A button form control is displayed incorrectly in a workbook after you view the print preview of the workbook in Excel 2010

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Symptoms

Assume that you add a button form control to a Microsoft Excel 2010 workbook. After you view the print preview of the workbook and verify that the Print Entire Workbook option selected, the printer-friendly version of the button is displayed unexpectedly when you view it in the workbook.

Resolution

To resolve this issue, apply the following hotfix package:
2598144 Description of the Excel 2010 hotfix package (Excel-x-none.msp): April 24, 2012

Registry key 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
After you install the hotfix package, 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 50921


Notes
  • Install hotfix that is described in Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article 2598144 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

Follow these steps to enable the hotfix:
  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\14.0\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. Select the following registry subkey again:
    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\14.0\Excel\Options
  8. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD (32-bit) value.
  9. Type LegacyAnchorResize, and then press Enter.
  10. In the Details pane, right-click LegacyAnchorResize, and then click Modify.
  11. In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
  12. 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.

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

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Article ID: 2598310 - Last Review: August 13, 2012 - Revision: 5.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Excel 2010
Keywords: 
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