Excel for Android

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  1. Wonderful if Pivot Table ability is unlocked.

    It will be wonderful if Pivot Table ability is unlocked. Please make it happen and you will be loved even more, Microsoft.

    5 votes
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      1 comment  ·  PivotTables and Power Pivot  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Pivot tables is key

      Be able to manage pivot tables in excel reporte in Android

      16 votes
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        0 comments  ·  PivotTables and Power Pivot  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Add spell check feature

        Spelling checker is a must for Android user since we are using virtual keyboard

        2 votes
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          0 comments  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Voice commands

          Inputting on a touch screen is not as efficient without a keyboard or a mouse. Voice commands like "select cell a1" and "copy A1 till A5 paste in B1" could be useful.

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          • Refresh PivotTable or support "refresh data when opening the file"

            Currently, Excel for Android does not support a refresh of the PivotTable cache.

            It will certainly be very helpful if users are able to trigger refresh on the app, or at least be able to support "refresh data when opening the file" if this feature is set on the regular Excel desktop.

            Thank you in advance,
            Chris

            10 votes
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            • excel slicer in Mobile

              I have an Excel file with an internal source slicer. When I open it with Excel service, I can see it , But when I Open it with Office Web app or Office Online service , It does not show slicer. why?

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                0 comments  ·  Application Errors  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • 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

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                  0 comments  ·  Graphics  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • 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.

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                  • 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....

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                      0 comments  ·  Formulas and Functions  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • 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".

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                        0 comments  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Pls add options to deselect and select options while using pivot tables in excel.

                        We are unable to view drop down options while using excel in android mobile phones. Hence request you to add these options so that we can use excel more extensively in andriod phones.

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                          0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                        • Wie kann ich bei einer bereits erstellten Datei eine Öffnungssperre einrichten

                          Wie sperre ich eine Datei die bereits eingerichtet ist. Sie soll nur mit meinem Code zu öffnen sein

                          Vielen vielen Dank!

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                            0 comments  ·  Other  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • support form controls

                            support form controls for Android

                            82 votes
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                              24 comments  ·  Viewing / Navigating Workbooks  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                              = 2016-12-05 =

                              Great news, we’ve started work on this feature. We plan to change the behavior of workbooks on Android that contain Form Controls (and ActiveX controls) to open on the device and show a placeholder where the Form/ActiveX control exists in the workbook. While those controls will be shown as placeholders, they will roundtrip correctly so that you can edit the rest of your workbook (unlike today where we block display of the workbook).

                              Cheers,
                              Dan [MS]

                            • please make a way for shapes (and text boxes, pictures, etc.) to snap to the grid

                              please make a way for text boxes to snap to the grid

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                                0 comments  ·  Formatting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Select a non-rectangular area (discontiguous discontinuous selection)

                                Make it possible to select a non-rectangular area using only fingers (maybe holding some kind of button).
                                Please!

                                3 votes
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                                  0 comments  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                • Please, add Khmer font to Microsoft Exel for Android

                                  Please, add Khmer font to Microsoft Exel for Android

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                                  • Add a number keypad for inviting data

                                    When inputting numerical data. A virtual persistent 10 key pad that stays visible on screen until turned off would be good.

                                    24 votes
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                                      2 comments  ·  Formatting  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →

                                      = 2016-12-05 =

                                      Hi all,

                                      Just a quick heads up that we’ve begun work on a numeric keypad for working with data in Excel. If you’re familiar with the numeric keyboard in iOS, the one for Android will be similar.

                                      Cheers,
                                      Dan [MS]

                                    • Add Sovler to the Data tab in ribbon

                                      There are tools that are in the data tab that are not on android, for example: solver. I should be able to use it on my phone or tablet

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                                      • Please enable the text to column feature.

                                        Please integrate the Text to Column feature in excel mobile for Android

                                        6 votes
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                                          1 comment  ·  Editing  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                                        • Ability to open any file, even if not editable

                                          I have some files that have macros in them that I would like to be able to view without running the macros.
                                          It would be even better if I could add data to them and not break the macro portion so when I open later in a desktop version I can run the macros on the new data.

                                          10 votes
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                                            1 comment  ·  Opening and Saving Files  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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