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When you copy a range of data from Excel 2002 and then paste it into a Web page in Front Page 2002, not all copied data appears in the table in the Front Page Preview view. The columns that are adjacent to the hidden column do not appear in the preview. However, all data appears correctly in the Front Page Normal view. This symptom only occurs when the range of data you copied from Excel 2002 includes a hidden column.
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
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 Size File name ------------------------------------------- 11-Dec-2002 23:59 12,581,484 Excel.msp 12-Dec-2002 00:43 14,987,380 Excelff.msp
After the hotfix is installed, the English version of this fix will have 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 Version Size File name -------------------------------------------------------- 10-Dec-2002 14:07:14 10.0.4803.0 9,177,672 Excel.exe
To work around this problem, paste the data into Front Page 2002 as text, and then format it into a table:
Select the data from Excel 2002, and then click Copy on the Edit menu.
In Front Page 2002, position the insertion point where you want to paste the data.
On the Edit menu, click Paste Special.
In the Convert Text dialog box, click Normal paragraphs with line breaks, and then click OK.
Select the data you inserted.
On the Table menu, point to Convert, and then click Text to Table.
In the Convert Text to Table dialog box, click Other.
In the text box, delete the period character, type an empty space by pressing the SPACEBAR key on your keyboard, and then click OK.
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.