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  1. Allow naming of ranges and tables

    Currently, cannot edit names of ranges or tables. Naming is an extremely helpful feature when dealing with other limitations of the mobile versions.

    78 votes
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  2. add CELL function

    some functions are not working on the iPhone app since the most recent update. The CELL function and the FILENAME function no longer work with the most recent update. Please reinstate the functions that were dropped with the most recent update.

    29 votes
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  3. Check mark box functionality

    We need to be able to check and uncheck the check mark boxes in Excel. I switched back to using numbers because they have this functionality and Excel doesn't.

    25 votes
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  4. Ability to create array formulas

    Since Excel For iPad can evaluate properly array formulas, the abilility to create new ones must be added:
    - with a dedicated (crt sht enter) button
    - while pressing crt sht enter on physical keyboards

    23 votes
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  5. 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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  6. Hyperlink another sheet in same excel ——in iPad, we need to link a particular word in a sheet to another sheet in the same excel, PLZ!!!

    Hyperlink another sheet in the same excel

    —in iPad, we need to link a particular word in a sheet to another sheet in
    the same excel, PLZ incorporate the same!!!

    7 votes
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  7. Iteration

    In my case I want to be able to enter a number in one cell, then use this number in a formula and let the result only have two numbers behind the comma. In order to use the „round formula“ in the same box as the „sum formula“, the Iteration option is needed.

    7 votes
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  8. Trace precedents/ dependents

    Critical feature of excel to audit/ understand calculations made by others...

    6 votes
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  9. 6 votes
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  10. "Show formulas". This function is essential!

    In order to use excel on ipad to our exams, it needs "Show formulas". This function is essential!

    6 votes
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  11. gps navigation

    please create two new functions or addins that inserts the ipads gps latitude and longitude into the excel spreadsheet. It would be great for doing navigation calculations. It would be great if the functions continuously updated as the ipad moves rather than having to manually recalculate.

    6 votes
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  12. Allowing Condtional Formating to read cell value based on a function across sheets

    Have a formula totaling on a different sheet. Then allowing conditional formatting of that totals sheet to read that total value and change, color, bold, etc. based on a variable

    5 votes
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  13. insert a static date or time into an excel cell for mobile device

    it would be really useful to have the same keyboard between Mac Os & IOS.
    Until now it's not possible to insert static time or date into an Excell cell for iPad as Mac Os : command + ;

    5 votes
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  14. All functions of Microsoft excel should be able to use/create on iPad

    More convenient for customer, it should have all functions as on PC or MC also on IPAD, e.g. data validation list, etc.

    I have to switch to open PC when I need to use those function

    4 votes
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  15. Excel Analysis Took Pak

    I need to have the analysis tool pak for chromebook for my college courses. I paid for a year of office 365 and expect it should have the same features as it does for a PC or MAC. I paid the same price as those users would and I expect the same features to be available to me.

    4 votes
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  16. we need the funksjon show formel. In the app for ipad

    We need show formel on ipad app in excel

    4 votes
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  17. To amend the function paste on multiple cells

    After the update of April 11, 2017, when I try to copy the DATA of a one cell, isn't possible to paste it into a multiple cells

    4 votes
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  18. Fuzzy Lookup for Excel IPad

    Would be great to have fuzzy lookup on the iPad and iPhone versions of excel.

    4 votes
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  19. 4 votes
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  20. Freeze Formulas

    This idea really belongs to the PC version, but it is made necessary by capacity limitations in the mobile app.
    I leave lots of complex formulas around, rather than replacing them with values, because I am thus able to retroactively implement improvements!
    My idea would be to block old data from recalculation, thus avoiding processor load but allowing them to be reactivated should changes be desirable.

    2 votes
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