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Summary

This article describes the issues that are fixed in the 2013 Microsoft Office system hotfix package that is dated February 12, 2013.

INTRODUCTION

Issues that this hotfix package fixes

  • Assume that you connect the retail version of Outlook 2013 to a third-party provider such as LinkedIn or Facebook. When you open the people pane in collapsed mode, status messages from the third-party provider are truncated and displayed as incomplete.
  • Assume that you open a .pdf file that contains characters from a numbering system in Word 2013. For example, the file contains characters that are dotted lines. When the string length of the characters is longer than the numbering code can parse, Word 2013 becomes unresponsive.
  • Consider the following scenario:
    • You open a Word document that has some shapes or pictures in Word 2013.
    • You right-click one of the shapes or pictures in the Word document.
    • You click Edit Points for the shape, or point to Wrap Text and then click Edit Wrap Points for the picture.
    In this scenario, other shapes and pictures may disappear from the word document.
  • When you use the Chinese lunar calendar in Outlook 2013 or in an earlier version of Outlook, the Gregorian date is displayed as an incorrect lunar date. For example, the Gregorian date June 8, 2013 is displayed as lunar date 4/30 instead of 5/1.
  • Consider the following scenario:
    • You are an Active Directory user.
    • You click the FILE tab in an Office 2013 client.
    • You click Add a service on the Account tab, point to Other Sites, and then click Microsoft account to connect to a Microsoft account.
    • You close the Office 2013 client and change the password of the Microsoft account.
    • You restart the Office 2013 client and try to repair the connection of the Microsoft account.
    In this scenario, the Office 2013 client crashes.
  • Consider the following scenario:
    • You upload a document to a SharePoint Server 2013 document library.
    • The Require Check Out feature is enabled for the document library.
    • You use the Sync button in the document library to synchronize the document together with a local folder on your computer.
    • You open the document from the local folder.
    In this scenario, the document is displayed in offline mode and does not contain a check-out bar.

    Note The expected action is that the document be displayed in read-only mode and contain a check-out bar.

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

There are no prerequisites for installing this hotfix package.

Restart requirement

You do not have to restart the computer after you install this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

Registry information

You do not have to make any changes to the registry after you install this hotfix.

File information

This hotfix package may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix package contains only the files that you must have to resolve the issue that 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.

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x86
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Mso.exe15.0.4481.100012,631,46416-Jan-1319:36


Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Mso-x-none.mspNot Applicable11,640,83215-Jan-1319:10
Mso-x-none.msp
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Mso.dll.x8615.0.4481.100025,360,48015-Jan-137:06
Office.dll15.0.4481.1000457,28815-Jan-137:06

x64
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Mso.exe15.0.4481.100025,962,01617-Jan-1314:34


Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Mso-x-none.mspNot Applicable25,022,46416-Jan-1311:19
Mso-x-none.msp
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Mso.dll.x6415.0.4481.100035,336,30415-Jan-137:17
Mso.dll.x8615.0.4481.100025,360,48015-Jan-137:26
Office.dll15.0.4481.1000457,30415-Jan-137:17


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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: 2760231 - Last Review: April 10, 2013 - Revision: 2.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft Office Home and Business 2013
  • Microsoft Office Home and Student 2013
  • Microsoft Office Professional 2013
  • Microsoft Office Professional Academic 2013
  • Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2013
  • Microsoft Office Standard 2013
Keywords: 
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