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Excel 2002 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: May 6, 2004

SUMMARY
Microsoft has released the Excel 2002 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package for Microsoft Excel 2002. This article describes the following items about the hotfix package:
  • Issues that are fixed in the hotfix package
  • Prerequisites for installing the hotfix package
  • Whether you must restart your computer after you install the hotfix package
  • Whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package
  • Whether you must make any registry changes to use one or more of the hotfixes that are included in the hotfix package
  • The files that are contained in the hotfix package
INTRODUCTION
This article describes the Microsoft Excel 2002 issues that are fixed in the Excel 2002 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package that is dated May 6, 2004.

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Issues that are fixed in the hotfix package

The following issues are fixed in this hotfix package:
  • 838895 Error message when you try to save a workbook that was opened from a mapped drive location in Excel 2002
  • 835718 Date format is not correct when you convert a CSV text file in Excel 2002 by using a VBA macro
  • 840640 "'filename.xls' cannot be accessed" error message when you open a workbook in Excel 2002 during a remote desktop session
  • 838910 Controls move to the left of the worksheet in Microsoft Excel 2002
  • 831824 Multilevel subtotals are in the wrong position in Excel 2002
The following issues are also fixed in this hotfix package:
  • If you save and then close an Excel 2002 workbook that contains a null value dimension from an Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) cube in the PAGE field of a PivotChart, Excel may quit unexpectedly when you reopen the workbook and you receive the following error message:
    Microsoft Excel has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

    To see what data this error report contains, click here.
    If you view the details of the error message, you receive an error that is signature similar to the following:
    App Name    App Version  Module Name  Module Version  Offset--------------------------------------------------------------Excel.exe  	10.0.4524.0  Excel.exe    10.0.4524.0     000cff95
  • After you upgrade to Excel 2002, an add-in program that you used in an earlier version of Microsoft Excel may cause the following error message when the add-in programmatically uses the Add method:
    Microsoft Excel has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

    To see what data this error report contains, click here.
    If you view the details of the error message, you receive an error signature that is similar to the following:
     App Name   App Version  Module Name  Module Version  Offset ------------------------------------------------------------- Excel.exe  10.0.4929.0  Excel.exe    10.0.4929.0     0030963c
  • When you click to select an Excel 2002 chart that is embedded in a Microsoft PowerPoint presentation, and then cancel the selection by clicking else where in the presentation, the aspect ratio of the chart may change.
  • If you lock your computer after you run a macro or a batch file in Excel 2002, you may receive the following error message when you unlock your computer:
    Not enough system resources to display completely

  • When you use an ICA client to connect to a server that has Citrix MetaFrame XP installed and you try to save an Excel 2002 file, you may receive the following error message.
    Microsoft Excel has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

    To see what data this error report contains, click here.
    When you view the details of the error message, you receive an error signature that is similar to the following:
    App Name   App Version  Module Name  Module Version  Offset-------------------------------------------------------------Excel.exe  10.0.5403.0  Excel.exe    10.0.5403.0     0070ae95
  • In Excel 2002, when you open a workbook that contains a text box that has the Automatic size option selected on the Alignment tab, the workbook may open very slowly.
  • If you use the Histogram option of the Analysis Toolpak add-in in Excel 2002, Excel 2002 may quit unexpectedly.
  • When you calculate a selection (range) of cells in an Excel 2002 workbook that uses the Selection.Calculate method, you receive the following error message in the worksheet cell:
    Subscript out of range
  • When the last measure that is included in a PivotTable in Excel 2002 and that is attached to an Online Analytical Processing (OLAP) cube is blank, you may receive the following error message:
    Microsoft Excel has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.

  • When you try to update the Dynamic Data Exchange (DDE) links in an Excel 2002 workbook, Excel 2002 may quit unexpectedly and you receive the following error message:
    Microsoft Excel has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.


    When you view the details of the error message, you find an error signature that is similar to the following:
    App Name   App Version  Module Name  Module Version  Offset-------------------------------------------------------------Excel.exe  10.0.5815.0  Excel.exe    10.0.5815.0     00455bab
  • On a slow client computer, when you use Excel 2002 in a Terminal Services environment, Excel 2002 may continue to scroll when you use the mouse to scroll a worksheet more than 1000 rows.
  • If you lock cells in an Excel 2002 workbook by using a Microsoft Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) macro, and then save and close the workbook, you can click to select a locked cell after you reopen the workbook.
  • When you use a Workbook_Open event in a VBA macro to open a workbook after a custom .xla add-in has loaded, macros that are contained in the .xla file may not function.
  • If you press SHIFT+F9 multiple times to recalculate a worksheet, Excel 2002 may stop responding with 100 percent CPU usage.
  • When you use a VBA macro to open an Excel 2002 workbook that contains a Microsoft Outlook Express header, the Excel 2002 process may continue to run when the VBA macro uses the Quit method to close the workbook.
  • When you use a VBA macro that unprotects the workbook, makes changes, reprotects the workbook, and then saves the file while closing, the following issues may occur when you reopen the workbook:
    • You receive the following error message:
      Unable to Read file
    • The VBA macros are removed from the workbook.
    • PivotCache is removed from the Excel 2002 workbook.
  • When you programmatically clear merged cells in Excel 2002, and then paste values in the range of cells, you receive the following error message:
    The operation requires the merged cells to be identically sized.

  • When you move a ToolTip out of the way in Excel 2002, Excel 2002 may quit unexpectedly and you receive the following error message:
    Microsoft Office Excel has encountered a problem and needs to close. We are sorry for the inconvenience.
    This issue may occur when all the following conditions are true:
    • The data validation input dialog box appears.
    • You are in data entry mode.
    • You change sheets to use the point-and-click range entry.
    • You move the input message ToolTip.
  • When you remove a filter in Excel 2002 from a column of VLookUp formulas in a workbook where a fill was performed to overtype the formula with a zero value, Excel 2002 may quit unexpectedly.
  • When you type the first initial and the last name of a recipient in the To, CC, or BCC line of an e-mail message, the name is not resolved when you work off-line in Microsoft Outlook 2002.
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MORE INFORMATION

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.

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Prerequisites

  • The optimized version of this hotfix is a post-Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3 (SP3) hotfix. To install the hotfix, you must have Office XP SP3 installed.

    For additional information about Office XP SP3, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    832671 Description of Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 3
  • The optimized version of this hotfix requires Microsoft Windows Installer 2.0 or later.

    For additional information about the Windows Installer requirement, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
    330537 OFFXP: Office XP updates and patches released after September 2002 may require Windows Installer 2.0
  • The full-file version of this hotfix is also the administrative version of this hotfix. You can install this version of the hotfix with Microsoft Office XP Service Pack 2 (SP2). However, Microsoft has not tested this fix on Office XP SP2 to the same extent as on Office XP Service Pack 3. If you install this hotfix on a computer with Office XP SP2 installed, some file conflicts might occur. Microsoft supports this configuration, but we do not recommend this configuration.
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Restart information

You do not have to restart your computer after you apply this hotfix.

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Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix is replaced by a later hotfix.

For additional information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
841366 Excel 2002 post-Service Pack 3 hotfix package: May 13, 2004


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Registry information

You must create or modify a registry key to use one or more of the hotfixes that are contained in this package.

835718 Date format is not correct when you convert a CSV text file in Excel 2002 by using a VBA macro
838895 Error message when you try to save a workbook that was opened from a mapped drive location in Excel 2002
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Hotfix file information

This hotfix contains only those files that you must have to correct the issues that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.

The global 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   Size        File name   ----------------------------------------------------------------------   06-May-2004  21:12  16,572,416  Excelff.msp (Full-File/Administrative)   06-May-2004  20:00   2,424,320  Excelop.msp (Optimized)
After you install the hotfix, the global version of this fix has the file attributes (or later) that are listed in the following table:
   Date         Time   Version      Size       File name   -----------------------------------------------------   05-May-2004  01:47  10.0.6713.0  9,190,080  Excel.exe
Note For more information about installing this hotfix, see the Readme.txt file that is included in the package.

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REFERENCES
For additional information about the terminology that Microsoft uses when correcting software after it is released, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates
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Article ID: 829348 - Last Review: 10/09/2011 19:30:00 - Revision: 5.0

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