Excel for iPad & iPhone (iOS)

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

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

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      0 comments  ·  Formatting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • 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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        0 comments  ·  Application Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • 3 votes
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        • Expand the functionality for creating cell borders. One should be able to choose which side of a cell with choice of line type and thickbess

          I need to be able to select the side of a cell or selection of cells - top, bottom, left, right - with different line types and thickness.

          2 votes
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          • 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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              0 comments  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Advanced filter on ios excel!!!!

              Lets get the advanced filter ability in the ios app! Excel is neutered by removing these great features.

              4 votes
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              • Excel for iOS should remember the last zoom level

                I have zoom out every time I open my workbook.. Is there a way to remember the desired zoom level when saving and closing a workbook?

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                • Add the ability to grab data from sensors on the phone e.g. GPS location

                  There are a lot of use cases for a mobile phone or tablet in using data that basically involve collecting data in the field then analysing it on a spreadsheet once back in an office. Why not just add the ability to grab the data on the mobile versions of Excel?

                  2 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Data Import  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • 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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                      0 comments  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Data Validation

                      When an item is picked from a data validation list, the active cell should change based on the move after enter preference.

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                      • XLS Files opened on iPad should be exportable to CSV format

                        Believe it or not, some companies are attempting to standardize on Apple iPads as the business tool for their external employees. I'm working with a company that has $45Billion+ in sales; 155,000 Employees.

                        I work for a technology company with $800Million in sales and 3,000 employees.

                        One application would be optimally serviced by the ability to open an Excel file, with drop down lists, on an Apple iPad and once the file data is customized by the remote employee, I would need to have them save the edited file to a .CSV file to import into a webpage that has…

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                          1 comment  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • 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.

                          19 votes
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                            4 comments  ·  Collaboration and Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Using Slicers

                            We need to have slicers finally working while using the iOS mobile version of Excel so remote users can access and use all the reports.

                            22 votes
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                              2 comments  ·  PivotTables and Power Pivot  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Hardware keyboard scroll buttons

                              If you have a hardware keyboard connected, Excel needs keyboard shortcuts to quickly move up or down a number of rows or left or right a number of columns.

                              2 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • 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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                                  0 comments  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Ability to turn off Autocomplete for iOS

                                  Autocomplete causes problems when using iOS with a barcode scanner. We need the ability to turn off Autocomplete like the desktop version.

                                  10 votes
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                                    3 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                  • Allow custom sort with multiple columns or criteria just like desktop versions

                                    iOS only allows a single sort column and needs the same sort and filter characteristics as the desktop versions

                                    13 votes
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                                      0 comments  ·  Tables, Sorting and Filtering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                    • Opening Excel file from other app should not be read only

                                      When I open an Excel file into the Excel app from an email, I want to be able to edit it before deciding whether to save it or not. Excel always open files from other apps as read only, so I have to make a local or cloud copy to do anything. This is annoying as it will take up space with Excel files that I may never use again.

                                      Another example, is that I may want to open an Excel file from an email, make a few edits and email it back without saving it locally.

                                      2 votes
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                                        1 comment  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                      • Allow to have full tool bars

                                        Make a full tool bar that can be accessed on iPhone

                                        9 votes
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                                        • Needs to have the table lookup function

                                          I use the table lookup data function on desktop Excel. Would like the same ability on the ipad. I use this to price my work.

                                          7 votes
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                                            0 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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