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Excel VBA SQL Query Handles Error

I am a beginner with VBA, but try. I have SQL that I can use in Excel 2013 to get the info from the Access database and it works using the SQL directly in a connection, but now I want to run it from ...
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Can I modify Excel Online share URLs to open to a specific worksheet?

When I generate a share URL in Excel Online, it takes the following form: https://onedrive.live.com/view.aspx? resid=<DOCUMENT ID>& ithint=file%2cxlsx& app=Excel& ...
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Excel 2013, can data be re-sorted automatically?

Is there a way to re-sort automatically? I have automatically updating cells and depending on incoming values the rankings change. I am looking for a way to have the table resort automatically ...
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Excel 2010 crashes: Excel.exe 0xc0000005 when trying to highlight from pivot table

One of our users uses pivot tables a lot. She often called me about Excel crashing from time to time without being able to reproduce the problem. Today we have found a way to reproduce the crash every ...
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Keyboard shortcuts for selecting range using inputbox in Excel

I am using Excel 2010 and I have a problem with using keyboard shortcuts for choosing ranges in an Inputbox. I am using a standard Application.Inputbox with type:=8. The code prompts the user to ...
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Create line graph with embedded horizontal histogram

How do I create these kinds of graphs: with the horizontal histogram counting the number of times the left graphs go through a certain range? I have access to Microsoft Excel and R.
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Excel: how to illustrate a budget constraint that depends on more than two factors in a table? Calculate how much of a house you can afford

Imagine that you want to make calculation of how expensive flat/house you can afford to buy. You know how much you can spend on housing per month (100). You also know that there are three factors that ...
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How can I publish excel workbook with data populated using PowerQuery to SharePoint or website and have the data refresh on the site?

I have an Excel Workbook that gets data from an API using PowerQuery, to populate the tables. There are also filters and slicers in the workbook. Is it possible to publish this workbook to ...
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Microsoft Excel to SQL using Pentaho: syntax error in 'OPTION SQL_SELECT_LIMIT=DEFAULT'

I've been using Pentaho Kettle version 5.1 to transfer Excel data to SQL by following these steps (answered by Edgar: Launch Pentaho Kettle (Typically) click on 'No Repository' Create a new ...
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excel 2010 not inheriting regional settings in windows 8.1

Wondering if anyone else is having this issue. In regional settings on Windows 8.1 i have display negative numbers set to display in accounting mode. eg - (1.0) instead of -1.0 Excel should be ...
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Different icons for different excel files

In my work, all coding can be done in VBA only - hence, all of our tools (dbase queries, data processing, cash overviews, etc) are written as xlsm files. At the moment, the number of different tools ...
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Add custom error bars to multiple series in one graph

I have my data in a csv file like below, except with more columns and rows Mean values 61 43 Sample 1 0.009 0.059 Sample 2 0.108 0.099 Sample 3 0.043 0.038 ...
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Excel VBA not working when “enable editing”

I'm not sure if this is the right place to post this but I'm having issues with excel VBA. I sent a worksheet with custom VBA attached to an email. Once the user downloads the file, it open in excel ...
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How to add custom columns to Pivot Table (similar to Grand Total)?

I have data which I pivot as Row Labels and Column Labels which gives me something like this: And what I would like to do is add columns like Grand Total (i.e. which applies to all columns as a ...
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Excel 2010 clips top edge of content

In Excel 2010 on 2 different computers, the same file opens differently as follows: Correct: Incorrect: The correct one is displayed first. This is a file exported from a SQL Server Report; when ...
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direction right to left Excel 2011 on Mac

I am trying for a long time already and can't find a solution for MAC I would like my excel worksheets to be Right To Left. Using Excel 2011 on Mac. How can I do it?
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Store Values from a Dynamic Cell Elsewhere in the Spreadsheet - Building a Database with Excel/Google spreadsheets

I have a list of values that updates as new data becomes available on a website using importXML (cells A1-A25). I want to store those values elsewhere in the spreadsheet so that when the values ...
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Opening an Excel 2003 workbook in Excel 2010 32-bit causes bogus circular reference and crashes

We have a workbook that we have been using daily for many years in Excel 2003. We are now migrating to Excel 2010, and have encountered the following problem. When the workbook is opened in 2010 ...
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64-bit Excel 2010 Solver - Solver32.dll not found

I am trying to use Solver in 64-bit Excel 2010. When I run Solver, it opens the solver window, states that it has results and then popups the following error message: Run-time error '53' ...
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Complex Excel formatting of SQL-based data

I'm a db guy making my first foray into formatted Excel documents and am being asked to populate a sheet similar to the image below. I'm looking for general guidance to understanding the ...
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Merging CSVs with some common columns (though columns are in different places)?

I'm looking to merge CSVs that have common columns, but the columns aren't always necessarily in the same place. The CSVs do have a header row. I just want to try to get the data appended to the ...
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Insert Excel Spreadsheet Into Word From Access Database

I have an Access database with Excel spreadsheets (files) linked to a field in each record. In Word, I have setup a mail merge which picks up the data from each record and I want to insert the ...
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error while Generating “xlsx” file using carlosag.excelxmlwriter dll

I am using carlosag.excelxmlwriter dll to build Excel files. When trying to build xlsx files, the following error pops up: Excel can not open the file "test.xlsx" because the file format or file ...
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Excel 2003 Freezes When Worksheet with PivotTable Selected

All of the sudden, my Excel 2003 began an odd behavior today. Whenever I click on a worksheet tab that has a PivotTable on it, I become unable to click on any other tabs or on the menu with the ...
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How to setup a CSV web datasource

In Excel, I can import a CSV from the web as text by simply pasting in the URL as a file name, but when I ask Excel to update, it has stripped the URL and tries to find a file on the local hard drive ...
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Excel Pivot Table with external Data Source parameter is not saved with workbook

I have a pivot table in an excel 2007 workbook that links to an external data source. The query is along the lines of "exec procedure @param=?" (using an ODBC connection to sql server 2005). I am ...
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Excel 2007 - cannot open the clipboard

Every now and then within Excel when I do Ctrl-x (cut) or Ctrl-c (copy) I get the pop-up message 'Cannot open the Clipboard'. I can't see any particular pattern to it but it's very annoying when it ...
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Excel 2010 claims files are corrupted when I open them twice from links

I have several large Excel (2003) workbooks, which are linked. I open A.xls in Excel 2010, then open B.xls from Edit->Links. This works fine, and I can use B.xls. If I then close B.xls, and try to ...
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Activate Excel Add-Ins as part of Deployment?

I am using the office customization tool to create an unattended installation file for Microsoft Office 2010 pro plus. I have everything setup as I like, except that I need the excel add-ins activated ...
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Searching for Re-occurances in EXCEL and using those Re-occurances

I am trying to create a function that looks to see if the value of a field, lets say "A1", occurs elsewhere in the "A" column, and then searches the rows of those re-occurances and if any of those ...
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Lookup value based on part of a cell

In Excel, I have a list of tasks (column A) , with one master ID number (Column B) This master project number is a combination of text and numbers in format ABC.001 I have another list of sub tasks, ...
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Build comprehensive formula for all precedent cells

Is it possible to build a comprehensive formula for all precedent cells? I'm aware and employ the "Trace Precedents" and "Trace Dependents" feature in Excel often, but this only goes back one "layer" ...
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Select elements in an array that satisfy a criteria

The goal: Kappa-Sigma clipping in Excel I want to implement a selective linear regression formula in Excel (avoiding VBA). I have a data sample on which I need to apply a linear regression. But my ...
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Count non-blank values after a cartesian product in excel

I hope my description is accurate; improvements welcome. I have 2 tables in Excel. In Table1 there are 2 columns, A and B. It can be a many to many relationship. In Table2 there are 2 columns, A and ...
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Show webpage in excel

I have an excel file with a lot of urls, which I have to look through and mark. My idea is now, to preview the urls in a tiny box when I hover over the url. However, I cannot find such functionality ...
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Paste formatting into Excel

I have a script which outputs tab-separated lines that I later paste into Excel (I'm on OS X if that matters) so the end result is a spreadsheet of columns and rows. Is there any way I can add ...
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Widows 7 Ultimate, Office 2010

while working in Excel - Office 2010, i observed that "Insert" tab next to "Home" Tab is missing. Appreciate help as to how to get it back.I tried Excel Options, Customize and tried to add the ...
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Office 2013 - Paste Special Shows 'Unformatted Unicode Text' only - Show Options Turned on in Advanced Options

About two weeks ago my "Paste Special" stopped working in Office 2013 products. Before, I could paste and choose how I wanted it to work. But, since, all I have in the Paste Special options is ...
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Excel Formula to Word

I have this formula to give me a specific day of the week. =TODAY()-(WEEKDAY(TODAY())-2) How would I set this up in Microsoft Word 2013
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Conditional Formatting the rest of the column, not the entire column

I want to add conditional formatting to the rest of the cells in the column, not to the cells above. I can figure out how to add it to the entire column, but I want to make sure that the formatting ...
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LC_date like option for excel sheet (possible in libre office)

Windows 8.1, office 2013, english interface - danish region. When working in excel I often paste dates from another application. These dates are in the form Januar 2013. When pasting, it seems excel ...
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How to enable the 'Save and Open' option in Internet Explorer

I've recently upgrade to Internet Explorer 11 and now when I try to download/open a *.csv file from the internet I get the following options in IE. The Save and Open option is disabled/greyed out. ...
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how to plot on 2 axis with 3 data sets

I have a graph about tracking investment value. It has 2 Y axis scales. First data set displays fine (left Y axis scale) Second data set displays fine (right Y axis scale) However when I try to ...
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Calculated Fields Reference Error (#NAME?) on Pivot Table Refresh

I'm helping a colleague fix a spreadsheet with a similar issue as stated in this ozgrid post. The problem: Pivot table with 31 calculated fields. Some calculated fields are calculations of the source ...
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Gantt Chart Template using dates

I am using the Gantt Chart Template and I have changed all the period numbers to dates and the plan start to dates as well. It works great until I change the periods to weekdays. It continues to ...
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Percentage increase between two data points - bar chart / Excel

Please forgive me but I simply do not know how to include these arrow lines displaying percentage increase/decrease between two points on a bar chart in excel. I wish to replicate what is showing in ...
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Text to copy cells with formatting into Excel

I am looking for a way to copy-paste text into Excel, which Excel will recognize as formatted (ie, styled or colored, etc) cells. On the one hand, Excel recognizes tab-delimited text pasted from the ...
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Unable to insert rows or columns in Excel 2013

I'm using Office 2013 on Windows 7. Few times, I have not been able to insert rows / columns in a some of the Excel spreadsheets. I tried the following before searching on the internet. Use ...
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file:// protocol in Excel and Word - Hyperlink URL changes

Clicking on file:///D:/UpToDate/contents/mobipreview.htm?3/4/3141 in Microsoft Excel opens an URL in a browser but omits the file:/// and ?3/4/3141 portions from the hyperlink thus the resource ...
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Link Microsoft Excel to Word document

I need to link certain numbers in my word document to an excel file that I have. For example, the Revenue for FY2014 is "20,000". I would like the 20,000 to be linked to a certain cell in an excel ...