help with log file
Got a database in SQL2005 that is basically a download of a daily flat text
files and creating tables from them.
The log.ldf file is frikkin huge. It's over 146GB and I don't need this, I
have storage issues. How do I shorten down this file and keep it small
Have you read about managing the transaction log in the Books Online?
How big is your database?
What recovery model are you in?
What kinds of backups are you doing, and how frequently?
If you are not in SIMPLE recovery, and you don't back up your log, it will
continue to grow. Even...Email not working when called from IE or a directory file
When I right click on a file in a directory (such as a photo) I get a
menu that includes 'Send to' and an option to 'Mail recipient'. When I click
on that it used to launch an email composition window from Outlook and the
file is an attachment. For some reason, that function has stopped working. I
checked my Outlook preferences and the box designating Outlook as the
default email client is checked. I am using Outlook 2003 SP1 and this
problem has just started in the last week. My OS is XP Home 5.1.2600.
In addition, if I am using Internet Explorer (IE) and try to email a
...Getting Data Shapes to Work with Custom Stencils
I imported a picture and saved it as a shape. Then I linked data from a SQL
database. I can get the data to show up in the Shape Date, but I can't get a
Data Graphic to appear.
Note that I can get Data Graphics to work with out of the box shapes in the
same drawing - just not the custom picture.
Tried in both Visio 2007 and 2010 Beta. What am I doing wrong?
Thanks in advance.
...Folders disappearing after compacting file cabinet
Twice, now, I've lost a good chunk of e-mail I've saved in different folders
because I've compacted my file cabinet. Anything with a file folder named
with E or beyond gets dumped. A through D only remains. Any ideas as to
what's going on? Thanks!
Did you compact or run ScanPST.EXE? I've never heard of a compact deleting
valid data unless, of course, the file was damaged before running the
compact. I hate to ask but do you have a backup of your PST from before this
"Karen C." <kcunningham @ iglou.com> wrote in message
news:...MS Excel file extension changed through e-mail
MS Excel .xlsx files sent as attachments are received without the x,
as a .xls instead. The same is true for MS Word .docx changed to .doc
Answered in the Word group. Please don't post the same question in multiple
groups. It not only causes responders to waste their time replying to
questions that have already been answered but it also makes it more
difficult for you to follow up on the replies. If it truly is an issue that
involves more than one app either post to the Office group rather than the
individual groups or use a newsreader rather than the web interface & learn
to ...How to Arrange Data for Chart
I charted the following data in a clustered column chart.
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4
FY07 - Total 167 23 20 43 81
FY08 - Total 178 22 40 26 90
These are total department errors segregated by levels for each fiscal year.
There are 3 different departments involved. What I did was just total the
errors for each FY and each level. Now my boss wants to see how many errors
were performed within each level by Dept A, Dept B and Dept C and compare the
2 fiscal years. I hope I’m explaining...Dump file corrupt
THIS DUMP FILE IS PARTIALLY CORRUPT.
KdDebuggerDataBlock is not present or unreadable.
Unable to read PsLoadedModuleList
THIS DUMP FILE IS PARTIALLY CORRUPT.
KdDebuggerDataBlock is not present or unreadable.
KdDebuggerData.KernBase < SystemRangeStart
Kernel Version 2600 ...Network File lock not detected
We have a workbook that about a dozen people get in and
out of all day. I have a problem with one user's excel
not always locking the file, or it could be a problem with
other users not detecting the file is in use and
displaying the in use message, do you want to open a read
only or wait. Is there anything I can do in execel to fix
that or is it a network issue. Running XP pro, office xp
pro, and 2k server.
From my experience, it is a network issue. They need to unlock the file because Excel cannot.
Fixed it, Windows didn't have sp1 on it. For some reason it fixed the
pr...How to update contacts in WLM via csv file?
I have nearly 2,000 email addresses in my contacts list. I managed to get
WLM to list them, although I do notice some are missing. Now, I want to
update them with new/revised contacts through a new cvs file, which I
exported from OE. However, the contacts import program just hangs and
Do I need to delete the existing list first? If so, how do I do that?
I am using WLM v.2009 Build 14.0.8 on Windows 7
Are you logging in to Live services? It will say your profile name under
the close X.
"Bumper21248" wrote in message
news...pst file might be corrupted
Hi all. I am not able to view my pst file at all via my outlook 2000. I tried
to recover it via scanpst but scanpst stopped halfway through the process and
said that an error occured without specifying which error. Is there any other
way to recover this pst file? Thks in advance.
How big is the PST file?
"inenewbl" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> Hi all. I am not able to view my pst file at all via my outlook 2000. I
> to recover it via scanpst but scanpst stopped halfway ...Users and Asset Data linked on Form
I have two tables, one a Staff list and the other an Asset list
extracted from seperate databases, the information in the tables has
absolutely no common data, I have a form with the user name and other
bits and pieces on from the staff list and also a drop down list of
all asset numbers which I can then select the appropiate asset number
from then, that asset number and other details I would like to be
associated to that user.
I have tried, I have done this in the past about 4 years ago but I
cannot remember any of it!
Any help would most appreciated
T...VBA to call file based on date
I wonder if anyone can help me with a VBA routine to check for the presence
of a specific file.
The file is saved on a dialy basis in the format "userfile_run_YYYYMMDD.xls"
i am seeking help with a vb code that will check if today or any specified
days report is generated. i guess excel can use the date format to read the
specified location for the file.
Thank you in advance for your help.
.....Coming from Where I'm from.
Dim sFile As String
sFile = Dir("C:myPath\userfile_run_" & Format(Date,"yyyymmdd") & ".xls")
If s..."The image file ___ is valid but ...."
"The image file ________ is valid but is for a machine type other than the
What does this message dialog mean on Win XP x64?
It means that the program you're trying to run is 16-bit. There is NO 16-bit
support in any 64-bit version of Windows. You'll need to run the application
in a virtual machine running some earlier version of Windows.
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> "The image file ________ is valid but is...How do I put Excel data into a US map format?
I want to feed Excel data about population and trends into a map format
instead of a bar graph or pie chart. Is there a plug-in or some such thing
that I can use that works with Excel? Ultimately, I want to have each state
depicted by a color code for a range of population or an amount of certain
I am using Excel 2002 in a Windows XP environment.
...how do I sum only visible data in a column
I have some rows manually hidden, Please is there a formula I can apply to
return the sum of the unhidden data contain in a column?
If you don't want to use VBA (create a UDF), you could review the following
In any case, there is a fundamental issue with both approaches: since
hiding/unhiding rows doesn't trigger any event, such event will have to be
forced from time to time, or maybe you can leave with the formulae updating
their result in the next recalculation...print mass Powerpoint certificates from Excel file
I get Excel lists of students that require training certificates. I have a
PowerPoint certificate. Is it possible to do something simular to a mail
In article <BFBA41AC-26D1-4B30-8C54-425C2E8A50F0@microsoft.com>, Go to Girl
> I get Excel lists of students that require training certificates. I have a
> PowerPoint certificate. Is it possible to do something simular to a mail
Not out of the box, but we have a commercial PowerPoint add-in that does
exactly this. You can try out a fully functional demo to see if it meets your
needs. Mo...Can Import Email Data Filed from Office XP to Office 2003
My HD failed but I had a backup of my Office XP Pro personal file folder
with a lot of emails I needed. The file is about 128MB in size. I put a new
HD in and installed Office 2003 Pro. When I go to open the old file Outlook
2003 says that the file "is not a personal folders file". (It was backed up
to a CD ROM prior to the crash so the source file should be good.) I really
don't want to uninstall Office 2003 and put back Office XP. Any idea why
2003 won't open the file and how to work around that? Many thanks in advance
to anyone who knows the solution. Alan.
The only pro...Importing External Data
I keep trying to import data from an Access database and I continually get
the same error.
"ODBC Microsoft Access Driver The text file specification "Inserts" does
not exist You cannot import., export or link using this specification."
Well the spec does exist, the queries run just fine in Access. The data
source are linked text files using the "Inserts" specification, which
definitely does exist.
Sumpens wrong, but danged if I know what it is.
...Data Validation date field
I don't understand why this isn't working. I just want to make sure that
they don't put a future date in the polydate field. Is me.polydate > now()
an invalid expression?
Private Sub Form_BeforeInsert(Cancel As Integer)
If Me.PolyDate > Now() Then
Cancel = True
MsgBox "Please enter a date that falls prior to today's date"
It does not appear to be invalid. It is always helpful to post the error you
are getting and if it is a runti...How to open saved .DBX files?
I saved a folder of e-mails to CD from Outlook Express
shortly before my last computer died. I desperately need
to open the folder (saved as a .dbx file) by tomorrow, to
get my husband (in Portugal watching the footie) the
details of his hotel!!I am now running Xp and have both
outlook and outlook express(office 2003)
I tried open with, but selecting OE takes you into the OE
files rather than selecting it as a prog.If I try open
with outlook, it just appears as a folder attachment in
Can anybody help me open this wretched thing???
Ask in an Outlook Express forum. This is an...How to Update the Data in RichEditView
Hi every body,
I am trying to split the RichEditView,its splitting,but i am not able
to update the data in all views.If any body knows give a suggestion.
...Transpose Address Data
Is there any way to transpose a range of data automatically? I know about
using the transpose function in Excel, but to use it I need to manually
select what I want to transpose. I have about 13000 rows that I want to
transpose (end result would be about 1000 rows of address details).
The biggest problem I have is that I can't find any thing in the list of
data that highlights where I would want to start a new range. It also looks
like not everything is a set number of rows, so I can't even transpose every
Is there anything I can do other than select, copy, paste speci...Getting Data from another sheet? #3
WHere do I save it to
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The manual is not ready yet (First version of the Add-in)
Save the file where you want on your PC.
Then in Excel go to Tools>Add-ins.. Browse to the file..OK
You see it in the list now (Select it)
Regards Ron de Bruin
"bludovico" <bludovico.1dribg@excelforum-...Sync Money Files
I have a laptop and desktop, both running Money 07.
I have been away from home for three months and have been keeping my
expenses in Money on my laptop. My wife has been keeping our records on the
desktop. My problem is how to combine the two files so that I have one set
of money files. When I cease travelling, the notebook will not be used for
Money work; but the desktop will. So I need to combine the two files.
Are there any solutions?
There is no easy way to do this. There aren't even many hard ones. Have you
already done this or are you only pondering a re...Can Windows client application read/write data to remote SQL Server database?
Can a Windows client application read/write data to a remote SQL
> Can a Windows client application read/write data to a remote SQL
> Server database?
Certainly. SQL Server is a client-server DBMS and the service often runs
remotely on a separate server.
Hope this helps.
SQL Server MVP