Download Office 2016 bug fixes for VBA, OneNote, and more

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Office 2016 app updates

It appears that multiple bugs affected several Office 2016 apps recently, forcing Microsoft to issue fixes for each. The latest Office 2016 updates address numerous inconveniences affecting app end-users and developers in equal measure.

MS Excel and PowerPoint are some of the latest to receive updates that patch a crash problem among other issues. A solution for Outlook’s intermittent crashing bug is also available.

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Multiple fixes that Office 2016 updates bring

This article covers updates Microsoft shipped recently for Microsoft Office 2016 tools like Visual Basic Applications (VBA) and OneNote.

KB4484335 for VBA projects

The update fixes a problem causing loading failure in certain VBA projects. The bug affected projects with references to components in a file path with DBCS characters.

File names with DBCS characters also caused the same concern.

KB4484171 for Office 2016

Download this update to fix a bug impacting the loading of files that contain charts. Its release notes describe the bug as follows:

When you load a file with a chart where the axis contains both a Display units setting and a manual crossing point, the crossing point is multiplied by the Display units at load time. This causes the CrossesAt value to increase on every load.

KB4484394 for Office 2016

This fix is useful to developers that get an error when retrieving data from MS Office apps into SQL Server by leveraging SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS).

In addition, the patch addresses a problem interfering with the Power BI-driven retrieval of data from Office apps.

KB4484329 for OneNote 2016

If you’re a tenant administrator, KB4484329 should interest you. It lets users with your privileges make temporary changes to multiple synchronization intervals in OneNote for Windows.

To apply the latest app performance improvements, you may head on over to OneNote Group Policy settings.

There you have it! Don’t forget that the above are all non-security updates you can download now for your Office 2016 applications.

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Have you recently encountered any errors while using an Office 2016 tool? Feel free to let us know in the comments section below.

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