Microsoft KB Archive/102090

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PUB2: Object Boundary Outline May Be Missing

PUB2: Object Boundary Outline May Be Missing


The information in this article applies to:

 - Microsoft Publisher for Windows, versions 2.0, 2.0a


When you resize or move an object in Publisher, the dotted frame
boundary may be missing if you are using an ATI MACH 32 video driver
at 800 x 600 resolution with 65,000 colors.

NOTE: Display problems may also occur with the layout margin guides,
tool ribbon, or tool bar.

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Publisher versions 2.0 and
2.0a. This problem was corrected in Publisher version 3.0 for Windows 95.


To solve this problem, drag the left ruler away from the edge of the


The ATI products discussed here are manufactured by a vendor
independent of Microsoft; we make no warranty, implied or otherwise,
regarding these products' performance or reliability.

Steps to Reproduce Problem

The object boundary outline will be missing if you do the following:

1. Draw an object with the Shape tool.

2. Click the object and move it.

For more information on this topic, query in the Microsoft Knowledge
Base on the following words:

   ati and ultra and black and magenta

Additional query words: missing line box mspub20 win31
2.00a mach32