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Excell I need to overlay a scanned form and an excel grid to type the info in the correct boxes. The space limitations are tight. I would then like to print both overlays as one landscape A4 document. Anyone any ideas? All suggestions gratefully welcomed. Thanks.

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In Excel, you can import the scan, by importing a picture. You will need to put the scan into a compatible format. Can you open the scan and save it as a JPEG or other format that Excel can recognize? You can then import it, resize it as necessary, and place it next to your data. Then you can select a specific grid of cells as the Print Area, and tell Excel to 'fit' your document to one page wide by one page tall in your Print Setup.

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Memory is used up by excel

I don't think you can. It's a real resource hog especially if youre using 2010/13. See below.

Excel 2003 is officially limited to 1 Gigabyte (GB) of memory.
This limit appears to be a limit on the working set memory used by the Excel process, which is the memory reported by Windows Task Manager.
Although Excel 2003 has a substantially increased memory capacity, many of the individual specific memory limits listed below have not changed in Excel 2003.

Excel 2007 is limited to 2 Gigabytes of memory for the Excel process under Windows XP/Vista (Windows memory limit).
This 2 Gigabyte limit is a limit on the Virtual Memory address space. Virtual memory used by a process is larger than the working set memory reported by Windows Task Manager, so the amount of useable memory under Excel 2007 is considerably less than twice that of Excel 2003.
Because Excel 2007 (Excel12) also requires more memory to store the indexes to the increased number of rows and columns you may not be able to load larger workbooks under Excel 2007 than was possible under Excel 2003. Memory Fragmentation may also mean that it is difficult to make use of all of the available 2 GB of virtual memory.

Many of the individual memory limits listed below have been removed in Excel 2007.

Excel 2010 is available in 2 versions: 32-bit (2 Gigabytes of virtual memory) and 64-bit (8-Terabytes (which is 8000 Gigabytes of virtual memory)).
The 32-bit version has the same memory limits as Excel 2007, but the 64-bit version, when used with a 64-bit Windows operating system, will have extremely large memory limits.
Note that the different versions of Windows Vista 64-bit and Windows 7 64-bit support differing amounts of RAM.

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How do you make lines appear on an excel sheet?

I'm not sure what Version you're using, so I'll assume after Excel 2010.
At the top of the page, under the Home tab and directly under the Font window, there is an icon which looks like a window frame (dotted all around except on the bottom edge).
In your spreadsheet you have to select the area you want to work on. You can select a single cell to add lines to or the whole spreadsheet. Click on the icon I described above and a menu box will pop down. There many choices which allow you to select lines on all sides of your work. I prefer the one at the bottom which says 'More Borders'. With that window you select the edges you want lines on, the thickness/type of the line, or put an outline.
I think that's enough for now and I hope that gets you started.

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I had an attachment from a trusted source, when I opened it said it was corrupted. I then discovered all my excel files were showing as Microsoft picture manager files and I could not open them, but I...

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What is excel


Microsoft Excel is a commercial spreadsheet application . It features calculation, graphing tools, pivot tables, and a macro programming language called Visual Basic for Applications.
Microsoft Excel has the basic features of all spreadsheets, using a grid of cells arranged in numbered rows and letter-named columns to organize data manipulations like arithmetic operations. It has a battery of supplied functions to answer statistical, engineering and financial needs. In addition, it can display data as line graphs, histograms and charts, and with a very limited three-dimensional graphical display.


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How do I unlock an excel spreadsheet which has password protection (lost). I am using Mac Excel not Windows

A) Open document > Select edit menu > choose select all > then choose copy from edit menu.
Open new document > edit menu> paste.
Select tools menu> choose options> window opens with options. Select form different tabs the edit tab> make sure that al desired boxes are selected.
Select save tab>choose and mark box>ask about properties
accept or Apply options and close.
Save new document different name. When saving it should ask if you want to save properties> choose not save. Maybe it asks if you want to modify properties> choose yes> select box archive amongst read only, hidden or archive.
If this does not work.
B)There are many 3rd party utilities which claim to reset forgotten word password:
The program that I recommend is the Excel Password Recovery 5.0 It recovers/removes the "Password to Open" and "Password to Edit" for you to view and edit the document freely.

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My product key on the sticker on my relatively new laptop for my 2007 microsoft excel when typed in is prompted as being incorrect and i have changed the 8s to b's with still no results

you will need to call mircosoft excel there should be a toll free number on or in the box.
Tell them your number is invalid when you type it in
They will either fix your number or give you a different number.
I have had this happen a lot on several differant programs
if you can not find the number in the box you can call 18005551212 toll free and ask for their toll free number,if they have one than they will give it to you
Good Luck

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How to create macro button in microsoft excel 2007 because

well follow the steps below to get your job done:

To create an option button in Microsoft Office Excel 2007, make sure that you add Option Button (form control) to the Quick Access Toolbar. To do this, follow these steps:
  1. Click the Microsoft Office Button, and then click Excel Options.
  2. Click the Customize category, select All Commands in the Choose commands from list, select Option Button (form control), and then click OK.
To create an option button and to assign a macro to it, follow these steps:
  1. In Excel 2003 and in earlier versions of Excel, click Option Button on the Forms toolbar, and then draw the outline of the button on the sheet.

    In Excel 2007, click Option Button (form control) on the Quick Access Toolbar, and then draw the outline of the button on the sheet.
  2. Select any cell in the worksheet.
  3. In versions of Excel that are for Microsoft Windows, right-click the option button, and then click Assign Macro.

    In versions of Excel that are for Macintosh, press COMMAND while you click or press CTRL while you click, depending on your operating system version. Then, click Assign Macro.
  4. In the Assign Macro dialog box, click the name of the macro that you want to assign to the option button, and then click OK.
When you click the option button, the macro will run.

good luck ...:-)

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  2. In the Calculation options section, select the Enable iterative calculation check box.
  3. To set the maximum number of times that Excel will recalculate, type the number of iterations in the Maximum Iterations box. The higher the number of iterations, the more time that Excel needs to calculate a worksheet.
  4. To set the maximum amount of change you will accept between calculation results, type the amount in the Maximum Change box. The smaller the number, the more accurate the result and the more time that Excel needs to calculate a worksheet.

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