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  1. far from the truth

    cannot synchronize laptop and handset-no live share and typing
    far behind google drive.

    8 votes
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  2. Voice recognition for Word in Android

    It would be nice to dictate text direcly into a Word document for android. Especially when the keyboard has a microhone icon that indicates speech recognition available

    7 votes
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  3. night mode...text format changing of whole content without selecting all.

    Everything is good but there are some missing tools and features in mobile view. Such as night mode...and the most irritating drawback is that there are two margin left and right, both are taking unusable and unreasonable space. No option for "always screen on' during reading. This app is for mobile device. So for such a smaller device if the text alignment fit the whole scree during reading, that's better for all users. And also there is a necessity of a option to change whole content text format without selecting all. You can go through 'wps office' app for better…

    7 votes
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  4. 7 votes
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  5. Ability to add multiple pictures in a Word document

    When I try to add multiple pictures from the gallery into a word document, I cannot do that. I have to go and add pictures one at a time. This is very annoying.

    I want to first go an add multiple pictures and then I want to go and add text below each of them. This scenario is very hard to achieve currently.

    7 votes
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  6. Can we please have a sort function for university users

    University staff and students need a sort function for academic references, as per the desktop version. Without a sort function the usability for professionals is diminished.

    7 votes
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  7. Allow signing in to Office for Android using multiple accounts

    On desktop and Windows 10 Mobile, you can be signed in to Office apps using multipleaccounts (eg an MSA and an OrgId). On Android, you can only be signed in to one account at a time.

    I frequently access and edit documents from both my personal OneDrive (MSA) and OneDrive for Business (OrgId). On the other platforms, this is a seamless, enjoyable experience. On Android, I have to sign out of one account to access the other. Not so seamless.

    Please allow multipleaccounts to be added so that I don't have to sign in and out

    7 votes
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  8. Ability to move table rows/columns

    It would be great it you could move a table row/column i.e. You might copy a row but want it further down the table

    7 votes
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  9. Add the Show/Hide formatting marks button in Office 365 Word for Android

    The function to show/hide formatting marks (e.g. line breaks, spaces, etc.) is not only useful, but essential for any writer of technical documents.
    This button is present on Word for Windows and on iOS / iPad OS, but I cannot understand why it is not available under Android.
    Please fix this mess soon!

    6 votes
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  10. Add lasso tool

    Word does now have some stylus tools, but one crucial one is missing: a lasso tool for selecting text for moving, resizing (and maybe removing, copying).

    6 votes
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  11. 6 votes
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  12. Add References function

    Please incorporate the referencing function. I might not ever open my desktop if this function becomes available.

    6 votes
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  13. dont make us subscribe to vote

    You're hurting participation by doing so.

    6 votes
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  14. Allow Line breaks

    Word on a PC (which many/most users have been brought up on and are therefore used to) gives different results for using

    Enter key and the Shift key + Enter key

    I know that On Android, I can set line spacing, and I know that I can set Para spacing. It just seems a waste to have a command which is probably commonly used on PC not being available on Android.

    So a simple task on the PC becomes more awkward on the tablet. The keyboard shortcut is not being used for anything else so why not make it available…

    6 votes
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  15. 6 votes
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  16. Word for Android on phone

    Hello, it would be useful if the word office program for Android could have encrypted files with passwords.

    6 votes
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  17. sorting in dropbox

    adding the possibility to sort by date when accessing dropbox from within Word, Excell or PowerPoint

    6 votes
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  18. 6 votes
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  19. Add symbol

    MS Word for Android has no 'Add Symbol' button. The web service at least have some (even if the list is very very limited there), but on Android - nothing at all!
    Google Docs has all unicode symbols sorted according to language families and specific languages. Why can't Word for Android do the same?

    5 votes
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  20. multiple copy and past in word

    I noticed during the paste process in Microsoft word and the windows system to have the last thing copied but sometimes we want to paste a file or a penultimate sentence. Copy and paste according to time because when we copy another file it will be pasted according to the last copy.

    Therefore the solution that we want when the paste will be according to the last time and then before the last and then before before the last. A minute, an hour, a day or a week, month ,which is to be arranged by date.

    The second idea while…

    5 votes
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