Excel for Windows (Mobile Application)

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  1. Open multiple windows

    Add an option to open a new instance of the application. This would make it very useful to compare two spreadsheets side by side.

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      0 comments  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Pivot Table support

      I have lots of Excel spreadsheets with Pivot Tables.

      It would be really useful being able to "Refresh" my Pivot Table after updating the source table.

      Of course this is just the basic part. Being able to create pivot tables would also be very useful.

      2 votes
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        0 comments  ·  PivotTables and Power Pivot  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Excel with macro (and VBA) on Tablet and Mobile

        we need (I'm not alone!!) as soon possible the possibility to use Excel with macro (and VBA) on Tablet and Mobile

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          3 comments  ·  Macros and Add-ins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Allow Excel to link with OneNote for creation and use of Chemistry labs

          I would like to create chemistry labs within OneNote (Class Notebook) and have the data link to an Excel file embedded within the OneNote lab. Then when students enter their data into the OneNote file, then it updates to an Excel file that has more "teacher information." I can then grade their lab reports more efficiently and paperless and have access to everything from anywhere.

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            0 comments  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Need a way to convert row to json

            Need a way to convert row to json

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            • Really hope that you're not closing this (and Word/Powerpoint) for desktop users

              I really hope that you are not closing this down as it is really useful for small form-factor tablets where you don't need and don't want a full desktop experience (and don't want to "waste" a licence on it).

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              • Drop down

                Enable Drop down lists

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                  0 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • need to call from within app!

                  Listen, there are a lot of cases when I need to call right witnin from phone numbers' column.
                  Why not? So, you let me call within Maps or Edge, and not from anywhere.

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                    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • A new product: Excel Dynamic

                    I think Microsoft have a hug opportunity to improve Excel by introducing an icon-based add-on to Excel. This add-on will be used to do dynamic calculations (i.e. any calculations where you are looking at how things are changing over time) and will use the notation from system dynamics software (for examples, see sysdea.com or stella architect by iseesystems.com). The add-on will collapse the time series for any variable into one icon, and will make use of arrows to show causal connections between variables (rather than using confusing and error-prone cell references). These icons will make an important visual distinction between…

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                      0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Pivot

                      I build our company stats. Having the ability to have pivot tables with full slicer and filter support would have a major impact on mobile use of excel.

                      I was surprised that this was not the case with using excel via windows continuum

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                        0 comments  ·  PivotTables and Power Pivot  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Enable/disable autosave

                        It is not possible to disable autosaving. In android Excel mobile app this option is.

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                          0 comments  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • A button that switches to excel desktop

                          Should be a button that switches to excel desktop when you need a feature that's in desktop version.

                          Too much of a pain to close the mobile app, open desktop excel, find the file .....

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                            0 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Ability to open any file, even if not editable

                            Just as the iOS version, all files can be opened, not all can be edited or all functions are available. However, all can be opened.

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                              4 comments  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • 17 votes
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                                4 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • "Custom properties linked to cells"

                                Windows Phone 10
                                Excel App
                                Opening Workbook gives error:
                                "File cannot be opened. This version of Microsoft Excel can’t open workbooks with:
                                - Custom properties linked to cells"
                                Same file opens without issue in Windows Phone 8.1 or Office for Android or Office for iPhone

                                6 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Application Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • inventory

                                  allow phone cam to add photos to inventory objects then sync to pc.

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                                    0 comments  ·  Charting, Mapping and Visualizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Make UPS billing auto populate

                                    Populate the spreadsheet automatically with shipper name and receiver name with exact cost line for line and no convoluted discounts and distractions for long term data storage.

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                                      0 comments  ·  Data Import  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                                      • Transfer Macros to readable program from relationsional programming

                                        after recording a relationsional macro allow it to be translated in to program language.

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