Monthly Channel

December 6, 2017
Version 1711 (Build 8730.2122)




Note: Current Channel is now named Monthly Channel.

PowerPoint: Feature updates

This channel release contains the following feature updates:

  • Export to 4K: When you export a presentation to video, Ultra HD (4K) is a resolution option.

Project: Non-security updates

This channel release contains the following non-security updates:

  • Fix an issue where tasks show as complete even when there is remaining work.
  • Fix an issue where Project hangs when using the Task Path feature.
  • Fix an issue where the timescale doesn't show the timescale labels.
  • Fix an issue where visual reports show incomplete information or fail completely.
  • Fix an issue where a failed save can corrupt a file and cause Project to crash on open.
  • Fix an issue where you can't drag tasks in the Timeline and Team Planner view.

Skype for Business: Non-security updates

This channel release contains the following non-security updates:

  • Fix an issue where, in Conversation History, the caller is shown instead of the called person. This happens when the called person's work number is modified using Active Directory.
  • Fix an issue where, for outgoing PSTN calls to mobile numbers, recipient information is missing in the call history in conversation history.
  • Fix an issue where, when initiating an IM from an email in Outlook, the subject line of the email is not included in the subject of the IM.
  • Fix an issue where, when IM conversation windows are snapped to one side, conversations appear double stacked.
  • Fix an issue where, in a VDIv2 environment, VbSS screen sharing requests appear as RDP-based requests.
  • Fix an issue where, in a failed call transfer, the caller is listed in the failure notification, instead of the missed recipient.
  • Fix an issue where the "Start using Teams" button is hidden within the client upgrade redirect banner.
  • Fix DPI scaling issues in IM windows.
  • Fix an issue where LinkedIn data does not appear in the Skype for Business Contact Card.

Word: Feature updates

This channel release contains the following feature updates:

  • Character count: Display the character count on the status bar as you type. You can enable this from the Customize Status Bar menu.


Source: Office 365 client update channel releases

See also: Version and build numbers of update channel releases - Office Support