Problems with text, underline, and flickering screens when using Office edit languages

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Last Updated: May 25, 2018


You may experience one of the following issues when switching and using an edit language:

  • Text does not appear until hitting the Enter key on the keyboard. When the text does appear it may have a blue background color.

  • Cannot remove underline.

  • In PowerPoint, the user interface (UI) may flicker and you may be unable to type. This may also lead to a crash.


This issue is fixed in Monthly Channel Version 1805 (Build 9330.2087) and higher. To get the latest update immediately, open an Office app and choose File > Account > Update Options > Update Now.

For more information about installing Office updates, go to Install Office updates.

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