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

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  1. Hyperlink for iPad using link function. Try testing . Three months several updates still no use.

    Excel for iPad hyperlink option .
    I have created a simple file Test.xlsx , two sheets T1 & T2 which I have sent.
    When I try to open link error message. Sorry we couldn,t open link.
    the link address may be invalid, or you may not have permission to open it. No clue to which one is the problem.
    I have tried to get help for months now , several updates , 6 people and using web sites to get answer but not working. Could you review file attached and get hyperlink to work then email solution so I can…

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    • Expedite fix for known problem regarding failure to load .xlsx files

      Expedite fix for known problem regarding failure to load .xlsx files

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      • Format keyboard appropriately

        On mobile devices the keyboard presented should be that pertaining to the format of the field being completed. That is if you are entering data in a field formatted as numeric you should be presented with a numeric keyboard and not the last keyboard used as happens at present. This is done by other apps like google sheets so I cannot see why it can't be done in excel

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        • Excel not opening files on iPad

          Crashes when about to open a file. Not a memory or update issue

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          • 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…

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            • 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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                          • 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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