Issues that are fixed in Word 2007 by the 2007 Microsoft Office suites Service Pack 1

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SUMMARY

Microsoft has released a service pack that contains fixes for Microsoft Office Word 2007.

INTRODUCTION

The 2007 Microsoft Office suites Service Pack 1 (SP1) provides the latest updates to Word 2007. This service pack contains security improvements, stability improvements, and performance improvements. Some fixes that are included in this service pack were previously released in separate updates. This service pack combines these previously released fixes in one update.

For more information about the 2007 Microsoft Office suites SP1, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
936982 Description of the 2007 Microsoft Office suites Service Pack 1

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Downloadable list of issues that the service pack fixes

A Microsoft Excel workbook is available that contains a list of the Word 2007 issues that are fixed by the 2007 Microsoft Office suites SP1.

Note The workbook is in the English language. The workbook will not be translated into any other languages.

The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:

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Download the Office Servers Service Pack 1 Changes_all.xls package now.

Release Date: December 11, 2007

For more information about how to download Microsoft support files, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
119591 How to obtain Microsoft support files from online services
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Issues that the service pack fixes

The 2007 Microsoft Office suites SP1 fixes the Word 2007 issues that are described in the following hotfix packages:
937496 Description of the Word 2007 hotfix package: May 22, 2007
937200 Description of the Word 2007 hotfix package: May 15, 2007
936873 Description of the Word 2007 hotfix package: May 14, 2007
934173 Description of the update for Word 2007: May 8, 2007
935871 Description of the Word 2007 hotfix package: April 11, 2007
935872 Description of the Word 2007 hotfix package: April 11, 2007
935514 Description of the Word 2007 hotfix package: April 8, 2007

Issues that were not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article

This service pack fixes the following issues that were not previously documented in a Microsoft Knowledge Base article:
  • You cannot use the MetaWebblog API to post images to a blog in Word 2007

    In Word 2007, you use the MetaWebblog API to post images to a blog. However, the images cannot be posted as expected.
  • The hyphen and part of the hyphenated text are removed when you format text in a table in Word 2007

    In Word 2007, the hyphen and part of the hyphenated text are removed from the table when you format text in a table that also contains hyphenated text.
  • The red, wavy underline formatting disappears when you right-click the word that is underlined in Word 2007

    Word 2007 uses a red, wavy line to underline misspelled words. When you right-click a misspelled word, the red, wavy underline formatting disappears. Additionally, the spelling suggestion section does not appear on the shortcut menu.
  • The XMLSelectionChange event does not trigger when you click Find Next Region I Can Edit

    You use a read-only Word document that contains XML tags. The content that is between the tags is editable. When you click Find Next Region I Can Edit on the Protect Task pane, the XMLSelectionChange event is not triggered. This problem occurs if the follow conditions are true:
    • The tags are used in a table.
    • The content that is between the tags is not the null value.
  • The previewed font is displayed unexpectedly as the Arabic font when you enable Hebrew as an editing language in the English version of Word 2007

    In an English version of Word 2007, you enable Hebrew as an editing language. When you open the Font dialog box, the font that appears in the Preview box is the Arabic font instead of the Hebrew font.
  • The closing smart quotation mark for Estonian is incorrect

    You install an Estonian keyboard driver. Then, you enable the Straight quotes with smart quotes feature. When you use the Estonian keyboard driver, the closing smart quotation mark is incorrect.
  • Word 2007 takes a long time to open a Word document when the Word document contains many URL links and many images

    When you try to open a Word document that contains many URL links and many images, Word 2007 takes a long time to open the document.
  • The bound content control is still in the placeholder text mode in Word 2007 after you modify the document on the SharePoint site

    You modify a document on a Microsoft Office SharePoint site. When, you try to use the bound content control in Word 2007 to edit the data that you modified on the SharePoint site, the bound content control is still in the placeholder text mode. When this issue occurs, you cannot edit the data that you have modified on the SharePoint site.
  • The linked Excel object is incorrectly displayed after you change the link type from Automatic to Manual

    In a link to an Excel worksheet, you change the link type from Automatic to Manual in Word 2007. When you print the Word document, the linked Excel object is incorrectly displayed.
  • The UNC path is not changed to a hyperlink as expected

    When you type a Uniform Naming Convention (UNC) path in Word 2007, the UNC path is not changed to a hyperlink as expected. This problem occurs if the UNC path contains a double-byte character set (DBCS) character.
  • You cannot open an auto-saved document as expected

    When you try to open an auto-saved document in Word 2007, you receive the following error message:
    Microsoft Office Word cannot open this file because it is an unsupported file type.
  • Word 2007 incorrectly use double hyphens as the brkBinSub attribute

    When you save a Word document as a Web Page, Word 2007 incorrectly uses double hyphens (--) as the brkBinSub attribute. The brkBinSub attribute should be minusMinus.
  • Word cannot open an existing post from a Blogger account

    You use Word 2007 publish a blog to Blogger account. Then, you try to open an existing post from the Blogger account in Word 2007. In this scenario, you receive the following error message:
    Word cannot open the post.
  • The sent meeting request still contains spelling errors even though you have corrected the spelling errors by using the spelling check function

    Consider the following scenario. You enable the Always check spelling before sending feature, and then you create a meeting request that contains spelling errors. When you send the meeting request, the spelling check function starts, and then you correct the spelling errors. Then, you send the meeting request. In this scenario, the sent meeting request still contains spelling errors.
  • The original Word document is overwritten when you save the Rescue.asd document again

    Consider the following scenario. An error occurs when you try to save a Word document. Then, you save the document as a Rescue.asd document. You edit the Rescue.asd document, and then you save the Rescue.asd document again. In this scenario, the Rescue.asd document overwrites the original Word document. Additionally, the extension of the new document becomes the .docx extension. However, the Rescue.docx document uses the binary format. Therefore, you cannot open the new document.
  • You can unexpectedly delete the mDel tag in Word 2007

    In Word 2007, you can delete the mDel tag in the SampleLetter.docm document. However, the mDel tag should not be deleted.
  • The "Get services on Office Marketplace" hyperlink does not appear in the Research pane in Word 2007

    When you open the Research pane in Word 2007, the Get services on Office Marketplace hyperlink does not appear. You expect the Get services on Office Marketplace hyperlink to be available.
  • You receive the same error message two times when you open an RTF document that contains incorrect styles

    When you try to open a Rich Text Format (RTF) document that contains incorrect styles, you receive the following error message two times:
    Invalid style name.
  • You create an incorrect Word document project when you use the Word content controls in the design mode

    When you use the Word content controls in the design mode, you can create an incorrect Word document project.
  • The AutoSave feature does not work as excepted when you use an IRM protected Word document

    When you process an Information Rights Management (IRM) protected Word document, the AutoSave feature does not work as excepted. When this problem occurs, Word 2007 becomes unstable. For example, Word 2007 frequently stops responding.
  • Word 2007 does not consider the file format converter when you try to open a document that uses the ZIP format

    When you try to use Word 2007 to open a document that uses a ZIP format, Word 2007 does not consider the file format converter for the ZIP format. When this problem occurs, the File Conversion dialog box does not appear. Instead, you receive an error message that resembles the following:
    The Office Open XML file cannot be opened because there a problems with the contents.

Error signature details

When you use Word 2007, you may receive an error message that resembles the following:
Microsoft Word has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience. To see what data this error report contains, click here.
When you view the data in the error report, the report contains an error signature that resembles one of the following error signatures.
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Application nameApplication versionModule NameModule VersionOffset
Winword.exe 12.0.4518.1014 Hungapp 0.0.0.0 0
Winword.exe 12.0.4518.1014 WWLIB.DLL 12.0.6015.5000 0033f0d5
Winword.exe 12.0.4518.1014 WWLIB.DLL 12.0.4518.1014 388504
Winword.exe 12.0.4518.1014 Mso.dll 12.0.4518.1014 008f4f36
Winword.exe 12.0.4518.1014 Mso.dll 12.0.6017.5000 008f5874
Winword.exe 12.0.4518.1014 WWLIB.DLL 12.0.6015.5000 0033f0d5
Winword.exe 12.0.4518.1014 Mso.dll 12.0.4518.1014 008f4f36
Winword.exe 12.0.4518.1014 MSGR3KO.DLL 12.0.4518.1014 000b7072
Winword.exe 12.0.4518.1014 MSGR3KO.DLL 12.0.4518.1014 000a2e00
Winword.exe 12.0.4518.1014 oart.dll 12.0.4518.1014 0081165e
Winword.exe 12.0.4518.1014 Mso.dll 12.0.4518.1014 00039b2d
Winword.exe 12.0.4518.1014 Mso.dll 12.0.4518.1014 0004f9ba
Winword.exe 12.0.4518.1014 Mso.dll 12.0.4518.1014 0003d212
Winword.exe 12.0.4518.1014 Mso.dll 12.0.4518.1014 000467c3
Winword.exe 12.0.4518.1014 Ipeditor.dll 12.0.4518.1014 000f6184
Winword.exe 12.0.4518.1014 Mso.dll 12.0.4518.1014 00039b2d
Winword.exe 12.0.4518.1014 unknown 0.0.0.0 0002000f
Winword.exe 12.0.4518.1014 WWLIB.DLL 12.0.4518.1014 00d897d1
Winword.exe 12.0.4518.1014 Mso.dll 12.0.4518.1014 0001d418
Winword.exe 12.0.4518.1014 Riched20.dll 12.0.4518.1014 00004f12
Winword.exe 12.0.4518.1014 Oart.dll 12.0.4518.1014 95614
Winword.exe 12.0.4518.1014 Ipeditor.dll 12.0.4518.1014 002c1fde
Additionally, other program versions, module versions, and offsets are possible. These issues are all fixed in 2007 Office suite SP1.

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Article ID: 942389 - Last Review: December 12, 2007 - Revision: 2.2
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