Latest Office Insider build fixes several bugs and crashes

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New Office Insider build brings a plethora of fixes

Microsoft has released a new build for Office Insiders.

After adding the Search and enjoy feature and a couple of other significant changes lately, now Build 12013.20000 brings a new feature to PowerPoint and lots of fixes to the entire Office Suite.

Here is the full list of improvements and fixes:

PowerPoint Feature updates:

  • Print slide numbers on handouts: Slide numbers are included on your handouts automatically. Leave them on, turn them off, it’s all up to you.

Non-security updates:

Excel

  • We fixed an issue which could cause AutoSave to become enabled
  • We fixed an issue which could result in cell heights being measured inaccurately

Office Suite

  • We fixed an issue which significantly improves the performance of the Comments feature
  • We fixed an issue which could cause a crash when using arrow keys while in search
  • We fixed an issue which could prevent an @ mention if the @ symbol was placed after certain characters
  • We fixed an issue which could sometimes cause a crash when deleting @ mentions
  • We fixed an issue which prevented emojis from displaying correctly in comment cards
  • We fixed an issue with Active Clipboard which could sometimes result in a crash
  • We fixed an issue which could cause the Quick Access Toolbar buttons to stop working
  • We fixed an issue which could prevent the Document Formatting Preview from switching to the background

OneNote

  • We fixed an issue where the names of sections appear blank in the section dropdown list when Office Theme is set to Black.

Outlook

  • We fixed an issue with Send Events which could cause Outlook to repeatedly gain and lose focus
  • We fixed an issue which prevented the Post Reply to Folder shortcut from working

PowerPoint

  • We fixed an issue with Protected View which could sometimes cause problems when collaborating
  • We fixed an issue which could prevent tasks in comment panes from displaying properly
  • We fixed an issue which could cause a crash when inserting new slides

User Lifecycle

  • We fixed an issue which could sometimes result in subscription features disappearing

Word

  • We fixed an issue where hyperlinks could be broken if the hyperlink contained certain characters
  • We fixed an issue where images could be improperly sized when viewing a comment for that image
  • We fixed an issue with the Bullet List drop down menu which could sometimes result in a crash

Update to the latest Office Insider Preview Build to enjoy a bug-free experience.

What would you like to see in the next Office build for Insiders?

Leave your answer in the comments section below.

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