Description of the Office 2003 hotfix package: January 29, 2004

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SUMMARY

This article describes the Microsoft Office Visio 2003 issues that are fixed in the Visio 2003 hotfix package that is dated April 2, 2004. Issues that are fixed in the hotfix package .

Issues that are fixed in the hotfix package

The following issue is fixed in this hotfix package, but was not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
  • When you run a custom program that uses managed code with a Datagrid control in an Office 2003 program, you may receive an exception error message.

    Note Managed code is programming code that is executed by the common language runtime environment instead of directly by the operating system. If you are using Visio 2003 on a computer that does not have Microsoft Office 2003 installed, you can resolve this issue by installing the hotfix that is discussed in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base article.

    838029 Description of the Visio 2003 hotfix package: April 2, 2004

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Service pack information

This problem was first corrected in Office 2003 Service Pack 1. To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office 2003. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
870924 How to obtain the latest service pack for Office 2003

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. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

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, contact 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.

Prerequisites

This fix requires one of the products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

Restart information

You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix is not replaced by any later hotfix.

Registry information

You do not have to create or to modify any registry keys to activate any hotfixes that are contained in this package.

Hotfix file information

This hotfix contains only those files that you must have to correct the issues that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.

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.

Download information
   Date         Time   Size       File name
   -----------------------------------------------------------------------
   29-Jan-2004  02:39  11.0.6113.0  2,341,096  Office2003-kb831939-glb.exe

Microsoft Windows Installer MSP file information (see the "Additional notes" section of this article):
   Date         Time   Size       File name
   ----------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   29-Jan-2004  02:11  4,975,104  Gdiplus-fullfile-glb.msp (full-file/administrative)
   29-Jan-2004  00:14  4,975,104  Gdiplus-binary-glb.msp (optimized)

After you install the hotfix, the global version of this fix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table.
   Date         Time   Version     Size        File name
   -------------------------------------------------------
   10-Oct-2003  22:12  6.0.3261.0  1,777,664   Gdiplus.dll

Additional notes

  • This hotfix package contains two MSP files that are both full-file installer files.
  • For more information about how to install this hotfix, see the Readme.txt file that the package contains.


REFERENCES

For additional information about the terminology that Microsoft uses when correcting software after it is released, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 831939 - Last Review: November 15, 2007 - Revision: 5.6
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Office Access 2003
  • Microsoft Office Excel 2003
  • Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003
  • Microsoft Office InfoPath 2003
  • Microsoft Office OneNote 2003
  • Microsoft Office Outlook 2003
  • Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003
  • Microsoft Office Publisher 2003
  • Microsoft Office Word 2003
  • Microsoft Office Professional Edition 2003
  • Microsoft Office Small Business Edition 2003
  • Microsoft Office Standard Edition 2003
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