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Microsoft releases update of Office apps for iOS for multitasking on ipad

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Washington D. C., Sept. 16 : Microsoft has announced that it is releasing updates for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Outlook for ipad.

According to the Verge, the company has released updates to support iOS 9’s multitasking feature for iPad.

If the users update to iOS 9 on an iPad Air 2 then they will be able to run apps like Word and Excel side-by-side.

Also, Word, Excel and PowerPoint are all getting the ability to see keyboard shortcuts by tapping the cmd key from an external iPad keyboard. The users can use Outlook for iPad now for composing new email or tabbing between email, calendar, files, people and settings using keyboard shortcuts.

In addition, both Outlook and OneNote picks up Spotlight search support for iOS 9, allowing the users to search through their notes and email from the iOS search interface.

OneNote now also supports iOS handoff to allow the users to work on a note from an iPhone and pick up and continue on an iPad. (ANI)