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Microsoft released Office for iPad four months back and since then over 35 million users have downloaded it from App Store. Today, Microsoft has announced the next wave of updates to Office for iPad. It includes some of the popular features like Presenter View, Pivot Table interaction, Export to PDF and more.
- With this release, you can enable Presenter View when projecting to another screen, so that you can see your notes, what’s coming next, and more. With this update you can also make your presentations more rich and interactive than ever by more easily including video and sound to help get your point across.
- Not only do all of your embedded videos and sound recordings now play right from PowerPoint for iPad, but you can insert video directly from your Camera Roll as well. This allows you to quickly record, embed, and present interactive content more quickly than ever, and all from one device.
- There are also new eraser and pen settings to make annotations during presentations easier than ever. You can also edit hyperlinks right from within the app, another way using PowerPoint for iPad is now easier.
- With Excel for iPad you can now sort, filter, expand and collapse, show details, and even refresh PivotTables whose data is all contained within the workbook. You can even change how your PivotTables look and feel by changing both their visual style and layout.
- We’ve also made it easier to consume workbooks and select data, including a large data range, with the introduction of a new flick gesture. Simply grab the selection handle, flick it in any direction, and Excel will automatically select from where you started to the next blank cell.
- We’ve even added in a CTRL+2 shortcut key for advanced users to switch between the modes.
- We added more paper sizes to choose from, and we added in scaling options. These improvements give you more control over the layout of your workbooks when you choose to print them.
- Export to PDF is available in the Share menu in all of our apps, and it’s available for everyone to use, whether you have an Office 365 subscription or not.
- We also introduced new tools to help you edit your pictures from within Office for iPad. When you tap a picture you now see two new options: Crop and Reset. Crop lets you do exactly what it sounds like: crop your picture. You can do this manually, using your finger to set exactly the range you’d like to crop to, or you can select from a menu of popular options. Reset allows you to quickly remove all styles and other changes from your pictures, in case you want to start over.
- Office for iPad now supports third-party fonts! If you use one of several apps to install fonts on your iPad
Read more at Office blogs.