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XL2000: Embedded Excel Chart Object May Change Shape in PowerPoint 2000


The information in this article applies to:

  • Microsoft Excel 2000
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2000


When you are working in Microsoft PowerPoint 2000, the shape of a Microsoft Excel 2000 embedded chart object may change.


This problem occurs when you embed an Excel chart object with a pie chart type, and do one of the following:

  • You increase the width of a column on its associated sheet.


  • You increase the height of a row on its associated sheet.


To resolve this problem, obtain Microsoft Office 2000 Service Release 1/1a (SR-1/SR-1a).

To obtain SR-1/SR-1a, click the article number below to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:

Q245025 OFF2000: How to Obtain and Install Microsoft Office 2000 Service Release 1/1a (SR-1/SR-1a)

To temporarily work around this problem, create a link to the Excel chart object in a file, instead of embedding the Excel chart object.


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed at the beginning of this article.This problem was corrected in Microsoft Office 2000 SR-1/SR-1a.

Additional query words: xl20 ppt20 embed object activate open edit distort chart

Keywords : kbdta
Issue type : kbbug
Technology : kbExcelSearch kbPowerPtSearch kbExcel2000 kbPowerPt2000 kbZNotKeyword2 kbPowerPt2000Search kbExcel2000Search

Last Reviewed: May 17, 2001
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