Fill cell formatting does not render correctly after adding a header in Page Layout view in Excel 2016

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Last updated: September 29, 2017


When in Page Layout view, applying a fill formatting such as a pattern style to a cell or table does not render correctly after adding a header or a footer to the spreadsheet. You may see a black background or other formatting issues. This impacts Monthly Version 1708 (Build 8431.2079).


This issue is fixed in Monthly Channel Version 1708 (Build 8431.2094). To get the latest update immediately, open an Excel and choose File > Account > Update Options > Update Now.

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