Tuesday, 17 July, 2018

Microsoft Improves Windows Notepad

Microsoft updates Notepad with long awaited features in latest Windows 10 build Finally! Windows Notepad Is Getting an Update for the First Time in Years
Sherri Watson | 13 July, 2018, 12:30

Of course, the problem only affects the UWP app - the service itself continues to support Windows 7, 8.1 and Windows 10.

What's fixed in Windows 10 version 1803 (KB4338819 - Build 17134.165)Improves the ability of the Universal CRT Ctype family of functions to correctly handle EOF as valid input.

Microsoft estimates that its monthly cumulative updates for Windows 10 start out at around 100MB to 200MB in size but then expand to 1GB to 1.2GB in size in about six to eight months' time.

A free Microsoft Account or paid Office 365 account is required for Windows 10 devices, while an Office 365 commercial account is required at this time for the iOS and web previews, Microsoft said.

But while it's a useful collaboration tool, Microsoft knows not everyone will have a Surface device or a Windows 10 computer.

Addresses an issue that, in some cases, causes the wrong IME mode to be chosen on an IME-active element.

You can install this month's Windows 10 cumulative update on your own devices by going to Settings Update & Security Check for updates.

It is practically an infinite Whiteboard where you can use pen, keyboard, mouse, and fingers to doodle, write, type, and what have you.

Provides protections from an additional subclass of speculative execution side-channel vulnerability known as Speculative Store Bypass (CVE-2018-3639).

Zoom has also been enhanced in Notepad with the current zoom displayed on screen and the option to move in and out being available under View and Zoom. For Windows client (IT pro) guidance, follow the instructions in KB4073119.

Microsoft already has OneNote for scribbling or typing notes and documents. Users will be able to search for alternate words by right clicking them and using Bing.

Security updates to Internet Explorer, Microsoft Edge, Windows apps, Windows graphics, Windows virtualization, Windows kernel, and Windows Server.