Description of the Word 2013 hotfix package (Word-x-none.msp): February 27, 2013


This article describes the issue that is fixed in the Microsoft Word 2013 hotfix package that is dated February 27, 2013.


Issues that this hotfix package fixes

  • Consider the following scenario:
    • You open a Word 2013 document that contains a footnote reference inside a table.
    • You click Text Direction and then click Vertical in the Page Setup section on the PAGE LAYOUT tab.
    • You scroll down to the end of the document.
    In this scenario, some pages after the table may not be displayed.
    BUG #: 3175513 (Office15)
  • Assume that you use Word 2013 to save a .docx file as an OpenDocument Format (ODF) file. However, when you open the ODF file, non-left-aligned paragraphs inside textboxes in the file are displayed incorrectly.
    BUG #: 3175873 (Office15)
  • Consider the following scenario:
    • You open a Word document that has some shapes or pictures in Word 2013.
    • You right-click one of the shapes or one of the pictures in the word document.
    • You click Edit Points for the shape or you point to Wrap Text and then click Edit Wrap Points for the picture.
    In this scenario, other shapes and pictures in the document are missing.
    BUG #: 3187338 (Office15)
  • Assume that you use Word 2013 to open a Word document that contains a macro. The macro inserts a shape into the document when you press a button. In this situation, when you touch the button to insert a shape on a Windows 8-based touch device, the shape is displayed in an incorrect location. However, if you connect a mouse to the device and then use the mouse to click the button, the shape is inserted in the correct location.
    BUG #: 3195811 (Office15)
  • Consider the following scenario:
    • You set an East Asian language as the input method editor (IME) in Word 2013 on a Windows 8-based touch device.
    • You type some characters in a new Word document.
    • You touch the screen to move the cursor to a new location among these characters.
    • You type a new character or you delete the character before the cursor.
    In this scenario, the new character is added or the character is deleted in the previous cursor location. Therefore, the cursor location is only changed visually.
    BUG #: 3198843 (Office15)
  • Assume that you open a blank Word document in Word 2013, and then you open another Word document in Protected View. However, the content of the document is not displayed unless you resize the document window.
    BUG #: 3124095 (Office15)
  • Assume that you start Word on Demand from OneDrive on a computer that does not have Word installed. When you try to create a new Word document by using a template that contains macros, you may receive the following error message:
    The macro cannot be found or has been disabled because of your Macro security settings.
    BUG #: 3189499 (Office15)
  • You cannot put the cursor in a multicolumn footnote in the left column of a Word document. When you drag over the footnote, the cursor is displayed as arrow. Therefore, you cannot edit the footnote.
    BUG #: 3196078 (Office15)

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: 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.


There are no prerequisites for installing this hotfix package.

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

You do not have to make any changes to the registry after you install this hotfix.

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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