Will pay for need help and occasional advise on using excel ....

 "sorry if this is off post ...will be my last"



Thx in advance for your help and interest.

  i am an independant oil and gas consultant and have a fair

amount of computer experience but, am absolutely lost when it

comes to data bases .... i found a database online (in .php format)

that contains names, addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers

and email addresses of companies and people within the oil and

gas industry ... i want to be able to utilize this db in excel so i can

sort certain companies or people and use excels "mail merge"

system to send them emails.


  i WANT to show my appreciation by paying something for this  

service .... and i will.


  i have queried the online db for all entries located within the

united states and received over 70,000 entries .... i then copied

and pasted them to microsoft word ... it is now 174 pages

(840KB) .. i have it saved to a file ... i can send a copy of this

WORD attachment....

( Update Note: i have found that my 840KB word document only

contain around 560 entries ... well short of the 70,000 .... i

assume that perhaps the server went down while downloading

..... i did get some messages about not having enough memory. )

 Here is what the 1st three entries look like

when copied and pasted from Word;

"Company: PetroInvest LLC

Map It from MapQuest!  Map It from Google!  What's the Weather

Like?  Phone to Google!  Fax to Google!
Industry:
Web based exchange linking private placement drilling programs

with securities broker-dealers and qualified institutional

investors.

Department:
Division / Booth:
Position: President
Lastname, Firstname: King, Steven
Phone: 713-667-5692
Fax:
Email: sking@petroinvest.com
Address Line 1: 2222 Maroneal Street
Address Line 2: Suite 1517
City, State/Province Zipcode: Houston, TX 77030
Country: USA
Website: www.petroinvest.com

Company: B & B Resourses

Map It from MapQuest!  Map It from Google!  What's the Weather

Like?  Phone to Google!  Fax to Google!
Industry:
Investor opertor oil gas

Department:
Division / Booth:
Position: Owner
Lastname, Firstname: Barrow, Chuck
Phone: 918-495-1128
Fax: 918-495-0537
Email:
Address Line 1: 3637 east 67th Street
Address Line 2:
City, State/Province Zipcode: Tulsa, Ok 74136
Country:
Website:

Company: Thomas Family Trusts

Map It from MapQuest!  Map It from Google!  What's the Weather

Like?  Phone to Google!  Fax to Google!
Industry:
Private investor in royalties and working interests.

Department:
Division / Booth:
Position: Trustee
Lastname, Firstname: Thomas, Greg
Phone: 904-287-7689
Fax:
Email: tallguy525@comcast.net
Address Line 1: PO Box 600755
Address Line 2:
City, State/Province Zipcode: Jacksonville, FL 32260
Country: USA
Website: "


What i'd like to be able to do;

               1.)  I would like all info put into excel.  I would like

 each of the following categories in its own column so

the db can be sorted by one or more of them;              

                   Company:
                               Industry:
                               Department:
                               Division / Booth:
                               Position:
                               Lastname, Firstname:
                               Phone:
                               Fax:
                               Email:
                               Address Line 1:
                               Address Line 2:
                               City, State/Province Zipcode:
                               Country:
                               Website:
                              
               2.)   I would like both the email addresses and the

website addresses to remain as active links as they are in the

WORD format  as well as the online db.

               3.)   Please note "Lastname and Firstname" are in the

same category (column) .. I would like to separate them into 2

different categories (columns).

               4.)   Please note "City, State/Providence Zipcode" are in

the same category (column) .. I would like to separate them into

3 different categories (columns). It would be great to be able to

sort the db with "City", "State", and "Zipcode".   
 
               5.)   Also, i am enclosing the link to the website that

contains the full db ...(  http://eeea.org/subscribe.htm  ) in order

to view it or download it, you will need to sign up for a free 5

day trail which gives full access  ..... i would really like to have

 the entire db which would include all countries other than the
United States or in the alternative, all U.S. entries (70,000 plus)
would be fine.

             6.)   You will note every entry contains a live link with

the following;

  "Map It from MapQuest!  Map It from Google!
What's the Weather Like?  Phone to Google!  Fax to Google!"

These would all need to be globally taken out of the db.

              In closing, I want to be able to open up the db in excel,

sort by one or more categories and use excels "mail merge"

feature to send the same email to all those queried.
              

Please let me know if you might be interested in this project or
require any further information.


Thx,

jerry
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Jerry in Oklahoma wrote:
> 
>  "sorry if this is off post ...will be my last"
> 
> Thx in advance for your help and interest.
> 
>   i am an independant oil and gas consultant and have a fair
> 
> amount of computer experience but, am absolutely lost when it
> 
> comes to data bases .... i found a database online (in .php format)
> 
> that contains names, addresses, phone numbers, fax numbers
> 
> and email addresses of companies and people within the oil and
> 
> gas industry ... i want to be able to utilize this db in excel so i can
> 
> sort certain companies or people and use excels "mail merge"
> 
> system to send them emails.
> 
>   i WANT to show my appreciation by paying something for this
> 
> service .... and i will.
> 
>   i have queried the online db for all entries located within the
> 
> united states and received over 70,000 entries .... i then copied
> 
> and pasted them to microsoft word ... it is now 174 pages
> 
> (840KB) .. i have it saved to a file ... i can send a copy of this
> 
> WORD attachment....
> 
> ( Update Note: i have found that my 840KB word document only
> 
> contain around 560 entries ... well short of the 70,000 .... i
> 
> assume that perhaps the server went down while downloading
> 
> .... i did get some messages about not having enough memory. )
> 
>  Here is what the 1st three entries look like
> 
> when copied and pasted from Word;
> 
> "Company: PetroInvest LLC
> 
> Map It from MapQuest!  Map It from Google!  What's the Weather
> 
> Like?  Phone to Google!  Fax to Google!
> Industry:
> Web based exchange linking private placement drilling programs
> 
> with securities broker-dealers and qualified institutional
> 
> investors.
> 
> Department:
> Division / Booth:
> Position: President
> Lastname, Firstname: King, Steven
> Phone: 713-667-5692
> Fax:
> Email: sking@petroinvest.com
> Address Line 1: 2222 Maroneal Street
> Address Line 2: Suite 1517
> City, State/Province Zipcode: Houston, TX 77030
> Country: USA
> Website: www.petroinvest.com
> 
> Company: B & B Resourses
> 
> Map It from MapQuest!  Map It from Google!  What's the Weather
> 
> Like?  Phone to Google!  Fax to Google!
> Industry:
> Investor opertor oil gas
> 
> Department:
> Division / Booth:
> Position: Owner
> Lastname, Firstname: Barrow, Chuck
> Phone: 918-495-1128
> Fax: 918-495-0537
> Email:
> Address Line 1: 3637 east 67th Street
> Address Line 2:
> City, State/Province Zipcode: Tulsa, Ok 74136
> Country:
> Website:
> 
> Company: Thomas Family Trusts
> 
> Map It from MapQuest!  Map It from Google!  What's the Weather
> 
> Like?  Phone to Google!  Fax to Google!
> Industry:
> Private investor in royalties and working interests.
> 
> Department:
> Division / Booth:
> Position: Trustee
> Lastname, Firstname: Thomas, Greg
> Phone: 904-287-7689
> Fax:
> Email: tallguy525@comcast.net
> Address Line 1: PO Box 600755
> Address Line 2:
> City, State/Province Zipcode: Jacksonville, FL 32260
> Country: USA
> Website: "
> 
> What i'd like to be able to do;
> 
>                1.)  I would like all info put into excel.  I would like
> 
>  each of the following categories in its own column so
> 
> the db can be sorted by one or more of them;
> 
>                    Company:
>                                Industry:
>                                Department:
>                                Division / Booth:
>                                Position:
>                                Lastname, Firstname:
>                                Phone:
>                                Fax:
>                                Email:
>                                Address Line 1:
>                                Address Line 2:
>                                City, State/Province Zipcode:
>                                Country:
>                                Website:
> 
>                2.)   I would like both the email addresses and the
> 
> website addresses to remain as active links as they are in the
> 
> WORD format  as well as the online db.
> 
>                3.)   Please note "Lastname and Firstname" are in the
> 
> same category (column) .. I would like to separate them into 2
> 
> different categories (columns).
> 
>                4.)   Please note "City, State/Providence Zipcode" are in
> 
> the same category (column) .. I would like to separate them into
> 
> 3 different categories (columns). It would be great to be able to
> 
> sort the db with "City", "State", and "Zipcode".
> 
>                5.)   Also, i am enclosing the link to the website that
> 
> contains the full db ...(  http://eeea.org/subscribe.htm  ) in order
> 
> to view it or download it, you will need to sign up for a free 5
> 
> day trail which gives full access  ..... i would really like to have
> 
>  the entire db which would include all countries other than the
> United States or in the alternative, all U.S. entries (70,000 plus)
> would be fine.
> 
>              6.)   You will note every entry contains a live link with
> 
> the following;
> 
>   "Map It from MapQuest!  Map It from Google!
> What's the Weather Like?  Phone to Google!  Fax to Google!"
> 
> These would all need to be globally taken out of the db.
> 
>               In closing, I want to be able to open up the db in excel,
> 
> sort by one or more categories and use excels "mail merge"
> 
> feature to send the same email to all those queried.
> 
> 
> Please let me know if you might be interested in this project or
> require any further information.
> 
> Thx,
> 
> jerry

-- 

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2/19/2007 2:45:50 PM
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