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Office for iPad updates missing features

Microsoft did what most other app developers do, and that is to launch an app missing some key features. It is not fully known why Microsoft left out the ability to print with the Office for iPad app, but at least a new update now makes it possibly.

We have a feeling that Microsoft did not want to throw everything into Office for iPad upon release because there is a greater chance that more problems could arise, and so it is far easier to include other features at a later date.

All four Microsoft Office for iPad apps have been updated, with printing support being the main focus, although there are some other great features as well, which we will look at in a moment.

Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint for iPad are now updated to version 1.0.1, whereas OneNote is on version 2.2.1, all of which were updated yesterday, April 29th, 2014.

Office for iPad printer support certainly makes these apps more useful, but SmartGuides has now been added to the PowerPoint app, which allows you to align shapes, textboxes and pictures. Excel now comes with AutoFit, which lets you adjust the width and height of numerous rows. This really does add a new dimension to spreadsheets on your iPad.

While these apps are free to download, if you wish to create new projects or edit existing ones, then you need to subscribe to Office 365.

Thanks to Office Blogs.

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Written by Peter Chubb

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