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

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  1. Really hope that you're not closing this (and Word/Powerpoint) for desktop users

    I really hope that you are not closing this down as it is really useful for small form-factor tablets where you don't need and don't want a full desktop experience (and don't want to "waste" a licence on it).

    3 votes
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  2. Excel Version 16.0.8027.1007 I use this software on my tablet connected to a Bluetooth external swiss-french keyboard bluetooth "Logitech".

    I use this software on my tablet connected to a Bluetooth external swiss-french keyboard bluetooth "Logitech".

    With this version of "Excel", the "AltGr" is not recognised.

    As an example, on the Swiss keyboard layout, to get the "@" sign, we have to use "AltGr" + "2".

    (This problem does not occur with "MS-Word" for Android.

    I tried to reinstall "Excel" already.

    3 votes
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  3. 10 votes
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  4. Drawing

    When drawing by finger, the line is not seen during drawing but only after line is complete. At times lines will be offset by about200 pixel

    3 votes
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  5. Enable/disable autosave

    It is not possible to disable autosaving. In android Excel mobile app this option is.

    7 votes
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  6. Fuzzy Lookup for Excel IPad

    Would be great to have fuzzy lookup on the iPad and iPhone versions of excel.

    6 votes
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  7. Modern Excel charts also available for IOS

    It would be good to have modern charts also available in Excel for Ipad: Waterfall, Sunburst, treemap... Currently they are available for Windows, MacOS, Android but not on IOS. Thanks.

    5 votes
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  8. Excel for iOS should remember the last zoom level

    I have zoom out every time I open my workbook.. Is there a way to remember the desired zoom level when saving and closing a workbook?

    8 votes
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  9. Tambahkan valisldasi data untuk Phone android

    Validasi data di hp android tidak ada, kalau di hp apple ada. Tolong tambahkan feature validasi data untuk excel versi hp android....

    5 votes
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  10. need to call from within app!

    Listen, there are a lot of cases when I need to call right witnin from phone numbers' column.
    Why not? So, you let me call within Maps or Edge, and not from anywhere.

    4 votes
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  11. App corrupts Excel files, preventing opening on other normally compatible software

    Opening, or in the case of password-protected files merely trying to open, an XLSX file in Excel for Android modifies the file. Permission is not requested and autosave is disabled, but file size is increased by roughly 30 % and the file then appears as corrupted to desktop Excel and other software such as Google Sheets.

    Sample files, both original and corrupted (-and), enclosed. Password is "password".

    5 votes
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  12. Ability to open any file, even if not editable

    Just as the iOS version, all files can be opened, not all can be edited or all functions are available. However, all can be opened.

    33 votes
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    4 comments  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    HI Scott,

    We’re working on loading more files. Can you add some more detail about what specific issue you’re running into here, so we can prioritize it appropriately?

    Thanks,
    Dan [MS]

  13. Bug issue. On Excel, when i have an external data connection via the web, for instance, on iPhone it is not in that yet. So the issue is why

    When i have an external data connection via the web, for instance, on iPhone it is not in that yet. So the issue is why does it disconnect the one on my PC, just because the iPhone version doesn't work yet? It should say (as it does) that the link is not going to work, but then not disconnect the link permanently, because then I have to re-insert it every time I use the PC version.

    3 votes
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  14. 6 votes
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  15. 272 votes
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    53 comments  ·  Formatting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

    Hi Kia,

    Great suggestion, this is definitely something we’ve been thinking about. We’ll consider it along with all the other ideas here and prioritize it according to the votes – so please keep voting if you want to see the priority raised!

    Best,
    John [MS XL]

  16. Expand the functionality for creating cell borders. One should be able to choose which side of a cell with choice of line type and thickbess

    I need to be able to select the side of a cell or selection of cells - top, bottom, left, right - with different line types and thickness.

    6 votes
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  17. Make it stop re-inserting rows

    You can improve Excel for Android by making it stop re-inserting rows after they've been deleted. This happens all the time and it creates an awful nuisance when trying to navigate a small spreadsheet.

    3 votes
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  18. Virtual trackpad does not work well

    When you in a text box in Excel with the on-screen keyboard and iOS 9+, you should be able to use the virtual trackpad to move the cursor around the text box (pressing and holding the keyboard with two fingers). This works well in all iOS first-party apps and MS Word.

    However in Excel there are three problems:
    - once you double tap a text box to edit the text box and press the keyboard with two fingers, the cursor jumps to another place. This should not happen.
    - you cannot move the cursor vertically, the cursor stays on the…

    3 votes
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  19. Add "open in" functionality

    Add "Open In" functionality to Excel for iOS (and Word and PowerPoint). This would allow the user to open an Excel file in other applications.

    23 votes
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  20. 20 votes
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