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Office 2016/2013 bug fixes and updates for August 2019

Here’s this months list of bug fixes and updates for Office 2016 and Office 2013.

These apply only to the older ‘MSI’ Windows installs not the modern ‘Click to Run’ Office including all Office 365.

For most people, these patches will be installed automatically via Microsoft/Windows Update.

PowerPoint 2016 – KB4464577

Morph now gives you more control over which objects do and don’t Morph. The custom naming scheme lets you match two objects on successive slides and force one to morph into the other.

Office 2016

Excel 2016 – KB4475550

  • After you upgrade Windows 7 to Windows 10, some Excel files with defined names can’t be opened if you change the regional format to Chinese.
  • Improves performance of protect and unprotect worksheets for macros.
  • Excel 2016 crashes in RealTimeData (RTD) functions that call a Component Object Model (COM) server.

Office 2016 – KB4475516

  • Excel charts that are embedded as Office Graphics in a PowerPoint presentation show wrong number formats. This issue only occurs when the Excel worksheet is created in Windows with the English (United States) regional setting.

Office 2016 – KB3114528

This update makes general improvements for notebooks scenarios under folders that are synced through OneDrive.

Related and required updates:

Office 2016 – KB4475542

improves translations for all language versions of Office 2016.

Office 2016 – KB3141456

fixes a memory leak that’s related to the text field accessibility.

Office 2016 – KB4464588

Outlook may hit rendering errors when closing windows or switching modes. This can cause performance degradation when rendering new content to the screen.

Office 2016 – KB4032254

Office 2016 – KB4475551

Office 2016 – KB4464535

Project 2016 – KB4475544

Skype for Business 2016 – KB4475548

Office 2013

Office 2013     KB4475556

improves translations for all language versions of Office 2013.

Skype for Business 2015 (Lync 2013)  KB4475564

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