Nerd Alert: Office build numbers change format


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This might rate as the most nerdy Microsoft Office news item of the year … Microsoft is changing the build number format for Office from four significant digits to five.

Please try to contain your excitement …

The current MS Office for Windows public release has a version/build like this:

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Version 1804  Build 9226.2156   –  four digits before and after the decimal point.

Here’s the latest Insider build About screen with a nnnnn.nnnnn Build number.

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Version 1804  Build 10205.20009

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