XL2000: Borders of AutoShape on Embedded Excel Chart Change Thickness When Printed

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When you print an Excel chart that is embedded in another document, AutoShape borders appear thicker than they do if you print the same chart from Excel.


This problem occurs when you add an AutoShape to an embedded chart object, and you change the Weight setting of the AutoShape to 0 pt or 0.25 pt, to match the weight of the legend border.


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. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time      Version     Size       File name
   30-NOV-2001  16:30:57  7,159,853  Excel.exe
   07-MAR-2001  12:25:02  2.0.4807.0     86,016  Msstko32.dll


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: 307609 - Last Review: October 24, 2013 - Revision: 4.2
  • Microsoft Excel 2000 Standard Edition
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