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  1. issues pasting into excel for iOS

    When pasting into excel, it adds a blank row as a header and a footer

    How it happens:
    I select a row of cells in Numbers (2 or more cells)
    I copy those cells
    I go to paste the cells into Excel
    The cells get pasted into a row below the one I have selected, and have a header and foot added to them of blank cells

    I am able to get around the issue by pasting from Numbers into an Excel file using a different app "OfficeSuite", so I don't believe the issue is to do with Numbers

    Even…

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    • Still cannot open spreadsheets with multiple hidden columns (Excel for IOS 2.1)

      This is the third link I receive in response to where I should post the problem.
      Follows the problem as well as the link with the posts
      Microsoft has made several updates available to try to fix the problem, but spreadsheets with multiple hidden columns remain unopened due to a bug. Currently the version of Excel for IOS is 2.1, but the problem continues to occur. Please Microsoft help us and correct this problem. We are waiting.

      Version 1.31 works without problems, all subsequent updates present the problem after updating the app.
      I tested files with several hidden columns. If…

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      • V2.0 autocomplete really breaks barcode scanning-- need option to turn off.

        V2.0 autocomplete is 'faster' -- so it causes a HUGE issue for barcode scanning. This shouldn't have been a surprise to development since it started to an issue posted here in 2016... but now V2.0 makes it faster and more of an issue.... PLEASE give us the option to turn it off in iOS or option to install old version until fixed. This totally broke our workflow and there is no way to fix it ourselves. We have the option to disable autocomplete on the desktop version, but those properties don't stay with the file, so opening on OneDrive via…

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        • Open files

          Just updated to 2.0.3 and now I can't open my files. What are you doing ...... let me go back to my previous vs.

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          • Add the option to copy cells as an image.

            Before the update today (April 11, 2017), when I copied a group of cells, it would automatically paste them into messenger on my iPad as an image. Today's update now paste that same group of cells as an unformatted conglomeration of ****. It is really terrible. By doing away with the copy as image function, I've now added an hour and a half to my workday. Everyday...

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            • It should be possible to pin spreadsheets to the home screen

              T should be possible to in frequently accessed spreadsheets to the home screen so they can be opened with one tap. This would be similar to. How you can add frequently used web pages from safari.

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              • Excel is inaccessible for VoiceOver users after the April 11th update

                I am a VoiceOver user and usually use Excel for the desktop. Occasionally, I have to take my worksheets on the road and need to edit them. I went on a trip to New Orleans from February 12 to February 22. During my trip, I could navigate around my worksheets and edit the cells. After the April 11 update, I tried to take an excel spreadsheet on the road but couldn't navigate the spreadsheet or edit the cells. Proper regression testing would have caught this problem. Please fix it hopefully in the next update.
                Thanks so much.

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                • Make the share workbook function work on Iphone

                  With Excel,
                  I'm on turning on, the track workbook function, on my Pc (window 10, with office 365 business)
                  Everything is fine on every computer.
                  But, once we try to open it on our cellphone with the excel app, it doesn't work and don't let us opening it.
                  It saying: The content can't be take in charge
                  This document include content that can't be take in charge.
                  To modify a copy with out this content, press save a copy

                  Anyone can explain to me why this function isn't available on the excel app?

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                  • Add feature to auto log out for users.

                    In our manufacturing plant, we use MS products to display much of our training materials. Currently we are having each user log into their own 365 account so they can access individualized training sent to them via their onedrive accounts. The problem is that when you log out, the user must go into settings and reapply the option to reset user credentials every single time. The setting does not stay set. Every time it performs the function it inverts back to being off. The next user then can not log in. Also I would really like if the software would…

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                    • Wireless Mouse support within IOS Office (as Citrix did with the X1 Mouse)

                      Apples lacking native support for mice limits us with IOS Office.

                      Please consider mouse support directly within IOS Office. Maybe a partnership with Citrix to add support for the X1 Mouse?

                      (Link to show Citrix X1 Mouse) http://store.citrix.com/store/citrix/en_US/pd/ThemeID.28169600/productID.317779200)

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                      • Integrate with google drive

                        I belong to an organisation the uses a Google account. All our documents are stored on google drive. MS Office doesn't support Google Drive as a "place" so I can't access and edit documents on google drive from Excel for iOS. I can open a spreadsheet from the Google drive app but it opens in Excel as read only and I can't save changes back to google drive.

                        Please add google drive as a "place" in MS Office apps for iOS.

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                          0 comments  ·  Collaboration and Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Add scroll bars on excel and word to navigate large sheets and documents

                          I work with large database files from counties, which Excel handles easily. The problem is getting around on these large sheets of 200 columns by 30,000 rows. Swiping makes it impossible to effectively view or edit these files. I am amazed that Excel accepts these files without a problem, but I need scroll bars to access different parts of the sheet. Even lowly PDF readers have these!

                          The same problem exists formlarge Word documents.

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                          • Keyboard Shortcut to Edit Active Cell (like F2)

                            Excel for iPad needs a hardware keyboard shortcut to "Edit the active cell and put the insertion point at the end of its contents." This is the F2 function in Excel for PC. This shortcut is very important for people who rely on the arrow keys to navigate spreadsheets.

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                              • Add ability to show/hide and move equation and r-squared value as elements for linear trendline

                                Currently the only way to see the equation and r-squared value for a linear trendline is to use a quick layout. If you do that, you can not hide either the equation or the R-squared, and more importantly, you can not move it around on the chart so that it doesn't overlap other elements. Also, I'd prefer to see enabling the equation and R-squared as part of the Elements option as opposed to that being kind of hidden under layouts.

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                                • To amend the function paste on multiple cells

                                  After the update of April 11, 2017, when I try to copy the DATA of a one cell, isn't possible to paste it into a multiple cells

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                                  • Amend the function past on excel for iPad

                                    To amend the function paste on multiple cells on excel for iPad

                                    After the update of April 11, 2017, when I try to copy the DATA of a one cell, isn't possible to paste it into a multiple cells

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                                    • Conditional formatting

                                      I have a spreadsheet which I set up in Office using some Conditional Formatting relating to the date today. I had used a custom setting which when viewed on Office 365 on iPad displayed perfectly. After the latest excel update on iPad the custom setting no longer works. When I changed the setting to one of the defaults it worked perfectly again. So there seems to be a problem after the latest update.

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                                      • increase width of dropdown lists

                                        As is use data validation to create drowdown lists i am in need of a higher width of those lists using excel iOs App.

                                        The entries are very long so that i can only see the beginning. The decision which entry should be taken must be made at the end.

                                        I would like to increase the width of a dropdown list manually. Please improve this asap.

                                        Many thanks in Advance.

                                        2 votes
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                                        • Add ability to add polynomial (or at least quadratic) trendline via elements for a scatter plot

                                          Scatter plots for Scientific data measured by students often fit a parabola shaped trendline, i.e. a polynomial trendline with an order of 2. If supporting a polynomial trendline like desktop Excel is too computationally intensive, how about at least supporting a quadratic trendline (i.e. polynomial or order 2) inlcuidng the ability to show the equation and r-squared value. This would allow students to use iPad Excel to make predictions from data analysis done with the iPad.

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