Windows XP: Open file in read-only: Word, Excel, Visio
I'm often sharing files on a network drive with someone. Often, one
of us knows that we don't need to open a file for modification, and we
only need read-access. Is there a way to open a file in read-only
mode so that when someone does need to open it for modification, the
read-only user is not blocking that?
If there is not a way to do this native to Windows XP, is there a way
to do it from the three applications that we use most, namely Word,
Excel, Visio? All are 2003 versions.
I used to save files like this in "read only recommended" mode.
File|SaveAs|Tools|Ge...Inserting a PDF into a Publisher document
I have a PDF that I would like to insert into a booklet I am making in
Publisher. Is that possible? I just want it to take up one of my pages
within the booklet. If I copy and paste it only leaves a blank square. Help!
Try inserting it as an Object.
Microsoft MVP - FrontPage
"Kelly Edwards" <KellyEdwards@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
|I have a PDF that I would like to insert into a booklet I am making in
| Publisher. Is that possible? I just want it to take up one of my ...problem with BOLD. ITALIC...using Word as editor
I compose a msg using Outlook. Word is the editor. I set a word in bold
ot italic. I send msg to myselg, reading in Outlook. The bold or italic
is gone. What to do?
Are you sending the message as text only? If so all formatting will
disappear. If you want to retain your formatting you'll need to send your
messages as HTML. You can check this in your Outlook options.
Martin Sketchley | www.msketchley.pwp.blueyonder.co.uk
(remove EGGBEANSANDSPAM to reply by e-mail)
...Printing WORD docs from a form
I have a button on a form and I want it to print a Word mail merge document
that contains data from the database that is linked to my application.
I'm using the following code but always get a 5922 error - Word can't
open the source... All variable names contain valid data, so that's NOT
.Visible = True
.MainDocumentType = wdFormLetters
strConnection = "DSN=MS Access Databases;" _
& "DB...HELP!! Publisher won't open
I have Publisher 2000. When I click on the icon on the desktop, the program
opens to the catalog page. When I click on 'existing files'. the program
closes down. I can open the existing file in Windows Explorer, but as soon as
I click on something, it closes down.
This is a relatively new computer running Windows XP Media Center. I have
been able to access my existing file before on this system.
Can someone please help?
Can you open Publisher in Safe Mode? Do you have a default printer enabled?
Insert your 2000 disk, select repair.
Mary Sauer MSFT MVP
http://office.micros...Not enough memory error trying to open a Word X file
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
Error message: "There is not enough memory or disk space available to complete the operation" when trying to open a Word X file in Office 2008 in Leopard or Snow Leopard on iMac that works fine in Word X despite resaving a new version. Any tips?
Not enough information to answer.
Check that OS X and Office 2008 have the latest updates applied.
Use Disk Utility to Repair Permissions.
Check the access your user ID has to the system Temporary folder (don't
worry about this if you ar...Documentation for HTML Format, Syntax for AutoSize
An Excel file can be stored as HTML. Two questions...
 Does anybody know whether the format is documented somewhere?
 Is it possible to specify an autosize for a column?
Michael G. Schneider
Movable Type Weblog http://www.movable-type-weblog.com/
...Cannot upgrade to Word 2007 from Word 2002 as word crashes when tr
We have a word add in that programatically inserts an auto text table then
adds rows to it. This works ok in Word 2002 but occasionally crashes in Word
2007 - this is not a consistent crash when we carry out the same operation it
happens in no specific sequence. The only place we are able to track it down
to is the auto text table inserting rows. Word itself is crashing.
We are using COM AddIn written in VB6.
Does anyone know of any key differences/issues between Word 2002 and Word
2007 that could cause such an error.
Or is there a better way to attach a debugger/word debugg...error in opening tif attachments
when attempting to open a tif format attachment sent to
my outlook email, it is being opened in word and the
document is no longer readable. Need help in correcting
...Word 2007 TOC Not saving settings...
When I use Word 2007 TOC, and I want to edit an existing TOC layout, etc. It
wont remember my settings.
I go to
Table of Contents
Insert Table of Contents
Then I make my chnages here, such as changing the levels of the various
styles and how they show up
Then I select OK, the TOC is created..
I then decide I don't like the changes I made, or I need to include another
So I go to
Table of Contents
Insert Table of Contents
The changes I made are no where to be seen. I have to start over from
What am I doing wrong,...Document Connection
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
It's been over three months since I first asked this question and still no response from Microsoft. I'll try again. <br><br>When I try to use Document Connection to connect to my Office Live Workspace using my Windows Live ID, Document Connection does nothing. The gear just spins and I do not receive a message of any type indicating any problem. I can use my Office Live Workspace via Safari just fine. Why doesn't Document Connection work?
Well, whatever the problem was, it was fixed wit...Encoded Word Documents
We have recently purchased a new pc with windows 7 and have installed the
Microsoft Office software however when I got to open a PDF or word document
from a webpage a file conversion pop up box comes up and asks for me to
select the encoding that makes the document readable but none of them do.
even the windows default doesn't work......
You cannot open a pdf in Word. You need Adobe Reader.
What you're downloading from a web page probably isn't a Word
On May 27, 4:25=A0pm, Newuser <Newu...@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
> We have rece...Multiple sheets printed to single page
I have a spreadsheet with 3 sheets. Each sheet is just a small table but
the column widths are specific, Each sheet is only 3.5 inches tall. I want
to print all three sheets on a single page.
How do I do this. I've been all over Excell and cant figure it out. Any
attempts to merge the sheets ends up modifieing the column widths.
Regards Ron de Bruin
"Docwatmo" <email@example.com> wrote in message news:4654a420$0$504$815e3792@...Bulk E-mail with Non-Word Attachment
I need to be able to send a bulk e-mail (not from a template) with
attachments of a number of different document types to a group of contacts
(could be from a Saved View or Marketing List). Direct E-mail, Quick
Campaigns and Mail Merge do not seem to be able to do this. Is there another
Take a look at this blog
On May 16, 11:57 pm, DStella <DSte...@discussions.microsoft.com>
> I need to be able to send a bulk e-mail (not from a tem...Word Wrap: Where is it in Word 2007?
I have Googled and Googled and cannot find any page that tells me where
Word Wrap is. For such a basic feature you'd think it would be under
On Mon, 18 Jan 2010 18:55:28 -0600, "Gary Gary" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>I have Googled and Googled and cannot find any page that tells me where
>Word Wrap is. For such a basic feature you'd think it would be under
The reason you aren't finding anything is that word wrap is automatic
in Word unless you turn it off, or possibly if something is broken.
Wha...Chart does not print properly even if shows ok in page break previ
When I have a worksheet which includes a chart that is big in size and then I
want it to print in one page then I use the fit to function in the page
property window and select either a percentage or the number of pages (i.e,
tall x wide).
Once I print or do print preview the cells are shrunk so the fit to
whatever size I requested but somehow the chart does not shrink. I looks as
if it is an independent object. This is deceiving particularly in the page
break preview which does show that my chart will fit inside my page but when
I print it does something completely different. Exce...Page Numbers #15
Is there a field for the number of pages? eg Page x of y, where y is the
total number of pages.
I have found the current page number field (#), but not the total.
Go to the Master Page, manually type of x pages after the #. Publisher doesn't
count, it will be up to you to type the number of pages.
"ZootRot" <SendMeAsMuchSpamAsPossibleBecauseILoveReceivingSpam@NoSpam.com> wrote
in message news:e4sBAF2sJHA.4876@TK2MSFTNGP05.phx.gbl...
> Publisher 2007
> Is there a field for the number of pages? eg Pag...Where are my saved word?
I open the attachment directly, it is .doc and edit it in a loong time, what
I ask is when I press save button and it show nothing so I think it succes.
And I close it!! I can't find it now, could you help me ????? Thanks!
It is gone. When editing an attachment, you /must/ save it to your HDD
first, edit it and then reattach it.
Imperial Beach, CA
"smezsc" <email@example.com> wrote in message
>I open the attachment dire...word 2002 compatibility with Windows 7
My niece is handicapped and her new computer has Office 2007 on it. She
would like me to install word 2002 on her Inspiron 546. Is this possible?
Yes, if it is licensed for another computer. If it is an OEM version, it
cannot be installed on any but the system with which it was sold.
Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
"Sharon F" <SharonF@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> My niece is handicapped and her new computer ...Word 2007--pesky black dotted line
I have this moderately thick, black, dotted line running between paragraphs
on my page. I have no idea how to get this thing to go away. Please, could
you tell me what to do to get rid of it?
Mary Sauer MVP
"John" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I have this moderately thick, black, dotted line running between paragraphs on
> my p...Can web page run an addin?
I'm interested to know if Excel can be automatically
opened via a web page having an xla extension and auto run
run its code (as it possible with an xls extension). And
likewise as an inline email (I don't mean attachment).
In XL2000 I can set my security level to Medium or High,
and check the "Trust all installed add-ins and templates".
This way I get workbook macro protection but my useful
addins can run without annoying warnings.
I'm happy to do this on the understanding that it's only
me who can control whether or not to run any addin. But do
I understan...Slow Response Opening Outlook 2000 SP3
I have Outlook 2000 on a machine here that is taking
almost 2 minutes to load when I connect on a LAN. If I
connect offline, or from a different machine it works
fine. (Other people logging into my machine don't have a
...Basic Question on Creating XML documents
I am learning XML technology. I have a question on creating an XML document
that conforms to a DTD/XSD.
While there is a function that I can call to make sure that the XML document
is valid, I would like to know how I can create it.
Do I have to understand the DTD/XSD and code my module so that the XML
document is valid? Or, are there tools available to do this? What if the data
is in SQL Server but I have to create an XML rendition of the data that
conforms to a DTD/XSD?
> I am learning XML technology. I have a question on cr...Formula to extract the last word from a cell
Anyone know of a formula that will extract the last word from a cell.
For example if cell contains the text: Best available title
How could I produce the result: "title"
(And preferably be able to fill the formula down the column to get the
last word from other cells in the column as well.)
Thanks for any suggestions.
"Dave K" <email@example.com> wrote in message
&...Excel documents not displayed when excel is opened
When I open excel and select file and open documents that I've saved are not
displayed, however if I go into my most recent documents these documents are
Why are they not being displayed in excel vs. my most recent documents?
Depending on how you opened the file and the version of excel, not every file
that you worked on appears at the bottom of the File dropdown (in the Most
Recently Used file list).
Files that are opened by doubleclicking in windows explorer under xl2k (IIRC)
won't appear. (xl2002 (I think) changed this behavior.)
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