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Microsoft has released Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 2 (SP-2). This article describes the issues that the service pack fixes in Microsoft Word 2002.
For additional information about how to download and install the Office XP SP-2, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/325671/EN-US/ )OFFXP: Overview of the Office XP Service Pack 2
Word 2002 Issues Fixed by Office XP Service Pack 2Office XP Service Pack 2 includes the following previously released updates. Please see the following articles for the issues that are corrected by these included updates.
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/323547/EN-US/ )WD2002: Overview of Word 2002 Update: June 19, 2002
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/324458/EN-US/ )MS02-031: June 19, 2002 Cumulative Patches for Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word
320441Office XP Service Pack 2 fixes the issues described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/320441/EN-US/ )WD2002: Overview of Word 2002 Update: April 25, 2002
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/317167/EN-US/ )WD2002: Traditional Chinese: First Day Displayed in Calendar Wizard Is Not Correct
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/313616/EN-US/ )WD2002: Whole Paragraph Incorrectly Marked As Modified
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/313455/EN-US/ )WD2002: Word Stops Responding When You Use Italian Grammar Checker
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/311153/EN-US/ )WD2002: Error Message: "Word Cannot Complete the Save Due to a File Permission Error" When You Save a Document on Index Server
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/294661/EN-US/ )OAER: Word Stops Responding When You Try to Send Word Document As Attachment
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/307446/EN-US/ )WD2002: Address Block Appears in U.S. Address Format in Danish Word
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/316731/EN-US/ )OFFXP: "Macros in This Project Have Been Disabled" Error Message and Vbe6.dll Error Signature When You Try to Start Word
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/323235/EN-US/ )WD2002: Word Unexpectedly Quits While Checking for Synonyms on French Words
Additional Issues Fixed by Office XP SP-2Additionally, the following issues are also fixed.
WD2002: Chinese Proofing Tools Do Not Work in Windows XP
This update corrects a problem in which all options in Spelling & Grammar (on the Tools menu) are unavailable when you work in Windows XP.
WD2002: Cannot Input DBCS Characters in Equation Editor
This update corrects a problem in which you cannot input Double-Byte Character Set (DBCS) characters in Equation Editor.
WD2002: Swedish Grammar Checker Causes Word to Quit Unexpectedly When Typing in Sentence Containing a Date
This update corrects a problem in which Word quits unexpectedly when it is background checking the spelling of Swedish text that you type and that contains a date and an incorrect use of a plural word.
WD2002: Error message "Misura non valida"
This update corrects a problem that occurs when you start Word with Italian as the language, and you then receive an error message that states "misura non valida" (not a valid measurement).
WD2002: German Spelling Checker Incorrectly Flags Compound Adjectives
This update corrects a problem in which the German spelling checker flags compound adjectives of the form noun+past participle. Either no correction is offered, or the same word is suggested as a correction. This problem only occurs with the post-reform spelling rules.
WD2002: Swedish Grammar Checker Causes Word to Quit Unexpectedly When Opening Parenthesis Is Found
This update corrects a problem in which the Swedish grammar checker causes Word to unexpectedly quit when it finds an opening parenthesis followed by a blank space and a paragraph mark.
WD2002: Cannot Insert Symbol in Traditional Chinese Language Document
This update corrects a problem in which you cannot insert a symbol character in a Traditional Chinese (CHT)-language Word document.
WD2002: Word Quits Unexpectedly When You Use Macro to Paste Floating Graphic or Shape in Header
This update corrects a problem when you try to paste a floating graphic or shape into the header by using a Visual Basic for Applications macro.
WD2002: Insertion Point Remains in Footer When You Use NextRevision Command in Macro
This update corrects a problem in which the insertion point remains in the footer when you use the NextRevision command in a macro.