Microsoft Enhances Office For iPad
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User Rank: Author
8/1/2014 | 1:02:19 PM
The PowerPoint tweaks sound quite welcome. What else is holding you back with PPT on iPad, readers?
User Rank: Apprentice
8/1/2014 | 3:38:14 PM
Re: PowerPoint
The Excel enhancements on the iPad are definitely a huge step up for usability. We like to use Google Sheets for it's simplicity, but there are times when we want to do more advanced operations and that's where Excel on the desktop thrives. Good to hear that Microsoft is adding more advanced functionality to the iPad to make Excel as robust on the iPad as it is on the desktop.

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Li Tan
Li Tan,
User Rank: Ninja
8/2/2014 | 5:09:37 AM
Re: PowerPoint
I am not an analyst or statistics intensive user so I am not able to comment much on Excel shortcuts. But I do love Office on iPad, especially the look/feel and usabibility. It will help business people a lot during traveling. But I have one doubt - if MS tries to put in a plug for Office on iPad, will it affect MS Surface business? The reason is that iPad can also have Office.:-)

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