Embedded charts that contain text boxes in Excel 2000 do not behave as expected after they are edited in PowerPoint 2000 and in PowerPoint 2002

This article was previously published under Q290570
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SYMPTOMS
In Microsoft PowerPoint 2000, when you open and close a Microsoft Excel 2000 embedded chart that contains text boxes, you may experience any of the following symptoms:
  • The text boxes may disappear.

    -or-

  • The text boxes appear truncated.

    -or-

  • The font properties may change.
This behavior occurs if your display resolution is set to 1024 by 768 or lower.
RESOLUTION
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 the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
276367 OFF2000: How to Obtain the Latest Office 2000 Service Pack
The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date       Time      Version     Size       File name        Platform   ---------------------------------------------------------------------   02/22/2001 3:10:21p  0.0.0.0000  1,716,048  EXCEL.msp        x86   02/22/2001 3:32:21p  0.0.0.0000  4,332,124  EXCEL_Admin.msp  x86				
After the hotfix is installed, the following files will have the listed attributes or later:
   Date       Time      Version     Size       File name        Platform   ---------------------------------------------------------------------   02/21/2001 11:40:04p 9.0.0.5021  7,159,853  excel.exe        x86				

STATUS
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 3 (SP-3).
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Article ID: 290570 - Last Review: 02/27/2014 21:07:24 - Revision: 3.4

Microsoft Excel 2000 Service Pack 1, Microsoft Excel 2000 Standard Edition, Microsoft PowerPoint 2000 Standard Edition

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