Working with Excel #2
I have the following problem - I am needing to represent in Excel a number
with 20 (or more) digits. How can I do this?
> I have the following problem - I am needing to represent in Excel a number
> with 20 (or more) digits. How can I do this?
That is only possible with either:
- an addin (search google, there should be something for this, I recall
seeing it but misplaced the link).
- or by formatting the cell as text (but you won't be able to do math with
the number easily then)
Jan Karel Pieterse
www.jkp-ad...Excel 2007 and XML with inline schema
Hi. I have XML data that I want to be more user-friendly when its
opened in excel. The user can create a web Query which will return the
xml to them - ( pointing to the URL with the XML information)- and
they can refresh the query each time they open the document in excel.
Unfortunately- they have to format the data in excel manually. I
wanted to associate an inline schema with the data to format the date
cells, number cells etc. but the schema is not recognised in Excel.
I have been just trying to get excel to recognise an inline schema- is
this possible in the Excel?
Any information regardi...Practical Jokes in Excel?
What practical jokes have you played with Excel, either VBA or just
built-in features? With all of the creativity on this Board, I figure
there's got to be quite a few gems out there ...
One of my coworkers thinks he knows it all, so I'd like to punk
him ... my initial thought was a macro that would speak something
(using text-to-speech) or play a sound when a specific key is pressed
(say, the SHIFT or CTRL keys). I have absolutely no idea where to
start with this ... thoughts?
Looking forward to seeing what's been done before!
On Mar 2, 12:43=...Using Word 2003 as email editor in Outlook 2003
When I try to use Word 2003 as my email editor I get instead:
" Microsoft Word is set to be your email editor. However, Word is
unavailable, not installed, or is not the same version as Outlook. The
Outlook email editor will be used instead."
This used to work prior to my changing file servers at work a couple of
I have tried a LOT of suggestions, including those in the Show Help button
of the error dialog and
http://www.microsoft.com/office/community/en-us/wizard.mspx?query=word+as+outlook...save e-mail on server
Everytime I sign on to check my e-mail I have discovered the "advanced"
setting to save my e-mail for 60 days on the server is turned off. How do I
get this setting to permanently stay activated?
Hard to say without any configuration details and what exactly you did
Robert Sparnaaij [MVP-Outlook]
Coauthor, Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2003
Outlook FAQ, HowTo, Downloads, Add-Ins and more
Real World Questions, Real World Answers
"Irish Travelor" <Irish Travelor@discussions.microsoft.com>...Excel loads slow
We just recently upgraded to XP SP2 with Office XP SP3. Before, on 2000, our
users did not have a problem opening files from a certain directory. Now,
while in Excel, the click the open folder and it takes 30-45 seconds for them
to navigate to each folder in the directory. Any thoughts as to why XP is
slower when drilling down through the folders? Thanks.
Right-click on the My Computer icon on the Windows desktop,
left-click on Disconnect Network Drive, and disconnect any mapped
drives that are not currently available.
> We just recently upgraded to XP SP2 with Off...project mgmt add on for excel
Is there a project management add on for excel inc. gant charts?
...Excel For Mac 04-23-10
Several people in our company recently started to use MACs. They cannot open
..xlsx files we have created in Excel 2007. Does anyone know what the
solution is to this issue. Thanks.
We do not need to run macros. But they just need to open the files.
Mike H. -
Be sure Mac Excel 2008 has the most recent updates, currently 12.2.4, and
then run the Mac disk utility to repair permissions.
If you have the problem when you're using 12.2.4, I suggest posting in the
very active newsgroup microsoft.public.mac.office.excel.
To avoid offending some Mac users, be sure to re...Embedded Word Document
I have got an excel sheet with an embedded word document within it.
I have a problem when it comes to printing out the sheet.
If the user has type information into the embedded word document and it
has gone over two or more pages, only the first page gets printed. Is
there a way to get the others printed out?
Thanks for any help.
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View this thread: http://www.excelforum.com/showthread.php?threadid=4...Copy a word doc to excel and hyperlink data between the 2.
I have a chart on an excel document and a long word document explaining the
data in the chart. I would like to place the word document under the chart in
excel. Then I would like to hyperlink the data from the chart to specific
places in the word document. Help.....I have been trying to figure it out for
days. Thank you.
...Saving copy of e-mail on server
How do I stop saving copies of all my e-mails to my
server. It's gettoing jammed. Thanks!
>How do I stop saving copies of all my e-mails to my
>server. It's gettoing jammed. Thanks!
What kind of a server do you use? POP3, Hotmail, MSN, or IMAP?
Diane Poremsky [MVP - Outlook]
Author, Teach Yourself Outlook 2003 in 24 Hours
Coauthor, OneNote 2003 for Windows (Visual QuickStart Guide)
Author, Google and Other Search Engines (Visual QuickStart Guide)
Outlook Tips: http://www.outlook-tips.net/
Outlook & Exchange Solutions Cent...bmp files in Excel Hyperlinks open with wrong program
I have a list of tools in Excel, and I have used Excel's hyperlinking feature
to allow displaying a picture of the tool by clicking the link. They always
open with Paint, regardless of what I do in the "Folder Options >> File
Types" box. I have customized the .BMP file type by adding "Edit with Paint"
and "Edit with PhotoEditor" entries to the default settings. Does Excel look
for the entry actually labeled "Open" or does it just grab the first entry
from the list? (in this case, "Edit with Paint" is first, because they are
...Excel 2007 convert into tab delimeter text file with extra tab spa
Sub: I have excel 2007 trying to save as tab delimeted text file having an
I have saved my excel 2007 as separate Tab delimited Text files. I see extra
tabs stored in the tab delimited text files.
But when I do the same with excel 2003 it works fine there is not extra tabs
stored in my tab delimited text file.
My excel 2007 conveted to tab delimited text file looks like as shown
below(Extra two tabs at the end of the each record).
Appreciate your help in advance.
Rega...Word cannot complete the save due to a file permission error
One of my corporate users is experiencing an odd issue producing an error
message when attempting to save a Word 2007 document.
1. User has the pre-existing (not new) document open and clicks the save
2. In what seems to be a random occurrence, the document will bring up a
"Save As" dialog box asking him where to save, as if Word forgot where the
document is already saved! Odd thing is, it shows the proper location where
the file already exists.
3. User will choose the same location and replace the file. Sometimes it
will overwrite and save prope...Bug Report
Construct linear plot in Excel including:
2. X-axis label
3. Y-axis label
Copy and Paste into Word
Save and send to PC
Open file in Word
Notice Y-axis label is gone
I'm a Biochemistry student who uses Excel to do lots of number
crunching. I use a 1.25G Powerbook G4 with OS X 10.4.3 and the newest
version of Office. I copy plots from Excel to Word often when writing
reports without any problems. Recently, I've began submitting reports
electronically via email and my professor uses a PC. When he opens my
files, Y-axis labels are mis...Word found no merge fields in your main document.
I have been having good luck with mail merge but have suddenly
encountered problem merging Excel data into a word document. All goes
well until I elect Entire worksheet. It is at this point, an error?
window opens with this message: Word found no merge fields in your main
document. Choose the edit main Document butto to insert merge fields
into your main document
As this may be more a Word problem, I will post in both areas. Here is
additional information. I have Office 2000 and XP. Recently working
with this same database I created a phone directory. It turns out the
data was old and I have...Temporary Excel files.
does anyone know where Excel stores its temp files to managing
multiple opened copies of the same workbook?
Word stores its lock files in same directory of the opened document, but
Thanks in advance for the answers.
On a single user (non-networked pc), excel will put a few files in your windows
But I think it does more than just that. (Just guessing!) When the workbook is
on a network, excel/windows is smart enough to be able to tell that second
person the the file is in use.
If the only indicator were on the first user's temp file, then the seco...VBA to export large tables from Excel to SQL Server
I have spreadsheets that I distribute to users. I want Excel VBA to export
large tables (2000+ rows) into a remote SQL Server 2005. I am able to
successfully do this with the following generic code, but it is too slow:
Dim con As ADODB.Connection
Set con = New ADODB.Connection
con.Execute "INSERT INTO ... SELECT * FROM ..." 'Looping this for each
It takes over 10 minutes because it does it one line at a time.
I've also tried l...Import into Access from Excel, passing a variable as the field...
I have an Excel spreadsheet with a header that contains the exact same
30 names as the corresponding 30 fields in an Access DB table, and Row
2 below the Header contains the data I want to import. Instead, of
physically typing all 30 fields in the code, I have a macro that loops
through each "field" name that it got from the spreadsheet header.
When I run this macro I get "run-time error '3265' Item not found in
this collection', however, when I specify the actual field Name
manually it works. This what I have:
Dim iColumn As Integer
Dim FieldName As ...how to use RichInk control for Mobile word
I am trying to view the word documents in Pocket PC.
I got some MFC code in the following link.
It is doing well for reading Pocket PC 2003 word document (.psw). I tried
this to read Mobile word ( Word document for WM 5.0).It showing some same
invalid data for any input.
If anybody has idea on it please help me..
...when inserting a chart excel is saying i cannot add any new fonts
When I attempt to insert a chart i am getting a message which says,"no new
fonts may be added to this workbook". I am adding it to a billing process and
I did the first 100 or so before it began this doing this, I am not adding
any new fonts but I am getting this message, any suggestions on what is the
cause so I can overcome it?
I've described the problem and fix here:
Error: "No more new fonts may be applied in this workbook"
Peltier Technical Services, Inc.
http://peltier...Excel 97 on Windows XP data sort error
I have had sorting errors using Excel 97 running on
Windows XP. Is there a fix for this? I check Excel
updates and the microsoft website says I already have all
Please tell what sort of errors.
"Steve P" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> I have had sorting errors using Excel 97 running on
> Windows XP. Is there a fix for this? I check Excel
> updates and the microsoft website says I already have all
Sort errors are almost always data problems. You might have numeri...Excel saved as Word
A colleague opened a spreadsheet in Word, made changes and
saved it. Now it cannot be opened in Excel and only the
first Worksheet is available. Anyone dealt with this?
> Anyone dealt with this?
Yup - killed the colleague.
Not much you can do unless you have a backup.
In article <firstname.lastname@example.org>,
"Dean" <email@example.com> wrote:
> A colleague opened a spreadsheet in Word, made changes and
> saved it. Now it cannot be opened in Excel and only the
> first Worksheet is available. Anyone dealt with th...Excel Font Problem
Every time I enter a number <1 into my Excel worksheet, it prints in white
which is too hard to see. I have the font set at black. How do I get ALL the
numbers to print in black
One thing to possibly check:
1. Tools > Options > Color and try Reset.
Select those cells and see what Format>Conditional Formattting reveals.
Sounds like you have a setting that whites the font on values <1
Gord Dibben Excel MVP
On Thu, 30 Jun 2005 08:09:04 -0700, Heather S <Heather
>Every time I enter a number <1 into my Excel worksheet, ...Memories of Lotus 1-2-3
Way back in the deep dark recesses of my memory I seem to recall some way of
extracting all unique values of a certain field from a database in Lotus
1-2-3 to a different portion of the spreadsheet. I have a need to do the
same thing now, but like most of the world, I am using Excel now. I can't
seem to figure out how to get this done in Excel...in Lotus...I think it was
with a data - extract command.
Thanks for the help !!
Put a label cell on top of the column containing the data
Click on the label cell and then pulldown:
Data > Filter > Advanced Filter...
Check Copy to a...