Auto-format in Microsoft Excel.
Each time i try to enter a number range, for example, 8-
10, in Excel, it constantly re-formats it to a date. If I
change the formatting to "General" it turns it into a
random number, usually 38209. I would like to turn off
ALL auto-formatting, but that's probably asking too
much. How do I disable this frustrating feature?
When you enter "8-10" in a cell, that's not strictly a number but Excel
thinks you mean a date so converts it as such.
A date is a number and in your example the number 38209 represents August 10
2004 which is not a ra...MS Money 95 data files
I hope that some one can answer this for me.
I have used MS Money 95 for years, and it works just fine for me on Windows
XP, however, I now have to reformat my hard drive, and have discovered that
I can nolonger find my original install disk. Will the latest versions of
Money still read the MS Money 95 data files. All that I have ever used the
program for is to track my investments, and am unlikely to do any different
in the future.
In microsoft.public.money, Stan Banner wrote:
>I hope that some one can answer this for me.
>I have used MS Money 95 for years, and...Excel not Access
I have designed an Access database that holds records relating to my stores
audit results going back for about 5 years plus a load more information
relating to these stores. This was used to produe a pack once a month,
however a change in senior management means that I have got to shelve this
and prodce a similar pack in Excel.
The idea would be that the user could select a month or a 12 mnth date range
that would produce data that could then be used to populate a number of excel
templates that have been designed. Having not used excel for years I would be
grateful for any suggestion...How to keep format when importing Excel into SQL.
Can anybody help me please?
When I import Excel file into SQL, a field that formated as 0000000000
(custom), loosing leading zeros. I tried to change data type in SQL after
importing. No luck.
I appretiate any help.
See if using IMEX=1 helps:
I tried this, but got an error: "The OLE DB provider
"Microsoft.Jet.OLEDB.4.0" has not been registered."
Thank you very much for looking into this.
"Plamen Ratchev" wr...Excel 2007
When I select cells to copy as a picture in Excel 2007, the resolution is
terrible. Text and objects with shadow's are very blotchy when pasting the
How do you change the resolution of a 'Copy Picture'?
...Parsing data from one spreadsheet into another format
The data that we dump out of one machine comes in like below.
%AT_1300 Bottoms|Conductivity| (Water Out) InputRange VDC1to5
%AT_1300 Bottoms|Conductivity| (Water Out) Custom_Range_Low 0.0
%AT_1300 Bottoms|Conductivity| (Water Out) Custom_Range_Hi 0.0
%AT_1300 Bottoms|Conductivity| (Water Out) MinScale 0.0
%AT_1300 Bottoms|Conductivity| (Water Out) MaxScale 20.0
%AT_1300 Bottoms|Conductivity| (Water Out) EngUnits mhos
%AT_1300 Bottoms|Conductivity| (Water Out) StepResponseTime 1.0
%AT_1300 Bottoms|Conductivity| (Water Out) DigFiltTimeCnst 0.016
And I need to convert this data to this f...Input Excel 'Password to Open' through control in access form
We know,Excel has prompt password
to open it files.
Is it possible to create a code that can
supplies the excel prompt password?.So that when we
open the excel file through our access control in a form,
the excel files can be opened automatically.But when the
excel files opened from its default icon,it will prompt a
...data input in text box
We have a form which the operator enters data in a text box. Currently we
have a 'done' button on the form that the operator clicks to send the text
box info to a vba program. How can we send the text box info to the vba
program when the operator hits the enter key @ the end of the data entry for
the text box? TIA
In Christ's matchless name
ted & colleen
Use the control's AfterUpdate event.
Doug Steele, Microsoft Access MVP
(no e-mails, please!)
"ted" <n6trf@arr...Transferring over outlook data to new XP machine
How do I transfer over my old emails, address book to my
new XP machine? I have looked over the internet and found
nothing the tells me EXACTLY how to do this, any help
would be greatly appreciated.
If your using MS Outlook copy your .PST file across and import it into the new install.
>If your using MS Outlook copy your .PST file across and import it into the
No, don't import it. Simply use "File">"Open"
3290 Patterson Ave. SE, MS 1B3
Grand Rapids, MI 49512-1991
Brian.Tillman is the nam...How To Copy MS Word mailing labels into Excel
I have a word doc that I want to put into Excel. I want to add some
more fields to the names and addresses. Is this simple or do I have to
learn how to program?
City of Grand Prairie
Michael, have you tried to copy and paste the data into excel?
Always backup your data before trying something new
Please post any response to the newsgroups so others can benefit from it
Feedback on answers is always appreciated!
Using Excel 2000 & 97
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"Michael Rodriguez" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote in messa...How do I use traffic lights in excel
I am wanting to use traffic lights in excel that change colour based on the
result of a variance cell, ie if the result of the cell is 10 make the
traffic light green, if it is 20 make the traffic light amber, if the result
is 30 make the traffic light red. How do I do this?
Format>Conditional Formatting>Cell Value is:
Note: you can add up to 3 conditions(4 if you count default)
Gord Dibben Excel MVP
On Wed, 22 Dec 2004 16:35:03 -0800, Shorty <Shorty@discussions.microsoft.com>
>I am wanting to use traffic lights in excel that change colour based on the
&g...Sorting Data #5
Is there formula or anyway to be able sort the below data into a format that
I could create a pivot table on? I spend to many hours doing this every month.
Invoice #: 12345 Invoice Date: 1/16/1950 A/P Code: ABC
Due Date: 1/16/1950 Total Payable: $100.00 Reference: Freight:
Account #: 1234 Description: Name Reference 1 Amount: $100.00
Account #: 4321 Description: Name Reference 2 Amount: $100.00
Account #: 9876 Description: Name Reference 3 Amount: $100.00
Any help would be much appreciated!!
You need to show a Before and After version.
You still might not get any help, but your ...Unexpected error message on closing an Excel file
Suddenly I am getting the following message when I try to close a workbook:
"Your formula contains an invalid external reference to a worksheet.
Verify that the path, workbook, and range name or cell reference are
correct, and try again"
The mysterious thing is that it does not happen consistently and that, after
I click OK after the above message, I can still save the file.
What might be the cause of this error message and can the "invalid
reference" be tracked down using one of the utility add-ins such as J.
If it only happens when you close ...help with simple maths in excel
I want to do a simple arithmatic excercise in excel for my grand daughter.
It is stuff like 2+2 =4
Smart me has hit a problem at the first hurdle...
I need to put 2 in one cell the + in another cell and then 2 in another = in
another and then she puts the answer in the next one. So the above would
have 4 cells completed and she would put the answer in the 5th one.
When I use the + or = sign in a cell of its own it (excel) thinks I am doing
an equation, is there a way around this?
I will work on the answer like if she gets it correct or wrong how I will do
that...a sound or som...HELP! Need to export hourly sales data on POS (NOT RMS)
How can I export hourly sales data across a date range? For instance, I
want to show hourly sales for the month of October so I can graph it and
post it in our break room.
If I can't export hourly data, can I export daily sales?
The built-in reports don't address this data format.
This is a multi-part message in MIME format.
Mark, This should work for you. Keep in mind it takes up to 5-10 minutes to
load...How to change font size on formula bar in Excell 2007
I don't find Tools>Options>General (as suggested in other post answers) in
Excel 2007. On the Office button there is an Excel Options but it doesn't
provide a method of changing font size on the office but. My font is so
small I can barely see it.
Office button>ExcelOptions>Popular tab>in the "When creating new workbooks"
section, choose font and font size
Microsoft MVP - Excel
"jimwillie" <email@example.com> wrote in message
news:588AAC05-0F52-404E-AA01-128E70E02D0B@microso...printing multi page newsletters with publisher 2000
Created a new newsletter in publisher 2000, tried to print it on my Epson
Photo R1800 printer which supports up to 13x19 sheet paper and 13"x***' in
roll format and could not select a format to print pages 1 and 4 on one side
and then 2 and 3 on the other. Downloaded an instruction sheet from
Microsoft on printing "two 8.5-by11-inch pages per 11-by-17-inch sheet of
paper" It says on "file" click "print", choose a printer that can print on
11x17, then click "Book Printing Option" at the bottom of the dialog box.
Problem is this "Bo...Opening Excel Workbooks
I'm running into an issue where if I click on an Excel
file through My Documents, it doesn't automatically bring
I get the toolbar but the actual spreadsheet doesn't
appear on the screen. I have to click on the taskbar to
get it to pop up.
If I already have Excel active and I open a file through
Excel, this doesn't happen.
Here is a similar thread:
Message posted from http://www.ExcelForum.com
Take a look at Tools-Options-General tab- uncheck ignore
other application...How do I merge cells with multiple data values?
I've tried highlighting the two cells which are in the same row. It
suggested that I format and align. Both of which I've tried. I keep getting
the same error message, "The selection contains multiple data values. Merging
into one cell will keep the upper-most data only." I need to make the cells
one with all my information. Is this possible?
Not knowing what you want to do, let me make a suggestion. Put all your
data into the first cell and leave the second cell empty. Select both
cells. Click on Format - Cells - Alignment tab. In the "Horizontal" b...Excel DNS query
Is there a way for an Excel function to query a DNS server?
Not that I know of, but you can turn on the macro recorder, use 'get
external data' and tailor the resulting code into a user function of your
E.g. I've used this to create a button to get MS-Access data from a query
that has the same name as the sheet (tab) name. It saves me a lot of
<firstname.lastname@example.org> schreef in bericht
> Is there a way for an Excel function ...[b]Can I download Excel data to a MS Access database?[/b]
I've built an Excel 2002 form that I want our internal customers to
access from our intranet, and use. Once completed, they will send it
to us as an e-mail attachment. I'd like to be able to open it, and
somehow download the data from the form into an MS Access 2002
database I've built (so that we don't have to rekey it into the
Is this possible or even feasible? Any and all help is appreciated.
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in Access check 'File - Import External data'
I have a 23.8 meg excel 2000 spreadsheet set for manual calculation saved to
my local hard drive. Every time I try to open it, it takes forver and
sometimes never opens but I do not get any error messages, let me just tell
you that I am running a P4, 1 GB memory, Office 2K with SP3, and nothing else
running when I try to open it. As I said it is set for manual calculation,
and it is cleared to not auto calculate when opening or closing. Any idea's
as to why this is happening?
I don't know why you're having this problem but I would like to point
something out for w...why are links to websites (inserted in publisher documents) disab.
why are links to websites and e-mailadresses (inserted in publisher
documents) still working in emailpreview but disabled in webpage preview?
...HELP! remote data not accessible msg
I have a use who is currently using a Bloomberg DDE add-
in. Whenever he attempts to activate the add-in to
retreive remote data, the system hangs. If I go to task
manager, I then see a message stating "Remote data not
accessible. To access this data Excel needs to open
another program.... I have searched the knowledge base
and didn't find much help. Does anyone have any ideas? I
am desperate!!!! We are currently using Excel 2003 in XP
...Publisher Not Responding
I installed MS Office Small Business. Excel and Publisher
are locking up as soon as I try to do anything. When I
CRTL ALT DEL the programs are "not responding." Is there
a file that could be missing. I remember something about
a kernel file from MS Office 98. I would apppreciate your
Have you installed the service packs?
Mary Sauer MS MVP
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