As promised, Microsoft announced that it has added full trackpad and mouse expressed support for the iPadOS version of Microsoft 360. That includes Word, Excel and PowerPoint, observing another important step in Apple’s longstanding push to blur the line between tablet and desktop, shaping iPads more well-rounded productivity machines.
Apple laid the foundation back in March, with the liberate of iPadOS 13.4. Announced alongside the latest iPad Pro, the technology introduced the ability to pair a trackpad or mouse with the tablet, producing an on-screen cursor. Romain separates it down more perfectly now . Along with the new tablet and operating system upgrade came a new( pricey) keyboard boast a built-in trackpad.
Today’s upgrade from Microsoft builds on that, furnish a more desktop-like experience when using its productivity tools on the latest iPad, iPad Pro and iPad Air. It be available for standard Office things, like highlighting textbook, selecting wander cadres in Excel and resizing graphics. Stuff that was possible before, but will definitely benefit from an approaching more familiar to anyone who’s used to doing these things on a laptop/ desktop.
The update accompanieds a handful of other additions, including a clearer interface and newly coordinated menus. All should be rolling out to users “within a couple of weeks, ” per Microsoft.