number rounding in MS Excel
This may have been answered many times.
In MS EXCEL is there a way that it calculates all numbers to 2 decimal
digit accuracy instead of the 15 digit default?
Thanks in advance for the answer.
You can set your decimal places in your cells as 2 and then check Precision
As Displayed on the Tools / Options / Calculation page. Be careful though,
it means what it says!!
"mahusain" <email@example.com> wrote in message
> This may have been answered many times.
> In MS EXCEL is ther...VBA to check for latest version of front end?
I have a split database where the users have a local copy of the frontend. I would like to use VBA to check whether the users have the mostrecent version. I have set up the following tables:tVersion-Back-End (link to table in the BackEnd version)tVersion-FrontEnd (local table in the FrontEnd version)Each has a field Version where I am planning to put in the versionnumbers.Now, I am just starting to use VBA in my Access projects. Can someonepoint me to some coding to accomplish my task above? Can someone alsopoint me to a good resource (book, website, course) that would take mefrom a beginn...VBA training suggestions?
I'm looking for tips on software out there on learning VBA for Excel. I know
how to create macros and have a good idea of what a script might look like
for the macro I created. I just want to learn how to write them on my own
for my personal use.
Thank you kindly for your input!
I do not know of any software for learning VBA, but you can't go wrong
looking at all the Excel VBA web sites as well as purchasing a copy of John
Walkenbach's "Excel 2003 Power Programming with VBA" http://j-walk.com/ss/.
Recording macros and then editing them is a pow...SpreadSheetML (XML for Excel)
A client of mine has Office X for Mac. I am wondering if this edition
of Excel supports SpreadSheetML. I have heard that it also support the
new Open XML formats (same as Office 11). Does anyone know if either of
these statements is accurate?
Thanks in advance,
I believe that both statements are wrong.
The XML converter for Office Next on the Mac has not yet been developed.
It's not likely to come until after the PC Office team ships their product
to retail -- until they stop CHANGING the thing :-)
My guess is that the converter won't appear until sometime...Public Folder link to Excel File
I have a user that claims that he had a shortcut to a spreadsheet "in
his public folders" at his old job. Obviously, he's an end user that
may or may not know what he's talking about.... I'm trying to figure
out the best way to accomodate him.
He basically wants an Excel file stored on a shared folder to be
available to all user as either a shortcut, or a link in the public
folders (can't post to a folder as he will be updating the sheet
regularly). When a user clicks on the shortcut/link, it would just
launch Excel and display the file.
Anybody have any ideas...Filters in Excel 2003
I am using Filters in Excel 2003.
Every cell in sheet B is linked to every cell in sheet A. That way I
can alter data in B without corrupting the original data in A. I then
highlight the cells in B that I want to assign a filter to and select
Advanced Filter. I have no criteria so I do not set that. I click OK.
I then select Filter again and this time select Auto Filter. Drop
down arrows appear at the top of my columns. Great, no problems so
far, I then select from the drop down list the criteria that I want to
filter. Again no problems, my list filters correctly.
But once I have do...Excel Opens Without Displaying Workbook
I am having issues with opening an Excel file. The file opens, but the workbook is not displayed. I tried the resolution in the article XL97: Excel Opens Without Displaying Workbook (http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;158996&Product=xlw97), but neither of the resolutions fixed the problem. Any suggestions??
Are you using Excel 97?
Fort Collins, CO
>I am having issues with opening an Excel file. The file
opens, but the workbook is not displayed. I tried the
resolution in the article XL97: Excel Opens Without
Di...VBA to creating autotext entries or quickparts in different catego
I have a VBA application that basically allows people to easily create
autotext entiries, move them between machines and use them making comments on
assignments. Currently it operates in EXACTLY the same way in Word 2003 and
2007 (using userforms) and I want to keep that as long as possible. You can
see the application at
http://emarking-assistant.baker-evans.com and either the screen image or
the video demos will give you an idea of what I am doing
Currently I store all the comments in a long list of autotext entries that
is displayed in a field with the value of the entr...Non-VBA way of making custom menus.
Sorry for the new thread but even on Google, the thread isn't showing up.
Well, it was SOOO easy, as I knew it would be. The webpage I quoted in my
message this morning didn't mention the "New Menu" at all!
So, here is the non-VBA way to create a custom menu:
- TOOLS > CUSTOMIZE
- under the categories available choose NEW MENU and then drag the NEW MENU
option under the Commands window up to the menu bar (like D'UH!! <lol>
Wish all those hours spent searching yielded webpages that gave this! <g>)
- THEN one can go back to the MACROS category a few line...View original Excel after saving over it
In error, i hit save instead of save as. I'd like to view the original
documents contents. is this at all possible. i use windows xp. excel 2003
Not very likely.
Try a Google search action if you haven't already, but I think it's
This underscores the importance of backups.
http://www.wimgielis.be = Excel/VBA, soccer and music
> In error, i hit save instead of save as. I'd like to view the original
> documents contents. is this at all possible. i use windows xp. excel 2003
In article <C2A3F0E7-24E0-43A5-809A-ECA719...printing imported gif files in Excel
When printing gif file with transparent background on the
grey(25%) background of Excel non-transparent part of the
picture has white border around it. Is there any way to
Thank you in advance...
I am working on a spreadsheet for work where it will calculate commissions to
be earned based on my sales. There is a table that I have to use to determine
what the percentage would be, how would I write an equation for that. For
example, the equation would have to say: if say D3 was = or < than %, use
cell# whatever and then have a sum in there. The table is on another sheet in
the document so that would have to be there too.
Basically, the way that my commissions are calculated is that we have to
take what I sold in any given month and find out what percentage of my yearly
plan i...Some Excel formatting functions taking a long time to work #2
Excel 2000 SP3
When I use some formatting functions for the first time in a
session, such as bold, increasing font size etc, it takes up to 30
seconds to work. Meantime Excel is locked up until it completes that
formatting call. I suspect faulty DLL?
Has anyone experienced this? How to fix (other than a complete re-
Any advice appreciated.
On Nov 5, 8:39=A0am, Piri <wiremu.pare...@hotmail.com> wrote:
> Excel 2000 SP3
> When I use some formatting functions for the first time in a
> session, such as bold, increasing font size etc, it takes =A0up to 30
> secon...compact database in VBA access 2007
I have recently upgrade to office 2007 from office 2003. To compact a
database from within the database itself, I used the follwing code.
Unfortunately it no longer works in access 2007. Is there some similar code
that will work?
Public Function FncCompactTheCurrentDB()
CommandBars("Menu Bar"). _
Controls("Database utilities"). _
Controls("Compact and repair database..."). _
On Thu, 28 Jan 2010 17:34:01 -0800, SL <SL@discussions.microsoft....VBA to put a copy of worksheet on the desktop 05-13-10
In my workbook XYZ I have a sheet ABC. With a button on sheet DEF I can
refresh sheet ABC. When the code finishes it job I want to add the actual
date (short European notation dmyy) and time (f.i. 241110 16.31) to the name
of the sheet (which becomes ABC 241110 16.31) and after that make a copy of
that sheet in a separate workbook and put that workbook as an icon on the
desktop of my computer. Is this possible? If so, please help me with the
necessary code. Thanks in advance for your assistance.
...How to save Japanese characters in CSV format of Excel ?
I would like to know, how to save the Doubly-Byte characters.For example,
Japanese in CSV of Excel.Here are the steps, I tried.
1. Open Excel
2. Copy pasted the Japanese charactesrs in a cell.It is displaying the
3. Save as CSV(Comma seperated file)
It is saving as ??????.
Thanks in advance for the info.
...Visual C++ 2005 always rebuilds
I have an MFC DLL project that I recently moved over to Visual Studio 2005.
However now the project always rebuilds entirely whenever I start debugging.
Even if I have only made a simple change to one file. Any help would be
Check the date on your source files to make sure that they are not in the
"Colin J Paterson" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in message
> I have an MFC DLL project that I recently moved over to Visual Studio
> However now the project always rebuild...Macro
I need a macro that help me to transfer name and address information from an
specific table in excel to a template in words on specific areas and then
print the word document.
The reason for this is that i need to create diferents letters to be sent to
the customers from the excel table.
Example of the table is:
soc seg, customer name, child name, customer code, add 1 , add2, city,
estate, zip code. all this information will be paste on word letter template
on specific areas or fields.
IMHO the best approach would be to set up a mail merge documen...Excel fun patch
Excel fun patch, have you see it?
Sometimes when I receive excel attachments in my email (outlook 2003) they
have a row height of 409.5 when I open them. I have to highlight the whole
sheet and change the row height before I am able to view the data. This does
not happen all the time and not from any particular person. I can forward
the email to another machine with excel 2003 and they open it with no
problem. I have downloaded all the patches and updates that I can find and
still no help. This is just an annoying quirk that is driving me nuts. Does
anyone have any ideas? TIA
How about a couple of silly guesses that might t...Need macro help to close excel
I have created a button in Access2000 that opens an Excel Spreadsheet. What
I need now is assit in closing excel upon completion. I can get an excel
macro to save my file and close the worksheet, but it is not closing excel
entirely. I'm on project with this employer and could use a response today
to fix this before I leave. Thanks much to any and all. My macro is as
' SaveClose Macro
' Macro recorded 9/27/2004 by cdjohnso
' Keyboard Shortcut: Ctrl+Shift+C
ActiveWorkb...Excel Text Function (Right, Left)
My sheet has columns like this
1. 63mmx 4kg
2. 75mmx 4kg SWR
How can i detect that if a1:a2 is right,3 "swr", that it should be returned
3 otherwise 6.
How can i add =right function with conditional formula.
Rao Ratan singh
fill down your column (move cursor over bottom right hand corner of the cell
when you see a +, double click)
check out www.hcts.net.au/tipsandtricks.htm
....well i'm working on it anyway
"Rao Ratan Singh" <RaoRatanSingh@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:D...Help with simple(?) VBA function
I'm trying to selectively BOLD cells by the use of a User-Defined function.
The VBA Help topics suggest something like this:
Worksheets("Sheet1").Range("A1:A5").Font.Bold = True
When I try to use it the referenced cells are not changed and the function
Can anyone point this VBA neophyte in the right direction?
A function can only return a value.
Macros and Functions (Macros as Opposed to Functions)
If all...copy chart from Excel to Powerpoint
I am trying to copy a chart from Excel to Powerpoint, but the button is
grayed out and it won't let me copy it.
You can convert the chart to a GIF (a picture) with my Excel Objects converter.
> I am trying to copy a chart from Excel to Powerpoint, but the button is
> grayed out and it won't let me copy it.
...Updating External Links Excel 2000 vs 2002/2003
I have a situation where I'm using Excel 2000 with a
workbook containing references to another workbook. When
opening the first workbook & the second workbook is not
available, you can say "no" to the update external links,
and still see all values as they were when the first
workbook was last closed.
However, when the same workbook is opened in Excel 2002 or
2003, the external links specified only as a cell reference
show the proper data (e.g, =wbkname!E1), but when they are
Excel formulae (specifically a SUMIF), I'm getting a #VALUE!
error in the pertinent cells