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  1. Offline editing of files on onedrive

    Want to be able to open and edit a file whilst offline and have the changes synced when I reconnect to the internet (like in google docs for ios).

    Currently I have to have the document initially opened from the cloud whilst there is an internet connection, and only then am I allowed to take the device offline and edit it.

    16 votes

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  2. The possibility to use Zotero

    Please add the possibility to use Zotero.org plug in.

    Then they can develop a plug in, so that we can cross grade between Word for Mac with Zotero and the iPad and iPhone version.

    16 votes

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  3. Expand formatting tools to add paint bucket tool

    If users are paying for Microsoft services then they would expect it to include all the basic features, like the paint bucket tool.

    4 votes

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  4. Just do whatever it takes to make password protected attachments open-able.

    Important attachments with password should be simply openable.

    5 votes

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  5. Word security.

    Excel file can be secured with password from "File" but Word one has to go to "Preferences" which makes it cumbersome, best for both work same way.
    Word and Excel files cannot be secured with passwords when uploaded to Apple 6 phone. Would be nice to have them secured separate from phone security.

    7 votes

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  6. Macros for Word

    Macros for Word on iOS very important.

    29 votes

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  7. Read mode for Word

    Please add a read mode for iPad similar to that on Word for android

    28 votes

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  8. Encryption on Ipad

    To encrypte the documents right on the iPad

    7 votes

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  9. View of all pages

    to make navigation easier it would be good if you see all pages on a grid and quickly go to the page you want.

    25 votes

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  10. Add simultanious co-author like in Word 2016 and Online

    You should not have to edit offline, everything should be online, or there should be a way to work on word online in the app, NOT this synching.

    6 votes

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  11. Handoff

    You should add handoff support for both word, excel, powerpoint and outlook on mac and iOS.

    34 votes

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  12. user name change

    User names should be changeable. Otherwise, cannot work seamlessly between desktop and mobile.

    9 votes

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  13. Menu is hidden beneath keyboard when tapping on links

    Menu is hidden beneath keyboard when tapping on links

    See screenshot from iPhone app

    http://i.imgur.com/PN4ZHxS.jpg

    4 votes

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  14. Annotation of documents

    start annotation service in all your platform . to hear the documents .

    4 votes

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  15. Better support for offline work and cloud services

    My company uses Box and I often use Word while commuting offline. Two things:
    - to open a file from Box, I have to take many steps: ...More to open iCloud document picker, locations, Box, file. The number of steps could be reduced, if I could select Box from the main menu, like Dropbox and OneDrive
    - if I use Word to edit a file stored in an offline folder in Box and save and close it, the file disappears from Word. It is somewhere in an invisible upload queue and only when I go back online, it will start…

    11 votes

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  16. Add Page Up/Page Down to hardware keyboard short cuts

    The combination are Cmd or Ctrl +up and Cmd or Ctrl +down, which moved the cursor to the top and bottom of the document, respectively. There is no shortcut to move page by page

    10 votes

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  17. Allow user whether to show or not the comments

    Comments are not always useful for editing a document

    8 votes

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  18. Make it easier to comment when in tablet read mode

    When I review a document in order to comment on it, I typically want to hold it as if I were reading something printed on paper. I typically sit on a chair or sofa, hold my iPad in one hand in portait, read and scroll and want to leave quick comments where needed. Currently, if I want to comment, the canvas moves to the left to show the comment column and the keyboard pops up. First of all, I would like to see pop-up comments over the page, so that the text is still visible. Second, if you are holding…

    9 votes

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  19. Add support for documents on WebDAV server

    As discussed here (http://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/office/forum/office_mobile-word/word-for-ipad-supporting-webdav-server/7886bc2f-d7f8-4435-b70a-6f523b97eb19) Word for iPad does not support opening documents from a WebDAV server. It uses the MS-FSSHTTPB protocol to get files from a SharePoint server, but does not support WebDAV protocol.
    Please add support to open documents directly from a WebDAV server.

    25 votes

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  20. Open in Word for Ipad documents in another app on ios

    need to be able to open file in WD cloud app on ipad to be able to save it to my network drive. Currently you cannot directly open a file in Word for Ipad in another app in IOS

    15 votes

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