List of issues fixed in PowerPoint 2002 by Office XP Service Pack 2

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Microsoft has released Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 2 (SP-2). This article describes the issues fixed in Microsoft PowerPoint 2002.

For more information about how to download and install the Office XP Service Pack 2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
325671 Description of the Office XP Service Pack 2
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PowerPoint 2002 issues fixed by Office XP Service Pack 2

The update fixes the issues that are described in the following Microsoft Knowledge Base articles:

314535 Web session and cookie information lost opening presentation
314278 Graph axis and text not printed when you use grayscale printing
318042 Cannot set transparent color of an image
317804 Internet Explorer may appear to stop responding while you browse through PowerPoint 2002 presentations
318035 Macintosh PNG files are displayed as black
320087 "Exceed the printable area" warning message when you print a presentation with 8.5 x 11 page size
322024 PowerPoint stops responding if you type "ETC." with French (Canada) spelling
314267 Graphics appear fuzzy when you print handouts with three or more slides on each page
317301 You receive an error message when you call the 'Close' method of the 'ActivePresentation' event

Additional issues fixed by Office XP SP2

The following issues are also fixed.
Bullets change when pasting text from PowerPoint 2002 into Word 2000

This update corrects a problem in which bullets change shape. When you copy a shape with a custom character as a bullet from PowerPoint 2002, and then paste the shape into a Word document, the bullet may change to a question mark. Additionally, when you copy and paste a text box to Word 2000, the text box may appear distorted.

Runtime error calling the Close method of ActivePresentation in PowerPoint events

Calling Presentation.Close in the events in the following list causes the following error message:
Run-time error '-2147188160 (80048240)': Application (unknown member): Invalid request. "The operation cannot be performed in this handler"

The error will occur with the following events:

PowerPoint quits unexpectedly when you click link in Slide Sorter view

This update corrects a problem in which PowerPoint quits unexpectedly when you view slides. In Slide Sorter view, if you click a link to view a different slide, PowerPoint 2002 may quit unexpectedly.
Encrypted File System Data lost when saving file

This update corrects a problem in which Encrypted File System (EFS) data is lost when you save changes made by a different user.
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