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  1. PROBLEM... ref. 1389918527 // having problems accessing files on my onedrive thru the excel app,, keeps telling me "cant open file" {file ma

    PROBLEM.. ref.. 1389918527
    having problems accessing files on my onedrive thru the excel app,, on ipad, keeps telling me "cant open file" {file may be locked,in use,or you don't have sufficient permission} this is resolved only for a short time to log out of excel on ipad then log back in, then re-add my onedrive account. the same error will randomly happen the next day. I have been thru the uninstall, reinstall, reset, and to purchase of a new ipad that has same issues,, this is a APP problem.

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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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      • 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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          • Excel iOS: auto-saves files despite having switched off auto-save

            Please see https://answers.microsoft.com/thread/7768863c-337c-49a3-b207-1a9635510bad for a serious bug first reported by the OP over 4 months ago.

            If auto-save is switched off (which I think it should be by default, but that's another matter) and I discard changes when exiting a file, the file timestamp still changes. This then spreads to other devices seeing the file on OneDrive. So if I just want to check something in a file from several years ago it suddenly looks like I've recently edited the file! This bug of course is not present in Windows.

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            • 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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              • iPad Pro 9.7 Smart Keyboard problem

                Has anyone else had a problem with the iPad Pro 9.7, Excel and the Smart Keyboard? Every time you type into a cell, the software keyboard pops up momentarily before promptly disappearing - like Excel makes the cell editable, displays the iPad keyboard, then realises the Smart Keyboard is attached, and then removes the iPad keyboard.
                To reproduce:
                - Type something into any cell
                - Press return that then moves the focus onto the cell below
                - Start typing something, and the software keyboard will pop up, before disappearing again

                This bug can be reproduced on the iPads at the…

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                  • korean typing error ... with hardware keyboard

                    korean typing new cel
                    always
                    Consonant vowel segregation ...

                    http://i.imgur.com/LfTZthR.png

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                    • sup

                      Hi
                      I need help how to select the last number in colone

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