Microsoft releases Office Insider Build 12827.20160 update

Members of Office Insider for the Monthly (Targeted) channel today released the latest version of Office Insider updates. The Monthly (Targeted) channel is the Slow channel for the Windows Insider project, which means that a fairly stable, bug-only version is available.

Microsoft releases Office Insider Build 12827.20160 update

Microsoft releases Office Insider Build 12827.20160 update

The latest Office Insider Build 12827.20160 introduces some new features for Excel, Outlook, and Access. The official update log is as follows

Excel

Introduction of Natural Language Queries in Ideas

Tired of remembering a lot of complicated formulas? Now you can simply ask Excel to provide insight into the data, but only through your voice. With the smart features in Ideas in Excel, natural language queries can quickly answer a user’s data questions and answer a user’s questions through formulas, charts, or pivot tables.

Microsoft releases Office Insider Build 12827.20160 update

With the smart features of Ideas in Excel, natural language queries can quickly answer user data questions through formulas, charts, or pivot tables. Just click on a cell in the data range and click the Ideas button. Enter a question in the query box at the top of the pane, and press enter. Ideas will provide answers that you can insert into your workbook as charts, tables, pivot tables, and formula answers.

Outlook

After successfully refreshing the mail experience last year, the team has now updated the calendar. Based on user feedback, Microsoft implemented a fresh but familiar update. So experienced Outlook users like you can be more productive immediately.

Microsoft releases Office Insider Build 12827.20160 update

Take a look at the screenshot below to see some of the updates: bold title, outline of calendar color, new time bar, and badge.

Access

In Access, navigating tables and queries to build relationships makes it easier for the new Tables Add pane to increase your productivity as you develop and view relationships and provide an enhanced query experience.

Microsoft releases Office Insider Build 12827.20160 update

How it works

1. Select the database tool and relationships.

2. The Add Tables pane should appear on the right side of the screen. If not, right-click and select Show Tables will appear.