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Excel for Mobile Devices, Tablets, Phones (Android, iOS, Windows Mobile)

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  1. Add word wrap

    Add word wrap.

    3 votes
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  2. Add the Paste Speacial -> Transpose feature

    Add the Paste Speacial -> Transpose feature

    16 votes
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  3. Add Dark Themes to Excel for Android

    I use excel to record my temperature when I wake up every morning and having a blindingly bright screen flash in my face in a dark room is very painful. We already have dark themes for the computer versions, why not add them to the android versions too?

    12 votes
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  4. Dual-color cell fill

    The iPad version of Excel only allows for a single color cell fill, unlike the PC version which allows dual-colors with various affects. A dual-color cell fill (or at least display from a dual-color cell PC file) would be helpful.

    7 votes
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  5. Allow more flexibility with charts, such as modifying the axis scales (min, max,units, etc.)

    The graph may be totally useless, as the axis start at x=0 and y=0 in a XY graph (for example, when data becomes a tight group).

    15 votes
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  6. Calculations Options

    It will be useful to have an options to have Automatic and Manual calculation as in PC. When working on large workbook with multiple linked sheet, it take several seconds/minutes to add data/transactions into excel as every entry is recalculated. With Automatic and Manual calculations options, one can disable auto calculate, complete a task and re-enable it. This allow quick completion of task on phone, tablet etc. Please this is difference from Auto save.
    Thanks

    7 votes
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  7. hold down command key for keyboard shortcuts

    I would like that, as in native iOS apps such as Safari, holding down the Command key for a few seconds displays a cheat sheet of keyboard shortcuts available in Excel.

    4 votes
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  8. Slider or Scroll Bar via Data Validation

    I would like to see a slider or scroll bar become an in-cell data validation option (just as I'd like to see a date picker for dates and a new checkbox option).

    This feature could be integrated into the "Whole number" validation criteria with a simple checkbox like "Show scroll bar".

    When you double-click or double-tap the cell to edit the value, the scrollbar could appear immediately below or above the cell, as shown in the attached image. (For this image, I used a form field scroll bar, but I think it gets the point across).

    I'd like to see…

    8 votes
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  9. Format transfer (similar to the "brush" function in Excel for Windows).

    I would like in Excel for iPad formatting transferred (similar to the "brush" function in Excel for Windows).

    7 votes
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  10. 2 votes
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  11. 2 votes
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  12. 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.

    12 votes
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  13. Voice commands

    Inputting on a touch screen is not as efficient without a keyboard or a mouse. Voice commands like "select cell a1" and "copy A1 till A5 paste in B1" could be useful.

    10 votes
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  14. Please add the feature to Excel for Android. This is the ability to create custom number (cell) format as it is in Windows. I need numbers t

    Please add the feature to Excel for Android. This is the ability to create custom number (cell) format as it is in Windows. I need numbers to add units of quantity. Pre-defined is only currency unit on Android. I am adding "m²", "kg" and the like. Thank you.

    10 votes
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  15. Inside cell border option

    The options for border have various combinations, including 'all border' and 'only outside borders'. But it does not include options for inside a grid of cells such as 'inner vertical lines', 'inner horizontal lines' and 'only inside borders'.

    Please add these variations as they critical to format files with multiple rows and columns. On the PC version, these are available under the 'more borders' option but the same is not present in the mobile version. Kindly add this functionality.

    3 votes
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  16. Permit use of Draw for marking up and adding numbers, text,etc when using "Freeze Pane" for Headers. Was functional before latest update.

    Allow use of "Draw" functions at the same time using "Freeze Pane" functions. This was possible before the 4/13/2017 update.

    8 votes
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  17. 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.

    13 votes
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  18. Touch Keyboard bug on IPad Pro 10.5 with excel

    The new iPad Pro uses a slightly larger keyboard and I’ve noticed that there is a bug when you swap from ABC to 123 on the keyboard (the abc...123 google button on the bottom right)

    If you tap on it, it will change your keyboard to a more numeric centric one.

    However, the ABC...123 button from that point is now hidden by the keyboard itself; this is because the program appears to code to have that frame follow the keyboard if the user moves the touch keyboard.

    Since the IPad Pro has a larger keyboard than most IOS devices, the…

    3 votes
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  19. Add spell check feature

    Spelling checker is a must for Android user since we are using virtual keyboard

    15 votes
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  20. App Freeze IOS

    The newest version release July 10, 2017 has major user issues.
    First I was experiencing saving errors at random times. The ipads have internet on them and I figure it was because it lost communication to server it gave a error message of conflicted copy of workbook and need to save copy to continue. That still is a issue.

    Second: Cant hide tabs in workbook after July 10, 2017 update. When I attempt to hide tabs within a workbook the app freezes for about a minute then closes down. Once I reopen the app then it opens but any data…

    2 votes
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