Description of the Excel 2010 hotfix package (excel-x-none.msp): February 22, 2011

Summary

This article describes the Microsoft Excel 2010 issues that are fixed in the Excel 2010 hotfix package that is dated February 22, 2011.

INTRODUCTION

Issues that this hotfix package fixes

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You create a Pivot Table that contains a report filter in Microsoft Excel 2010, and then you create it based on an OLAP cube data source.

    • You are granted read permission to access specific data in the OLAP cube.

    • You try to open the report filter to change the filter criteria on the Pivot Table. The filter criteria was previously set to show the data for which you have no access permission.


    In this scenario, you cannot open the report filter dialog box. Additionally, you receive the following error message:

    Operation canceled by user.

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You apply the hotfix package that is described in Microsoft Knowledge Base (KB) article 2459118 to Excel 2010.

    • You insert a text box that contains no characters into an Excel 2003 workbook, and then you center the vertical alignment of the text box.

    • You open the workbook in Excel 2010, and then you save the workbook.

    • You open the workbook in Excel 2003.


    In this scenario, the vertical alignment setting is not saved. 

  • Consider the following scenario. You type a long sentence that overflows a cell in an Excel 2010 workbook. Then, you click the Justify option for the cell. And then, you click the Cancel button in the dialog box. In this scenario, Excel 2010 may crash.

    Note The Justify option is located in the Home tab, under Editing\Fill\Justify.

  • Consider the following scenario:

    • You add an active ActiveX control to an Excel 2010 workbook.

    • You add the BeforeClose event handler to the Excel 2010 workbook.

    • You click the ActiveX control button in the Excel 2010 workbook.

    • You try to exit Excel 2010.


    In this scenario, you receive the following error message that uses any method of the Range object:

    Run-time error ‘424’ occurs: Object Required

  • You create a user-defined function in Excel 2010. The user-defined function uses the Excel4 function of the XLL API to obtain the name of the sheet where the current evaluating formula is located in. However, Excel returns the active sheet incorrectly instead of the sheet that has the evaluating formula.

  • 2503335 An ActiveX control does not reappear as expected in an Excel 2010 workbook when you unhide the columns that include the control

  • 2496265 The position of a third-party ActiveX control changes when you toggle the visibility of the control in Excel 2010


Resolution

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 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

There are no prerequisites for installing this hotfix.

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 the hotfix 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.

x86

Download information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Excel2010-kb2475876-fullfile-x86-glb.exe

14.0.5136.5000

40,522,536

03-Feb-2011

23:54

x86


Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Excel-x-none.msp

Not Applicable

45,815,808

03-Feb-2011

12:58

Not Applicable


After the hotfix is installed, the global version of this hotfix has the file attributes, or a later version of the file attributes, that are listed in the following table:

Excel-x-none.msp information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Excel.exe

14.0.5136.5000

20,757,856

03-Feb-2011

07:36

x86

Excelcnv.exe

14.0.5136.5000

17,804,640

02-Feb-2011

15:58

x86

Xlicons.exe

14.0.5120.5000

1,479,520

27-Jul-2010

12:37

x86


x64

Download information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Excel2010-kb2475876-fullfile-x64-glb.exe

14.0.5136.5000

43,243,872

04-Feb-2011

01:07

x86


Microsoft Windows Installer .msp file information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Excel-x-none.msp

Not Applicable

47,798,784

03-Feb-2011

13:39

Not Applicable


After the hotfix is installed, the global version of this hotfix has the file attributes, or a later version of the file attributes, that are listed in the following table:

Excel-x-none.msp information

File name

File version

File size

Date

Time

Platform

Excel.exe

14.0.5136.5000

28,239,712

03-Feb-2011

07:52

x64

Excelcnv.exe

14.0.5136.5000

25,003,872

02-Feb-2011

16:14

x64

Xlicons.exe

14.0.5120.5000

1,479,520

27-Jul-2010

12:37

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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