen Narrator Announcements

Excel for Mac

  • Control data conversions.


 As always, we'll be detailing these updates in our December newsletter.  Please remember we have virtual / online training in Excel which you can find out more about here.  If you are not already a subscriber, why not sign up at the bottom of any SumProduct web page?