The cumulative update for Microsoft Office Web Apps Server that was released in February 2013 adds new functionality, fixes issues, and improves performance in Office Web Apps Server. The following is a list of the functionality that is added, the issues that are fixed, and the improvements that are made.
You can view comments in Excel Online and edit documents that contain comments by using Excel Online.
You can change the size and location of charts on touch devices.
You can select multiple rows or columns on touch devices.
PowerPoint Online now has shortcut menus and MiniBars.
You can copy and paste all supported objects between slides.
You can copy images from your web browser and paste them into PowerPoint Online.
You can format text at the shape level.
You can change the layout of your slide.
Issues that are fixed and improvements that are made:
Co-authoring speed and reliability are improved.
Sessions can no longer stay open for more than 20 minutes after you save a presentation. This preserves server resources.
The loading performance on slower bandwidths is improved.
Word Online now has MiniBars.
You can display .pdf files in the Word Online, and you can convert .pdf files to .docs files. To enable this functionality, apply the cumulative update for Office Web App Server 2013 that was released in February 2013. Then, enable the functionality in Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013 by using the following Windows PowerShell cmdlet: