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Microsoft has released Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP-3). This article describes the issues that are fixed in PowerPoint 2000 by Office 2000 SP-3.
For additional information about how to download and install Office 2000 SP-3, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/326585/EN-US/ )OFF2000: Overview of the Office 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP-3)
PowerPoint 2000 Issues That Are Fixed by Office 2000 SP-3The Office 2000 SP-3 fixes the issues that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/276257/EN-US/ )OFF2000: List of Issues Fixed in Office 2000 Service Pack 2
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/306603/EN-US/ )PPT2000: PowerPoint 2000 SR-1 Macro Modification Security Update
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/310889/EN-US/ )PPT2000: Cannot Insert a TIFF File from a Local Mapped Drive on a Citrix Connection
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/321511/EN-US/ )PPT2000: Slides Advance Slowly When Presentation Is Embedded in Word
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/313538/EN-US/ )PPT2000: PowerPoint Stops Responding When You Apply a Font to a Bulleted List
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/300888/EN-US/ )PPT2000: Mouse Pointer May Not Change When You Use IME
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/296808/EN-US/ )PPT2000: Style Changes When You Copy and Paste a Text Box Grouped with Another Shape
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/285978/ )Description of PowerPoint 2000 Service Release 1 (SR-1) security update
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/226782/ )PPT2000: Object Hyperlinks Are Lost When Saving to An HTTP Or FTP Server
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/320522/ )PPT2000: Strings Do Not Appear in Outlook Messages When You Copy and Paste Them from PowerPoint
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/312631/ )PPT2000: You Receive an Error Message When You Save a PowerPoint File to a Web Folder
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/322958/EN-US/ )PPT2000: PowerPoint Stops Responding When You Try to Save or Move a Presentation with 3-D Objects
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/320886/EN-US/ )PPT2000: You Receive an Error Message When You Open a Presentation That Was Created in the German Version of PowerPoint
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/296704/EN-US/ )PPT2000: You Receive an Error Message When You Try to Open a Presentation in Windows Explorer
Additional Issues That Are Fixed by Office 2000 SP-3Additionally, the issues in this section are also fixed by Office 2000 SP-3.
Corrupted Microsoft PowerPoint 95 Files Cause PowerPoint 2000 to Stop RespondingWhen you open a PowerPoint 95 file with a corrupted header, PowerPoint 2000 may stop responding.
External Executables Run with No Warning When You Click an Item in a Design Template Format FileWhen you click an item that is linked to an external executable in a Design Template format (.pot) PowerPoint file, the executable may run with no warning.
PowerPoint 2000 May Stop Responding When You Open a PowerPoint File That Contains a Sound-Effect with a Long File NameWhen you open a PowerPoint file that contains a sound-effect with a very long file name, PowerPoint 2000 may stop responding.
PowerPoint 2000 Does Not Display Which Service Pack You Have InstalledWhen you click Help, and then click About Microsoft PowerPoint in PowerPoint 2000 with a service pack installed, the dialog box that appears does not display which service pack you have installed.
Strings Do Not Appear in Outlook Messages When You Copy and Paste Them from PowerPointWhen you copy a string from PowerPoint 2000, and then paste the string into an HTML message, the pasted string has a <SPAN> tag, which has "DISPLAY:none" as style. If you copy and paste a string into the HTML message again, or if you input strings, the strings are inserted into a pair of SPAN tags. These strings inherit "DISPLAY:none," and do not appear.
Runtime Error When You Use PowerPoint EventsWhen you call the Presentation.Close method, you may receive a runtime error. This may occur when you call the method in the following events: