Microsoft is bringing mouse and trackpad assist to its Workplace for iPad apps as we speak. The software program maker promised it will replace its Workplace iPadOS apps earlier this yr, and the updates at the moment are stay within the App Retailer for Phrase, Excel, and PowerPoint.
Workplace for iPad now enables you to use the built-in trackpad on Apple’s Magic Keyboard to navigate round textual content, photographs, and different objects in Phrase, Excel, and PowerPoint. The cursor is context conscious, like different apps which have taken benefit of the Magic Keyboard, so you may spotlight textual content in Phrase, resize photographs and charts in PowerPoint, and choose a number of cells in Excel. It’s similar to utilizing Workplace on a PC or Mac.
Alongside the mouse and trackpad assist, Microsoft can also be adding more Fluent UI to its Workplace for iPad apps. Phrase, Excel, and PowerPoint all have refreshed begin screens and a brand new ribbon of function menus.
Microsoft can also be planning to deliver a number of doc assist to Excel, higher contextual menus, and offline file assist for cloud information within the coming months. This newest mouse and keyboard assist is beginning to roll out as we speak and “ought to attain all customers inside a pair weeks.”