Icons appear as black squares in Word document

Last Updated: February 22, 2019

ISSUE

Icons in a Word document may appear as black boxes.

STATUS: FIXED

This issue is fixed in Monthly Channel Version 1901 (Build 11231.20174) or later. To get the latest update immediately, open Word and choose File > Account > Update Options > Update Now.

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