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

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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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.

    3 votes
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  4. Bug issue. On Excel, when i have an external data connection via the web, for instance, on iPhone it is not in that yet. So the issue is why

    When i have an external data connection via the web, for instance, on iPhone it is not in that yet. So the issue is why does it disconnect the one on my PC, just because the iPhone version doesn't work yet? It should say (as it does) that the link is not going to work, but then not disconnect the link permanently, because then I have to re-insert it every time I use the PC version.

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  5. Fuzzy Lookup for Excel IPad

    Would be great to have fuzzy lookup on the iPad and iPhone versions of excel.

    4 votes
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  6. Make it stop re-inserting rows

    You can improve Excel for Android by making it stop re-inserting rows after they've been deleted. This happens all the time and it creates an awful nuisance when trying to navigate a small spreadsheet.

    2 votes
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  7. Modern Excel charts also available for IOS

    It would be good to have modern charts also available in Excel for Ipad: Waterfall, Sunburst, treemap... Currently they are available for Windows, MacOS, Android but not on IOS. Thanks.

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  8. Virtual trackpad does not work well

    When you in a text box in Excel with the on-screen keyboard and iOS 9+, you should be able to use the virtual trackpad to move the cursor around the text box (pressing and holding the keyboard with two fingers). This works well in all iOS first-party apps and MS Word.

    However in Excel there are three problems:
    - once you double tap a text box to edit the text box and press the keyboard with two fingers, the cursor jumps to another place. This should not happen.
    - you cannot move the cursor vertically, the cursor stays on the…

    2 votes
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  9. please make a way for shapes (and text boxes, pictures, etc.) to snap to the grid

    please make a way for text boxes to snap to the grid

    4 votes
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  11. Excel iPad-App - Wie kann man Seitenumbrüche einfügen?!

    Excel iPad-App - Wie kann man Seitenumbrüche einfügen?!

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  12. Excel should not create "Email attachments" onedrive folder

    Why have Office for iOS apps just started creating the "Email attachments" folder in onedrive? I do not use this folder and because on Windows I have my onedrive mapped as "My Documents" and have it appearing on the Windows bar I now cannot see all the folders I want to access on the Windows bar.

    If I delete the folder in Windows or in the onedrive app on iOS, it reappears as soon as I open an office app on iOS. I am using a 4th gen iPad with up to date iOS and apps.

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  13. Wie kann ich bei einer bereits erstellten Datei eine Öffnungssperre einrichten

    Wie sperre ich eine Datei die bereits eingerichtet ist. Sie soll nur mit meinem Code zu öffnen sein

    Vielen vielen Dank!

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  14. XLT Files Don't Appear in Cloud Browsers

    XLT and files with related extensions (like XLTX) don't appear in the cloud service browsers like Egnyte and Box, which is very frustrating. Is there an official way of getting to and opening these files?

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  15. Select a non-rectangular area (discontiguous discontinuous selection)

    Make it possible to select a non-rectangular area using only fingers (maybe holding some kind of button).
    Please!

    3 votes
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  16. Merge Across option.

    Please provide the "Merge Across" option under edits on our iPads because it doesn't even exist. It exists in Windows PC, but some how this option is not available in our iPads. Basically the Merge Across option lets you merge two or more tabs across.

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  17. 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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  18. Please, add Khmer font to Microsoft Exel for Android

    Please, add Khmer font to Microsoft Exel for Android

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  19. Add "open in" functionality

    Add "Open In" functionality to Excel for iOS (and Word and PowerPoint). This would allow the user to open an Excel file in other applications.

    22 votes
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  20. Shared login with Outlook

    With the iOS office suite I am required to login to each app separately, which can be quite frustrating when my password changes and I re-login to each app separately.

    Apps made by other vendors (such as Google) allow shared account login accross all of it's apps where I only need to login once and all the apps just work.

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