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  1. 7 votes
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  2. Make Siri work in the Word app in IOS.

    Siri doesn’t work i the Word app in IOS!

    1 vote
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  3. serious flaw in “search” causes application to freeze

    August 2018: the latest version of Word for iOS freezes on my iPad after a while when using the search feature. It is not possible to exit the search mode and you are not able to scroll anymore. The only exit seems to be a hard exit (i.e. kiling the application and restarting. This is very annoying and needs to be fixed urgently. I was able to replicate the flaw multiple times.

    3 votes
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  4. Create ability to set default language for spell check in Word app, regardless of region setting on iOS. Ex.

    I live in Germany so for ease of use my iOS region is set to Germany (this way I get local news and phone numbers are formatted properly) but when I use Word I most frequently use it in English. It would be helpful if I didn’t have to change the spell check feature over to English on every new document I create and could instead set a default language.

    10 votes
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  5. Add a cover / title page

    It would be nice to have the possibility to add a cover / title page on Word for iOS just like the desktop version.

    https://support.office.com/en-us/article/insert-a-title-page-af06f4e0-131a-4aa3-8d5c-520e94e26905

    9 votes
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  6. Vertical ruler

    Include option to include vertical ruler. It doesn’t make sense just to have horizontal ruler only!

    7 votes
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  7. Font Embedding

    Enable font embedding feature on iOS Word platforms.

    8 votes
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  8. Compare Documents

    Please add feature to compare documents like we have on Word for desktop. Thank you.

    37 votes
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  9. Dropbox aeroplane mode accessing locally saved files

    IPad office apps allows access to Dropbox files but only if there is an internet connection. With Dropbox you can save files onto your iPad. It would be great to be able to work with these files in the Office Apps while in aeroplane or if there is no internet connection

    3 votes
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  10. add ADVANCE find and replace function

    Today people are using ipad or tablet for work. So it will be very helpfull if all the function in microsoft words for laptop is SAME with the ipad/tablet. For example: the ADVANCE find and replace function — it is very usefull for text editing purpose. Please please please improve the microsoft words for ipad/tablet!

    5 votes
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  11. EndNote Plugin

    Allow an EndNote PlugIn as in MacOS. Citations are very important for academic iPad Pro Users!

    7 votes
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  12. Overtype

    I use my ipad extensiviley during travel. Having the overtype feature avaliable would make filling out forms and questionaires much more efficient

    4 votes
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  13. 1 vote
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  14. serious flaw in “search” causes application to freeze

    August 2018: the latest version of Word for iOS freezes on my iPad after a while when using the search feature. It is not possible to exit the search mode and you are not able to scroll anymore. The only exit seems to be a hard exit (i.e. kiling the application and restarting. This is very annoying and needs to be fixed urgently. I was able to replicate the flaw multiple times.

    2 votes
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  15. Option to edit and show table boundaries

    Table boundaries do not show up on documents when not inside Word. So what you see is not what you get. Please correct bug

    2 votes
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  16. Problems displaying Word files

    The Word apps, downloaded from Apple and Android stores respectively, recognize a different file format and because of that, there are slips of sentences in the next pages, causing clutter, page augmentation, etc. It would be very useful if this discrepancy is resolved, so that there are no differences on the same file, whatever the device or operating system used.

    2 votes
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  17. Mail Merge iPad

    Please add Mail Merge so I can import Excel spreadsheets to Word; very important to my business!

    22 votes
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  18. Split viewof same/different document

    Add Split view of same/different document (horizontal/vertical) to read/work on with different sections simultaneously. Important to writing papers, books, longer documents, etc.

    23 votes
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  19. We need Equations editor on word for Ipad

    We need Equations editor on word for Ipad

    23 votes
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  20. Possibility to run simple macros

    If you create simple macros on Windows or Mac it doesn't work on Ipad
    (go to Summary on a long document for example)

    2 votes
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