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  1. Create an office editor.

    This program would almost look identical to word if not a feature found on word. Basically it would be an invisible page that allowed you to write over top of an original file almost as a layer. The idea being that the page will not change the original file but be looked at as reference for changes. This would be highly useful for teachers, editors and anyone looking to edit their own work without printing out the document.

    2 votes
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  2. Add voice dictation

    It would be nice to dictate text direcly in to word for android.the key board is too slow and fiddly.

    9 votes
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  3. Referencing (Citation)

    Hello, would love the feature "referencing" to be introduced to Word for Android much like you see on the desktop version of Word.

    Thankyou

    22 votes
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  4. Add macros.

    Despite the power of the processor in my smart phone, Word won't even run simple macros, something I could do 25 years ago with a Tandy PC running two floppy drives.

    5 votes
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  5. 19 votes
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  6. I would like that, in word for android, exist a navigation pane, a way to go easier to a certain page. Thanks.

    I also want word to be more accessible with talk back. When I delete a character, it simply says backspace.

    12 votes
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  7. WordArt

    Add WordArt for android.

    11 votes
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  8. Hola , mi idea les podria servir de gran ayuda , hay gente que utiliza la version world para androrid sin embargo hay niños que lo utilizan

    Hola, mi idea les podria servir de gran ayuda, hay gente que utiliza world para android , e incluso hay niños que lo utilizan o adolescentes que lo utilizan para tareas, una manera para que los adolescentes o persona que utiliza android pueda entender ya que un android y una computadora ambas son diferentes, pero personas no entienden porque no sirve la app en android, en la computadora existe menor virus depende su uso igual en android

    2 votes
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  9. Excellent

    Excellent job

    1 vote
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  10. 1 vote
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  11. make it possible to add more fonts

    it's really awesome that i can add more ttf font file to android microsoft word

    37 votes
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  12. Redesign the file manager for the tablet

    File manager for the tablet is currently viewable in three different sections. In the right-hand section only partial file names are shown so that those files that all have the similar file names for the first few characters will appear to be the same files when in fact they are not. This makes it extremely difficult to pick the correct file. It would be advantageous to use a file manager that displays the entire file name of each file so the user had no doubt as to which file they were opening and where it was being opened from -…

    1 vote
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  13. View Rulers w/tab marks

    As available on the computer a ruler view that I can manually add and adjust tab's/indents from would be great.

    10 votes
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  14. Auto correct drives me nuts sometimes

    It forcesme to spell suppose in the past tense and the grammer suggestions should actually give you a suggestion. I guess we haven't quite got thier yet Microsoft? I know you can do better than that.

    4 votes
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  15. Display document with embedded fonts

    If a word document has embedded fonts, the display and editing on android should allow for that font to be used.
    It would be great if the embedded font can be installed automatically.

    33 votes
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  16. Make Word for Android compatible with Samsung's multi-window

    Love using word with my android devices (Samsung Galaxy Note 2014 Edition Table and Samsung Galaxy Note cell phone.
    Would love to get the full use of my android devices, Word for Android does not appear to be compatible with the Samsung's multi-window feature.
    Please make the Word for Android app to be able to function with Samsung multi-window features.

    18 votes
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  18. Improve digital signatures

    Improving digital signatures, I believe that in the near future this will be a feature that is used much because the tendency is to stop using paper, so the use of alternative mechanisms such as digital signatures (certificates) or (biometrico as tablets wacom) will be one of the features that users will use daily.

    Currently the functionality of digital signatures work well, however as a user think it could be improved by including more information regarding errors during the process of signing, suggestions on how to fix some errors in the firms, make more beautiful generally provide more elements tools…

    15 votes
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  19. Office 365 Lite

    Nowadays, most people have smartphones, and for us that do not need professional grade documents, but still need advance features not offered in the free mobile apps nor the web apps. I want to ask for Microsoft to create a plan for that. I barely use a computer nowadays. 95% of my use is via a smartphone. therefore I will be waisting a regular subscription to office 365, since I dont have a computer to install the regular desktop apps. my storage needs varies between 10GB to 30GB. running a microbusiness and full time employed. so It makes sense for…

    4 votes
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  20. Include A Search Option

    If you have lots of separate documents saved on your device, locating a particular document can be a nightmare. You have to physically scroll through files hoping you don't miss what you are looking for and then have to start all over. Or you'll have to exit the app and search in storage.

    A simple solution is the put a search function at the top of the open app, so users can type the title of the doc and have the app pull up all docs with that title. This should be an easy function to add. Other less popular…

    8 votes
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