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 Version 1809 (build 10813.20004). Microsoft has also posted the release notes for all office apps.


What’s new

OutlookPeople suggestions in the Scheduling Assistant

See recommendations for attendees to add when you schedule a meeting. No more switching back and forth between the Scheduling Assistant and the To line.

How to use this feature:

Create a new meeting, go to the schedule assistant, add meeting attendees. You’ll see suggestions as you type.

Notable fixes

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

  • Various performance and stability fixes
  • We fixed an excel application crash issue
  • We fixed unexpected cell font changes that occurred when inserting certain Japanese characters
  • Various performance and stability fixes
  • We fixed an issue where the subject line and special characters were removed from sent emails
  • Various performance and stability fixes
  • We fixed a crashing issue that potentially occurred when saving projects to XML format
  • We fixed an error where a local custom field with a formula was stored in the Global Template overwrites the same field in a Project not containing a defined formula
All Apps
  • We fixed a coauthoring issue that could cause incorrect merges between different platforms (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
  • We fixed a first time user sign in error with accessing folders in OneDrive (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)