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    Take heart ! A year ago I upgraded the 1.8"...

    Take heart !

    A year ago I upgraded the 1.8" HDD on a laptop to 160GB.

    1. I found the HDD on Amazon pretty quickly
    2. To my relief, fitting it turned out to be dead easy - just a matter of...
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    If these are Word documents, why not write some...

    If these are Word documents, why not write some VBA to do what you are looking for at the time of saving ?
  3. Gordon, This may act as a reference for your...

    Gordon,

    This may act as a reference for your timings . . .

    I have a fresh install of W7 on a Dell Latitude E5540 laptop, mechanical HDD, Processor: Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-4210U CPU @ 1.70GHz,...
  4. Thanks but it has been remarkably easy :o

    Thanks but it has been remarkably easy :o
  5. Thanks Sudo, but I'm not sure that I am in need...

    Thanks Sudo, but I'm not sure that I am in need of documentation. Perhaps I wasn't clear in my post - what were you referring to ?
  6. I’ve only recently moved from XP, having waited...

    I’ve only recently moved from XP, having waited until W7 and the associated applications had matured nicely. I am not in the least concerned about “end of MS support” as the volume of users means...
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    RG - I had just got your code to do what I wanted...

    RG - I had just got your code to do what I wanted when Andrew came up with this very compact alternative.

    Nice to have options - I'm going with Andrew on this occasion, not least because I...
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    Got it, and there's your thousandth "thank you"...

    Got it, and there's your thousandth "thank you" :rolleyes:
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    Thanks - lots of ideas !! I wanted to open the...

    Thanks - lots of ideas !!
    I wanted to open the directory to be able to browse the images - I'll have no idea of the filename hence wanting to "see before I paste".
    This is dead easy to do...
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    Opening folder to paste image

    I'd like to write a macro to paste an image but, rather than paste a specific image, to leave me with a specific folder open in the dialog box so I can choose the target image file at the time.
    ...
  11. There's always a setting in Microsoft apps, but I...

    There's always a setting in Microsoft apps, but I can't always find it !

    Thanks for helping to find this one (very early on Friday here).
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    Z, Thanks: lateral thinking + persistence...

    Z,

    Thanks: lateral thinking + persistence solves any Excel challenge !

    I'll try this out later.

    Martin
  13. The pathnames might be longer than you think. ...

    The pathnames might be longer than you think.

    If the files are somewhere in the Users area, the real path could be something like C:\Users\<username>\ . . .
  14. ruirib Thanks for the reply. I was having...

    ruirib

    Thanks for the reply.

    I was having problems with sending email - the first account in the list is the one which Outlook sends mail "from".

    But I have now found that I can achieve the...
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    I have succeeded in rescuing corrupt Word files...

    I have succeeded in rescuing corrupt Word files on a couple of occasions by opening them in Open Office (free download, albeit rather large !).
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    Outlook 2003

    Outlook sends/receives to/from each Account in its All Accounts Group, in the order in which it has them listed.

    How can I change the order of the list so as to change the order in...
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    Indeed, it isn't really a problem. In the...

    Indeed, it isn't really a problem.

    In the sample I posted you'll see that I have already pointed to another cell.

    Thanks again.

    Martin
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    Thanks Zeddy, I've got there - thanks for...

    Thanks Zeddy,

    I've got there - thanks for sticking with this.

    A curious thing I came across - launching the code by clicking on the shape didn't work the second time !

    Strictly, it doesn't...
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    Hmmm - if I delete the hyperlink address and...

    Hmmm - if I delete the hyperlink address and close the dialog - it just stays what it was . . . working on this though.
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    Google Chrome icon !

    I think this belongs here rather than the Browsers forum, and I know it is a trivial thing - just asking !

    When I installed Chrome it created a special shortcut both in the Start Menu and Taskbar...
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    Just in passing, many wireless routers have a USB...

    Just in passing, many wireless routers have a USB port into which you can plug a regular USB external HDD which then functions exactly as NAS.
    In this case, though, the HDD can be unplugged and...
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    Hi Z, I couldn't convert the .xlsm file but...

    Hi Z,

    I couldn't convert the .xlsm file but the hyperlink example works, thanks.

    I'm working on how I can adapt this to my requirement . . . . when I create a hyperlink to a shape (so that I...
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    RG: thank you. Maybe I have explained this badly...

    RG: thank you.
    Maybe I have explained this badly - it's the Command Button (the one captioned Press to display form) that I want to show the Control Tip.

    Maud: thank you too !
    I was toying with...
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    How to set tip in text box in Excel

    Is it possible to set a Control Tip for a Text Box in Excel 2003 ?

    I thought I could use the ControlTipText property but get:

    Run-time error 438: Object doesn't support this property or method.
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    CCleaner does a thorough and non-invasive job of...

    CCleaner does a thorough and non-invasive job of cleaning up these and many other files which do not need long-term retention.

    https://www.piriform.com/ccleaner/download
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