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  1. Data analysis toolpak for mobile excel app or chromebooks

    Please make the data analysis toolpak available to be added into the chromebook/mobile version of excel so I can do my stat homework on tablets.

    30 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Macros and Add-ins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  2. Protect/UnProtect Cells/Work Book with Android App

    Not being able to Protect/Unprotect stuff with the android app is a big hindrance. If I am not in the office and I need to make a quick update to an excel sheet I am unable to since I cant unprotect the sheet. That means I have to wait until I get back to the office to do anything and sometimes it is a time sensitive issue that needs to be resolved asap. Implementing this into the android app would be a great addition and help streamline the experience.

    30 votes
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  3. 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]

  4. Ability to Print and export PDF while offline

    Microsoft online services seem to be a requirement since 2.0 and the on/off selection in settings does nothing.

    Exporting PDFs and sharing them while offline is crucial, and previous versions had no problems with this at all.

    29 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  5. Add pivot tables to ipad.

    As many people started to use ipad as a replacement for laptops, this feature is mainly needed for 100% reliabiliTy.

    28 votes
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    0 comments  ·  PivotTables and Power Pivot  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  6. Add header and footer edit capabilities

    Please add the ability to add/edit headers in Excel.

    27 votes
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    5 comments  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  7. Allow slicers to work in Excel Online.

    Allow slicers, on Pivot Tables, to work in Excel Online when using an iOS browser (Chrome, Edge, and Safari).

    27 votes
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  8. Csv

    Simply build in support for opening CVS files. A number of websites that I use to pull down reports and data only export delimited files. I can only open them in Apple Numbers to mixed results. This should absolutely be functionality that the IOS app should take ownership of.

    27 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Data Import  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  9. drop down box

    add validation tab to create drop down box

    26 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Tables, Sorting and Filtering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  10. vertical text - (edit cell -,for,at cell - rotate text)

    Add standard excel feature ( edit cell - format - rotate text ) to any degree, or at a minimum 90 degrees or multiples of 45 degrees. This feature is becoming ubiquitous, even finding inclusion in functionally inferior products (I.e. google sheets)..due to its extreme usefulness in formatting (column headers to enable thin columns where filtered cells contain 1/few characters). This allows for maximization of coveted screen real-estate...which is of even greater premium in a mobile application where users have but one, smaller, screen with which to analyze data.

    26 votes
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    1 comment  ·  Formatting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  11. Full version for iPad (Pro at LEAST)

    I got an iPad pro to use for school and it's very frustrating to have limited graphing capabilities. I bought Office 365 and would want full access everywhere.

    26 votes
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    2 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  12. 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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    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  13. Macros should run on EXCEL for iPad

    MACROs should iPad, at least if you pay for Office 365.

    25 votes
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    0 comments  ·  Macros and Add-ins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  14. Drop down

    Enable Drop down lists

    25 votes
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  15. 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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    3 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  16. Increase and Decrease INDENT

    This feature is essential for many Excel Power users as it is used for entering data under subheadings which is the only way to indicate separation in Excel. This allows them to present their spreadsheets in an appealing way.

    24 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Formatting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  17. Allow Gridline printing for IPad

    Allow Gridline printing for Ipad

    24 votes
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    6 comments  ·  Printing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
  18. Need to add a way to add fonts.

    Add a way to add fonts.

    24 votes
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  19. 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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  20. 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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    3 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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