Microsoft has pushed a new office insider update for Windows Desktop. The update takes the version of office apps Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook to Version1806 (build 10205.20008). Microsoft has also posted the release notes for all office apps.

The version 1806 for Office insider brings some fixes and improvements. You can read the changelog for individual office apps below.

Insider release notes for Outlook 2016 for Windows desktop:

What’s new


Build Numbers: Microsoft Office is changing the format of the build numbers from four digits to five digits. For example, from Build 1234.5678 to Build 12345.67890. To find the build number, start an Office app, such as Word, and go to File > Account and look under the About section.

Notable fixes

In the table below, you’ll find key fixes in the latest Insider build.

  • Various performance and stability fixes.
  • We fixed an issue where Excel becomes unresponsive or crashes when printing a workbook with a lot of ActiveX controls.
  • We fixed an issue where PowerPoint either reports an error or crashes when programmatically changing the Shape.Visible property.
  • We fixed an issue where Outlook crashed when resending a digitally signed message.
  • Various performance and stability fixes.
  • We fixed regression where only tasks from the first summary task show up in the Add Existing Tasks to Timeline dialog.
  • We fixed an issue around filtering by Date fields through Autofilter