MS Office for iOS features Improved Inking Support

As you may be aware, Microsoft is using an Insider program for testing almost all of their products and services. Office apps aren't an exception — the Office Insider Program is open to both PC, iOS and Mac users. The company has released another preview version of Microsoft Office for iOS, available to Insiders.

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The version 2.7 (17103001) is a preview version of the upcoming November update for Office for iOS. The apps include the following changes.

  • Digital ink: With the addition of a digital pencil to pens and effects that are already available, you can sketch out your ideas to make them come to life and rediscover the simple pleasure of creating content with a pen. This feature is available in Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Faster scrolling: Move quickly through long spreadsheets on your touch device using the new scroll handles. This feature is available in Excel only.Excel Scrolling

See the following video:

Version 2.7 (17103001) is a preview of the November monthly update.

Source: Microsoft.

2 thoughts on “MS Office for iOS features Improved Inking Support

  1. sketch

    Why Android wasn’t their first choice to bring this update given it has highest market share?

    1. Sergey Tkachenko Post author

      Who knows? It is Microsoft and its internal marketing policy.


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