Description of the Word 2003 post-Service Pack 2 hotfix package: November 21, 2006

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SUMMARY

This article describes the Microsoft Office Word 2003 issues that are fixed in the Word 2003 post-Service Pack 2 hotfix package that is dated November 21, 2006.

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

Issues that the hotfix package fixes

This hotfix package fixes the following issue:
  • 927651 The XMLSelectionChange event does not run when you use the "Find Next Region I Can Edit" button in Word 2003
This hotfix package also fixes the following issues that were not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
  • You compare a revised document to an original document in Word 2003. When you do this, the revised document may not correctly show the changes that were made to the words or the sentences in the original document.

    For example, you may experience the following symptoms when you compare the documents:
    • Changes may be displayed when changes were not made.
    • Changes may not be displayed when changes were made.
  • When you paste a numbered list that uses a custom style into a new document in Word 2003, the pasted list is not numbered.

    Note This problem may occur after you install the hotfix or the update that is described in one of the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    910282 Description of the Microsoft Office Word 2003 post-Service Pack 2 hotfix package: November 16, 2005
    910473 Description of the update for Office 2003: May 19, 2006
    917346 Description of the security update for Microsoft Office Word Viewer 2003: June 13, 2006
  • You work with a Smart Document in Word 2003. When you move the cursor into the Reviewing pane, the Document Actions pane may disappear. Additionally, a task pane that you opened earlier may now be displayed.
  • You open a document that is attached to a template that contains a custom toolbar. If the Remove Hidden Data add-in is installed, the custom toolbar is not displayed.

    This problem may occur if one of the following conditions is true:
    • The document is opened by using a command prompt.
    • The document is opened from a document management system.
    For more information about the Remove Hidden Data add-in, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    834427 The Remove Hidden Data tool for Office 2003 and Office XP

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. 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 hotfix package is a post Office 2003 Service Pack 2 hotfix package. To install the hotfix package, you must have Office 2003 Service Pack 2 installed. For more information about Office 2003 Service Pack 2, 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

Restart information

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

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix is not replaced by any later hotfix.

Registry information

You must create a registry key or modify a registry key to use one of the hotfixes 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:
927651 The XMLSelectionChange event does not run when you use the "Find Next Region I Can Edit" button in Word 2003

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 package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix package. 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.

Download information

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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Office2003-kb927674-glb.exe11.0.8117.05,887,80821-Nov-200616:35
Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

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File nameFile sizeDateTime
Winword.msp9,729,02421-Nov-200616:34
After the hotfix is installed, the global version of this hotfix has the file attributes, or a later version of the file attributes, that are listed in the following table:
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File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Winword.exe11.0.8117.012,259,60019-Nov-200608:14


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

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Article ID: 927674 - Last Review: November 15, 2007 - Revision: 1.4
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  • Microsoft Office Word 2003
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