Microsoft has released a fresh new Microsoft Office build for Insiders on Windows Beta Channel.
Version 2008 (Build 13127.20002) is now available for download and includes support to insert pictures taken with an iPhone or iPad into Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook on Windows.
In order to use this feature, Windows users need to have the HEIF Image Extensions installed on their machine. If you don’t, you can download them from the Microsoft Store here.
How it Insert Apple Photos
- On the Insert tab, select Pictures > From Device.
- Select a .HEIF or a .HEIC image file.
- Click the Insert button.
Tip: You can also drag and drop files from File Explorer into PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Outlook.
Excel, PowerPoint, Word
- We fixed an issue where a copy of an image with a radial gradient fill did not match the original.
- We fixed an issue where if the order of a chart series was changed, the corresponding checkbox aligned with the series was not reordered along with the series.
- We fixed an issue where the Forms button in PowerPoint did not allow the creation of Forms when access to the Office Store was not permitted.
- We fixed an issue where if a comment was added to track a change, the revisions pane would unexpectedly open.
- We fixed an issue where links to documents were not being inserted to the comments box via the Insert > Link dropdown.
- We fixed an issue where the hyperlink count in the VBA hyperlinks collection was not iterating correctly after adding an image containing a hyperlink.
- We fixed an issue that caused users to be unable to add a signature when replying to a digitally rights managed message from an inspector window when the user did not have Owner permissions on the message being replied to.
- We fixed an issue that was causing Outlook to fail to display line breaks properly in markdown content.
- We fixed an issue where trying to run certain queries have previously produced the error message “Query is too complex.”
- We fixed an issue where for a SharePoint tasks list, the ribbon buttons on the second tab may be disabled.
Source: MS Office Insiders