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  1. 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.

    52 votes
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  2. 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.

    44 votes
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  3. Pivot Table, Sub Total & Solver

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

    41 votes
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  4. It would be nice if there would be a split screen for the new ipad OS. So i can work with 2 worksheets at the same time.

    A split screen feature for the new ipadOS would be great. This will give users the chance to work on 2 separate files/worksheets at the same time, to edit, copy, paste, or refer to one file to another.

    31 votes
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  5. 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/

    25 votes
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  6. Sheet protection

    Please add the ability to protect and unprotect work sheets in excel iOS.

    I regularly use excel on Mac and lock my cells for security and to avoid accidental input. But then I can’t unprotect the sheet from my iOS devices to edit it on the go. Frustrating and disappointing as I have seen this suggestion frequently pop up.

    23 votes
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  7. Could we see “inserting data sheet from picture on iOS Excel please?

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

    21 votes
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  8. Dark mode

    Please add dark mode for iOS, iPad OS and macOS!

    20 votes
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  9. 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!

    18 votes
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  10. Ability for multiple selection of cells

    Ability to select more than one cell at a time as in computer by pressing the Ctrl button and selecting different cells.

    16 votes
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  11. Increase functionality in iPad app

    Many of us don't use a laptop, but only use iPad for our excel and other office 365 products. I want to be able to customize my ribbons, change my theme colors, develop macros. I want to do all the things that I used to be able to do when my macbook was working! I am paying just the same as everyone else and it's very frustrating to want to do something that I used to be able to do, and my hands are tied!!! Furthermore, I don't even know what I am not able to do on iPad excel…

    15 votes
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  12. Extend the Free Office App to include the new 10.5" iPad Pro

    Apple has just released the new iPad Pro 2, and the smaller version has increased in size from 9.7" to 10.5". This puts the smaller iPad Pro into the size that requires an Office 365 subscription. Since it is still the "smaller" version of the Pro, it would be nice it it was still eligible for the free versions.

    15 votes
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  13. Add the Paste Speacial -> Transpose feature

    Add the Paste Speacial -> Transpose feature

    15 votes
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  14. 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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  15. Allow you to change your cursor direction

    Just like in the full version of Excel

    12 votes
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  16. Add the ability to add NOTES to Cells as well as threaded comments

    Threaded comments are the only way to add comments to cells, in the mobile version on ipad. now that they are incompatible with older versions and iPhone version, we must have the ability to add NOTES to cells to maintain compatibility.

    11 votes
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  17. Allow to have full tool bars

    Make a full tool bar that can be accessed on iPhone

    10 votes
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  18. 9 votes
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  19. 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

    9 votes
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  20. Make Excel for IPad as good and as usable as it is for any laptop

    Excel for IPad is so limited compared to excel for a PC, make them the same. I pay for office 365 and should have the same usability as any other customer irrelevant of the device used.

    8 votes
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