www.office.com/setup Blogs: As an Office 365 subscriber, you regularly get new and improved Office 2016 features. Take a look below to see what’s available to you today.
Enhanced data import functionality
Easily import and shape data from various sources. Manage workbook queries and connection with the Queries & Connection side pane, and share queries with others via ODC files.
Closed captions for video
Add closed captions to a video to make it accessible.
Improved attachment options
When attaching files to an email, you can more easily select whether to add it as a cloud file or as a traditional attachment.
Keep the copy
Copy your cells and , before you paste, you can still do other tasks like typing or inserting cells.
Quickly access the groups you use the most
Groups you’re most likely to interact with now appear at the top of the list.
New data transformation: Add Column From Examples
In the Query Editor, create a new column by providing sample values. As you type, Excel detects the required transformations and shows a preview of the new column.
NOTE: If you use Office 2016 at work, the availability of the features above may vary based on your company’s update policies.
Version and build information
The following table shows a history of Office Insider Slow builds for Version 1704, the April 2017 feature update, with the most recent release date listed first. New builds contain all the updates contained in previous builds. To install an update, click File > Account (or Office Account in Outlook) Update Options > Update Now.
|May 23, 2017||Version 1705 (Build 8201.2015)||This build is a preview of the May 2017 feature update for Office 2016 for Office 365. It contains everything described in this article, and more.|
|May 17, 2017||Version 1704 (Build 8027.2115)||This build is an updated version of the April 2017 feature update. It contains fixes and improvements.|
|May 11, 2017||Version 1704 (Build 8027.2103)||This build is an updated version of the April 2017 feature update. It contains fixes and improvements.|
|May 9, 2017||Version 1704 (Build 8027.2070)||This build is an updated version of the April 2017 feature update. It contains fixes and improvements.|
|April 26, 2017||Version 1704 (Build 8027.2032)|
|April 20, 2017||Version 1704 (Build 8027.2018)||Version 1704 is a preview of the April 2017 feature update for Office 2016 for Office 365. It contains everything described in this article, and more. We’ll publish full release notes once Version 1704 becomes widely available.|
|April 11, 2017||Version 1703 (Build 7870.2038)||We released a security update that also contains some fixes, notably a fix for an installation failure issue when updating Office in some languages.|
|April 7, 2017||Version 1703 (Build 7967.2073)||This build includes additional fonts for Word and PowerPoint, and other fixes and enhancements.|
|April 3, 2017||Version 1703 (Build 7967.2035)||This build fixes an issue where Insiders could not successfully install Version 1703 (7967.2030).
While this update fixes the installation issue for most people, Insiders running Latvian (Latvia), Icelandic (Iceland), and Sinhala (Sri Lanka) 32-bit language versions of Office won’t be able to install Office until we release a new build.
|March 27, 2017||Version 1703 (Build 7967.2030)||Version 1703 is a preview of the March 2017 feature update for Office 2016 for Office 365. It contains everything described in this article, and more. We’ll publish full release notes once Version 1703 becomes widely available.
Be a part of the community
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Where to send feedback
We’d love to hear your thoughts about what works, what doesn’t, and where you think we can improve.
- In any Office 2016 app, to report an issue or send a suggestion, click File > Feedback.
- In Outlook 2016, you can get immediate support by clicking File > Support.
Original Post: https://support.office.com/en-gb/article/What-s-new-for-Office-Insiders-c152d1e2-96ff-4ce9-8c14-e74e13847a24?ui=en-US&rs=en-GB&ad=GB#Platform=Windows_Desktop
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