Auto-format in Microsoft Excel.
Each time i try to enter a number range, for example, 8-
10, in Excel, it constantly re-formats it to a date. If I
change the formatting to "General" it turns it into a
random number, usually 38209. I would like to turn off
ALL auto-formatting, but that's probably asking too
much. How do I disable this frustrating feature?
When you enter "8-10" in a cell, that's not strictly a number but Excel
thinks you mean a date so converts it as such.
A date is a number and in your example the number 38209 represents August 10
2004 which is not a ra...New Disk storage
I'm planning on adding a new SAN to our Exchange system (Active/Passive 2
node cluster) and this has been connected to the Exchange cluster nodes and
is accessible as shared disk storage.
But that isn't the question I've got, basically the mail stores are
currently located on a Powervault (Drive S:) and I need to present a plan for
moving this data (14 databases) onto the SAN storage, I can see two options
Option1) Use the ESM to migrate databases to new drive letter
1. Use exmerge to export all email to PST files (and ensure backup)
2. use the ESM utility to change the...Outlook 2003 keeps crashing #2
I get this message when I look in System information. Outlook keeps
crashing quite often. I cannot for example delete two messages without
outlook crashing. My colleagues do not have this problem. We are using
the Microsoft mail exhange server.
Faulting application outlook.exe, version 11.0.5510.0, stamp 3f1380f0,
faulting module mso.dll, version 11.0.5606.0, stamp 3f334cce, debug? 0,
fault address 0x003b6e16.
Does anyone has a solution?=20
1) I would definitely apply Service Pack 2for Office 2003 + applicable
critical security updates.
2) Have you tried starting O...Excel not Access
I have designed an Access database that holds records relating to my stores
audit results going back for about 5 years plus a load more information
relating to these stores. This was used to produe a pack once a month,
however a change in senior management means that I have got to shelve this
and prodce a similar pack in Excel.
The idea would be that the user could select a month or a 12 mnth date range
that would produce data that could then be used to populate a number of excel
templates that have been designed. Having not used excel for years I would be
grateful for any suggestion...How to keep format when importing Excel into SQL.
Can anybody help me please?
When I import Excel file into SQL, a field that formated as 0000000000
(custom), loosing leading zeros. I tried to change data type in SQL after
importing. No luck.
I appretiate any help.
See if using IMEX=1 helps:
I tried this, but got an error: "The OLE DB provider
"Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0" has not been registered."
Thank you very much for looking into this.
"Plamen Ratchev" wr...Excel 2007
When I select cells to copy as a picture in Excel 2007, the resolution is
terrible. Text and objects with shadow's are very blotchy when pasting the
How do you change the resolution of a 'Copy Picture'?
...Exchange 2003 new install can not receive external email.
I have just setup a new Windows Server 2003 standard edition with
Exchange 2003 standard edition on it. I have been working for a while
trying to get it to receive external email. I can send out and send/
receive internal messages, but when someone trys to send me a message
from outside our network they get the following returned mail message
This Message was undeliverable due to the following reason:
Each of the following recipients was rejected by a remote mail
The reasons given by the server are included to help you determine
each recipient was rejected.
Recipient: <**...Input Excel 'Password to Open' through control in access form
We know,Excel has prompt password
to open it files.
Is it possible to create a code that can
supplies the excel prompt password?.So that when we
open the excel file through our access control in a form,
the excel files can be opened automatically.But when the
excel files opened from its default icon,it will prompt a
...Transferring over outlook data to new XP machine
How do I transfer over my old emails, address book to my
new XP machine? I have looked over the internet and found
nothing the tells me EXACTLY how to do this, any help
would be greatly appreciated.
If your using MS Outlook copy your .PST file across and import it into the new install.
>If your using MS Outlook copy your .PST file across and import it into the
No, don't import it. Simply use "File">"Open"
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Brian.Tillman is the nam...Crash on 'Send"
My wife's Intel Celeron running ME started having this problem
sporadically - now constantly.
Outlook 2000 receives OK - everything seems fine until you hit the 'Send'
button then Outlook crashes giving an error message that says 'Outlook has
caused an error in <unknown> and has to shut down. If the problem persists
you may have to restart your computer.'
Re-starting however has no effect.
I have re-installed Office. Used 'Detect & Repair' under the 'Help' tab, and
installed all patches/updates from the Office site. But this error
continues, now...How To Copy MS Word mailing labels into Excel
I have a word doc that I want to put into Excel. I want to add some
more fields to the names and addresses. Is this simple or do I have to
learn how to program?
City of Grand Prairie
Michael, have you tried to copy and paste the data into excel?
Always backup your data before trying something new
Please post any response to the newsgroups so others can benefit from it
Feedback on answers is always appreciated!
Using Excel 2000 & 97
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"Michael Rodriguez" <email@example.com> wrote in messa...How do I use traffic lights in excel
I am wanting to use traffic lights in excel that change colour based on the
result of a variance cell, ie if the result of the cell is 10 make the
traffic light green, if it is 20 make the traffic light amber, if the result
is 30 make the traffic light red. How do I do this?
Format>Conditional Formatting>Cell Value is:
Note: you can add up to 3 conditions(4 if you count default)
Gord Dibben Excel MVP
On Wed, 22 Dec 2004 16:35:03 -0800, Shorty <Shorty@discussions.microsoft.com>
>I am wanting to use traffic lights in excel that change colour based on the
&g...Adding Industry Codes
I am picking up the pieces on a previous installation of CRM, and want to add additional industries to my industry dropdown in the Lead form. For the life of me, I can't find the proper table in the database. Can someone be good enough to point me in the right direction?
You don't do this via a table, you need to do it via form customization.
You will need system admin rights, then go into System Customization and
modify the Lead form. After making the changes, you will need to publish
the change via Deployment Manager and issue an IISRESET.
"Chris...what's the formula for adding symbols in cells?
I have a chart that has blank info in the legend. I want
to add an * to indicate something, but just inserting a
symbol doesn't work. Any ideas? Thanks.
To add information to the legend, you need to add to a series name.
Right click on the chart, select Source Data from the pop up menu, click
on the series tab, select a series, and either type something in the
name box, or click in it and select a cell with the mouse.
Jon Peltier, Microsoft Excel MVP
Peltier Technical Services
> I have a chart tha...adding name /creating field/query?
I can create an invoice_number field in a query using the primary
field ID from the main table as
but if ID say is 100, I cannot work out how to create
We aren't there. We can't see what you're looking at.
Where did "renewal_invoice_100" come from and what does it mean?
Please post the SQL statement of the query you are trying to use.
Microsoft Office/Access MVP
Microsoft IT Academy Program Mentor
http://micro...Creating new attributes
When using Schema Manager to create new attributes, I'm not able to create a
new attribute with "Lookup" as type, "Lookup" is not availabe as one of the
type options. But yet some of the exist fields, for example, in Account
table came with "Lookup" as type. Why? Is there a work-around? Please
You cannot add custom lookup's to the current release of MSCRM. The only way
around is to build a custom .aspx page and build your own. Might be possible
in the next release.
> When using Schema Manager to crea...Unexpected error message on closing an Excel file
Suddenly I am getting the following message when I try to close a workbook:
"Your formula contains an invalid external reference to a worksheet.
Verify that the path, workbook, and range name or cell reference are
correct, and try again"
The mysterious thing is that it does not happen consistently and that, after
I click OK after the above message, I can still save the file.
What might be the cause of this error message and can the "invalid
reference" be tracked down using one of the utility add-ins such as J.
If it only happens when you close ...transferring to new pc
I had to replace my pc and to migrate my money files to
the new pc i first made a new backup diskette which I
then opened on my new pc. Afer downloading transactions,
the balances on about half my credit card and bank
account are slightly off. What gives?
...help with simple maths in excel
I want to do a simple arithmatic excercise in excel for my grand daughter.
It is stuff like 2+2 =4
Smart me has hit a problem at the first hurdle...
I need to put 2 in one cell the + in another cell and then 2 in another = in
another and then she puts the answer in the next one. So the above would
have 4 cells completed and she would put the answer in the 5th one.
When I use the + or = sign in a cell of its own it (excel) thinks I am doing
an equation, is there a way around this?
I will work on the answer like if she gets it correct or wrong how I will do
that...a sound or som...How do I create several NEW templates from start to finish please?
Hi knowledgeable people.
I am looking for instructions on how to create a range of basic templates
that I can use, perhaps even by selecting them as 'stationery', for example;
if I go to >New >Format >Apply stationery, or any other similar method.
I can create new html stationery backgrounds, but this is NOT what I am
looking for, as a lot of people still read email in plain text only...does
this make sense?
Plain text templates would be fine.
I simply can't find any info on creating email templates anywhere to suit
this Windows Live Mail Desktop versio...How to change font size on formula bar in Excell 2007
I don't find Tools>Options>General (as suggested in other post answers) in
Excel 2007. On the Office button there is an Excel Options but it doesn't
provide a method of changing font size on the office but. My font is so
small I can barely see it.
Office button>ExcelOptions>Popular tab>in the "When creating new workbooks"
section, choose font and font size
Microsoft MVP - Excel
"jimwillie" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
news:588AAC05-0F52-404E-AA01-128E70E02D0B@microso...Opening Excel Workbooks
I'm running into an issue where if I click on an Excel
file through My Documents, it doesn't automatically bring
I get the toolbar but the actual spreadsheet doesn't
appear on the screen. I have to click on the taskbar to
get it to pop up.
If I already have Excel active and I open a file through
Excel, this doesn't happen.
Here is a similar thread:
Message posted from http://www.ExcelForum.com
Take a look at Tools-Options-General tab- uncheck ignore
other application...Install Exchange 2003 Server on new Hardware with same name
I got a new server to move my Exchange Server Installation. I want to
keep the name I'm using now for my Server. Already read TechNet Article
"How to Move Exchange Server 2003 to New Hardware and Keep the Same
Server Name". Is there anything else that I should be aware of that is
not on this TechNet article? I'm using a different Disk Configuration,
does this matters? Should this be a smooth process?
Thanks for any help you can give.
The drive letters MUST match, because the paths of the databases are at the
Active Directory. The disks can have different sizes than the or...Excel DNS query
Is there a way for an Excel function to query a DNS server?
Not that I know of, but you can turn on the macro recorder, use 'get
external data' and tailor the resulting code into a user function of your
E.g. I've used this to create a button to get MS-Access data from a query
that has the same name as the sheet (tab) name. It saves me a lot of
<email@example.com> schreef in bericht
> Is there a way for an Excel function ...[b]Can I download Excel data to a MS Access database?[/b]
I've built an Excel 2002 form that I want our internal customers to
access from our intranet, and use. Once completed, they will send it
to us as an e-mail attachment. I'd like to be able to open it, and
somehow download the data from the form into an MS Access 2002
database I've built (so that we don't have to rekey it into the
Is this possible or even feasible? Any and all help is appreciated.
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in Access check 'File - Import External data'