Linking files 2 ways
I have a work book that is linked to another and vise versa.
Workbook A is where the input of data is made;
Workbook B has a link to the input from workbook A;
Workbook A retrieves the altered data back as a link.
Although this all works fine with both books open, I note that if I open
workbook A by itself, that the data it retrieves from Workbook B is not
updated . If However, both books are open, there's no problem. I thought
linked books were updated automatically if the Update remote references has
been selected?? But it appears that the second book is not updated until it
...how to convert lookup values to the "display text"
I'm using an sql code (below) which uses a few lookup fields. Unfortunately
in the datasheet view, I get the "bound values" instead of the "display
values". How can I change the properties for the these lookup fields so I
can see the "display values" from the datasheet view?
UNION ALL SELECT
UNION ALL SELECT
[Funding],[Date],[Description],[C...Changing Cells and entering data in them
Thanks for the help again.
Big thanks to Steve you've got me this far.
I went out and bought a book, but it's like reading a
I was informed today that I can't have message boxes come
I need to have the code point at the cells and if they are
blank turn which ever one is blank red or if both are then
both turn red then pause for each cell to be filled in.
Cell F14 "Last Name" then automatically go to Cell
F16 "First Name" on tab or enter.
Basically if Cell F22 or F23 has an X in it, Cells F14 an
F16 turn red and cell F14 has the focus...Excel button problem
I have a macro that copies a worksheet in the active workbook and puts it
into a new workbook - then formats it and deletes any buttons on the
On the first click on the button the macro works ok.
On the second click, it fails because the all assigned macros on all buttons
in the active workbook changed from "mba" to "book1!mba". Book 1 doesn't
exists (wasn't opened, wasn't saved, doesn't have the macros).
I've never experienced this problem before??
Can anyone help to solve this problem?
The macro to do this is c...Excel 97 #9
Please can anyone help???
I have two columns in Excel 97. The first contains a list of statu
values eg. pending, or granted or withdrawn. The second contains date
eg.01/12/1997, 05/06/2003. I woudl like to know how to get all th
granted apps before 31/12/2003. Can anyone help please
Message posted from http://www.ExcelForum.com
theres many ways, but an easiest way would be to do a
sort. Highlight the 2 columns, click on data, then sort,
then sort by status, then by date. this should group them
all together. hope this helps...toe
>Please can anyo...New to excel
I'm new to Excel ( and to this forum :) ) and so I hope somebody may b
able to help me.
I've got 2 questions....
I've got a spreadsheet which takes data from one worksheet and uses i
to calculate data in a second worksheet using the following code
=IF('4th November 2005'!B19="","nothing here dude",IF(B19<'4th Novembe
2005'!B19,"UP",IF(B19='4th November 2005'!B19,"Same",IF(B19>'4t
The problem is, when I create a new worksheet I have...Looking for Excel Help
I'm a very novice Excel user and am looking for a little help with
creating a formula for a spreadsheet I'm creating for
my personal use. I would appreciate some
assistance if possible. Thanks in advance.
Message posted from http://www.ExcelForum.com/
Post a sample of what you want to do.
Your question is just a tad open ended <g>
Norman Harker MVP (Excel)
Excel and Word Function Lists (Classifications, Syntax and Arguments)
available free to good homes.
"DanB4105" <DanB4105.ywtpa@excelfor...Excel corrupts when asking to update vlookups
We are experiencing weird behavior with some Office 2K3 Excel spreadsheets
that contain lots of calculations, but no macros. On some pc’s Excel acts
normally, on others you get the error. I have a couple of screen shots
Any help is appreciated.
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 subject line
3. You send a clear explanation of what you want
4. You send before/after examples and expected results.
Don Gu...Uninstall of mappoint has caused errors with excel
I am running Office 2003 on the terminal server (windows 2003) and had a
copy of mappoint as well. This is a mapping program. We ininstalled
mappoint which has caused an error message with Excel and other office
products. The error says "Cd:\documents and
settings\administrator.ocrdc1\application data\microsoft\addins c:\Program
files\common files\microsoft shared\geography\mpoai9.dll is not a valid
add-in." I then click OK and excel opens up and everything is fine. The
problem is that we are using other programs as well such as Quickbooks that
export to excel and t...learning Excel #3
I was considering learning Excel as an additional tool for my data analysis
Is it better to use data sets that I have previously used with SPSS and
apply the same analysis tools as in SPSS? For applying the appropriate
tools, I was considering using excel's online help.
The second option I have is to use some excel book for data analysis and
apply the techniques to data sets provided with the book.
...default values in a cell
Hello, can you help me please
Cell B1 contains a complex mathematical formula which requires (in several
places) a number from cell A1.
Cell A1 can contain any integer number, but it is usually the same (30).
I would like to be able to leave cell A1 empty, and only enter a number when
it is not 30 ,
ie the default value of A1 is 30, unless specified.
How do I go about this ?
Should I look at conditional formatting, or put lots of IF functions into an
already complex formula?
Thank as always
Use 2 cells
Modify the complex formula to use B1 rather than A1 ( or any other un-u...How do I Remove a Split from my Comments in Excel 2003? #2
I have set my current workbook to split/freeze the first column and first 2
rows. Now, when I add a comment to the second row (in any column) my comments
are cut off if I should scroll down.
I don't ever remember the behavior before. And I don't know what I've done
to enable it but it's really annoying.
How do turn this off ?
...Show date, time & day of week in one cell
Can I show the date, time and day of week in one cell.
09/03/07 8:30 AM
in one cell using the format (Format/Cells/Custom):
[$-409]mm/dd/yy h:mm AM/PM;@
Excel refuses to accept ddd for Mon or dddd Monday at the end of the format
I want it to read:
09/03/07 8:30 AM Monday in 1 cell.
I have Excel 2003.
mm/dd/yy h:mm AM/PM dddd;@
In article <Xns99B8A3CAF9130pencilunlistedcom@184.108.40.206>,
Burp <firstname.lastname@example.orgINVALID> wrote:
> Can I show the date, time and day of week in one cell.
> I have:
> 09/03/07 8:30 AM
> in one cell using the for...unable to paste Excel 2003 chart into Outlook 2003
(This was posted on "excel.charting" group.)
I have a user who's unable to paste an Excel 2003 chart into Outlook 2003
email message. In Outlook options, the checkbox is selected for "Use
Microsoft Office Word 2003 to edit e-mail messages".
When I tested this on my own computer running the same version of Office, if
the box is check, I have no problem pasting; if this box is cleared, I
cannot paste. But on his computer, it doesn't work regardless.
Thanks and regards,
...Change position ID in HR
We would like to change the position ID in human resources. Does anyone have
a suggestion on this.
You would need to do it behind the scenes using a tool like Query Analyzer.
Charles Allen, MVP
> We would like to change the position ID in human resources. Does anyone have
> a suggestion on this.
careful though when you change it on the background as you need to know all
the tables that use this position ID or Position Code and change it there too
otherwise all the link would be gone and you end up with orphan records that
its just the same as creatin...I need to print a word in PDF from excel.
In my excel Macro, I update several values and then open a word linked
with that excel. Finally what I need to do is to print that word to
PDF. I already have a PDF Printer, so I just need the code to do it.
Can anybody help me?
Thanks in advance.
Habilita la impresora predeterminada como la PDF y ya lo puedes imprimir a
al formato deseado
Tienes alg=FAn codigo para ello?
Desde el panel de impresoras asigno primero la que me interesa y despues
ejecuto mi macro desde el archivo excel asignando la instruccion sig:
midefaultes = a...How do I get Excell to sort dates that range from 1800 to 1900's
I have posted a cemetery survey on Excell spreadsheet. When I try to sort
the birth dates or death dates in ascending or descending order the range of
1900 dates will sort but the 1800 dates fall after the 1900 and will not
sort. Why? Is this inherit with this program?
The WinXL default dates start with 31 December 1899, so earlier "dates"
are interpreted as Text.
You can use helper columns and text functions (LEFT(),RIGHT(),MID()) to
put the Year, Month and Day in separate columns, then sort.
Take a look here for additional workarounds:
http://j-walk.com/ss/excel/files...How do you change the APR?
How do you change the APR in a Credit Card account? Like if you have to
change it from 13.250% to 14.240%
Depends on the version but (in M2007) go to the CC Account and click on
Change Account Settings. Scroll down to Credit Information and click on
Change Credit Details. If you want to change the Minimum payment rate/amount
as well, click on the Minimum payment amount and a side window opens.
Microsoft MVP - Money
For UK tips & fixes see
I do not respond to any emails that I have not specifically ...Call & Place Graphic Based on Cell Value?
Is there any way to call & place a graphic image based upon a cell value?
Maybe you can look at J.E. McGimpsey's page:
> Is there any way to call & place a graphic image based upon a cell value?
...After editing example1.xls and click SAVE, the filename changes to AABBEE.xls
After editing example1.xls and click SAVE, the filename
changes to AABBEE.xls. The original file still exist and
has been updated but the 'funny' filename also have the
same content, and editable. The example1.xls is stored in
a server and accessed by many people within the company.
Everyone accessing to the file will change the filename
unknowingly after saving it.
...q Emailing Excel Sheet With Outlook
I am trying to send a table from Excel within the body of an Outlook
(lastest versions) to be sent as a fax. Am able to do this, BUT when
the document prints out on the fax machine the formating is off (too
big for the sheet). I am flexible on changing the method I send it to
the fax machine, however it must be sent to the fax via macro. Below
is the code I am using.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Public Sub DoIt()
'On Error GoTo Handler
Dim EmailAddress(0 To 2) As String
Dim Count As Integer
Dim N As Integer
Dim sRec1(0) As String
Dim sRec2(0 To 1) As...Business Portal Development
I know how to use Rational XDE, VS and the BP SDK to create new entities in
BP, but how does one go about chaning labels?
For example, if I wanted to change two labels on a requisition mgt screen:
Can I just crack open the ASPX page and change the caption property?
To edit the lables you can use front page server extensions 2003.
"Dwight Specht" wrote:
> I know how to use Rational XDE, VS and the BP SDK to create new entities in
> BP, but how does one go about chaning labels?
> For example, if I wanted to ch...wprintf() could not display unicode chars which is > 255 to console?
I encountered a problem about wprintf() to display unicode chars which is >
255 in my console app. I am sure I have defined _UNICODE in my VC6 Project
I had a search with google and found that my question was some like the
Is it true that there is some bugs in wprintf()?
Thanks for your help.
I assume you are writting a c++ program. Can you give preference for
ostream cout, wcout on printf/wprintf?
use wcout like this:-
wcout << L"How are you?"
"David" <David_Wa...Excel VBA
When you select the autofilter, the drop down list is created from the
unique data in that column. Is there any way to customize this list, so
the changes are permanent?
For instance, I might have in one(1) column the following 4 row
red, blue, green (all are single cell entries)
I want my autofilter drop down
list to read:
red instead of red, blue, green
blue red, blue
blue, green (like
If I chose red from the drop down list...Formating text in cells
Hello, does anyone know how to force Excel to keep the hyphen or dash
character (-) with the associated numbers when putting multiple dash-#s in a
cell and turning "wrap" formating on? This is the same problem I have in
Word; when I add dash-#s (ie; -xxx, -yyy, -zzz) Office apps interpret dashes
( - ) as a hypehen to a word and will keep the dash/hyphen on the line above
until there are enough characters to force the dash/hyphen to the next line.
In my work we use the format; -xxx, -yyy, -zzz to denote multiple versions of
the same base part. Work instructions to operators...