For more information about the 2007 Microsoft Office suites Service Pack 1 (SP1), click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Downloadable list of issues that the service pack fixesA Microsoft Office Excel workbook is available that contains a list of the PowerPoint 2007 issues that are fixed by the 2007 Microsoft Office suites Service Pack 1 (SP1).
Note The workbook is in English. The workbook will not be translated into any other languages.
The following file is available for download from the Microsoft Download Center:
Download the Office 2007 Service Pack 1 Changes_all.xls package now.
Release Date: December 11, 2007
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Issues that the service pack fixesThe 2007 Microsoft Office suites Service Pack 1 (SP1) fixes the PowerPoint 2007 issues that are described in the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Issues that were not previously documented in the Microsoft Knowledge BaseThe 2007 Microsoft Office suites Service Pack 1 (SP1) also fixes the following PowerPoint 2007 issues that were not previously documented in the Microsoft Knowledge Base.
When you start a slide show, a delay occurs
This issue also occurs when you exit the slide show. The delay may increase depending on the number of applications that you have open and on the number of times you start and exit the slide show.
Animations are reset if you change non-animated text during a slide show
If you change the non-animated text on a slide during a slide show in PowerPoint 2007, the animations on the slide are reset.
Slide numbers are not recognized for presentations if the slide number fields are in a grouped shape on a slide master
When a slide number field is in the text that is in a grouped shape on a slide master, this slide number field is not recognized on the slides.
The Selection.TextRange method fails if the selected shape or the selected text is located on a SmartArt shape or on a grouped shape
When you automate a SmartArt object and then try to access the text range in PowerPoint 2007, you receive the following error message:
Error message when you use the Select method of the TextRange object: "Method 'Select' of object 'TextRange' failed"
When you use the ActiveWindow.Selection.TextRange.Select method to select a range programmatically in PowerPoint 2007, you receive the following error message:
Error message when you update the SourceFullName property: "LinkFormat (unknown member): Failed"
You have a macro that updates the paths to movie files in your slides in PowerPoint 2007. When you reset the SourceFullName property, you receive the following error message:
Run-time error '-2147467259 (80004005)'
LinkFormat (unknown member): Failed.
PowerPoint 2007 stops responding when you open a PowerPoint Show (.pps) file two times and then close the file
You open a PowerPoint Show (.pps) file in full-screen view two times. Then, you close the file. In this situation, PowerPoint 2007 stops responding.
The Slide.Hyperlinks API does not work correctly with hyperlinked text
A slide contains hyperlinked text. When you try to count the number of links on the slides by using the Slide.Hyperlinks API, the value is displayed as "0."
The ActiveWindow.Selection.TextRange.Replace method does not apply to all instances
When you perform a Find operation or a Replace operation, the operation is not limited to the scope of the current text range. Instead, the operation starts at the beginning of the text body and then covers all the body text.
The Runs.Count method returns an incorrect value for text placeholders
When you try to count text placeholders on the slides in PowerPoint 2007, an incorrect value is returned. This problem occurs if the text formatting is different for the text placeholders.
The ActiveWindow.Selection.TextRange.Text method does not work in tables
When you select the text in a table cell, you cannot access the selection by using the ActiveWindow.Selection.TextRange.Text method of the object model (OM).
Bullets that were removed from the slide master reappear after you edit the slides and then save the slides in PowerPoint 2007
Consider the following scenario:
- In Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003, you remove the bullets from the body text placeholder of the existing slide master.
- You make some changes to the file. Then, you save the file as a .ppt file.
- You open the .ppt file in PowerPoint 2007, save the file as a .pptx file, and then reopen the file as a .pptx file.
- You save this .pptx file as a .ppt file.
- You reopen the newly saved .ppt file in PowerPoint 2003.
Error message when you save a presentation in PowerPoint 2007: "There was an error accessing <path><filename>"
When you save a presentation and set a password to open or to modify the presentation in PowerPoint 2007, you receive the following error message:
Data is lost in an Organization Chart if the Organization Chart Add-in (orgchart.exe) happens to be open when PowerPoint or Excel AutoRecover runs
If the Organization Chart Add-in (orgchart.exe) happens to be open when PowerPoint or Excel AutoRecover runs, data may be lost in an Organization Chart.
Error signature detailsWhen you use PowerPoint 2007, you may receive an error message that resembles the following:
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Note All these issues are fixed in the 2007 Microsoft Office suites Service Pack 1 (SP1).
Article ID: 942385 - Last Review: Mar 29, 2017 - Revision: 4