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When you copy the text box layout containing bulleted items from a Slide Master, paste the text box on a slide in normal view, and then promote or demote a bulleted item, the font formatting and bullet doesn't change, even though the item is indented to the next or previous tab stop. This behavior occurs when you use the Promote and Demote buttons on the Formatting toolbar or the TAB key to promote or demote text to a different bullet level.
PowerPoint does not paste the Master placeholder onto the slide correctly.
To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office 2000. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in theMicrosoft Knowledge Base:
276367 OFF2000: How to Obtain the Latest Office 2000 Service Pack
To work around this behavior temporarily, and have the bulleted items promote and demote correctly, use the default Bulleted List AutoLayout.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article. This problem was first corrected in Microsoft Office 2000 Service Pack 2.