negative number format
I have a report uploaded to excel from a particular program used here at
work. In that program, negative numbers have the format of $###.00-, with
the minus sign at the end instead of the beginning.
When the data comes over to Excel the minus sign is still at the end of the
number. The text currently has a General Format with No Specific Number
Format. I have been manually moving the minus signs to the beginning in each
cell, then changing the Column to Currency Number Format which is very time
consuming. Is there a formula I can use in the Cell, Column and/or Worksheet
containing...cannot empty Clipboard #2
Quite often, but not all the time, when I want to drag a cell to a different
position, I get the message " cannot empty Clipboard" . Then I have to click
on "OK" and everything is fine. This is very annoying and wasting a lot of
time. What to do about it ?? Thanks for any help. Wolf [Zscheile]
...Change date format to European format
My computer is set to European date format but Excel is default to American
date format. Can someone advise how to change this default setting.
Have you restarted Excel since setting the system date formatting? Excel
takes its cue from the OS on launch. Also, double-check the Regional setting
in the System Prefs.
If those aren't the cause you'll need to be specific about your version &
update levels of both Office & OS X plus any other details you can supply.
"Scott" <NoSpam-Scot...Formatting just some rows
Thank you so much for that, it'll save loadsa time. I adjusted the formula
as the original sheet contined 11 columns of data.
Can you help with this part now?
The original sheet had dates in Column E (in the form Jan-03). Thay have
come through on the new sheet in the single column as 5 digit figures such
as 37622. Is there any way of getting
the original form of the date back, affecting just rows 5, 16, 27 etc...of
the new sheet? Perhaps I need to format just these rows on the NEW sheet.
A similar problem exists with column I of the original where the � sign has
been lost. Again is t...HOw do i start outlook? #2
My outlook doesn't go past the check name screen? what do I do?
Presumably it worked before?
And the version is?
You could try a repair using your Office or Outlook cd
"mhabit" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> My outlook doesn't go past the check name screen? what do I do?
The Check Name function is part of a Microsoft Exchange account. Are you
trying to connect to a Microsoft Exchange server? Or your ISP?
"mhabit" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote i...Area Chart With Value X-Axis?
Area charts in Excel come up with a category axis for the X-axis, so that
points are evenly-spaced, regardless of value (the value is disregarded). Is
there a way to create an area chart with a value axix for the X-axis, so that
points are spaced according to their values? The solution need not be
something that strictly qualifies as an area chart, as long as it looks like
one. Add-ons, etc., are just fine, as well.
You can use a time-scale axis, which is a good approximation:
I would like to be able to "freeze" the formatting for the number of decimal places in cells - some will need to be integers, some will need three decimal places, etc. The problem comes when I paste in information; the number of decimal places I have formatted the cell for is overridden by the pasted-in data. Any ideas?
On Fri, 24 Oct 2003 13:31:05 -0700, "H"
>I would like to be able to "freeze" the formatting for the number of decimal places in cells - some will need to be integers, some will need three de...Question about format of reply and format of message
I have two questions about OL2003:
1. Word is set as default editor. In replying message, sometimes I will get
extra lines on hitting Enter. It makes more space between paragraphs. Is
there any way to insert one line with one Enter?
2. I'd like to have special effect in replying text message sometimes, such
as change color of font, but it cannot be done unless changing the message
format to be rich text or HTML. If I uncheck Word as default editor, there
is an option in menu. What is it about with Word as editor?
1 - Check the paragraph spacing settings e...TOC Heading style 2
I am working in 2007 from someone else's doc from 2003 word. I will be
saving in 97-2003.
The styles shown in the home tab start Emphasis - Heading 1 - Normal -
Strong (and others). I am trying to insert a TOC using the built in heading
styles but I cannot see a Heading 2 or 3. How can I add the other headings
to this group - is this a special style group added by the other author?
I opened this doc in 2003 word and was able to add the heading 2 there so I
may have my answer for now.
I would still like to know what I needed to do in 2007 word to make heading...Negative number formatting
Hi everyone, does anyone know how to do this? I hve a column of figures
some positive and some negative. I want to format them so taht th
negative numbers are expressed in (brackets) and also so that th
column itself is decimal aligned, so even if I don't use decimal place
the brackets "stick out". I know Word does this in tables, but I can'
seem to make Excel do it. Help! Thanks, Vicky. :confused
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...Autocomplete not working #2
My autocomplete isn't working and it seems the correct
settings are setup.
I go to Tools>options>Preferences tab>email
I select "Suggest names when completing to, cc and bcc
In my Outlook contacts, I have a contact name Luke Tomsha,
with and email address, email@example.com. It the past,
I'd like to type in luke and have it autocomplete, but it
doesn't. Any ideas?
Autocomplete does not and never has used your address book. It uses a cache
of names derived from messages you have sent. You won't se...2 = 6
I have a problem unique to Excel 9.0.
When I type my "2" key, in any cell, I get a "6". $2.11 will yeild the value $6.11 in the cell, 9.2 yeilds the value 9.6 and so on. However when I type "27", for example, I get "27" in my celll, "02", then Excel gives me a "2", 9.23=9.23.
Is this a bug or is it possible that I've toggled a particular setting on?
Tools / Autocorrect - Search for the 6 and delete it. Then look round and see
who is laughing (The guilty party) and plan your revenge. :-)
How can I "enforce" a format in a cell in excel so that it allows number
entry only, i.e. it does not allow letters or any other characters.
Thanks in advance.
Data Validation; custom formula; If active cell is A1, use this:
"Elfey1001" <Elfey1001@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> How can I "enforce" a format in a cell in excel so that it allows number
> entry only, i.e. it does not allow letters or any other characters.
> Thanks in advance.
> Kei...Format Smartlist field
Is it possible to format a smartlist field? Let's say from 2 decimals to 4
This is only possible in SmartList Builder SmartLists, not in the 'out of
the box' SmartLists. In SmartList Builder, you can click on the Display
Name of a field, then click the blue arrow in the header to go to Set Field
Options. For number fields there will be a tab called Decimal Places.
Dynamics GP MVP
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"Smokyduck" <Smokyduck@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:98223149-4092-484D-886D-F03A319319E...Conditional Formating Help
I wonder if anyone could help me, I am after code for the following.
cell e6 = Keys Sent
Column f6 = Keys due
Column g6 = Keys received
What I want the script to do is if there is no value in g6 and todays date
is greater then the date stated in F6, then the cell turns red (prompt to
inform me that keys are late).
Use a CF formula of
"housinglad" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
...In which case, realloc returns NULL??? #2
My win32 console application has allocated memory of 350MB in Memory usage
column and 400MB in Virtual memory column. While reallocating a global
variable , getting NULL if the size is too high (say 200MB). What is the
maximum memory size that an application can use? What are the scenario, that
realloc returns NULL.
"shahul" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> hi pals,
> My win32 console application has allocated memory of 350MB in Memory
> column and 400MB in Virtua...Outlook 2003 unresponsive when viewing messages in HTML format.
About two weeks ago, I started Outlook and went in to view
messages. On some messages, Outlook would appear to lock
up and my harddrive light would come on continuously for a
minute or more. The body of the message would appear as
an empty window.
We have discovered that the problem only occurs for email
messages that are in HTML format. I can prevent the
problem by going to: Tools > Options > Email Options and
checking "Read all standard mail in plain text". When I
have this option turned on, I can see a plain text version
of the message. Unfortunately, much of ...Select Case Conditional Formatting Sub?
I've tried to use the Sub below (Posted by Julie D I think) as a work around
for more than three conditional formats and it works great IF I enter the
data directly in the target cells. But, if the taget range is populated by a
formula the color changes do not occur. Is there a way to modify this to
work when the cells in the target range are formula driven? (Or, maybe I'm
doing something wrong, any ideas?)
Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
On Error GoTo ws_exit:
Application.EnableEvents = False
If Not Intersect(Target, Range("B6:B10")) Is Nothing...Add opt. to change Printer-Friendly format to user defined format
This is a customer suggestion from Convergence.
Customer would like to be able to have the option to change the
Printer-Friendly format to a different/user defined format.
1. Employee enters a requisition.
2. Purchasing manager processes the Requisition: BP>Purchasing>Requisitions
3. Select a vendor and requisition.
3. User selects to view the requisition; Printer-Friendly Version opens.
ISSUE: Currently, there are no options to define report format.
For further inquiry-
Jon Heseman, PC Administrator
1800 N.E. Broadway
Des Moines, Iowa...How do I mail merge for postcards in MS Publisher 2 or 4 per page.
Can anyone help?
Create a mail merge
Step by step instructions
Mary Sauer MSFT MVP
"reechemist" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Can anyone help?
...Trouble Printing Checks #2
I'm using Money 2004. I have a list of checks to be printed, but no 'Print
Checks' on the left side panel. When I go the 'File' menu to print checks it
gives me a
"You don't have any accounts with checks to be printed." message.
What can I do?
> What can I do?
I would run a file repair to see if that will correct the number do indicate
the number of checks that have been set to "print".
"David" <David@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news...Canadian Payroll Tax updates #2
Just a heads up...as I donot see it here...or on the KB
I just spent 3 hours updating 6 machines.....
Which actually only took an hour...then we had to convert our Canadian
Payroll files...then...Canadian payroll just disappeared from the users
install...although..when logging in as SA it would be available...
Seeing I have been running the Canadain Payroll for 5 + years now...and am
well used to the "bugs" with the yearend updates....I remember seeing this
error after an application version upgrade from 7.0 to 7.5...where no one
other then SA could run payroll.....and I spen...Searching through DB Table containing Records in XML format
Your time and guidance is much appreciated in this task that i am trying to
I have a SQL Server 2000 database table which contains 2 Fields (RecordID,
XMLData (datatype=TEXT). There are about 10,000 records in this table. The
Data in the field (XMLData) is a XML formatted string. (where F1,F2... are
elements and v1, v2 is the data)
</f6>.....Upto 14 fields </ControlRecord>
<ControlRecord><...How to format the value in a cell?
I wonder if excel has the function to format a value in cell
without the help of Macro.
To format a value,here I mean to correct the value automatically.
For example,it need the value in a cell to be "T".But a user may
enter " T","T ","t".The formatting function used here to trim the
space at the begining or end of "T",or change the "t" to upper case.
"An" <email@example.com> wrote in message
news:u%23Kg%23X6hFHA.firstname.lastname@example.org...Tape Symbolic Name #2
I have three tape drives w/ symbolic names of tape0, tape1, and tape2.
While running in a linux environment, there is no problem, but when
running in WinXP, windows switches the symbolic names around, which
ruins a tape read program I use. Any ideas on how to fix this? Thanks
by the way, this is written in VC++ 2003 .Net