PPT2002: Autoshapes May Not Display When You Use Microsoft Word and Paste a Table That Contains AutoShapes to a Microsoft PowerPoint Presentation

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SYMPTOMS

When you use the AutoShapes feature to add an autoshape in a Microsoft Word 2002 table, and then paste the table in a PowerPoint 2002 presentation, the autoshape that you created may not appear.

CAUSE

This problem occurs because of a limitation in the AutoShape feature when you move table cells.

RESOLUTION

Service Pack Information

This problem is corrected in Office XP Service Pack 3.To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
307841 How to obtain the latest Office XP Service Pack

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 this specific problem.

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, submit a request to 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 Web site:
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.
The English version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. 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   Size        File name
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 28-Oct-2002   19:17      1,804   Hotfix.txt
 25-Oct-2002   02:12      3,132   Readme.txt
 25-Oct-2002   02:07  5,728,836   Winword.msp
 25-Oct-2002   02:28  5,639,208   Winword_admin.msp 
				
After the hotfix is installed, the following files will have the listed attributes or later:
 Date         Time    Version      Size        File name     
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 10-Oct-2002  20:44   10.0.4622.0  10,598,984  Winword.exe
				

STATUS

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 Office XP Service Pack 3.

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Article ID: 329040 - Last Review: October 26, 2013 - Revision: 6.3
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 Standard Edition
Keywords: 
kbnosurvey kbarchive kbautohotfix kbqfe kbhotfixserver kbofficexppresp3fix kbbug kbfix kbofficexpsp2fix KB329040

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