September update for Office for Windows now available for Insider Slow ring

Few days ago, Microsoft released its monthly September update for Office mobile. This time, its Office for Windows. The new update has begun rolling out since 21st September to Insider slow ring audience. The feature update includes bunch of promised updates for PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook. The Ink replay feature is a new addition to PowerPoint, which lets user rewind any inking on PowerPoint slide. New update also adds Feedback option under File menu for all Office 2016 apps.
Here’s the complete list of additions and changes from Microsoft :

  • Ink replay: To understand what’s behind the ink you see on a PowerPoint slide, click Draw > Ink Replay to rewind and replay the ink strokes. You can use this feature to follow a sequence of handwritten notes and drawings, review step-by-step instructions, or see the order in which somebody else marked up the slide. (Feature requires an Office 365 subscription) 
  • Better recordings: In PowerPoint, you can add a Recording tab to the ribbon, create a presentation made up of recorded slides, screen recordings, and inserted video, and then share that recorded content to be viewed remotely on You can also embed quizzes to assist with remote learning and make your presentation more interactive, as well as change the ink color right from the palette in the recording pane. To learn more, see Record your slide show in PowerPoint. (Feature requires an Office 365 subscription)

  • Accessibility built right in: In Outlook, we’ve improved keyboard and assistive technology experiences for reading email, scheduling meetings, and adding a signature.
  • New data transformations and connectivity enhancements: In Excel, add parameters to your queries, or create new queries from Merge or Append operations. You can also use the Web connector to preview web pages. (Feature requires an Office 365 subscription)
  • We’re listening: In any Office 2016 app, click File > Feedback to tell us what you like or don’t like, or to suggest new features. (Feature requires an Office 365 subscription)
  • As mentioned above, most of the features require Office 365 subscription, so make sure you’ve got one to try out the new features.

    Lenny Bonsignore
    Lenny Bonsignore
    Lenny Bonsignore @LennyBons34 is Owner/Editor- in -Chief of OneTechStop, Sports fan, Tech guy, & Mailman by Day [email protected]

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