Microsoft Office 2016 for Windows
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On July 20, Microsoft released new builds of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Access, and Project for Windows desktop users subscribed to the Windows Insider program. Microsoft says that this week’s release does not include any new features or major improvements.

“Note that we often roll out features (and sometimes even fixes) to Insiders over a period of time. This allows us to ensure that things are working smoothly before releasing the feature to a wider audience,” Microsoft explains in a support document.

What’s changed in Build 10711.20012 for Microsoft Office 2016 suite?

  • Microsoft Word: The latest update includes various performance and stability fixes for Word.
  • Microsoft Excel: The update fixed an issue with Edit Workbook button showing for read-only users. Microsoft has also included a fix for the analytic chart and grid filter errors.
  • Microsoft PowerPoint: This update addresses an Open file crash issues when the existing file was in Slide Master view.
  • Outlook: Microsoft has finally addressed the scroll issue in the Address Book dialog.
  • Microsoft Access: Various performance and stability fixes are included in this release.
  • Microsoft Project: Microsoft fixed a Project hanging issue.
  • Great to see Microsoft Corporate continue to invest in Microsoft Access, the world’s most popular database application development platform with over 1.4 copies installed since 1992.

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