I am unable to edit cells in MS Excel 2007. When I click on a cell, a fuzzy border appears, followed by an error message (unable to enter). Even pressing the F2 key does not help. Not only can't I edit a cell, I can't save the file, close the file, or even quit Excel. It seems to freeze up. What gives?
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When you open file click on is your file only readable then you will not be do anything. Find your EXCEL FILE IN BROWSER AND RIGHT CLICK AND THEN PROPERTY. NOW SEE IF YOUR FILE IS READ ONLY. IF YES THEN CHECK IT AND MAKE SURE IT IS NOT READ ONLY.
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you have to turn on the border. Highlight cells that you want to add the lines to, Right click on the highlighted cells, and select "Format Cells" Then choose the boarder tab. To only do horizontal lines, simply click on the top and bottom lines. This will turn the borders on, and then they will print.
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Select the cell(s) you would like the border around. Next right-click inside those cells and click "Format Cells." There will be a tab labeled "Border" which you can click on and all your options will be in there.
if you have excel 2007 you can save the file into excel 2003 compatibility
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In Excel 2007 click on Office button where File used to be, then click on Options at the bottom, then on Advanced at the left, then under Editing Options choose the option Enable fill handle and cell drag-and-drop.
Click on the space above the first row header and on the left of the first column header. All cells on the sheet are selected now. Ctrl 1 to open the format cells dialog. On the protection tab uncheck locked. After you do this select the cell you want to lock. Ctrl 1 to open the format cells dialog. On the protection tab check locked.
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I am using MS-2007, i got the solution upto some level only.
i can't say exactly whether it is right or not.
my solution is :
first change the settings in ControlPanel/Regional and Language Options. Click on Customize button/open the Date Tab and set the date format there. and then proceed with CSV. Open CSV in Excel and divide Text to coloumns. Ur all Date Cells will be in particual Format. and Select that coloumns and right click Format Celss....etc. Thanking u.
If u found any Douts, Suggestions ,Plzz let me know.
Simplest way is to highlight the area of cells you wish to work on, right click, select "format cells" , click on "borders" tab then you use the big buttons with symbols of either outside / inside / both, top/ bottom/ left/ right..then choose the line style, and select the colour from the palate, You can also use the "shading" tab to create interesting effects, as well as the "fonts" tab. you will learn more by experimenting...enjoy !