View / update data on a Continous form
I have a table that contains Goal numbers for our agents. I want the
operator to be able to open this form and see all agents on the table (only
about 12 or so) and what all their numbers are as they are stored and be able
to update them to a new monthly goal. I have not been able to get the data
to display let alone to be updated. Can I do this? This is the first time I
have tried to use Continous Forms.
Thank you in advance for your assistance!
The only reasons data doesn't display using default Access forms is:
1. There is no connected recordsource (op...Scatter chart displays as line chart
I'm trying to connect point on a (background graphic) circle with lines
(using Excel 2000). I have generated the X-cordinates for all ends of lines
in one column and, in each of the following columns, I have the Y-cordinates
for one line, two values next to each other; in the same rows as their
X-coordinates. All other cells are empty.
This works in smaller scale but when I have 250 lines, the X-values are
replaced with rising numbers, i.e. I get a line graphic.
Is there any way to make the scatter graphic work in large scale figures?
Have you used the xy-scatter type ...push rather than pull cell data.
Is it possible with excel to push data from cells to another sheet in same
excel file rather than pull it from the cells you want populated each time
cell data is changed.
Thanks for any help with this.
Maybe you could use a macro.
> Is it possible with excel to push data from cells to another sheet in same
> excel file rather than pull it from the cells you want populated each time
> cell data is changed.
> Thanks for any help with this.
sheets("sourcesht").range("a2:a22").copy sheets("d...Autoupdate Charts
Good Evening All,
I am hoping that someone here will be able to help me out of a niggling problem
I have searched Google, but found no solution to my niggle.
I have created a Auto Updated LINE Chart, using named ranges utilizing the OFFSET function,
to look at a selected set of data, - eg below:
05 250 etc,etc...
This works fine, as the chart updates as dates/values are added/changed/deleted.
However, the snag ...chart margins
How do I reduce the margins around a chart?
Select the plot area, then stretch it using the little black handles on its
corners and edges.
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Tutorials and Custom Solutions
"DSF" <DSF@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> How do I reduce the margins around a chart?
...Data Validation #33
I'm trying to use excel for use in a golf draft. What I want to do i
use data validation to form a drop down list where people pick thie
golfers. You have to pick four different golfers out of a group o
eight. But what I want to do is not have the golfers already picke
show up on the list of the 2nd ,3rd and 4th golfers. So if you pic
Tiger Woods first he does not show up again on the list when you mak
your second pick, and so on. Does anyone have any solutions. thank
very much. jory Dimon
riderfan&...Increase size of Legend Key in Pie Charts
Does anyone know how to increase the size of legend keys (the colour blocks)
in charts (am presently working on pie charts...)???
I'd prefer not to increase the size of the font...
Thanks in advance :-)
Unfortunately, the size of the legend keys is tied to the font size. You can
change the color, but there is not a way to change just the size of the
> Does anyone know how to increase the size of legend keys (the colour blocks)
> in charts (am presently working on pie charts...)???
> I'd prefer not t...drawing anywhere onscreen by using transparent window?
I am looking for an example of how to create a transparent window that I can
position anywhere on the screen and draw to it using the GDI. So basically
it would look like I am drawing on the screen over top of everything, but
really I am just drawing to my transparent window.
Anyone know how to do this and/or know where there is an example of how to
you can make window with WS_POPUP style or use as a parent HWND_DESKTOP.
Then override its OnEraseBkgnd and return TRUE - this should stop CWnd from
filling background with white color. All drawing do in OnPai...How do I create a pie of pie chart?
I have the following data:
how do I get a pie showing 66% and 33% and a sub pie connected to the 33%
showing the other 4 amounts?
The chart wizard is driving me round the bend! It keeps adding a 7th slice
called "series 1 point other"
With the following data in cells A1:B5 --
1 a 66%
2 b1 42%
3 b2 35%
4 b3 8%
5 b4 15%
Enter the following in cells D1:E5 --
Select a cell in the range D1:E5, and use the Chart W...transparencies are printing opaque instead of transparent
All shadows and pictures set on color transparent, transparent gradient, or a
certain percentage transparent, are printing opaque instead of transparent.
It shows up transparent on the file when I set it, but shows opaque in the
print preview mode, and then prints opaque as well.
...Merging Data into Word and Want Checkboxes (Yes/No data type)
I am trying to merge data from my access database into word. I have several
items that are checkboxes in access. How do i get those checkboxes to merge
into word so that i see them. Right now they just produce numbers if they
are checked or not. Thanks
I'm not sure you can do with with a straight mail merge. The following is a
snippet of code from one of my applications. The app relies on documents
that have already been bookmarked with simple bookmarks (for fields longer
than 255 characters), checkboxes (for y/n fields), and textboxes for
everything else. The merging is d...Updating charts in Excel
For some reason, my charts no longer seem to update when the source data
itself is updated. The source data cells are actually formulas themselves,
but they are updating with the new information just fine. It's very strange
that the table the values are drawn from have changed and are current but the
chart itself still shows old numbers. The only way I can fix it is to right
click, select source data, then re-enter the source data cells. (Actually I
change one cell and then change it back and it updates.)
Does anyone have any idea why my workbook is no longer updating cells? By...same data multiple worksheets
I need to be able to have agencies type in a Consumer name and Agency name,
and have the data automatically fill in on the next page of the worksheet
same place for both. Please help, and explain so I can understand, I am not
an expert in Excel, or computer talk...
..."Record too large" error in Access 2000 when exporting data
We have been sent the results of some market research in an Access file,
that we need to export into dBase IV structures for distribution.
Problem no 1 is that the author (who completed the work and went on
vacation) used Access field names longer than the 10 characters suitable
We have renamed the 144 fields so that we have unique names for each.
We have reduced the length of the (2) fields that were 255 characters
long to 254 so they are compatible with dBase.
When we export to a dBase structure we get the error message "Record too
large" - we cann...Ambitious Gantt chart
I am creating a Gantt chart in Excel to show the tasks in an aircraft
The timeline is from 18:00 when the aircraft stops at the terminal gate to
20:30 when the plane pushes back from the gate (and heads to the runway).
All of the tasks in the Gantt chart are the various processes involved on
the turnaround, for example cleaning, security check, fuelling, etc.
So far this is very doable using techniques offered by Jon Peltier and many
However, there are two things I'd like to add that I just can't get my head
1. I'd like to capture...Functions in charts
Is is possible to use functions within charts (for example, if the
chart title changes based on the value in a cell)? That way, if the
chart data changes, the title also changes to reflect that.
On Mar 15, 5:17 pm, "Matt" <MLThorn...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Is is possible to use functions within charts (for example, if the
> chart title changes based on the value in a cell)? That way, if the
> chart data changes, the title also changes to reflect that.
> Any ideas?
Yes it is. Full instructions are at <a href="http://
office.microsoft.com/en-gb/e...How to add a Vertical Line to a Column or Line Chart with two axes already in use?
I need to add a vertical line to a column / line chart combo where the
secondary axis is already in use.
I have ready through John Peltier's site
specifically the two options he has under the 'Special Effects and
Features' section for adding vertical lines to a chart, but both
require the use of a secondary axis which is then hidden. That is not
an option for me as I am already using that secondary axis.
I am currently using a line object drawn over the top of the chart
object and manually positioned on the cha...Transparent bitmap in dialog box
I want to display a bitmap in a dialog box. I use the resource editor to
specify the bitmap. How can I make the bitmap transparent? For example; all
white areas should have the same color as the dialog window.
I remember seeing examples on how to do this but for the life of me I now
cannot find them!
Try looking at:
"Anders W�hlin" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I want to display a bitmap in a dialog box. I use the resou...Flow chart for finding Word '07 Help?
I have used Word forever. Years ago a simple search for key words would
usually give the info I would need. Now finding quick, easy answers seems to
be a complicated maze. Usually I choose ONLINE help and type in a KEYWORD
for my search. Unfortunately the list of help topics that is usually
displayed contains so many offbeat (unrelated) topics that the search is not
helpful. I need ways to narrow my search or tricks to use in identifying
what to enter in the search field. If the most USEFUL items were displayed
FIRST in the search results it would be good, but there seems t...Create Data
I know i'm not in the good forum...but please read the following.
I hope you are doing great so as you can see I am new to this, and I hope
that Andrew Karcher is reading...
So from my first post I tried to insert a Category into AdventureWorks with
the help of Andrew..it works, so I can see the new Category on the "dropdown
Now as Andrew said...sales for that ProductCategory so no data will be
returned unless you create that data and he is right.
What I did is from the Dataset Parameters,I insert the Category in available
value the one that I wan...Project sample data in TWO
I had to reinstall The World Online company and can't get
the Project Accounting sample data macro to complete. I
have tried all of the techknowledges on GP
knowledgebase. It keeps stopping in different places.I
have had to uninstall and reinstall many times.
Does anyone have any suggestions on how to get this
This macro has not run without error since version 60.
>I had to reinstall The World Online company and can't get
>the Project Accounting sample data macro to complete. I
>have tried all of the techknow...Chart name
Here is an easy one, I guess, for those who know the answer:
Charts on a worksheet are named Chart1, Chart2, etc. as they ar
created, and this is the name you must refer to when manupulating the
Is it possible to look up the name of a chart, and if affirmative is i
possible to change it?
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Hold the Shift key whilst selecting the chartobje...DATA VALIDATION #48
I have a field asking for a county name. There are 77 possible counties to
enter. I want to ensure that the user enters a valid county and has it spelt
correctly. Is there a way to do this? Can I have the validation point to text
file with all the acceptable entries? Also is there a way to format the cell
to convert anything entered into all upper case?
In a convenient empty column in the workbook, preferably out of site eg a
hiddeen worksheet, enter all 77 County names (laborious I know). Name this
range 'county' or whatever and in your input field go Data Validation,
choo...Chart scale & paper size
I want to covert few thousands’ data into a chart & print it on the paper
which dimension is 8.5 inch X 60 inches.
A error message pop up before printing , error message: “ cannot print chart
with current scale & paper size. Select large scale percentage or a smaller
How can I increase the scale percentage of the chart to match the paper size?
Thanks & Regards
...animate by series an Excel chart that's paste-linked into Powerpo.
Does anyone know how to animate by series an Excel chart that's paste-linked
For some strange reason it cannot be done. However, if you just paste
it, you can animate the chart series by series. My workaround is to
paste both a linked and an unlinked version. The linked version is
positioned off the visible area and only there as a reminder of the
actual source. The unlinked version is animated but never used for
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