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WD2002: After You Check In a Document, AutoOpen or Document_open Macros Do Not Run As Expected

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When you open a checked-out document that is located in a Microsoft SharePoint Portal Server workspace, and then check in the document in Word 2002, the document opens, but the AutoOpen or Document-Open macros do not run as expected.

Additionally, you experience the same problem when you open a checked-in or published document as read-only in Word 2002, and then check it out from Word 2002.

Service Pack Information

This problem is corrected in Office XP Service Pack 3.To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft Office XP. For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
307841 How to obtain the latest Office XP Service Pack

Hotfix Information

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 has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in coordinated universal time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date           Time       Size        File name        ---------------------------------------------------------------   02-Nov-2002    00:09      5,554,748   Winword.msp   02-Nov-2002    00:54      6,630,980   Winwordff.msp				
After the hotfix is installed, the following files will have the listed attributes or later:
   Date         Time   Version      Size        File name        --------------------------------------------------------   01-Nov-2002  18:44  10.0.4629.0  10,598,984  Winword.exe				

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 Office XP Service Pack 3.
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Article ID: 329815 - Last Review: 02/27/2014 18:42:47 - Revision: 4.2

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