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Description of the 2007 Office system hotfix package (Oart-x-none.msp, Oartconv-x-none.msp): February 23, 2010

This article describes the 2007 Microsoft Office system issues that are fixed in the hotfix package that is dated February 23, 2010.

Issues that this hotfix package fixes

  • You cannot print two-dimensional Microsoft Office Excel OLE charts that are linked to Microsoft Office Word 2007.
  • You have a Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 slide that contains a Windows Metafile Format (WMF) file or an Enhanced Metafile Format (EMF) file. When you specify an animation for this file, the text appears bold. Additionally, the text has badly defined edges.
  • Object model calls return incorrect values for reflection and for glow effects that are applied to a group of shapes.
  • Chart object model calls ignore parameters for the Characters object.

    Note This issue occurs in Microsoft Office Excel 2007 Service Pack 2 (SP2).
  • You create a workbook that contains an unlocked text box together with unlocked text on a protected worksheet by using Microsoft Office Excel 2003 or earlier versions. In this case, you cannot edit the unlocked text box in Microsoft Office Excel 2007.
  • You print a Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2007 presentation by using Printer Control Language (PCL) printer drivers. In this case, the effect quality is poor.

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 the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

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, contact 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.


You must have 2007 Microsoft Office suite Service Pack 2 or 2007 Microsoft Office suite Service Pack 1 installed to apply this hotfix package.

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
949585 How to obtain the latest service pack for the 2007 Office suite

Restart requirement

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

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

Registry information

To use one of the hotfixes in this package, you do not have to make any changes to the registry.

File information

This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build. This hotfix contains only the files that you must have to correct the issue that is listed in this article.

The global version of this hotfix package uses a Microsoft Windows Installer package to install the hotfix package. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) in the following table. When you view the file information, the date is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.

Download information
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform

Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Oart-x-none.mspNot Applicable8,081,92004-Feb-201000:51Not Applicable
Oartconv-x-none.mspNot Applicable4,267,52004-Feb-201000:51Not Applicable

Oart-x-none.msp information
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform

Oartconv-x-none.msp information
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform

For more information about software update terminology, 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

Article ID: 978400 - Last Review: 04/27/2010 22:42:41 - Revision: 2.0

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