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Microsoft KB Archive/169957

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Article ID: 169957

Article Last Modified on 10/21/2000



APPLIES TO

  • Microsoft Excel 97 Standard Edition



This article was previously published under Q169957


SYMPTOMS

When you ungroup a set of drawing objects, the name that was assigned to the group still appears in the Name box on the formula bar, and the Name box is in edit mode.

CAUSE

You selected the group name in the Name box on the formula bar before you ungrouped the drawing objects.

WORKAROUND

Click in the worksheet to refresh the Name box.

-or-

Do not select the group name in the Name box on the formula bar when you want to ungroup a set of drawing objects. Instead, select the group in the worksheet before clicking Ungroup on the Draw menu.

STATUS

Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the Microsoft products listed at the beginning of this article.

REFERENCES

For more information about grouping objects, click the Index tab in Microsoft Excel 97 Help, type the following text

grouping, drawing objects


and then double-click the selected text to go to the "Group, ungroup, and regroup drawing objects" topic.


Additional query words: XL97 grouped grouping

Keywords: kbbug KB169957