Excel for iPad & iPhone (iOS)

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  1. Excel not opening files on iPad

    Crashes when about to open a file. Not a memory or update issue

    1 vote
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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.

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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…

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

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

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          • 4 votes
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              9 comments  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • 1 vote
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                0 comments  ·  Charting, Mapping and Visualizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • passcode lock the app

                the ability to add passcode to open the app like onedrive has

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                  0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • printing to pdf file and save in Dropbox would be very helpful

                  printing to pdf file and save in Dropbox would be very helpful

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                    0 comments  ·  Printing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • disable auto-download missing fonts in cellular please

                    This download makes a huge data cost and has little use, because you can always show the fonts' names in the "Start". So please make an option to DISABLE this feature while the iphone is in mobile network.

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                    • Support for the files app

                      To be able to save to the files app and iCloud (and remove the need for an iPad/iPhone tab)

                      2 votes
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                      • Drag and drop on ios11

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

                        4 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  Data Import  ·  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.

                          5 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Data Import  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • 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.

                            9 votes
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                              0 comments  ·  PivotTables and Power Pivot  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • would be great to insert page breaks in work book

                              would be great to insert page breaks

                              2 votes
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                                0 comments  ·  Printing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Touch ID support for opening files

                                Request support for Touch ID in Excel iOS.

                                Touch ID works in OneDrive however when I want to open a file in Excel I need to login in with my password.

                                Touch ID support would be a very nice feature.

                                2 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Splitscreen

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

                                  3 votes
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                                    0 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Quick scrolling on Excel and Word

                                    I use very large files on Excel because I am importing data from government sources.
                                    On Windows/Mac, there are scroll bars for navigation.
                                    The data can have hundreds of thousands of rows. is there some method to quickly navigate these files on IOS, like a way to turn on scroll bars/ hidden gestures,etc? using swiping is of course, ludicrous on large files like these! Excel for IOS importa the dataeffortlessly, but I cant move around quickly (I cannot swipethrough a 50,000 record file!)

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                                      0 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Ability to create array formulas

                                      Since Excel For iPad can evaluate properly array formulas, the abilility to create new ones must be added:
                                      - with a dedicated (crt sht enter) button
                                      - while pressing crt sht enter on physical keyboards

                                      2 votes
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                                      • Full version for iPad (Pro at LEAST)

                                        I got an iPad pro to use for school and it's very frustrating to have limited graphing capabilities. I bought Office 365 and would want full access everywhere.

                                        3 votes
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                                        • Pivot tables with all standard features

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

                                          9 votes
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