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    Yes. Can it be unblocked or do I need to take a...

    Yes. Can it be unblocked or do I need to take a different route? The new cell contents aren't picked up from the server side Perl option either.

    Thanks for the reply

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    PS I have found...
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    Hi. I am very puzzled. I have set up a table in...

    Hi. I am very puzzled. I have set up a table in an HTML file and have populated it using <div id...> <span id...> AppendChild, generating a page using just Javascript and even using a CGI-created...
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    Many grateful thanks. It did the trick! I could...

    Many grateful thanks. It did the trick! I could have stared at that line for a fortnight and still not got it. The only puzzle is - why did it work in the links.htm page at all? Possibly something to...
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    Mystery problem - any ideas would be gratefully...

    Mystery problem - any ideas would be gratefully received. I have developed a web site for a local business and one of the pages is a links page. Using:

    <div class = "leftscroll" style="overflow-y:...
  5. Thread: css opacity

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    Shucks. Having to answer my own question! Got the...

    Shucks. Having to answer my own question! Got the syntax wrong - the last line should read:

    element.filters.alpha.opacity=density;

    Or depending on context you can use 'this' instead of element....
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    Possibly crying for the moon here, but I'd like...

    Possibly crying for the moon here, but I'd like to be able to use Javascript and css to gradually fade an image. IE and Mozilla handle opacity differently:
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    Re: marking equal ranks (excel 2003)

    Thanks Hans, as ever. I suspected IF had something to do with it (I got my brackets in a twist) and the only change I have made is to use a named range. Any way of putting the equals in the same cell...
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    marking equal ranks (excel 2003)

    This is probably dead easy, but if you have a column of figures indicating the rank of a set of test marks how do you put - either in the same or an adjacent column - an equals sign next to rank...
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    Re: Excel string function (2000 upwards)

    Thanks a lot. That's a sharper approach. I knew there had to be a better way...

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    Excel string function (2000 upwards)

    Tell me I'm not taking a sledgehammer to crack the proverbial nut. I have been asked for the best means of splitting up a string based on the last occurrence of a specified character in it, for...
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    Re: Page Border Line - Problem (Word 2003)

    Also you could try adding a blank footer with a couple of Enters in it. That worked for me when a footer was only half printed.

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  12. Re: Mouse not Working Word Only (2003 All Updates)

    In case other loungers have had this similar problem: I bought a Dell Dimension 9200 with Office 2007. The mouse wouldn't work with Office. You need to get a fix from the Dell website (odd that they...
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    Re: separator pages (Word XP)

    Sorry to be so long in replying to your welcome comments. As for PRINT, I don't see that in KB article 102712. The printer I have is an HP laserjet. I assume that the wrong kind of printer has been...
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    separator pages (Word XP)

    This one has me tied up in knots. I wanted to try using separator pages in Word XP and got as far as creating a Notepad file with all the correct escape codes, which I then deposited in...
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    Re: Application.GoBack (Word XP VBA)

    That's the thing the docs which don't open properly have in common - they were the last ones closed in previous sessions so no built-in bookmark is applied because of the bug (sorry, feature) in...
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    Application.GoBack (Word XP VBA)

    I use this simple macro so I open a document where I last edited it:

    Sub Autoopen()
    Application.GoBack
    End Sub

    Problem: sometimes when I open an additional document it flashes briefly...
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    Re: Calendar wizard problem (Word XP)

    Thanks. I feared as much. So there's no way round this - programmatically, perhaps? Or just a thought - by linking the text boxes?

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    Re: Calendar wizard problem (Word XP)

    Here comes the appropriately named doc calendarwoes.doc with Select All just colouring the days of one month.

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    Calendar wizard problem (Word XP)

    Maybe I'm going daft in my old age, but this is a real puzzle. Using the Calendar wizard to create a document I click on a date then do a Find, Replace, More, Format Font to change the font colour....
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    Re: calendar control (vba and word xp)

    Thanks very much for the responses. I suspected there was some well-hidden answer. I wish VBA help was less inscrutable!

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    calendar control (vba and word xp)

    Using the Calendar control, when you type calendar1.value you get the date in short format, eg today = 29/11/06. Is there any way (apart from a messy chunk of code) to get my hands on the long date...
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    Re: DIR > PRN problem (XP latest version)

    Further to the DIR > PRN problem, I have just dug out KB article 314499 which shows how to print any file using the shared printer. Here's part of a DOS session:

    d:alldocsw2>help print
    Prints a...
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    Re: DIR > PRN problem (XP latest version)

    Setting up Sharing (without using the Wizard) worked like a charm. Thanks a lot!

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    Re: DIR > PRN problem (XP latest version)

    Yes. That's the problem. My default printer is USB. In fact all three of my printers are USB! The ex-printer was LPT1.

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    DIR > PRN problem (XP latest version)

    When I type DIR > PRN from the Command Prompt, I get an error because DIR will insist on trying to print to a printer which is no longer connected to this machine. It ignores the current default...
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