2 or more text values related to the same text value
I have a database in which 2 or more text values (names) from one table may
be related to the same singluar text value from another table (a title). When
I query by title to find the names associated with that title, if there is
more than one name associated with that title it returns two rows of results,
with the same exact details except for the two names. Is there a way to
design a report such that if 2 names will be returned given one title, to
show only one set of results with both names together? I hope this question
"Debbie S." <Deb...NUMBERS TO TEXT
I have a bar code number that is say i have a bunch of barcode nubers that
have a preceeding zero in front (ie 021908503462) and i want to convert
these to a text or character. I have been using text to columns very well,
be except when I have a bar code starting with zero- it lops off of the 0...
how can I fix this?
In third step of T to C.........Column Data Format>Text
Gord Dibben MS Excel MVP
On Sat, 17 Feb 2007 13:33:57 -0800, "Brent" <email@example.com> wrote:
>I have a bar code number that is say i have a bunch of barcode nube...Check box to change the format of a text box
I have a text box (txtphone) in a user form that a user will enter a phone
number into. The default format of this text box is to be "00-0000-0000". I
want them to be able to tick a check box (chkmobile) if the number is a
mobile number and the format of txtphone is to change to "0000-000-000". If
they then untick chkmobile the format returns to "00-0000-0000". Is this
place both these procedures behind your form & see if it does what you want.
the Exit routine ensures format is applied after user has updated entr...Bold text appears in print preview but does not print bold
I am working on a menu in Publisher. In print preview, all text in bold
appears bold, but when I actually print, portions of the bold text does not
print in bold. This problem applies to all text within specific text boxes.
For some text boxes the bold prints and for some it doesn't. Any suggestions
would be enormously appreciated.
What version Publisher? Don't know if that makes a difference however.
If you look in the font directory in the control panel you will see a separate
font for bold, italic, condensed and so on for fonts like Times New Roman and
Arial. If you use ...Combo Boxes #3
I have a combo box item inside a tree control. Is it possible to add strings
to that combo box dynamically, after it has been initialized?
Sure, you should be able to use AddString() to add additional items to the
combo box. You could also use DeleteString() to remove items.
"Jessica Weiner" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
>I have a combo box item inside a tree control. Is it possible to add
>strings to that combo box dynamically, after it has been initialized?
>...animated text in Word
Hi, I used to be able to animate text in Word. Now that I have got xp I don't
seem able to find the effects option anywhere? I seem to recall being able to
have things like shimmering and red ants to name but two!
If anyone out there can help I'd be most grateful!
You will find support in this forum:
Yvonne luddite! wrote:
> Hi, I used to be able to animate text in Word. Now that I have got xp I
> don't seem able to find the effects option anywhere? I seem to recall
> be...Encrypt Text in Excel
I want to encrypt text in Excel. I want the character spacing to be accurate,
I just want the actual text to be encrypted to a user. Anyone know any
tricks, shortcuts, add-ins to do this?
One more note. It is the text in a given range of cells that I want to
encrypt. I've tried looking at different fonts and then locking the cells
(protecting worksheet) but none of the built-in Wingding fonts keep the
character spacing intact. I thought that maybe there was a way to do a custom
number or text format but wasn't able to get that to work.
...missing name box
Has anyone ever lost the name box in the upper left
portion of the window where the cell location is displayed?
Only if the formula bar itself is not displayed (View, Formula bar).
"John E. Kruskie" <email@example.com> wrote in message
| Has anyone ever lost the name box in the upper left
| portion of the window where the cell location is displayed?
...CDIalogBar toolitip/status text problem
I'm having a problem with the tooltip text for a CDialogBar in Visual
As far as I can see, apart from a few bits and pieces related to
docking, the code I'm using is very similar to that used in the
CTRLBARS example. In order to display tooltips we've defined a string
associated with each control in the form:
IDS_DLGBAR_CONTROL "Status bar text\nTooltip text"
However, where the CTRLBARS example displays "Status bar text" in the
status bar, and "Tooltip text" in the tooltip, our app displays the
I am trying to split data from one cell to another, I tried using the TEXT To
COLUMNS wizard but it wants to split the cell as a formula instead of the
A1 displays the value (please,help)
How can I split the value of A1 into A2 and A3?
Any help is greatly appriciated. Thanks.
Try these text formulas:
Please keep all correspondence within the Group, so all may benefit!
...Pasting text with double quotes
I'm trying to paste text that contains double quotes into Excel.
"Bob Anderson" 36475tmmn8766
Excel is stripping out the double-quotes upon pasting. I've look
everywhere for an option or setting to override this but have been
Does anyone have any ideas?
- Bob A.
Some additional info...the stripping only occurs when a double-quote
is the first character in the string. If there is more than one quote
it will strip out the first two it encounters.
On Thu, 31 Mar 2005 18:30:00 -0800, Bob Anderson
>...Problem of viewing the text in Visio 2003
I've a visio 2003 doc with most of the texts in font size of 6pt or
5pt. I setup to 150% zoom to view it. It has no viewing problem so
far. However, when I open up the doc today, all the texts are
displayed like a rectangular block. I can't see each character at
all. Only the text in 10pt or higher can be display correctly. Or if
I increase the zoom to 300%, then I can see the texts. And I found
that all of my docs have the same display problem. Can anyone help?
With me it works.
Has the font changed, or the display settings in the control panel ?
Changing ...add 1 leading zero if missing from a text
I would like to add a leading zero to each text in a column IF the
text does not already have a leading zero. Can anyone please tell me
how to do this?
You can use a "helper" column to accomplish this.
If data starts in A1, enter this (for example) in B1:
And copy down as needed.
You can then delete the original Column if you wish.
Please keep all correspondence within the NewsGroup, so all may benefit !
---------...Double-click for bold
Is there a way to attach a particular formatting command to
double-click, rather than it editing the cell's contents? For
instance, emboldening a row/column/cell just by double-clicking it?
No but you can use the "paintbrush" tool :
1) Select a cell which is in the format (border / font / ...) you want to
2) Double-click on the paintbrush tool.
3) every cell or cell-group you select from now on will have this style
applied to it.
4) when you are finished, click once on the paintbrush tool.
> Is there a way to attach a particular formatting command to
> double-cli...Bolding text
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
This is such a fundamental function that I can't believe I'm asking a question about it. However, every time I try to bold or italicize certain words in my document, Word makes changes to the entire document. For example, I highlight two words in a section header, hit 'Bold' on my toolbox, and the everything is bolded.
Has anyone else had this problem? Can you help?
With the cursor in a problematic word, click on Format | Style. Click
Modify. UNCHECK automatically update, and CHECK add to temp...Retrieving JUST text from a node with child nodes
Can't seem to figure out how to retrieve the text of a node with multiple
child nodes (and I just want the text of the parent, not the InnerText or
InnerXML that comes with it).
My doc looks something like this:
<parent attrib1 attrib2 attrib3>
some more text
yet more text
What's the best way to return "Extractable string"?
You can either just select the text via an XPath expression like this:
or, if your XmlD...combo box
I have created a form via VBA, I have included a combo box which I want to
point at a specific list of entries.
I can do this on a normal worksheet using data validation, how do I do it in
VBA design mode
Private Sub UserForm_Initialize()
For x = 1 To 6
ComboBox1.AddItem Worksheets("Sheet1").Cells(x, 1).Value
When competing hypotheses are otherwise equal, adopt the hypothesis that
introduces the fewest assumptions while still sufficiently answering the
"Roy Gudgeon" wrote:
...Macro to copy text between two different delimeters
I am trying to write a macro in Excel to select text between cells
which contain words.
1.) I need to search for a cell that contains only one-single word
"item:" and then copy the contents of the cell just-above that cell
2.) I need to search for a cell that contains only one-single word
"component(s):" and then copy all of the rows below that until I find
a cell that contains only the word "Zip"
Any samples would help for either of these challenges
This is just an example of technique, not a full solution. This macro
searches the activ...formatting based on text
I need to format several docs every day. They're programs written in Notepad
and any line that starts off with <! is a comment. My job is to copy the
text from Notepad and change all comment lines to be white text with a black
background. Is there some way for Excel to do this automatically?
I know there are other programs besides Notepad but this is what I'm stuck
with doing so I can't change the process.
You said you are copying it from notepad, is the final result going to be in
excel or not? If it is you can use excel autoformating.
I get mailing data every week about 200, I dont mail to everyone, I would like to be able to add checkboxes to a column ans when I find an address I want to mail to I check it then maybe in another sheet the checked boxes items would appear then I would merge it Word for mailing labels
Response in worksheet.functions.
"oscar" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I get mailing data every week about 200, I dont mail to everyone, I would
like to be able to add checkboxes to a column ...Text boxes-tables using whole page
I dont even know if I can describe this. I have a word document that when
viewed in print layout seperates the text boxes 1 per page. The first text
box is for say a persons name and below that another box for say age..
Another box below that is for comments by the way these boxes expand as
needed as more comments are added. And the last box is for reviewer and
signature etc... So basically 4 input boxes printing on 4 pages when it
should be 2.
Interesting is the doc prints fine in portrait but needs to be in landscape
and hence the formatting gets lost. I have tried to correc...Concatenate numbers and text while holding a custom number format.
I want to join the values of two cells with different formatting. Example:
"E3" = NPL and "O3" is a number 48.29548562458 formatted to appear 48+29.
I want to come up with "NPL_48+29" but can't seem to concatenate the cells
without losing the format. All I can get is:
How do I get the format "##0+#0.00" to carry over?
Microsoft Excel MVP
www.ashishmathur.c...Bold the query based distribution lists in GAL
Just curious if anyone knows of a way to make the query based distribution
lists appear bold in the GAL? Since our GAL contains query based lists and
'static' lists I would like all of them to appear in bold if possible.
On Tue, 27 Dec 2005 13:10:23 -0800, "Papa"
>Just curious if anyone knows of a way to make the query based distribution
>lists appear bold in the GAL? Since our GAL contains query based lists and
>'static' lists I would like all of them to appear in bold if possible.
I d...Formula as text #3
Happy new year..
Why C2 cell as the result of VLOOKUP which contains "APPLE" can be rea
by D2 as formula which cause D2 becomes "RED" unless in cell C2 type
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Use Conditional Formatting
Select column A
Menu Format>Conditional Formatting
Change Condition 1 to Formula Is
Add a form...Search a text cell for a valid value.
Without using VBA.
Is it possible to search a text cell and return the start position
within that cell if valid text is found.
If cell A1 had the text "Ringwood North Vic 3134",
or "Sydney NSW 2001"
The point is that I will not know the cells content, but I want to
test if the text contains either Act,NSW,QLD,SA,TAS,Vic,WA and return
the starting position of that text.
I have tried using Nested IF's with search,find,match etc but once an
invalid test is encountered, #value is returned.