is it possible to use variable for sorting?
declare @sort varchar(10)
SET @sort='column1 DESC'
SELECT ROW_NUMBER() OVER (ORDER BY @sort)AS rowId, * FROM table
Is dynamic SQL only option?
On 15/04/2010 11:28, simon wrote:
> is it possible to use variable for sorting?
> Something like:
> declare @sort varchar(10)
> SET @sort='column1 DESC'
> SELECT ROW_NUMBER() OVER (ORDER BY @sort)AS rowId, * FROM table
> Is dynamic SQL only option?
You can use CASE to he...How to sort account list?
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In the above view, I cannot easily determine totals for assets and
liabilities. The following view does this.
- bank accounts
- investment accounts
- asset accounts
-loans and liabilities
How do I get the above view?
I don't use Small Business. But you can run a Net Worth report to get total
assets and ...How to Merge Date from 3 columns to 1
I have a spreadsheet where the date is spread over 3 columns I,J & K and I
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B I J K
02-Feb-2003 02 Feb 2003
27-Mar-1999 27 Mar 1999
01-Apr-1978 Apr 1978
14-Jun-2002 14 Jun 2002
Where there is a blank for the day in 'Column I' I need it to copy as 01 and
where there is a blank for the month in 'Column J' I need it to copy as Jan.
Where all 3 column...Cannot open Excel attachments
Hello, I have a user that cannot open Excel attachments from inside Outlook.
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on the MS KB. He has Excel 2002 and Outlook 2002. His e-mail comes through
an Exchange server. I do not have special security settings in place for
this user. I cannot find anything else on Google or MS. Please help. Thank
Aaron hu kiteb:
> Hello, I have a user that cannot op...Unhiding Column A
I am using Excel 2003 SP2 and I have a spreadsheet with column A
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column A and hit Format Column Unhide or Format Column Width, but to no
It is either hidden or set to zero width, but in any case, it will NOT
show up. I have searched all the group postings, been to Microsoft.com
help (yea, right) and done everything I can think of. Even installed a
macro I found to unhide columns by macro.
Any help would be most appreciated.
try selecting the cells button to the left of the column headers and on top
o...Comparing and extracting from two columns
I have two columns of data. Column A is a list of approx. 20,000 ZIP codes, column B is a selected list of approx. 1600 ZIP codes. How can I compare the two and remove all of the entries in A except those that match B. I would also like to have A sorted so that the identical entries line up with B. There may be entries in B that are not in A, so I would like A to contain a blank cell where the match would be.
I used =IF(VLOOKUP(B1,A:A,1,FALSE),"MATCH","") to highlight the matching ZIP codes in A, but that does not remove the unwanted ZIP codes or sort them...Where's the Sort by New Message option?
Not sure when the layout of the newsgroups changed but I can't seem to find the ability to sort by new message in a thread instead of sorting by just the original thread date.
That was hugely helpful as I could follow along and see what threads were still active.
If you're gonna hang around in the newsgroups (any newsgroups), you may want to
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Microsoft Outlook Express can do it for you.
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I transferred a file from a database that will only save reports in Notepad.
I then, cut and paste the data into Excel. However all of the info is merged
into one cell. How can I format this data, so that it will be a simple
worksheet with more than one cell? i.e. Name, SSN, Home address should all be
in different cells
Have you tried importing the file through the Data | Import External Data |
Import Data... function? This function will allow you to import the data and
separate the fields into different cells.
> I transferred a file fr...Row/Column labels not displayed.
I'm using Excel 2002
A spreadsheet I've been given to use only displays the row/column labels
upto 73/X respectively.
I've never seen this before. Any ideas how I can set this up?
Further to my previous mail, the movement of the selected cell by using the
cursor or clickin/dragging
"Dave F." <email@example.com> wrote in message
> I'm using Excel 2002
> A spreadsheet I've been given to use only displays the row/column labels
> upto 73/X respectively.
> I've never s...Can I convert a column into a row?
Excel Question. I simply want to convert a column of figures [each in
different cells] into a row with a similar number of cells. Must be simple,
but can't seem to find how to do it. Thanks for any replies, guys!!
Select the cells in the column you want to paste in the row. copy (control
C). Select the same number of cells in a row, click Edit > Paste Special.
Select transpose. Click ok.
"Lenworth" <Lenworth@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Excel Question. I simply want to convert ...COUNT function 2 Columns
I have two columns of data, CATEGORY and NUMBER, and want
to be able to COUNT the number instances where CATEGORY =
X and NUMBER = Y.
I know how to use the COUNT function on each column, but
I don't know how to use it on two columns.
James, how about something like this
Always backup your data before trying something new
Please post any response to the newsgroups so others can benefit from it
Feedback on answers is always appreciated!
Using Excel 2000 & 2003
** remove news from my email address to reply by ema...Office 2003 collapse without any message
Before I turn mad, does anyone know what do do with a situation like this? I
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I have noticed though, that if she uses word when Outlook has not been
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I started reading and tested all possible solutions I could find. Nothing
worked. I have d...Outlook 2003/Lotus Notes Issue
I have been having this outgoing problem with receiving emails from Lotus
Notes. It seems to only be a problem when I got replies from a Lotus Notes
system. When I open up the reply, the only think I see in Outlook 2003 is my
original message and nothing else.
I have tried changing the format to HTML, Rich Text, Text, etc and still get
Are you using Outlook Connector for Domino?
"frequent_flyer" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Hi All,
> I have been...Row names will not move with sort
Each row in my summary table in Sheet1 is hyperlinked to a corresponding table in Sheet2 with additional details.
I need to move the rows in my summary table (Sheet1) and preserve the links to and from the details tables (Sheet2).
I found that I can move rows in Sheet1 with cut & insert and the hyperlinks are maintained. I can travel from a row in summary table (Sheet1) to details table (Sheet2) and back, even after the corresponding row (Sheet1) was moved.
But if I sort the rows in Sheet1 the links from Sheet2 back to corresponding rows in Sheet1 lead to presorted locations. Apparen...looking for Excel VBA work
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OK- Thanks to everyones help I now i have a list i can work with... but
there are a few problems.... the zips are all 5 digit and now i have to
sort them... the problem is, THEY WONT SORT CORRECTLY!!!!!!! The
numbers are not in order... some are but a lot are not... is there
anyway to fix this???? i need to sort them by zip code but cant seem to
get them to do it correctly.. any ideas???
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You are going to be far better of...import- number- sort?
I imported this data into a spread sheet- I tried to format it to number,
but when I sort it- I get :
Whats up with this?
Install the TrimAll macro, select the column and invoke
the macro from Alt+F8
Directions to install and use a macro at
I expect that you have spaces or CHAR(128) "Required Blank"
characters in you data you can check is =LEN(A1)
David...Receiving excel files
Whenever I receive an Excel file through email and try to
open it, I receive the error message 'file format is not
valid'. These are all .xls files. Any suggestions on how
to fix this problem ???
What versions of XL? (if you have versions before 97 and you are sent 97 or
above, the file formats are different)
"Doug" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Whenever I receive an Excel file through email and try to
> open it, I receive the...sorting macro #3
I need to sort on 8 cells in a row and on 1500+rows. I can do it one at a
time but I know there must be an easier way. Can ANYONE HELP?
C3:J3 I need these cells sorted and then down to C1532:J1532
I did create a macro to sort after I selected them but still one at a time.
Does it have to be a macro? I can edit a macro but don't really know how to
Yes, it has to be a macro. The following should do it. This macro loops
through all the entries in Column C, and in each row it sorts the values in
Columns C:J. HTH Otto
Dim rColC As Range
Dim i As...Save Excel 2002 to be read by MacIntosh Excel 2004?
Is it possible for the MacIntosh Excel 2004 to read an Excel XP 2002
spreadsheet? How should XP spreadsheet be saved? HELP, please!!
MacXL98/01/v.X/2004 files are the exact same format as WinXL97/00/02/03
files. Save the file as an XL workbook and transfer it to the Mac.
In article <0D5EBD4E-E12F-4E2D-AC2C-F45E556284E9@microsoft.com>,
"cagedbirdflies" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Is it possible for the MacIntosh Excel 2004 to read an Excel XP 2002
> spreadsheet? How should XP spreadsheet be saved? HELP, please!!
"JE McGimpse...Excel should allow macro on a shared workbook.
We are using excel tables all the time at my company. There are more than 20
people working on the same excel file which has thousands of columns so we
use autofilter or some other macros.
Shared workbook will help us alot because we will be able to change the file
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Is there any way that macros are allowed at shared workbooks?
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Agree" button in the message pane. If you do not ...Can we sort a form and also be able to enter new records.
It is possible to sort the data on a form and also be able to enter
new and edit the existing records in it.
On Tue, 15 Jan 2008 15:41:16 -0800 (PST), Rex wrote:
> It is possible to sort the data on a form and also be able to enter
> new and edit the existing records in it.
I assume you mean "Is it".
The form sort order has nothing to do with editing or adding new
records, so the answer is yes.
If you cannot edit or add new records, make sure the form's record
source, if it is a query, is updateable. Some queries are not.
O...Sorting checking register
How do i sort my check register in Money 2004 Deluxe so
that uncleared transactions appear below cleared
transactions? In Quicken i could click on the column to
provide that sort.
In microsoft.public.money, Dean wrote:
>How do i sort my check register in Money 2004 Deluxe so
>that uncleared transactions appear below cleared
>transactions? In Quicken i could click on the column to
>provide that sort.
You don't. Available choices are chosen by clicking View at the top
of the register.
...using addrress books to sort incoming mail
I use address books to sort incoming mail.
An odd thing: depending on how the sender's name comes across, it doesn't
get caught by the filter (amd moved to the "Family Mail" Folder I have set
up. for example: my mom and dad's email (from email@example.com)
comes as from that address. However, in my contacts, they are listed by
their names: John and Mary Smith, with firstname.lastname@example.org as their
email address and John and Mary Smith as the display name.
What have I done wrong?
1. The big ONE - failed to post your version of Outlook. Rules operate at
...Unmerge so I can sort
I coy/pasted data into Excell and when I try to sort it I get "This operation
requires merged sells to be identically sized". I understadn the work around
in KB but how do I find which sells are merged?
I wouldn't bother looking.
I'd just remove all the merged cells from the range to sort.
Select that range
uncheck the merge cells box
But if you wanted to search, you can do it via process of elimination. Select a
range, format|cells|alignment tab.
If that merge cells box is checked, then the whole selection is merged. If it's