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".
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news:%23YFL5Ks%23F...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
>...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...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...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?
...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
...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...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...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...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...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...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.
http://haacked.com/ar..."Computer Locked" dialog does not show up
I have windows XP Pro (version 2002) SP3.
When I lock my computer, I do not see the "Computer Locked . . . " dialog.
Instead, I only see the "Unlock Computer" dialog immediately upon locking.
I am concerned about not pressing Ctrl+Atl+Del before entering my password
Is there a setting that I can change (I have extensive knowledge of windows
registry and system tools, but I have not been able to find an option to
"Show only unlock screen".
...locks and more locks
Hello. This is about a SQL Server 2005 back end and Access 2007 front end.
There is a front end on each user's machine. This has to do with the locking
(or blocking as some call it) issue. Connections from the front end remain
open once the user opens the front end until the front end closes, if the
user closes the front end at all and not everyone closes the front end when
done. There can be approximately 100 (+/-) people using the front end during
the day. Some may actually be transmitting data (transactions) and some may
not. But my thought is if the connection is a...Keyboard locked
My keyboard seems to be locked and I can't type anthing. I have a Dell
Inspiron 1501(three yrs old). I pressed the fn key with the number lock key
and that didn't work. Can someone please help. Thx
Try replacing the keyboard and/or rebooting your computer.
"dolores01" <u59578@uwe> wrote in message news:a6fd3466ee816@uwe...
> Hello all
> My keyboard seems to be locked and I can't type anthing. I have a Dell
> Inspiron 1501(three yrs old). I pressed the fn key with the number lock
> and that didn't work. Can...Determine which mail is locking queue
Came in to work yesterday and exchange was not delivering mail... bummer. I
determined the queue was all backed up. Message tracking showed (*from
memory) that the messages were being submitted to the advanced queue but
would continue no further.
I the reboot the server, stop the smtp server when it's back up move and
then move all messages in the queue folder to a new folder and start the smtp
server. All is well. I stop smtp server, place some of the messages I moved
back into the queue folder and start the server again. So on and so forth
until messages stop being delivered aga...Template locked
We have a customised normal template on a network which is accessed by a
number of users. Only I can modify the template. We have recently upgraded
to Word 2007. The template is working well save that at the moment we are
unable to delete or rename the template as it is saying that the document is
locked by another user. All users were logged out at the time. Please help.
The normal template is NOT intended to be shared. You should put whatever
cutomizations you require into either an add-in (a template that is stored
in each users Word Startup Folder or into a template tha...How to lock vertical positon of linked excel charts
I link charts from excel into powerpoint. The total number of rows will
periodically decrease/increase. The original linked chart is the max size.
It can only decrease from there and maybe increase back to the original size
as the data changes. All of my charts have a vertical position of 1.5 so
they don't "jump" around to the viewer. How can I lock the vertical position
when the data changes so I don't have to manually reset the slides? My
automated slide deck is approx 124 slides, approx 50% are linked charts.
Manually checking and fixing is not a good ...Cursor Anchor Lock
I have had this happen to me in Excel over the years. I am sure it has
to do with a memory issue but I am curious if it has happened to anyone
else. The helpless desk where I work is clueless, I know 10X more
about excel than anyone in the IT dept.
Sometimes, for no apparent reason, my cursor will anchor onto a cell.
I can still move the cursor but it stays in select mode, i.e. if I drag
the mouse it is as if I was holding down the left click button,
selecting cells as I move the mouse. No matter what I do I can't get
the excel to deselect the cell and I have to control/alt/del to kil...Scrolling Locks Workstation
We are running Great Plains 7.0 and several users are
reporting the following problem. Often when using the
mouse wheel to scroll in Great Plains (e.g. using the
lookup and scrolling through the list), Great Plains
freezez on them. The hourglass appears, and then Not
Responding appears on the titlebar. Our only option is to
crash Great Plains, log-out the user, and then have them
log back in and try again.
I found knowledgebase article 856026 which sort-of
explains how to resolve a similar issue, but it is for
Windows 95 or NT. Our users are on Windows 2000 or XP.
Has anyone els...How to Lock VBProject Programmatically without SendKeys (Note:- I don't want to Unlock or crack the VBProject. Just want to Lock it Programmatically)
Hi all, I got macro in which I can Lock VBProject with SendKeys. But
problem with SendKeys that they not work on every User's Computer and
Users can see all the hard work which I put to create my macros. I
tried to search for the sultion but I came across with the comments
that its not available because of the security issues. Well i want to
say that i don't want to Unlock or Cract the VBProject. I just want
to Lock it Programmatically. If there is no sultion then its my
message to Microsoft that they should at least put this function also
that you can secure your Macros o...Help Locking Worksheet
I inherited a workbook that has several sheets, have gone thru and mad
changes and now when I lock it I cannot go from the last table cell o
the first row to the second row. Tabbing will just continue you out o
the same row. I want to be on cell BD3, hit tab and go to C5.
Does the fact that I have the to & leftmost cells frozen have anythin
to do with this? How can I fix it
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> I have luck as you do :) A Chief Exec machine with this very issue....locking data #3
I have 2 column of info. My first column has 100 different items and my
second column has numbers 1 through 100 in sequence. I want to concatenate
the 2 columns and not have the second column of numbers show in the
concatenated column. I formatted the second column's numbers to be white, to
match the cells white backgroung. When I concatenate the columns the
resulting column has the numbers in black again, I need for them to stay white
Thank you in advance
Excel doesn't support that kind of formatting with formulas.
If you converted to values, you could format eac...Access 2003 OLE communication error
MS Access is totally broken on my machine, whenever I attempt to open an
existing database or just open the bare program I always get the error
"A problem occurred while MS Office Access was communicating with the OLE
server or ActiveX control"
It is impossible to regain control of Access, whenever we close the message
box, it just immediately reopens again, and we cannot do anything at all in
including closing down the program. We have to kill it in Task manager.
We have tried repairing Office, we have totally uninstalled Office and
reinstalled it, we hav...