Microsoft’s new Office 2016 for Mac Preview gets an update

Microsoft Office 2016 for Mac Preview gets an update

Microsoft has released an update for Office 2016 for Mac Preview, which brings plethora of new features, bug fixes and improvements to the productivity suite for Apple’s operating system. 

Among the new features, Outlook for Mac gets a new Propose New Time feature, allowing meeting guests to suggest a new time for a specific meeting. Furthermore, organizers can also view the proposals and modify them accordingly. As for Excel, it also gets a a new Analysis ToolPak and Solver feature. PowerPoint just received a few bug fixes, and improved support for VoiceOver.

Last but not the least, Microsoft Word received a handful changes in the latest update, including performance improvements, search feature for online document templates, improved keyboard shortcuts and much more.

Here’s the complete change log of the update as per Microsoft:

Outlook

  • Networking improvements for Exchange accounts
  • New “Propose New Time” feature: Meeting attendees can propose a new time for a meeting, and meeting organizers can view and modify meeting proposals and send updates.
  • Known bug fixes

Word

  • Scrolling performance improvements
  • New Macro recording feature
  • New search feature for online document templates
  • Proofing tools: New “custom dictionary” and “exclude dictionary” support
  • New user information settings in program preferences
  • Improved keyboard shortcuts: Support for the most popular Windows Word keyboard shortcuts
  • Accessibility feature: Improved support for VoiceOver
  • Performance improvements
  • Known bug fixes

Excel

  • New Analysis ToolPak
  • New “Solver” feature
  • Accessibility feature: Improved support for VoiceOver
  • Known bug fixes

Powerpoint

  • Accessibility feature: Improved support for VoiceOver
  • Known bug fixes

Microsoft released the preview for Mac last month, and we’ve done an in-depth review of what the new office suite has to offer to Mac users. You can check it out here.

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