Microsoft has released a new Office Build for Office Insiders who registered in Monthly(Targeted) channel. For those unaware, the Monthly channel is equivalent to the Slow ring where you get a comparatively less buggy update.

The new Build 12325.20172 has introduced a couple of new features to Outlook, Excel, and Powerpoint. You can read the official changelog below.



Searching across multiple email accounts just got easier

If you have multiple accounts connected to Outlook searching for an email can take time. The All Mailbox option now supports Top Results, an advanced search service that returns more relevant results.

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Shows Top Results from mulitiple emal accounts.

Standardize group names

Now your organization can standardize and manage how group names are created. Using a consistent naming strategy will make it easier to identify the groups in your company directory. With the new Groups Naming Policy, administrators can define naming conventions when groups are created. They can require a specific prefix and/or suffix be added to the name. They can also block the use of specific words.

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An image showing the options available to admins for groups.

Word, Excel

Save objects as pictures

Shapes, icons, pictures, oh my! Now you can save objects in Word and Excel quickly and easily through the right click menu.

An image showing a user saving an object in an excel sheet as a picture.


GIFs in a jiffy

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

Source: Microsoft