Tables may shift and print incorrectly aligned when you use Word 2000 to print a document that contains tables that were printed correctly in Word 97

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SYMPTOMS

When you use Microsoft Word 2000 to print a document that contains tables that were printed correctly in Microsoft Word 97, some of the tables may shift and print incorrectly aligned.

Note This problem does not occur in Microsoft Word 2002.

RESOLUTION

A supported fix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This fix may receive additional testing to further ensure product quality. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, Microsoft recommends that you wait for the next Office 2000 service pack that contains this fix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the fix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=fh;EN-US;CNTACTMS
Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date         Time   Size       File name     
   ------------------------------------------------
   11-Feb-2003  04:29  3,256,680  Winword.msp
   11-Feb-2003  04:54  4,673,712  Winword_admin.msp
				
After the hotfix is installed, the English version of this fix will have 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   Version     Size       File name     
   ------------------------------------------------------
   07-Feb-2003  11:12  9.0.0.7406  8,826,932  Winword.exe
				
This fix is a post-Office 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP-3) fix. To install the fix, you must have Office 2000 SP-3 installed. For additional information about Office 2000 SP-3, click the following article number to see the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
326585 OFF2000: Overview of Office 2000 Service Pack 3
Additionally, you may have to install Windows Installer 2.0 to install this fix. For additional information about the Windows Installer requirement for post-Office 2000 SP-3 fixes, click the following article number to see the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
811002 OFF2000: Office 2000 Updates and Patches Released After November 2002 May Require Windows Installer 2.0

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

Properties

Article ID: 814038 - Last Review: February 27, 2014 - Revision: 2.2
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Word 2000 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition
Keywords: 
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