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Not sure.. text field-like highlights when I click anything

Question: Not sure.. text field-like highlights when I click anything

Recently there's been an annoying little animation pop up whenever I click something. I can't really explain it, but it's similar to the blinking | you see when typing in text fields. Everything I click on something it shows up. It's really annoying. It even happens when I click a picture, except it appears as a HUGE blinking bar. Can someone help?

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Answer: Not sure.. text field-like highlights when I click anything

A picture...is sometime worth a thousand words, can you post a screenshot?

Louis

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I support a software program that has a proprietary menu item when you right-click a calculated field. It has been this way for 10-15years and has worked in WinXP through Win10 with never an issue. This past week I had 3 different customers tell me that when they right-click one of these fields to access what is normally the Cut/Copy/Paste/ menu that also includes our menu item, they are now getting the Windows default cut/copy/paste/Right to Left Reading order/Show Unicode control characters/ etc menu. The only thing I can think of that they all have in common besides these are all Window 10 64bit pc's, is that they all have one update to Adobe Acrobat (17.012.20098).
I was able to resolve for a moment on two of these workstations by having the user go into Language/Advanced settings and actually selected "English (Unites States) from the "Override for Windows display language" even though that settings is implied by the "recommended". But after the pc was turned off over night and back to it the next day, the problem is back and that setting is still selected. All language and regional settings on all the pc's are defaulted to English/Unites States. I do not know what other avenue to go in. Could something hae been switched on or off in Windows (by this Adobe update perhaps?) that would make the context text menu switch to Windows text default right-click menu?

Any help is appreciated!
 

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I know the Include Field will include part of the text from an Include File if it is in a bookmark. The format is {IncludeText "File Path" Bookmark}. I have 2 files: Source and Target.

Source is a form template. I included a Text Form Field and gave it the bookmark AA. I also included other text in a "normal" bookmark, BB.

In Target I have 2 fields: {IncludeText "C:\\Source.dot" AA} and {IncludeText "C:\\Source.dot" BB}. The text from BB shows up, but the one for AA is blank.

If I go into Source and look under Bookmarks, both AA and BB are there.

BTW, I have tried it with the Source form both "Protected" and "Unprotected" and it didn't make any difference.

Any idea why this is happening, and more importantly, any idea on how to make this work? If not, it seems like a real bug in Word 2003 as they are both definitely considered to be bookmarks.

Thank you,

Stuart
 

Answer:Word 2003 - Include Text Field - Not Including Bookmark Text if in Form Field

Thread reopened for user to post solution.
 

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When I clicked on a folder in documents, all the folders above were highlighted. When I double clicked a folder, all folders above opened in separate windows.

Answer:single left click highlights everything above the click

try new mouse.

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I need a date field changed into a text field of YYYYMMDD so for example the date of birth field is 3/17/1953 and I need that converted to 19530317 in the Excel spreadsheet. Thanks.

Answer:I need a date field changed into a text field of YYYYMMDD

under the format options.

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we have one member of our 'team' who is using Open Office (1.9 I think), the rest use MS Office. We generate documents that need editing, with the relevant sections of text highlighted for quick identification. This person (OO user)sometimes either cannot remove the highlighting or forgets to (!). We are finding that we cannot remove the highlighting on the returned documents, even though they have been saved on the 'server' as a MS Word doc.Does anyone know a solution for this please?

Answer:Can't remove highlights from text

I don't think there is a solution. I use and like Open Office, but is not that compatible with Microsoft office because certain elements are not supported as you are finding out.I use Microsoft Office at work, but if I do any work at home for work I've got to compile it in Microsoft Office, luckily it works on my Linux machine. Sorry about the bad news. Why don't you all use Open Office? I think its much more versatile than MS Office.I don't think our IT department would take kindly to converting 2500 terminals to OO, so I've got to carry on using it at work.

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I received a text document with a lot of yellow highlighting that will not turn off. Aside from trying to erase with the usual highlight tool I also tried tools\option\view\show\highlight to see if that would have any effect - but no go. I can add and erase new highlights, but the existing ones act like they are baked in.

Answer:I received a text doc whose yellow highlights won't turn off

Text files don't normally contain that unless the actual font had it and not a highlight.What format of file is it?A Pit Bull is like a gun you can pet. And there is no safety on it.

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   I am experiencing freezing for my Hp Envy that I purchased back in August of this year. In addition to my consistant freezing, all details popup and computer setting tabs are highlighted black. I have researched this issue for hours and nothing pertains to my specific issue. If someone could please assist me in correcting this problem I would greatly appreciate it.

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I have a Yoda 2 13 that has been OK except for one very annoying trait. When entering text machine intermttenly and randomly highlights text. If Im not very careful and dont notice when it highlights text and then hit another key it will replace everythig highlighted (often everythng you just typed) with that key. Cant tell you how many times I have had to retype a block of text due to this apparent random highlighting. I prefer using a track ball mouse and almost always have one hooked up (not sure if this has anything to do with it). If I remember to turn the trackpad off by pressing key on keyboard it seems to fix random highlighting. Problem is I have to turn trackpad off each and every time I turn machine on. Kind of PITA because I often forget to turn trackpad off until I have lost a bunch of text due to this random highlighting and deleting problem. I never use the trakpad. Is there any way to permenatley disable the trackpad? Is the trackpad the cause behind this apparent random highlighting of text? Am I inadvertently touchingthe trackpad with base of my thumb (palm of hand) thus causing this highlighting? Any thought or ideas on how to get around this? Could it have something to do with motion detection or some other function other than the trackpad?

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Probably not the right forum or place but seeing as this place is full of tweakers I thought it wouldn't hurt to ask here!

I want to eliminate this blue highlight in FF (3.6 btw). It's the same for all text, and yes, it is the system colour. So I need to stop this FF theme using the system selected text highlight colour and specify my own.

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I've tried several css codes on the web to use in the chrome.css but nothing is happening so the codes I've found are obviously not right!

What I really need to know is (possibly) three things:
The correct code to use in the css file to (a) stop FF using system colour and using a.n.other colour. (b) Which chrome folder file to use it in, chrome.css or content.css?
or
The correct code to use in about:config if that is where I should be looking.
or
The correct code to search for and replace in the theme files. And a rough idea of where to find them!!

Ta in advance if anyone can help!

fimble

Answer:Selected Text Highlights in Firefox Theme

Hi fimble.
Is this what you're looking to know? Hope that helps.

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I have an HP LaserJet P1102 printer. I've noticed that every line of text is highlighted with a faint gray color when printed out. I tried looking at the settings if anything was causing this, but I couldn't find anything.

Answer:Printer Automatically Highlights Printed Text

This may sound a bit obvious, but are you sure the grey isn't there on the text on the screen? Often, I've copied/pasted stuff from the web that looks like black text on a white background - but on closer examination, it turns out to be a light grey background. Only reformatting the text brings the background back to white.

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Cell K6 is a dropdown menu with Incomplete & Completed as choices and if Incomplete is selected, Cell J6 is highlighted red, If completed is selected, J6 is highlighted Green.

Excel 2010
 

Answer:Dropdown Menu text selected, highlights other cell

Use conditional formatting and add two rules

for 2007, 2010 or 2013 excel version
Conditional Formatting

Highlight applicable range >>

J6
Home Tab >> Styles >> Conditional Formatting
New Rule >> Use a formula to determine which cells to format
Edit the Rule Description: Format values where this formula is true:
=K6 = "Incomplete"
Format? [Number, Font, Border, Fill] > choose fill RED
choose the format you would like to apply when the condition is true
OK >> OK

Then repeat above with a new rule
=K6 = "complete"
and use fill Green
 

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Hi all, 
I have a matter about placeholder in html. The placeholder will be disappeared when focus
on text filed with IE. But I want to keep hint text of placeholder when do that. Could you give me any suggestion?

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Hello. Using vb.net, I've been trying to figure out how to paste the clipboard into the window your mouse pointer is pointed.

If anyone has used unix you are familiar with what i am asking for; just to double right click or middle click and to paste the content of clipboard to the given window.

Can anyone offer any ideas for .net?

I would use double right click, or middle click, or single right click.

Please respond with your ideas~

Thanks

-Sandra
 

Answer:Help me paste clipboard text with double right click (or right click, click)

This is kind of confusing but I just wanted code to paste the clipboard by using the mouse.
 

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How do I get Firefox to remember something typed into a specific field? This text box pops up after I select 'Merchant Accept Liability' from the dropdown menu. I have to type 'We accept liability' into the text box at least 200 times a day. If there was some way for Firefox to remember this, it'd be extremely convenient. Attached screenshot.

Answer:Remembering a text field

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Question: Text Field Issues

While the main reason for this help request is to help me fix the text field problem Im having, there are a couple other problems as well.

It has become an ongoing problem, no clue what causes it. In certain games, so far only Mabinogi and Test Drive Unlimited, when I go to type something in a text field, my computer pauses, and people talking in Ventrilo repeat themselves over and over for a couple seconds. The same thing happens when I exit a text field in said games. No one else I have talked to has this issue, and I am fairly certain they have slower computers than me, so no clue what the issue is.

The other problem is my graphics card. I have an ATI Radeon x800 card, and when I am playing games, I get errors when it does not even seem to be taking up much memory. I was playing Test Drive Unlimited which I just got today, and I was getting a report error window for ccc.exe about every minute in game. If I ignored it, I could keep going, but eventually another error window popped up saying the same thing, so I shut the game down. I meet the minimum requirements, but I have no clue why its doing this. My computer has a history of overheating, but I don't know if its due to that.

Also, is there a program I can use to monitor the heat in my computer? I'd like to know if that is truly the problem here, as I have been told that my card could be damaged by now if it is overheating.

Answer:Text Field Issues

First heer is a link to the site that has a monitor for CPU and Heat along with a few other things. It is called MBM and about the 11th item down. It is Freeware.I would also suggest getting any Driver updates needed. I do not know what system you have but you can go to the manufacturers site and retrieve them from there. Do these two things and then try the game again so we know if it is a heat problem which it sounds likehttp://www.freeware-guide.com/dir/util/optdiag2.htmlPost back and let us knowThank you Jitaa

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when I print to Hewlett-Packard 800 series, instead of printing the page number (or other information) I get...
{page} or whatever the instruction is for the field. In print preview, it shows the number, but then when printed, I get the instruction information.
 

Answer:field text in Office 97

Please let us know which program next time.

If it's Word (I suspect), go to Tools-Options-Print tab. Remove "field codes".
 

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Hi people,

I would like to have Notepad++ in my "New>" list.

Example:

1) Go to your desktop and right click on it
2) Click on New>
3) You are able to click on Notepad++

Right now I do see Notepad, I would like to keep it. Just adding notepad++ extra to it.

Anyone willing to tell me how to do it? Thanks a lot.

Regards

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Hi people,

I would like to have Notepad++ in my "New>" list.

Example:

1) Go to your desktop and right click on it
2) Click on New>
3) You are able to click on Notepad++

Right now I do see Notepad, I would like to keep it. Just adding notepad++ extra to it.

Anyone willing to tell me how to do it? Thanks a lot.

Regards

Answer:Add notepad++ to the right click New> field

Hi, New -> create new document of particular file type. Which type do you wish to create?

If you simply wish to open Notepad++ by right clicking, that's a different thing.

For example New, Text Document, creates a new empty file called New Text Document.txt.
It doesn't launch a program.

So what now do you actually want to do?

You may find this free program useful to add Notepad++ to the context menu
Right Click Context Menu Adder: Freeware to Add Useful Shortcuts in Windows 7 and Later Desktop Context Menu - AskVG

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click.to lets you send text, images, videos, and other documents which are selected to other applications with a single click. The program can even handle the selection automatically. I am using it and looks useful so far. Click.to | One click to your favourite app

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I am currently building myself a stock database system in MS Access 2000. On one of my forms and reports. I want my text in a textbox element to flow vertically. I have found a method to do this, but the text runs the wrong way. Would it be possible for my to correct this in anyway? If so how would I do it?

Answer:MS Access text field orientation

Help! Anyone? Please.

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I have a table consisting of 8 columns by 26 rows. In each cell, I'm adding a Text Form Field. Is there anyway, besides doing it cell by cell, where I can just copy a row, then paste the same Text Form Field with text length maximums in the other 25 rows?
 

Answer:Word - Text Form Field

Sure, Brian.
Create first row.
In Print Layout view, take your mouse pointer to the left of the left-most cell in the row, and it should turn into a 1:00 pointing arrow. Click to select the whole row, then Ctrl+C to copy. Place your cursor in front of the paragraph return just below the table OR in the left-most cell of the row that you want a new row above, and hit Paste.
 

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When creating, forwarding, or replying an email; the text field does not open automatically. It must be expanded manually. What is my problem? Thank you.
 

Answer:Outlook Express Text field

Have you tried this.

make Windows Mail or Outlook Express open email messages to windows that make use of all the available screen space automatically:

Open any email in its own window by double-clicking it in its folder.
Make sure the window is not maximized.
Move the window so that its top left corner coincides with the top left corner of your screen.
Grab the handle in the window's bottom right corner with the mouse and drag it to the bottom right corner of the screen.
Close the message window
 

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when i open yahoo mail ,nd go for composing , the text area does not appear nd so i could not able to wright mails to my friends.the page displays also done with error. pls help me out of this problem

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Ok, first, I'm running Windows XP Pro SP2 on an HP Pavilion 8760c. It originally came with Windows 98, but the previous owner upgraded it to the XP sometime before giving the computer to me. I do NOT have any disks, neither the original system disks nor any restore disks, nor does there seem to be any restore partition on the hard drive.

First problem is -- for some reason when I try to type into any text fields in any windows based programs, the cursor goes into hyperblink mode, won't click into any text field, and won't let me type in any of them. I first noticed the problem when I tried to use internet explorer, I went to Google like normal and while it will let me type in the address bar at the top, it won't type into the Google search field. I have since found out it is NOT IE specific, but it won't let me type into the windows help search field, or the field where you enter a name for a restore point when manually setting it, or in the captcha box on a game program I use or pretty much anything windows based. I downloaded Firefox and I can type in Firefox with no problems, which is fine for searching the web, but does not fix the problem.

Second, with the system restore... this computer used to work fine. I used it occasionally at my old house, then we moved and the computer sat idle for about nine months, and I just hooked it back up last week. When I did I found problems with the sound as well as the problem with the text fields I mentione... Read more

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Hello All.
Public Sub AutoExec()
MsgBox ("The Word Startup Folder is: " _
& vbCrLf & Word.Application.StartupPath)
End Sub
First, I want to again thank everyone who helped me with my first question: Text Form Field in Word 2003.

My next question is: Is there a way to automatically tab to the next form field?

End Time
00:01
I would like to key in the hour (00), skip over the colon, key in the minutes (01) and have Word or VBA tab to the next field.

Can this be done? Any ideas?
TIA
 

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Where is the setting to change the color of text fields? The color options in the options menues just change or force colors on the webpages themselves. Im looking to just change the color of the address/google bar, and any text fields that happen to appear on a webpage. Right now they are all a dark ugly grey, where if I open the same page in IE everything is properly colored to the pages defaults or to my light colored xp theme.
 

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From a specific text value in one field I need to count that field in multiple other fields. ie: in one column, for each text field marked Trip1, I need to add to a count in a Compartment1 field, a Compartment2 field, and a Compartment3 field.

Answer:How to count text values in another field

Perhaps we could be of some help if we knew what application you are talking about. Even if we know the application, I'm not sure there is enough information in your post for us to answer.Perhaps you could add a few details regarding what it is you are trying to count. Keep in mind that we can't see your computer from where we are sitting, so the more details you provide, the better.Thanks!Click Here Before Posting Data or VBA Code ---> How To Post Data or Code.

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I was wondering if the following is possible:

I am using Microsoft Excel currently (on a Windows XP machine) and I have three columns, one is text (name) and the other two columns are MM/DD format (start date) (finish date).

Can I make something that will move the entire row to a new sheet/tab, after the second date is added?

Ex:
Name Start Date Finish Date
ABC Company 07/11/07 07/15/07
BCF Company 07/15/07 _______

Any guidance with this problem would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in Advance,
Dom
 

Answer:Solved: Moving text after completing a field

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I want to combine a text field and a date field into one field to use as a reference number. IE 'Mil - 05/11'.

I have got a field with the standard short date format 29/05/2011 (that I have to keep) and I have created a second field with the same date but formatted to a "mm/yy". When I concatenate the Operater Ref field "Mil" to the Date Ref field "05/11" I still get the full date format IE Mil - 29/05/2011.
 

Answer:MS Access Concatenate a date and text field

Jerry-

If you are creating the second field in your table, go to design view and change the Data Type to Text then try your concatenation. I built a mini-table and queried it and this worked for me... hope this works for you!
 

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I am looking to create a MS Word 2003 document for work that has a text field that has a character limit to it and I can't seem to find anything in Word that does that. I know it is possible, as we have various documents corporate HQ has us use that has text fields with character limits on them. Does anyone know where I can find this in Word 2003?

Thanks
 

Answer:Text field w/character limit in MS Word 03

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Hello All.

I am attempting to create Text Form Fields in a previously created Word document. It was not created from a form template.

The field is the DAY in the date field: 10//007. I put the insertion point in the DAY field, click on the Text Form Field icon and fill in the field attributes. Type=Number, Max length=2. I type in a Help description, click OK, save the file, and click on the Protect icon.

When I key in a 2-digit num and press tab, the next page comes up. The same thing happens if I try to put in alpha characters. My help message does not appear. I pressed F1.

I would appreciate any help with this issue.
TIA
 

Answer:MS Word 2003 Text Form Field

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My Access 2007 database contains records with a text field of up to 255 characters. these records are being imported into a system that allows up to 39 characters for this data. I'm seeking help to create a query(queries) or macro(s) that will create additional records with each one containing the next 39 characters in the text field. For example, a record contains 125 characters in its text field. I need to end up with 4 records such that record #1 contains the first 39 characters, record #2 contains the next 39 characters, and so forth.
 

Answer:Parsing text field in Access 2007

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i have a access 2007 database and have to print a lot of reports for the client. however when you have calculated field (i am counting the amount of weeks) on the form - and you then put a textbox on the form - which is a memo field in the table - that pulls information from the database(memo field) some of the data gets cut off.
i have set the 'can grow' and 'can shrink' properties to yes for the field.

once you delete the calculated field from the query - the text stretches and all the memo field text shows correctly.
is there away around this?
 

Answer:calculated field on reports causes text to disappear

Is the calculated field in the Header, Detail or Footer section?
 

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Hi all, been away for a long time.My problem is this :I have an MS Access 2000 database listing song titles. I have built a form and added control buttons for "First Title", "Last Title","Next Title" and "Previous Title"These four controls work successfully, going to the denoted record as required with no problems.THE PROBLEM:I have tried to add a combo box using the "TITLE" field only from my form data. Song titles often include the character apostrophe ('), example...."Don't Cry For Me Argentina"When I click in the combo box and select a title with the ' in it I get a runtime error 3077 and cannot go to that record. Titles without the ' in them display in the form with no problem.MY QUESTION:Is there any way to display the song title correctly (including the ') without the combo box treating it as a rem and thus throwing up the runtime error?My db has a number of fields giving info on the song and display on the form.Operating System Windows 98SEProcessor Intel 600E CoppermineRAM = 256 MbHDD 40 GbMS Access 2000 is the db.Grateful for any advice.btw....I only have a very limited idea of Visual and Access Basic !!!

Answer:MS Access 2000 text field characters.

I would do a search of the MS knowledge base, refining it to searching Access 2000.

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Hi,

I have a doc which I have added the many checkboxes by using Check Box Form Field. Now I want to add textbox for others to enter text. I have added a Text Form Field to the doc but it is kind of hard to tell that there is a field in there. How I can make something like this:

___________________________________________

___________________________________________

___________________________________________

so others can enter text above the lines only or making an enclosed box so others can only enter text inside the box?

Thank you for any help,

Peter
 

Answer:How to use the Text Form Field in MS Word 2000?

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I am trying to create a worksheet to help me track my business.  In it I need a text field where  I can enter daily information. Is there some type of a text box or table that I can insert and use that will not increase the size of the worksheet when I update?  Thanks, lindee

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I create demo files for testing. The way I have it now I have the file laid out with two merge fields. These link back to another docucment where I input a month's worth of dates. The first being Date created and the second column is File Load date.

Once this DateInput doc is updated I go through each record in the merge document and save each one as the DateCreated number as the file name and as a txt file.

Any ideas on how to automate this? I tried using Access to fill in the merge and I was able to have it input today and tomorrow dates using command buttons and these subs

Private Sub cmdToday_Click()
txtFrom = Date
txtTo = DateAdd("d", -1, Date)
End Sub

Private Sub cmdTomorrow_Click()
txtFrom = DateAdd("d", 1, Date)
txtTo = Date
End Sub

But that only gets me two days, I need to see about automating the whole month.

Any help would be appreciated. Thanks
 

Answer:Whole month of text files with merge field

Any ideas on how to do this? I have tried everything that I know. I tried making a macro in Word, but could not get that to work either.
 

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I have completed a 4 page form in LiveCycle, however, I cannot figure out one important thing. I would like to have a text field repeated on everypage. A job number for example that someone filling out the form would enter, I would like that job number to appear at the top of every page.

How do I do this? Is there an easy "click" I am missing?
 

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Hi,

Help, I am a novice at Access 2010 and am attempting to write a custom [COLOR=green !important][COLOR=green !important]database[/COLOR][/COLOR] from scratch.
How do I get data from multiple text fields to show up combined in a seperate text field. I want to combine the First, Middle Initial, and Last Name fields so they will be combined in a seperate field I named Complete Name.

I typed the following into the Validation Rule of the Property section for the Complete Name text field however, the Complete Name text field remains blank in Form as well as Table.

Trim$([FirstName] & " " & [MI] & " " & [LastName])

I hope I explained this correctly as I am relatively new to Access. Can you give me any advice or suggestions? Thank You

VMM101
 

Answer:MS Access 2010 Text Field Question

There are 3 ways to do this.
1. This method uses a query to combine the data, but it will not store the combined data and it will not refresh on it's own if you add or change the data.
2. This method combines the data in and Unbound field by making it the Control Source of the Field. This will not save the data to a table but will automatically update.
3. This method uses VBA in the After Update Event Procedures of the 3 fields and will automatically update the data and also save it to a table if required.
The choice is yours.
 

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I am trying to insert an address and slide the text up so I do not have to see the blank lines plus extra space.
 

Answer:Access - slide text up if blank field

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Hi

i want to update the text box based on the combo box selection based on the user form in excel. I am using the below code but the problem is combo box value is hidden once i selected but text box value is coming.
'Private Sub ComboBox1_Change()
'ComboBox1.Value = Worksheets("OptionPage").Range("Af28").Value
'TextBox7.Value = Worksheets("OptionPage").Range("Ag28").Value
'End Sub

I am assigning the value of combo box into af28 and from there i am doing a vlookup in ag28 to get a value. In the combo box i have row source of particular range in the sheet.

Please help.....
 

Answer:Solved: Combo box text field updation

Hi, could you just post a sample with dummy data, it makes it easer to 'see' what you need / want.
 

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I have a memo field in my application that the user needs to put a lot of text in with numbered items that require indentint. The finished report looks awful because she is forced to space between the numbers and the text instead of a clean indent. I am using the runtime version of Access 2007 field. I need find a text editor that will hold formatting and keep it in the field for the report.
 

Answer:Text Editor for Access 2007 Field

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I have an excel file with a column with values like 100, 200, 500, 500-02, and 500-04.
Access wants the column to be a number because 500-02 is not one of the first records.

If I use the acImport or acLink I get the same results. Which is an error importing (I get all the data just not the text values in the column) or a null value in the link when view from Access (even though you can open the spreadsheet with excel and see the true data). If I use the import Wizard and change the Field to text it that data is fine.

I also tried acImporting to an existing table with the field set a text but it changes it back to numeric and screws up.

I have a vision impared user and I need a button click to get this data into access.

Thanks for reading my post.
 

Answer:Solved: ACESS: import excel field as text

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Hi everyone!

I'm sure this is probably something very simple that I'm missing...

I am creating a document template for a specific document type.

I have two rich text controls added to a document via the developer tab.

The first is the document's number in a series of documents to be created. The second is the actual document title.

In the footer area, I want these to be shown in reverse - i.e. the document name, then the document's number, so I am making it very easy to check the number of the document when flicking through a physical folder.

I tried to do this with bookmarks and cross-referencing, but the bookmarks are not saved when you create a new document based on that template.

I tried with a macro, but after recording the macro, it didn't really do what I wanted.

Is there an easy way to get this working? If not, is there a way I can assign names to the rich text controls in my template to run a macro more efficiently?
 

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Is there a way in Access to have a report with data like BB900, 10/1/2006 behind a barcode? Then have a form with two columns. The user would scan barcode. The first column would hold the information to the left of the comma, and the second column would hold information to the right of the comma.
 

Answer:Access Database Text Field Seperated By A Comma

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Hi
Can anyone help me with this following issue?
I don't really know how I should write the hole thing (receiving errors).

Here is the link
http://www.vbforums.com/showthread.php?t=559252

Thanks in advance

PS: VBA 6.3 and Outlook 2003
BR
/Groom
 

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When I try to type in my password in the Windows start up screen spurious characters are automatically generated in the input field preventing me from inputting any password. If I do get into the system this effect happens in all accessed text fields. This has rendered my computer useless any suggestion of what the cause may be and how can it be fixed?

Thanks

Answer:Windows 7 text field spurious character generation

Hello Emmedin and welcome to the Forums,

Could you please provide us with a screenshot from the problem? How to upload screenshots and files at SevenForums.
What anti virus are you currently using? Please run a full scan and report back anything found.
Have you made any recent changes to your system (Installed new software and such)?
Please also fill in your system specs by following this tutorial.
Good luck and keep us posted,
Nommy

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I thought I read somewhere that it was possible to do a search on a reserved character by putting "" around it. I made the mistake of annotating some appended text fields with "**" (without the quotes) so I would know which records had been added. At some point, I want to remove those two asterisks. . . but, of course, I suddenly realized that Access recognizes an "*" as a wild card meaning something/anything, not the "*" character. So a search using Like "***" or "*'**'" either finds nothing or finds every record with anything in the field.

So the question is, is there a way to search for a literal "**" in Access? OBP. . . are you home today?
 

Answer:Solved: Finding reserved character in text field

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Hi everyone!

I'm sure this is probably something very simple that I'm missing...

I am creating a document template for a specific document type.

I have two rich text controls added to a document via the developer tab.

The first is the document's number in a series of documents to be created. The second is the actual document title.

In the footer area, I want these to be shown in reverse - i.e. the document name, then the document's number, so I am making it very easy to check the number of the document when flicking through a physical folder.

I tried to do this with bookmarks and cross-referencing, but the bookmarks are not saved when you create a new document based on that template.

I tried with a macro, but after recording the macro, it didn't really do what I wanted.

Is there an easy way to get this working? If not, is there a way I can assign names to the rich text controls in my template to run a macro more efficiently?

Answer:Word 2007 dynamically updated text field

See Word Variables etc. Editor which will allow you to easily map content controls to achieve what you want to do.

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I'm trying to create a word doc with text form fields. I have them in the doc but I want them to remain the in the same location after I type in each box. Currently when I type enough characters in the box the next text form box moves to the next tab location. How can I make each box "freeze" where it is before I start typing in it? Any Suggestions?
 

Answer:Word 2007 - Text Form Field Help Needed

Embed the form field inside a frame. You can then set the frames border so that it is invisible so that it can't be seen.

Regards,
Rollin
 

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As I stated in my previous post, I'm creating a survey to send out in Word 2003 using text form fields and check box form fields. When typing comments in the text form fields, if the comments go above a certain word count, it is impossible to see what you are typing.

As it appears there is no way to make these text form fields scrollable, it is possible to make the text form field expandable when typing in it?
 

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I was in settings today and It gave me a message telling me I had to reset my settings because something or another was corrupt. I did so and most stuff works fine (Had to sign back into a bunch of stuff) but I do have one problem. Text fields no longer seem able to remember anything I've put into them. For example when trying to sign in here I usually just click the username box, "Bad-People" comes up and I click it to enter it automatically. But "Bad-People" doesn't come up anymore.
 
I figured resetting things just erased the history. That would have been fine but it also doesn't remember anything I enter new. So if I signed in here, then signed out, and then tried to sign in again "Bad-People" STILL wouldn't show up. This is a feature I use A LOT on a number of sites but it no longer works on any site I've tried. 
 
Vista Home Basic
Chrome Version 43.0.2357.81 dev-m

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I created a form letter as an Access 2007 report. The only field is [first_name] from a query. The first line reads, "Dear Joe (or whatever [first_name] is). I want a comma after each name. I tried =Trim([first_name] & ","), =Trim([first_name) & "," and every combination I can think of. Every permutation returns Dear #Type!. How can I get Dear followed by the name and a comma? Thanks!
 

Answer:Solved: Access 2007 Trim and field text addition

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Okay this one is a little freaky. I built a new PC recently and installed a fresh 8.1 . Few days later it starts randomly (maybe 1-2 per day, sometimes never) opening two new tabs. One searches omegle in google but doesn't open it, the other goes to rcc.edu. It also sometimes enters the same piece of my Skype history into the text field. This piece of skype history shouldn't be on this computer since the logs are from a few months back, thus left on the old computer. I scanned my computer with Malwarebytes and Kaspersky, also used process explorer and scanned prcocesses with virustotal and got no positives. Any help would be appreciated.
 
P.S. also affects the mouse, but no movement, just left clicks.

Answer:Odd behavior, 2 new tabs and Skype history typed in text field.

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Hi,

For a 'Yes/No' data type, my MS Access 2013 does not allow me to change from the default 'check box' to the 'text box' option under lookup field properties - display control. It was originally able to but I think something has happened to it.

The problem is not table or database specific as I have tried other tables and databases. I even reinstalled MS Access to make sure it was not the application's fault. It still exists and I don't know what went wrong.
Could someone please advise?

Thanks a lot.
 

Answer:MS Access 2013 Yes/No Lookup field properties can't select Text box

lycen, welcome to the Forum.
I am not sure how you managed to change it to a text field, as you can't do it in Access 2007, only to other types of "On/Off" type fields
 

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We use Oracle's XML Publisher to generate reports. This is where an XML file is merged with a .rtf template to generate an output (usually PDF). We design our .rtf templates using Microsoft Word 2007. I have a need to print something in the same position on the last page of every report (in this case.. customer invoices). I am placing this logic in the footer so it will print in the same position. I also have logic in there that determines when it is the last page. It isn't working and I need some help. Right now I have { if {NUMPAGES}>{PAGE} "Not Last Page" "Last Page" }. I am getting "Last Page" on every page. (This isn't the wording that I really need to go there, I was just testing this functionality). I read an article from Microsoft Support (Article ID 211755) that says this is supposed to work with version 2000. I'm hoping it is still valid for 2007. If you have accomplished something like this or can help me I would appreciate it.
 

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Hello
I was wondering if there were text tool format options for adobe professional.

i mean e.g. i want to left and right justify text, how do i do that with adobe professional

Answer:text field tool format options (adobe professional)

Adobe Professional what? Premier, Acrobat...

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I'm not sure why... I have a people contact in my phone for person but when I attempt to text that person she doesn't show up in my contact list. I looked at the contact and it shows the email field and the phone number field but it doesn't show a text field where it should say "TEXT" , Does anyone know why this is happening?
Thanks :)
gm

Answer:Why wont the text field show up in Windows 8 people profile?

Are you sure the contact has a mobile number?
In my contacts a "text" field appears if they have a mobile number.
And with contacts which only have a landline the "test" field does not show up.

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In Access I have a field "Age" which is formatted as text.

I import a txt file from Excel where the Age data contains some ages and some txt such as "Staff".

7
11
Staff
24

etc.

How can I force the ages to have a leading zero so that they appear in sequence in reports?

I know if I format the Age field as Number they appear correctly sorted in reports, but then I can't use text as well in that field.

Thanks for your help,
Ken
 

Answer:Importing txt file into Access text field with leading zeros

It might be simpler to modify the input data from Excel, so they are correct, or perhaps a little bit of vba code might be useful to whip through that field's data to modify those records which have a number to have leading zeros.
 

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Hi,

I am currently using Word 2003 and have created a template. Within the template are text fields. My current issue is that if I make a change to formatting in one of the text fields, it replicates to all of the text fields. To give an example in the screen shot if I enter text then change the formatting under Point 1 (Project Statement) that change remains with that text field. If I go down to the next form field, and before entering any text, make formatting changes, that replicates to all of the form fields below. Similarly if text is entered first, then a formatting change made i.e. bullet point, that then seems to replicate through to the rest of the text fields. Can someone please explain as to why this is happening? thanks.
 

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This is for the database:
I am trying to use the tct codes in a combo field on the Form and have a different field backcolor for each one. So I missing something just not sure what. Thanks Alan
 

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Hey there, long time reader first time poster!

(If you know of a great advanced tutorial on Access, please let me know. I know how to set up the basics, now I'd like to know how the program really runs)

I'm currently working on a form that allows users to search for equipment. The category of the equipment is slectable through a combo box, and the searched text is entered in a text field. The results are displayed in a list box.

What've I've tried is using a 'Find' button to enter this sql query into the RowSource of the list box:

Private Sub Equipment_Find_Click()

Me.Equipment_List.RowSource = "SELECT Equipment.Type, Equipment.Manufacturer, Equipment.Model FROM Equipment WHERE (((Equipment." & strQuote & Me.Equipment_Search_Category.Column(0) & strQuote & ")=" & strQuote & Me.Equipment_Find_Text & strQuote & "))ORDER BY Equipment.Type DESC;"

End Sub

The result i get is a pop up window with a text field. If i re-enter the text in that feild the info pops up nicely. What am I doing wrong, and how do i get rid of that popup?
 

Answer:Access 2003: Search criteria based on combo box and text field

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I have an widget which runs on windows 10 tablet (flex 11 next book)in KIOSK mode..my problem is when I focus on text fields especially lower part of user view , onscreen keyboard covers input field ..so not possible to view what I am typing..is there any solution apart from detaching keyboard and moving it in section not affecting text input field .. TIA

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Hey folks. This may sound like a minor problem but give it a read please. I noticed that when I happen to hold my left mouse button down on the desktop and slide it all the way up to the upper left hand corner of the desktop, then a two symbol wide invisible textfield is highlighted (see attached image "bluethingy").

I recall that having come across this anomally in the past that it occorred in conjunction with some malware but remember no details. There is something slowing down my computer at the moment but none of the malware seeking programs (ive gone through the list that majorgeeks recommend) that I have run has taken care of the lag, or this blue thingy. Does anybody have any insight into this blue thingy? Ill send the hijack this file if anyones interested, but am mostly curious about the blue field.

*** Curious about another thing: When visiting websites (using IE) with textfields for me to enter text, in some phases of my computers life the cursor when in this field blinks like a mad dog. This usually lets me know that theres some malware doing its thing and that its time for me to clean up a little. My question is if you have seen this happen: What kind of malware is doing it or where does it reside? - is it a helper? - is it unrelated to IE? Or is it not malware at all and just annoying?


Thanks in advance folks :wave ,
Amoxus

Facts:
Windows XP Pro 2002
IE 6.0
 

Answer:Little blue text field at upper left hand corner of desktop...

Welcome to MajorGeeks.com, please follow the steps below:

- Run ALL the steps in this Sticky thread READ & RUN ME FIRST Before Asking for Support

Make sure you check version numbers and get all updates.




Very Important: Make sure you tell us the results from running the tutorial...was anything found? Were you unable to complete any of the scans?...Were you unable to download any of the tools?...Did you do the on-line scans as suggested? etc.Click to expand...

After doing ALL of the above you still have a problem make sure you have booted to normal mode and run the steps in the below link to properly use HijackThis:

Downloading, Installing, and Running HijackThis

Make sure you also rename HijackThis.exe as suggested in the procedures. Use analyse.exe for the new name. This is very important due to some new infections going around.

When you return to make your next post, make sure you attach the following logs and that you have run these scans in the following order too:

CounterSpy
AVG Antispyware Log - ONLY IF NEEDED you were not able to run CounterSpy
Bitdefender - from step 6
Panda Scan - from step 6
runkeys.txt - the log from GetRunKey.bat
newfiles.txt - the log from ShowNew.bat
HijackThis




NOTE: You can only attach 3 files in a single message so it will require that you use two messages to attach all of these logs!Click to expand...

May be malware related. Anything that usually causes Windows and/or Internet Explorer to behave ab... Read more

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You know when you try to login to gmail (or any web email for that matter) and you click on the login field and your login ID pops up? Is there a way to get Firefox to work so that when you click the login field nothing pops up? Better yet, is there a way you can pick and choose which logins show up? Thanks in advance.
 

Answer:Solved: Can you get Firefox to not remember gmail logins when you click in the login field?

Never mind, I figured it out. Just didn't look in the right place.
 

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I haven't sent these texts. All I can find are comments that its not possible to get infected with a virus.. if this is the case how did these texts get sent... and is there anything I can do to fix the issue? Thanks in advance!

Answer:My Nokia Lumia has sent text messages inviting friends to click on a video link..how did these text messages get sent?

Do originals show up as sent texts on your phone? Taking a guess that someone is spoofing your phone number on their own device.

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Hi all,I replaced my power supply to upgrade from 250w to 480w.  I carefully unplugged the old and re-plugged the new (after unplugging power source) and when I confidently turned everything back on the hard drive seems not to work.  there's a faint beep but I'm not sure if it's the POST beep or not.  (I have a vague understanding of that)Instead, the hard drive clicks quite clearly and it clicks 4x then pauses, then 4x, pause, etc, etc. I tried re-plugging the old power supply back in and get the same result.   The computer screen just stays blank the whole time.Did my hard drive just die at that point?   Could switching ps cause the hd to die?a few facts:I do touch the computer case before I stick my hands in there to remove static charge.HD is western digital caviar 40g  WD400Computer is 3ghz P4 running xp with sp3replacement power supply says it's for a P4 and it fits perfectly where the old one came out, same connections etc.I have a 160g drive on it's way from Ebay that I intended to replace this drive with anyway and I have the 40g drive backed up on an external so it's not a disaster but it sure is an inconvenience.I'm ready to try hitting it on the side (percussive maintenance) but thought I'd try a post first. :-)Thanks,John

Answer:western digital hard drive "click,click,click,click...pause...click,etc

try a different power connector to the hard drive. I take it the machine doesn't post, then? If not, it could be something else.Does everything work again when you use the old PSU?

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to copy. Now I get the option to search google as well. Very useful.

Answer:Highlight text and right click

This is on Firefox. On IE,it's search with Bing.

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I have a table titled time_slips used to track the amount of time an attorney spends with a member. In the time_slips table there is a field titled reference_id which is a combo box pulling it's displayed information from another table titled references. Also in the time_slips table is a field named details which is native to this table.

My question is, can I have the details field auto-populate "no charge" when a certain reference id is selected (i.e. 300)?

Thanks for any help you can provide.
 

Answer:Solved: Access Auto-Populate a Field using a field from another table

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I use due dates on my Outlook tasks. When I customize my Tasks list (in the Calendar view) to group by due date, I just get too many groupings (one for each due date!). I would like to know if I can create a custom field called 'Due Month' and/or 'Due Week', extracted from the 'Due Date', so I can view my tasks by what is due during a given week or month. If the answer is yes, any suggestions on the technique I would use would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks in advance,
Mac
 

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Hello all,
I need to have an option like "new text file" next to "new folder" option below menu bar.
Is it possible to tweak registry and do something like this?
I am attaching an image to show what exactly i mean..



Thank you,
Rakesh

Answer:How to create new text file in one click ?

Hi rakesh and welcome to Seven Forums.
Right click in a blank area of a folder select New->Text Document.

OK I know It's two clicks.

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can anyone help me how to remove this weired text in my IE 11 right clikc menu ? when I click on these texts nothing happens.check those three texts in bottom above properties

Answer:Weired Text in IE 11 Right click menu

can anyone help me ?

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When I try to highlight a anything it disappears as I drag the cursor over it, same thing if I double click on a word, click on a link in my favorites file it disappears and turns white. This is happening in IE and Firefox. I have a Dell 1710 Vostro with Windows 7. Anyone have any idea what is going on?

Answer:Highlight or click on text and it disappears!

My guess is that its the graphics card or drivers. Check drivers in Device Manager, for yellow warning markers. Go to the website and get most up to date drivers.

Wishing you good luck

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My HP laptop no longer allows me to highlight text (for copying and pasting) using the mouse on the laptop.  It no longer lets me drag emails into folders etc.  Any ideas ehy and how I can fix it?

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Hello,

While doing research for papers... I like to copy text as reference (not plagiarize), copy and paste it into a word doc etc,... (only text, not pictures in this case)

However... certain websites do not allow you to even right click and drag on the text.

How can i overcome this, without having to hand-type the information i need?

Thanks for any tips.
 

Answer:web pages where you can't right click (copy) the text?

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I can't click on any textbox from chrome, such as the addressbar,
the ctrl+f window, the name box at the top of a bookmark editing window,
login prompts for ftp servers etc. Boxes inside webpages do work.

I've tried reinstalling Chrome, no effect. Doesn't occur in firefox (which I installed to check whether it was just chrome).
 

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can anyone help me how to remove this weired text in my IE 11 right clikc menu ? when I click on these texts nothing happens.check those three texts in bottom above properties

Answer:Weired Text in IE 11 Right click menu

can anyone help me ?

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Hi Everybody, I need help; I keep getting random popups when i click a text box to type in on firefox.

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Hi,
I need to implement the XAML page in which there is TextBox at the bottom of the page. I have implemented the desired functionality,
have created one grid with two rows. In the first row I have mentioned the Heading Text and in the Second row I have Created the Text Box alligned it Veritically at bottom. The problem is that When I am clicking the text box the entire page is getting scrolled upwards beyond screen and the header is getting hide. I need that only the 2nd Row having the text box should get scrolled and not the first Row. The row having the Header should remain intact and visible even when the user clcik the TextBox.
Followning is my code snippett:
<Grid x:Name="LayoutRoot" Background="White">
<Grid.RowDefinitions>
<RowDefinition Height="Auto"/>
<RowDefinition Height="*" />
</Grid.RowDefinitions>
<StackPanel Grid.Row="0" Style="{StaticResource StackPanelHeaderStyle}" Height="100">
<TextBlock Style="{StaticResource StackPanelHeaderStyleTextBlock}" Text="Comments" />
</StackPanel>
<!--<Grid x:Name="ContentPanel" Grid.Row="1" Margin="12,0,12,0">
<toolkit:PhoneTextBox VerticalScrollBarVisibility="Auto" x:Name="txtusername" MaxHeight="300" BorderThickness="1" BorderBrush="Black" Foreground="Black" TextWrapping="Wrap" Height ="Auto" Width="432" AcceptsReturn="True" Background="Red" VerticalAlignment="Bottom"/>
</Grid>-->
<ScrollViewer Grid.Row="1">
<toolkit:PhoneTextBox VerticalScrollBa... Read more

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I have a THINKPAD x60S running Windows XP. All of a sudden I am unable to right click on text and get the menu for copying/pasting in OWA. I also can't drag text around. However, I can do it in the preview panel! When I right click I get the extended menu, not the copy/paste menu. I can use Ctrl Keys to cut and copy but again can't do it with the right click.

I have been seaching sites for possible solutions. The only thing I found was that it might be a virus. So i did a full scan with Norton and found nothing.

Does anyone have any ideas? It's a total pain...
 

Answer:Can't Right Click Copy or Drag Text in OWA

I don`t know anything about OWA,but reinstalling

is usually the first thing to do with broken software.
 

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Hi. Here is the situation.

I have two tables (Field_a & Table A and field_b & Table b) and I wanna set up validation rule for field_b (Table b).

Rules needed for field_b:
1. If field_a (Table A) = 0, field_b (Table b) = 0.
2. If field_a (Table A) = 1, field_b (Table b) > 0.

Thanks a lot for the help!
 

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I am setting up kiosks that once in the field will be locked down and not accessible to anyone in the field nor do we want anyone else accessing them. However, I need the ability to remote into the system if there is an issue.

Is there anyway to set up the machine so that I can do this without someone being in the field at the machine?

Brett.

Answer:Remote connect to a system in the field w/o user in field

Teamviewer.

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I have an access 2007 database that has fields for several addresses. I would like to have access skip subsequent address fields if the previous field is blank. I have done this before but for the life of me cannot remember how it was done. Thanks.
 

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I'm doing a quick-and-(very)dirty design as a proof of concept. During this process I fat-fingered the word Description, as Ddescription. No problem, I know what it means, right. But it annoyed me, so I changed the underlying table (where the error occurred), deleted the control from the form, and added the (now correctly spelled) control.

However, every time I try and ruin the form it wants a value for the now non-existent field Ddescription. I simpy click-through, and the form runs fine. When I look at the available fields in the form's View query's Field List, it still shows Ddescription, and i seems to think it's coming from the underlying table.

Any ideas on how I can remove this phantom field? I can't find anything called "The_View_for_form_FooBar" anywhere, but I know it must exist somewhere...

Tony
 

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I attached my database what i would like to do is create a form when an end user will enter a corresponding user ID from that I wish to populate textbox fields with Agent Name, Supervisor, Location, Dept *all seperate text boxes of course* I have attached the database if someone could help me do this it would be great. Let me know if you need any further details to help get me through this.
 

Answer:update field A in form based on entry in field b

Welcome to the forum, before answering you question can I suggest some improvements to your database.
Currently you do not have any "Key", "Indexed" fields in your tables and there are no relationships set up between the tables.
Also do you really need the Archive Table?
The data looks like it has been exported in from a spreadsheet, relational databases work quite differently to spreadsheets, so to make the most of their advantages you need to correctly relate your Tables.
Your UserID Roster also has some disconnect between the Field Names and the actual data in them, particularly the Name and Type feilds.
In the Supervisor Table the Birthdate does not seem to have Translated correctly.
 

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I still have the same problem, so let us continue the thread web pages where you can't right click (copy) the text? !

The funny thing is, copying text from that web page worked for some months before, using either one of the two codes I found previously in the first part of the thread, but they don't work anymore. I have Firefox and Chrome, on XP. I even tried Opera, as one said previously that it bypasses all copy text protection, but it did not work for me, either.

Can you also give me an example of such a page which gives you text you can't copy? Because the one I am trying requires registration, and I don't want ti bother you with that.
 

Answer:Continuing: web pages where you can't right click (copy) the text?

that post is from 2005
and you only have 1 post above - so have you logged on as a different member ?

sites try to put a lot of protection in for images - right click etc - but as stated in the other post - lots of ways to get around that
 

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Often when i`m cruising around, I`ll see something thaT I want to plug into Google to search. Until recently, I would highlight the word or phrase, then right click and one of the options was `Search Google

Recently I got a virus install of about 6 useless programs. I got them un-installed finally, I cannot seem to rid myself of the right-click search defaulting to this other program.. I think its called Mixi DJ V4.

Attached is a screenshot of what it looks like.

Can you folks help?

Answer:How to change default right click for highlighted text

welcome to Seven Forums.
Mixi DJ V4 is a malware/virus/rogue toolbar app. In my sis are links to MalwareBytes ans SuperAntiSpyware, download both, update and run full scans, separately. Be sure to UNcheck Start Trial version for MalwareBytes.

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Since "upgrading" to Windows 10 I have needed to restart my computer every other day to fix weird interface glitches. There are a bunch, and I will make separate threads for them because I don't know if they happen for the same reason.

This thread is about the right click menu missing all the text on it. I have attached an image. The different menus are still clickable, I just can't see what I'm clicking! I have tried restarting just Explorer.exe, but that doesn't help. I need to reboot the whole system to fix this.

Answer:Windows 10 Right Click Menu Text Missing

Got the same problem.

So far I got around it by creating links to the missing options.
Like Taskbar Properties etc.
Creating these links takes a bit of searching & work.

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I upgraded two computers from Windows 7 to Windows 10. I just noticed today that a right click in a folder does not have anything other than New Folder under New. Windows 7 had several choices (Folder,Shortcut,Rich Text Document, Text Document, Wave Sound and more).

My wife's W8 works properly and a W7 VM works properly.

Does anyone know what is going on?

Answer:Right click in folder does not show New->Text Document

here
New Context Menu - Restore Default Items in Windows 10

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