I would like to thank everyone for suggestions concerning hotkeys and keyup.
What I am using is CE .Net though if there is a solution that also works in
regular windows that would be good. I am willing to give most anything a
What I have is a program that sits in the background and waits for a
keystroke to run certain functions. One for keydown and one for keyup. The
functions talk to an external device on a serial connection, but the main
thing is that I need a method to get those keystrokes no matter what
application is on top.
The impression that I get is that Hotkey will send th...In MS Excel, how do I change the column ref headers from numbers .
I'm using Excel 2000 v9.0 and the column reference headers have changed to
Numbers (don't know how this happened) - so when I look at a cell reference,
it is now quite confusing as both rows and columns are numbers.
How do I change it back so that column references are letters, as it was
Tools > Options, uncheck R1C1 reference style.
HTH. Best wishes Harald
"Bruce Lindfield" <Bruce Lindfield@discussions.microsoft.com> skrev i
> I'm using Excel 2000 v9.0 and the column refer...Changing Cell width without making the whole column that width?
Can someone please help? I'm trying to design a new spreadsheet fo
work. In a column, I try to make a cell (say on row K) narrow, bu
then the whole column goes to that same width. Is there a way to jus
make a particular cell on a particular row narrow without making th
whole column that width? Thanks. -Ke
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You get all or nothing with column widths, you can use merged cells if that
Always backup y...ERRORS After Initial Install of Office: Mac 2004 Standard Edition
I just installed MS Office 2004 on my brand new iMAC. The Test Drive
edition (from my laptop) was removed at the end of the process. I
emptied the trash. But when I launch the programs, I get the
following error: An unexpected error occurred while trying to load the
Microsoft Framework library.
And when I quit Excel I get this error: Compile error in hidden
This can't be good. What should I do?
Update. After you've downloaded and applied the 11.3.3 updater, you should
be able to run Office without these error messages.
On 1/2/07 18:58, in article
1170352733.992...Excel cell number formatting should have a significant digits opti
One should be able to format a cell in Excel so that the number of
significant digits stays constant, no matter how the digits or decimal places
change. You get something like this with the "Scientific" number format, but
it's not as intuitive to look at.
Maybe, but it won't happen in any current version of Excel. It's a business
app. How many business folks do you think understand the concept of
On Tue, 26 Oct 2004 14:07:01 -0700, Sleep Scientist <Sleep
>One should be able to format a cell i...Daylight Savings Time Changes
Does anyone know if the patch for Exchnage 2003 identified in KB926666 has
to also be applied to every server that is running the Exchange Tools (System
Thanks in advance
On Wed, 31 Jan 2007 10:24:03 -0800, Kerry
>Does anyone know if the patch for Exchnage 2003 identified in KB926666 has
>to also be applied to every server that is running the Exchange Tools (System
>Thanks in advance
Im all for consistency. If the patch isnt needed, it shouldnt install,
so I would at ...Making a column or cell required
I posted this a few days ago and got some good responses, but nothing that's
actually accomplishing what I had hoped (maybe it really just can't be done)
The specifics are:
Creating an NPO reimbursement form where, in order for the form to be valid,
the employee needs to enter a project code into a column entitled '"Project"
The goal is to make it so that if this column is not filled in, an error
message will show up in the Grand Total or the person will be unable to
complete any more cells--sort of an enforced entry
Project column is column J
Grand ...Changes to Outlook Beta
Does anyone know if Microsoft plans on making the following changes to
its new version of Outlook?
* Easier syncronization with more than one computer without the need
for a Microsoft Exchange server (i.e. with a laptop on the same home
* Easier archiving and deleted/saved message handling?
We won't know until the beta comes in a few weeks. Anyone who knows now is
under NDA and won't say... plus I wouldn't necessarily trust their
definition of "easier".... I want to see it in action so I know exactly what
it does. :)
Diane Poremsky [MVP - Ou...How do you limit the total allowed for a group of cells?
I am trying to limit the number of hours that my employees can log. How do I
prevent the total of 3 cells from exceeding 80 hours. I tried to limit it
through the validation menu, but I have been unable to figure it out. (By the
way, they can log in decimals, not just whole numbers).
Microsoft Excel MVP
"abby" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>I am trying to limit the number of hours that my emp...Translucent Fonts
Working with Word 2007. Have a reason for the use of transparent fonts if
such a thing exists. What can be done to make existing fonts transparent?.
If third party software is required is there a microsoft compatible and
'approved' list. Guidance sought.
> Working with Word 2007. Have a reason for the use of transparent fonts if
> such a thing exists. What can be done to make existing fonts transparent?.
> If third party software is required is there a microsoft compatible and
> 'approved' list. Guidance sought....publisher 2002: fonts print as squares
I have tried the suggestion of reinstalling adobe type
manager, removing some font files as microsoft website
suggests and still no luck. any suggestions?
Hi PAUL (firstname.lastname@example.org),
in the newsgroups
|| I have tried the suggestion of reinstalling adobe type
|| manager, removing some font files as microsoft website
|| suggests and still no luck. any suggestions?
Microsoft Office Publisher 2003 and older are critical about printer
drivers. Usually upgrading (or downgrading in some cases) will fix
the problems you are encountering.
If you have not already done so, you wou...How do I print a font list using font name in the fonts?
I want to print a list of all of the fonts that I have using that particular
Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
"Rich641" <Rich641@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I want to print a list of all of the fonts that I have using that
...Exch 5.5 SP4 and IMS Port Change
How do I change the outbound port number for which the IMS communicates? I
have an outbound gateway that I want to configure to communicate on a
different port other than 25. I have looked all over and all I find is how
to change the inbound port for IMS.
Thanks. I found this too...but the MS Q article states that it only applies
for inbound port, not outbound. I need IMS to connect to another SMTP
server on a different port.
"Chad P." <ChadP@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
&g...Track Changes Colour 03-26-10
In Excel 2003, how can I change the colour that track changes displays in?
At the moment changes are showing up in Navy which is not easily identifiable
...Color changes when I publish to PDF
I have prepared an A0 sized poster in MS Publisher but when I go to Publish
it to PDF all the Blue and Red Text boxes change to black. Is there anything
I can do to prevent this? I am using MS Publisher 2007
Are you using the Microsoft add-in? Try a different converter, see if that
solves your problem. There are many free converters around. www.primopdf.com
is mentioned here often.
"Robbo" <Robbo@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
&...Font colour not printed
When I change the font colour of text in a cell, the colour is not printed
(comes out black). Solid lines (cell borders) can be coloured and printed.
What's that all about?
...Password Change Utility
We have tried to enable the password change utility through Outlook web
access, but when we click on password change button, a new screen comes with
blank page and an error message.
"The page cannot be displayed.
The page you are looking for is currently unavailable. The Web site might be
experiencing technical difficulties, or you may need to adjust your browser
You need to install the Certificate and Enable the SSL..
"Asif" <email@example.com> wrote in message
news:5C39EB27-439D-4926-9AD2-67374B1188AD@micro...Need "Bold Fonts" on some folders in the "All Mail Folders".
In the "ALL Mail Folders" above the Navigation Pane I would like to make the
Folder Names to be BOLD and hane the sub-folders normal. I have several
Folders that I keep expanded and having the Main Folders in Bold Fonts would
help the folder I am looking for "Jump Out".
Can anyone Help?
Nope, Outlook doesn't support that.
> In the "ALL Mail Folders" above the Navigation Pane I would like to make the
> Folder Names to be BOLD and hane the sub-folders normal. I have several
> Folders that I keep expanded and having the ...How do I change the color of the font shadow in Publisher2003
I want to put a mail merge field in a publisher document and highlight it
with a shadow colour other than grey.
Chris <Chris@discussions.microsoft.com> was very recently heard to
> I want to put a mail merge field in a publisher document and
> highlight it with a shadow colour other than grey.
Create a second text box with the merge field in, displace it slightly, send
it behind the first text box and change the font colour.
Ed Bennett - MVP Microsoft Publisher
...coloured cells #2
I have a user that created a spreadsheet that is
highlighted by colours in different cells. On his home
computer he can see the colours but at work the
spreadsheet becomes pure black and white. If he prints
the spreadsheet at work, it is in colour. He used to see
the colours on the screen at work also. He is using
Excel 2002. Any ideas?
Look if he has set this
Click Start, click Control Panel, and then click Accessibility Options.
Click the Display tab, and then click to clear the Use High Contrast check
Click OK to close the Accessibility Options dialog box.
...Font problem with metafile
I have the following code to draw vertical text to a DC.
lf.lfEscapement = 900;
lf.lfOrientation = 900;
CFont* pOldFont = pDC->SelectObject(&font);
it draws correctly on the screen but not to a metafile.
When I insert the metafile to Word the text is not
vertical. But on the save machine when I insert it to
Excel the text is vertical.
What could be the problem. Can anybody help me.
If the metafile looks like expected in Excel, but not in Word, I would
normally say that this seems to...Changing column widths and decimal accurancy
Hi - I have 2 Q's for anyone happy to help...
1. Is it possible to change the column widths in some windows? I
specifically would like to change the default width in the discount screens
(Settings --> Product Catalog --> Discount Lists --> Discounts) so that
"Begin Quantity", "End Quantity" and "Percentage" are all displayed on screen
with a much small colum width.
2. How can I cange the default decimal accuracy in the smae discount
screens from 5 decimal places to just 1 ?
...tasks to cell phone
How can I use exchange to send tasks to cell phone. I want to do when
this phone is away from the office. This is PDA phone.
On 14 Dec 2005 11:38:11 -0800, "Filip - beginner"
>How can I use exchange to send tasks to cell phone. I want to do when
>this phone is away from the office. This is PDA phone.
If you're using a Smartphone you can sync tasks already with
"Mark Arnold [MVP]" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>On 14 Dec 2005 11:38:11 -0800, "Filip - beginner"
><fwitkowski@gmail...sorting error on non-merged cells
Excel 2002, WinXp Home
My spreadsheet has columns for Number, Date, Text, etc.
When I select a column to sort, Excel expands the
selection to include all cells (as it should). When I try
to sort I get the error message about merged cells having
to be the same size. I looked at KB291063 but that
doesn't help. The cels are NOT merged so why do they have
to be the same size? What size is the error refering to
(# of characters, absolute value, ?)? How do I un-merge
non-merged cells so I can sort?
Firstly I would never rely on Excel to expand a selection to include the data I
wa...Formatting text in a cell
Is there a way to key text in one cell that is multiple lines? We would like
to be able to insert new lines where we want them.
Thanks for the help!!
Use the Formula Bar:
1. click in the formula bar
2. in the formula bar, move the cursor to the desired point of insertion
3. touch ALT-ENTER
4. enter the new line.
Gary''s Student - gsnu200855
> Is there a way to key text in one cell that is multiple lines? We would like
> to be able to insert new lines where we want them.
> Thanks for the help!!