This might be more of a GDI question, but since I'm in MFC, I'll ask:
Would BitBlt-ing to the screen repeatedly tend to lock up a program, after
alt+tabbing to another application? If so, why? This seems to be happening
to me, and I want to get to the bottom of the problem. What I have is
either a fade loop or a screen-size redraw, both based on a timer and
bitblt. Quite often, after I leave the program to go to another app, I
cannot return and must "end task".
"Steve Russell" <email@example.com> wrote in message
news:%23YFL5Ks%23F...Desktop Alert Locks Computer
I am seeing a little quirk on some of my desktops. It only happens
occasionally, but it happens to different models of PC. Not all the
time, but once in awhile, I have users that complain of their PC
freezing. The only remedy is to do a hard reboot. I have noticed in
these instances, that the desktop mail alert ( the preview that pops
up by the system clock when you get a new mail) is showing when it
froze. If I go into Outlook and turn off the desktop alert, then the
PC freezing stops. So, I know that the Desktop Alert is the cause of
the problem. Has anyone else ever seen this? Th...Lock formula to cell
I want a formula to lock to a cell so that when I add or delete a column the
formula will always remain with say column H
I know if the sheet is Password protected this will prevent this happening
but that is no use when I have to unprotect the sheet to delete a column.
Anyone got thoughts on this?
without using VBA you can't achieve this
> I want a formula to lock to a cell so that when I add or delete a
> column the formula will always remain with say column H
> I know if the sheet is Password protected this will prevent this
>...Contents automatically entered into another cell
working on an estimate and trying to figure out a way to take the results of
one cell and have its contents be automatically entered into another cell.
I have a subtotal line item for a particular category, I am wanting to
create a cover page showing the various catergories but not all of the
breakdown. (It is simple to keep track of right now, but as the estimate
gets more involved, changes become harder to remember).
I'm trying to create a reference to the cover page that will reflect the
sub-total line item from the detailed breakdown. So, if $3.23 is shown in
the deatailed br...Can custom headers be linked to a cell in the worksheet?
This was a feature in 123 where header or footer information could be
retrieved from a cell in the worksheet. Is there anything similar in Excel?
You could use a macro...
For instance, this code goes behind the ThisWorkbook module:
Private Sub Workbook_BeforePrint(Cancel As Boolean)
.PageSetup.LeftHeader = .Range("a1").Text
> This was a feature in 123 where header or footer information could be
> retrieved from a cell in the worksheet. Is there anything similar...Keeping text within the cell
Hi all, Mr. Newbie here,
How does one format the cell so that when text is entered it does not
flow across the worksheet or resize the cell? I would prefer to keep
the cell the same size and not have the text run into the next column
and then just mouse over the cell to read what is in that cell.
Is this possible?
Make an entry in the cell to the right (even a space).
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
Tim Foster <email@example.com> wrote:
> Hi all, Mr. Newbie here,
> How does one format the cell so that when text is entered i...Locked out of database
Not sure what happened but get a message saying "database has been converted
from a prior version of Access by using DAO compactdatabase and is now in a
partially converted state."
It says I should be able to import tables into a new data base but when I
try this it just gives the same message about converting and the data base
just doesn't open.
Please help because lots at stake, have to do a report based on these tables
so am waiting with anticipation!!!x
Usually this means you are opening an earlier version of Access in a new
version. Make a copy of the data...locked excel File ??
I am working with my colleges with one Excel file in a shared file system.
Sometime - when I open the file, there is the message "locked from College"
- but he is definetly out of office and shut down his PC.
We are using Excel 2003 + Excel 2007.
What can I do??
THnks for help
...how may I copy color of a other cell
I need a function that copy also the full format/color/size of a cell
A1 = USD 12'500.00 (monetary size, 12 fat, blue bottom)
A2 = mon 12.03.2004 (dates, 10 not fat, white bottom)
If in A3 I type: =" A1 " I would like a blue bottom, 12 fat, etc. and
If I type =" A2 " a white bottom, 10 not fat, etc....
Is it possible?
Thank you for any help.
Maybe you can use the Format Painter. Select the cell that has the
formatting you wish to copy, and click the Format Painter. It's a
paintbrush on a button on the Standard toolbar. Now click the c...Outllook2007 to open my Outlook2002 Win7 says files locked.
I'm following 2002 to 2007 instructions step by step. When I point Outlook
..pst file, I get access restriction messages.
How do I make sure these files can be accessed by Outlook 2007?
Which exact steps are these?
From your Outlook 2002 machine, copy the pst-file to your Outlook 2007
machine and place it in a convenient location such as My Documents\Outlook\
In Outlook 2007 you can then reconnect to the pst-file via;
File-> Open-> Outlook Data File...
For details see;
Robert Sparnaai...get an average of 3 cells, if they all have numbers, in excel.
In excel I need to average 3 cells, only if they all contain a number.
and if they don't contain a number, don't display an error.
"rudyjudy" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> In excel I need to average 3 cells, only if they all contain a number.
> and if they don't contain a number, don't display an error.
=IF(COUNT(A1,B2,C3)=3, AVERAGE(A1,B2,C3), "")
Unfortunately, you will not see this response unless you use a different NG
interface, e.g. Google Groups or a newsreader that access the MSnews server,
msnews.microsof...excel locks up after selecting a cell #2
excel locks up after selecting a cell. When ever, I select a Cell, that will
automatically selects all the cell and this freezes the entire computer.
Can any body who would help me resolve this issue?
I want to merge two cells into one and then, eliminate the 2d cell, e.g.,
Cell A Cell B
CELL A now becomes
I know about =Ax&", "&Bx [where x is the row number]; however, I do NOT want to keep
column 2 after I complete the merger. However, if after I merge, and obtain the result I want, I
don't know how to retain the result after I delete Column B. So, "adding" effectively adding the
two columns together doesn't cut it.
just select the merged data, Copy ...Can I link *.jpg files to Excel cells?
I would like to connect pictures to cells on a spreadsheet. Ideally, I'd
like to connect more than one to a cell. Or to its row. That would work OK
Can I do it?
You can hyperlink a cell to an image stored elsewhere or to an image stored
within the workbook.
How you do it depends upon the purpose of the linking and the ultimate results
you are looking for.
Gord Dibben MS Excel MVP
On Fri, 25 Jun 2010 17:26:13 -0400, "LAS" <FakeMail@Hotmail.com> wrote:
>I would like to connect pictures to cells on a spreadsheet. Ideally, I'd
>lik...Lock autoshape to fixed position
Does anybody know if it is possible to keep an autoshape to a fixed
I have a worksheet that has two panes, one is frozen i.e. a fixed header and
scrollable rows. On the bottom of the page I want to put a button bar made
of shape buttons. The problem is that when I scroll, the buttons scroll too!
It would be nices if I can keep them in position. I know that is is possible
to add a second window, but that does not look so well...
Multiple fixed panes would be a great option!
Change the alignment option to be absolute. Picture properties > Layout tab
> Advan...Money "lock-out" solution-thanks Kurt
Thanks for the idea. It worked. I unistalled money 2002
and the reinstalled using custom mode...up and running
again! Thank -you
What happens to all your data when you do that? Do you
still have your data? I tried reinstalling, but no luck.
I hate to uninstall, since I would lose all the data,
right? Would appreciate info. Thanks,
>Thanks for the idea. It worked. I unistalled money
>and the reinstalled using custom mode...up and running
>again! Thank -you
Your data is in a file *.mny. This is ind...Enter Male / Female only into cell.
It's me again,
You are all so efficient with your answers, I thought I would tak
advantage of you...
How can I ensure that only the words "Male/male/Female/female" ar
entered into a "gender" cell?
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Use a validation list.
DarrenPWS < wrote:
> It's me again,
> You are all so efficient with your answers, I thought I would take
> advantage of you...
> How can I ensure that only the words "Male/male/Female/female" are
> entered into a "gender" cel...Form locking up
I've completed my own Linked Table Manager wizard, so that the connections I
create to SQL Server and Oracle database on my network don't require a DSN
(DSN-less connections). This wizard exists in its own mda file, which I have
added as a reference in several of my databases.
In my test database, this wizard runs great. I've got a command button that
calls a function (fnRefreshLinks) that exists in the wizard. It opens a
form, refreshes a list of the linked tables, tests the link, and provides me
with some options.
When I run this same function from another database, it...Why Am I getting a blank in the result cell?
Can someone assist me with what I'm doing wrong with the formula below?
It keeps returning a blank in the resulting cell. I am trying to
calculate the weighted avg. of production scores for an employee based
on hours worked per month. columns B,D,F,H,J, and L are the hours while
C,E,G,I,K, and M are the prod scores. Manual calculation should result
in a 90.9% weighted averge.
B C D E F G H I J K
L M wgtd. Avg.
129 117 - - 29 75 19 32 - - 50
=IF(ISERROR(SUMPRODUCT((B13...Where am I being locked out?!
This is an unusual problem and I'm hoping someone will have come across
something similar before.
Before I start I should state that I've hardly used Windows Server or Active
Directory, so go easy on me if this is something obvious!
I am having my account locked out on a daily basis. I know that this isn't
to do with my machine as it happens even if I get my account unlocked and
wait a day without turning my machine on I still can't log on the day after.
I'm pretty sure it's a piece of software that I've installed somewhere that
keeps trying to con...Copying Cells #3
How do I copy a row into a column?
Copy the cells (with Edit|Copy or Ctrl+C), select the destination cell and
click Edit|Paste Special . . and select the Transpose check box.
"Medusa" <Medusa@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> How do I copy a row into a column?
...Blue triangle in top left corner of cell?
What is the significance of the little blue triangle in the top left corner
of an Excel 2007 cell?
Isn't it green?
Then it might be the error warning symbol. If you select the cell, you'll get an exclamation mark and a drop down telling you what
the "error" is (like referring to currently empty cells)
Microsoft MVP - Excel
"Bill (St. Jude)" <BillStJude@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
| What is the significance of the little blue triangle in the top left c...Why not use this as a lock object in lock
According to the docs it says that lock (this) is a problem if the instance
can be accessed publicly.
Can somebody explain what can happen if I have a lock section and use this
as the lock object like this.
On 2010-06-20 17:09, Tony Johansson wrote:
> According to the docs it says that lock (this) is a problem if the instance
> can be accessed publicly.
> Can somebody explain what can happen if I have a lock section and use this
> as the lock object like this.
In Publiser 2007 it was possible to have dashed or dotted lines as cell
borders. This was acheived by using a patern for the line colour, e.g. a
pattern of vertical lines would give a dotted horizontal cell border.
In Publisher 2010 the option to have a pattern for the line colour on a cell
border is no longer there.
Can anyone suggest a way to acheive dotted cell borders?
Microsoft - is there a reason this functionality was removed, can we have it
back please? Otherwise nice work, I'm hearing good feedback from the people
You ca...adding to the drop down for "Format cells that contain a date occuring"
In conditional Formatting,Highlight Cells Rules,A Date Occurring.
Is it possible to expand the drop down list to include "this year"? The
list currently consists of:
In the last 7 days
You'd have to use:
Conditional Formatting>Manage rules>New rule>Use a formula to determine
which cells to format
Then use a formula like this:
Microsoft Excel MVP
"Stace Cameron" <email@example.com> wrote in message