SCR v.s. Documents.OpenEx()
1. Reading MSVisio SDK it is a sample how to open e Visio document. Method
Results : I open it sucessfully the stencil file but not the document. (It
doesn't show up)
2. Reading the article "Programming with MS Office Visio 2003 ActiveX
control" it recommands to use axDrawing.SCR property to load a document.
Here it works fine for doucments but not for stencil files.
Thanks in advanced for any tip.
More confusing is that it seems that no one knows how these things are
supposed to work. For every question I post the luckest case I g...Added text to equations
I have a need to add text to a formula that references another cell.
Say on one worksheet, I have a column of text from January to December
Also, I have worksheets named from January to December. I hav
multiple cell references for each worksheet, but they are always th
same cell for each worksheet, i.e. January!A1, February!A1, etc.
How can I reference these cells without typing in the January! part (o
selecting them from each sheet). Ideally, I would like to be able t
point to a cell and effectively say add a cell reference to it and hav
it return the value of that cell
----------...Combo box list selection based on earlier selection by user
I have a form that has a combo box 1 (Product) that reads a the Product
table and has a unique id attached to each product (RO#). There is a second
combo box 2 that is RO#. Now what I would like to do is when a user selects a
Product in combo box 1, the system should lookup the Product selected from
combo box 1 and upload the corresponding RO# in the combo box 2 list. Now I
am using both combo boxes as Unbound and in the combo box 2 I have the two
columns Product and RO# - in the Criteria row of RO# I have the following:
Like IIf([Forms]![xa_f_lookup]![RO#]=" ",[Forms]![x...Run report on multi selected records.
I try to make a report for a custom entity that works like the Account
Summary: let's say that it's Customer's Inquiry Summary for entity Customer's
I made the report so that I'm able to run the report on Customer's Inquiry
But when I select multi records in the list of Customer's Inquiry and run
report, only one record is show in one page of the the report.
I would like to have the selected records appear in the report with each
record on each page.
How can I do this?
...Check boxes to text 05-10-10
Is there any way to take information from check boxes that were selected and
turn it in to text? I want to have multiple checkboxes to select, and add
those selected values to the destription line.
ex. checkboxes: red, blue, green
Once you have selected, it would add to the header: "Order for lables: red,
It is not clear what you are trying to do. A check box is simply that - a
box which can be checked. If you want to insert some text based upon whether
a check box in a protected form is checked, then see
<>...Fast way to search many cells by column for text strings
Am looking for quick way to search for and list, a specified, given text
string in all cells in a column, e.g. look for text string " E/G "
Assume the target col is col A, data from row2
Put in B2: =ISNUMBER(FIND("E/G",A2))
Put in C2: =ISNUMBER(SEARCH("E/G",A2))
(FIND is case sensitive, SEARCH is not case sensitive)
Select B2:C2 and fill down
Put a label into B1:C1, then do an autofilter in B1 (or in C1) to filter out
the rows with: TRUE, depending on whether search is to be case sensitive or
GMT+8, 1� 22' N 103� 45' E
xd...Can't select objects in Excel 2007
I'm trying to create a form in Excel 2007, and although I can manipulate,
copy & paste controls (check boxes, etc)
I can't select multiple objects to align them, etc.
I've checked on-line help (and have followed the instructions), and other
websites, but no one seems to have indicated a problem.
It is extremely cumbersome and I need a solution. Any ideas?
Thanks in advance,
I know this is about a year too late, but it may help others who have stumbled across this page looking for similar help.
On the Home tab, in the Editing group, click Find & Select....Lot Selection not Showing when I select PO on Receiving Entry
Usually, the Lot selection screen would pop up when I select a PO at the Line
Detail of the Receivings Entry, now it does not! And GP will let items post
without a lot number! It seems as if a setting has changed. Any ideas
Any help is appreciated.
Are you sure the item is marked to track lots? This wiould be set item by
item on the Item Maintenance Options window.
Richard L. Whaley
Author / Consultant / MVP 2006-2008
Documentation for Software Users
Get our Free Tips and Tricks Newsletter and check out our books at
&q...Select contact then hangs
Hi, please help. I have a user that when she selects a
contact using To: in a new email, after selecting 2, it
closes outlook??. Spec is W2kSP4\office2k with all
windows updates and office updates installed. Profile has
been deleted and re-created, plus i have set up personal
folders and moved contacts into there, and set that
folder as a default, but makes no difference.
...Nudging Text Boxes in a Chart
Has anyone found a way to "nudge" data labels in a PPT chart? I know I can
move them by clicking and dragging but when I try to use the arrow keys (as I
do for objects) the cursor tabs to other areas in the chart. And when
clicking and dragging the labels they seem to snap to a grid and I have very
limited control over them.
Thanks for any insights!!
No one has to "find a way", there are already several standard ways to
accomplish that. :o)
Turn off the "Snap Objects to Grid" (in 2003 View, Grid and Guides) or in
that same loca...Selecting rows from various sheets
I have several sheets with a few columns in each. One colum
in each sheet has a unique value. Most of these unique values are th
same in each sheet but not all. Is there any way that I can set up
new sheet that will have the unique value in column 1 and th
corresponding column values frommeach sheet beside it. For example
aa 1 1 1
bb 2 2 2
cc 3 3 3
aa 4 4
cc 5 5
aa 1 1 1 4 4
bb 2 2 2
cc 3 3 3 5 5
shav's Profile: http...numbering text boxes?
Is there a way to number text boxes in a document? I'm trying to create
coupons that I can number, putting 3 to a page, so I'd need to number the
text boxes rather than the pages.
Mail merge... Setup a data base list with numbers.
Lots of help here
Mary Sauer MSFT MVP
"Lisa" <Lisa@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> Is there a way to nu...Issue Copying Merged Cell Text
Does anyone know why copying text from a merged cell into another application (ie: the password field of a web site) copies additional blank characters. Is there a way to copy only the actual contents of the merged cell?
You can save time when working with merged cells:
1. Get angry first.
2. Don't use them.
The second is the option that most folks have come to use. Merged cells
cause some problems, and often down the road when you don't suspect they're
mvpearl omitthisword at verizon period net
I have a column of names. On any cell that ENDS with a
space followed by a single character (regardless of what
it is)I want to remove the space and character.
Ex: Williams, Henry B would change to
=if(mid(A1,len(A1)-1=" "), left(A1,len(A1)-2),A1)
Message posted from http://www.ExcelForum.com
Assuming your data in Col A, in cell B1 put the following formula and copy down
Then copy the data in Col B, paste special as values over A and delete Col B
Ken...select text in Calendar
I'm working on a calendar in Publisher. I'm adding text into a cell by
spacing down 1 point, then typing in 8 points. Doing fine until April. At
that time, I can only select cells (whole days). It will not let me select
the text. Help is no help. Any hints out there. Did I accidentally select
something to do this?
Have you added a picture to the cell or a shape? If you have send it to the
back, make the cell no fill and try again.
Mary Sauer MSFT MVP
"GoBonnieGo" <GoB...macro to filter data based on selected data
Hi, I am looking for a macro that requests input of a reference code and then
a date and then filters the data in my spreadsheet based on this criteria. I
am using excel 2007. Any help with this will be greatly appreciated.
You can probably record a macro while doing it manually and then clean it up
and add input boxes to ask the question or input your variable in a cell and
use that. If all else fails,
If desired, send your file to my address below. I will only look if:
1. You send a copy of this message on an inserted sheet
2. You give me the newsgroup and the ...Outlook displaying HTML weirdly and attachments as plain text?? Help.
All of a sudden my SBS 2003 box is passing me emails from people who are
sending me email in HTML format but I see it like this:
This is a multi-part message in MIME format.
Attachments appear like this:
name="ACCORD 2007-8....My Documents lockup?
I'm having the strangest problem with my program... I'm using an MFC
File Dialog, and if I ever go to the "My Documents" link on the
drop-down, my program locks up. I have no problem accessing any other
link, Desktop works fine, My Network Places works fine... also, I can
navigate to the directory that "My Documents" should be pointing to
without difficulty. Can anyone tell me what the problem could be?
Does it happen with other applications as well? Open some office
applicaiton or whatever and try to do the same. I bet you see the same
behavior. This r...Link select with a blast
I have Win 7 Home Premium, x64. Quite often, when I select a link, a mouse
pointer changes to a palm with a blast. I understand, the palm is the
standard mouse pointer for link select, but what is the blast? What it
Fort Myers, Florida
I suspect that this is being caused by a tracking program.
Run something like Ad-Aware and see if it indicates a tracking company.
If so, you can delete it, however, it might prevent you from accessing that
"Ilya Zeldes" wrote in message
news:7A6FF9B1-5512-44...Select Case in a Change Event
I am trying to use a worksheet Change Event to trap changes to specific
columns. depending on which column is chnaged by the user, the value in
another ciolumn will be altered; so, changes in either column O or P will
update column Q, changes in either column T or U will update column V and
changes in column Z or AA will update column AB.
What I can't figure out is the Select Case bit (where I've got the shouted
question below). Here's what I've put together, any comments would be much
Private Sub Worksheet_Change(ByVal Target As Range)
...Why won't my text shadows show up when I print?
I'm using PPT 2007 and I have placed a drop shadow on some of my text. I can
see it in the PPT file and when I view in slide show mode, but when I print
to my printer or Acrobat to make a PDF, the shadows don't show up? Any ideas
on why this is happening?
Go to Office Button | PPT Options and check the option for High Quality
Echo [MS PPT MVP] http://www.echosvoice.com
What's new in PPT 2010? http://www.echosvoice.com/2010.htm
Fixing PowerPoint Annoyances http://tinyurl.com/36grcd
PowerPoint 2007 Complete Makeover Kit http://tinyurl.com/32a7nx
...how to i creat page with text "this page is intended to be blank"
I want to make the page with taxe " this page is intended to be blank" but
when I print this page, i want it blank, pls help me and,
I have an document with some section, i want some section with setting
difference odd and even page in page settup, but it not work, how to do
Suzanne S. Barnhill
Microsoft MVP (Word)
Words into Type
Fairhope, Alabama USA
"Mal" <Mal@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:F2FFE0A4-7805-43A6-B458-5161DBBF0ABF@microsoft.com....Select Records based another table...
This may be very elementary, but i can't wrap my brain around it. I have
tried to dummy it down as much as i can for myself, with plans of adapting it
into something working. I have three tables that look like the following:
ProdID A B C
1 $1 $2 $3
2 $4 $5 $6
3 $7 $8 $9
[tbl1 ProdID] ------ [tbl2 ProdID]
[tbl2 RmNum] ...Multi-Select List Box Does Not Retain Selected Items
I created an Outlook Form in 2003. But when I select
items in the list box they do not remain select when I
select another control on the form.
Did you bind the list box to a keywords field?
Sue Mosher, Outlook MVP
Microsoft Outlook Programming - Jumpstart for
Administrators, Power Users, and Developers
"kaykay" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I created an Outlook Form in 2003. But when I select
> items i...Compare text in 2 different files
I am using Excel 2003 and have two files containing mailing information. I
need to check and see which companies are on both lists. I can't use a
VLOOKUP formula because some of the company names are slightly different.
e.g. One may have a LLC or Inc. at the end and the other doesn't. Is there a
formula I can use to compare the first 4 or 5 letters in the company name
between the two files? Thanks! Paige
Assume you're 2 lists are in A1:A10 and B1:B10 (change to fit your data).
Also change the 4 in the LEFT() function to be the number of characters you
want to com...