Lines with arrows print without the arrows in some Office XP programs

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SYMPTOMS

When you print a document that contains lines with arrows, the arrows may not print. This symptom may occur if the following conditions are true:
  • You change the line weight of the line with arrows to 0.25 pt.
  • You change the resolution of the printer to less than 600 dpi. For example, this symptom occurs if you change the resolution of the printer to 300 dpi.

RESOLUTION

Service pack information

This problem is corrected in Microsoft 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 global version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) 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
   ---------------------------------------------------------------------
   03-Feb-2003   18:07:32   6,249,804   Shared.msp     (client patch)
   03-Feb-2003   19:11:38   7,330,644   Sharedff.msp   (full-file patch)
After the hotfix is installed, the global version of this fix will have the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table.
   Date          Time       Version       Size        File name
   ------------------------------------------------------------
   31-Jan-2003   22:15:26   10.0.4929.0   9,935,432   Mso.dll
				
This hotfix is a post-Office XP Service Pack 2 (SP-2) hotfix. To install the hotfix, you must have Office XP SP-2 installed. For additional information about Office XP SP-2, click the following article number to see the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
325671 OFFXP: Overview of the Office XP Service Pack 2
Additionally, you may have to install Windows Installer 2.0 to install this hotfix. For additional information about the Windows Installer requirement for post-Office XP SP-2 hotfixes, click the following article number to see the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
330537 OFFXP: Office XP Updates and Patches Released After September 2002 May Require Windows Installer 2.0

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

Properties

Article ID: 814169 - Last Review: February 27, 2014 - Revision: 2.7
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office XP
  • Microsoft Word 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 Standard Edition
  • Microsoft Excel 2002 Standard Edition
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