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    Re: Dinosaurs in videos

    Hi Paul,
    As Project Manager for the Waitakere Rotary Soapbox Derby I've heard this before...

    "Back in the days a soapbox cart was made of wood, pram wheels and string. We'd start at the top of...
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    Dinosaurs in videos

    The kids have beaten me - I have no idea how they did it!

    Every year a group of Rotary Clubs run Soapbox Derbies for children - and a few years ago I created the "Video Award" for our one. This...
  3. Thread: Excel Question

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    Re: Excel Question

    Got it!

    COUNT Function.
    =COUNT(C11,F11,I11,L11,O11)
  4. Thread: Excel Question

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    Re: Excel Question

    Unfortunately SUM and it's variations don't work. Throw in one guest in the second column and the guest gets added too.

    Looks like I might have to try multiple IFs.
  5. Thread: Excel Question

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    Excel Question

    I am creating an attendance record for a club.

    Does anyone know how to add numbers in 5 non-consecutive cells together when these cells may not contain numbers but also words?

    If someone is...
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    Re: Outlook Express - lost Inbox

    Or backup more regularly (along with keeping the inbox empty). Along with flossing, exercising and all the other things one is supposed to do in a perfect life.

    The answer is obviously to give up...
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    Re: Outlook Express - lost Inbox

    Do Inboxes work well as fish bait?

    Ah well, I found the old code for the anti-virus in the Codes folder (and it worked), and the video editing program stored their serial numbers on-line. No...
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    Re: Outlook Express - lost Inbox

    No, that one didn't fix it. I've tried this and a couple of other programs. I've tried to restore from the DVD, copying the file to the hard drive and unchecking the archive button, renaming it....
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    Re: Outlook Express - lost Inbox

    Saved to DVD
    File size 134,439KB

    Currently trying a program "Recover My Email". It sees the emails in other folders (which I don't need because they restored OK) but draws a complete blank on...
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    Re: Outlook Express - lost Inbox

    Used the laptop recovery disk so who knows what type of format it did!

    Before reformatting I did a full backup of all files. All the other dbx files restored OK (in a flat tree rather than...
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    Re: Outlook Express - lost Inbox

    I tried it - didn't work. I've also tried a couple of evaluation programs from the web - but they come up with no results.

    Anyone know of a good recovery program?
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    Outlook Express - lost Inbox

    I have reformatted the computer - and lost Outlook's inbox. All other .dbx folders restored OK, but not that one.

    I've tried renaming it then changing the store folder but it remains lost.
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    Re: JRC JFC-56 fish finder

    No idea. Sourced the manual for a friend who hasn't quite got around to taking us out on the boat yet.
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    Re: Recording TV on Demand?

    Yup, that did it. Picture not as clear as the original Flash (Compressed file recompressed?) but will work well for the current purpose.

    Will have to have a good play with in a few weeks when...
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    Re: Recording TV on Demand?

    Ah, that explains why I was scratching my head thinking I was missing something and trying to work out how.

    Will have a go at that. Thanks.
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    Re: Recording TV on Demand?

    In between a few other things yesterday I downloaded the codecs and got it working so now have the 3 segements of the show combined as a Flash movie.

    The next step is to attempt to convert the...
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    Re: Recording TV on Demand?

    I think it does work for TV3. Out of curiosity I right clicked the page to go View Source and saw that the menu has been expanded by Orbit. Clicking on Grab It showed it there.

    Will leave you to...
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    Re: Recording TV on Demand?

    I've downloaded Movica but it doesn't recognise flash files. Will have a play later today - I really should go and attack the rest of the list. Too many things to do, so little time...

    If all...
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    Re: Recording TV on Demand?

    Excellent! Thank you.

    Once the file downloaded I then found a Flash Player, installed it and it all works brilliantly.

    I've also found a trial version of a video conversion program so the...
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    Recording TV on Demand?

    There was a program on last weekend that I heard about yesterday so I found it on TV On Demand. It would be really good if I could save it to show to some overseas people who are unable to view it...
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    Re: Lap top TV card

    We use a Pinnacle PCTV USB 2 device. Bought it about a year ago for travelling in the motorhome. Can plug whatever aerial is handy into it (home, rabbits ears, bus aerial, whatever).

    Works well...
  22. Thread: Website help

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    Re: Website help

    At tech a few years ago we spent a semester learning Cold Fusion and ASP. One of the first exercises was to create a login page.

    Not having used it for a bit I've forgotten lots of it but I do...
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    Re: Website help

    With an HTML site the user's computer asks the server for a page and the server says "Yup, got it" and serves it up exactly as it is written.

    When you want the page to download with information...
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    Re: MS Access Query

    Many thanks for that. A couple of minutes fiddling and I have the answer (spent far longer this morning not getting it right!)

    The temporary answer, for the way I've set it up, is:

    Track:...
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    MS Access Query

    I am setting up a database for a race draw. It involves cars that run twice - once in the left lane, once in the right.

    Currently the drivers are assigned a colour - blue or red (first race blue...
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