Microsoft Accessibility Feedback

Welcome to Microsoft’s Accessibility Feedback forum. We are very interested in learning more about what products, features, and tools will delight our customers. Please share your ideas with us and remember to vote for ideas posted by others that you also think are great.

If you accidentally came here in need of technical support, please reach out to our Microsoft Disability Answer Desk team

I suggest you ...


Enter your idea and we'll search to see if someone has already suggested it.

If a similar idea already exists, you can support and comment on it.

If it doesn't exist, you can post your idea so others can support it.

Enter your idea and we'll search to see if someone has already suggested it.

  • Hot ideas
  • Top ideas
  • New ideas
  • My feedback
  1. Excel eyestrain from glare of white background...

    There needs to be an option to reduce the default Excel white worksheet color to gray or beige.

    Please don't suggest using the Windows 'High contrast mode', which is worse. High contrast helps people who need the added contrast for legibility.

    But for reduced eyestrain, LOWER contrast is needed. A grayish or beige background should be an option for the worksheet cell area -- better yet, allow the user to select their ideal color from a color picker.

    It's ridiculous that there's a dozen different options for "background" like "Calligraphy", and 3 different options for "theme" (Colorful, Gray, White), but…

    4 votes
    Sign in
    or sign in with
    • facebook
    • google
      Password icon
      Signed in as (Sign out)

      We’ll send you updates on this idea

      2 comments  ·  Excel - Office Accessibility  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Don't see your idea?

    Feedback and Knowledge Base