Insider Fast Release Notes – Office for Windows April 26th, 2019

The insider fast release noted for Windows based Microsoft Office released on April 26, 2019. Microsoft released the New Build announcement for the version 1904 of Office Insider on 22nd of March 2019.

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What is new in the latest build released on March 22nd 2019 version 1904?

Redesigned product icon:

Icons for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook has been changed as below.

The above updated icons reflect the simple, powerful and intelligent Office experience.

Known issues updated by Microsoft:

  • The new Office icons will not be updated in the pinned start tiles for some time and shows the old product icons.
  • Only product icons have been updated as of now. The core file type icons (e.g., icons for .docx, xlsx, .pptx files) will be updated soon and will roll out when available.

Word

Support basic co-authoring in Word documents that contain macros

Tired of being locked out of your documents that contain macros? We heard you! You can now simultaneously view and edit .docm files that are stored on OneDrive.

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Known Issues

  • For multiple authors to be able to edit the document, they must all be on a build in which the feature is available.
  • AutoSave and real time-typing are not available at this time. Only supports basic coauthoring.
  • Users can only coauthor on the main document. The VBA project macros cannot be coauthored on. Users must check out their file to edit the VBA project.

Notable Fixes

Word

  • We fixed an issue where the UI would constantly display “Checking for Changes.”

Excel

  • We fixed an issue where the application could crash after moving a worksheet.
  • We fixed an issue where the application could crash after saving as a PDF.
  • We fixed an issue where the save dialog would not accept some Korean characters.

PowerPoint

  • We fixed an issue in PowerPoint where the comments pane would not open or close properly.
  • We fixed an issue in PowerPoint where the application could crash when deleting a video.
  • We fixed an issue in PowerPoint where in some instances the application would fail to launch.

Outlook

  • Various performance and stability fixes

Access

  • We fixed an issue where an extra shortcut to Access was created.
  • We fixed an issue where data from a linked SharePoint would display incorrectly.

Project

  • We fixed an issue where the language settings would switch from Chinese to English.
  • We fixed an issue where the application could crash when synching to SharePoint.

Insider Fast Release Notes for Office updated on April 26, 2019 contains the following information.

Excel

Notable fixes

  • We fixed an issue where Solver macros would fail to run.
  • We fixed an issue, which could prevent Excel files from being imported into SharePoint.

New features

No new features to highlight.

Known Issues

No known issues.

Outlook

New features

No new features to highlight.

Known Issues

No known issues.

Notable fixes

No notable fixes.

Access

New features

No new features to highlight.

Known Issues

No known issues.

Notable fixes

No notable fixes.

Word

New features

No new features to highlight.

Known Issues

No known issues.

Notable fixes

No notable fixes.

PowerPoint

New features

No new features to highlight.

Known Issues

No known issues.

Notable fixes

No notable fixes.

OneNote

New features

No new features to highlight.

Known Issues

No known issues.

Notable fixes

No notable fixes.

Project

New features

No new features to highlight.

Known Issues

No known issues.

Notable fixes

No notables fixes.

Visio

New features

No new features to highlight.

Known Issues

No known issues.

Notable fixes

No notable fixes.

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