Summary

This article describes the issues that are fixed in the Microsoft Office 2013 hotfix package that is dated August 13, 2013.

INTRODUCTION

Issues that this hotfix package fixes

  • When you use a stylus pen to draw, write, or highlight text in a slide show in PowerPoint 2013, ink mode is not enabled automatically.        

    Then, when ink mode is enabled, you cannot use touch gestures to interact with the slide show.

    Notes You must manually enable ink mode to draw, write, or highlight text, and you must manually disable ink mode before you can use touch gestures.


  • When you open a presentation in PowerPoint 2013 from a SharePoint Server 2013 site, it takes longer than expected to move to the next slide in the slide show of the presentation.

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 the problem described in this article. 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 website:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote 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

To install this hotfix package, you must have Office 2013 installed.

Restart requirement

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

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

Registry information

Important
Follow the steps in this section carefully. Serious problems might occur if you modify the registry incorrectly. Before you modify it, back up the registry for restoration in case problems occur.

After you install the updates, the new stylus pen behavior is enabled. However, follow these steps if you do not want ink mode to be enabled and disabled automatically:

  1. Click Start, click Run, type regedit in the Open box, and then click OK.

  2. Locate and then select the following registry subkey:

    HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Office\15.0\PowerPoint\Options\

  3. On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD Value.

  4. Type StylusAutoInk, and then press Enter.

  5. In the Details pane, right-click StylusAutoInk, and then click Modify.

  6. In the Value data box, type 0, and then click OK.

  7. Exit Registry Editor.

Note If you change the value of the StylusAutoInk registry entry to 1, the new stylus pen behavior is enabled.

File information

This hotfix package may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix package contains only the files that you must have to resolve the issue that listed in this article.

The global version of this hotfix package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix package. The dates and the 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.

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