Microsoft Updates Office Apps For iPad

The new Office enhancements make working on iPad more manageable.

Recently, Microsoft shared that it has made several updates to the Office apps to make working on iPad even easier.

According to the company, the Word, Excel, and PowerPoint apps are being updated to help you take full advantage of trackpad support in iPadOS. This will allow iPad users to use a mouse or Apple’s new Magic Keyboard easy cursor control, fluid navigation, and precise adjustments. 

Well, when moving a finger across the built-in trackpad of Magic Keyboard, the cursor transforms into the tool a user might need depending on the content  he/she pointing to. Now, "using a mouse or trackpad with iPad for common tasks like highlighting a passage of text in Word, selecting a range of cells in Excel, and moving and resizing graphics in PowerPoint are as simple and intuitive as ever. "

Source: Microsoft


Microsoft said that it is updating the overall user experience in Word, Excel, and PowerPoint with new start screens and a new ribbon of feature menus. These new updates bring a cleaner and more modern user experience which has proven to help people more easily find what they need and focus on the task at hand.

Well, these enhancements reflect the recent design enhancements the company has been making with its Fluent UI which users will see across the Microsoft 365 experience.

A lot of people have already started receiving these updates via a phased roll-out, which should reach all users within a couple of weeks.



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