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.
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Post a sample of what you want to do.
Your question is just a tad open ended <g>
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"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...how to convert lookup values to the "display text"
I'm using an sql code (below) which uses a few lookup fields. Unfortunately
in the datasheet view, I get the "bound values" instead of the "display
values". How can I change the properties for the these lookup fields so I
can see the "display values" from the datasheet view?
UNION ALL SELECT
UNION ALL SELECT
[Funding],[Date],[Description],[C...invalid email address
In message to Candy FH Muffman wrote of having an invalid email address. I
use hotmail but would like to prevent ti being used by spammers.
Is there any way I can hide it or restrict it in some way?
Can I make it invalid?
You mean when posting to an online service like this? Sure, don't type your
(correct) email address. See my address or from many others to see an
Note: I've removed your valid address in my reply.
Robert Sparnaaij [MVP-Outlook]
Coauthor, Configuring Microsoft Outlook 2003
Outlook FAQ, HowTo, Downloads, Add...Changing Cells and entering data in them
Thanks for the help again.
Big thanks to Steve you've got me this far.
I went out and bought a book, but it's like reading a
I was informed today that I can't have message boxes come
I need to have the code point at the cells and if they are
blank turn which ever one is blank red or if both are then
both turn red then pause for each cell to be filled in.
Cell F14 "Last Name" then automatically go to Cell
F16 "First Name" on tab or enter.
Basically if Cell F22 or F23 has an X in it, Cells F14 an
F16 turn red and cell F14 has the focus...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...Using Relative path for XML data file?
Is there a way to specify a relative path to an XML data file imported into
Excel 2003? I am writing a web app that generates report data as XML for the
user to download to their local machine. This data is to be consumed by an
Excel reporting spreadsheet, which contains display-formatted tables and
charts that are mapped to various data fields in an XML Map, which is in turn
linked to the xml data file they will download.
The idea is the user only needs to download the data for updates, not the
whole spreadsheet. However, since I cannot predict the path where the user
will store their...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
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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...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,
...Pulling data from separate tabs
When charting in Excel 2002 is there a way to use sets of
data from two different tabs within the same worksheet?
For example, a spreadsheet contains separate tabs for
prior year and current year data. Is there a way to
reference the data or label series to pick up data from
I tried pointing and clicking, and then typing the
following as a reference for the axis labels:
='Prior Year'!$B$110:$M$110,'Current Year'!'$B$110:$M$110
but receive an error that I'm referring to an external
I've used the comma (') in the past to reference breaks ...data sort
ok now should be simple >>
I need to sort by month on data that is held in format >> day/month
custom/ends with/ 11... does not work
custom/ends with/ ??11.. or *11 does not work either
contains 11 does not work (& would also be wrong if data set contained 1011)
but still I am stumped so any help would be great
I would be inclined to add a new, temporary field of formulas that pull off
the right 2 digits, and sort by that: =RIGHT(A1,2)
...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 ?
...Is anyone an expert with outlook that I can call on the phone?
How do I share calenders between outlook and my MSN Premier account?
Assuming you are using the outlook connector, you need to set the msn
account to be the default message store then outlook will use the msn
calendar as the default.
Diane Poremsky [MVP - Outlook]
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Outlook Tips by email:
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You can access this...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.
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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...Converting Formula into Numbers?
With a cell/s selected is there a way to convert the cell's formula into
straight numbers (in turn removing all formula and leaving the same
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> With a cell/s selected is there a way to convert the cell's formula into
> straight numbers (in turn removing all formula and leaving the same
&...I need to print a word in PDF from excel.
In my excel Macro, I update several values and then open a word linked
with that excel. Finally what I need to do is to print that word to
PDF. I already have a PDF Printer, so I just need the code to do it.
Can anybody help me?
Thanks in advance.
Habilita la impresora predeterminada como la PDF y ya lo puedes imprimir a
al formato deseado
Tienes alg=FAn codigo para ello?
Desde el panel de impresoras asigno primero la que me interesa y despues
ejecuto mi macro desde el archivo excel asignando la instruccion sig:
midefaultes = a...predict future data
Is there a way to create an XY line graph wih plotted
data, yet leave room to predict future data on the axes?
I can get the graph, but the x and y axes stop at the last
data points, and I want those axes continued so that the
existing data can be examined and future data predicted
and plotted on the same graph, but I am not sure how to
accomplish this. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
1) Click on data series in chart, use Add trendline; in Option tab specify
some units forward
2) Read Help about TREND and FORECAST, and SLOPE and INTERCEPT
3) Get crystal bal...q Emailing Excel Sheet With Outlook
I am trying to send a table from Excel within the body of an Outlook
(lastest versions) to be sent as a fax. Am able to do this, BUT when
the document prints out on the fax machine the formating is off (too
big for the sheet). I am flexible on changing the method I send it to
the fax machine, however it must be sent to the fax via macro. Below
is the code I am using.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Public Sub DoIt()
'On Error GoTo Handler
Dim EmailAddress(0 To 2) As String
Dim Count As Integer
Dim N As Integer
Dim sRec1(0) As String
Dim sRec2(0 To 1) As...How do I get Excell to sort dates that range from 1800 to 1900's
I have posted a cemetery survey on Excell spreadsheet. When I try to sort
the birth dates or death dates in ascending or descending order the range of
1900 dates will sort but the 1800 dates fall after the 1900 and will not
sort. Why? Is this inherit with this program?
The WinXL default dates start with 31 December 1899, so earlier "dates"
are interpreted as Text.
You can use helper columns and text functions (LEFT(),RIGHT(),MID()) to
put the Year, Month and Day in separate columns, then sort.
Take a look here for additional workarounds:
http://j-walk.com/ss/excel/files...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...Problem with named range for a large spreadsheet in Excel 2007
I am trying to generate a large Excel spreadsheet apprx. 10000 rows and 40
columns. I am generating defined name section in the Workbook.xml part of the
XLSM package. Here is a sample entry from that section
<definedName name="_._44802_._0_._0_._0_._top_line" localSheetId="0"
Although the generation goes fine, I can not open the spreadsheet as the
Excel throws an error message saying the package is corrupt. But this is not
the case if the spreadsheet is small say, 200 rows by 10 columns.