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...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>
Norman Harker MVP (Excel)
Excel and Word Function Lists (Classifications, Syntax and Arguments)
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"DanB4105" <DanB4105.ywtpa@excelfor...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...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...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...Show date, time & day of week in one cell
Can I show the date, time and day of week in one cell.
09/03/07 8:30 AM
in one cell using the format (Format/Cells/Custom):
[$-409]mm/dd/yy h:mm AM/PM;@
Excel refuses to accept ddd for Mon or dddd Monday at the end of the format
I want it to read:
09/03/07 8:30 AM Monday in 1 cell.
I have Excel 2003.
mm/dd/yy h:mm AM/PM dddd;@
In article <Xns99B8A3CAF9130pencilunlistedcom@126.96.36.199>,
Burp <email@example.comINVALID> wrote:
> Can I show the date, time and day of week in one cell.
> I have:
> 09/03/07 8:30 AM
> in one cell using the for...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.
...default values in a cell
Hello, can you help me please
Cell B1 contains a complex mathematical formula which requires (in several
places) a number from cell A1.
Cell A1 can contain any integer number, but it is usually the same (30).
I would like to be able to leave cell A1 empty, and only enter a number when
it is not 30 ,
ie the default value of A1 is 30, unless specified.
How do I go about this ?
Should I look at conditional formatting, or put lots of IF functions into an
already complex formula?
Thank as always
Use 2 cells
Modify the complex formula to use B1 rather than A1 ( or any other un-u...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 ?
...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,
...print multiple pages on one sheet of paper
I am using mailmerge in Publisher to create placecards for a party we are
hosting. The final size of the placecards is 1.5" by 1.5" and we have to
print 100 final cards.
Publisher gives me the option of printing multiple copies of the same page
on one sheet of letter sized paper or one page on one sheet of letter sized
paper. What I would like to do, however, is print multiple different pages on
one sheet of paper. If I cannot find a solution for this, I will need to
print 100 separate pages with a 1.5" square box of copy in the center of each
In page setup, sel...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.
If desired, send your file to my address below. I will only look if:
1. You send a copy of this message on an inserted sheet
2. You give me the newsgroup and the subject line
3. You send a clear explanation of what you want
4. You send before/after examples and expected results.
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...How do I overlay text to a row without loosing the text in the ba.
I would like to know how to give an entire row (or column) a text overlay
such as "VOID" and still be able to view the text in the underlaying row (or
Thanks in advance.
Use WordArt from the Drawing toolbar. Change the Fill to None.
"Bruce Charles" <Bruce Charles@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
|I would like to know how to give an entire row (or column) a text overlay
| such as "VOID" and still be able to view the text in the underlaying row
| c...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...Call & Place Graphic Based on Cell Value?
Is there any way to call & place a graphic image based upon a cell value?
Maybe you can look at J.E. McGimpsey's page:
> Is there any way to call & place a graphic image based upon a cell value?
...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...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:
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...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...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.
...Default scene is solid blue but only on one account
I have 2 accounts with WLM, on one the default scene is as it should be, a
mix of blue and white. But on the other account it is solid blue. If i
change the scene in the program it changes to that but any contact windows i
open continue to be solid blue by the persons name but above that is the new
scene. I've done a repair job on 2 computers but does not fix the problem.
...Any way to open an excel file directly to a worksheet?
I am building an application with an icon that launches an excel file
when clicked. Is there any way I can open the file directly to a
specified worksheet? The names of the worksheet are fixed and so is the
file, so I am guessing adding some parameter after the filename should
do the trick. Any help will be appreciated.
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Hey...Please Help with Multiple Field Primary Keys
I have two tables in a database that have to use four fields for a unique
identifier and primary key. How do I set up a query to set a relationship
between those four fields together as one? When I add the tables to the
query I see the fields, but I am not having any success properly setting the
The upper half of the query design window is where the 2 tables appear.
Drag Field1 from Table1, and drop it into Field1 from Table2.
Access displays a join line from one table to the other.
Drag Field2 from Table1, and drop it into Field2 from Table2.
Repeat for the other 3 f...