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

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  1. Format cell as a checkbox (TRUE, FALSE)

    Offer a format that displays the boolean value of a cell as a checked box if TRUE, unchecked box if FALSE, grayed box if text or other nonbool.

    Bonus: Toggle value OnClick would be intuitive.

    Lots of uses for this. Current options are awkward for users. Yes/No dropdown is not as good as a checkbox for touch/mobile.

    6 votes
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      • Support for the files app

        To be able to save to the files app and iCloud (and remove the need for an iPad/iPhone tab)

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        • "Shared" tab ( within iOS app) to show also folders shared with user

          "Shared" tab (within Office iOS apps) to show also folders shared with user. Currently it show only files shared directly with user. Files within shared folders user can not access.

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          • Integrate with google drive

            I belong to an organisation the uses a Google account. All our documents are stored on google drive. MS Office doesn't support Google Drive as a "place" so I can't access and edit documents on google drive from Excel for iOS. I can open a spreadsheet from the Google drive app but it opens in Excel as read only and I can't save changes back to google drive.

            Please add google drive as a "place" in MS Office apps for iOS.

            14 votes
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            • Apple Pencil should be written automatically in the"drawing mode".

              My wife, Natchana Aniruthdeva, and I can be able to shere some ideas promptly together when the Dropbox and work jobs are shared by our friends. So that the jobs for work will be done faster.

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              • 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.

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