Description of the update for the 2007 Office programs: May 18, 2007

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Microsoft has released an update for the 2007 Microsoft Office programs. This article contains a list of the issues that are fixed by the update. Additionally, this article describes how to obtain the update.
Microsoft has released an update for the 2007 Microsoft Office system. This update fixes conversion issues for SmartArt objects when a document is opened in an earlier Office program when you use the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack.
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Update details

Issue that the update fixes

SmartArt objects do not convert correctly
You may experience conversion issues with SmartArt objects in some 2007 Office programs. This occurs when a SmartArt object is opened by using the Microsoft Office Compatibility Pack in an earlier version of a Microsoft Office program. When this occurs, the SmartArt object is not displayed correctly.

Installation details

How to obtain and install the update

This update is located at the Microsoft Download Center. To download this update and to obtain installation instructions and deployment strategies, visit the following Microsoft Web site:

How to determine whether the update is installed

The update contains the file that has the version that is listed in the following table.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTime
Oartconv.dll12.00.6014.5000 8,425,85622-Mar-20071:56
You do not have to install this update if you have a later version of the file that is listed in the table.

To determine the version of the files that are installed on the computer, follow these steps.

Note Because there are several versions of Microsoft Windows, the following steps may be different on your computer. If they are, see your product documentation to complete these steps.
  1. Click Start, and then click Search.
  2. In the Search Results window, click All files and folders in the Search Companion pane.
  3. In the All or part of the file name box, type the file name, and then click Search.
  4. In the list of files, right-click the found file, and then click Properties.
  5. On the Version tab, examine the version of the file that is installed on the computer.

Information for administrators about .msp files

This update consists of a full-file Microsoft Windows Installer file (.msp file). The .msp file is packaged in a self-extracting executable file. The following .msp file is distributed in this update:
For detailed procedures that describe how to update an administrative image and how to update client computers, visit the following Microsoft Web site: The Microsoft Office Desktop Applications TechCenter contains the latest administrative updates and strategic deployment resources for all versions of Office. For more information about the Microsoft Office Desktop Applications TechCenter, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
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For more information about the Microsoft Office Isolated Conversion Environment, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
935865 Description of the Microsoft Office Isolated Conversion Environment Update for the Compatibility Pack for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint 2007 File Formats
office2007 office2k7 office12 off2007 off2k7 off12 SmartArt
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Article ID: 934391 - Last Review: 01/16/2015 17:12:38 - Revision: 1.0

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