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...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'?
...SQL deadlock problem
I am currently having a big issue with sql deadlocking on the
The last few months I have been working on a synchronization process using a
Biztalk orchestration. The sync uses the crm webservices to create and update
account and contact records in CRM. But now deployment to the production
environment gives me some problems. It seems that when trying to update
account records (which is one of the first actions in the sync process) the
webservice gives me Generic SQL errors and SQL timeouts. After extensive
profiling and tracing in SQL I found that there are...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
I am using access 97 and tried to import a csv file to the mdb table. I run
a code as following:
DoCmd.TransferText acImportDelim, "Specification4", "input",
DEFAULT_PATH & "online.txt", 1
In online.txt, there is a field which is 10 digit number and I specified it
as a double datatype in the specification4. After the import, I found out
that the 10 digit number data in the field get empty in the destined table
while other fields are all right. Therefore I import manually using
specification4 instead of running code. This time the 1...multiple Domain name delivery problem
hi, I currently have Exchange Server 2003 Build 7638:2 SP2,. We have multiple
domain names being delivered to the exchange store. I have nothad any
problems, but i currently have one user that is not receiving emails with
attachments from one certain "internet" sender to one of her email addresses,
but the other address works fine & if they send emails without attachments,
everything works fine from either address. I have had the user send them
message with attachments to me & the user with the problem & i get the
message, but not the other user! I even use message...Exchange update problem
I have tried to upgrade exch2k3 sp1 to sp2, but the update fails with "the
file pcproxy.dll is in use, and setup cannot identify the app or srvc. setup
Any clues/ideas/suggestions? Please.
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intended for the named addressee only and may not ...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
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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...Need help with Auto Filter
I have a spreedsheet that is filtered in multiple columns. I am running a
"Subtotal" function to count certian rows when I filter the column. My
question is this. Is there a way to save or freeze the data that the
subtotal function counts in a different cell. In other words I want subtotal
to count everything in a particular column but I want to be able to save that
number somewhere so that when I filter again with another variable I am able
to still view the first subtotal to compare the two. I hope this makes
sense and thanks in advance for any assistance you can provi...Help with income/expenses
Running 2003 in home page I setup income and expenses I prefer to see one
whole month. Money some how shows it as 1/22/2006 through 2/20/2006 any way
to fix this?
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...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 ...Strange Access Denied Problem with Windows 7
I got a new computer about six months ago that came with Windows Vista
Home Premium 64bit. Before that I had done all of my .NET development
either on an XP Pro VM or my former XP Pro computer at home. Shortly
after getting my new computer at home, I also got a license for VMWare
to be able to test my software on multiple platforms and
I had wrote an application originally in VB.NET that was a simple
backup utility. It supports mutiple backup configurations. Any given
copnfiguration would define a backup which would be a list of files to
backup, a list of folders to ...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 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:
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Take a look at Tools-Options-General tab- uncheck ignore
other application...HELP! Need to export hourly sales data on POS (NOT RMS)
How can I export hourly sales data across a date range? For instance, I
want to show hourly sales for the month of October so I can graph it and
post it in our break room.
If I can't export hourly data, can I export daily sales?
The built-in reports don't address this data format.
This is a multi-part message in MIME format.
Mark, This should work for you. Keep in mind it takes up to 5-10 minutes to
load...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
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> 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'
"...Need Query Help
I have two tables, Table A & Table B, in my database that have the
same fields (Name, SSN, etc). Most of the records in both tables are
identical, but each table has some unique records. I would like to run
a query that will select the unique records in Table A by comparing
SSNs, and then do the same for Table B.
I am a database novice, and have tried all the wizards and expression
builders with no luck.
Any help at all would be appreciated. Thank you!!!
Casa Grande, AZ
The "Find Unmatched Query Wizard" is what you need. If you only want to
check for SSNs ...Excel Problem
I have a 23.8 meg excel 2000 spreadsheet set for manual calculation saved to
my local hard drive. Every time I try to open it, it takes forver and
sometimes never opens but I do not get any error messages, let me just tell
you that I am running a P4, 1 GB memory, Office 2K with SP3, and nothing else
running when I try to open it. As I said it is set for manual calculation,
and it is cleared to not auto calculate when opening or closing. Any idea's
as to why this is happening?
I don't know why you're having this problem but I would like to point
something out for w...Help with a simple database
I am attempting to use Excel to develop a simple database for my office.
The database basically lists a variety of orders purchased from various
vendors, and my goal is to categorize and sort each vendor seperately.
GC Group 4/24/03 7831.1 $1,000.00
Alpha 1/20/03 7003.1 $2,000.00
Chandler 5/6/03 7050.1 $345.50
Is what the main chart looks like. Now, what I'm trying to accomplish
is, suppose I added
Tomsen 4/20/03 7873.1 $200.00
to the very bottom, Excel would automatically create a new tab (or even
worksheet, if possible) tit...HELP! remote data not accessible msg
I have a use who is currently using a Bloomberg DDE add-
in. Whenever he attempts to activate the add-in to
retreive remote data, the system hangs. If I go to task
manager, I then see a message stating "Remote data not
accessible. To access this data Excel needs to open
another program.... I have searched the knowledge base
and didn't find much help. Does anyone have any ideas? I
am desperate!!!! We are currently using Excel 2003 in XP