Description of the Excel 2007 hotfix package (Excel-x-none.msp, Xlview-x-none.msp, Xlconv-x-none.msp): March 7, 2012

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SUMMARY

This article describes the Microsoft Office Excel 2007 issues that are fixed in the hotfix package that is dated March 7, 2012.

INTRODUCTION

Issue that this hotfix package fixes

Consider the following scenario:
  • You insert a shape into a worksheet in Excel 2007.
  • You open a print preview of the worksheet and of another worksheet at the same time.
  • You close the print preview and view the worksheet that contains the shape.

In this scenario, the size of the shape is incorrect.

2597127 The size of a shape in a worksheet is incorrect after you print preview multiple worksheets in Excel 2007

MORE INFORMATION

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, contact Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft website:
http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=support
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.

Prerequisites

You must have 2007 Microsoft Office suite Service Pack 2 or 2007 Microsoft Office suite Service Pack 3 installed to apply this hotfix package.For more information about how to obtain the latest 2007 Office suite service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
949585 How to obtain the latest service pack for the 2007 Office suite

Restart requirement

You may have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

Registry information

Important This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756 How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
To have us enable the hotfix for you, go to the "Fix it for me" section. If you prefer to enable the hotfix yourself, go to the "Let me fix it myself" section.

Fix it for me



To enable the hotfix automatically, click the Fix it button or link. Then click Run in the File Download dialog box, and follow the steps in the Fix it wizard.


Fix this problem
Microsoft Fix it 50818


Notes
  • Install the hotfix in the "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article before you run this Fix it solution.
  • This wizard may be in English only. However, the automatic fix also works for other language versions of Windows.
  • If you are not on the computer that has the problem, save the Fix it solution to a flash drive or a CD and then run it on the computer that has the problem.

Then, go to the "Did this fix the problem?" section.



Let me fix it myself

To enable the hotfix, follow these steps:
  1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit in the Open box, and then click OK.
  2. Locate and then select the following registry subkey:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\12.0\Excel\Options
  3. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD (32-bit) value.
  4. Type MultiSheetPrint, and then press ENTER.
  5. In the Details pane, right-click MultiSheetPrint, and then click Modify.
  6. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
  7. Exit Registry Editor.


Did this fix the problem?

  • Check whether the problem is fixed. If the problem is fixed, you are finished with this section. If the problem is not fixed, you can contact support.
  • We would appreciate your feedback. To provide feedback or to report any issues with this solution, please leave a comment on the "Fix it for me" blog or send us an email.

File information

This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to correct the issue that is listed in this article.

The global version of this hotfix package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix package. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Download information

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Office-kb2597954-fullfile-x86-glb.exe12.0.6658.500023,781,21610-Feb-128:52
Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Excel-x-none.mspNot Applicable9,098,7529-Feb-1219:56
Xlconv-x-none.mspNot Applicable8,466,4329-Feb-1219:56
Xlview-x-none.mspNot Applicable6,886,4009-Feb-1219:56
Excel-x-none.msp information

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Excel.exe12.0.6658.500018,374,9529-Feb-1212:58
Xlconv-x-none.msp information

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Excelcnv.exe12.0.6658.500015,148,3288-Feb-1213:39

REFERENCES

For more information about software update terminology, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 2597954 - Last Review: June 7, 2012 - Revision: 4.0
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  • Microsoft Office Excel 2007
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