auto number index snafu
I have a 2003 DB I've been adding to for 2 years. It's at 423 records =
I export to a PDF for simpler searching and viewing.
Using the search the other day, I went to grab DVD 186, on carousel tower=
And what came up didn't match the record.
The index was totally screwed.
I went thru all 423 records and created a numeric index by hand. The auto
number field is useless.
But I would still prefer an auto number field.
Trouble is when I create the auto number field, it's still off the actual
numbers of the records..
ie: 99-100 is actually 99-186,187, 188, 189 100-385,...Auto assign Lot Numbers in PO receiving
Has anyone made a customization to auto assign Lot numbers upon item
receipt? My client's lot number is numeric, they want the system to auto
assign this. Any ideas? Thanks!
Yes indeed, I created one for a client. You probably will not be able to
use it as-is because of some client specific functionality but
I'm sure you could use this as a stepping stone.
The key features were that it would allow for rapid lot number entry by
a. Auto-incrementing the lot number - we had Alphanumeric lot numbers so we
added a suffix and
b. copy the previous lo...Sequential ticket numbers and printing 4 to a page
i have mail merged my numbers from excel into my publisher ticket. Thanks
that worked well, now i want to print 4 tickets to an A4 page and in print
preview, i get 4 tickets all with the same number on one page. how do i get
Print preview showing all the same is a bug. Print a test page.
Mary Sauer MSFT MVP
"Neyol" <Neyol@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:90034D4C-9951-4550-9DAC...Dates in fomula showing as whole number
I have a fomula in a cell that takes the name of a person (from cell 2B),
their License number (from another cell 2C)and the Date that License Expires
(From cell 2D). The expire date in "2D" is either the word "none" or a date
that that persons license needs to be renewed.
Those instructors with "None" come out in the calculated field fine, however
the ones with dates come back as whole numbers, Example 8/6/10 shows 40396.
any help will be appreciated
You need to change the format of that cell or column, highlight the cell or
the column, right click o...Why is Excel changing the last 2 digits of a 17 digit num to 00.
When I enter a 17 digit number in a cell in Excel, the last 2 digits turn to
00 when I leave the cell. Format - Cell does not have a setting to stop this
'feature'. How do I make Excel recongize the large number?
On Thu, 28 Jul 2005 19:09:01 -0700, "Allie" <Allie@discussions.microsoft.com>
>When I enter a 17 digit number in a cell in Excel, the last 2 digits turn to
>00 when I leave the cell. Format - Cell does not have a setting to stop this
Excel Specifications and Limits:
Feature Maximu...Too many different cell formats #6
I am running into the error message:
Too many different cell formats
Is there a solution to lowering the number of formats I
am using? Just trying to change them to make some
consistent gives me the same error message.
I tried running the search on the forums on my topic but
they have been disabled for a Microsoft upgrade.
One idea -
Rob Bovey's excellent Utilities add-in will list all the formats in use in
your workbook, allowing you to manually delete what isn't being used.
You can also see the source code for ...Ordering by number and text
I use a report to print out checklists that in the detail section have item
number to delineate each checklist item. The item numbers as an example are
1-1, 1-2, 1-2a, 1-2b, or 2-1, 2-2, 2-3, 2-3a, 2-3b and so on. The report is
grouped by checklist section and the grouping works perfectly but when the
report is printed the item numbers are ordered in this order 1-1, 1-10, 1-11,
1-2, 1-3, 1-3a, 1-3b, 1-4, 1-5, 1-6, 1-7, 1-9.
Obviously I want the the order to be in proper numerical sequence where 1-10
comes after 1-9. but even replacing the '-' with a decimal point doesn't
...matching columns of numbers
In EXCEL 2000 for Windows, I have two columns of numbers. Column A has
500 numbers, Column B has 1000 numbers. I need to know which cells in
Column A have a match in Column B, and if so, what is the Cell (or row
number) in B that matches to that particular cell in A. How can I do
Thank you for your help.
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try the following:
- insert a new column between A and B (so make B the new C column)
enter the following in B1
=IF(ISNA(MATCH...Zero filling a number field
I have an auto number field that I want to zero fill to six digits but
can't figure out how. Any ideas?
You don''t say where you're trying to do this, but basically
>I have an auto number field that I want to zero fill to six digits but
>can't figure out how. Any ideas?
There's ALWAYS more than one way to skin a cat!
Answers/posts based on Access 2000/2003
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You can't do that wi...How do I change numbers to negative without re-typing?
I have a large range of data that needs to be changed to negative numbers,
Can I do this in Excel?
...Determine number of rows with data
I am using the macro below to pull some data from an external workbook.
The 2 issues I need to sort are:
1. The number of rows in the external workbook can vary. How do I amend this
code to pull all of the rows with data?
2. The number of rows in the autofill also may vary. How do I autofill only
the number of rows required? i.e the number of rows in column A that contain
'Lookup Previous Month Sales
Selection.NumberFormat = "General"
Selection.FormulaArray = _
"=S...Converting number to text
Is it possible to convert, say 1234 to one thousand two hundred and thirty
There is no direct functions to convert this. For a VBA solution check out
the below links
Jacob (MVP - Excel)
> Is it possible to convert, say 1234 to one thousand two hundred and thirty
...Sequentially number lines automatically
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
How can automatically number the lines as I enter data. <br><br>so box A1 would automatically be 1 <br>
and the next time I created an entry on another line that line would be 2, etc. <br><br>The reason is so that I can sort, delete and the numbers will remain, so I can also go back to the order than things were entered into. <br><br>Could do this manually, but a pain. <br><br>Or could possibly do this with a date and time? <br><br>Thanks Steevee
Any way that we can assign leads / opportunities / other entities to teams
rather than individuals?
All the best
Team ownership is not supported in CRM 3.0. Could you describe your
scenario, and maybe we could provide some alternatives?
Microsoft Dynamics CRM
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"Electronic Workplace" <info@electronicworkplace.LoseThisBit.com> wrote in
> Any way that we can assign leads /...IE 6/ActiveX assert in CTLNOWND.CPP line 305
I have a problem with an ActiveX inside a web page.
A random ASSERT in CTLNOWND.CPP line 305 occours during a GetDC first call.
It's seems wnd handle is still NULL (it begin valid immediatly after). If I
retard calling putting a button in html page it work.
CDC* COleControl::GetDC(LPCRECT lprcRect, DWORD dwFlags)
ASSERT((m_hWnd != NULL) || (m_bInPlaceSiteWndless && m_bInPlaceActive));
This problem occours random (more times on faster machines and in release
mode) and just on "init" time on my control.
Probably my control does this operation in ...Excel Number Format Codes
I can't figure out how to format numbers so that when you type 3220 it will look like 32.20 kinda like how you can enter numbers on an adding machine. I would greatly appreciate this number format code. Thank you.
I think you want to go Tools | Options | Edit | Fixed Decimals - 2.
That will divide all the numbers you enter by 100.
You will also have to format the row or column to display 2 decimals.
Select the cells or range, right mouse click, format cells, numbers, 2
Hope that helps.
"MBB" <MBB@discussions.microsoft.com> w...Receivings Number
When I am doing my purchase receiving at the Receivings Entry, I sometimes
encounter some problem which the Receivings Number.
For example, suppose the new receivings number should
be REC/03/000004, but this number REC/03/000005 is given
to me instead. What could be the possible cause of the
missing receivings number:REC/03/000004. (this no. is not
used by anyone).
Please advise or tell me how can I avoid.
Thanks in advance.
I believe it's when someone started to do a receivings but then deleted it.
It already increments to the next number. You can prevent deleting of
documen...Limit number of characters in a cell
Is there a way to limit the number of characters that a user can key into a
I want to get a list of names and addresses imputted by user, but I don't
want them to be more than 35 characters.
Thanks for the help
Take a look at Data|Validation.
You can have excel yell at the user when they hit enter after typing in a
Dr Senji wrote:
> Is there a way to limit the number of characters that a user can key into a
> I want to get a list of names and addresses imputted by user, but I don't
> want the...AutoFilter #6
Thanks for the help. I am using Excel XP. I have a list of
items that come from an Oracle Database. They are vehicle
numbers that begin with a 0. (028,034,039,056, etc) I
have an autofilter and want to filter out numbers >= 028
and <= 039. I always get an empty set returned to me. I
assume this is because these are text items rather than
numbers. Is there a way to accomplish this filter with
Hmmm, not really sure if this is what you mean but have
you tried puting a ' infront of the number, it denotes it
as text. (It is under the " key)
>-----Original Messag...Fill Zeros on Account Segment
Is there a way to have an account segment automatically
fill with zeros if the users tabs through the segment?
Yes, you can use a free tool called Lookup Plus from Rockton Software
"Chris" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Is there a way to have an account segment automatically
> fill with zeros if the users tabs through the segment?
I have Lookup Plus installed and as near as I can tell it doesn't fill
in zeros for you.
> Yes, you can use a free ...Counting the number of times more than 1 variable occurs
I need to determine how many Separations were processed by a particular
A | B
1 MIKE | SEPARATION
2 MIKE | LEAVE
3 SARA | SEPARATION
4 JOE | SEPARATION
5 JAMIE | LEAVE
6 MIKE | LEAVE
7 JOE | LEAVE
8 SARA | SEPARATION
The only way I can think of is the COUNTIF Funtion
This does not work though. The results return 0 with no errors when
the answer should be 1.
does anyone else know of a wa...Advanced Security #6
I am setting up security access for new users using Advanced Security. I am
using the by Menu view as my primary navigation tool. However, there are a
number of objects within the by Menu view that I am not allowed to change.
They appear with a "?" next to the description. Some of them I can locate by
navigating through the by Dictionary view. However, there are several that I
cannot locate (example: Tools --> Utilities --> Project --> Service Utilities
--> Create Routine Master). Is there a guide that crossreferences objects
between the menu and dictionary ...number of lines on a word document
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
I want to produce a long, double-spaced document with the same number of lines on each page, not one that flips to a new page if the end paragraph is too large to fit. Can anyone help?
Maintaining a constant number of lines per page is dependent on at least 2
1- Using the same font & font size throughout, &
2- Turning off Widow/Orphan control in Format> Paragraph - Line & Page
Due to the proportional spacing considerations of modern word processing --
which is more closely akin to typesetting than typewr...Counting number of words in a sentence and highlighting or commenting
I found some old code, from Helmut of Bavaria I believe, that is
supposed to find long sentences in a document:
Dim rDcm As Range ' the documents main story range
Dim oWrd As Object ' a word
Dim oSnt As Object ' a sentence
Dim oPrg As Paragraph ' a paragraph
Dim lWrd As Long ' a counter for words
Dim lSnt As Long ' a counter for sentences
Dim lPrg As Long ' a counter for paragraphs
Set rDcm = ActiveDocument.Range
For Each oPrg In rDcm.Paragraphs
lPrg = lPrg + 1
lSnt = 0
For Each oSnt I...Show zero values
When a formula returns a zero value, the zero value is not being
I have reviewed the following:
- conditional formatting
- zero values are checked (Tools/Options/View)
- stepped through my VB code (it inserts formulae based on a Worksheet
- locked and hidden values unchecked with and without protection (this
should have no effect when the sheet is unprotected)
Are there any other circumstances that result in a zero value not being
displayed? Are there any other reasons for this occurrence?
Check also normal cell formatting! there are formats that hide ...