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  1. Nynorsk language spelling dictionary must be included in Word app for iOS

    Nynorsk language spelling dictionary must be included in the Word app for iOS
    The Norwegian Nynorsk language spelling dictionary is not available in the iOS app version of Word. This is very unfortunate, as iPads are more and more in use for writing and exams in Norwegian schools, and all students at high school level must write the language.

    301 votes
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  2. 258 votes
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  3. Open multiple documents (simultaneously)

    I'd like the ability to open multiple documents at the same time, so I can switch easily between them. When switching from one document to another it closes the current one and it takes loading time to open the other doc (which isn't workable in a meeting).

    With something like tabs you can easily switch...

    202 votes
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  4. 177 votes
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  5. Dark Mode

    So many new apps, the Medium app for example, are providing a Dark Mode for ease of use during darkened or nighttime viewing conditions. So, why hasn’t MS Word given us this choice? The eye strain for someone who does a lot of reading, writing, and editing in dark conditions is almost unbearable at times. You may as well shine a lamp in your face while working! But, seriously, it’s time for Microsoft to stop playing catch-up and be the leader they can be. Please, bring Dark Mode to the mobile MS Office apps, especially Word, ASAP! Thank you.

    166 votes
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  6. Full version of Microsoft Office

    I think that a full version of MS Office should be released to the ipad. The iPad has more than enough power to be able to run it. If PCs can run it, I don’t see why iPads should have a problem.

    143 votes
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  7. Enable the original Word for the IPad pro!

    I really need the full verion of the word app! Can‘t format an text as i like, so i need to take an other computer to write textes. The Excel app would be nice too

    136 votes
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  8. Permanently Change Default Font Setting

    Please please create a feature - like on other Word platforms - to permanently change the default font on the Word app. It is an inconvenience to have to change my font every time I want to work with a new document in word

    112 votes
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  9. Table of contents

    Ability to insert automatic table of contents/figures

    107 votes
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  10. SIDE BY SIDE WORD DOCUMENTS IPAD PRO!

    This is very easily done and is a must for an app you make us pay at least £5.99 a month for. Really making life hard work! It’s been in review for over 1.5 years now.... we need an answer!

    98 votes
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  11. We need to be able to password protect our documents and add the thesaurus for iPad!

    As a teacher and a writer, I need to be able to password protect my documents. I use my iPad at home and at work and this feature is something I miss. Also the need for the thesaurus as well as the dictionary is an obvious one!

    94 votes
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  12. Open Multiple windows

    Add the native iOS 13/iPadOS feature of using multiple windows next to each other in split view. (iOS 13 does now support this. There will then be multiple instances of Word/Excel be opened)

    89 votes
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  13. Navigation pane

    Please add navigation pane support for iPad/iphone, navigating a large document that I have set up with headers is a pain currently. additionally a next page previous page button would be helpful as scrolling constantly can be tiresome.

    89 votes
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  14. Equations

    The option to add equations and math symbols like in the full version on PC

    88 votes
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  15. View multiple pages side by side on iPad

    I really like using Word. But for some reason, on my iPad, there is no option to view multiple pages side by side. I don't mean open multiple documents at once, I mean simply view multiple pages in a document like so:

    http://imgur.com/a/8M94k

    This is a really useful view for typesetting books. And there is even an option under the View tab on iPad to view One Page or Page Width, like in other Word versions. But the option to show Multiple Pages is not there, even on my iPad Pro which has a bigger screen than my Surface tablet.

    79 votes
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  16. Ingush spelling dictionary

    It would be great to have Ingush spelling dictionary available for download from Microsoft official resources.

    77 votes
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  17. References function in word

    There should be a reference tab in word for iOS like there is in word for OS. It makes it more difficult to write an assignment and enter references because an outside citation tool has to be used and the reference has to be transferred into the document. It is very time consuming and inefficient.

    74 votes
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  18. Word for iPad needs a navigation pane option

    Word for iPad needs a navigation pane option.

    70 votes
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  19. Insert Citation

    On the IOS app add the Insert Citation feature that's on desktop. It would be very useful for students.

    66 votes
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  20. Add Table of Contents feature to iOS version

    Table of Contents (ToC) Is an essential function of generally all documentation, why is this not available yet? Please add this feature to all versions of word. I especially need it on iOS right now.

    66 votes
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