WD97: Copied Text Viewed as Metafile Appears Clipped in Viewer

Article translations Article translations
Article ID: 241921 - View products that this article applies to.
This article was previously published under Q241921
This article has been archived. It is offered "as is" and will no longer be updated.
Expand all | Collapse all

SYMPTOMS

When a section of text is formatted with a specific style in Word 97 and then copied, using either CTRL+C keys or the Copy command (Edit menu) and then viewed as an enhanced metafile through the Clipboard Viewer, the text is displayed with the style defined in Normal.dot. This can result in clipping of the copied and pasted section due to the font conversion.

CAUSE

Word is using the default style from Normal.dot to create the metafile, as opposed to using the style in the document from which the source text is copied.

RESOLUTION

To resolve the problem described in this article, obtain and install the latest Microsoft Word 97 update from the following Microsoft Web site:
http://office.microsoft.com/downloads/9798/Wd97mcrs.aspx
IMPORTANT NOTE: Microsoft Word 97 post-service release fixes are cumulative. The latest update contains all of the fixes since Service Release 2. If you install the latest update for Word 97, you do not need to install any other updates after Service Release 2.

For additional information about the fixes included in the latest update for Word 97, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
265374 WD97: Post Service Release Fixes for Word 97

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

Properties

Article ID: 241921 - Last Review: October 22, 2013 - Revision: 1.6
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition
Keywords: 
kbnosurvey kbarchive kbhotfixserver kbqfe kbdownload kbbug kbfix kbqfe KB241921

Give Feedback

 

Contact us for more help

Contact us for more help
Connect with Answer Desk for expert help.
Get more support from smallbusiness.support.microsoft.com