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...Password Issue with MS Money 2003
I am not familiar with newsgroups but I hope it is a forum
to seek assistance. I am unable to reach MS support via
email from my home computer on this issue. My Money 2003
requires a net passport password to open my account in
Money that I have successfully accessed for approximately
12 months. It does not recognize my password now. I
have attempted several times with my existing password,
changed my net passport password, even uninstalled and re-
installed MS Money 2003 to gain access to my account.
Nothing has worked. Each time it states I have failed to
enter the corr...Outlook 2003 keeps crashing #2
I get this message when I look in System information. Outlook keeps
crashing quite often. I cannot for example delete two messages without
outlook crashing. My colleagues do not have this problem. We are using
the Microsoft mail exhange server.
Faulting application outlook.exe, version 11.0.5510.0, stamp 3f1380f0,
faulting module mso.dll, version 11.0.5606.0, stamp 3f334cce, debug? 0,
fault address 0x003b6e16.
Does anyone has a solution?=20
1) I would definitely apply Service Pack 2for Office 2003 + applicable
critical security updates.
2) Have you tried starting O...Exchange 2003 new install can not receive external email.
I have just setup a new Windows Server 2003 standard edition with
Exchange 2003 standard edition on it. I have been working for a while
trying to get it to receive external email. I can send out and send/
receive internal messages, but when someone trys to send me a message
from outside our network they get the following returned mail message
This Message was undeliverable due to the following reason:
Each of the following recipients was rejected by a remote mail
The reasons given by the server are included to help you determine
each recipient was rejected.
Recipient: <**...Microsoft POS #2
I have a group of customers that I am working on setting up A bundled POS
I have looked at RMS and Microsoft POS. The customer's are small bulk food
stores. They package all of the bulk food in various containers and weigh it
with a Hobart scale producing a label with an system 2 price enbedded
barcode. These are UPC A formats. They are for the most part simple single
store installs and donot require the complex RMS system.
I have setup the Microsoft POS version 2.0 and found it will work perfect
for these customers. The only problem when you programed the system you
l...Using expression builder object
I'm developing a wizzard in Access which builds import templates for various
data sources to a fixed set of tables. In step 3 the users must be able to
build an expression ; for instance Left([Fieldx],20) . Now I would like to
have a command button on my form which calls the Access expression builder to
allow the users to use this to build the expression. This expression will
then be stored in a text box linked to the templates table.
Anybody know how to call and use this object from VBA code?
I th...Using part of a cell in a chart title
I have a chart which should get a title. However, this should be partly be
used from a cell e.g.
"counted with 5%"
5% should be taken from the cell and used in the title.
Is this possible?
Yes it's possible but all of the chart title needs to be in the cell. So you
may need to use a helper cell and concatenate text and value.
Andy Pope, Microsoft MVP - Excel
"Nicole" <Nicole@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
news:5CB7A971-AA7F-4C34-BB42-7DC283AA2958@micro...Outlook 2003 and "Check Names"
We are testing Outlook 2003 at our office now and there is
one very frustrating "feature" that is bugging all of us.
When we create a new e-mail message and type in the first
name of a person from the global address book and hit ctrl-
k to check the name...we get a response that Outlook
doesn't recognize the name and there are "no suggestions".
The only way Check Name will successfully resolve the name
is if we type it last name first (ie, Gates, Bill). This
was not the case in Office XP or Outlook 2000. You could
search by first name (or partial first name)...Grammar check not working
I am using Word 2007 and have a problem with grammar and punctuation errors.
I deliberately put two spaces between words, do not put space after a comma,
write long sentences and finish a sentence without a verb but the green
underline never appears. The spell check is functioning properly, no problem
with that. In Word Options > Proofing, "Mark grammar errors as you type" is
selected. I changed that selection and tried again but it still did not work.
I used different languages as default language but no change.
I would be grateful if someone could come...how do I connect an object from one page to a different page?
I am trying to connect an object from one page to a seperate object on a
different page. The instructions say to hold down your mouse button then
click on the point you want it connected too. My problem is that is doesn't
allow you to select the starting point of the connector, then select a
different page, then click on your end point of the connector. Please help!
try using a hyperlink.
"Pepper" <Pepper@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
>I am trying to connect an object from one page to...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...Addressing within Exchange 2003
We are running Exchange 2003 SP2. We setup an MX record for a external
email(alumni.cup.edu) these mailboxes do not exist within our exchange org.
But when we send email to these externals email mailboxes we are getting the
#5.5.0 smtp;550 Mailbox unavailable.
Is there a way in exchange to ignore these email address so that we don't
get the NDR from within our Exchange Org?
On Fri, 4 Aug 2006 08:08:02 -0700, Sabo, Eric <email@example.com> wrote:
>We are running Exchange 2003 SP2. We setup an MX record for a external
>email(alumni.cup.edu...how do i add "Software Digrams" Folder in my Visio 2003
how do i add software diags folder in visio 2003 version. Like if i go to
File->New it shows folders like brainstorming, project schedule, block
diagrams but in my case its missing the Software Diags folder which contains
activity diags, web mock ups, use case diags etc. please let me know how to
get that template. thanks.
What edition of Visio are you using? Check by going to the About Microsoft
Office Visio dialog from the Help menu.
"Ankur" <Ankur@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> how...Filter recordset using query results
I have a form based on a query called [qry Quarterly Planning], it lists all
Itineraries on the system. On this form you can filter records by specifying
a Start and End Date for the [ReviewDate] and/or [Specialist]. It is a
subform on a main unbound form, lets call this Subform1. Along side this I
have another subform (Subform2) which displays ReviewDates that exist
against an Itinerary. In other words Subform1 has a start date of an
activity and if the activity lasts longer than 1 day, then the additional
dates are stored in Subform2 (ItineraryDates). Currently when I...Install Exchange 2003 Server on new Hardware with same name
I got a new server to move my Exchange Server Installation. I want to
keep the name I'm using now for my Server. Already read TechNet Article
"How to Move Exchange Server 2003 to New Hardware and Keep the Same
Server Name". Is there anything else that I should be aware of that is
not on this TechNet article? I'm using a different Disk Configuration,
does this matters? Should this be a smooth process?
Thanks for any help you can give.
The drive letters MUST match, because the paths of the databases are at the
Active Directory. The disks can have different sizes than the or...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...Outlook 2003
we have one client pc with Outlook 2003 where the following problem
if a mail is replied from a user created sub folder of the inbox, the
reply will not appear in sent mails, but will end up in the same sub
folder, sender and recipient appear as identical. The mail goes out
properly though, it's just that Outlook sets internally sender =
recipient and bounces the reply back to the subfolder in which the
original mail is stored.
This happens on a Win 2000 machine with SP4 and all updates, the other
clients use Outlook 2000 or XP and there is no such problem.
There are no ru...How can I change 'Normal' Style for Word e-mails to 'Normal (Web)'?
Hi, I'm using Word as my e-mail editor in Outlook 2003 and want to change
the default Style for e-mails from 'Normal' to 'Normal (Web)'.
The problem is that new e-mails and replies in HTML format use the 'Normal'
Microsoft Word 'Style', and this has no gap after paragraphs. The upshot of
this is that when sending an e-mail, I have to press return twice to create
a gap, but when the recipient views this, their software shows it as four
gaps (the extra carriage return I typed + their correctly viewed HTML
carriage return after each line).
E.g. I type this:
...[Exchange 2003] Mail enabled public folder and sender address
I have a Windows 2003 domain with a native mode Exchange 2003 organization;
there are some mail enabled public folders.
When a user replies to a message in a public folder, the outgoing mail's
sender address is the user's one; I want it to be the public folder's one,
or at least I'd like the "reply-to" address to be set to the public
How can I accomplish this?
You would need to grant the user permissions to be able to Send As the
public folder. By default, when you reply to a message that is in a PF, the
PF is not composing the ...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...Import from Eudora 6 to Outlook 2003
I am trying to import messages from Eudora 6 to Outlook 2003. I am receiving the error message "The mail folder could not be opened. If another application is using this file, please close and try again.
No other applications are running
Thanks for any help
see article 257354 of the microsoft knowledge base on
"Outlook Cannot Import Eudora Messages When Eudora Mail Is
Stored in a Non-Default Location"
>I am trying to import messages from Eudora 6 to Outlook
2003. I am receiving the error message ...White Printing
How do I print white text onto black paper? The text just comes out blank
when printed. I am using a black background on screen to see what it looks
like, then deleting that so I can print in white.
On Mon, 12 May 2008 18:46:03 -0700, PJ1980
>How do I print white text onto black paper? The text just comes out blank
>when printed. I am using a black background on screen to see what it looks
>like, then deleting that so I can print in white.
Does your printer have a WHITE ink cartridge?
You can't do it.
Ther...Using Visio HTML output within frames
I want to include visio HTML output in a frame of another html file.
Unfortunately it is not working.
I understood the problem is in vml_*.htm files. It is due to, the
target arrtibute(pointing to _parent) in v:shapetype tag and
href attribute (pointing to #) in v:shape tag. These attributes should
point to "_top" and "<target-html-file>#" respectively inorder to work.
I want to change these options while saving .vsd as web page?
I would appreciate if you can help me in this regard.
coor...Newbie Question: Using Web Services
I've been trying to implement Infopath with CRM with no success. I've
tried the example, http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/dnmbscrm1_2/html/mbs_crminfopathcrmintegration.asp,
to no avail. I have followed the example to the letter, but find the
information about publishing the Web Service to the server to be
somewhat lacking. Admittedly, I am not a programmer, and I am
continually running into an error in line 54:
Has anyone else ...Office 2003, Outlook (Outlook Today)...
OK, this is driving me nuts.
I note that w' 2003 (and XP (2002)?) the default install sets the
startup folder to the Inbox.
IIRC, one of the earlier Offices installed Outlook to startup w' that
"all in one view" - Outlook Today.
So just as a wee test - I thought I'd try that for a while, and indeed I
found it quite handy to be able to see all pertinent data on the one
*However* (and I'm wondering if this is the case with others), I *HAVE*
to use my mouse, whenever I switch to the Inbox, or Calendar, or Tasks
to get the damn focus onto a 'sujbect&...