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

Important: This issue is now closed with the fix indicated below. For more information on other recent issues for your application, see Fixes or workarounds for recent Office issues.

Last updated: September 29, 2017

ISSUE

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).

STATUS: FIXED

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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