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WD2000: Copied Text Viewed as Metafile Appears Clipped in Viewer

Article ID: 252616

Article Last Modified on 10/16/2002


  • Microsoft Word 2000 Standard Edition

This article was previously published under Q252616


When you format a section of text with a specific style in Word 97, copy it either by pressing CTRL+C or by using the Copy command (Edit menu), and then view it as an enhanced metafile through the Clipboard Viewer, the text is displayed with the style defined in This can result in clipping of the copied and pasted section due to the font conversion.


Word is using the default style from the template to create the metafile rather than using the style in the document from which the source text is copied.


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:

245025 OFF2000: How to Obtain and Install Microsoft Office 2000 Service Release 1/1a (SR-1/SR-1a)


Microsoft has confirmed that this is 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.

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