FAQ - Office XP: Service Pack - SP1 - What does it fix?

Problem:

What does the SP1 Service Pack for Office XP fix?

Solution:

Office XP SP-1 includes fixes for all the major products (Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint etc). It also includes fixes for Sharepoint Team Services and Office Web Components.

WHAT'S FIXED IN SP-1

The list of fixes in Office XP SP-1 is far too long to go into detail here. Most will only affect a small percentage of users (which in the case of Office is still a large number of people). The Microsoft Knowledge Base numbers are listed for you if you want more detail:

WORD

Q287635 Incorrect Number of Misspelled Words When You Check Spelling Programmatically

Q298953 Borders That Use Wavy Lines, Dots, or Dashes Are Printed as Solid Lines

Q300455 VBA Functions to Hide Revisions in Word 2000 Don't Work in Word 2002

Smart Tag Financial Symbols Recognize Parts of Words

"Subdocument Is Missing" Error Message When You Expand a Subdocument

Numbered Paragraphs Have Numbers Superimposed Over the Text

Word Quits Unexpectedly When You Save a Document

Pasted Hyperlink Replaces Only the Display Text

Send Button Is Disabled When You Run the Spelling Checker on a Section of an E-mail Message

Word 2002 Stops Responding When You Insert an AutoShape (Q301405)

EXCEL

Q312949 Excel Quits Unexpectedly When You Insert Object into the Worksheet

Q303836 Cannot Access the Templates Dialog Box from a VBA Macro

Graph Error Message When You Edit Pie Chart Data File in Use

Error Message When You Open File with Long URL

Text Box Changes in PowerPoint Charts After You Open and Close Them

Fuller details at http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q311597

POWERPOINT

Only 3 fixes are revealed:

Q298797 Microsoft Graph Quits Unexpectedly When You Change Chart Type

Q310409 "Page Cannot Be Displayed" Error When You Follow a Hyperlink to a Power Point Presentation

Custom Timings Lost Between PowerPoint 2002 and PowerPoint 2000

OUTLOOK

Q254714 BUG: Sort Method May Sort Incorrectly with Recurring Appointments

Q304008 Cannot Send SMTP Mail Messages by Using a POP3 Account and SSL

Q304863 Mail Delivery to Inbox Stops When the Personal Folder or Offline Folder Is Full

Q305108 Error Message When You Copy a File to a PST That Exceeds 1.82 GB

Q309526 Outlook Stops Responding When You Add a Contact with No E-mail Address

Q307594 Users Can Read Nonsecure E-mail As Plain Text

CPU Increases to 100% When Holding Down Mouse

Performance Degradation When Receiving from a POP Account

Sub-folder trees open when new messages arrive

Q301475 User Is Prompted for Password That Is Already Saved

See http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q311573 for a fuller list. It seems many problems with LDAP servers have been resolved.

FRONTPAGE

Q304542 FP: Warning Message and Content Appears Duplicated When Opening Page

Span Lang Tag Inserted if Keyboard and Language Do Not Match

Files and Folders in Subweb Are Deleted When Republishing Web

More details at: http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;Q311574

PUBLISHER

Q297082 Web Pages Are Very Large, Take a Long Time to Display

Fonts Missing from Font Preview List

Clip Art Gallery Displays Standard Icons

Cannot Apply a Font Scheme in Hebrew Publisher

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Category: Software     Platform: All Windows
Document #: 264     Author: Cynthia Senicka    
Last Modified by: Cynthia Senicka on 03/28/2008