This update provides the latest fixes for Office 2013. It includes stability and performance improvements. Please be aware that this update does not apply to Office 365 editions such as Office 365 Home.
Download and install the update
You can use Windows Update to automatically download and install the update (recommended).
This update is also available for manual download and install from the Microsoft Download Center:
Note This update for Office Home and Student 2013 RT is not available from the Download Center.
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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You do not have to restart the computer after you install this update.
Issues that the update resolves
When you zoom up a draw that contains a custom fill pattern in Visio 2013, the fill pattern is displayed incorrectly at 1000 percent or a higher zoom level.
Assume that you create a custom font in a document in Word 2013 that has the ribbon collapsed. When you try to edit the custom font in the font gallery, no dialog appears. Additionally, the custom font also disappears in the font gallery.
This update applies to the Microsoft Installer (.msi)-based edition of Office 2013. It does not apply to Office 2013 Click-to-Run edition such as Microsoft Office 365 Home.
How to determine if my Office installation is Click-to-Run or MSI-based
Start an Office 2013 application.
On the File menu, click Account.
For Office 2013 Click-to-Run installation, an Update Options item is displayed. For MSI-based installation, the Update Options item is not displayed.
Office 2013 Click-to-Run installation
MSI-based Office 2013
How to determine whether the update is installed
This update contains the files that are listed in the following tables.
Oart-x-none.msp file information
Oart-x-none.msp file information
How to uninstall this update
Swipe in from the right edge of the screen, and then tap Search. If you are using a mouse, point to the lower-right corner of the screen, and then click Search.
Type windows update, tap or click Settings, and then tap or click View installed updates in the search results.
In the List of updates, locate and then tap or click update 2878313, and then tap or click Uninstall.
Click Start, and then click Run.
Type Appwiz.cpl, and then click OK.
Click View installed updates.
In the List of updates, locate and then click update 2878313, and then click Uninstall.
The Office System TechCenter contains the latest administrative updates and strategic deployment resources for all Versions of Office. For more information about the Office System TechCenter, go to the following Microsoft website:
Microsoft Office Home and Business 2013, Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013, Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013 RT, Microsoft Office Personal 2013, Microsoft Office Professional 2013, Microsoft Office Professional Academic 2013, Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013, Microsoft Office Standard 2013