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  1. Allow users to use their own fonts

    I would like to be able to download additional fonts to Word for Android. For example, I am a student of Greek literature and would like to be able to download SPIonic fonts.

    54 votes
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    • Word for android COULD BE IMPROVED BY adding a font downloader

      Word for android COULD BE IMPROVED BY adding a font downloader

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      • Fonts

        Make it available to download other fonts to the Microsoft word app on Android phones!!

        33 votes
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        • Needs a navigation option for Word

          On the original desktop version, there is an option to pull up a navigation pane; and the ability to jump to headers in different sections of a document. Great for reports, novels or collected archives of dated work.

          The Android version is incredibly limited in this sense; since you don't have any choice but to scroll through all the pages (what could be thousands). A 'jump to the end' option would be a great start. Though a jump to header or a navigation menu would be the best answer. And a grab bar for scrolling would also be useful.

          32 votes
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          • please add hindi font like kruti dev and mangal in word app

            please add hindi font like kruti dev and mangal in word app

            31 votes
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            • make it possible to add more fonts

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

              31 votes
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              • 30 votes
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                • Multi-Window for MS Word

                  I thin kit would be useful if MS Word could support split-screen with A) a second word document (so that you can have two word documents up side-by-side) and, B) any another application (e.g. PDF viewer, or browser, or file manager, etc.)

                  29 votes
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                  • I'd like to achieve the same APA formatting as with the desktop application of Word within the Word for Android app.

                    Within the desktop app, you'd select the "Reference" menu tab, input source information via the "manage sources" option, and then utilize the "insert citation" option for easy incorporation of source data into the document. Ideally, the same tab, same sources compilation abilities, and same insertion method would be present in the mobile app.

                    27 votes
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                    • 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.

                      25 votes
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                      • We indians want hindi fonts so that we can do official work on our mobile phones. Official documents are in docx format in hindi font which

                        We indians want hindi fonts so that we can do official work on our mobile phones. Official documents are in docx format in hindi font which cant be vied on mobile

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                        • Add the full proofing and grammar checking tools included on MS Word desktop version

                          In full Microsoft Word (desktop version, from 2007 onwards) you can switch on extra grammar checking and readability features that help you write.

                          https://support.office.com/en-gb/article/Test-your-document-s-readability-85b4969e-e80a-4777-8dd3-f7fc3c8b3fd2

                          How about having the option to switch these on in the Android version of Word?

                          I appreciate this would be a 'paid for' thing and be included in an Office365 subscription.

                          All I'll say is, right now, there's not a lot between Android Word and built-in options like Google Docs. To people who write for a living, having an offline readability checker is really useful. If Android Word has it, but Google Docs doesn't, which one…

                          19 votes
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                          • Enable choosing default font in Word (Office) for Android

                            How come it's not possible to enable a default font in Word for the Android platform, when competing companies can?
                            Really, how hard can it be, programming-wise ... ?

                            17 votes
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                            • 17 votes
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                              • 16 votes
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                                • Add Times New Roman to the list of fonts offered.

                                  I write my essays for college on my phone through the word app. Most of my essays require my to type them in times new Roman which isn't possible on the app. I was wondering if it were possible to add the font to the other fonts, so I can continue my school work though the app.

                                  16 votes
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                                  • 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

                                    16 votes
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                                    • 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.

                                      16 votes
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                                      • Fast Scrolling

                                        in long documents it take a lot of time to scroll though to the most page. Please add fast scrolling option

                                        16 votes
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                                        • 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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