This article describes the Microsoft Office Visio 2003
issues that are fixed in the Visio 2003 hotfix package that is dated April 2,
Issues that are fixed in the hotfix package
- When you print a drawing in Visio 2003 to a PostScript printer at 1200 dots-per-inch (DPI), you may experience one of the following problems:
- Bullets are not printed in the correct position and are the wrong size.
- Rotated text may print partially off the page and are the wrong size.
- Transparent text may print partially off the page and is the wrong size.
- When you run a custom program that uses managed code with a Datagrid control in Visio 2003, 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 also has Microsoft Office 2003 installed, you can resolve this issue by installing the hotfix that is discussed in the following Microsoft Knowledge base article:
Description of the Office 2003 hotfix package: January 29, 2004
Service pack information
This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Office Visio 2003 Service Pack 1.To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Visio 2003. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
How to obtain the latest service pack for Visio 2003
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: 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.
This fix requires one of the products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this
Hotfix replacement information
This hotfix is not replaced by any later
You do not have to create or 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
The global version of this hotfix 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
in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Date Time Version Size File name
02-Apr-2004 00:09 6.0.2800.1168 1,078,512 Visio2003-kb838029-fullfile.exe
After you install the hotfix , the global version of this fix has
the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table:
Date Time Version Size File name
28-Feb-2004 19:16 6.0.3264.0 1,773,568 Gdiplus.dll
- For more information about how to install this hotfix, see
the Readme.txt file that the package contains.
- For more information about the differences between the two
MSP files, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
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
Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
Article ID: 838029 - Last Review: November 15, 2007 - Revision: 2.5
- Microsoft Office Visio Professional 2003
- Microsoft Office Visio Standard 2003
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