Last Updated: November 7, 2019

ISSUE

After upgrading to Catalina (OSX 15.0), Word crashes when creating or opening a doc. This is an issue caused by the WordRake add-in.

STATUS: FIXED

To address this, WordRake has released an update that you can download here. Alternatively, you can just remove the add-in to fix the issue.

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