Microsoft has released a new Office Build for Office Insiders on Windows. The new Build 12215.20006 lets you quickly and easily visualize your data into polished Visio diagrams within Excel. Aside from that, the new Office Insider Build brings co-authoring improvements to Word alongside bug fixes. You can read the official changelog below.

What’s New

Feature updates

Visio

  • Make polished Visio diagrams in Excel: Quickly and easily visualize your data into polished Visio diagrams within Excel.

Word

  • Coauthoring improvements: Improved the coauthoring experience by making it more likely that content changes will be received by others in real time.
  • Others see your changes quickly: Co-authoring improvements mean your collaborators can see your changes faster than ever before.

Resolved issues

Access

  • The record count could be incorrect

Excel

  • We significantly improved the performance of deleting columns with merged cells
  • Users could be prevented from saving in Office 365 Excel Workbook format
  • Checkboxes could not render correctly
  • Changes to a chart size could not be saved
  • Some VBA functions would return an error on new chart types
  • Select Data Source dialogs were not case sensitive for some fields

PowerPoint

  • Changes to a chart size could not be saved

Publisher

  • Shapes could appear outside of the graphics border

Word

  • Shapes could appear outside of the graphics border
  • Highlighting text could be challenging
  • A user could be prevented from navigating to an individual item in the editor
  • Grammar or spelling errors might not be highlighted
  • Changes to a chart size could not be saved
  • A contact card could be prevented from opening after apply formatting to an @ mention
  • Resolvedan issue where users may be unable to save Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents.  This issue affects users that create a new file and bring up the “Save as Model Dialog” option after clicking on the Save icon or pressing Ctrl + S.

Office Suite

  • Performance issue when using Shapes on Windows 7
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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