Microsoft updates Office:Mac 2008 to 12.2.3

Microsoft has updated the Office:Mac 2008 collection of productivity applications to version 12.2.3, fixing security and stability issues.

Microsoft has updated the Office:Mac 2008 collection of productivity applications to version 12.2.3, fixing security and stability issues. The update also fixes a text spacing issue when you use Office:Mac 2008 to open a Windows Office document to which an OLE object or a metafile is attached. This update is recommended for all Office:Mac 2008 users.

More information regarding this update, including specific update information for each program in the Microsoft Office:Mac 2008 suite can be found in this knowledge base article from Microsoft. Users can download the update here. Highlights include:

  • This update fixes an issue that causes Word to close unexpectedly in the following scenarios:
    • You accept tracked changes in a document.
    • You are working on documents that contain two separate language settings, and you run the Italian grammar check.
    • You try to save a Newsletter template as a .doc document.
  • Stability is improved with Document Connection. This update fixes an issue that causes Document Connection not to open some files or to display an error in the following scenarios:
    • The files do not have an associated start application.
    • The files have an equal sign (=) in the file name.
    • Multiple files that have different file types are checked out.


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