Description of the PowerPoint 2002 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: May 4, 2006

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Summary

Microsoft has released the PowerPoint 2002 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package for Microsoft PowerPoint 2002.
This article describes the following items about the hotfix package:
  • The issues that the hotfix package fixes.
  • The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package.
  • Whether you must restart your computer after you install the hotfix package.
  • Whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package.
  • Whether you must make any registry changes.
  • The files that the hotfix package contains.

INTRODUCTION

This article describes the Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 issues that are fixed in the hotfix package that is dated May 4, 2006.

Issues that the hotfix package fixes

This hotfix package fixes the following issues that were not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
  • You run a Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macro to determine the animation effects that are applied to an AutoShape object in Microsoft PowerPoint 2002. However, the VBA macro may not return the correct values for the animation effects that are applied to this object.
  • If the built-in design templates in PowerPoint 2002 are not installed, you receive the following error message when you open the Slide Design task pane:
    This feature is not available. To make this feature available, please run Setup again, select "Add or Remove Features" and change the feature to "Run from My Computer" or "Run from CD/network".
    You receive this error message when you use one of the following methods to open the Slide Design task pane:
    • On the Format menu, you click Slide Design.
    • On the File menu, you click New. Then, you click From design template in the New Presentation task pane.
    • In any task pane, you click Slide Design - Design Templates in the Other Task Panes list.

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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 following list contains prerequisites for the hotfix package:
  • The full-file version of this hotfix is also the administrative version of this hotfix. The full-file version of this hotfix is a post-Office XP Service Pack 3 hotfix. To install the hotfix, you must have Office XP Service Pack 3 installed. For more information about Office XP SP3, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    832671 Description of Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3

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 any registry keys or modify any registry keys to use any hotfixes that this package contains.

Hotfix file information

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

The global version of this hotfix uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Powerpntff.mspNot applicable9,635,84004-May-200618:16
After the hotfix package is installed, the global version of this hotfix package has the file attributes, or later file attributes, that are listed in the following table.
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Powerpnt.exe10.0.6801.06,097,68004-May-200605:56
Additional notes:
  • For more information about how to install this hotfix, see the Readme.txt file that is included in the hotfix package.
  • 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
Note This is a "FAST PUBLISH" article created directly from within the Microsoft support organization. The information contained herein is provided as-is in response to emerging issues. As a result of the speed in making it available, the materials may include typographical errors and may be revised at any time without notice. See Terms of Use for other considerations.

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Article ID: 917292 - Last Review: October 24, 2013 - Revision: 2.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2002 Standard Edition
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