Excel for iPad & iPhone (iOS)

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  1. Add full pivot table functionality

    I can’t imagine why such a powerful feature has been so truncated for my iPad, we really need a fully functional Pivot table feature added to excel for the iPad, this is one of the few things holding me back from just ditching my laptop completely.

    24 votes
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      1 comment  ·  PivotTables and Power Pivot  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 4 votes
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        10 comments  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Pivot tables with all standard features

        All standard, advanced features for iPad. Especially create pivot tables, change them, vba etc

        18 votes
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          0 comments  ·  PivotTables and Power Pivot  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Please support "Excel" links from external workbooks…

          Excel Online does not support links from external workbooks…

          2 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Data Import  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Splitscreen

            We should have the option to compare two spreadsheets or two workbooks side by side.

            11 votes
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              0 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Create Pivot table

              I just got an iPad Pro and was forced to subscribe in order to edit spreadsheets in excel. It is costing over $150 per year to do the same thing I was doing before. What I would pay this amount if I can’t even create a simple pivot table? It has no additional functions for this price tag that is of any use to me. If there is no update in the next month, im going to scrap this app and go back to Numbers, which doesn’t charge me.

              2 votes
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                0 comments  ·  PivotTables and Power Pivot  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Csv

                Simply build in support for opening CVS files. A number of websites that I use to pull down reports and data only export delimited files. I can only open them in Apple Numbers to mixed results. This should absolutely be functionality that the IOS app should take ownership of.

                8 votes
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                  0 comments  ·  Data Import  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Ability to name cells/ranges

                  Name and define cells and cell ranges as in the desktop version.

                  2 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Excel for iPad version 2.5 vs. 2.6

                    Hi all,
                    I apologize is this is not "the place" to make requests like this but the other MSFT forum is oddly quiet on this issue:
                    On 10/9, version 2.6 of Excel was released. Nowwhere did it indicate that it was for only a specific version of IOS for iPad. On the contrary, it gave highlights for iPad Pro and regular iPad.

                    The update version is unusable for regular iPad users (not having an iPad Pro, I can't comment on it). The application opens ok, displays the files list ok, but crashes when one is selected to be opened without…

                    4 votes
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                      1 comment  ·  Application Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 2 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Macros and Add-ins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Allow for two documents to be open at the same time.

                        Allow for two documents to be open at the same time.

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                          0 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Мумнож; линейн; мопред и тд

                          I want to use all functional of functions for work with matrix. Could you help me ? I don’t know how to use those functions on my iPhone or my iPad.
                          I listed the names of functions from the Russian version of Excel.

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                            0 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Drag and drop on ios11

                            Use drag and drop to import files and photos from other apps (including 3rd party and office apps)

                            5 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  Data Import  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • i want to view 2 screens on my excel ipad

                              i want to view 2 screens on my excel ipad

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                                0 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Fraud

                                Mi API

                                1 vote
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                                  0 comments  ·  Printing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • would be great to insert page breaks in work book

                                  would be great to insert page breaks

                                  3 votes
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                                    2 comments  ·  Printing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Hyperlink for iPad using link function. Try testing . Three months several updates still no use.

                                    Excel for iPad hyperlink option .
                                    I have created a simple file Test.xlsx , two sheets T1 & T2 which I have sent.
                                    When I try to open link error message. Sorry we couldn,t open link.
                                    the link address may be invalid, or you may not have permission to open it. No clue to which one is the problem.
                                    I have tried to get help for months now , several updates , 6 people and using web sites to get answer but not working. Could you review file attached and get hyperlink to work then email solution so I can…

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                                      0 comments  ·  Application Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Iteration

                                      In my case I want to be able to enter a number in one cell, then use this number in a formula and let the result only have two numbers behind the comma. In order to use the „round formula“ in the same box as the „sum formula“, the Iteration option is needed.

                                      3 votes
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                                        0 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Expedite fix for known problem regarding failure to load .xlsx files

                                        Expedite fix for known problem regarding failure to load .xlsx files

                                        3 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Application Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • "Show formulas". This function is essential!

                                          In order to use excel on ipad to our exams, it needs "Show formulas". This function is essential!

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