WD2000: The Date That You Type in the "Text Form" Box Changes to a Different Date After You Press the Tab Key in the Japanese Version of Word 2000

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When you type a date in the Text form box in the Japanese version of Word 2000, and then press the TAB key, the date in the Text form box changes to an unexpected date.

For example, when you type April 10, 2003 in the Text form box, and then press the TAB key, the date changes to "October 1, 2003" (without quotation marks).
This problem may occur when you configure the Text form box to use the following date format:
MMMM d, yyyy
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 Japanese 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        --------------------------------------------   24-May-2003  03:42  1,592,360  Winwordop.msp  (Client Update)   24-May-2003  04:08  4,786,856  Winwordff.msp  (Full File Update)				
After the hotfix is installed, the following files will have the listed attributes or later:
   Date         Time   Version     Size       File name        ------------------------------------------------------   24-May-2003  00:04  8,826,932  Winword.exe				
This fix is a post-Office 2000 Service Pack 3 (SP-3) fix. To install the fix, you must have Office 2000 SP-3 installed. For additional information about Office 2000 SP-3, click the following article number to see the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
326585 OFF2000: Overview of Office 2000 Service Pack 3
Additionally, you may have to install Windows Installer 2.0 to install this fix. For additional information about the Windows Installer requirement for post-Office 2000 SP-3 fixes, click the following article number to see the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
811002 OFF2000: Office 2000 Updates and Patches Released After November 2002 May Require Windows Installer 2.0

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.

Article ID: 821474 - Last Review: 02/27/2014 18:43:59 - Revision: 1.5

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