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

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  1. Add recover the file option

    To recover files even when it was not saved to onedrive

    4 votes
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  2. Can excel open 2 workbooks in same time with iPad Pro ?

    Please improve excel , open 2 windows or more in the same time on iPad Pro.

    5 votes
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  3. Please include data validation

    The data tab is empty - this app would be amazing if it also had data validation.

    4 votes
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  4. 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/

    22 votes
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  5. Add Page Layout

    Please add Page Layout w/the accompanying sub-menus: insert headers/footers, fit to one page, etc. I no longer use a PC/laptop, I only use my iPad Pro w/my Office apps. It’s annoying not having the features I’m accustomed to using on Excel. If I could have chosen Printing & Formatting I would have.

    4 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.

    5 votes
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  7. 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.

    3 votes
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  8. Ability to remove folders

    Users can create new folders but cannot remove/delete them

    4 votes
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  9. 4 votes
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  10. Legal size printing

    Be able to print on legal paper like I can utilizing my Mac

    3 votes
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  11. Fill colour to stay on the colour you choose after you select another cell

    Very frustrating to fill non adjacent cells with a colour when you have to go back to the fill bucket every time you click on a new cell, please have the fill bucket stay on the colour you choose not default back to white

    3 votes
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  12. When will Microsoft finally listen!

    It’s been over 2 years since I first posted the need for pivot tables for Excel iPad and there have been hundreds of others requesting the same. When will Microsoft listen and finally provide this. I am paying for the Office365 subscription and feeling increasingly ripped off. 2 years of requests seem to show they are not listening

    3 votes
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  13. Excel for iPad converts Gill Sans to Arial when exporting as PDF... unless it’s a text box

    I have a sheet used for quotations that is formatted in the Gill Sans font. When I export is as PDF, most of it is converted to Arial. There is a text box that remains in Gill Sans, but everything else is in Arial. Please fix!

    6 votes
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  14. 3 votes
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  15. 4 votes
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  16. 7 votes
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  17. 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).

    21 votes
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  18. 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.

    10 votes
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  19. 2 votes
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  20. Trace precedents/ dependents

    Critical feature of excel to audit/ understand calculations made by others...

    6 votes
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