What you need to know
- Microsoft is testing trackpad support for iPad.
- Specifically for Word and Excel.
- It has rolled out the feature in betas of both apps through TestFlight.
Microsoft has started testing trackpad support for both Word and Excel on iPad through TestFlight for iPadOS.
As reported by MacRumors:
Apple released trackpad support for its entire iPad range back in March with iOS 13.4. From that release:
The feature supports Apple's Magic Mouse and Keyboard, as well as Apple's Magic Keyboards for iPad, and some third party offerings with options for both USB and Bluetooth connectivity.
As noted, the new trackpad compatibility for Word and Excel on iPad is currently only available to TestFlight users on the beta. As per the report, Microsoft has previously noted that it would bring trackpad support to Word, Excel, and indeed PowerPoint in the fall of this year.
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