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  1. Word problem after update

    Hallo,
    The matter consers Microsoft Word application for android. I use Samsung Galaxy Tab S2 8.0 with android 6.0.1.
    After the last update of the application it is not possible to open from SD card any Word document directly from the device preinstalled file manager. It is necessary to open every document from the Word application.
    It is so inconvenient!
    Please do something with it.
    Best regards
    Viola

    2 votes
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    • Add voice dictation

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

      8 votes
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      • Handwriting panel gives unknown character for return.

        Using the handwriting panel gives an unknown character in Word. This works every where else.
        fixing it would be great.

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        • 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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          • 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.

            4 votes
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            • WordArt

              Add WordArt for android.

              11 votes
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              • 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.

                8 votes
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                • 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

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                  • Excellent

                    Excellent job

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                      • 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 -…

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                        • 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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                          • 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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                            • 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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                              • Specify paragraph and character style

                                As part of managing more complex documents, styles are essential to keep layout consistent and to ease management of the document. Tablet office does respect styles, including using the specified "next paragraph style", but it does not actually allow specifying what style to use for a paragraph or a text selection (it doesn't expose the styles in the GUI).

                                It would be very worthwhile to be able to select (already existing) styles for text selections and paragraphs. While modifying and/or creating styles would be a desirable feature, the use of android word as a companion/quick edit option makes the selection…

                                12 votes
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                                • 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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                                    • 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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                                      • Bug: deleting apostrophes lays waste to text

                                        There seems to be a bug that arises if you attempt to delete an apostrophe: it will instead highlight and delete an apparently random chunk of text instead. If you're deleting e.g. a sentence, character by character, it will proceed as expected until you reach an apostrophe, whereupon several additional lines will vanish. If you hit 'undo' and try again, the same thing will happen, but if you then type something new after the apostrophe and then delete, it will work as normal. I've been putting up with it for months now, and it's utterly infuriating. Please fix!

                                        3 votes
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                                        • Allow addition of custom templates

                                          Just like in the desktop version, would be great to have the option to add custom templates. Particularly useful for company letterheads etc when you need to make a quick document on the go.

                                          Of course, it should support images in the header and footer.

                                          8 votes
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