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

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  1. Allow for two documents to be open at the same time.

    Allow for two documents to be open at the same time.

    428 votes
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  2. Opening 2 Excel Sheets in iOS for iPad and iPhone

    Would be great if iOS users are able to open 2 Excel sheets using split screens on iPads

    70 votes
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  3. Split view on excel and works with 2 different spreadsheets at the same time

    Split view on excel and works with 2 different spreadsheets at the same time. Many times is neccesary to have access to a excel file to feed forward a new one.
    Kind the same of outlook for iPad, now I can see mail and calendar at the same time with split view

    39 votes
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  4. Keyboard shortcut to switch sheets

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

    18 votes
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  5. Improved Support For XLSM files

    When I open an XLSM file in Excel for iOS and save it, it disables my macros and removes my Quick Access Toolbar icons in the file in Windows. It would be great if it saves the state of the macros and the icons in the QA Toolbar, so when I open it again in Windows, i don't have to re-enable macros and re-add all the QA Toolbar icons I added for this particular file.

    14 votes
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  6. Page set up

    Maybe you can add page layout lines for excel
    So the mobile users can determine the exact tables they can make for letter size or legal size or A4 size without going on print set up just to view the size they made

    13 votes
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  7. Open csv files on Andoriod / ios

    Need To open the CSV files through Excel APP

    12 votes
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  8. Excel IPad - Keyboard shortcut to switch sheets (tabs)

    Create a keyboard shortcut to be able to switch between active sheets (tabs).

    It's very useful and simple to implement, just to add a shortcut that is already available for Windows Users (ctrl + page up/down). Since IOS keyboards doesn't have page up/down keys, you just need to change this combination to another equivalent key combo like “ctrl + arrow key” (for example).

    10 votes
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  9. i want to view 2 screens on my excel ipad

    i want to view 2 screens on my excel ipad

    10 votes
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  10. 9 votes
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  11. Hyperlinks Within a Workbook Should Go Directly to the Cell

    Currently, all hyperlinks require the user to click the cell and then click again to navigate the hyperlink. This makes sense when the hyperlink is to a webpage as you don't want the user being taken somewhere they don't want to go.

    However, if the hyperlink is simply to a cell or worksheet within the same workbook, then the user should be taken there directly without having to confirm the jump. This would make navigating with the Excel iPad app a lot easier.

    9 votes
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  12. Add shortcuts view for iPad version of Excel

    In MS Word, I am able to see what shortcuts, do what, there should be the same option for MS Excel with more shortcuts, like to enter the phrase, to shift worksheets, etc...

    7 votes
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  13. Make Excel UI more like Numbers UI: more touch friendly

    Excel feels too much like a Windows port with a few touch-friendly additions. Compare this to Numbers, which feels like a first-class citizen on iOS.

    Two examples:
    1. Showing which cells are in a formula
    - in Numbers, if you tap a cell with a formula, it always shows immediately in colors which cells are in the formula. The keyboard does not pop up yet until you exit the cell
    - in Excel, to see which cells are in a formula, you need to double tap to edit it. The virtual keyboard pops up obscuring half the screen and often…

    7 votes
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  14. Hardware keyboard scroll buttons

    If you have a hardware keyboard connected, Excel needs keyboard shortcuts to quickly move up or down a number of rows or left or right a number of columns.

    7 votes
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  15. Diseño de pagina

    Por favor sin un diseño de pagina no se puede trabajar bien ya que nunca sabes si se imprime dentro de los márgenes que uno quiere.
    Es una función necesaria.

    6 votes
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  16. Quick scrolling on Excel and Word

    I use very large files on Excel because I am importing data from government sources.
    On Windows/Mac, there are scroll bars for navigation.
    The data can have hundreds of thousands of rows. is there some method to quickly navigate these files on IOS, like a way to turn on scroll bars/ hidden gestures,etc? using swiping is of course, ludicrous on large files like these! Excel for IOS importa the dataeffortlessly, but I cant move around quickly (I cannot swipethrough a 50,000 record file!)

    6 votes
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  17. Page set up

    Maybe you can add page layout lines for excel
    So the mobile users can determine the exact tables they can make for letter size or legal size or A4 size without going on print set up just to view the size they made

    5 votes
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  18. Sticky Note under Info screen of 'File'

    …to replace the comments section which is too small and not all that functional.

    Disclaimer: I often digress in utter excitement, bear with me.

    This section could include notes to oneself when drafting, editing, or sharing documents in school or at work. It transcends the type of program being used. I am a Food Scientist analyzing cook time and initial moisture over various time periods and weather patterns by use of Pivot Tables. I’ve made some great progress on my spreadsheet, but now that I’m winding down at home for the night, I’d like to jot down a few final…

    5 votes
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  19. How can I change sheets on my iPhone?

    I can not switch between sheets on my iPhone mobile app of Excel.

    5 votes
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  20. Addition of more shortcuts while using a Bluetooth Keyboard

    When I use Excel on PC or Mac, I barely touch the mouse/trackpad, as the shortcuts are plenty and relevant. However, when I’m working on the iPad, there is a severe lack of shortcuts. I use a bluetooth keyboard with my iPad, and besides a few extremely basic shortcuts, it lacks even the essential shortcuts. I can’t even switch between sheets, or use the paste special option, etc. from the keyboard. Please consider providing more shortcuts to be used on an external keyboard.

    4 votes
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