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Multiple-Page Word Document Is Not Collated in the Correct Order When You Print It

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Microsoft ended support for Office 2003 on April 8, 2014. This change has affected your software updates and security options. Learn what this means for you and how to stay protected.

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After you click to select the Collate check box in the Print dialog box in Microsoft Word and then try to print multiple copies of a multiple-page document, the document pages may not print in the correct order.
This problem may occur if the document requires that the printer use more than one paper size. This problem most frequently occurs with the IBM Infoprint 20 printer and with the NEC MultiWriter 2200X2 printer.
A supported hotfix is now available from Microsoft, but it is only intended to correct the problem that is described in this article. Only apply it to systems that are experiencing this specific problem. This hotfix may receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next Microsoft Windows 2000 service pack that contains this hotfix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services telephone numbers and information about support costs, visit the following Microsoft Web site:Note In special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Microsoft Support Professional determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

The English version of this hotfix 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   Version        Size     File name---------------------------------------------------------11-Mar-2003  23:10  5.0.2195.6683  251,664  Localspl.dll 11-Mar-2003  23:10  5.0.2195.6677   79,632  Spoolss.dll 11-Mar-2003  23:10  5.0.2195.6681   87,312  Win32spl.dll
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.
The third-party products that this article discusses are manufactured by companies that are independent of Microsoft. Microsoft makes no warranty, implied or otherwise, regarding the performance or reliability of these products.
WD11, WD2003, Word 2000, Word 2002, Word 98, Word 97

Article ID: 816738 - Last Review: 02/27/2014 18:43:19 - Revision: 1.5

Microsoft Office Word 2003, Microsoft Word 2000 Standard Edition, Microsoft Word 98 Standard Edition, Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition, Microsoft Windows 2000 Standard Edition

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