Dialogs in Excel for Mac 2016 appear in English instead of Chinese

Last Updated: March 22, 2019

ISSUE

Modal dialogs may appear in English instead of Chinese Simplified. This only occurs on builds 16.16.210.7 and 16.16.114.6 of Excel for Mac 2016.

Examples of modal dialogs: Preferences, Filter, Sort.

Note: Menus and runtime dialogs are not affected.

STATUS: FIXED

This issue has been fixed in version 16.16.8 and higher. To get the latest update, open Excel for Mac, go to the Help > Check for Updates menu, and follow the instructions in the AutoUpdate app.

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