Microsoft has released a new build of Windows for Insiders who have opted for Skip Ahead. Build 18234 is from the upcoming version of Windows (1903) which is scheduled for April 2018 and code-named 19H1.
This build of Windows has some new features added along with long list of bug fixes.
Ink Support for Microsoft To-Do App in Build 18234
Microsoft To Do app can not work with Ink as well. You can add notes and update them using Windows Ink (Handwriting Input).
Sticky Notes 3.0
Sticky Notes can now sync between devices and support Emoji Input with Search.
Snip and Sketch Improvement (Timer feature added)
The feature added in Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 18219, there was bug in Snap Delay feature. In Build 18234 is fixed and now Snipping Tool can take clips in interval of 3 sec, 5 sec and 10 second in delay mode. This has been added to Jump List and you can choose from taskbar or start menu pinned shortcut.
Other features like Dark Theme in Explorer and many improvements.
Bug Fixes and Improvements in Build 18234
The dark theme File Explorer payload mentioned is included in this build!
We fixed the issue where logging out of your user profile or shutting down your PC would cause the PC to bugcheck (GSOD).
Thanks everyone for your feedback about the XAML shadows we added recently. We’re taking them offline for the moment while we work on addressing some of the things you shared with us. You will also notice that the acrylic has been removed from some popup controls. They will be back in a future flight.
We fixed an issue resulting in the taskbar flyouts (network, volume, etc) no longer having an acrylic background.
We fixed an issue resulting in hangs when using WSL in the previous flight.
We’ve updated the Emoji Panel to now support search and tooltips for the Emoji 11 emoji that were added recently. These keywords will also populate text predictions when typing with the touch keyboard.
We fixed an issue where explorer.exe would crash if you were in Tablet Mode and opened Task View while in portrait orientation.
We fixed an issue where the app icons in Task View might appear slightly blurry on high DPI devices.
We fixed an issue where on narrow devices activities in Timeline might slightly overlap the scrollbar.
We fixed an issue where you might unexpectedly get an error saying no supported app is installed, after clicking certain activities in Timeline, even though a supported app was installed.
We fixed issue where Taskbar background could become transparent when changing graphics device.
We fixed an issue resulting in pinning to app icons to the taskbar taking longer than usual recently.
We fixed an issue where after setting a pin and removing it, the option to setup a pin from the lock screen could get stuck as the default login method, rather than the login screen remembering your preferred login method.
We’ve made some adjustments to improve the amount of CPU that cdpusersvc uses.
We fixed an issue resulting in New button in Snip & Sketch not working.
We fixed an issue resulting in Notepad’s “Search with Bing” feature searching for “10 10” instead of “10 + 10” if that was the search query. We also fixed an issue where accented characters would end up as question marks in the resulting search.
We fixed an issue where Ctrl + 0 to reset the zoom level in Notepad wouldn’t work if the 0 was typed from a keypad.
We fixed a recent issue resulting in an increase in the amount of time taken to open large files in Notepad when word wrap was enabled.
Thanks for everyone that’s shared feedback about naming the tabs you’ve set aside in Microsoft Edge. We’re evaluating the right approach for this feature and in the meantime it has been removed.
We fixed an issue where downloading a big file in Microsoft Edge would stop at the 4gb mark.© Microsoft
There are some known issues as well. Read complete announcement here.
WARNING: As we have earlier told you, Windows 10 Insider Builds are beta version of upcoming operating system which are not released and meant for general public. Please do not install these builds in your main system to avoid any possible data crash.