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ITS Update: Microsoft Equation Editor 3.0 removed permanently
Posted: 10:12:15, Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 Expiration: 10:12:15, Wednesday, Feb 14, 2018
Microsoft's January 2018 Public Update to Office365 has permanently and irreversibly removed the Equation Editor 3.0 from all MS Office applications due to a security vulnerability in the plugin.
documents made prior to the January 2018 Public Update can be viewed but
not edited. If changes need to be made to a document containing
equations, the entire equation will need to be re-entered using the new
If you would like
assistance transitioning to the new built-in equation editor included
with Office, please contact the ITS Help Desk at 608.342.1400 or
-- UW Platteville: Deb Meyer
Created: 04:13:30, Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 (by Deb M.)
Updated: 10:13:49, Wednesday, Jan 31, 2018 (by Deb M.)