Microsoft has released a new Office Insider Preview Build for Windows users. If you’re using Surface Pen, you’ll appreciate the new features in the new Office Insider Build 12030.20004 as it now allows you to draw on Excel, PowerPoint, and Word seamlessly. Beyond that, the update has come with a lot of bug fixes. You can read the official changelog below.

Feature updates

Excel

  • Ready, set, draw: When you grab your Surface Pen, you’re ready to draw.

PowerPoint

  • Ready, set, draw: When you grab your Surface Pen, you’re ready to draw.

Word

  • Ready, set, draw: When you grab your Surface Pen, you’re ready to draw.

Non-security updates

Excel

  • We fixed an issue which could cause the font name in the ribbon to be different from the font being used

Outlook

  • We fixed an issue that could result in inappropriate resource consumption by Outlook when Protected Mode is disabled for Restricted Sites in Internet Explorer
  • We fixed an issue which could sometimes cause Unicode characters to appear when pasting text from an ANSI source
  • We fixed an issue where some users would incorrectly appear as Offline in a Group Schedule view

Word

  • We fixed an issue where table formatting could be lost
  • We fixed an issue which could break the ctrl+v keyboard shortcut

To update to the latest Office Insider Preview Build, Open any Office program and go to File>Account>Update Options> Update Now.

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