Nested tables in an RTF document are displayed incorrectly in Windows Vista, in Windows Server 2008, in Windows 7, or in Windows Server 2008 R2

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SYMPTOMS

Assume that you open a Rich Text Format (RTF) document on a computer that is running one of the following operating systems by using an application that uses rich edit controls:
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Server 2008 R2

    Note These operating systems use Microsoft Rich Edit 4.1 (Msftedit.dll).
The RTF document contains nested tables. In this situation, the nested tables are displayed incorrectly.

RESOLUTION

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 Web site:
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

To apply this hotfix, you must be running one of the following operating systems:
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 1 (SP1)
  • Windows Vista Service Pack 2 (SP2)
  • Windows Server 2008
  • Windows Server 2008 Service Pack 2 (SP2)
  • Windows 7
  • Windows 7 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
  • Windows Server 2008 R2
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Service Pack 1 (SP1)
For more information about how to obtain a Windows Vista service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
935791 How to obtain the latest Windows Vista service pack
For more information about how to obtain a Windows Server 2008 service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
968849 How to obtain the latest service pack for Windows Server 2008
For more information about how to obtain a Windows 7 or Windows Server 2008 R2 service pack, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
976932 Information about Service Pack 1 for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2

Registry information

To use the hotfix in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

Restart requirement

You must restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

File information

The global version of this hotfix installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.
Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 file information notes
Important Windows Vista hotfixes and Windows Server 2008 hotfixes are included in the same packages. However, only "Windows Vista" is listed on the Hotfix Request page. To request the hotfix package that applies to one or both operating systems, select the hotfix that is listed under "Windows Vista" on the page. Always refer to the "Applies To" section in articles to determine the actual operating system that each hotfix applies to.
  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and the MUM files (.mum) that are installed for each environment are listed separately in the "Additional file information for Windows Server 2008 and for Windows Vista" section. MUM files and MANIFEST files, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are extremely important to maintain the state of the updated components. The security catalog files, for which the attributes are not listed, are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.
For all supported x86-based versions of Windows Server 2008 and of Windows Vista
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Msftedit.dll5.41.21.2512565,24815-Sep-201118:43x86
For all supported x64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 and of Windows Vista
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Msftedit.dll5.41.21.2512735,74415-Sep-201119:01x64
Msftedit.dll5.41.21.2512565,24815-Sep-201118:43x86
For all supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Msftedit.dll5.41.21.25121,709,05615-Sep-201116:16IA-64
Msftedit.dll5.41.21.2512565,24815-Sep-201118:43x86
Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 file information notes
  • The MANIFEST files (.manifest) and the MUM files (.mum) that are installed for each environment are listed separately in the "Additional file information for Windows Server 2008 R2 and for Windows 7" section. MUM and MANIFEST files, and the associated security catalog (.cat) files, are extremely important to maintain the state of the updated components. The security catalog files, for which the attributes are not listed, are signed with a Microsoft digital signature.
For all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Msftedit.dll5.41.21.2512592,38416-Sep-201104:43x86
Msftedit.dll5.41.21.2512592,38416-Sep-201106:43x86
Msftedit.dll5.41.21.2512592,38416-Sep-201104:24x86
Msftedit.dll5.41.21.2512592,38416-Sep-201106:13x86
For all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and of Windows Server 2008 R2
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Msftedit.dll5.41.21.2512799,74416-Sep-201105:24x64
Msftedit.dll5.41.21.2512799,74416-Sep-201105:15x64
Msftedit.dll5.41.21.2512799,74416-Sep-201105:33x64
Msftedit.dll5.41.21.2512799,74416-Sep-201106:34x64
Msftedit.dll5.41.21.2512592,38416-Sep-201104:43x86
Msftedit.dll5.41.21.2512592,38416-Sep-201106:43x86
Msftedit.dll5.41.21.2512592,38416-Sep-201104:24x86
Msftedit.dll5.41.21.2512592,38416-Sep-201106:13x86
For all supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Msftedit.dll5.41.21.25121,730,04816-Sep-201104:17IA-64
Msftedit.dll5.41.21.25121,730,04816-Sep-201104:10IA-64
Msftedit.dll5.41.21.25121,730,04816-Sep-201104:02IA-64
Msftedit.dll5.41.21.25121,730,04816-Sep-201104:15IA-64
Msftedit.dll5.41.21.2512592,38416-Sep-201104:43x86
Msftedit.dll5.41.21.2512592,38416-Sep-201106:43x86
Msftedit.dll5.41.21.2512592,38416-Sep-201104:24x86
Msftedit.dll5.41.21.2512592,38416-Sep-201106:13x86

STATUS

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

MORE INFORMATION

For more information about rich edit, visit the following Microsoft website:
General information about rich edit
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

Additional file information

Additional file information for Windows Vista and for Windows Server 2008

Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows Vista and of Windows Server 2008
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File nameX86_063f9f6d829e7c5e8c903bee4394f8b3_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.22717_none_9e800c99c93fd220.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size696
Date (UTC)16-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)12:43
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-msftedit_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.22717_none_d83d4ae94d773593.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size4,560
Date (UTC)15-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)19:24
Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows Vista and of Windows Server 2008
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File nameAmd64_89297acd007103adad31203fc1eab025_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.22717_none_5c3bd0692e6ea8ee.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,040
Date (UTC)16-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)12:43
File nameAmd64_microsoft-windows-msftedit_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.22717_none_345be66d05d4a6c9.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size4,576
Date (UTC)15-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)19:20
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-msftedit_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.22717_none_d83d4ae94d773593.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size4,560
Date (UTC)15-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)19:24
Additional files for all supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008
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File nameIa64_ed460589c207d50d494f3abde840a85e_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.22717_none_ae1b209f506211db.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,038
Date (UTC)16-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)12:43
File nameIa64_microsoft-windows-msftedit_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.22717_none_d83eeedf4d753e8f.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size4,568
Date (UTC)15-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)16:29
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-msftedit_31bf3856ad364e35_6.0.6002.22717_none_d83d4ae94d773593.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size4,560
Date (UTC)15-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)19:24

Additional file information for Windows 7 and for Windows Server 2008 R2

Additional files for all supported x86-based versions of Windows 7
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File nameX86_53d04d9b6519859b00c63384e2d7bad3_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21820_none_dfd0fe69021ea7a0.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size696
Date (UTC)16-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)13:38
File nameX86_5cea8780119742684841dd5b75df80a8_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16886_none_999a4a372c709c78.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size696
Date (UTC)16-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)13:38
File nameX86_753dfb0ea7c297ebbfe5f6e2438656b3_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.17693_none_0907ab1976d907ac.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size696
Date (UTC)16-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)13:38
File nameX86_b9bb9ab02efd990ae4e6034af58b3480_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.21055_none_524d82708050023f.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size696
Date (UTC)16-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)13:38
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-msftedit_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.16886_none_d5a858f198842d7f.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size2,047
Date (UTC)16-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)05:23
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-msftedit_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.21055_none_d6513d58b18a9361.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size2,047
Date (UTC)16-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)07:28
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-msftedit_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.17693_none_d780e52d95b56957.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size2,047
Date (UTC)16-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)05:12
File nameX86_microsoft-windows-msftedit_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21820_none_d8533274ae9cf6ac.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size2,047
Date (UTC)16-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)06:48
Additional files for all supported x64-based versions of Windows 7 and of Windows Server 2008 R2
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File versionNot Applicable
File size700
Date (UTC)16-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)13:38
File nameAmd64_3a52bd53158d66f4bd78e0a2fe3fac53_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7600.21055_none_79c7ddc60e0d8658.manifest
File versionNot Applicable
File size1,040
Date (UTC)16-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)13:38
File nameAmd64_53d04d9b6519859b00c63384e2d7bad3_31bf3856ad364e35_6.1.7601.21820_none_3bef99ecba7c18d6.manifest
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File size698
Date (UTC)16-Sep-2011
Time (UTC)13:38
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Date (UTC)16-Sep-2011
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Additional files for all supported IA-64-based versions of Windows Server 2008 R2
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Properties

Article ID: 2616879 - Last Review: October 12, 2011 - Revision: 1.0
APPLIES TO
  • Windows Vista Business
  • Windows Vista Business 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Enterprise
  • Windows Vista Enterprise 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Basic
  • Windows Vista Home Basic 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Home Premium
  • Windows Vista Home Premium 64-bit Edition
  • Windows Vista Starter
  • Windows Vista Ultimate
  • Windows Vista Ultimate 64-bit Edition
  • Windows 7 Enterprise
  • Windows 7 Home Basic
  • Windows 7 Home Premium
  • Windows 7 Professional
  • Windows 7 Starter
  • Windows 7 Ultimate
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 Datacenter without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 Enterprise without Hyper-V
  • Windows Server 2008 for Itanium-Based Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 Foundation
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Datacenter
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Enterprise
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 for Itanium-Based Systems
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Foundation
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard
  • Windows Server 2008 Standard without Hyper-V
  • Windows Web Server 2008
  • Windows Web Server 2008 R2
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