SQL in Excel data
Is there a possibility/way to run an SQL query in an excel data sheet?
I have quite some data like the sample below, now i would like to have the
sum of spending for each person. Like it is possible in Access.
Advice would be appriciated.
You could use a formula like this ...Excel 2003 extract repeating cells
I have successfully sorted my data to show repeating entries in
relation to two specific columns. I can't seem to figure out how to
select these repeating entries (without doing it manually, of course)
and putting them either into their own column(s) or an entirely
different spreadsheet altogether.
The goal is to save time in managing THOUSANDS of documents in this
manner so that my colleagues can easily pick up repeating entries and
take according action. Doing it manually is very time-inefficient.
You don't really describe enough of your layout or what you actually mean...Exporting file names to an excel spreadsheet.
I have a folder containing many many many .pdf files.
Is there a way to export the filenames of these .pdf files into an
If this is a dumb question, I apologize. I didnt have any luck
searching for the answer here.
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I use Jim Cone's fine Add-in called "ListFiles"for this sort of thing. It's
available free (a...excel spreadsheet
How do I delete columns from my spread sheet? When I right click the word
"delete" isn't highlighted, so it doesn't work.
Is the sheet protected or shared?
Please keep all correspondence within the Group, so all may benefit!
"Ang" <Ang@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
How do I delete columns from my spread sheet? When I right click the word
"delete" is...excel, worksheet, set print area, position selection on printed pa
Office 07, Excel.
Print area is set, print preview displays selection, always on far left of
I want to choose the position on the page, eg centered or right aligned etc.
To get your printout to center on the page chose Page Layout, click the
Page Setup quick launch button (bottom right corner of the Page Setup group).
Choose the Margins tab, click Horizontal.
There is no command to right align a printout, but you can change the left
margin to force the printout to the left.
If this helps, please click the Yes button
"Eve Al...how to turn off automatic format in Excel?
Excel automatically change the first character in a cell to be
uppercase. I just want lowercase. How can I turn off this function?
Go to Tools / Autocorrect and uncheck Capitalize first letter of sentence.
"ngoc" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> Excel automatically change the first character in a cell to be
> uppercase. I just want lowercase. How can I turn off this function?
...Excel 2000 macro security Level
Hi! I am running an ASP.NET application which ideally opens an Exce
spreadsheet with a macro included in it. When I try opening
spreadsheet without a macro, everything works fine, but with macros, i
hangs on the opening command. I tried to go to Excel 2000 and go t
Tools->Macros->Security Level->Low but it still hangs when I try t
open the macro spreadsheet. All works fine with the spreadsheet no
containing macros, so it really is a question of macro security. But
put it to low, so I don't understand how it is still not opening!! An
help would be greatly appreciated!
Thanks and...z-order of various lines and bars in an Excel 2007 chart
What is the procedure for changing the z-order of various lines and
bars in an Excel 2007 chart, such as drop lines, high-low lines, up/
down bars, and error bars?
I observed that when I add drop lines to an Excel 2007 chart, they
appear in front of the underlying data -- in my case, the underlying
data is displayed as a plotted area. I want the plotted area to be
fully visible with no lines over it.
I would like to send the drop lines to the back and keep the plotted
area in the front, but there is no option to do this.
So, is there a procedure for adjusting the z-order of drop...Running an Excel Macro from an Access Command Button
Can anyone help me with this, I am trying to run an excel macro from an
access command button.
I want the macro to Bold the Headings on a excel spreadsheet.
The code runs without any errors but the macro doesnt seem to work, I think
I have got the line
ExcelApp.ExecuteExcel4Macro "RUN(""PERSONAL.XLS!BoldHead"")" wrong
Private Sub cmdRunMac_Click()
Dim ExcelApp As Excel.Application
Dim ExcelBook As Excel.Workbook
Set ExcelApp = Excel.Application
ExcelApp.Visible = True
Set ExcelBook = ExcelApp.Workbooks.Open("C:\Documents and
Settings\...New Named Range Created Each Time Data Imported into Excel via Macro
I have noticed that each time I import data into an Excel spreadsheet
via a macro, a new named range (for the same range) is created. This
does not pose a problem, but after a while, I'll have a huge number of
named ranges that will never be used. Why does Excel name the range
and how can I stop this? I noticed in the recorded macro, there was a
line .Name = "drd_5". I commented this out to see what would happen,
but it just renamed the range "ExternalData_5". The next one was
You could refresh with differen...Formatting Cells in Excel 97
Sorry if I sound real stupid but is there anyway that we
can control the column formatting in Excel 97 like let's
say column A = GENERAL(6), column B = GENERAL(4), column C
= TEXT(18) etc?
Appreciate any form of advice, thanks!!
I replied in the programming group. Are you seeking a programming
answer? It's usually best to only post to one group, and include the
remark "Please tell me if I should ask this in another group."
On Thu, 28 Aug 2003 00:56:47 -0700, "Daryl" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>Sorry if I sound real stupid b...Backup Excel file
I want to take backup of a file every time. I am using - save as - tools -
general option - always create back up. The backup file is in the same
location but I want to put it in a different folder. What should I do, kindly
Jan Karel Pieterse's has an addin called AutoSafe (note spelling).
(look for AutoSafe.zip, not autosafeVBE.zip, for your purposes.)
It doesn't overwrite the existing workbook when it saves. It saves to a user
selectable folder. And when it's done, it either deletes these backups (or puts
them...Excel devides every number by 100
Even when I open a brand new file. I input a number (ie 5) and get 0.05 back.
I have tried doing everything in cell format etc.. anyone have an idea? it is
very annoying and adding loads of work to my project.
> Even when I open a brand new file. I input a number (ie 5)
> and get 0.05 back. I have tried doing everything in cell
> format etc.. anyone have an idea? it is very annoying and
> adding loads of work to my project.
...Excel Histogram -- Incorrect Bins
I am using the Histogram tool in Excel 2004 for Mac -- I am finding that =
Excel is shifting all my data one bin to the right. =20
For example, with data...
and bin range selected as 0,5,10
I am EXPECTING 3 items in bin 0 (between zero and five) and 3 items in =
5 (between five and ten).
Excel is RETURNING a histogram with nothing in the zero bin, and 3 items =
each in the 5 bin and the 10 bin.
This is driving my bonkers! I can't find a solution...can somebody =
Eric Anderson -
> I am using the Histogram tool in Excel 2004 for Mac -- I am...Combining Lists within excel.
I'm hoping someone can help here. I'll try to explain the
problem I have.
I have 2 worksheets both containing a product list. I have
entries on one worksheet which I need on the other, so
basically my question is... might there be a way of
combining these two lists so one updates the other with
the missing entries.
Help on this would be great, as they are very large lists
which I dont much fancy the thought of looking through
Are you familiar with the VLOOKUP function? I use it all the time for this type
vlookup(Product cell in first sheet, Array...Import excel named range into Access error 3011
Hi, I've read a few posts on this topic, but none addresses my
I use Office 2003 on an XP SP3 machine.
I am using transferspreadsheet to import a named range in an excel file
This has worked beautifully until suddenly it stopped working.
I find now that if I extract the address of the named range from within
the Access VBA code,
it looks like this:
rather than this, which is what it should be:
When I open the spreadsheet and get the address of the named range in
the immediate window,
it also has the #REF error....Excel AutoSave #2
In Excel 2000 was this feature available?
User is not seeing it.
Excel 2000 had the AUTOSAVE.XLA Add-in
Should be in Tools>Add-ins.
If not available there, do a file search on your computer.
If not there, install from the CD.
Gord Dibben Excel MVP
On Thu, 6 May 2004 13:26:16 -0700, "Ssolano"
>In Excel 2000 was this feature available?
>User is not seeing it.
...auto hide toolbar in Excel won't work
I have the toolbar at the bottom of the screen set to 'autohide' but when I'm
in Excel sometimes it does 'hide' until the cursor is moved over it, but
mostly it won't autohide so that I cannot see the Sheet names at the bottom
of the screen. I am running Windows XP Home and Microsoft Office Professional
2003. Can anyone help please?
Every time you move your cursor too far into the bottom area, the toolbar
will pop up. Normally it disappears when you move your cursor up again. If
it does not, try clicking on you spreadsheet. If you right click o...Detect cell colour
I have spreadsheets where 5 cells have general titles and have
different background colours. In other sheets, dozens of cells list
topics and are also colour coded to show which general title they refer
I need to tabulate information so that a row would contain three cells:
the general title, a topic and data about it.
Is there a command that returns the colour of the cell background, so
that I could use this to select the correct title to accompany the
Yes there is:
FontC = Worksheets("Planning").Cells(<Row>,
Interi...Excel comparative query
I'm respectfully requesting assistance with the correct formula
to use for the following query:
I'd searching all of column A on spreadsheet 1 to see if a
value in column A of spreadsheet 2 is there, and placing
a result X (or another) next to (adjacent cell) the confirmed
value on spreadsheet 2.
Please help if you can.
see your answer in puclic.excel
> I'm respectfully requesting assistance with the correct formula
> to use for the following query:
> I'd searching all of column A on ...Opening Excel from Access
Wasn't sure where to drop this question.
I'm using Access 2003. After I dump a bunch of data to an Excel file, and
save it off, I'd like to give the user the prompt to open the Excel file the
app just created for them. I did a little digging, and found out that the
FileDialog object does not support the Open file dialog type in MS Access, or
as MSDN puts it:
msoFileDialogOpen Not supported in Microsoft Access.
So, anyone know of a workaround or a different approach to be able to prompt
the user to open an Excel file from within Access?
On Thu, 2 A...In excel how do I delete an option button form already in worksht
Hi Va Run,
Activesheet.Shapes("Option Button 1").Delete
Change the name of the control to accord with your situation.
"Va run" <Va email@example.com> wrote in message
...How do I make a summary page in Excel 2008?
Operating System: Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
I have a sheet with all my data (several columns, one of which is "name" and others are things like "address," "notes," etc.). Then I have another sheet which is the summary. I want to be able to choose a name from a drop-down list (I figured out how to do that) for the "Name" and have the other fields ('address," "notes," etc.) fill in automatically with the information that corresponds to that name. <br><...Excel connectivity.
If I have a number of 3rd party products which I would like to send data to
from my XL application, what methods would I use?
I know each product is different, but if I could influence the author of
those products to add certain functionality so that I can use my XL app to
communicate data to these products, what method would be the best?
(To reply, remove NOSPAM from the email address)
First thing I'd ask is if they can read an excel file directly--maybe even ask
if they can show a list of worksheets and prompt me for a range.
If that's too much, I'...How can I use a form (Excel) to add a column of data to the right.
How can I use a form (Excel) to add a column of data to the right of a list?
It's a simple matter to add a column to the left of a list by writing a
macro that inserts a column and then pastes the values. However I want to
have the data pasted on the right of a list, if only so that I can easily run
a chart from it.