Reading .wks file
Greetings...according to the Excel "help" file, as well as the file extension listing, I *should* be able to read an *.wks file, but Excel insists that it cannot. I am pretty sure the file was created in Microsoft Works. Is there a converter somewhere that I can download/install? Cheers - S2
Excel can read Works 2.0, not later. You have to save them in Works as excel
files or Works 2.0 or get a commercial
"Skip Stocks" <email@example.com> wrote in message
news:AFC110E0-641D-4D87-9464-B930CC41CF02@microsoft....Finding Values in a "Matrix"
I have a matrix I have created in Excel. I am using this for correlations.
I have cells B1 through G1 filled with text names (the same values as A2
through A7). In the matrix fields I calulate their correlations. In a
seperate field, say J1, I am calculating the highest correlation value from
my matrix. What I would like to do in cells K1 and/or L1 is find the
corresponding text names for that high correlation. So for example if cell
E1 is Red and cell A2 is Magenta and their correlation is .95, the highest in
the matrix, Cell J1 calculates .95. I would like cell(s) K1 and/or L1...How do I set different error bars per data point in a series
Prior versions of Excel allowed different error bars per data point. I am
now using Excel 2003 and apparently error bars can only be set for the entire
series. Since my data points in a series are really averages from other
series I want to include their error bars.
XL 2003 still have the option to plot custom error bar values.
Double click the series and check the Error bars tab, there should be
both a custom positive and negative refedit control to allow you to
select a range to use.
Check Jon's page for example and screen shots.
http://peltiertech.com/Excel/ChartsHowTo/Err...Formula to update cell w/ActiveCell.Value?
Can I put a formula in a certain cell that will, on recalculation, update
that cell with the value of the current ActiveCell?
Don't think so. But this sub will do it. Paste it into the sheet module.
Change the location as necessary.
Private Sub Worksheet_SelectionChange(ByVal Target As Range)
Application.EnableEvents = False ' prevent retriggering
Range("A1") = ActiveCell.Text
Application.EnableEvents = True
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"Ed" <Ed_Millis@NOSPAM.Ho...excel duplicate range name warning
When copying worksheets in excel it is possible to duplicate range name
causing local (worksheet specific) range names. Sometimes Excel warn
you when this is going to happen, sometimes the warning does no
appear. Could anyone tell me the rules as to wether the warning i
given or no
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I think you get the warning when there are formulae on the sheet you are copying referring to range names that could refer to either the new or the old workbook.
"Key_masteruk >" wrote:
> When copying worksheets in excel it is possible to duplica...How to give other users read-only access to Calendar
I want to allow the group Everyone to have read-only access to a calendar in
a certain mailbox. I can do this by granting the permission 'Full mailbox
access' (under 'Mailbox rights', under 'Exchange Advanced', for the
particular user). However this also allows people to to do everything (ie:
they become read-write users).
I notice that every mailbox in the system has 'Read permissions' granted to
group Everyone. This does not allow other people to open items in the
mailbox, but as I understand it, permits Exchange Server and Outlook to do
shared meetin...Series including text possible?
Is there a better way to create a "series" that is based on characters
as well as digits than what I'm doing below?
I created 3 columns. I put the text in one, the digits in the second
that I could apply the series to, with the 3rd column holding a ":".
But when I paste into the text file, I have tabs separating the 3
columsn where I was hoping for no space.
So this here -
NAQAHDAH 01 :
NAQAHDAH 02 :
NAQAHDAH 03 :
should paste like this -
Is there perhaps a w...Why the hidden column can't be shown on charts?
It is strange that when the data is quoted from a hidden column, the data
can'be showed on charts. is it one default excel charts properties?
I'm not farmilia with excel chart. does anyone can help me let this data
shown on charts?
Thanks and regards,
It is an option. in xl2003 select the chart and then use the menus
Tools > Options > Chart
uncheck Plot visible cells only
Andy Pope, Microsoft MVP - Excel
"ViestaWu" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
news:B9B878F3-2CD0-402E-97CE-4D2C8C391719@mi...Read mail arn't marked as read anymore
After an SP upgrade of my Office 2000 the priviewed mail
doesnt get marked as read anymore. I have tried to change
the time (Tools->Options->Priview pane) from 2 -> 3 -> 4
seconds but nothing works. The only way to mark a mail as
read is either to open it or right click it and chose
Mark as read. Since I only use the priview pane this is
very anoying for me.
Is this a bug or has some setting changed with the SP?
...Getting rid of the formula but keep the Value
I have created a PRODUCT formula linked with certain cells
and inputed the values elsewhere on the spreadsheet.
However, whenever I cut and paste the values on another
worsksheet or program, the formula shows up and not the
value. Is there a way to keep the value when transferring
it to another location?
Copy>Paste Special>Values should work.
>I have created a PRODUCT formula linked with certain
>and inputed the values elsewhere on the spreadsheet.
>However, whenever I cut and paste the values on another
>worskshee...Public variable does not retain value
I have a VBA module that:
1) creates a custom spreadsheet
2) creates a temporary command bar
3) adds vba code to the workbook module for specific events
4) controls toolbars per work sheet using event handlers
When the new custom sheet is created a toolbar is created (if not
already in existence). Near the end of the main module, to activate the
toolbar, I am using
thus triggering the "Workbook_SheetActivate" code (which is
created/added by the mainsubroutine ).
The...File won't open as read only
I have a file that is in use, but another person opens it
and it doeasn't display the "file is in use" message. Is
there a setting or fix?
have you shared this file?
> I have a file that is in use, but another person opens it
> and it doeasn't display the "file is in use" message. Is
> there a setting or fix?
The file is on a network share. The share has all the
>have you shared this file?
>Frank Ka...How can I manipulate an excel chart by clicking and verify the ta
in excel 2003 we click on a point and after appearing an arrow we could
change its position to manipulate it. Meanwhile the table is corrected
automatically. In excel 2007 it is impossible. Do you please help me?
This feature has been removed in xl2007.
As yet I am not aware of anybody creating a addin to replace this feature.
Andy Pope, Microsoft MVP - Excel
"Danesh" <Danesh@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> in excel 2003 we click on a point and after ...Do not display Zero values
I have two columns, in the first i have numbers, next labels.
I need to make a pie chart that ignores all numbers (and respective labels)
that are zero.
Is there a way to do that?
Thanks in advance!
Check the example and the Alternative link example.
Stan Altshuller wrote:
> Hi All
> I have two columns, in the first i have numbers, next labels.
> I need to make a pie chart that ignores all numbers (and respective labels)
> that are zero.
> Is there a way to do that?
> Tha...donut on the outside series, hole filled in with second series
This is my first posting. I saw an article in the Money & Investin
section of the Wall Street Journal 7/12/04, titled "American Way, Som
Take It, Some Leave It" regarding residential mortgages.
The article had a chart showing mortgage debt as a % of GDP in th
outside donut and the inside hole filled in totally with home ownershi
rates. It was as if there was a donut chart used for the first serie
and a pie chart used to fill in the donut hole for the second series
There was a chart for each country under consideration.
How would I create this type of chart?
Thanks for an...#value error for simple calculation
In cell E6, I have this calculation: =d6*.95. When I have a number in d6,
the formula works fine but when I take the number out of d6, I get the
#value error. Is there a way around this so that cell E6 is left blank when
there's no number in d6? Thanks for any help.
embed your formula in an if statement,
"Peter McCaul" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> In cell E6, I have this calculation: =d6*.95. When I have a number in d6,
> the f...reading confirmation
I have a problem with outlook. When they send a message to me that demands
the shipment of a reading confirmation, even if I accept, the reading
confirmation does not come received from the sender. Someone knows from what
depends and in which way I can resolve the problem?
Thanks for the eventual answers.
Niki <firstname.lastname@example.org> typed:
> Good day,
> I have a problem with outlook. When they send a message to me that
> demands the shipment of a reading confirmation, even if I accept, the
> read..."Unblock" feature should be optional when reading e-mail in CRM
When viewing e-mail messages in CRM, a line appears saying "Unblock" to allow
the full message content to be read. Can this be made a configurable server
or security setting? We are trying to reduce "clicks" as much as possible.
This post is a suggestion for Microsoft, and Microsoft responds to the
suggestions with the most votes. To vote for this suggestion, click the "I
Agree" button in the message pane. If you do not see the button, follow this
link to open the suggestion in the Microsoft Web-based Newsreader and then
click "I Agre...keep formula after typing in a value in a excel cell
my problem is, that i need something like:
there is a function in a excel-cell (for example '=setvalue("sqlserver",
now i type in a value (for example 100) then the function "setvalue" must
write this value
(100) in the server, db and table from the parameters. after leaving the
cell the formula
is still the same and only the value 100 ist visible for the user. and if i
go back to the
cell than i can see the function in the menubar.
there is a product from applix (TM1) and they did it. the problem is, that
the souce...Charts sums 2 data series
Have 2 col of data and names 2 data series. But the second series is a total
of the first no. plus the second no. I want each col to be a separate line
on the chart.
Right click on the chart, choose Chart Type (or Change Chart Type
depending on Excel version), pick the first subtype, which is just
arbitrary series, not the second, which is stacked, or the third, which
is stacked to 100%.
Peltier Technical Services, Inc.
> Have 2 col of data and names 2 data series. But the second series is a total
> of the fi...location of chart
The option to have the chart on the same sheet is not available. Why not?
will need more information to even have a guess.
> The option to have the chart on the same sheet is not available. Why not?
Is the sheet/workbook structure protected?
Excel, PowerPoint, and VBA add-ins, tutorials
Custom MS Office productivity solutions
In article <9A832669-4C00-40CE-A265-E4A9772CF20B@microsoft.com>,
> The option to have the chart on the same sheet is not available. Why no...The memory could not be "read".
I'm at work yesterday afternoon responding to e-mail on my desktop, and
Adobe pops up from the toolbar with a notice that there is an update
available for Acrobat. I accept the download, keep plugging away at my
e-mail, and install it when it's done. It runs through the install,
tells me that I should restart, but I ignore it and keep working. It's
near the end of the day and I'm going to be going home soon anyways. I
forgot to turn it off when I left. Came in this morning, restarted it
through the Start menu, and rebooted. Upon reaching the "Ctrl+Alt+Del"
...Range names in financial projections; to enable getting data from a specific period
In projecting cash flows over time, I want to name the summary rows
(revenue, expenses, capital expenditures, etc.) so that I can easily get
each row's value for a specific period, for further processing.
I have seen the method where columns and rows are named, and the
intersection of a column and row is named using their combination, separated
by a space (as the intersection operator).
Can anyone recommend methods which have worked for them?
Thanks for any help.
Select table and set it up via Insert/Name/Creat
Message posted from http:/...find formula and return value
Hi i am using the following formula to find text in a cell
=IF(ISNUMBER(FIND("Super",B96)),"OK", "Not OK") and return a value. i have
adapted the formula for another spreadsheet and simply added more values to
check, i.e. =IF(ISNUMBER(FIND("Super""Account""Business:,B96)),"OK", "Not
OK") but it doesnt seem to work. where i can see the value in the cell it is
not returning ok instead of not ok. is there a limit to the number of values
i can search and if so why doesnt it say as an error? what am i missing?
Thanks v...how can i copy a document to a CD without making it read only?
HOW CAN I COPY A DOCUMENT TO A CD WITHOUT MAKING IN READ ONLY?
You can't. It is not the file, but the media, that is read only. Even CD-RW
media does not allow editing a file on the CD. Copy te file from CD to HD,
mak edits and if a CD-RW you should be able to burn the edited file back to
> HOW CAN I COPY A DOCUMENT TO A CD WITHOUT MAKING IN READ ONLY?