After getting linked from HN and Reddit, I’ve gotten a bazillion comments that boil down to “You should have updated Office.” Yes, if only I could have figured out how. Since this post went live, Microsoft has explained how to get it:
For Windows RT Surface users, the update can be had by:
- Head to the Control Panel version of Windows Update, not the Metro-accessible version that you use for more everyday settings changes.
Two different versions of the same functionality, one of which is semi-hidden. And that’s the one you need to use to do a very necessary thing. Windows 8 – or at least the Metro/Old Style combination – is looking more and more like a failure every day.