Excel Calculation Error for formula to sum
I entered a formula of =sum(E11:E56) for example and excel did not return a
correct calculation. I checked the format of the cells and it is a custom
one. I checked for hidden values and could not find any (to my understanding
it will show a blank cell but if the cell is highlighted and it is a hidden
value it will show the number in the formula bar). The sum that Excel
returned is exactly 6033 over, which is a value that is included of what I
told excel to add for me. Any ideas? I changed the format to general, to a
number, etc and it did not help. Also, another item that is stra...Listing of DEX.INI parameters
Is there a master list of all the DEX.INI parameters? If so, where is it? I
tried searching the knowledgebase and there was nothing there.
Quite a number of the DEX.ini parameters are defined in our Confessions manual
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> Is there a master list of all the DEX.INI parameters? If so, where is it? I
> tried searching the knowledgebase and there was nothing there...How do you delete a file in Excel's VB?
Not much more to ask than that.
Any help would be much appreciated.
Use the Kill command to permanently delete a file. For example,
Note that Kill does not put the file in the Recycle Bin. To
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> Not much more to ask than that.
> Any help would be much appreciated.
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I read one posting that said the > or other such formats is what causes your
drop down box text to not be shown. I can't remove these as we rely on all
the data being in upper case for formality purposes.
I read another article that said the following hotfix fixes some of the
I looked it up and it says:
945280 Combo box controls and list box controls display no value or
incorrect values in Access 2003 after you install office 2003 Service Pack 3
I have not values visable, but they are there - does anyone know if this fix
is the ...Extracting the data according to the number of cell
I have a minor Excel formula problem.
In my example has following data, cell A5 shows "apple", A6 shows "salt", A7
shows "sugar" and A8 shows "fish". On another hand, cell B3 is the
"criteria" data showing 3.
My question is to form an Excel formula which can extract the data from cell
"A1" and then extract the 3rd data, which is "sugar" (that is the result I
want). Althought the formula is counting from A1, but the excel formula know
the data after "apple" and "salt" is "sugar" (cell fro...matching a sorting the exact value in the data list
In Excel 2000 I wish to match and sort the following data using some type of
function in Excel.
....so the above mentioned data should look like this(see below) after the
function has been applied.
CRXU1972999 CRXU1972999 (wish to join but in seperate columns)
Hi all :)
how do i create dropdown lists, ie so i can select a name from a lis
instead of typing it
hope you understand what i mean :confused:
thanks for any help
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you can use Data validation for this. Try the following:
- Select the cells you want a listbox for
- Goto 'Data - Validation'. Choose 'List' and select a range with your
stored names for the listbox
For more information on data validation have a look at
> Hi all :)
> how do i crea...Making a Pivot chart from 3 differnt sets of data / worksheets.
Hi, I have 2 workshsheets of data with a list of delivery dates of about 10
different products over the last 3 years, (i cant combine these to just 1
worksheet for other separate reasons) and a 3rd worksheet with a column of
the same products and dates that some of these products became faulty and
were sent back to me .
On a 4th worksheet, I am trying to do a graph that looks at the 3
worksheets and plots pivot table of dates and amount of each product
deliveries & returned to me. So as i select ,say, product A from that pivot
list, it produces a graph for these 3 variables (dat...making a transfer show up in the budget
I am running MS money 2006. How do I make a transfer show up in my budget?
I have several liabilities and credit cards, and I would like to make a
budget with the monthly amount owed to each creditor showing up in my
budget. The MS Money 2006 standard program does not allow me, as far as I
can tell, to make a monthly transfer to a credit card or liability show up
in my budget, unless I make it a category. Any help with this is much
See http://umpmfaq.info/faqdb.php?q=124 for the short answer. You may be
more interested in "cash flow" than &qu...leave a cell blank
My spreadsheet serves 2 purposes. Printed and manually filled out plus data
The cells with formulas show a 0 (zero) if the referenced cells are empty.
The problem is the user has the option to ignore the formula and hard code a
If a formula = 0, is there a way to hide that zero so when I print the form
it's blank for the user?
You could turn off viewing zeros at Tools>Options>View.
Or you could trap for the 0 and leave cell looking blank.
If you are interested in keeping the user from over-writing a formula, see hel...making tickets
what is the best way to make numbered tickets using
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>Publi...Pricing restriction to price lists
Most customers do not wish to load all products into the CRM system.
Therefore the restricted use of price lists makes the system unflexible.
In Opportunities it is even not possible to enter manual prices on product
We were going to implement a standard product price list to ensure that
analysis of products sold was uniformed but immediatly came across the issue
that you can not over-ride the price details in an opportunity. As an ASP
provider, opportunities are based on client project value and apart from
having to generate a price list per opportunity, I see no way forward.
I...Macro/keyboard shortcut to increment a cell value
I would like to set up a keyboard shortcut (e.g., Ctrl+I) that would
increment the value of the selected cell by 1.
Can someone get me started by pointing me in the right direction? I
have some experience creating simple macros in Word, if that is what's
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One way is to make a macro and assign the shortcut key to it:
If IsNumeric(.Value) Then
.Value = .Val...Excel automatically changes the formatting of the cell to "Time"
I have a long column of numbers [dates in the YY:DD format]. I wanted to
":61" to ":59". Even though the cells are initially formatted as Text, as
soon as I make the change, Excel changes the formatting to Time, and the cell
with the change now has text ":59:00" in it.
Is it possible to force Excel to keep the cells formatted as Text?
If the cells are truly formatted as text (Format - Cells - Number - Text),
the formatting should never change, and you should always see exactly what
you've typed. Give us an example...Formattinb cells
Is it possible to change the background color of a column of cells depending
on the value
of the cell at the top of the column.
I have written a macro to do this but can't find a statement to do this:
worksheets(:Sheet1").cells(cl,rw).backcolor = QBColor(14)
Error message method not supported and nowhere in the help can I find an
Suggestions would be appreciated
Why not just use format>formula is>conditional formatting
=a2=$a$1 and format as desired>copy format using format painter.
firstname.lastname@example.org...How make a favorite for all users in Ex2007/OWA/Documents area?
I am playing around with OWA in 2007 and exploring the "documents" feature of
OWA that allows users to view Windows file shares by UNC.
There is the individual "add to favories" option, but does anyone know of a
way to administratively specify a favorite for all users? The alternative
seems to be logon as each user to setup the same favorite--surely that is not
the only way?
Thanks for any help!
...How do you change cells with formula's to the value or text?
In lotus it is possible to change the formula in a cell to the text or the number that that formula returns. Of course, you can not reverse it, but in is very helpful sometimes. Is that possible in Excel
CTRL + ~ will toggle between formulas and values
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----------------------------------------------------------------------------...Excel 2002 locks up
For some reason my Excel 2002 locks up when I attempt to save a document.
It seems that it does it when I have several Excel documents open at the
same time. Not to say that it won't do it when I only have one document
open, I just have only experienced with several documents open.
I'm running Windows 2K Pro on a Sony PCG-R505DCK laptop. I don't know if
this info helps but I guess it can't hurt.
Any help you can give is great.
Thank you in advance,
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...Balance Points in Excel Charts
I regularly produce stacked bar charts to show ranges of opinions (e.g. very
poor, poor, acceptable, good and very good quality).
In these charts I often manually add a drawing shape to show a 'balance
point' (like a see-saw) - to show how opinions differ between different
groups of people.
I would like to know if there is a way to add a drawing object (or shape
etc) to a graph - but linked to data (i.e. so that it is linked to the middle
point of the data).
This would make my graphs more dynamic and would save me a lot of time
adding these shapes in man...Lists and filters
I would like to do the following:
1 - Allow a pre-set list of selectable values for a column of data - I'm
using the validation process so that is working.
2 - At the header level for this column of data, I'd like to be able display
selected values in this column, e.g., all rows with a value of "apple" in
this column. The filter works but I can't get it to work on multiple
columns. The list isn't working either.
Paul C. Peterson
...Password Prompt When I Close an Excel Document I Opened in a Web Browser
Each time I close an excel document it prompts me a username and a
I found an article (Q324328)
http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?kbid=324328 in Microsoft
support web site about the same issue with Word. I tried to apply the
same solution but it didnt work. The document is on our Intranet. If
i enter a userID who has permission to write to the folder where th
doc is stored it works. Internet guest account has list content
...How do I make the X-Axis increase in scale with the quantity?
For example: If I have the values 1.5, 3.5, 8.7, 9.9 in the x values for a
line graph, is there anyway to make them spaced apart so that they are in
scale with eachother... Like so the distance between 3.5 and 8.7 is larger
than, the distance between 1.5 and 3.5?
Create a XY Scatter chart. It, and a bubble chart, are the only 2 that
allow for cardinals values on the x axis.
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I could've sworn there was a message here, but when I looked the body was
completely blank. Oh well, guess the poster really didn't want to ask a
how do you make all incoming emails bold?
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