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  1. Ability to change a document's background color on the iPad

    On the Windows and Mac versions it is possible to change a document's background color by going to the design tab. Word for iOS will display correctly documents whose background color has been changed elsewhere (on a Mac or Windows PC), but does not allow for the change to be made within the app itself. I like to change background color for comfort while editing and that is the one feature I sorely need.

    151 votes

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  2. Allow text wrap around a photo

    I can’t wrap text alongside a photo, which makes formatting unnecessarily limited

    3 votes

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  3. Create a referencing tool

    A referencing tool would really be beneficial for people doing college/ uni assignments for us to reference websites, books etc.
    Thank you

    7 votes

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  4. Ability to delete folders on Word app on my iPad

    I would like to be able to delete folders on my iPad Word app

    2 votes

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  5. 3 votes

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  6. Lock folders and delete folders

    If only we could lock folders, we could enter a password to open it. So others won’t see my work and especially scanners.

    I can’t delete my folder. If I make a folder is is permanently stuck there. I wish we could delete the one’s I don’t need anymore.

    1 vote

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  7. APA formatting and references for IPad Word version

    Please consider developing an app to a regular full version. I study psychology and I travel. Ipad is ideal device for my school.
    And yet I can’t really use Word because it is not developed to its full version as an app.

    204 votes

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  8. Poner nombre sobre los iconos de barra de herramientas en el office para iPad

    Poner nombre sobre los iconos de barra de herramientas en el office para iPad

    1 vote

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  9. Read Aloud Icon

    Add a "read aloud icon" in the upper right hand corner near or next to the "search", "share" and "ellipsis" icons, as drilling into the "ellipsis icon" every time to use it gets tedious for heavy users of "read aloud", especially when it used often to assist with making edits to documents, articles, etc.

    1 vote

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  10. Background colour

    As I am dyslexic I know that would help a lot of people with typing and easier reading the text if they could change the background colours for more suitable colours for them, for example as yellow or blue background is very popular to use

    6 votes

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  11. Add keyboard shortcut to insert footnotes

    Add footnotes keyboard shortcut for iPadOS.

    3 votes

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  12. Invoice template???

    Invoice template???

    1 vote

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  13. Word on iPad please enable split view to see different sections of document

    Word on iPad please enable split view to see two different sections of a large document at the same time

    5 votes

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  14. Equations back as in version 2.46 at least for confinement

    As a math teacher, I bought office 365 to provide Word files with equation, text and pictures to my student.
    The equation were totaly fine until update 2.47. Équation still lack in update 2.48. Can you put it back even if it’s not your final version?

    2 votes

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  15. Drop down menu for ipad

    It would really help me if you can add in the drop down menu function in Words for ipad. My works uses that a lot and i in dire need to do that pleaseeeeeeeee.

    2 votes

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  16. 1 vote

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  17. Double spacing option

    Double spacing for paragraphs and essays.

    2 votes

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  18. Dictionaries

    Please add multiple dictionaries, synonims and Thesarurs in various languages in the iPad version of Word application.

    2 votes

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  19. Index

    It must be possible to insert an automatic index
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    1 vote

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  20. Idioma predeterminado

    Podéis poner para que podamos cambiar el idioma predeterminado UNA sola vez por favor?
    Cada vez que creo un documento tengo que cambiarlo manualmente y aun así sigue poniéndose en inglés la mayoría de las veces y haciendo lo que le da la gana

    1 vote

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