WD2000: Extra Lines Appear Around Hyperlinks When You Print Your Document

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If the following conditions exist, extra lines may appear around hyperlinks when you print your document:
  • You edited the document by using the Track Changes feature in Word 2000.
  • You pasted hyperlinks into your document.
A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.

If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.

Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site: Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language. The English version of this fix should have the following file attributes or later:
   Date         Time      Version  Size       File name   ------------------------------------------------------------   07-Nov-2002  14:05:04  7010     3,667,096  Winword.msp   07-Nov-2002  14:41:20  7010     4,684,436  Winword_Admin.msp
After the hotfix is installed, the following files will have the listed attributes or later:
   Date         Time     Version  Size       File name   -----------------------------------------------------   30-Sep-2002  1:29:48  6929     8,826,932  Winword.exe				
To work around this problem, accept the changes before you print:
  1. Open the document in Word 2000.
  2. On the Tools menu, point to Track Changes and then click Accept or Reject Changes.
  3. In the Accept or Reject Changes dialog box, click Accept All, and then click Yes.
  4. Click Close.
  5. Print the document.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

Article ID: 321206 - Last Review: 02/27/2014 21:12:47 - Revision: 2.2

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