Current Channel

November 10, 2016
Version 1610 (Build 7466.2038)




Excel: Feature updates

This channel release contains the following feature updates:

  • Ink replay: Go to Draw > Ink Replay to replay handwriting forward and backward to hide and reveal content, provide step-by-step instructions, or better understand the flow of othersí thoughts. More information
  • CSV (UTF-8) support: Open and save CSV files that use UTF-8 character encoding.
  • Data Transformations and Connectivity Enhancements: Select to import related tables when loading data from OData sources, add custom columns with values coming from a function computation, or show the dependencies between queries using a dedicated view.
  • Shared with Me: See documents others have shared with you by going to File > Open > Shared with Me. More information


Excel: Non-security updates

This channel release contains the following non-security updates:

  • Fix an issue where, when typing in the formula bar and using a function with a dropdown, such as VLOOKUP, hitting Enter to complete the formula selects the top item from the autocomplete dropdown instead of leaving the typed in value as-is.
  • Fix an issue where opening an Excel 97 - Excel 2003 Binary file format (BIFF8) file that contains a hyperlink in a protected sheet causes Excel to think the file is corrupt and Excel tries to repair or remove the unreadable content.


OneNote: Non-security updates

This channel release contains the following non-security updates:

  • Fix an issue where a user can't delete a custom page template.


Outlook: Feature updates

This channel release contains the following feature updates:

  • Summary cards for travel reservations and packages: Verify and track travel reservations, as well as package deliveries, using summary cards automatically created in the Inbox and Calendar. More information
  • Editor: Provides advanced, contextual proofing to help improve one's writing. More information


Outlook: Non-security updates

This channel release contains the following non-security updates:

  • Fix an issue where Rich Text Format (RTF) e-mail messages canít be opened by the recipient if the message was sent using Information Rights Management.


PowerPoint: Feature updates

This channel release contains the following feature updates:

  • Section copying: Copy and paste sections between presentations.
  • Shared with Me: See documents others have shared with you by going to File > Open > Shared with Me. More information


Skype for Business: Non-security updates

This channel release contains the following non-security updates:

  • Fix an issue where, when using tabbed conversations, double-clicking on a tab and starting to type can sometimes cause the focus to move to a different tab and continue the typing in that conversation window.
  • Fix an issue where URLs included in an instant message can't be selected in the chat history window by using the keyboard.
  • Fix an issue where a typing sound should be heard if the "Play a sound when viewing an IM conversation and someone is typing" check box is selected under Ringtone and Sounds options.
  • Fix an issue where dialog boxes that appear aren't announced when using a screen reader, such as Narrator.
  • Fix an issue where the first run tutorial can't be navigated with a keyboard and can't be read by a screen reader, such as Narrator.
  • Fix an issue where the taskbar presence icon doesn't scale in High DPI settings.
  • Fix an issue where the clear field button in the search box can't be selected by using the keyboard.
  • Fix an issue where a user can't launch a meeting if the invite is from a user in another pool.
  • Fix an issue where a user adding themselves to a meeting is incorrectly shown as a different user.
  • Fix an issue where the contact presence icon on the status change notification was hidden for incoming calls for the boss.
  • Fix an issue where the text cursor blink rate in the IM window doesn't match the keyboard properties setting in Windows.
  • Fix an issue where a screen reader announces an incorrect contact name for a group conversation.
  • Fix an issue where user can't select multiple contacts by using the keyboard.
  • Fix an issue where user photos can't be retrieved from Exchange.
  • Fix an issue where the Skype for Business client connects to a Skype for Business Server on the internal network, instead of one on the external network, when the user connects by using Direct Access.
  • Fix an issue where Skype for Business client crashes when trying to resolve the name of the meeting owner.
  • Fix an issue where changing a Windows setting while Skype for Business is starting up or shutting down causes Skype for Business to crash.
  • Fix an issue where Skype for Business crashes when opening the participant list in a persistent chat room and trying to move the keyboard focus to the participant list.
  • Fix an issue where Skype for Business crashes on resume when no network is available.


Visio: Feature updates

This channel release contains the following feature updates:

  • Third-party templates and diagrams: Browse or search for new templates and sample diagrams available from select third-party content providers. The third-party providerís name is listed on the thumbnail.


Word: Feature updates

This channel release contains the following feature updates:

  • Editor: Provides advanced, contextual proofing to help improve one's writing. More information
  • Ink replay: Go to Draw > Ink Replay to replay handwriting forward and backward to hide and reveal content, provide step-by-step instructions, or better understand the flow of othersí thoughts. More information
  • Edit with natural pen gestures: Make changes to a document by circling to select and crossing out to delete. More information
  • Shape recognition: Automatically transform your drawings into shapes by using Draw > Convert to Shapes. More information
  • Shared with Me: See documents others have shared with you by going to File > Open > Shared with Me. More information


Word: Non-security updates

This channel release contains the following non-security updates:

  • Fix an issue where a user can't use inking with content controls or when noncontiguous selections are made.


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