Office Insider Windows beta channel

Microsoft has released an update for Office for Windows in the Beta Channel.

Office Insider update for Windows Beta Channel Version 2010 (Build 13312.20006) is live and brings a couple of new features to Outlook including built-in translator support, grammar and advanced style recommendations as you draft your emails.


Break the language barrier with a built-in translator

Communicate across languages with new translation features in Outlook for Windows. This feature allows you to translate full messages or specific words and phrases. In a message, right-click to translate specific words, phrases, or the whole message.

Grammar and style suggestions 

You can now proactively get grammar and advanced style recommendations as you draft your emails. This is our first foray into providing grammatical assistance by default in Outlook for Windows. Check out the blue underlined and gold dotted underlines words to review our grammar and advanced style suggestions.  

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Grammar suggestions in Outlook.

Notable fixes

  • We fixed an issue where when a user copy-and-pastes an email address into the recipient field with the display name, the email address wasn’t always parsed correctly and caused a warning about an invalid email address to appear. 
  • We fixed an issue with Outlook with message set to Do not forward.


Notable fixes 

  • We fixed an issue where when the Office language was set to Spanish, in which data validation lists may not show all the items in the list.
  • We fixed an issue which could cause an error that “Excel ran out of resources while attempting to calculate one or more formulas.” 
  • We fixed an issue with 2D Map Charts where using VBA to set the colors for the max, mid, and min values for a series was not working.
  • We fixed an issue where ChartSheet crashed in some cases when a formula is entered through formula bar.


Notable fixes

  • We fixed an issue where a user tapping on a tracked change (insertion/deletion) would bring up a comment pop-out.
  • We fixed an issue with deleting comment callouts in Word.
  • We fixed an issue with saving Word document that contains citation and equation.