Excel formula to calculate percentage attendance

Question : Excel formula to calculate percentage attendance  Hi guys, I’m looking for help with an Excel formula – here’s what I need to do: I am a teacher and want to track student attendance using an Excel sheet that calculates percentage attendance. I designate one cell for each lesson in the year and want to mark an X in the cell if a student is absent. At any one point Continue Reading →

Excel VBA + Timer

Question : Excel VBA + Timer I want to run a subrountine every 5 sec in Excel. would somebody please tell me how to do ? Thanks   Solution: Excel VBA + Timer Pearson covers this well at http://www.cpearson.com/excel/ontime.htm Cheers Dave You may need to design your Excel workbooks to run a procedure periodically, and automatically.  For example, you may want to refresh data from a data base source every few minutes. Continue Reading →

Where can I download Brio Query Trial version? Any version?

Question : Where can I download Brio Query Trial version? Any version? Hi everyone, Where can I download Brio Query Trial version? Thank you   Solution : Where can I download Brio Query Trial version? Any version? http://solutions.oracle.com/partners/adtc "The Hyperion Performance Suite (HPS) of products (formally Brio Intelligence) is our analytical tool of choice. We have been a Brio Partner and recommend using the Hyperion Performance Suite and Business Intelligence tools to Continue Reading →

Remove comment indicators (red triangles) with VBA

Question : Remove comment indicators (red triangles) with VBA Hello, I would like to remove comment indicator autoshapes from a set of cells.  I would prefer to remove them rather than hide all indicators, so that I can choose to show some indicators and remove others. I have tried the following subroutine, obtained from http://www.contextures.com/xlcomments03.html, but it does not seem to work (using Excel 2003): Sub RemoveIndicatorShapes() Dim ws As Worksheet Continue Reading →

Some items cannot be deleted. They were either moved or already deleted, or access was denied

Question : Some items cannot be deleted. They were either moved or already deleted, or access was denied I have a user that is trying to delete a message in his inbox and cannot be deleted, moved, etc. He get the following error message: Some items cannot be deleted. They were either moved or already deleted, or access was denied.   Solution: Some items cannot be deleted. They were either Continue Reading →

Need to download the ODBC Driver for Microsoft Access Database.

Question : Need to download the ODBC Driver for Microsoft Access Database.  Hi All, This should be an easy one, but I’m running out of time and need this asap.  I need to download the Microsoft Access ODBC Driver so that I can set up a User DSN that my Java programs can connect too.  I was shocked when I went into Control Panel >>> Administrative Tools >>> Data Sources (ODBC), Continue Reading →

Hidden rows won’t unhide

Question : Hidden rows won’t unhide Here’s a strange one… I have a 2007 xlsx file from a client.  I use 2003, so I use the converter to open the file and work on it.  The file opens without problems in my Excel 2003.  The problem I run into is that I can see that rows 66 thru 70 are hidden and I’m not able to unhide them. I asked the Continue Reading →

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 →