BUG: Outlook 8.03 Gives Extra Copy Notification to Outlook Extensions

ID: Q183156

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Outlook client extensions that use the IExchExtCommands interface to receive menu notifications observe that during a Copy/Paste operation Outlook 8.03 issues an extra Copy notification (EECMDID_EditCopy) following the Paste notification (EECMDID_EditPaste).

This change in behavior from previous versions of Outlook may cause Outlook extensions that use menu notifications to behave incorrectly.


A supported fix that corrects this problem is now available from Microsoft, but it has not been fully regression tested and should be applied only to systems experiencing this specific problem. If you are not severely affected by this specific problem, Microsoft recommends that you wait for the next Office Service Release (SR-2) that contains this fix.

To resolve this problem immediately, contact Microsoft Product Support Services to obtain the fix. For a complete list of Microsoft Product Support Services phone numbers and information on support costs, please go to the following address on the World Wide Web:


NOTE: If this product was already installed on your computer when you purchased it from the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and you need this fix, please call the Pay Per Incident number listed on the above Web site. If you contact Microsoft to obtain this fix, and if it is determined that you only require the fix you requested, no fee will be charged. However, if you request additional technical support, and if your no-charge technical support period has expired, or if you are not eligible for standard no-charge technical support, you may be charged a non-refundable fee.

For more information about eligibility for no-charge technical support, see the following article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
Q154871 Determining If You Are Eligible for No-Charge Technical Support


Microsoft has confirmed this to be a bug in Outlook version 8.03.

Additional query words:

Keywords          : kbOutlook97 
Version           : WINDOWS:97
Platform          : WINDOWS 
Issue type        : kbbug 

Last Reviewed: July 2, 1999