WD97: Page Size Changes When You Edit Document Object Embedded in PowerPoint Slide

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SYMPTOMS
In PowerPoint 97, when you edit an embedded Word object that contains a table or drawing object and then move the Word object, the Word page size shrinks or grows each time you move the object.
WORKAROUND
To work around this problem, reset the page size by using the Word Page Setup dialog box.
RESOLUTION
To resolve the problem described in this article, obtain and install the latest Microsoft Word 97 update from the following Microsoft Web site: IMPORTANT NOTE: Microsoft Word 97 post-service release fixes are cumulative. The latest update contains all of the fixes since Service Release 2. If you install the latest update for Word 97, you do not need to install any other updates after Service Release 2.

For additional information about the fixes included in the latest update for Word 97, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
265374 WD97: Post Service Release Fixes for Word 97

STATUS
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
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Article ID: 237258 - Last Review: 10/21/2013 23:04:58 - Revision: 1.5

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