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Forum: New Users April 19th 08, 10:26 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.newusers
Replies: 10
Views: 1,480
Posted By macropod
IF field? and if so, how to set up it??

Hi revolution21,

The test is case-sensitive, so make sure that the capitalisation in you dropdown and IF test match. Make sure too that there are no
unnecessary spaces in the choices assigned in...
Forum: Tables April 19th 08, 01:39 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.tables
Replies: 2
Views: 1,054
Posted By macropod
Strange Page breaks in 2003 Tables

Hi Darrell,

Check that none of the paragraphs is formatted as 'keep with next' and, if you want rows to be able to break across pages, that that
option is checked (Table|Table...
Forum: New Users April 19th 08, 01:25 AM Posted to microsoft.public.word.newusers
Replies: 10
Views: 1,480
Posted By macropod
IF field? and if so, how to set up it??

"Suzanne S. Barnhill" wrote in message ...
But he doesn't want the results of the dropdown. He wants his/her, him/her,
etc., based...
Forum: Microsoft Word Help April 18th 08, 10:19 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 1
Views: 991
Posted By macropod
mass updating hyperlinks in a Word document

Hi mmb,

See my Field Link Updater at:
http://www.wopr.com/cgi-bin/w3t/showthreaded.pl?Number=261488
Note, though, that although this will update the actual hyperlinks, it doesn't affect the...
Forum: Mailmerge April 18th 08, 10:14 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.mailmerge.fields
Replies: 12
Views: 1,462
Posted By macropod
Word/Access mailmerge

Hi Frank,

You previously said "if Access field is blank (no DOB entered) then Word inserts the current date".
Now you say "Word displays 12:00:00 AM". That's entirely different and needs a different...
Forum: New Users April 18th 08, 10:04 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.newusers
Replies: 2
Views: 500
Posted By macropod
Toolbar

Hi elstalker,

No, but there are various 3rd party tools that try to replicate the old style menus.

Cheers
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macropod
[MVP - Microsoft Word]
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Forum: New Users April 18th 08, 10:03 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.newusers
Replies: 1
Views: 590
Posted By macropod
Convert Forms from Word 2002

Hi Becky,

From Word 2007's Developer ribbon, you can select the 'Legacy tools' button to insert the Word 97-2003 formfields. If the Developer
ribbon isn't visible, look under Word Options|Popular...
Forum: New Users April 18th 08, 09:57 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.newusers
Replies: 10
Views: 1,480
Posted By macropod
IF field? and if so, how to set up it??

Hi revolution21,

All you need to do with your dropdown field, note it's bookmark name and set its properties to 'calculate on exit. Then, wherever
you want the results of the dropdown selection...
Forum: Tables April 18th 08, 02:12 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.tables
Replies: 7
Views: 1,479
Posted By macropod
Word 2007 Table with Calculation & Dropdown Fields

Hi John,

All formfields work this way. Having some that do and some that don't wouldn't necessarily make things any easier for users.

Cheers
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macropod
[MVP - Microsoft...
Forum: Tables April 18th 08, 02:10 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.tables
Replies: 11
Views: 7,715
Posted By macropod
Formula to calculate sum based on drop down form fields in Word - macropod

Hi pedro,

You could use an 'on exit' macro like the following attached to a formfield:
Sub UpdateDoc()
Dim ToC As TableOfContents
Dim pRange As Word.Range
Dim Pwd As String
Dim pState As...
Forum: Mailmerge April 18th 08, 10:48 AM Posted to microsoft.public.word.mailmerge.fields
Replies: 12
Views: 1,462
Posted By macropod
Word/Access mailmerge

Hi Frank,

It isn't Word that's inserting today's date - it's your database. For Word to display today's date, your Access field 'Born' cannot
be empty. And I'd be surprised if the date in Access is...
Forum: Tables April 18th 08, 04:18 AM Posted to microsoft.public.word.tables
Replies: 11
Views: 7,715
Posted By macropod
Formula to calculate sum based on drop down form fields in Word - macropod

Hi pedro,

Formula Correction:
{={DropDown1}+{DropDown2}+{DropDown3}+{DropDown4}+{DropDown5}+{DropDown6}+{DropDown7}}

Cheers
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macropod
[MVP - Microsoft Word]
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Forum: Tables April 17th 08, 08:20 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.tables
Replies: 7
Views: 1,479
Posted By macropod
Word 2007 Table with Calculation & Dropdown Fields

Hi John,

All you need to do after choosing the last value is to press the tab key.

Cheers
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macropod
[MVP - Microsoft Word]
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Forum: Microsoft Word Help April 17th 08, 04:00 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 1
Views: 481
Posted By macropod
Hyperlink

Hi Jeanne,

Yes, but it needs to be in an unprotected Section.

Cheers
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macropod
[MVP - Microsoft Word]
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Forum: Microsoft Word Help April 17th 08, 03:59 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 2
Views: 537
Posted By macropod
Table with a Calculation Field and Dropdowns

Hi John,

See my reply in microsoft.public.word.tables. Please don't post the same question separately in different newsgroups.

Cheers
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macropod
[MVP - Microsoft Word]
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Forum: Tables April 17th 08, 03:54 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.tables
Replies: 7
Views: 1,479
Posted By macropod
Word 2007 Table with Calculation & Dropdown Fields

Hi John,

You should be able to use a formula field coded as:
{=({Dropdown1}+{Dropdown2}+{Dropdown3}+{Dropdown4})/4 \# 0.00 }
or
{=Average({Dropdown1},{Dropdown2},{Dropdown3},{Dropdown4}) \#...
Forum: Mailmerge April 16th 08, 03:28 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.mailmerge.fields
Replies: 4
Views: 923
Posted By macropod
Zip + 4 showing as 0 on labels

Hi GTS,

It's a one-off exercise for each mailmerge template (provided you save the template after making the change).

Cheers
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macropod
[MVP - Microsoft Word]
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Forum: Microsoft Word Help April 16th 08, 03:21 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.docmanagement
Replies: 8
Views: 8,627
Posted By macropod
How do I get a character (e.g. q) with a dot above it?

Hi Andy,

You can use an EQ field coded as {EQ \o (.,q)}. To achieve the desired result, superscript the dot and subscript the q.

Cheers
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macropod
[MVP - Microsoft Word]
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Forum: Tables April 16th 08, 03:16 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.tables
Replies: 11
Views: 7,715
Posted By macropod
Formula to calculate sum based on drop down form fields in Word - macropod

Hi pedro,

You don't need a macro to do the calculation. All you need is a formula field (not a formfield), coded as:
{=DropDown1+DropDown2+DropDown3+DropDown4+DropDown5+DropDown6+DropDown7}
where...
Forum: Mailmerge April 15th 08, 11:54 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.mailmerge.fields
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By macropod
Formatting Merged items

Hi Heather,

Try using \# "00'-'000'-'0" for the switch.

Cheers
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macropod
[MVP - Microsoft Word]
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Forum: Mailmerge April 15th 08, 11:54 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.mailmerge.fields
Replies: 4
Views: 923
Posted By macropod
Zip + 4 showing as 0 on lables

Hi GTS,

See the topic 'US Zip Codes' on fellow MVP Graham Mayor's website at:
http://www.gmayor.com/formatting_word_fields.htm

Cheers
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macropod
[MVP - Microsoft Word]
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Forum: Mailmerge April 15th 08, 11:51 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.mailmerge.fields
Replies: 1
Views: 566
Posted By macropod
Formatting Dashes

Hi Heather,

Try using \# "00'-'000'-'0" for the switch.

Cheers
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macropod
[MVP - Microsoft Word]
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Forum: Mailmerge April 15th 08, 03:45 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.mailmerge.fields
Replies: 2
Views: 709
Posted By macropod
URGENT: merging excel files into word

Hi Elsa,

You need to add a date switch.
With the date mergefield, press Shift-F9 to reveal the code, which should look something like {MERGEFIELD Date}.
Add \@ "MM dd, yyyy" to the field so that...
Forum: Mailmerge April 15th 08, 03:42 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.mailmerge.fields
Replies: 3
Views: 732
Posted By macropod
Formatting Merged items

Hi Heather,

With the item number mergefield, press Shift-F9 to reveal the code, which should look something like {MERGEFIELD Item}.
Add \# "00-000-0" to the field so that you get {MERGEFIELD Item \#...
Forum: Tables April 15th 08, 02:49 PM Posted to microsoft.public.word.tables
Replies: 10
Views: 3,563
Posted By macropod
fix a column width

2007 seems fine.

Cheers
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macropod
[MVP - Microsoft Word]
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