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

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  1. 20 votes
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      0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Workbooks are being un-pinned from the top of the “Recent” list

      I have several Excel workbooks that I use regularly and so I have them pinned to the top of the “Recent” list.

      Recently, probably since the update to version 2.19, these workbooks are being un-pinned from the list although I have not un-pinned them.

      There seem to be two actions that cause this to happen.

      1. Open one of the pinned workbooks then close it again, with or without saving changes.
      2. Pin a different workbook to the top of the list.

      This happens on both my iPad and my iPhone.

      The same problem occurs with documents in Word -…

      1 vote
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        0 comments  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Can someone help here, How do I open a .iqy file in excel on iMac?

        Can someone help here, How do I open a .iqy file in excel on iMac?

        2 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Data Import  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • 2 votes
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            0 comments  ·  Application Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • 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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              0 comments  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • Excel IPad - Keyboard shortcut to switch sheets (tabs)

              Create a keyboard shortcut to be able to switch between active sheets (tabs).

              It's very useful and simple to implement, just to add a shortcut that is already available for Windows Users (ctrl + page up/down). Since IOS keyboards doesn't have page up/down keys, you just need to change this combination to another equivalent key combo like “ctrl + arrow key” (for example).

              2 votes
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                0 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Drop Down Menu Data Validation

                I would love a way to create a custom drop down menu using data validation using the android app.

                3 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  Tables, Sorting and Filtering  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • allow export in Excel for iOS for macro-enabled spreadsheets/xlsm

                  allow export in Excel for iOS for macro-enabled spreadsheets/xlsm

                  2 votes
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                    0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Excel with macro (and VBA) on Tablet and Mobile

                    we need (I'm not alone!!) as soon possible the possibility to use Excel with macro (and VBA) on Tablet and Mobile

                    187 votes
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                      53 comments  ·  Macros and Add-ins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 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.

                      12 votes
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                        5 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • hi

                        hi i want application that support pivot table slicer at andriod system for excel program at mobile or tablet thank u

                        6 votes
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                          0 comments  ·  PivotTables and Power Pivot  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Sticky Note under Info screen of 'File'

                          …to replace the comments section which is too small and not all that functional.

                          Disclaimer: I often digress in utter excitement, bear with me.

                          This section could include notes to oneself when drafting, editing, or sharing documents in school or at work. It transcends the type of program being used. I am a Food Scientist analyzing cook time and initial moisture over various time periods and weather patterns by use of Pivot Tables. I’ve made some great progress on my spreadsheet, but now that I’m winding down at home for the night, I’d like to jot down a few final…

                          2 votes
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                            0 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Pivot tables is key

                            Be able to manage pivot tables in excel reporte in Android

                            328 votes
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                              50 comments  ·  PivotTables and Power Pivot  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • equation of linear trendline on ipad

                              On a PC, I can make an XY scatterplot, and get a trendline, and get the equation and R squared value. But on an ipad, I cannot get the equation of the line. I have a lab exercise with my college students that requires them to make a scatterplot, and then use the equation of the line to predict Y values given an X value, or vice versa. Our college just purchased new ipads for all students, so I was very disappointed they cannot use their new ipads for this exercise.

                              14 votes
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                                1 comment  ·  Charting, Mapping and Visualizations  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Data Validation in Excel Android

                                Good afternoon! We would like the Data Validation Tool to be available. I miss this tool in Excel, so I have to use other means and other applications to do my tasks. It would be great to make data validation available.

                                29 votes
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                                  3 comments  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Protect worksheets on excel for iPad pro

                                  I am using Excel on my ipad pro and I realize that it does not support sheet protection, more precisely, it does not allow me to lock and unlock sheets that were previously protected while working with the spreadsheet on a desktop. This is a significant limitation for the use I make of excel. Does anyone know if there is any plan for this BASIC and ESSENTIAL function to be added to the next version ?
                                  Thank you!

                                  2 votes
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                                  • 3 votes
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                                    • Excel should handle larger spreadsheet

                                      My 1,061 kB single sheet with 2680 rows and 128 columns does not open.

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                                      • Office Add-in support

                                        At Build 2015 it was announced Office Add-ins were to be available inside Office apps on Android by the end of the year. What happened? Particularly interested in progress on Add-in development for Excel on Android.

                                        5 votes
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                                          0 comments  ·  Macros and Add-ins  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • 5 votes
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                                            0 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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