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You cannot access the Configure dialog box after you paste a Visio 2007 or Visio 2003 drawing into a Word 2003 document or an Excel 2003 worksheet


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Symptoms

When you use Microsoft Office Visio 2007 or Microsoft Office Visio 2003 to create a calendar drawing, a timeline drawing, or an Organization Chart drawing, and then you paste that drawing in a Microsoft Office Word 2003 document or in a Microsoft Office Excel 2003 workbook, you may find that you cannot use the Configure dialog box to configure the drawing. When you right-click the drawing in your Word 2003 or in your Excel 2003 document, and then click Configure, nothing happens. The Configure dialog box does not appear as expected.

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Cause

This problem may occur if use either the Copy command or the Cut command to copy the drawing and then you paste the drawing in a Word 2003 or an Excel 2003 document.

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Workaround

To work around this problem, configure the settings for the drawing before you paste the drawing in a Word 2003 document or an Excel 2003 worksheet.

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Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section of this article.

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Keywords: KB830917, kbprb

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Article Info
Article ID : 830917
Revision : 5
Created on : 11/11/2006
Published on : 11/11/2006
Exists online : False
Views : 311