cell selection stuck on


while working in excel, occasionally the cell selection 
gets stuck on, so moving the mouse/cursor highlights cells 
even though I dont want it to. closing excel does not 
help, I have to reboot to stop it happening, then it comes 
back. it is a large spreadsheet. 

argh! need help!


anonymous (74722)
6/7/2004 5:18:31 AM
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Hi Brian!

A frequently experienced problem. Several possible solutions:

1.      Once in this mode you'll probably see EXT in the status  bar 
of XL, press F8 and see if it goes away.

2.      Sometimes clicking the wheel also helps.

3.      Check you haven�t got a sticky key on your keyboard.

Also See numerous other possibilities at:

Dave McRitchie:

Norman Harker MVP (Excel)
Sydney, Australia

njharker (1646)
6/7/2004 5:39:45 AM
thanks mate. much appreciated

one thing - i forgot to ask for everyones visa card 
details in the original post. <grin>
anonymous (74722)
6/7/2004 6:01:44 AM
Hi Brian!

Sorry about lack of Visa card details but Excel won't allow more than 
15 digits and mine's got 16.

Norman Harker MVP (Excel)
Sydney, Australia
<anonymous@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message 
> thanks mate. much appreciated
> one thing - i forgot to ask for everyones visa card
> details in the original post. <grin> 

njharker (1646)
6/7/2004 6:11:03 AM

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