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

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  1. Error bars

    To be able to change error bars size on ios

    3 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Formatting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the feedback. We’ll review this in our next planning round. Please continue to vote on this feature idea.

    Thanks,
    Scott {MSFT]

  2. Excel on Kindle

    Have an Excel app for use with Kindle Fire.

    5 votes
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  3. "Custom properties linked to cells"

    Windows Phone 10
    Excel App
    Opening Workbook gives error:
    "File cannot be opened. This version of Microsoft Excel can’t open workbooks with:
    - Custom properties linked to cells"
    Same file opens without issue in Windows Phone 8.1 or Office for Android or Office for iPhone

    7 votes
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  4. 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.

    13 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Ability to enter data thru dictation facility.

    Use dictation facility to enter data

    11 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Data Import  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. 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

    75 votes
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    19 comments  ·  Tables, Sorting and Filtering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. inventory

    allow phone cam to add photos to inventory objects then sync to pc.

    2 votes
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  8. 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.

    11 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. Allow to have full tool bars

    Make a full tool bar that can be accessed on iPhone

    10 votes
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  10. Ability to open any file, even if not editable

    I have some files that have macros in them that I would like to be able to view without running the macros.
    It would be even better if I could add data to them and not break the macro portion so when I open later in a desktop version I can run the macros on the new data.

    16 votes
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  11. 19 votes
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  12. Transfer Macros to readable program from relationsional programming

    after recording a relationsional macro allow it to be translated in to program language.

    3 votes
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  13. Ability to open any file, even if not editable

    Just as the iOS version, all files can be opened, not all can be edited or all functions are available. However, all can be opened.

    30 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    HI Scott,

    We’re working on loading more files. Can you add some more detail about what specific issue you’re running into here, so we can prioritize it appropriately?

    Thanks,
    Dan [MS]

  14. 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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    4 comments  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  15. Add support for trendline generation on mobile (iOS/Android) apps

    I teach highschool science in a schoolboard that has invested heavily in a BYOD setting and the O365 platform. We do many correlational studies in our science program and having students able to easily generate trend lines on their data sets would make the mobile apps much more powerful to use.

    11 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Thanks for the feedback. We are planning to add this feature to the mobile apps.

    Thanks,
    Scott [MSFT]

  16. 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.

    123 votes
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    39 comments  ·  PivotTables and Power Pivot  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Goodreader file links don't work

    Goodreader is a popular file manager for iOS. For most applications you can copy and paste a Goodreader link in and when you need access to the file in Goodreader, you just need to click the external link. Neither Excel or Word seem to be able to cope with this simple Goodreader link even though the basic notes app can manage it. Please fix this as Goodreader is the only decent alternative to the lack of a centralised iOS file system.

    2 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Collaboration and Sharing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. 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…

    5 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Application Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  19. Keyboard shortcut to switch sheets

    When using a Bluetooth keyboard, please add a keyboard shortcut to be able to switch between active sheets

    14 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  20. Excel mobile needs the cell autocomplete (predictive text option)!

    in the desktop version, if i start typing in a cell a popup list of predictions appears allowing me to select something that already exists in the column. for example the word apple in a list of fruit would be predicted for me as soon as i type 'a' . This would save me hours of work while data entering using the mobile version in the field! please please add this feature so that i dont have to write out everything over and over!

    (2016-04-05 Dan [XL]: added "autocomplete" to title

    8 votes
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