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PowerPoint and Excel do not display marquee elements in HTML documents as Word does


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Symptoms

When you use Microsoft Excel or Microsoft PowerPoint to open an HTML document that contains a <MARQUEE> element, the element is displayed as plain text rather than the scrolling marquee that appears in Microsoft Word.

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Cause

Excel 2000 and PowerPoint 2000 do not support the <MARQUEE> element.

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Workaround

In PowerPoint 2000, you may be able to achieve the effect you want by using built-in animation effects.

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More information

Microsoft Office 2000 documents support a number of HTML elements, particularly hyperlinks, but only Word supports scrolling marquees; Excel and PowerPoint do not.

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References

For more information about using HTML in Word, Excel, or PowerPoint, click Microsoft (program name) Help on the Help menu, type HTML in the Office Assistant or the Answer Wizard, and then click Search to view the topics returned.

For more information about animation in PowerPoint, click Microsoft PowerPoint Help on the Help menu, type animation in the Office Assistant or the Answer Wizard, and then click Search to view the topics returned.

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Keywords: KB229345, kbprb

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Article Info
Article ID : 229345
Revision : 5
Created on : 11/18/2004
Published on : 11/18/2004
Exists online : False
Views : 300