The hyperlink to a slide does not work when a comma is contained in the title of a slide presentation in PowerPoint

Platí pro: Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003

Symptoms


You click a hyperlink to redirect you to a different slide in your slide presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint 2002, in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003, or in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007. When you do this, the hyperlink does not work.

Cause


This problem occurs if the slide title to which you hyperlink contains a comma.

Workaround


To work around this problem, edit the hyperlink to add the slide number and the slide title to the address, and then remove the comma from the address.


This issue has been resolved in Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2010.

Status


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.