Paste special treats cells as a picture
I just got a new computer, and a newer version of excel, which is great, but
whenever I try to copy from one file to another, my paste special function
treats the copied cells as a picture. Instead of the normal paste special
popup, where it asks me how I want the data to come out, I get a different
popup that shows the source as a "Microsoft Office Excel Worksheet Object."
It asks me what format I want the picture to come out as, and gives me a list
of different file formats. If I try to just paste a link, it puts a picture
of the other file on the new one. I talked to so...Active X Control in Outlook
I have a user who is using Outlook XP and when he goes to send an email he
gets the following error. Your current security settings prohibit running
Active X Control on this page. As a result, the page may not display
correctly. The title bar of this window says Microsoft Internet Explorer. I
tried disabling under the custom button in I.E. his Active X controls but no
go. Where is the setting to disable this restriction. The user has some
images or graphics on his emails that I believe is causing this error.
Sounds like a default signature to me. Tried recreating the (HTM...Will excel 2003 format a cell to the year?
It seems like it should be obvious, but I am finding it impossible to
get excel to do a date format that recognizes a year. Is there some
I typed a date in A1 (09/28/2006)
and used format|Cells|number tab|custom category|yyyy
with my USA settings.
> It seems like it should be obvious, but I am finding it impossible to
> get excel to do a date format that recognizes a year. Is there some
Is there a way to get a cell's format determined by the format of
a different cell?!
e.g. Could one get an entire row market up in say bold red if
one cell in that row was say less than 100
select the rows that you want to apply the conditional formatting to,
ensuring that the first row of this group is the first row at the top of the
screen (it gets confused sometimes if it isn't)
the following example assums you've selected from row 2 onwards and you want
the row to turn red if ...Copy and paste formula; Value pastes instead
I've tried starting several worksheets, checking formats,
pasting special (formula only). For some reason the
formula actually copies OK by looking at the formula bar,
but the value in the cell is identical to the value of
the copied cell.Incorrect. Tried even the simplest
formulas with no joy.
...Can't activate trial version #2
I ordered a trial version and I've tried 3 times to
activate it and I keep getting the error message that I
used the wrong product key to install it. I double
checked it 3 times. HELP!
..."Paste Special" with the right click mouse
I would like to have the option of "Paste Special" with the right click mouse
in all microsoft office suite.
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http://www.microsoft.com/office/community/en-us/default.mspx?mid=de847738-df56-4...all cells in 2 workbooks have automaticlly changed to date format
Why would excel 2007 automaticly change formats?
Upon opening a workbook this morning all the blank cells in the 16 sheets
had changed from general format to date format, and 99.9% of cells with data
or formulas were also changed to the date format.
I opened another workbook and it was find, I closed it and reopened it and
the same thing occurred, most cells had been changed to the date format.
The first wb containts payroll data, with mostly sumifs functions and was
working fine yesturday. The second wb contains data using vlookup and if
Found the...Money Plus Activation #3
I purchased Money Plus Deluxe from Amazon.com, and can't activate due to our
The software refers me to digitalriver and a phone number, however, neither
of them will assist me because I did not purchase & download it from them.
Both refer me to the support.microsoft.com/money website. At the website, I
call the number for support, am granted a case number, and upon speaking with
Money support, am told that they do not do activations.
The software says that it can be activated by calling in with the product
key. However, I can't seem to reach anyone that ...Number of activations:
Is it possible to see how many times a Home and Student version has been
Yes, you count the machines that it currently installed on, and working.
> Is it possible to see how many times a Home and Student version has been
Why worry, you can activate as many times as necessary, you just cannot run
it on more than the number of working machines allowed in the EULA, usually
"dsh" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
news:F3619AEB-8A87-456C-A5CF-381...Activity Views 11-15-04
I would like to add "Date Started" to the Activities view for each
opportunity. Is there a way to configure the Activity Views for
Opportunities to include specific fields?
On the CRM Server open a web browser and copy the required link below.
You will be able to modify the view in the same way as other views are
Replace "CRMSERVER" with the name of your crm server.
Associated View: Activities:
View: All Activities:
I copy something to the clipboard using Publisher 2007 and the computer tells
me it is in the clipboard; however, when I go to paste that information into
another document, Publisher acts like it is not there. I then need to close
the document I wish to paste it into, reopen it, and then, like magic, there
is the information in the clipboard and I am able to paste it. UGH!!!!!!
Open the Office Clipboard in Publisher. Edit, Office Clipboard. What program
are you pasting to? If it is an Office program, open the Office Clipboard in
that program too.
...Pasting formulas advances cell reference
When i paste special from one cell into another, it advances the cell
reference and i just want an exact match i.e.
A1 formula ='Feb 2010'!C18 but when i paste it into another cell it pastes
The C changes to D, how do i stop this happening?
Thanks for any help in advance
Use absolute referencing. Below are the different reference styles.
A1 Relative referencing. Both column and row will change if you copy or drag
$A1 The column reference is fixed and will not change
A$1 The row reference is fixed and wil...Copy/Paste loop
I have a form on one sheet in excel, on the next sheet i have mad
different coloums with different headings. I want the data from th
form to be copyed to each heading e.g. name in form is copyed to unde
the coloum with title name.
So each time a user fills in there details he/she clicks submit an
there data is copyed to the next page, like a small database.
Is there a macro that can do this as i keep getting different error
each time. I want this to continue in a loop
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This might get you started:
Opti...Keep certain cells from moving
I'm sure this will be an easy one, but I can't seem to find the info i
help. I'm using Excel 97 and have a simple sheet with a few columns o
data. I've setup auto-filters for colums A-E.
What I want to to is put some formulas in column F that don't ge
blanked out when I use the filters (if they're on a line that doesn'
meet the condition I've selected, they dissappear). I'd also like the
to give me dynamic totals.
For instance, I have dollar amounts attributed to certain people in on
column and their names in another. If I use the filter to select o...Cannot release cell
As soon as I open Excel and click into the first cell, the program will not
release the cell. It will not even let me access the Menus above. Is this a
software issue? I believe there is a quick keyboard sequence fix but I dont
know what it is and can not find the information anywhere (including MS Excel
Do you see EXT in the statusbar (bottom right corner)?
If yes, hit the F8 key to toggle this off.
Have you tried a different mouse or mouse driver?
> As soon as I open Excel and click into the first cell, the program will not
> ...Activity Tracking Clean-up
Many people are asking about how to track users activity in the system, and
some have warned that this could fill up the DB quickly (not really sure
about this...). But, no one has ever brought up the question about how to
clean-up that activity once it's over and done. For example, I've seen
companies were users activity tracking was enable for months or years, and
nobody was really aware about it. I've searched thru the GP documentation
and found nothing about the clean-up process, nor is there any remove/cleanup
option in the maintenance.
The activity tracking ...When I copy a picture and paste it into Publisher it disappears
I have tried to copy a picture from my documents and paste it into Publisher
and the picture disappears.
What version of Publisher?
What happens if you go to...
Insert / Picture / From File?
"Cathy" <Cathy@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I have tried to copy a picture from my documents and paste it into
> and the picture disappears.
I am using Office Profession Edition 2003. I tried another picture and so far
it is still there. Thanks.
"John Inzer"...need to Copy or Move to active cell from specified range
I may be the last person remaining on earth who still uses the original
Lotus 1-2-3 Rel 1A, which I know and love, on an antique DOS machine.
I've never had a reason to upgrade to a later version of 1-2-3, and
have no idea how it now behaves, but one important feature of Release
1A is that instead of rigidly assuming that Copy or Move will always
refer to the contents of the active cell, /c (or /m) followed by
Backspace frees the cell pointer without changing the active cell.
This means that you can easily perform a "reverse" Copy or Move, by
going to the cell you want copied, a...enter a current date in a cell?
How can I enter a formula in a cell so that when I click on that cell it will
show today's date or the current date?
You can only get excel to do stuff when you click by using a worksheet
change event. If you want to enter the current time or date quickly, try
Ctrl+; or Ctrl+Shift+:
Microsoft MVP - Excel
"Tpeyton77" <Tpeyton77@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> How can I enter a formula in a cell so that when I cli...How do I have an active cell highlight automatically
I am working in excel and having trouble seeing the active cell. I would
like to have the active cell highlighted. Is this possible? It would make
it possible to find the active cell easier.
Private Sub Worksheet_SelectionChange(ByVal Target As Range)
.FormatConditions.Add Type:=xlExpression, Formula1:="TRUE"
.LineStyle = xlContinuous
.Weight = xlThin
.ColorIndex = 5
With .Bo...How to count merged cells
Can someone help me in developing a formula that will:
1. Count how many merged cells in a column that are created from 2 cells
AND contain both text and numbers?
2. Count how many merged cells in a column that are created from 3 cells
AND contain both text and numbers?
3. Council how may merged cells in a column that are blank.
If you look in the archives of this group you will see countless examples of
reasons not to use merged cells.
To concatenate cells is fine, to merge is asking for trouble.
"Excel Ella" <ExcelElla@discussions.microsof...Incrementing a cell selection
How can I increment a cell selection in a formula? For example, I would like to count a group of cells, 30 at a time, going down a column.
ie if i have this formula: '=count(L2:L31)' and I want to skip down to the end of this range and count the next 30 cells, how do I do it?
I know that this will not work
Any assistance is much appreciated, thanks,
On Fri, 30 Mar 2012 07:27:51 GMT, Mil Browne wrote in
>How can I increment a cell selection in a formula? For example, I would like to count a group of cells, 30 at a time, g...Field TO of an Activity at blank
May I configure the TO into a E-mail Activity where ever I am in CRM.
ex: I am in a contact
I create an Activity
I would like the field TO � blank
There is no supported way to customize Activity objects.
Sorry and Good luck!
>May I configure the TO into a E-mail Activity where ever=20
I am in CRM.
>ex: I am in a contact
>I create an Activity
>I would like the field TO =E0 blank
...Paste and Paste Special
What are the differences between paste and paste special and
are these two functions the same for XP software from different
sources? e.g Word, Publisher, Ventura and Word Perfect?
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