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

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  1. Adding spell check into excel on iphone and ipad

    Feature addition

    Adding spell check into excel on iphone and ipad

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    • 8 votes
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      • Select multiple worksheets in Excel for iPad

        I need to be able to select multiple worksheets in Excel for iPad, for deleting all selected worksheets in one command.

        10 votes
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        • We need conditional formatting please!!!!

          Would really love to see conditional formatting for Android and mobile so I can get what I'm paying for!!

          7 votes
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          • Excel for iPad

            On opening the Cell menu show the four Paste Special options of
            Format Formula Value Picture at the outset for data already copied.

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            • 15 votes
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              • increase width of dropdown lists

                As is use data validation to create drowdown lists i am in need of a higher width of those lists using excel iOs App.

                The entries are very long so that i can only see the beginning. The decision which entry should be taken must be made at the end.

                I would like to increase the width of a dropdown list manually. Please improve this asap.

                Many thanks in Advance.

                9 votes
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                • Enable form controls

                  Enabling form controls would allow iOS users to use buttons to enter information with a touch rather than having to type entries.

                  I'm imagining the power of being able to use the increment buttons, or radio toggles to collect data to quickly.

                  Even better would be coming up with cell formats that would accept that sort of input directly, without having to setup up the form controls. Imagine a checkbox format, or a counter format with Increment buttons.

                  60 votes
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                  • 1 vote
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                    • Floating button to bring up keyboard after selecting cell

                      Wish there was floating button to bring up keyboard on excel like numbers on iPad.

                      I have to double tap an cell to bring up keyboard which enter into edit mode when I actually want to replace data into it.

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                      • Locked rows and columns in iPad don't works with Apple Pen

                        When I lock a row or a column in Excel, I can´t use my Apple Pen. If the sheet has a lot of rows and columns it will be impossible to know which is the right cell to write in.
                        I don't want to unlock these rows and columns, and to write with the keyboard is not an option. It covers the whole sheet.(sorry for my english)

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                        • Need an escape key for mobile Excel on iphone and ipad

                          There needs to be an escape key for excel on iPhone and ipad

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                          • 2 votes
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                            • Allow Excel for iPhone To Edit iCloud Files

                              Excel for iPhone can no longer edit iCloud files without an Office 365 subscription (see my forums post here: https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/msoffice/forum/msoffice_excel-mso_imobile-mso_mobapps/excel-for-iphone-now-needs-o365-subscription-for/4985fd5d-1661-4563-a408-801ede8abc33)

                              According to this page (https://support.office.com/en-us/article/When-do-I-need-an-Office-365-subscription-b6518311-893a-4a89-bfcd-bdc56bf52085), it should be able to do everything except insert and edit SmartArt for iPhones assuming you are not using Business cloud storage. This is not the case, it prevents editing when I am using the iCloud family storage level when both Word and PowerPoint can edit files from iCloud family storage.

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                              • inking

                                I want to draw on my spreadsheets

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                                • Add F4 function to use with an Bluetooth keyboard.

                                  Please add de F4/Com+T function to use Excel with an external keyboard. Please!!!! It a waste of time writing it manual cell by cell.

                                  7 votes
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                                  • Add option to change picture

                                    The desktop version of excel has the option to change a picture to a different picture when you right click on it. This could be added along side the copy, cut, and delete options when you click a picture in the mobile application.

                                    2 votes
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                                    • Allow elements to be placed between grid lines

                                      Sometimes it is useful to be able to place an element (character, bullet point, etc) “between” the grid lines. As a proof of concept, I've attached a mockup with the letter ‘ы’ inserted between two horizontally adjacent cells.

                                      I expect this addition to the Excel worksheet model to be fundamental enough that it will doubtlessly be useful for many novel applications, even though at the moment I can't think of any.

                                      Thanks!

                                      8 votes
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                                      • Copy paste. Function on ipad

                                        When I copy cells from one spreadsheet on iPad and paste those cells to another spreadsheet on the same iPad the pasted information is not copies correctly. The first screenshot attached I have copied cells H8 through H18. The second screenshot shows that information pasted to column DJ 6.. as you see the paste function has collapsed the cells with information and eliminated the cells that contained no information from the copied spreadsheet. HELP PLEASE. THANKS

                                        2 votes
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                                        • Hiding Authors in comments.

                                          Because of the nature of my work I want to hide my name in comments. It can’t be that hard to go into Settings, for example, and give the option to delete it. I’m sure that a lot of people share my view.

                                          Thanks.

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