Consider the following scenario:
- In a Microsoft Excel 2010 worksheet, you customize the row height.
- You set the zoom level to a value other than 100 percent.
- You add an ActiveX button to the worksheet.
- You click the ActiveX button.
In this scenario, the size of the ActiveX button is changed unexpectedly. Additionally, an orphaned metafile image is displayed at the edge of the ActiveX button.
To resolve this issue, apply the following hotfix package:
Description of the Excel 2010 hotfix package (Excel-x-none.msp): April 24, 2012
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After you install the hotfix package, to have us enable the hotfix for you, go to the "Fix it for me
" section. If you prefer to enable the hotfix yourself, go to the "Let me fix it myself
Fix it for me
To enable the hotfix automatically, click the Fix it
button or link. Then click Run
in the File Download
dialog box, and follow the steps in the Fix it
- This wizard may be in English only. However, the automatic fix also works for other language versions of Windows.
- If you are not on the computer that has the problem, save the Fix it solution to a flash drive or a CD and then run it on the computer that has the problem.
Then, go to the "Did this fix the problem?
Let me fix it myself
After you install the hotfix package, follow these
steps to enable the hotfix:
- Click Start, click Run, type regedit in the Open box, and then click OK.
- Locate and then select the following registry subkey:
- On the Edit menu, point to New, and then click DWORD (32-bit) value.
- Type LegacyAnchorResize, and then press Enter.
- In the Details pane, right-click LegacyAnchorResize, and then click Modify.
- In the Value data box, type 1, and then click OK.
- Exit Registry Editor.
Did this fix the problem?
- Check whether the problem is fixed. If the problem is fixed, you are finished with this section. If the problem is not fixed, you can contact support
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