Microsoft KB Archive/170873
Article ID: 170873
Article Last Modified on 1/20/2007
- Microsoft Word 97 Standard Edition
This article was previously published under Q170873
When you insert a linked, floating picture into a Microsoft Word 97 document, select it, and then try to view the SourcePath and SourceName properties in Visual Basic for Applications, you may receive the following error message:
Clicking the Details button gives the following message:
To correct this problem, install Microsoft Word 97 Service Release 1 (SR-1).
To work around this problem, use one of the following methods.
Method 1: Use a Different Visual Basic for Applications Command
Instead of using the following two commands
use the following single command to return both the source name and the source path:
Method 2: Change the Type of Picture
Change the pictures from floating to inline or framed before running the Visual Basic for Applications code to view the SourceName or SourcePath properties.
Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in Microsoft Word 97 for Windows. This problem was corrected in Microsoft Word 97 SR-1.
For additional information about SR-1, please see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
172475 OFF97: How to Obtain and Install MS Office 97 SR-1
The problem occurs when you insert a linked, floating picture and then try to view the path and name information through Visual Basic for Applications. This can be done by inserting and selecting the linked, floating, starting the Visual Basic editor, and using the Immediate window to enter the following commands:
Immediately after you execute the second Visual Basic for Applications command you will receive the Invalid Page Fault (IPF). Executing only one command will not generate the IPF. The order in which you execute the commands has no effect on the IPF.
For more information about floating objects, please see the following articles in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Additional query words: sr1 release1 general protection GPF crash 8.0 8.00
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