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Dec
3
comment Advanced 'text to columns' in Excel - is there an add-in/macro available anywhere?
It's not a duplicate - where in that question does it state how to deal with multiple different delimiters at the same time?
Dec
3
comment excel chart data labels failing to apply to all series
I don't mean with the same series. Ok. So when I perform the actions above, it automatically adds values to every single point on every single series showing the data value in question, what I'm saying is, why, when I decide to show the SERIES name instead of values, it only applies it to a single series and not all of them. What you're left with is a bunch of series, one of which has its series name as the label, the rest of which have values as the label. It looks messy and requires a lot of manual effort to clean it up
Dec
2
comment excel chart data labels failing to apply to all series
this is surely a BUG then?
Nov
25
comment How to add markers to all series in an excel line chart in one go?
How did I not see that?! Probably the same way I didn't notice the "text orientation" and "wrap text" buttons on the infuriatingly-non-customisable ribbon. Post as an answer and I will mark it as such, thanks!
Dec
3
comment How to show recently viewed mail as a view/search in Outlook 2010?
Could live locally, just like web history does. I mean, they provide that so you can see recent stuff, why isn't this extended to mail too?
Mar
13
comment iPhone calendar events not showing in iCal (Snow Leopard, iPhone 4S)
I'd also like to know what I can do to make iCal (snow leopard) work better with ios6 in general
Mar
4
comment Change the default search engine for Firefox's address bar
Before doing the above, to save switching between tabs, do this: CTRL + T which will give you a new tab, then drag this new tab outside of the browser window. Now you can do it side by side
Jan
5
comment How can I tell if my mac needs more memory?
Just for info, for each simultaneous user, allow 4gb of memory. I increased mine by this rule and have xperienced no issues since
Jun
26
comment List all files in all subfolders
@WimtenBrink: and how are you going to send windows search to another user?
Sep
20
comment Reopen recovered docs pane in MS Word 2003?
The autosave option was not checked (thanks corporate default!) where is the autorecovery directory?
Sep
19
comment Reopen recovered docs pane in MS Word 2003?
Even worse, I just tried this method office.microsoft.com/en-gb/word-help/… which totally crashed word, causing some kind of restart which is no longer listing the files I originally was working with. A POX ON YOU MR GATES!!!! etc....
Sep
19
comment Reopen recovered docs pane in MS Word 2003?
I just fired up word and this window does not appear, this despite me selecting the 'want to keep working with these files' option (slightly paraphrased) previously
Sep
19
comment Reopen recovered docs pane in MS Word 2003?
I already looked at that and it doesn't seem to tell you how to pop that pane/window back open
Sep
19
comment How do I know if I am using the correct drivers for my video card?
Lol, I used the built in Device Manager 'update' facility in WinXP and it totally broke my machine. BSODing on boot. Had to open with a previous 'system restore point' to get it back. Thanks NVidia!!
Sep
15
comment How can I correctly link nested numbering in Word?
+1 Gave me the idea of where to find it in 2003, thanks
Sep
14
comment How can I correctly link nested numbering in Word?
Not sure how to do that, under 'numbering' (in styles and formatting) there don't appear to be any options to do this other than things like 'start at x'
Jun
14
comment Faster user switch in Mac OS X
Having to unsleep and then 'switch user' is the worst. Steve Jobs should fix that up before embarking on any cloudscapes. Bizarrely, logging on as one user and then switching appears to be faster than switching directly. I've found by doing that it can take only 30-60 seconds rather than well over a minute using this technique. Also, is there a shortcut key for 'switch user'?
May
31
comment Purpose of a “mystery key” on an IBM PC 3270 keyboard
I wouldn't want to meet that 'a' down a dark alley...
Apr
1
comment portrait monitor orientation causes text blurring
winxp winxp winxp is that 10 chars yet?
Mar
18
comment Shortcut to switch MS Office doc from 'read only' to writeable, when already open?
Ok, but you lose your place/view type...there's no way of just somehow flipping a flag?