XL2000: Drawing Objects on Charts Move After You Save and Reopen

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When you save a workbook, close it, and then reopen it, drawing objects on charts in the workbook may shift position.


This problem occurs if you save the workbook when the worksheet that contains the chart is not active.


To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
276367 OFF2000: How to Obtain the Latest Office 2000 Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date         Time      Size       File name    
   30-Oct-2001  15:20:16  1,856,612  Excel.msp    
   13-Sep-2001  14:53:48  2,380,476  Off9misc.msp 
After the hotfix is installed, the following files will have the listed attributes or later:
   Date         Time      Version     Size       File name 
   26-OCT-2001  03:43:32  7,159,853  Excel.exe
   11-SEP-2001  14:57:48  1,843,246  Graph9.exe
   30-AUG-2001  16:25:26  1,089,536  Msqry32.exe
   10-JUL-2001  08:47:42       777,728  Photoed.exe


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP-3).


Article ID: 303809 - Last Review: October 24, 2013 - Revision: 4.2
  • Microsoft Excel 2000 Standard Edition
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