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  1. 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.

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    • 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.

      3 votes
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      • Annotation of documents

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

        3 votes
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        • Encryption on Ipad

          To encrypte the documents right on the iPad

          3 votes
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          • 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.

            11 votes
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            • 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

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              • Mail Merge

                Would love top be able to Mail Merge from Excel to Word on my iPad. As I am always working from the road it is easier to carry my iPad and phone but mail merge is an important feature to me and I'm sure many users and would be great to finally be able to leave my laptop at home

                11 votes
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                • Critical Bug: Saving to a "mounted" OneDrive shared folder gives access to the whole OneDrive

                  Someone shared a folder on OneDrive with me, with edit rights. I "mounted" that folder on my OneDrive (option to "Add to my OneDrive"[1]).

                  If I try to create a new document, and save it to that shared folder in my OneDrive, and it works. But Word seems to add the whole account of the folder's owner. It's like if I add a second OneDrive account to my Word, and now I'm able to browse the whole OneDrive of that person (all of the folders). Didn't tried to open any file, but I can browse every single folder there as…

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                  • user name change

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

                    6 votes
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                    • 2 votes
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                      • Show documents at once

                        As iOS 9 split screen does not allow users to show the same app side-by-side, the Word app could implement this and allow users to open two documents side-by-side, or different parts of the same document

                        15 votes
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                        • help work out bugs on ipads

                          when you go to make on do not disturd it will noyt close the menu

                          1 vote
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                          • Macros for Word

                            Macros for Word on iOS very important.

                            21 votes
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                            • 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…

                              9 votes
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                              • 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

                                9 votes
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                                • Allow user whether to show or not the comments

                                  Comments are not always useful for editing a document

                                  6 votes
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                                  • 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…

                                    4 votes
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                                    • Find replace

                                      Find and replace special characters; Wordart. I very lack this two funcktions In Word for iOS

                                      4 votes
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                                      • Read mode for Word

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

                                        18 votes
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                                        • Please Fix Farsi Input

                                          This app is really great for productivity on iPad, but i can't type farsi, there are no farsi fonts neither. Please fix this issue and add farsi fonts to this app.

                                          11 votes
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