Microsoft Releases New Security Update To Office 2016

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On Thursday, Microsoft has rolled out a new update to the Microsoft Office 2016 applications. The new update, as the company said, will bring some major fixes, features and other enhancements.

“Microsoft today released updates for each of its Office 2016 apps, introducing feature improvements, security enhancements, and bug fixes to Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. All apps have been updated with a security fix for vulnerabilities that could allow remote code execution should a user open a specially crafted Office file,” Macrumors said.

Listed below are the important applications update to Microsoft Office 2016 as reported by iPhone Hacks

Outlook

  • New Chinese and Japanese default fonts. Existing Japanese and Simplified Chinese fonts in Outlook for Mac have been updated to have a unified modern appearance and behavior.
  • Visual Basic Editor improvements. You can now add modules and references and use debug shortcuts in the Visual Basic Editor.
  • Software updates that include the following:
  • Improved VoiceOver support for weather in the Calendar feature.
  • Email address is now included in the default message attribution when you reply and forward.
  • Message list is now displayed correctly when you switch folders by having the Reading Pane turned off.
  • Improved Reminders functionality to reduce CPU consumption.
  • Improved use of advanced search operators for non-English languages.

Word

  • Visual Basic Editor improvements. You can now add modules and references and use debug shortcuts in the Visual Basic Editor.
  • New Chinese and Japanese default fonts. Existing Japanese and Simplified Chinese fonts in Word for Mac have been updated to have a unified modern appearance and behavior.
  • Ribbon extensibility. Use ribbon customization XML to customize the ribbon the way that you want it.
  • Software updates that include the following:
  • Custom paper sizes in Page Setup are now supported.
  • Find/Replace is corrected to move to the next matched word when Track Changes is turned on.
  • Fixed crashes that occur when you use Mail Merge together with Outlook.
  • Headers/Footers: Page numbering: Number of Pages option is corrected to display numbers greater than two digits.

Excel

  • New Chinese and Japanese default Fonts. Existing Japanese and Simplified Chinese fonts in Excel for Mac have been updated to have a unified modern appearance and behavior.
  • Visual Basic Editor improvements. You can now add modules and references and use debug shortcuts in the Visual Basic Editor.
  • Ribbon extensibility. Use ribbon customization XML to customize the ribbon the way that you want it.
  • Software updates that include the following:
  • Improved support for pasting from external applications.
  • Scroll bars now correctly respect OS X scroll bar settings.

PowerPoint

  • New Chinese and Japanese default fonts. Existing Japanese and Simplified Chinese fonts in PowerPoint for Mac have been updated to have a unified modern appearance and behavior.
  • Visual Basic Editor improvements. You can now add modules and references and use debug shortcuts in the Visual Basic Editor.
  • Ribbon extensibility. Use ribbon customization XML to customize the ribbon the way that you want it.
  • Software updates
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