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

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  1. Allow full Excel version on ARM chips

    As it appears possible that Apple will turn to ARM for all their devices can we see a full excel version that runs on iPad Pro and all future Apple ARM devices?

    Reference https://www.cultofmac.com/408601/why-intel-should-be-scared-of-the-ipad-pros-a9x-chip/

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    • Could we see “inserting data sheet from picture on iOS Excel please?

      Could we see “inserting data sheet from picture on iOS Excel please?

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      • Need to be able lock/unlock a sheet or workbook on my iPad. This is a serious limitation. Please fix.

        Not be able to protect/unprotected a sheet on my iPad is a serious limitation for me. It defeats the purpose of having multiple devices.

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        • Copy formulas from one worksheet to another

          Seriously - Excel on my iPad does not allow copying of formulas from one worksheet to another? Paste special only allows a picture to be pasted.

          Someone is laughing at MS. To call this product Excel when it cannot provide basic functionality is a sick joke.

          Restore some pride in your work and fix this gap.

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          • Drag & Drop - Cursor

            When copying data by dragging down, the cursor ends up on the ORIGINAL entry but in the vast majority of cases, the DUPLICATE entry needs to be changed or altered. The cursor should end up on the start of the DUPLICATE entry

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            • validation popup width is to small

              The current width of the popup is way too small when having a validation list in cell. It should at least twice of the width what it is now.

              The way it is now there is no use for it. Yes, maybe for a validation check if the value is "Yes";"No" or "Maybe".
              Specially when you want to use a product selection, this is way to small.

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              • Hyperlink to other files (e.g. *.pdf) located on the local device (i.e. the internet)

                I am a musician and I have hundreds of songs as individual PDFs. Managing them all combined in a single PDF is not scalable. I want to use an Excel spreadsheet on my Android tablet as a master database that can be searched/sorted that has links to the PDF for each song. This is straightforward using Excel on Windows. Unfortunately, even with relative referencing, I cannot get this to work on Android. From the Excel app for Android it would be nice to:
                1. Use links to reference non-excel files and open them in the relevant app.
                2. From the…

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                • Protect worksheets on excel for iPad pro

                  I am using Excel on my ipad pro and I realize that it does not support sheet protection, more precisely, it does not allow me to lock and unlock sheets that were previously protected while working with the spreadsheet on a desktop. This is a significant limitation for the use I make of excel. Does anyone know if there is any plan for this BASIC and ESSENTIAL function to be added to the next version ?
                  Thank you!

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                  • 3 votes
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                    • Pivot Table, Sub Total & Solver

                      For iOS Devices please extend pivot table, sub total & solver & goal Seek options

                      7 votes
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                      • Would be more helpful when comparing two excel docs in ipad pro. Allow for two documents to be open at the same time.

                        Would be more helpful when comparing two excel docs in ipad pro. Allow for two documents to be open at the same time.

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                        • Insert Feature In Excel does not have a way to insert/link a Word/PDF to a cell in the spreadsheet. Office 365 needs to be more robust. Tx

                          Insert Feature In Excel does not have a way to insert/link a Word/PDF to a cell in Excel. Office 365 needs to be more robust if it is to be a replacement version of the MS Office for IMac. Tx

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                          • Please add a name box to excel app for android

                            Please add a name box for excel app.

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                            • Select multiple sheets in workbook on Android phone

                              I need to select multiple sheets of a workbook using Excel on my Android phone. These sheets must be saved into one file as a PDF document. Hoe do I accomplish this?

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                              • Can I use a Tablet & Stylus to enter numbers in Excel cell ?

                                i fill in numbers on reports printed from Excel spreadsheets. I want to stop using a clipboard with printed paper, and use a tablet (Surface Pro?) and a Stylus to write the numbers (Data) in the cell.
                                I've been reading forums and scanning YouTube and I can't find an answer to a Very Simple question:
                                Is today's Hardware, and software advanced enough to let me write numbers on the tablet, and have it converted to digital type?
                                this would help speed up the job i do, make it more efficient to not turn in my chicken scratch, only to have…

                                3 votes
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                                • allow export in Excel for iOS for macro-enabled spreadsheets/xlsm

                                  allow export in Excel for iOS for macro-enabled spreadsheets/xlsm

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                                  • Paste Plain Text On Iphone

                                    I want to copy the data from MULTIPLE cells in Excel on an iphone and paste the data elsewhere. This data is TEXT. It needs to remain TEXT.
                                    I do not want to:

                                    •copy an image file of the selected cells

                                    •copy data from one cell at a time

                                    •export this file to another spreadsheet app that easily performs this simple task (because such exporting has been, apparently, cleverly forbidden)

                                    •retype the data from these cells into another spreadsheet app that easily performs this simple task (because there are tens of thousands of them.)

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                                    • iPad: Support for Swiftpoint GT mouse

                                      Would like to see support for this mouse. I use the GT for RDP but it would be amazing to be able to use this directly with excel.

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                                      • Allow Excel for iPad to use the Signature Line feature available in Excel for Windows.

                                        International Seafoods of Alaska uses Excel files on iPads to fill out and submit quality control worksheets for at its seafood processing facility and needs to have the QC Inspectors and QC Supervisors sign the Excel worksheet forms we've created in Excel for Windows. We've tested inserting a pair of Signature Lines for these signatures, but in Excel for iPad, the signature line added in Excel for Windows is visible, but does not respond. Please make Excel for iPad enable the use of the Signature Lines, so we can use our Apple Pencils to sign Excel worksheets before submitting them.

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