Description of the Excel 2002 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: January 13, 2006

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SUMMARY

Microsoft has released the Excel 2002 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package for Microsoft Excel 2002. This article describes the following information about the hotfix package:
  • Issues that the hotfix package fixes
  • Prerequisites for applying the hotfix package
  • Information about whether you must restart the computer after you apply the hotfix package
  • Information about whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package
  • Information about whether you must make any registry changes to use one or more of the hotfixes in the package
  • Files that the hotfix package contains

INTRODUCTION

This article describes the Excel 2002 issue that is fixed in the Excel 2002 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package that is dated January 13, 2006.

Issue that the hotfix package fixes

The following issue is fixed in this hotfix package:
  • 913375 The parentheses in a formula become bold and the insertion point disappears when you use the arrow keys to move the insertion point through a formula in Excel 2002

MORE INFORMATION

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.

Prerequisites

  • The optimized version and the full-file version of this hotfix are a post-Office XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) hotfixes. To apply the hotfix, you must have Office XP SP3 installed. For more information about Office XP Service Pack 3, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    832671 Description of Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3
  • The optimized version of this hotfix requires Microsoft Windows Installer 2.0 or a later version of Windows Installer. For more information about the Windows Installer requirement, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    330537 Office XP updates and patches released after September 2002 may require Windows Installer 2.0
  • The full-file version of this hotfix is also the administrative version of this hotfix.

Restart information

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

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix is not replaced by any later hotfix.

Registry information

You must create or modify a registry key to use the hotfix that this package contains. For more information about the registry key, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
913375 The parentheses in a formula become bold and the insertion point disappears when you use the arrow keys to move the insertion point through a formula in Excel 2002

Hotfix file information

This hotfix contains only those files that are required to correct the issue 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.
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File nameFile sizeDateTime
Excelff.msp15,193,08813-Jan-200620:42
Excelop.msp6,628,86413-Jan-200620:42
After you install the hotfix, the global version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table.
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Excel.exe10.0.6785.09,358,01617-Dec-200503:56
Note For more information about how to install this hotfix, see the Readme.txt file that is included in the package.

REFERENCES

For more information about the terminology that Microsoft uses for software that is corrected 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: 913374 - Last Review: October 27, 2013 - Revision: 1.5
APPLIES TO
  • Microsoft Excel 2002 Standard Edition
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