Annotate Office documents with your finger on iPhone in latest update

iOS Excel Word Update Featured

The Microsoft Office team has just delivered a fresh set of updates to the Word, Excel, and Powerpoint apps on iOS. Overall, the update brings the usual improvements to the Office experience and support to annotate Office documents with your finger (via Neowin.)

The update brings Office for iOS to version 1.2.4 overall. Please see the full changelog below.

PowerPoint

  • Use the Find icon on the ribbon to search for any text in your presentation.
  • Use your finger to write, draw, and highlight with the new tools in the Draw Tab.
  • Enjoy even more flexbility for storing and accessing your presentations with Citrix.

Word

  • Use your finger to write, draw and highlight with the tools in the new Draw tab (iPhone only).
  • Enjoy even more flexibility for storing and accessing your documents with Citrix.

Excel

  • Use your finger to write, draw and highlight with the tools in the new Draw tab (iPhone only).
  • Enjoy even more flexibility for storing and accessing your spreadsheets with Citrix.

So, what do you think of these updates? The Draw functionality has long been available on the Windows and iPad versions of these apps, but only now makes it way over to the iPhone. Will you be using this draw functionality on your iPhone or iOS device? Let us know what you think by dropping us a comment below!

‎Microsoft Word
‎Microsoft Word
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‎Microsoft Excel
‎Microsoft Excel
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‎Microsoft PowerPoint
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