A graphic image changes unexpectedly when you copy it from Excel 2003 to another Office 2003 program in a spanned RDP session
Consider the following scenario:
- You log on to a remote computer.
- The desktop of the remote computer spans multiple monitors.
- You use the Copy Picture command to copy a graphic image from Microsoft Office Excel 2003.
Then, you use the Paste Special command to paste the graphic image to another Office 2003
In this scenario, the graphic image changes unexpectedly.
To fix this problem, follow these steps:
- Apply hotfix 956834.
For more information, click the following article number to view the article in
the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Description of the Excel 2003 hotfix package: August, 2008
- Enable the hotfix by setting the RDPUsePrinterMF registry entry.
To have us enable the hotfix for you, go to the "Fix it for me" section. To enable the hotfix yourself, go to the "Let me fix it myself" section.
Fix it for meTo enable the hotfix automatically, click the
button or link. Click
dialog box, and then follow the steps in the Fix it wizard.
Note this wizard may be in English only; however, the automatic fix also works for other language versions of Windows.
Note If you are not on the computer that has the problem, you can save the automatic fix to a flash drive or to a CD, and then you can run it on the computer that has the problem.
Next, go to the "Did this fix the problem?" section.
Let me fix it myselfImportant This section, method, or task contains steps that tell you how to modify the registry. However, serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Therefore, make sure that you follow these steps carefully. For added protection, back up the registry before you modify it. Then, you can restore the registry if a problem occurs. For more information about how to back up and restore the registry, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
322756 To do this, follow
How to back up and restore the registry in Windows
- Click Start, click
Run, type regedit in the
Open box, and then click OK.
- Locate and then click the following registry subkey:
- On the Edit menu, point to
New, and then click DWORD Value.
- Type RDPUsePrinterMF, and then
- Right-click RDPUsePrinterMF, and then
- In the Value data box, type
1, and then click OK.
- Exit Registry Editor.
Check whether the problem is fixed by pasting the graphic image to another Office 2003
program. If the graphic image is unchanged, you are finished with this article. If the problem is not fixed, you can contact support
Article ID: 956835 - Last Review: October 9, 2011 - Revision: 4.0
- Microsoft Office Excel 2003
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