Description of the Excel 2013 update: October 8, 2013

Applies to: Excel 2013


Microsoft has released an update for Microsoft Excel 2013. This update provides the latest fixes for the 32-bit and 64-bit editions of Excel 2013. Additionally, this update contains stability and performance improvements.

Issues that this update fixes

  • When a high dots per inch (DPI) setting is configured for Excel, icons in the Pivot Table Styles gallery are not displayed correctly.
  • The user interface (UI) of the PowerPivot add-in is not displayed correctly on a high-DPI touch screen.
  • When a high DPI setting is configured for Excel, icons in the Timeline Styles gallery are smaller than expected.


Update details

This update does not replace any previously released update.

How to obtain and install the update

To get the stand-alone package for this update, go to the Microsoft Update Catalog website.

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you install this update.

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