Realistically speaking this won’t affect the functionality of the apps, but already it means you still have to use your finger to accurately select text in Words, defeating the point of having the cursor. Microsoft is pretty good at updating its iOS apps though – far better historically than Google, whose iOS apps like Docs are frustratingly awkward to use on an iPad.

It’s expected that Microsoft will update all its individual Word, Excel and PowerPoint apps as well as the newer all-in-one Office app that combines all three and is best used on a Microsoft 365 subscription.