Office for Windows - Insider Fast Release Notes - October 18th, 2019

Version 1910 (12209.20010)

Outlook

New feature

Send accessible mail to those who need it most

Make your messages more accessible! If a recipient has selected that they prefer accessible content, a tooltip will be displayed at the top of your message and will include a link that you can click to review and fix accessibility issues.

Notable fixes

  • We resolved an issue where New AIP\OME "Encrypt" button was not included in the current release of Office ProPlus Semi-annual Channel (1328.20362).

  • We resolved an issue where long filenames were truncated after dragging and dropping to the message body.

  • We resolved an issue where the search box could disappear when the ribbon is set to hide automatically.

  • We resolved an issue which could cause digital signatures to become broken when signing an e-mail with a digitally signed attachment.

  • We resolved an issue where upgrading Office could result in an incorrect error message of "Another install in progress".

  • We resolved an issue where a welcome message when first launching Office contained an invalid link.

Known issues

No known issues

PowerPoint

New feature

Reach more people by making your PowerPoint slides work with a Screen Reader

Check PowerPoint slides for readability by using the Reading Order pane to review and adjust the order of objects on your slides to ensure that users with screen readers best understand your content. The Reading Order pane also enables you to make additional updates such as adding missing slide titles, group objects into logical units, add alt text to objects, review automatically generated alt text, and remove objects from the reading order.

  1. Click Review > Check Accessibility.

  2. In the Accessibility Checker, click the arrow to the left of the category you want to address under Warnings or Errors, and then click an item.

  3. Click the down arrow to the right of the selected item, and click the appropriate command to address the issue.

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Word

Notable fixes

  • We resolved an issue where comments were not posted and become non-interactable if you go to the Backstage before posting the draft.

  • We resolved an issue where font name “Simsun” failed an alt font name check.

  • We identified an issue when viewing comments while using a screen reader.

  • We resolved an issue where some critiques were misidentified as being spelling or grammar critiques.

  • We resolved an issue where a new comment dialog could sometimes not obtain focus.

  • We resolved an issue where upgrading Office could result in an incorrect error message of "Another install in progress".

  • We resolved an issue where a welcome message when first launching Office contained an invalid link.

Known Issues

No known issues

New feature

No new features to highlight

Project

Notable fixes

  • We resolved an issue where users could get several messages when opening a read-only project.

  • We resolved an issue where notes might not persist if entered while doing update tasks.

  • We resolved an issue where a file could be locked by a user, but no username would be displayed in the error message.

  • We resolved an issue where upgrading Office could result in an incorrect error message of "Another install in progress".

  • We resolved an issue where a welcome message when first launching Office contained an invalid link.

New feature

No new feature

Known issues

No known issues

Excel

Notable fixes

  • We resolved an issue where check box controls could shrink when using autofit to adjust row height.

  • We resolved an issue where selecting a cell after scrolling could result in the wrong cell being selected.

  • We resolved an issue where upgrading Office could result in an incorrect error message of "Another install in progress".

  • We resolved an issue where a welcome message when first launching Office contained an invalid link.

Known issues

No known issues

New feature

No new features to highlight

OneNote

Notable fixes

  • We resolved an issue which could affect syncing from a local resource to a cloud resource.

  • We resolved an issue where upgrading Office could result in an incorrect error message of "Another install in progress".

  • We resolved an issue where a welcome message when first launching Office contained an invalid link.

Known issues

No known issues

New feature

No new features to highlight

Access

Notable fixes

  • We resolved an issue where upgrading Office could result in an incorrect error message of "Another install in progress".

  • We resolved an issue where a welcome message when first launching Office contained an invalid link.

Known Issues

No known issues

New feature

No new features to highlight

Visio

Notable fixes

  • We resolved an issue where upgrading Office could result in an incorrect error message of "Another install in progress".

  • We resolved an issue where a welcome message when first launching Office contained an invalid link.

Known Issues

No known issues

New feature

No new features to highlight

 

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