Excel for iPad – a tour

The features in Excel for iPad.

Here’s a look at the major features in Excel for iPad, looking over the five main tabs. The buttons will be familiar in most cases, though the underlying menus/galleries are different and limited compared to Excel for Windows or Mac.

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Below each image is a list of the buttons / menus from left to right.


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Font Size

Bold, Italic, Underline (one only)

Cell Borders: No, All, Outside, Thick Box, Bottom, Top, Left, Right

Cell Background Color

Font Color

Justify: Left, Center, Right, Top, Middle, Bottom

Merge and Center cells

Cell Formatting: General, Number, Currency, Accounting, Date, Time, Percentage, Fraction, Scientific, Text, Special

Cell Styles

Insert & Delete Cells: Shift Cells down, Shift Cells Right, Insert Sheet Rows, Insert Sheet Columns

Delete Cells: Shift Cells down, Shift Cells Right, Delete Sheet Rows, Delete Sheet Columns

Sort and Filter: Ascending, Descending, Filter


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Text Box


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Many Excel functions are available, listed under the buttons on the Formulas tab. You can also click on the Formula Bar, press the = (Equals) key and start typing a formula, just like in Excel. As you type, function names will appear to autocomplete your typing.

See also the Formulas Keyboard – a special Excel keyboard to make entering/editing formulas easier.

AutoSum: Sum, Average, Count, Max, Min

Recent: recently used functions




Date & Time

Lookup & Reference

Math & Trig

More Functions: Statistical, Engineering, Info, Database

Recalc: force a recalculation of the worksheet


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Formula Bar

Sheet Tabs



Freeze Panes: Panes, Top row, First column