Adding bullet points to body of email using call and vba

Question : Adding bullet points to body of email using call and vba  I have this call that works. SendOutlookMail “recipient@domain.com”, “”, “Subject”, “Body Text”, “c:fullpathtoattachment.xls” However, I am not sure how to add bullets to the “Body text” can anyone help me on this. I would like to add bullet points to the email along with text using vba in excel.. Solution: Adding bullet points to body of email using Continue Reading →

Without vb, does excel have a COALESCE or (or IFNULL, or VALUE) function? VALUE(p1,p2,p3….) returns first nonempty parameter

Question : Without vb, does excel have a COALESCE or (or IFNULL, or VALUE) function?  VALUE(p1,p2,p3….) returns first nonempty parameter I get tired of using workarounds to do this function. A simple example: column A should show contents of col c, except empty cells would have the word “–emtpy–“. Sure, I can work around it with     if(c5=””,”–empty–“,c5)    , or with a custom format. But, I often would prefer Continue Reading →

ss32x25.ocx license file for custom control not found

Question : ss32x25.ocx license file for custom control not found ss32x25.ocx license file for custom control not found   Solution: ss32x25.ocx license file for custom control not found I ran a google for this and found the following hits for a forum, the thread sounds like it may be related: http://www.clubfarpoint.com/Forums/forums/2/78812/ShowThread.aspx (Page 1) http://www.clubfarpoint.com/Forums/forums/2/78812/ShowThread.aspx (Page 2) Most other google hits point back to these pages. If these don’t help can you give us Continue Reading →

Excel error: “style ‘comma’ not found”

Question : Excel error:  “style ‘comma’ not found” Originally, I built this spreadsheet in Lotus 123.  I later imported it into Excel 97.  It worked fine then.  As I have upgraded Excel, the spreadsheet has continued to work fine. Recently, I bought a new machine (running Windows XP), and I installed Office XP.  This version of Office uses Excel ver. 10.2614.2625. The problem is that now, when I want to format Continue Reading →

REP-0713: Invalid printer name specified by parameter DESNAME.

Question : REP-0713: Invalid printer name specified by parameter DESNAME. I could not print directly to a HP LaserJet 2200 printer a report, using the Oracle Application Server 6i. I call the report from a form via the run_product command. add_parameter(plid,’DESTYPE’,TEXT_PARAMETER,’Printer’); add_parameter(plid,’PARAMFORM’,TEXT_PARAMETER,’No’); add_parameter(plid,’DESNAME’,TEXT_PARAMETER,’myprinter’); run_product(REPORTS,’myreport’,SYNCHRONOUS,RUNTIME,FILESYSTEM,plid); I´ve tried using the driver name in the DESNAME parameter, instead of the printer name, but the error continues: “REP-0713: Invalid printer name specified by parameter DESNAME”. Continue Reading →

Need MD5 Hash Function for Excel – with usability like a formula function

Question : Need MD5 Hash Function for Excel – with usability like a formula function  I need a function that will take an entire cell value in Excel and convert the value into its MD5 hash equivalent in a new cell. I have seen several comments about using VBA or other software. However, I am not real familiar with VBA. I would like to have a function that works like the Continue Reading →

Download Microsoft Office 2013 Free Trial

As we all know, the latest version of Microsoft Office 2013 has now been released and you can download the final build. When downloading the latest build for version 2013, you will come across the trial version of Professional Plus 2013,  which includes all major applications like Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, OneNote, Access, Publisher, and MS Lync. To download MS Professional Plus, see the link given at the end of Continue Reading →

How To Save File As PDF Using MS Word 2013

While there are a number of PDF writers like CutePDF and Doro that can easily convert any type of document in PDF format from virtually any Windows application, you can easily convert any Microsoft Word document to PDF format using a built-in option. This feature is available in both MS Word 2013 and 2010.

How To Add A New Account in MS Outlook 2013

Microsoft has recently released the Microsoft Outlook 2013 suite and in a previous posts I covered some tips regarding MS Office 2013 applications, including  the process of connecting a Gmail account With Microsoft Outlook 2013. While adding an initial account is simple enough due to the wizard that displays after Outlook is launched for the first time, adding new accounts can be a bit confusing. Here is a small guide Continue Reading →

How To Connect Gmail Account With Microsoft Outlook 2013 And 2010

Connecting your Gmail account to Microsoft Outlook can have a number of advantages including easier management and integration of your emails and associated Google services. While connecting a email account is pretty simple, people can often get confused due to lack of knowledge of Pop3 and IMAP. In this post I will show you an easy way of connecting your Gmail account to MS Outlook 2013. The same method can Continue Reading →