formatting dates by year #2
I would like to know if there is a way to format dates so
that they are formatted by year only. For example, if I
click on Format -> Cells, there are a bunch of options,
but none of them list to show the year only, just
mm/dd/yy or mm/yy, etc. I am trying to create a chart so
that only the year shows up. Also, I have tried doing
Custom->and "yyyy" in type, but only 1 specific year
shows up (i.e. 1905) for all the values. I would like to
keep my values.
...Stop My Documents from opening all the time?
Is there anyway to stop My Documents from opening everytimg I start a
Windows Explorer session?
I guess there's no future in trying to delete it, because so many products
try to put stuff there. Right?
> Is there anyway to stop My Documents from opening everytimg I start a
> Windows Explorer session?
If you want Explorer to open somewhere else, simply modify the
properties of the shortcut you're using to open it. All you need do is
create/modify the target field of your Windows Explorer shortcut to
point where you want it.
Co...More Columns #2
I am using all columns through IV on one of my
worksheets. Does anyone know how to get more columns?
know way using Excel. this is the maximum!
Stacy Haskins wrote:
> I am using all columns through IV on one of my
> worksheets. Does anyone know how to get more columns?
As Frank said, that's the maximum cols
But maybe you could try transposing your table / data ?
(Excel has a lot more rows than columns)
If so, try: http://tinyurl.com/2nmyy
for an example on using TRANSPOSE()
For a one-time Tranpose:
Copy > Paste Specia...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...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...owa cant open ppt attachments
i have an exchange 2003 cluster
when a user tries to open or save a powerpoint attachment it hangs at 97%
all other attachments open fine
...Unable to open .docx documents in Word 2002
I cannot open word documents sent with .docx extendion in word 2002. I
checked my language setting and it is English. What is wrong?
Download the Compatibility Pack.
MVP Microsoft [Publisher]
Tech Editor for "Microsoft Publisher 2007 For Dummies"
"Johnpm" <Johnpm@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I cannot open word documents sent with .docx extendi...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...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
...cannot open hyper links in outlook
when I try to open a hyperlink in outlook, I get the following message: This
operation has been cancelled due to restrictions in effect on this computer.
Please contact your system administrator. ----- I am the system
This is a problem with IE, not Outlook.
You need to reset your internet settings in IE's Tools, Internet Options,
Advanced tab. (Or Control Panel, Internet options, Advanced tab).
See http://www.slipstick.com/problems/link_restrict.htm for more
"Donald McNeely" <Donald McNeely@discussions.microsoft.com>...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.
...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,
...Goal Seek #2
Can anyone tell me a little about goal seek?
basically it's used to change an input variable so that the result of the
formula equals what you want it to ...
say i have the following
A B C
1 10 20 =A1+B1
now C1 will give me 30, but if i want to know what B1 will need to be if i
want C1 to show 50, i can use goal seek
Set C1 to value of 50 by changing B1
Hope this helps
"Jamie Hart" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Can a...Contacts in Exchange #2
We are running Exchange 2003 and Outlook 2003. I have tried to give a user
rights to her boss's contacts through delegation and setting the rights on
the contacts folder, however, while she has the rights she is unable to add
or see her boss's contact folder in her Outlook. She can see it if she runs
a search, but can not permanently put it in her list of contact folders. IS
there a way that I can accomplish this through the back-end?
...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 ?
...Document Template question
It's legal for a document to have multiple views into it's data, but when
CMultiDocTemplate is created, it is only passed one runtime view class. How
are multiple views handled in the document template context? Should all
views of your document be derived from the class passed to
CMultiDocTemplate? This is confusing me because MDI AppWizard did the work
of setting up a document view class for me, but now I'm just using a child
window with an imbedded static splitter window to show two different views
of my document, and these views have nothing to do with CMyProjectView that...Cannot open Outlook, keep getting Send error report of Microsoft.
We are having problems with Outlook 2003. Everytime we
try to open, we get this: Send error report to Microsoft.
Any ideas why? All windows and office update have been
...Offline Synchronization Problem #2
I get the following error when I try going offline. The excelption is taken
from Event Viewer of the Client Machine.
Event Type: Error
Event Source: MSCRMOfflineSync
Event Category: None
Event ID: 6000
Time: 5:03:33 PM
An error occurred during Offline Synchronization. Try going offline again,
or restart Microsoft Outlook. saInsert failed for entity
'ActivityMimeAttachment', batchRows=0 with exception System.FormatException:
Index (zero based) must be greater than or equal to zero and less than the
size of the argument li...Document Viewer installer error
I recently ran CHKDSK /F as this was prompted when I attempted to run defrag
etc. Since the chkdsk was run, when I turn my PC on, I receive the following
"document viewier - installed encountered an unexpected error - error code
2908". I click run, the same error just repeats and loops. The only was I can
remove it is to end task via task manager.
Any ideas how I can correct this error?
...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...how do I add error bars to a 3D chart in excel?
The help states you can only add error bars to data series in 2D area. Is
there a way to add them to a 3D chart?
I would not have thought so. Obviously as it is not a built-in option
the only way would be a work around perhaps using dummy series.
Unfortunately you can create 3d combination charts.
Stick with the 2d view.
> The help states you can only add error bars to data series in 2D area. Is
> there a way to add them to a 3D chart?
Andy Pope, Microsoft MVP - Excel
I checked, and error bars are not offered for 3D ch...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...ERROR: 5.1.2 or other punctuation after the recipient's email address.
I am trying to send a email to a group address I created with 58 addresses
When I try to send the email to this group I get the following Error:
"5.1.2 or other punctuation after the recipient's email address. "
I have gone back to the original contact cards and made sure the addresses
were all legal.
I have re-created the list, same problem
I have re-booted, same thing.
Any thoughts out there?
My wife and I have MBP's and are both running MS Office for Mac's, Entourage
Both of us have messages cued up in the out boxes th...