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    Re: InchesToPoints Globally (Word 2000)

    Thank you very much. I thought I was being clever by recording a macro to see the size.
    Since the size was rounded, was it an arcane method to determine the actual indentation?

    Just Curious....
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    Re: InchesToPoints Globally (Word 2000)

    Would that I could. Apparently I am para abnormal.

    Have attached a segment from the original document. In it I could change 1 paragraph mark but not the others.
    I tried using use formatting and...
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    InchesToPoints Globally (Word 2000)

    Problem: existing Word document has paragraphs all marked with .LeftIndent = InchesToPoints(0.13)

    Since other attributes (? ) of the paragraph marks are not the same I cannot globally change the...
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    Re: Deleting corrupted filenames

    "I'm trying to remove a file which now has an invalid name with a forward slash in it..."
    In the command prompt pressing Ctrl-F usually brings up each file name that exists in the directory . ...
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    Re: Deleting corrupted filenames

    Has anyone tried setting the command prompt to H:WINNTsystem32CMD.EXE /F:ON ?
    /F:ON Enable file and directory name completion characters

    If completion is enabled with the /F:ON switch, the two...
  6. Thread: wrong drive

    by galpa
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    Re: wrong drive

    Well, you might consider messing with the boot.ini. You could add a line so that you the second driver is pointed to. I believe that the rdisk is the physical disk and that if you duplicate your...
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    Re: Export Fixed Width (Excel 97 )

    Your observation is correct, the Cobol layout does show the pattern. It also shows that each field type is considered to be text. EMPID has to be treated that was as we have no control over how a...
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    Re: Export Fixed Width (Excel 97 )

    Mea Culpa. I did not think it through.
    Have attached a spreadsheet which shows
    a title row
    a data row with entries.

    Below that is what the record should look like when saved as a file...
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    Re: Export Fixed Width (Excel 97 )

    Awesome. Attached is the first few bytes. It has the wide open spaces of a mainframe format. Importing it is easy in Excel. As stated, the goal would be to input a few fields into Excel. Then ...
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    Re: Export Fixed Width (Excel 97 )

    So I could have a user enter values into the columns, by hand or by form, then run some modification of "StartRow:=1, DataType:=xlFixedWidth, FieldInfo:=Array(Array(0, 1)......" and EXPORT the...
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    Export Fixed Width (Excel 97 )

    "The trickiest part of using Excel is preventing it from stripping off leading zeroes from numbers. To ensure the data has the correct number of characters we must use the format cells feature." A...
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    useless processes

    "...a hatred of nearly useless processes running...". I also agree.
    Has anyone use the Spybot Tools / Startup / as a method to eliminate the unnecessary startup processes?

    The documentation seems...
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    Re: Mouse scroll setting won't stay

    When logic and reason fail, I run chkdsk /r against the drive where the registry lives. If nothing else, it is reassuring. And at least once, a chkdsk correction stabilized a funky setting...
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    Re: Win2K Backup file limit?

    This newbie Ghost user found out that despite using -span,-auto,-split=640 he was unable to span source files greater than 2 gig (error msg device full message appeared despite having 20 gig free on...
  15. Thread: Slow shut down

    by galpa
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    Re: Slow shut down

    I experienced lengthy "save settings" when I had some unprinted bogus documents in my printer. I canceled all documents for that printer (Epson bug).

    Should not hurt to run Spybot and Adaware in...
  16. Thread: USB Plug n Pray

    by galpa
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    USB Plug n Pray

    Installed Epson 820 printer with USB connector.
    Rarely, infrequently have it turned on when running the system.
    BIOS is set to yes for plug n pray systems (w2000 SPR 3).
    Printer is in the...
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