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An error occurs when you try to sort the rows in a whole worksheet in Excel 2010
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When you select a whole worksheet and then try to sort the rows in Microsoft Excel 2010, you receive the following error message:
Note This issue specifically occurs after you apply the update that is described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article:
Excel cannot complete this task with available resources. Choose less data or close other applications.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2663830/ )MS12-030: Vulnerabilities in Microsoft Excel could allow remote code execution: May 8, 2012
To resolve this issue, apply the following hotfix package:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2598378/ )Description of the Excel 2010 hotfix package (excel.msp, graph.msp): June 26, 2012
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322756After you install the hotfix package, the following issue that is described in KB 2597010 will occur:
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When you change the height of a row that contains data in Excel 2010, and then you sort a column that contains data, the height change is not applied to the corresponding data.To have us fix this problem for you, go to the "Fix it for me" section. If you prefer to fix this problem yourself, go to the "Let me fix it myself" section.
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