Microsoft has released a new update for Office Insiders in both Fast and Slow channels. The latest preview build of Office desktop app comes with new features, improvements, and as well as fixes.
The September feature update for Office Fast Insider pushes the version number to build 10904.20005 and includes new features for Outlook. There are no new features for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint in this release.
The Build 10904.20005 for Office desktop does introduce a new functionality that could come in handy. According to the changelog, Microsoft is adding a new feature that would let you set your calendar to automatically dismiss reminders for events after they've ended. There's another useful feature aimed at professionals that would let you keep the Reminders dialog clear of meetings.
Here's how you can enable this feature in Office app:
From Outlook: File > Options > Advanced. Find the "Reminders" section on this dialog.
Check the option to "Automatically dismiss reminders for past calendar events".
The update addresses the following issues in Outlook:
Microsoft has deployed a fix to address the issue with on-prem calendar sharing invitations
Microsoft has finally addressed the syncing issue with new email
The update has also fixed an issue with copying calendar items and scaling issue with opening additional mailboxes on Surface Book
Microsoft Access is getting support for Black and Dark Gray themes. There are now four themes (Colorful, Dark Gray, Black, and White) that you can now apply to Access.
Build 10827.20084 of Office desktop is available for Slow Ring Insiders. According to the changelog shared by Microsoft, the latest update comes with the following improvements.
If you're interested, you can learn more about the Office Insider program here.