Issues that are fixed in FrontPage 2003 by Office 2003 Service Pack 1

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Microsoft has released a service pack for Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003. This article describes the following items about the service pack:
Microsoft Office 2003 Service Pack 1 provides the latest updates to Microsoft Office 2003. Office 2003 SP1 contains significant security enhancements, in addition to stability and performance improvements. Office 2003 SP1 also includes many performance and feature enhancements to Microsoft Office FrontPage 2003.

For additional information about Office 2003 Service Pack 1, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
842532 Description of Office 2003 Service Pack 1
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List of issues that the service pack fixes

Office 2003 SP1 fixes the following issues that were not previously documented in the Microsoft Knowledge Base.

Typing of characters in Design mode may be slow

When you type characters in Design mode in FrontPage 2003, the input of your typed characters may be slow.

You cannot save to a WebDAV server

When you try to save in FrontPage 2003 to a secure Web Distributed Authoring and Versioning (WebDAV) server, the save does not occur, and the Save As dialog box appears again.

A broken hyperlink occurs when a URL is created from the Database Results Region

When you create a hyperlink from a data value that is contained in the Database Results Region, the resulting URL is contained in single quotation marks and causes the hyperlink to be broken.

A WebBot component causes extra line spacing

When you add a WebBot component to a Web page in FrontPage 2003, FrontPage 2003 may rewrite the HTML code. If FrontPage 2003 rewrites the HTML code, it can cause extra line spacing and the Web page renders incorrectly.

You cannot include an Active Server Pages (ASP) page in another ASP page

When you try to include an ASP page in another ASP page, you receive the following error message:
You cannot include Active Server Pages (.asp or .aspx files) in this page. Please choose an HTML file.

FrontPage 2003 quits unexpectedly when you try to copy and modify a data source in a subWeb

When you try to copy and modify a data source from a Web page that is in a subWeb, FrontPage 2003 may quit unexpectedly.

A Microsoft Office document opens as read-only when you open the document from a document library

When you try to open an Office document that is contained in a document library, and then you click Edit in, the document opens as read-only.

The Advanced view of an XML page subview is blank on a Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services Web site

When you create a new subview for an XML page that is contained on a Windows SharePoint Services Web site, and then you click Filter on the Data menu, you receive the following message:
Using Advanced Filter.
When you click Advanced in the message, the view is blank.

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Error signature details

You may receive an error message that is similar to the following when you use FrontPage 2003:
Microsoft Office FrontPage 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 data in the error report, the report contains an error signature that is similar to one of the following error signatures:
    Application name  Application version  Module name   Module version  Offset   -----------------------------------------------------------------------------   Frontpg.exe       11.0.5516.0          Fpwel.dll     11.0.5516.0     00029ef3   Frontpg.exe       11.0.5516.0          Fpeditax.dll  11.0.5525.0     00190496   Frontpg.exe       11.0.5516.0          Fpeditax.dll  11.0.5525.0     002e92bb   Frontpg.exe       11.0.5516.0          Fpsrvutl.dll  11.0.5523.0     0000557a   Frontpg.exe       11.0.5516.0          Fpeditax.dll  11.0.5525.0     00019e7e
Additionally, other program versions, module versions, and offsets are possible.

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Article ID: 872837 - Last Review: 01/10/2015 16:24:52 - Revision: 1.3

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