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  1. Support for multitasking in IPadOS for Microsoft Office. This is crucial. And also shouldn’t be that difficult. Everyone is doing it.

    IPadOS now supports multitasking and this feature is very useful for enhancing productivity. Microsoft Office has not updated their apps for the IPad in this regard and is still lagging behind.One would have imagined that the apps would be updated within weeks as far as this crucial feature is concerned. Please update ASAP.

    87 votes
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  2. 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.

    85 votes
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  3. Ingush spelling dictionary

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

    84 votes
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  4. Add support for pasting formatted text and HTML into Word

    Pasting formatted text and HTML copied from web pages into the Pages app works, but this does not work in Word for iPad. It's a critical use case.

    82 votes
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  5. Word for iPad needs a navigation pane option

    Word for iPad needs a navigation pane option.

    82 votes
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  6. Very needed table of content!!!

    Table of contents !!! Very needed

    70 votes
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  7. 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.

    70 votes
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  8. Copy Excel Table Into Word

    I used to be able to copy a formatted table from Excel into Word, as a table with the same format but I could modify column and row height/width, etc. Now all of a sudden after the latest update, it will only paste as a picture, which is blurry, ugly and not at all what I need. Why was this feature removed? Very frustrating as I have always been able to do this and is a simple needed function of daily document creation but is now severely impacted with almost no workaround, other than having to use a completely different…

    68 votes
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  9. Changing default font

    Be able to change the default font themes

    67 votes
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  10. Extra delete button

    I just accidentally deleted my assignment instead of saving it because it deleted it straight away.

    67 votes
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  11. Support printing from iPad

    Whenever I’m working on a document from my iPad Pro and need to print it, I have to open it in Pages to be able to print it. How is there no option to print a document yet?

    56 votes
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  12. Import templates created in MS Word on Mac to MS Word for iOS

    I have a wealth of created templates on MS Word for Mac that I would like to be able to import to Word for iOS. I would be great if this were to become available. For those of us who do a lot of our work on the run and where mobility is of utmost importance, this will be a great feature.

    55 votes
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  13. 54 votes
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  14. IPad Pro Word. Allow border styles to be changed in a table.

    Currently cannot change the cell border style in Word for iPad.

    Please allow this.

    53 votes
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  15. bibliography and APA sources

    As a student i use my ipad to replace my laptop and it would be so great if you ad adding sources with the APA guidelines and making a bibliography

    52 votes
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  16. Drop Down Menus

    I was really hoping to be able to use the drop down menu feature on my ipad word that I can use on microsoft word on my computer. I would have been helpful for my business.

    51 votes
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  17. Support for iOS 11 Files App

    As it stands now if you use the Files app, you can't open and edit an Office file on the iPad. Instead the only option is to Send a Copy to Word, or Excel or PowerPoint. Then you have to save from Word and remember and find the path to save it back to it's original location. NOT efficient at all. I hope this is coming soon; this is preventing me from using Office on the iPad.

    50 votes
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  18. Sorting (A-Z) Feature in Word Mobile

    This would allow users to sort words or a list in alphabetical order.

    46 votes
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  19. Please allow for sorting files in folder

    Please allow for sorting files in folder by different filters such as “Last modified” etc. You can look at this feature on Google Drive ios

    44 votes
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  20. Allow us to create our own customizable default “Blank page/template” with our own default font style, color, margins size etc

    Allow us to create our own customizable default “Blank page/template”
    with our own default font style, color, margins size etc. - which gets saved into the same area as all the other templates - so we don’t have to customize the current “Blank page/template” each and every time we start a new document. Just like changing the default “normal template.docx” in the full Word version.

    Also please add shading of text (I don’t mean highlighting) + a toggle to permanently see the ruler and set it to in inches. Thank you for your help.

    44 votes
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