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Reset Numbered List with Text Style VBA macro MS Word

I'm trying to make a VBA macro to create a Word document from Excel... Currently I'm having issues with setting up the Lists properly. I want the list indexes linked to my 2 header types. Like so: ...
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Find and replace multiple values within selected cells using another workbook

I was wondering whether anyone could point out what's wrong with the VBA code below. It's based on the following: Find and replace multiple values within selected cells I want it to take the find ...
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Can you change linked charts to embedded charts in PowerPoint 2010? Or use relative links to Excel files?

I need to replicate a PowerPoint presentation across multiple countries then send the presentations to colleagues and give them the ability to edit charts. To do this I have created an Excel file ...
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vba excel macro runtime error 1004

Dim lastC As Long lastC = wb2.Worksheets(2).Cells(1, Columns.Count).End(xlToLeft).Column 'highlighted in debug SourceRange.Copy wb2.Worksheets(2).Cells(1, lastC + 1).PasteSpecial Paste:=xlPasteValues, ...
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modify Excel macro to reference list of text rather than hard code

I’m trying to get some help with the last step of an Excel Macro I’ve been working on. I’ve set up a Macro that will take data from sheets from two different workbooks, and paste them into a third ...
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Spreadsheet data checking columns

I am trying to separate datas from columns(A,B&C) based on datas from an index table at columns (E&F) I need to list only those data from columns A/B/C when column B data has no corresponding ...
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Word macros to resize a picture to its original size and then back to “thumbnail” size

Workflow: 1. Insert a larger picture in a MS Word 2010 document 2. Reduce the picture size to a smaller "thumbnail" size 3. Save and close the document 4. Reopen the document 5. Select the picture ...
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How can I perform search & replace in a text file based on conditions?

I have a large text file (.bib) with lots of double entries for some fields. Essentially, the file is a .bib-file (more info here) which has roughly 1000 entries. The content is structured like this: ...
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Defining math shortcuts/macros for Microsoft Word

Is it possible, in any version of Microsoft Word, to define shortcuts for recurring mathematical expressions? (preferably in a way that allows updating all occurences at once if needed) For instance, ...
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Running a set of data through multiple calculations and outputting the results back on the data sheet

Using Microsoft Excel 2013. I am creating a calculation sheet for quickly evaluating the metrics of rental properties. I have a sheet called CALCULATIONS with several calculations, and several ...
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Copy-pasting between two computers , or a virtual machine and host?

In my work, I find myself hopping between a VPN machine and my host machine to do work. Lately I've been using https://www.cl1p.net/ a lot , for copy-pasting between 2 computers. A nice site, ...
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Excel 2010 Formula: Finding a dynamic column based on string value, then count # of “0's” within that column

I have tried looking at many different potential avenues at solving this; INDEX, MATCH, DCOUNT, HLOOKUP with INDEX & MATCH, COUNTIF with INDEX & MATCH. What I'm looking for is a way to set the ...
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Keyboard Shortcut to Run Macro in Excel for Mac

Basically the title says it all. In the editor in Excel on Windows, all you have to do to run a macro is press F5. What is the keyboard shortcut to do this on a Mac?
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AutoHotkey, don't get the solution

I really need your help. I trying to program an AutoHotkey script but I not quite getting a working solution. My current AutoHotkey script is: #IfWinActive Guild Wars 2 shift & 1:: Send, 1 sleep ...
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How to Run macro in excel instance “2” from excel instance “1”

Lets say i have already opened Workbook 1 in Excel instance 1 and Workbook 2 in excel instance 2 And i have macro called "AAA" in instance 1 and "ASD" in instance 2 i want to call "ASD" in instance 2 ...
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Prevent 'Run-time error '7' out of memory' error in Excel when using macro

I keep getting this error whenever I run a macro in my excel file. Is there any way I can prevent this? My code is below. Debugging highlights the following line as the issue: ...
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Excel: How to extract group of the same rows and their values into columns?

How can I extract the second table from the first one? I need to extract those titles that have exactly three costs (in the following example: f1 and f3). I tried using pivot tables but could not ...
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run-time error 1004 Application Defined or object-define error

I have this macro that I wrote: Dim lastColumn As Long lastColumns = wkbWorkbook2.Worksheets(2).Cells(1, Columns.Count).End(xlToLeft).Column 'this is the highlighted part in debug SourceRange.Copy ...
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Autohotkey - How to overwrite an existing hotkey, while remapping the original hotkey

I want to do a seemingly simple action but I'm having trouble figuring out how. I want to remap Ctrl+F -- which natively opens a 'find' window in the program I'm using -- but I want to create a new ...
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How to change superscript text so that it is displayed in parenthesis in Word?

How to change superscript text so that it is displayed in parenthesis in Word? I have a massive amount of interlinear text in the format: x y where y is the translation of the word x. I would like ...
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Use an user defined function for data validation

I created a named range which is the result of a user definer function. Let say my rage is named List and has three items, if I select three cells and enter =List and press Ctrl+Shift+Enter, I get ...
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sum the values in a column and add the sum to the filename of a workbook

Hello I have been able to create new worksheets based on unique values in a column. In addition to this, i want to sum up the values in a column and include this sum in the filename of each ...
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Deploy macros and ribbon button - Outlook 2010

We need to deploy macros across our organization, along with a shortcut button up on the ribbon, in Outlook 2010. Right now, the way we're slated to do this is by copying over and overwriting the ...
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Excel Macro: Setting Character Range to Bold garbles text

What I want to do is the following: I have around ~1400 rows full of data, of which the last column contains a lot of text. Here's an image to show what I mean: image removed because I can only post 2 ...
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Transferring custom excel ribbons in local computer to other computers in Excel 2010

I have created certain Macros. By customizing the ribbon ,i converted the Macros into buttons. I saved the file as an add-in (.xlam). Now, when i send the file to other people, I shall tell them to ...
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How do I debug Excel / OpenOffice / LibreOffice macros - getting started

How do I get started with debugging VBA macros? This is to help to locate faults and mistakes within the code and the data it handles.
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Emacs - move cursor back after mark-whole-buffer & indent-region

I'm Emacs newbie and for automatic re-formating of my source codes in Emacs I've created simple macro using mark-whole-buffer and indent-region commands, mapped to C-j shortcut: (fset ...
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Merging multiple excel files in to one file

This is my macro for merging all the files in one directory to one excel sheet. I am unable to find why its not working as per expectation. I have thousand rows in each file. It copies 1000 rows from ...
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how to run four macros by click one button?

i have four groups of shapes. And each group got 6 shapes, and i would like to random choose one of 6 shapes in each group. And because i got four groups, which means every time i click a button, 4 ...
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Execute an Excel 2010 Add-In

An excel add-in seems to be the easiest way to share a macro I created with my team. I saved the workbook as a .xlam file and installed the add-in so it shows up under the addins button with a ...
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Could not load an object as it is not available on this machine - Excel 2010

Got an issue that is driving me mad. Every time a user accesses this file, he always gets the error messages: "Could not load an object as it is not available on this machine" & "Compile error in ...
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Word 2013: Disabling spellcheck for following-typed words, then reenabling for ones after

I have 2 macros, one that switches to Courier New and one that switches to Calibri. I use these to write a few lines of code in between and as part of regular paragraphs. The font change helps ...
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Excel Help: How to scan a row and return the value of the first cell in that column

I have a matrix of numbers and the matrix has column header -- say like this: a b c d e f 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 What I want to do is to search for each row for the element 1 and return its ...
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How to write Excel macro to copy selected row of data between two sheets?

I'm not really experienced in the whole VBA area, i get how macros work but this is just out of my reach. Basically as i stated in the title i need to write a macro that will copy the selected row or ...
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Hack for running multiple iMacros in random fashion

I have 20 iMacros (for browser) and they are specific to different URLs. I run these macros one after another, and then repeat or loop all of them 10 times. But within that loop, i need those 20 ...
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How to shift unique values down a column to the same value in another column?

My friend has two columns where one has unique values and another column has those same values but also duplicated like shown below Column 1 Column 2 ABC123 ABC123 CDE456 ABC123 EFG789 ...
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String Manupulation in VBA

I have single column that needs to be split to multiple, like Text-to-columns in excel. However there is a small challenge. Conventional delimiter will not work. Consider the string below Original: ...
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Store user's personal Excel column filters in a cookie-like file?

I'm developing a reporting app (how exciting!) that puts out HTML, PDF, and Excel reports. In the HTML version I let the user select which columns they care about, and filter out the others. This is ...
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Easily type Unicode characters using AutoHotKey?

For example, I want to be able to type → (right arrow) using AutoHotKey's text replacement feature, and this is what my script looks like: ::|rarr::{ASC 2192} So when I type |rarr in my text editor ...
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Create a shortcut for Notepad++ to reopen a closed tab?

To reopen a closed tab in Notepad++ you press ALT+F&1. I was wondering if there was a way to make a macro or program to do this so that I can press link it to the shortcut CTRL+SHIFT+T instead, ...
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How can a Macro sort dates from oldest to newest?

I'm doing account statements in a bank and I need to be able to make them fast, so I am using macros for making this process. However, there is a step that I always have to do that a macro won't let ...
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VBA Excel: How to assign .txt file content to a string type variable?

I made a little sub in excel that sends an email according to the parameters you enter: Sub Mail_LSP(mailsubject As String, consignee As String, coalcopy As String, mailbody As String) Dim mlook As ...
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Find and replace multiple words in a column in Excel 2007

Sub xLator2() Dim s1 As Worksheet, s2 As Worksheet Dim N As Long, i As Long Dim from(), too() Set s1 = Sheets("Sheet1") ' contains the data Set s2 = Sheets("Sheet2") ' contains the translation ...
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Format text list with corresponding key into spreadsheet

I have a text file with dates arranged as such. name1 2010-01-02 (i) 2010-05-07 (i) 2010-06-12 (i) name2 2010-01-02 (i) 2010-05-07 (i) 2010-06-12 (i) name3 2011-01-05 (i) 2011-05-05 (i) 2011-06-14 ...
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Hide columns based on content (sum of rows)

I'm trying to hide columns based on the sum of selected rows (i.e., cells) in those columns. For example - if the sum of E9:E12 is 0, then hide column E. Additionally, and probably a little harder - ...
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Can I write a Macro to export data from Web?

I need to write a macro that can import data from the web (salesforce.com). Is it possible to pull data from the web through a macro? The data I will pull from salesforce.com, is a monthly task. Can a ...
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Looking for an application which types the string or text I give to it [closed]

The usage scenario is typing the product keys into the mutliple textboxes. The app is supposed to press all the keys for me when I press some keys like, ctrl+Q. I don’t think such an application ...
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Create an Excel Macro to categorize data based on values (by writing data to a cell based on the value in another cell.)

I'm completely at a loss for complex excel tasks, but I'm facing the following situation. I've got a large list of inventory items with various lengths, but I need to convert the exact lengths (as a ...
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Notepad++: Insert comment-sections of same length via Macro/Shortcut?

I'm often using comments (using =====) to divide sections within my files in the same way which look always the same, e.g.: #===========================================# #============== IMPORT STUFF ...
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Months and Date keep being switched around when running VBA

I have a column on my sheet, Column F which is full of dates. Now I need these dates to be in this format "dd,mm,yyyy" but sometimes they are in text form, us/armenian format in the original data. Why ...