Microsoft has released a new Office Build for Office Insiders on Windows. The new Build 12001.20000 has introduced plenty of new features to Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Word. The new Office Insider Build brings a lot of bug fixes and performance improvements too. You can read the official changelog below.

What’s New

Excel Feature updates:

  • Collaboration just got easier: Co-authoring improvements mean that when working with conditional formatting, cell styles, and more, your changes are merged seamlessly with those of your collaborators.
  • Search and enjoy: We’ve added Search to Insert Icons to make it easy to find the icon you want. And when you’re selecting, the Insert button tells you how many you’ve picked.

Office Suite Feature updates:

  • New Office app icons: Redesigned app icons to reflect the simple, powerful, and intelligent experiences of Office

Outlook Feature updates:

  • Advanced protection against attack: With Office 365 Advanced Threat Protection, you’re protected against attacks through hyperlinks within email subjects, attached messages, signed messages, network paths, and so on.
  • Search and enjoy: We’ve added Search to Insert Icons to make it easy to find the icon you want. And when you’re selecting, the Insert button tells you how many you’ve picked.

PowerPoint Feature updates:

  • Search and enjoy: We’ve added Search to Insert Icons to make it easy to find the icon you want. And when you’re selecting, the Insert button tells you how many you’ve picked.

Word Feature updates:

  • Others see your changes quickly: Co-authoring improvements mean your collaborators can see your changes faster than ever before.
  • Search and enjoy: We’ve added Search to Insert Icons to make it easy to find the icon you want. And when you’re selecting, the Insert button tells you how many you’ve picked.

Non-security updates:

Outlook

  • We fixed an issue which caused meeting recipients to receive two notifications after a meeting was cancelled

PowerPoint

  • We fixed an issue which could cause a crash when the user selected No Outline or No Fill for Shapes and Icons
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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