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    I note that the Bob was having problems with NAS...

    I note that the Bob was having problems with NAS drives.

    One of the problems with NAS drives and Windows 7 is that Windows 7 has introduced new security measures which are not compatible with...
  2. Re: Force Word to Complete Column Adjust (English/Word/2007)

    Thanks Hans. The use of Width instead of PreferredWidth worked. Seems that with PreferredWidth, the table never gets updated until the macro is finished. I've been tearing my hair out, trying all...
  3. Force Word to Complete Column Adjust (English/Word/2007)

    I have a word macro that performs a number of functions, the final bit, at this stage, is to adjust a column width in a table and then to display the number of pages. Unfortunately it does not...
  4. Re: Make a Window Active - Word 2007 (English/Word/2007)

    Doh! So its Windows(1).Activate. A simple record the macro revealed the correct format. I must be getting too suspicious and making things too complicated.

    I still don't get why its Windows(1)...
  5. Make a Window Active - Word 2007 (English/Word/2007)

    OK, I'm sure this has been asked a million times before, but I can't find it...

    I have an application which runs a merge and then performs some work on the output file. As part of this process, I...
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    Re: Update User from Word Macro (Word 2007)

    An update to the problem relating to visibility of the userform.

    Background: To clarify my problem and how I solved it. I have a Word Macro which performs a mailmerge from a database and then...
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    Re: Update User from Word Macro (Word 2007)

    OK, thanks. I too googled it and got lost in some of the possible solutions so was just hoping that perhaps you had a quick method that would work. I'll play some more and report back (for others) if...
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    Re: Update User from Word Macro (Word 2007)

    OK, I spoke a little too soon. I have one more problem. The code as provided works great on a standalone test document. However, the production item is producing a mailmerge document and then making...
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    Re: Update User from Word Macro (Word 2007)

    Thanks Don, I've looked at your code and will keep it in mind - sure it will come in handy for another job.

    For now, the code from Jscher2000 fits the bill very nicely and was very easy to...
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    Re: Update User from Word Macro (Word 2007)

    Thanks jsher, the Status Bar would have been good enough, except that I don't think you can write to it in Word 2007. Least ways, the methods I looked at were "discontinued". I've run into quite a...
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    Update User from Word Macro (Word 2007)

    I have a macro application which can take some time to run (3-4 minutes). For some users, depending on their default settings) they simply get a blank white document until the macro has completed.
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    SBS 2003 R2 Backup Strategy

    We are about to implement an SBS server on a site and I am thinking to use a cheap USB External Hard Disk as the removable backup device. (Internal to Server will be RAID 1). Has anyone any...
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    Re: Word Paste Corruption (2000 SP3)

    Thanks Hans, I appreciate the explanation - nice to understand what is happening. The thing with Microsoft's features is that they waste so much time. I'm sure that there is a good technical reason...
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    Re: Word Paste Corruption (2000 SP3)

    Oh OK, I've solved this, BUT the answer might be useful for someone else at some stage. Get this weird behaviour!!!

    1) Open Excel, copy graph, open Word, try and paste special and behold NO...
  15. Re: Prob network sharing .pub files (Pub 2000, Win

    I instigated the original thread to which John refers. From my experience, I have never had a problem with Word, Excel etc as long as the original program is exited. Once a program opens a file (e.g....
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    Word Paste Corruption (2000 SP3)

    I want to paste a graph from Excel to Word using the "Picture" format (Edit, Paste Special). I have been doing this for ages in various documents and suddenly the option is no longer available to me....
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    Re: File Lock Problem - Pub 2000 (2000 SP3)

    Just tried it again! The Error message states: "The file xxxxx is locked because it is currently being used by another program. Please close the other program and then try opening or importing the...
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    File Lock Problem - Pub 2000 (2000 SP3)

    Background: Publisher 2000 running on Windows XP Pro with 2 PC's utilising XP's Peer-Peer Networking

    Problem: When I try and open the Publisher document on the other PC it reports that the file...
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    Re: Outlook 2000 - Rules Problem (SP3)

    No I don't, but wouldn't that stop subsequent rules from being processed? Eg. Rule 1 says if from mail sender 1 or mail sender 2, then move to folder 1. Rule 2 says if from mail sender 3, move to...
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    Outlook 2000 - Rules Problem (SP3)

    I have rules set-up on Outlook 2000 to check emails as they arrive and move them to appropriate folders. Increasingly, the rules both move a copy of the email AND leave it in the inbox - defeating...
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    Re: WinExplorerBug (Vers5.1)

    OK I'm sure I've tried this before, but ... The directory structure is in Shared Documents. If I access this via the shared name from "My Network Places" then the crash will occur, but if I access...
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    Re: WinExplorerBug (Vers5.1)

    Logged in as a user with Admin rights. The problem occurs on both machines which are two different users. I have just tried creating another admin account and switching user, and the problem does...
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    Re: WinExplorerBug (Vers5.1)

    Just tried that and it made no difference, so perhaps not the printer - thanks for that idea.
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    Re: WinExplorerBug (Vers5.1)

    To the question of new pc's, yes they are Dell PC's pre-installed with Win XP Pro. As for the name length, I'm nowhere near 255 chars and in anycase, I duplicate the directory structure on another...
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    Re: WinExplorerBug (Vers5.1)

    There is definitely some connection to path depth, but it does not seem to be related to path name length. The actual depth at which this happens varies so perhaps an issue of overall path length.
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