OFFICE INSIDER – WHAT HAPPENED IN FEBRUARY?

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You can find and follow all monthly Office insider new features and fixes (updates) on our blog. 👍🏻  Officer insider gets updates and new features regularly. It is important to follow these Office insider updates and use them in terms of increasing your knowledge. Now let’s take a look at what kind of changes happened in Office insider in the month of February.

 

February 2021

February 26  | Version 2013 (Build 13819.20006)

word new iconWord, PowerPoint

Notable fix

  • We fixed a graphics issue related to unresponsiveness that may occur when loading EMF images.

Excel

Notable fixes

  • We fixed an issue that prevented users from exporting an Excel workbook to PDF.
  • We fixed an issue where some formatting could be lost when copying a sheet while coauthoring.

outlook new iconOutlook

Notable fixes

  • We fixed an issue that caused users to see attachments getting duplicated when removing DRM protection.
  • We fixed an issue with alignment of multiple comments.
  • We fixed an issue in Read Aloud task pane keyboard shortcuts.

OneNote

Notable fixes

  • We fixed an issue that updates OneDrive places to now be filtered out as appropriate per the group policy setting.

Project

Notable fixes

  • We fixed an issue where task splits may be wrongly created when saving a project from Project web app to a local file. This would happen if a task calendar with non-standard working times was being used.
  • We fixed an issue where if the indicator column is not in the first column spot, when you cut a summary task you aren’t warned that the subtasks will also be removed.
  • We fixed an issue where if a user selected the Add Yourself to a Task function on their Timesheet, the correctly resource availability units may not be used on the created assignment.

February 19 | Version 2013 (Build 13811.20002)

Word

Notable fixes

  • We fixed an issue in Read Aloud task pane keyboard shortcuts.

outlook new iconOutlook

Notable fixes

  • We fixed an issue that caused users to see attachments getting duplicated when removing DRM protection.

Project

Notable fixes

  • We fixed an issue where if the indicator column is not in the first column spot, when you cut a summary task you aren’t warned that the subtasks will also be removed.
  • We fixed an issue where if a user selected the Add Yourself to a Task function on their Timesheet, the correctly resource availability units may not be used on the created assignment.

February 12 | Version 2103 (Build 13806.20000)

Word, outlook new iconOutlook

Dictation available in more languages

Dictation is available in more languages so more speakers can use speech-to-text. The feature supports seven new languages: Hindi, Russian, Polish, Portuguese (Portugal), Korean, Thai, and Chinese (Taiwan).

outlook new iconOutlook

Faster suggestions

Microsoft Search will provide more faster, more relevant suggestions when adding people to the To, CC, and BCC lines.

Excel

Notable fixes

  • We fixed an issue where Excel would sometimes close unexpectedly when trying to show the Data Types card due to a not being able to retrieve an image.

PowerPoint

Notable fixes

  • We fixed an issue with looping animations and audio bookmarks.

word new iconWord

Notable fixes

  • We fixed an issue in AutoSave.
  • We fixed an issue in resolving conflicts while in coauthoring.

Project

Notable fixes

  • We fixed an issue where Project may close unexpectedly if you are running JAWS and go to the task information dialog.
  • We fixed an issue where a task that are 100% complete may revert back to 99% complete.

February 5 | Version 2102 (Build 13801.20004)

Access

New Feature

You will now see selected tabs clearer in Access.

Excel

Notable fixes

  • We fixed an issue where Excel would stop responding after selecting a data series in a chart.
  • We fixed an issue where pressing Enter with certain keyboards on Android would add a new line rather than moving to the next cell.
  • We fixed an issue related to pictures retaining their aspect ratio during a crop operation.

outlook new iconOutlook

Notable fixes

  • We fixed an issue that caused mails to be sent as digitally signed after the user unchecked that option.

PowerPoint

Notable fixes

  • We fixed an issue related to pictures retaining their aspect ratio during a crop operation.

word new iconWord

Notable fixes

  • We fixed an issue related to pictures retaining their aspect ratio during a crop operation.
  • We fixed an issue which the comment may be truncated with links.
  • We fixed an issue with conflict mode when coauthoring.
  • We fixed an issue in saving to SharePoint Online
  • We fixed an issue in exporting Word document to PDF.

Office Suite

Notable fixes

  • We fixed an issue where Office would in some circumstances present sensitivity labels for one signed-in account when it should present sensitivity labels for a different signed-in account.

 

We compiled all the new features and fixes in February in Office insider.
Hope to see you in our other articles, bye bye. 🙋🏻‍♂️
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