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

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  1. Storage usage limits for mobile app file cache/downloads

    An optional limit to the amount of storage used by the mobile apps to download recently used files. Otherwise a limit to the number of files cached in this manner based on how recently they were used or a limit on how long it keeps them on the mobile device.

    This would allow users to save space on the mobile device. Keeping only documents they expect to use easily accessible.
    Along with a keep on device setting for important files to provide users control over this functionality.

    2 votes
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  2. Integrate with Procore as a “place” to open and save documents

    Procore is a leading construction project management tool. It would greatly increase our teams’ ability to work with Office 365 documents if they could open AND save files back to Procore from their iOS devices.
    https://feedback.procore.com/forums/183340-customer-feedback-for-procore-technologies-inc/suggestions/37535908-open-office-open-and-save-back-office-365-document

    4 votes
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  3. Show better information in File listing on open

    I have stored wbks in iCloud as .xlsm and then found that Macros don’t work. So I stored them again as.xlsx. However, when I come to clear out unusable stuff it is impossible to identify which is which. File suffix, creation date should all be shown.
    Also when I want to save iCoud files on my iPad (so that I can always go back to my original when the local version gets messed up) it is not evident where to find my local storage - of course it is in there but under PUBLIC! That is not obvious and the…

    2 votes
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  4. 2 votes
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  5. saving excel files in other formats?????

    Please, i have an iPad "Pro" and i cannot save a file as a .csv. I cannot understand how this is not possible. This is basic functionality for any science/engineering application. Basically it means that without this, mobile Excel is not a solution i can adopt.

    5 votes
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  6. 能不能不每次启动默认打开上次的文件 烦都烦死了。

    能不能不每次启动默认打开上次的文件 烦都烦死了。

    3 votes
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  7. 10 votes
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  8. Add ability to open .csv files in Excel Android

    Add ability to open .csv file in Excel Android

    18 votes
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  9. Need to work on files when I'm offline

    There are times when I need to work on files and do not have Internet connections to sign-in and be able to edit and save the file. This seems so necessary for people who are on the road, traveling, and on vacation without their Internet hookup. When I can't open and work on and save files, Office 365 is useless and I'll find an alternative. Let me work on it and then upload when I get home to replace the old one. Gove me the option to select certain files to work when I'm offline,

    9 votes
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  10. Open and save files on personal NAS

    Would be great if we could add our own personal NAS to 'Places' so we are not tied to using third party cloud storage providers.

    3 votes
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  11. Open and save files on personal NAS

    Would be great if we could add our own personal NAS to 'Places' so we are not tied to using third party cloud storage providers.

    3 votes
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  12. Can you add csv conversion in excel ios

    Hi am using excel spreadsheet on iPad Pro and I want to save it as a csv file. How do I go about that?

    Can you add this function in future updates please to make it a complete office 365 as so far it’s at 364

    7 votes
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  13. Add ability to use custom "User-Made" template in Excel

    Add support for CUSTOM TEMPLATES in mobile version of excel. Another question asking the same thing was posted, but apparently Microsoft can't read as they just added the ability to use templates, but not CUSTOM USER-MADE TEMPLATES! Quit handicapping your mobile apps. It's bad enough form controls and VBA aren't supported still. At least make a useable option that is mobile friendly.

    7 votes
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  14. Don’t automatically open last document

    Whenever I open Excel it automatically tries to download and open my last document. This actually takes significant time and slows the opening of Excel, especially when I don’t want to use that last document. Perhaps a simple switch in settings to control this behavior? I would prefer that Excel just opens to the file list.

    12 votes
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  15. Option to turn off auto-save by default

    Provide a setting to turn off auto-save by default. Please!

    16 votes
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  16. Touch ID support for excel iOS

    Touch ID support for excel iOS and macOS

    8 votes
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  17. Password protection of spreadsheet

    I just posted this question to Microsoft forums and found out that this feature is still not functional in Excel for iOS:
    I'm using Excel on an iPad Pro and would just tried to find a way to password protect a spreadsheet I'm saving to OneDrive. Searching the general web and these forums didn't readily surface an answer. I've seen old responses indicating that it wasn't possible to password protect a single sheet in 2014; however, I'd be surprised if it's not even possible to password protect an entire spreadsheet in the latest version of Excel for iOS.

    59 votes
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  18. Touch ID support for opening files

    Request support for Touch ID in Excel iOS.

    Touch ID works in OneDrive however when I want to open a file in Excel I need to login in with my password.

    Touch ID support would be a very nice feature.

    19 votes
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  19. 5 votes
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  20. Add search option in ‘Open’ file section.

    The search function in ‘Recents’ is great but searching for older files can be very difficult as often one cannot remember the exact file name. The file names in ‘Open’ are also often truncated and scrolling through hundreds of files starting with similar names a time consuming and occasionally impossible nightmare. Being able to search with one, or a few key words, would be huge improvement.

    5 votes
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