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When you type a date in the Text form box in the Japanese version of Word 2000, and then press the TAB key, the date in the Text form box changes to an unexpected date.
For example, when you type April 10, 2003 in the Text form box, and then press the TAB key, the date changes to "October 1, 2003" (without quotation marks).
This problem may occur when you configure the Text form box to use the following date format:
MMMM d, yyyy
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:
The Japanese 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.
After the hotfix is installed, the following files will have the listed attributes or later:
Date Time Size File name -------------------------------------------- 24-May-2003 03:42 1,592,360 Winwordop.msp (Client Update) 24-May-2003 04:08 4,786,856 Winwordff.msp (Full File Update)
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:
Date Time Version Size File name ------------------------------------------------------ 24-May-2003 00:04 184.108.40.20622 8,826,932 Winword.exe
326585Additionally, 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:
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/326585/EN-US/ )OFF2000: Overview of Office 2000 Service Pack 3
(http://support.microsoft.com/kb/811002/EN-US/ )OFF2000: Office 2000 Updates and Patches Released After November 2002 May Require Windows Installer 2.0
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.