Description of the 2007 Office system hotfix package (oartconv-x-none.msp, oart-x-none.msp): August 31, 2010

Summary

This article describes the 2007 Microsoft Office system issues that are fixed in the hotfix package that is dated August 31, 2010.

INTRODUCTION

Issues that this hotfix package fixes

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You insert a chart that is created in Microsoft Office Excel 2003 into an Office PowerPoint 2003 presentation.

    • The chart contains an accent color.

    • You open the presentation by using Office PowerPoint 2007.

    • You double-click the chart and then you select Convert.


    In this scenario, the accent color is changed to black.


  • You insert an indexed Tagged Image File Format (TIFF) image into an Office Excel 2007 workbook or an Office Word document. You try to compress the image by using the Compress Pictures command. In this situation, the image does not get compressed.


  • You have an Office Excel 2007 workbook that contains a chart. The chart has a date axis. However, the data range of the chart contains many blank cells. In this situation, Office Excel 2007 may crash when you move the pointer over the chart.


  • You create a 3-D surface chart that is based on certain data in an Office Excel 2007 workbook. Then, you exit Office Excel 2007 without saving the workbook. In this situation, Office Excel 2007 crashes.

More Information

Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to resolve 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 website:

http://support.microsoft.com/contactus/?ws=supportNote 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.

Prerequisites

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 may 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 resolve 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 name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Office-kb2276478-fullfile-x86-glb.exe

12.0.6545.5000

10,432,024

14-Aug-2010

04:09

x86


Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Oart-x-none.msp

Not Applicable

7,029,248

13-Aug-2010

17:55

Not Applicable

Oartconv-x-none.msp

Not Applicable

3,788,800

13-Aug-2010

17:55

Not Applicable



Oart-x-none.msp information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Oart.dll

12.0.6545.5000

16,145,256

13-Aug-2010

13:35

x86



Oartconv-x-none.msp information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Oartconv.dll

12.0.6545.5000

8,574,328

11-Aug-2010

19:32

x86



References

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

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