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Search: Posts Made By: GatesIsAntichrist
Forum: General Actuarial 09-15-2009, 10:54 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,880
Posted By GatesIsAntichrist
Yes, exciting! Thanks for sniffing it out and...

Yes, exciting! Thanks for sniffing it out and sharing.
Forum: Software & Technology 08-28-2009, 08:29 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,123
Posted By GatesIsAntichrist
Granting that not all monitors are "twistable"...

Granting that not all monitors are "twistable" from landscape to portrait, when you do have that luxury, then most .DOCs and .PDFs and many webpages like portrait better. If you write [horizontally]...
Forum: Software & Technology 08-28-2009, 07:03 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 16,105
Posted By GatesIsAntichrist
"IATP" each one of Campbell's suggestions...

"IATP" each one of Campbell's suggestions throughout this thread.

For Each c In .UsedRange: c.ShowDependents: Next
is a nonexhaustive gauge if you're considering deleting a sheet. (For example,...
Forum: Software & Technology 08-28-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 808
Views: 141,400
Posted By GatesIsAntichrist
I can post here virtually infinitely (and given...

I can post here virtually infinitely (and given M.S. cluelessness, perhaps endlessly).

"Automation error." I can produce it at will and Ingloriously crash every single time in one or more...
Forum: Software & Technology 08-28-2009, 06:17 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,372
Posted By GatesIsAntichrist
Pretty shrewd thinking. But a function like...

Pretty shrewd thinking. But a function like SUBSTR (including home grown) would not likely count delimiters. I'm assuming the quote marks are delimiters, though that's not assured from what's shown....
Forum: Software & Technology 08-06-2009, 03:01 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,988
Posted By GatesIsAntichrist
Unless bent on writing that macro, Microsoft...

Unless bent on writing that macro, Microsoft Word: shift-F3 - 3-way capitalization toggle of selected text.
Forum: Software & Technology 08-04-2009, 06:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 638
Posted By GatesIsAntichrist
Access database - a "gotcha" on query designer

This concerns an "OR" conditional query and using the graphic designer, in 2003 version but likely always before and after. It also only concerns an aggregate query ("group by") with OR conditions...
Forum: Software & Technology 08-03-2009, 10:34 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 927
Posted By GatesIsAntichrist
Panasonic gone to the Dark Side?

http://consumerist.com/5323833/watch-out-for-panasonics-proprietary-battery-cameras

"Many of Panasonic's cameras will only work with official Panasonic batteries—the newest models require "an...
Forum: Software & Technology 07-31-2009, 11:57 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 9,865
Posted By GatesIsAntichrist
I just instantly went nuts over it. (sniff) - it...

I just instantly went nuts over it. (sniff) - it will be lonelier at night when I open email and won't be seeing all those emails mailed from myself anymore. Thank you (all who have promoted it at...
Forum: Software & Technology 07-30-2009, 03:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 836
Posted By GatesIsAntichrist
An Excel teaser: =+

Those leading plus signs that drifted in from Lotus are a nuisance, sometimes distracting. What carnage would preclude universally changing =+ to =, via "change all" without even looking to see if it...
Forum: Software & Technology 07-22-2009, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,244
Posted By GatesIsAntichrist
In Word, an immediate Control-Z undoes [only] the...

In Word, an immediate Control-Z undoes [only] the autocorrection, but in Excel it undoes the whole formula entry or edit you just performed. An option to get a short beep when autocorrect happens...
Forum: Software & Technology 07-21-2009, 06:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,244
Posted By GatesIsAntichrist
Perfect. The undesired translation was in there,...

Perfect. The undesired translation was in there, however it got there. And what do you know, M$ provides strong user configurability in this case. I'm sure heads will roll when the rest of them...
Forum: Software & Technology 07-21-2009, 05:59 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,244
Posted By GatesIsAntichrist
Excel autocorrection

I have a named range ThisYear but if I type
=ThisYear and hit enter, it courteously imposes its will to change it to
this year

Is this defeatable? (In any version)

Microsoft: Making the world...
Forum: Software & Technology 07-21-2009, 04:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,988
Posted By GatesIsAntichrist
I have regarded its (PROPER'S) sole intended use...

I have regarded its (PROPER'S) sole intended use as for "proper names" - Bob Jones instead of bob jones or BOB JONES. It is handy for that.
Forum: Software & Technology 07-20-2009, 05:28 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,988
Posted By GatesIsAntichrist
Agreed. I figured he hated his boss and wanted to...

Agreed. I figured he hated his boss and wanted to attack his bytes :spnner:
Forum: Software & Technology 07-20-2009, 05:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,988
Posted By GatesIsAntichrist
This is somewhat awkward because of the range...

This is somewhat awkward because of the range involved. For example you don't want to subtract 32 from a Space (ascii 20h or 32). The techniques presented earlier are preferable. But yes you can work...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-25-2009, 10:58 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 148,656
Posted By GatesIsAntichrist
TrySub macIncrDec() If Selection.NumberFormat...

TrySub macIncrDec()
If Selection.NumberFormat = "General" Then
Selection.NumberFormat = "0."
Else
If InStr(Selection.NumberFormat, ".") = 0 Then
Selection.NumberFormat =...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-25-2009, 10:54 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,678
Posted By GatesIsAntichrist
On that article, you can stop reading when you...

On that article, you can stop reading when you see in bold "Adding a Certificate to Outlook" so only the first half of the article matters. I just don't want anyone to see the code and what-not in...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-25-2009, 10:38 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 148,656
Posted By GatesIsAntichrist
If you could live with lame limited usability...

If you could live with lame limited usability (unless you found the complete rules of format specifications - I haven't looked for it), you could build your own decimal increaser/decreaser with...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-25-2009, 06:01 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,678
Posted By GatesIsAntichrist
I'm going to hopefully give a full course below...

I'm going to hopefully give a full course below on "digital signing" - which means, you get the macro warning by default on all files with macros, but you have it turned it off on any file you want...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-05-2009, 03:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,678
Posted By GatesIsAntichrist
What does "with notification" mean? With...

What does "with notification" mean? With "security warning" allowing choice of enabling? (I.e. notification means security prompt?)

My method may not be one of the above unless it's the 3rd...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-04-2009, 10:45 AM
Replies: 106
Views: 148,656
Posted By GatesIsAntichrist
and 'alt+dfa Enter' for advanced, while sitting...

and 'alt+dfa Enter' for advanced, while sitting anywhere in the criteria range or database range. (Advanced filtering is not that difficult and has some fine advantages, though often eschewed. It's...
Forum: Software & Technology 06-04-2009, 10:28 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,559
Posted By GatesIsAntichrist
FYI click on username View Public Profile ...

FYI

click on username
View Public Profile
click User Lists
Ignoroma

Not you, E
Forum: Software & Technology 06-03-2009, 02:11 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,559
Posted By GatesIsAntichrist
There are interesting aspects to "save as PDF"...

There are interesting aspects to "save as PDF" (converted file) vs. "print to PDF" (pseudo printer) discussed at Woody's/Office Watch http://news.office-watch.com/t/n.aspx?a=687 - namely embedded...
Forum: Software & Technology 05-04-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 3,865
Posted By GatesIsAntichrist
:iatp:[/QUOTE]:iatp: Minor thing to maybe...

:iatp:[/QUOTE]:iatp:

Minor thing to maybe watch - foxit doesn't unload properly for me, and future .PDFs don't seem to reuse the running copy. So instances pile up in memory. It seems to be a...
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