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Business Process Reengineering: Products, anita roddick, health licence
anita roddick, health licence, advisory web: No they really happen. Lord Alan Sugar started from the back of his car. Sir Richard Branson started from his university room. Hewlett and Packard started from a shed. Unfortuantly rules and regulations as well as the tax authorities mean that you must...

Business Process Reengineering: Requisitions., homework question, benefit of the doubt
homework question, benefit of the doubt, requisition: I was not quite sure whether this was a homework question or not but I will give you the benefit of the doubt. You should be asking not what should happen but more what works for your company. It is plainly obvious that the Sales Department need some way...

Business Software: basic software, small business accounting, federal estimates
small business accounting, federal estimates, office expense: QuickBooks is considered the premier small business accounting package. They have almost no competition in that area. That being said, I think she should probably have an accountant and use what the accountant recommends. She may be able to get by with a simple...

Business Software: Excel to Calc Conversion, office web site, calc program
office web site, calc program, excel workbooks: I have not worked with Macros in either Excel or Calc. I expect there to be problems, though. I do not know the differences between the Macro language in Excel as compared with Calc. I did a mass convert from Excel to Calc, several years ago with few problems....

Business Software: MS ACCESS CHECK BOXES, check boxes, colume
check boxes, colume, contract number: You might be able to get the result you are looking for by having each color be a separate field. Then a check on the form could be recorded as an x in that color s field for that record. For the most part I have been working in Open Office rather...

Business Software: personal database, personal address book, shareware libraries
personal address book, shareware libraries, time span: To manage an address book, there are bunches of things you can use. Check shareware libraries. However, Project Management is a much larger issue. Most project managers can get very expensive. Considering the types of projects you are using, MS Project...

Business Software: what to use, assets liabilities, customer vehicle
assets liabilities, customer vehicle, vehicle expenses: Yes, Quickbooks is best. Quicken does not have a balance sheet to track inventories, assets, liabilities, etc. I do bookkeeping and taxes, so let me know if you have any questions regarding other issues. - Arthur Naman namansrv85@naman.com ...

Business Software: cafezee, e mail address, address support
e mail address, address support, yahoo group: I did a search and couldn t find any support sites for the product. They do have a support e-mail address: support@cafezee.com. You might consider starting your own Yahoo group or similar for user support. Hope this helps Scott Go to Yahoo Groups....

Business Software: Email Extractor Programs?, e mail addresses, realtors in houston
e mail addresses, realtors in houston, houston realtors: There are web sites with mailing lists for purchase. One I have heard of is www.infousa.com, although there are others. Just search on the term mailing list for more. They should provide actual addresses, telephone numbers, e-mail addresses, etc. These...

Business Software: Microsoft Access Find Duplicates Query, report wizard, information jpg
report wizard, information jpg, database in access: Ok, I suspected that. Because generally, you would not include both name and e-mail address in the link table. You would only have a foreign key linking back to the customer table. Hope this helps, Scott Microsoft Access MVP 2007 Author: MS Office...

Business Software: MS- Access - Isolate a record in a report, report in ms access, report thanks
report in ms access, report thanks, command button: Again, it depends on how you run the report. I need to know that to advise. Hope this helps, Scott Microsoft Access MVP 2007 Author: MS Office Access 2007 VBA Excuse me? I just saw your ratings and I must take exception to them. There are different...

Business Software: New Program, investment portfolios, software manager
investment portfolios, software manager, investment manager: I would go to the software manager s supervisor or the highest level manager he can find, maybe even the investment manager s supervisor. If he can t get management signoff, then he should have the investment manager making the request sign off that he understands...

Business Software: PDF, adobe acrobat reader, excel spreadsheet
adobe acrobat reader, excel spreadsheet, wikipedia: I just took a look at that article and I can see where it might be a little confusing. Think of it this way. If someone sent you an Excel Spreadsheet, you would not be able to open or view that file unless you had a copy of Excel installed on your system....

Business Software: Milage by State, street atlas, state border
street atlas, state border, milage: I don t know of any software that will break it down like that. I do know that Delorme s Street Atlas can create a route where you can include several stops. You can add a stop for whenever you cross a state border. You could, then export the routin listing...

Business Software: Modifying Lebans PDF Converter, button code, command button
button code, command button, sample database: OK, if you don t need to select from a list then just substitute the3 report name for Me.lstRptName surrounding the name in quotes. So if your report is named MyReport you use: blRet = ConvertReportToPDF( MyReport , vbNullString, _ MyReport & .pdf ,...

Business Software: Ms access password, access password, microsoft access
access password, microsoft access, application data: I just double checked and I can t see anything that would require a login when just loading Access. I would try holding down the Shift key as you open Access. It may be automatically loading a database. Hope this helps, Scott Microsoft Access MVP 2007...

Business Software: shopping cart, web host service, building my own website
web host service, building my own website, cart code: That s not what you asked nor did you tell us what research you had done. But like I said, the search suggestion I gave you listed several samples of code. If you had asked the right question I would have declined to answer. But, silly me, I thought you...

Business Software: Adobe Acrobat, cutepdfwriter, hp scanner
cutepdfwriter, hp scanner, ebay: First, if all you need to so is create plain PDFs from scans, then you can getby with a generic PDFMaker. You can download CutePDF, which us a freebie. This creates a PDFwriter in your Printer list. So to create a PDF you simply select the CutePDFwriter as...

Business Software: OCR Software, automation solution, cvision
Business Software: OCR Software, automation solution, cvision

Business Software: How a field is displayed in a form, conditional formatting, microsoft access
conditional formatting, microsoft access, mvp: Well first, you don t have fields on a form. You have controls that may or may not be bound to fields in a table. This is a subtle but important distinction. You might look at conditional formatting, it may do what you want. Hope this helps, Scott ...

Business Software: OCR Software, plain text documents, ocr button
plain text documents, ocr button, sister product: I wouldn t use OmniPage for this. OCR works well with plain text documents, but when you have heavily formatted documents like forms, the elements aren t going to come through well. What I would suggest is using either OmniForm (a sister product to OmniPage...

Business Software: Open Office Writer (grids) and Calc Spreadsheet, office writer, allexperts
office writer, allexperts, open office: If the program is freezing every time you use the software, then I would uninstall and reinstall. Perhaps there is a corrupted file or something. I have been using OO as long or longer than you have without any problem like you describe. Having said that,...

Business Software: OpenOffice Writer Formatting Issue, pdf conversions, system default
pdf conversions, system default, problem description: The answer may be that a user has to option of using the settings that are on the document or using the system default settings - for formatting. BTW, I just read on the open office support site, a posting by alyh23 dated 02/21/08 which, based on the problem...

Business Software: Open Office keeps freezing!!, lockup, ing
Business Software: Open Office keeps freezing!!, lockup, ing

Business Software: Open Office keeps freezing!!, physical memory, memory 512mb
physical memory, memory 512mb, memory capacity: Star Office - I used this software years ago when OO was at a beta version, pre-v 1.0. I have not used it since. I expect that the code is the same with only additional features added (which is why it costs to purchase). Memory: I suspect that your memory...

Business Software: Tracking Sales and Inventory with Access 03, product id field, inventory control system
product id field, inventory control system, using quickbooks: Although I am not using Access at this time, having switched to Open Office, I have used it to make changes to forms and reports. I have not used the Order Entry template or any other Access template for that matter. You should be able to accomplish this...

Business Software: Visio - size to widest, ms access forms, drawing programs
ms access forms, drawing programs, format painter: No I can t find any thing similar in Visio. When you place a shape in Visio it places it at the same size. If you don t change the individual shape you can adjust the size of several shapes at once. But you can t make several shapes the same size if they were...

Business Software: Web based company bulletin board, usenet newsgroup, free bulletin board
usenet newsgroup, free bulletin board, server network: You can setup a Usenet (newsgroup/NNTP) server, that s Open Source. But there are free WEB based BBSes. Unfortunately I don tknow any off hand, but googling free WEB BBS should find some. Another option would be to setup a private Yahoo group. Hope this...

Business Software: MS Office plus - publisher, corruption problem, file corruption
Business Software: MS Office plus - publisher, corruption problem, file corruption, tech support

Business Software: Microsoft office professional, microsoft office professional, staples office
microsoft office professional, staples office, softwareking: Why not go to the college bookstore? Yes, Microsoft allows retailers to sell Academic Editions to qualified educators and students at a great discount. These are the same versions as sold to the public, the only difference is they can t be used to get upgrade...

Business Software: MS Office plus - publisher, backup policy, office category
backup policy, office category, text boxes: The only thing I can think of is that somehow the file got corrupted. I use Publisher to create a monthyl newsletter for my bike club and I ve never had a problem. I suggest, though, that you setup a backup policy for your data files, so that you have...

Business Software: Auto Fill in Of customer information in all MS softwares, letter formats, document checklist
letter formats, document checklist, word project: Simply entering information in one document will not make it appear in another document. Those documents have to be linked. For example, if customer information on one document or spreadsheet is liked to customer information in another document or spreadsheet,...

Business Software: Computer Monitors, image contrast ratio, vga image
image contrast ratio, vga image, digital and analog: This is really not an area of great expertise for me. Its really a hardware, not a software question. But I know some of the answers. Contrast ratio is a measure of brightness and sharpness. The higher the number, the better the display. VGA, DVI,...

Business Software: Converting pdf form, adobe software, reader pdf
adobe software, reader pdf, software www: I think you can accomplish this by installing the Adobe software, www.adobe.com / Products - Adobe V. 8 Pro. It costs $449. I believe you can try it for free for a month, so you might be able to do just one document. I am not aware of any means of...

Business Software: project/time mgt software, time mgt, inexpensive options
time mgt, inexpensive options, project time: I don t know of any specific ones, but there are a number of them, many freeware. I would suggest going to tucows.com and searching for time tracking and you should find several to choose from. Most will have free trials if they aren t freeware. Hope this...

Business Software: suppressing headers, visible property, page header
visible property, page header, microsoft access: Use the ON NoData event of the report. You can set the visible property of the Page Header to No or just not print the report at all and display a message that there is no data. Hope this helps, Scott Microsoft Access MVP 2007 Author: MS Office Access...

Business Software: manufacturing planning-Help, free demo, manufacturing materials
Business Software: manufacturing planning-Help, free demo, manufacturing materials, planning systems

Business Software: Making automatic subtotals in word, when transferring data from c5, report writer, c5
report writer, c5, word document: I don t know of any. Word is not a report writer and has very limited capabilities that way. I would suggest you contact c5 (whatever that is) and ask them how to create orders within their package or suggest a better report writer. Hope this helps Scott...

Business Software: manufacturing planning-Help, production benchmarks, budget excel
production benchmarks, budget excel, excel spreadsheets: I am not aware of any off the shelf software like Quickbooks or Peachtree which will work to your exact specifications. With that said, there might be add-on software which works with Quickbooks or Peachtree which will work. Excel or Access could likely...

Business Software: manufacturing planning-Help, production benchmarks, budget excel
production benchmarks, budget excel, template access: I recommended three templates. And yes, I think you stand a chance, but its going to take a lot of work. It will be worth it in the long run. And I (and others) are here to help you along as you go. Hope this helps, Scott Microsoft Access MVP 2007...

Business Software: template in OpenOffice, translation feature, dot file
translation feature, dot file, layout format: Try the following: In MS Word, open the template, then save as a regular .doc file. Then open the file in OO Writer. After editing the file (for layout, margins, etc. if needed), save as a OO template. OO has a new feature called xForms. It is used, for...

Business Software: Calendar Creator Plus 4.0, correct resolution, office supply stores
correct resolution, office supply stores, calendar creator: You can buy it from here: http://www.broderbund.com/shopping/search/searchresultsmain.jsp?fresh=1&searchType=advanced&iMainCat=0&iSubCat=0&attribute14=0&attribute15=0&attribute16=0&RS=1&keyword=calendar+creator&ysmchn=GGL&ysmcpn=Print+Creativity&ysmcrn=sr2br7go491gx1106pi8ai44&ysmtrm=sr2br7go491gx1106pi8ai44+calendar+creator&ysmtac=PPC&ovtac=PPC&SR=sr2br7go491gx1106pi8ai44...

Business Software: Choosing inventory software for small business, free inventory software, barn owls
free inventory software, barn owls, control template: This seems to require a rather specialized functionality that I doubt if you would see in freeware or even low cost software. On the other hand, if you have Access, it wouldn t be too hard to do it on your own starting from an inventory control template....

Business Software: Software For Biscuit Factory, bookkeeping software packages, inventory management software
bookkeeping software packages, inventory management software, biscuit factory: I do not specifically know of inventory management software. My first question is what are you doing for your general bookkeeping software -- Peachtree?? Quickbooks?? etc. There are inventory packages which link to bookkeeping software packages. There...

Business Software: scanning and document mngt, document management software, hp scanner
document management software, hp scanner, hp product: The HP scanner I have scans into a .tiff or .pdf format. I generally use .pdf, Adobe Acrobat, for saving all copies I make. As you likely know, Acrobat is free and comes with some searching capabilities. I am beginning to save most everything in .pdf format...

Business Software: uninstalling MS Office Professional 97, ms office professional, ms office 97
ms office professional, ms office 97, office 97 professional: How are you trying to uninstall, From Add/Remove Programs? If so, you may have to manually remove it. This means deleting all the folders then running a registry cleaner (like CCleaner) to clean out the orphaned entries. Hope this helps Scott ...

Business Software: Database Software, data base software, development platforms
data base software, development platforms, viable product: There are currently two database development platforms that cover your needs. Microsoft Access and Filemaker. I would highly recommend Access. It can be used on many levels so the novice can create fairly robust apps with little or no coding, while the intermediate...

Business Software: on-line forms, portable document format, nuance software
portable document format, nuance software, omniform: Yes its possible. Three products come to mind; Acrobat, Omniform and Paperport. Acrobat is Adobe s portable document format it can also be used to create electronic forms from scanned documents. The other two are both from Nuance software. Omniform, lets you...

Business Software: Excel duplicate finder, existing records, deduplication
existing records, deduplication, check software: The key to the answer to your question is in the last sentence of your question: ... my database of 50 thousand customers ... In other words, my recommendation is that you switch from having your database in a spreadsheet software and switch to true database...

Business Software: Excel duplicate finder, existing records, deduplication
existing records, deduplication, excel sheet: I do not know of any free software that will check for duplications in an Excel sheet. They may exist, but I ve not run across any. However, I think you have outgrown Excel with your usage. You would be much better off using Microsoft Access to manage this...

Business Software: pdf highlighter, eye of the beholder, yellow highlighter
eye of the beholder, yellow highlighter, inexpensive software: I believe Paperport from Nuance has these features. Hope this helps Scott First, only Paperport Deluxe costs $199. The Standard version which has the same features, lists for $99 and can often be found on sale for $49. Second, inexpensive is in...

Business Software: filling orders and maintaining inventory, inventory management tool, management sytems
inventory management tool, management sytems, office max: I believe both Office Max and Staples have modules that will enable you to manage inventory, at least of items you purchase from them. If you have a contract with either talk to your sales rep about it. As to a web based inventory management sytems that...

Business Software: Document Security, restricted account, external storage
restricted account, external storage, microsoft xp: You can try creating a separate user account on your that is a restricted account and then hide certain folders from that account. You can also use Winzip to zip the folder into a compressed archive that requires a password to open. You can also move the folder...

Business Software: converting scanned docs, optical character reader, reader software
optical character reader, reader software, accuracy: Any OCR (Optical Character Reader) software. OmniPro is one, there are a number of others. OCR is rarely more than 90% accurate. The accuracy depends a lot on the quality of the scanned image. The layout, type of font etc. Hope this helps Scott ...

Business Software: Video Rental Software (Filmrent), video rental software, compatability
video rental software, compatability, select properties: From the look of your screenshot this is an old program probably written original for DOS. If you are trying to run it under a current OS, like XP or Vista, it may not work as intended. I would strongly suggest that you contact the author for an updated version....

Business Software: Access Survey setup, db structure, answer text
db structure, answer text, question text: OK, Since this is a survey that has no right and wrong answers you don t need tblAnswers. Also, the identification type questions shouldn t be in tblQuestions. What you should have is a Repondents table: tblRespondents RespondentID (PK AQutonumber) Firstname...

Business Software: Access VBA Code, access vba code, code question
access vba code, code question, strsql: Ahh, I assumed you were only entering Title. I m pretty sure I can come up with a solution, but I need to know two things. First the RowSource of the combo and, second, where you get DrawingNumber from. Hope this helps, Scott Microsoft Access MVP 2007...

Business Software: Can the fields in Pivot table be locked -- Ms Access, table wizard, filter area
table wizard, filter area, field users: I couldn t find any way of doing this. What I can suggest is that you use the On Close event or your own close button to make sure that changes aren t saved to the form. So even if a user plays around, the next time the form is loaded, its loaded as you want...

Business Software: Installing Microsoft Office, e mail address, netherlands holland
e mail address, netherlands holland, microsoft office 2003: You can t copy programs from one drive to another. The install routines have to be run because they make entries into the Registry and install other pieces in other places. If you have your license key, you can contact Microsoft for replacement media....

Business Software: Javelin, software package
software package: No thanks ------------------------------ Excuse me? You made a nice offer, but I really don t have the time to learn a software package that I may not use. So I declined your offer? How does that justify your rating and name calling? Scott ...

Business Software: Printing a filtered datasheet, filter property, print button
filter property, print button, microsoft access: If there is a filter being applied to a subform, you can use the Filter property in the OpenReport method like so: DoCmd.OpenReport reportname ,,,Me.Filter However, this may not pick up the filtering that is performed by the parent-child link between...

Business Software: AutoResponder, e mail providers, e mail marketing
e mail providers, e mail marketing, mail client: Um that s not what an A/R is. An A/R resonds to received e-mails. Sophisticated A/Rs can scan the mails looking for keywords to customize responses. But its basically used to respond. If you are trying to send out sales letters to an opt-in databases, you...

Business Software: Investor relations management, investor base, investment history
investor base, investment history, history documentation: I haven t heard (and couldn t find in a brief search) shareware that specialized. There are plenty of contact management apps, some with additional features that might be tweaked to fill your needs. However, if you have Access with your Office version,...

Business Software: how intelligent a business software can be, computer database software, munsif
computer database software, munsif, automatic transaction: There are dozens. Any accounting software can perform calculations. Any banking software can be set to automatically deduct fees. You really need to loo at the specific application you want, then search for software in that category. One good place to...

Business Software: Software for certifications / diplomas / invoices, creating cards, certification cards
creating cards, certification cards, microsoft publisher: There are several that do this. Microsoft Publisher can definitely do it and print from a list of names. Other apps like PrintMaster can create the documents but I m not sure if they can print from a list. Most of the greeting card apps can also print things...

Business Software: Using VBA in Access to create code that will run in Adobe, mirror image, batch file
mirror image, batch file, microsoft access: Ok, so if I understand you, you are using a PDF to display the information entered for a new project. The PDF is e-mailed to someone who may or may not need to change the original data. Personally, I think you are trying to make it too automated. The e-mail...

Business Software: choosing an optimizable domain name, naming a business, domain naming
naming a business, domain naming, naming a domain: Not a clue. A best fit name for a domain is whatever you want. I don t believe any software can choose that for you. As far as optimizable, I don t what you mean by that. Its not a term I ve ever heard associated with domain naming. Naming a domain is...

Business Software: Project Management Software, project management software, true collaboration
project management software, true collaboration, legal contracts: The main difference is that Professional can be integrated with a server and the WEB to allow for collaboration on projects from different locations. Something I think you may find useful. Given your business, I would assume you often have people working at...

Business Software: Calculation in MS Access, datediff function, microsoft access
datediff function, microsoft access, current date: Use the DateDiff function. You can do it in either a form (seting the Controlsource to the DateDiff expression) or a query (adding a column withthe DateDiff expression). Hope this helps, Scott Microsoft Access MVP 2007 Author: Microsoft Office Access...

Business Software: Export/append records, m ail, vba code
m ail, vba code, querydef: Well your first problem is you are naming a variable with a reserved word. naming a QueryDef type as QueryDef is going to confuse matters. Public Function DistributeBudget() Dim db As DAO.Database Dim rs As DAO.Recordset Dim qd As queryDef Dim attyName...

Business Software: Linking Tables, primary keys, claimant
primary keys, claimant, microsoft access: I name my primnary keys using the convention: tablename % ID example CallerID, QuestionID, etc. My foreign keys use the same name where possible. CallerID and PharmacistID are foreign keys in your In your Claimant and Question tables. Also ClaimantID...

Business Software: MS Access 2007, database tools, first data
database tools, first data, menu system: Depends on how you want the app to work. Generally, forms are loaded from a menu system like a Switchboard. If you use the Switchboard Manager included in Access (under Database Tools) you can open a form in either Add or Edit mode. The Add mode opens to a...

Business Software: office automation and group collaboration software, office automation and group collaboration software, group collaboration software
office automation and group collaboration software, group collaboration software, microsoft office suite: Office Automation allows you to control other programs in the Microsoft Office suite from one program. For example: you can generate an e-mail from Access. Or control a spreadsheet from within Word. Hope this helps, Scott Microsoft Access MVP 2007...

Business Software: PDF program, acrobat software, pdf writer
acrobat software, pdf writer, nuance: You don t need to buy anything if you just want to convert a report to PDF. There are several free PDF writers out there. I would recommend CutePDF. You need a commercial PDF writer only if you need to use other features of PDFs. If you want one, I would...

Business Software: QueryDef, great strides, dynamic query
great strides, dynamic query, foreign key: What you should do is STEP through the code seeing what actually happens. To do this you set a watchpoint by clikcing in the left hand margin next to the line of code. I would set the watchpoint at the Top of the loop (the Do While statement). When you execute...

Business Software: using Word 2007 and Word 2003 on the same hard drive, compatibility problems, office 2k
compatibility problems, office 2k, microsoft access: I had Ofice 97, Office 2k, Office XP, Office 2003 and Office 2007 all on the same XP machine at one point. The key is to install them in chronological order. So first install 2003 and then 2007. The only Office app that can t coexist is Outlook. Hope...

Business Software: Calendar maker software, dell windows, platinum cd
dell windows, platinum cd, calendar maker: Check for a new version of Calendar Creator. Should be a Vista supported version. Try broderbund.com. Under Design and Print. Any of the XP versions should work with Vista though you might want to call them to check. The Platinum CD does state Vista Compatible....

Business Software: Consignment Business Software, innumerable hours, consignment shop
innumerable hours, consignment shop, reputable company: I m not that familiar with Quickbooks, but you may be able to tweak it to do what you want. I would contact omeone expert in Quickbooks or Intuit sales support to see if they can tell yu whether it can be done. I don t know of any software specific to...

Business Software: Publisher - Brochure, tabloid size, bike club
tabloid size, bike club, a4: I do a newsletter for my bike club. I lay the pges out on letter size. When I go to print I set it for tabloid size, which is double letter size (11x17) as a booklet. Pub then set it up to print pages 1 & 4 on one side ans 2 & 3 on the other. Hope this...

Business Software: Sending mass email with personalized information from Microsoft Access, e mail address, mail call
e mail address, mail call, mass email: You caught me at a good moment. I just set this up for one of my clients. There are two modules to this process. The first can be kicked off by an event on a form. It prompts the user if they want to send to all managers or just the currently displayed one....

Business Software: Dispatch Register: Databased software for letters/post mail, contact management software, mail letters
contact management software, mail letters, mail client: I don t know of any canned software that specifically does it. Contact Management software like ACT, GOLDMINE or MAXIMIZER should be able to do it. Of course your E-mail client stores your e-mail. If you want to develop your own, and database can do it....

Business Software: Title service company software?, customer relationship software, car registrations
customer relationship software, car registrations, correct spelling: Hi Nicole, Sorry I couldn t be of better use to you as this area is not within my domain knowledge. I would suggest you contact your local MVD office or the other agency who printed out the title on the spot. I can perhaps be of better help if you need...

Business Software: Instructor's Payroll (Flexible)
Hi Issa, You should really have a good idea of your budget to begin with since this greatly influences futher course of action. In my opinion, current HR packages may have more features than what you may need and this can be good or bad. Good in that, when...

Business Software: Instructor's Payroll (Flexible), berlitz language center, instructo
berlitz language center, instructo, travel charge: If this is primarily for payroll, there are any number of payroll packages out there that should suit. Quickbooks comes to mind as the most popular. But it should suit your needs. The only question I would have is whether it can produce the summary sheets...

Business Software: Microsoft Office 2010 with Vista X86 flatform, 32bit software, microsoft office 2003
32bit software, microsoft office 2003, intermediate skill: Hi - Unless you have some intermediate skill in computers, you may not want to do this on your own and may want to get in person help. Nevertheless, I will try to help you. First, I would address the root cause of your problem. You want to run Office 2010...

Business Software: Portable microsoft office 2007, microsoft office software, referenced memory
microsoft office software, referenced memory, microsoft office 2007: First, I do not beleive this is a Microsoft product. Second I m still not clear what this does. If you are having trouble with a product you downloaded you need to go back to their tech support. Hope this helps, Scott Microsoft Access MVP 2007 Author:...

Business Software: Organisational Charts for email distribution lists, organization chart software, google search
organization chart software, google search, organisational charts: That s why I said a there USED to be... ;) Haven t seen it for a while so don t know if they are still around. You can try this google search: http://www.google.com/search?q=org+organization+chart+software&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a...

Business Software: The right software!? CRM/Gantt/Pipeline/management, microsoft products, jens
Business Software: The right software!? CRM/Gantt/Pipeline/management, microsoft products, jens, frueh

Business Software: The right software!? CRM/Gantt/Pipeline/management, video film production, clients contact details
video film production, clients contact details, video production studio: You need a CRM solution plus. Frankly, I don t know of any one size fits all solution. The best thing I can recommend is to roll your own. I would suggest using Microsoft Access as your base. You can integrate that with Project to get your Gantt charts. If...

Business Software: Internal Blog, internal lan, lan server
internal lan, lan server, word press: There are a number of tools that can be used for INTRANET blogging. You could set up a WEB server on an internal LAN server and use any blogging platform. This not really an area of expertise for me, so I am not aware of specific products. But googling...

Business Software: What is , and what isn't, programming?, time programming, computer programming
time programming, computer programming, continuum: Programming is when a device is given a set of instructions that make it perform a task. When you set a microwave cook a potato for 5 minutes you are programming the microwave. In terms of computer programming, it refers to instructions written in a programming...

Business Software: Inventory Software, access filemaker, inventory application
access filemaker, inventory application, database platform: What you are looking for is called a Bill of Materials (BOM). Its often a part of an inventory application. There are loads of applications that do inventory management, You can check sites like download.com to see if you can find any freeware. You can...

Business Software: Best software for condominium management, real estate management, condominium management
real estate management, condominium management, trade groups: I m actually not familiar with specific packages in this area. What I would suggest is finding trade groups that deal with Real Estate management. These will probably have journals that advertise such software and forums where you can ask for recommendations....

Business Software: Online CRM Solutions, affordable solution, functionality
Business Software: Online CRM Solutions, affordable solution, functionality, small business

Business Software: Online CRM Solutions, CRM, Small Company
CRM, Small Company, ZoHo: Hi Rich, Give your basic and specific requirements, on of the tools that comes to mind at once is Zoho. http://www.zoho.com/ This website has an array of Business Apps, CRM being on of them, and they charge by a set of users. The biggest trade off...

Business Software: Need BPO QC software, missing line, missing letters
missing line, missing letters, double space: Hi - Can you provide more information regarding your business process and what data will you be storing and checking - .Net Code, Employee Call Register, etc. Your bullets have me think about MS Word first, but I guess you don t need a Word Processor...

Business Software: Production Reporting, Essbase, Crystal Reports
Essbase, Crystal Reports: Hi Monica, I don t know if you have tried Crystal Reports with Essbase, but this should allow you to create custom reports in almost any configuration you wish. Keep in mind that Crystal Reports may require the use of an applications programmer to get...

Business Software: Access 2007 Nested Subforms, filter records, tabbed interface
filter records, tabbed interface, access 2: OK, if the form is being used for editing, then using a multi-table query will probably not work. Otherwise see what you can work out. Hope this helps, Scott Blog: http://scottgem.wordpress.com Microsoft Access MVP 2007 Author: Microsoft Office...

Business Software: C# Language can used for erp?, ERP Software, Open Source
ERP Software, Open Source: C Sharp can be used to develop ERP software. There are no special languages needed for this type of project, but I don t recommend starting from scratch if it can be avoided. ERP software is complex and to get a fully functional system, it would take...

Business Software: C# Language can used for erp?, oracle developer suite, software development tool
oracle developer suite, software development tool, erp implementation: Hi - If you need to design a specific software for a potential customer with a specific set of requirements, then you can simply use a software development tool such as DotNet or Java. ERPs are usually bought from existing vendors through some channel partner...

Business Software: Mobile Ad Serving Technology needed?, design advertising, private label
Business Software: Mobile Ad Serving Technology needed?, design advertising, private label, ad serving technology

Business Software: Mobile Ad Serving Technology needed?, software development toolkits, mobile phone providers
software development toolkits, mobile phone providers, software mobile phone: Hi Navi. Do you want to allow interested customers to advertise on your own apps, or set up a business such as AdMob? Do remember, AdMob itself took four years to break even, and the software is the easy part. One more thing to consider is, there were fewer...

Business Software: Portfolio Management Software, Portfolio Management, Argus Software
Portfolio Management, Argus Software: The software solutions available are generally developed for either portfolio management or real estate management. There are multiple solutions that look good for both individually, but if you are looking for one solution that does it all, the best one I...

Business Software: PFS, software publishing corporation, blank screens
Business Software: PFS, software publishing corporation, blank screens, professional file system

Business Software: PFS, Access Database
Access Database: Hi Carole, I haven t used Professional File personally, but did find some information about it. You can read more at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Professional_File_System. In addition, the system was sold to Aminet.net. The latest version appears...

Business Software: technology, shahid, scope
shahid, scope: Hi, I am sorry this is out of my scope. I know ZNet as a VPS Server, but it may not necessarily be the best. Although, the question is why would you need a VPS Server in the first place. I hope you have done your study and are sure that you do indeed need...

Business Software: Goldmine 5.7, Goldmine Business Contact Manager
Goldmine Business Contact Manager: Hi Dan, I believe that if you upgrade to Goldmine 6.7 and choose either the Premium or Enterprise edition, you will have the capabilities you are looking for. If you have a sales force that is spread across a geographic area (not all in one office), I...

Business Software: Graphical Report - Bar Graph or Line Graph Plot for Employee - Designation Report., designation report, graph creation
designation report, graph creation, graph plot: Hi Prashant, You should be able to plot Employee Names on the x-axis and Salary on the y-axis for either a bar or line graph in both excel or crystal reports. You will have difficulty plotting Employee Names on the x-axis and Designation on the y-axis...

Business Software: Identifying Text and Graphical Reports within Desktop/Web Applications., Graphical Reports, Text Reports
Graphical Reports, Text Reports, Crystal Reports: Hello Prashant, I use a general rule for creating reports for clients: Give them raw or formatted data in Excel. Give them system outputs (reports) in .PDF. There are a couple of reasons for this - one is that the client can t change system data...

Business Software: Access 2010 Report Filter, donation receipt, receipt printer
donation receipt, receipt printer, openreport: What is the RecordSource of the report? If its a query (as it should be), then Add the Receipt field as a column to the query and set the criteria to True. If it isn t a query, then create a query that returns the records you want and use it as the Recordsource....

Business Software: XML issue, final draft 7, draft 8
final draft 7, draft 8, meta data: No you can t change the scheduling/budget program. You can ask Final draft for a way to export just an XML file. If that doesn t work, you can try to edit the script that Final Draft 8 outputs and trim it to just the XML. Without seeing the file I can t tell...

Business Software: How can we apply countif formula with multiple criteria in multiple sheets in excel based if particular condition has been met?, c b2, cell b2
c b2, cell b2, cell a1: Hi Shoaib, I re-read your question.Correct me if i am wrong, but if i understand you right, if Cell A1of Sheet1 is Completed and the user inputs the value in Sheet2, then you want to count total occurences of a particular value in the entire workbook,...

Business Software: ased on another sheet values, the values should be shown in another sheet., k2, h2
k2, h2, match: Hi Shoaib, Please see if this works for you... =IF(OR(COUNTIFS(OFFSET(Sheet2!$H$2,0,0,100-1,1), Pst ,OFFSET(Sheet2!$K$2,0,0,100-1,1), Pending ) 0, COUNTIFS(OFFSET(Sheet2!$H$2,0,0,100-1,1), Pst ,OFFSET(Sheet2!$K$2,0,0,100-1,1), ) 0), Pending , IF(OR(COUNTIFS(OFFSET(Sheet2!$H$2,0,0,100-1,1),...

Business Software: Based on another sheet values, the values should be shown in another sheet., image file, copy paste
image file, copy paste, business software: Hi Shoaib, In simple words, if I understand you right, you only want to check for Completed or Pending only if column H has Pst in it. In that case try this formula... =IF(COUNTIFS(OFFSET(Sheet2!$H$2,0,0,100-1,1), Pst ,OFFSET(Sheet2!$K$2,0,0,100-1,1),...

Business Software: How can we count particular value in all sheets?, blank cell, user1
blank cell, user1, user2: Hi Shoaib, You can t count across all worksheets since a 3D formula such as =SUM(Sheet1:Sheet10!A1) does not work with COUNTIF. I d suggest you to make a Master Counting worksheet, where you can enter formulas to count as per your conditions for each...

Business Software: E-mail serving software, open source email, groupware
open source email, groupware: Hi Alex, The following is a list of the leading open source software that meets (and mostly exceeds) your stated requirements: More Groupware (www.moregroupware.de/)is a open source web based groupware application with features like webmail, full featured...

Business Software: Facing problem while using formula., error changes, user3
error changes, user3, k20: Hi Shoaib, I tested the below formula in Excel and it worked for me. Do let me know how it works for you... =IF(OR(COUNTBLANK(OFFSET(Sheet2!$K$2, 0, 0, B1 - 1, 1)) 0, ISERROR(MATCH( Pending , OFFSET(Sheet2!$K$2, 0, 0, B1 - 1, 1), 0)) = FALSE), Pending...

Business Software: How to filter the values with help of combo box and populate the other controls?, combo boxes, exact result
combo boxes, exact result, combo box: Hi Shoaib, Replace... .Range( A1:J1 ).AutoFilter Field:=2, Criteria1:=cmboconame, Operator:=xlAnd, Criteria2:=cmbocity With... .Range( A1:J1 ).AutoFilter Field:=2, Criteria1:=cmboconame.Value, Operator:=xlAnd, Criteria2:=cmbocity.Value Simply...

Business Software: With the help of formula how can we get the particular values, if criteria have been met., h13, k2
h13, k2, shoaib: Hi Shoaib, Here is an updated formula... =IF(OR(COUNTBLANK(Sheet2!K2:K200) 0, ISERROR(MATCH( Pending , Sheet2!K2:K200, 0)) = FALSE), Pending , IF(OR(ISERROR(MATCH( Error , Sheet2!K2:K200, 0)) = FALSE, ISERROR(MATCH( No Error , Sheet2!K2:K200, 0)) =...

Business Software: With the help of formula how can we get the particular values, if criteria have been met., combo boxes, range values
combo boxes, range values, previous question: Hi Shoaib, The formula has not been modified right. Firstly, I am guessing that your data lies in range k2-k100, but it must be many sets of data as shown by you in your sample. How many rows does each set have.... five as mentioned by you earlier, or something...

Business Software: How to merge sheets data in one sheet in excel?, data consolidation, numeric numbers
data consolidation, numeric numbers, vba: Hi, Try this... If rng Nothing Then If Left(rng.Value, 1) 0 Then trg.Cells(65536, 1).End(xlUp).Offset(1).Resize(rng.Rows.Count, rng.Columns.Count).Value = rng.Value Else trg.Cells(65536, 1).End(xlUp).Offset(1).Resize(rng.Rows.Count,...

Business Software: How can I reduce the file size?, cell a1, formulae
cell a1, formulae, suggestion: Hi Shoaib, Unfortunately, the Macro-Enabled part of the Workbook increases its file size. In addition, if you used too many formulae that also increases the file size. The only thing you can do is delete empty rows and columns.... Navigate to each sheet...

Business Software: How to save the excel data through the User form?, index code, decrement
index code, decrement, scroll bar: Hi Shoaib, If I am not mistaken, Excel does get locked up when a form is run, and if you can t switch worksheets using the mouse, then i am not sure what can be done... i don t anything can be done. You can best open another workbook in another instance...

Business Software: If user select the check box in the excel, then the particular value should be shown in the particular cell, if all condition have been met., countif, test cells
countif, test cells, andrewe: Hi Shoaib, If I understand the code right, it will create the check boxes for you. Do the steps below... 1) Back up the original file 2) Delete all the existing checkboxes 3) Insert a new Module in VBA and copy-paste the code below... -----------------------------------------------------------------...

Business Software: How to get the value, if all or some conditions met in excel?, microsoft access, b10
microsoft access, b10, vba: I m not entirely clear what you need. If you are trying to returns rows in a spreadsheet range based on criteria you can create a query to do that. If that is your goal, it would be easier to link the spreadsheet to Access and do your reporting there....

Business Software: Mailmerge problem, dotx, watch point
dotx, watch point, program execution: This is indeed weird. The problem definitely seems to be your Office automation commands not recognizing that the file exists. But I can t tell why. I m afraid I m going to have to suggest another resource. I would post your question on either answers.microsoft.com...

Business Software: MS Access mailmerge code problem, run time error, isnull
run time error, isnull, access the code: Do you know how to set a watch point? Is the document in the same network folder as the app? Clearly, you need to know what the value of MergeDoc is before you hit the Documents.Add line. Hope this helps, Scott Blog: http://scottgem.wordpress.com...

Business Software: storage space for website, storage space, microsoft access
storage space, microsoft access, vba: 1 GB should be enough to get you going. Ask Shopify what is being stored (probably order info) and how many orders can fit in a GB. I would suspect it is in the tens of thousands at least. Ask also if there is a way for you to download orders periodically...

Business Software: storage space for website, retail website
retail website: If you are just starting out with an online store, you probably won t exceed 1 GB for quite some time. However, if you are already established as a retailer and have extensive inventory, you could easily exceed 1 GB. I recommend that you start with the 1...

Business Software: Essbase question, Essbase, Essbase Dimension
Essbase, Essbase Dimension, Essbase Data Loading: Hi Thomas, Unfortunately, Oracle doesn t believe in an easy way to do anything! Each parameter will need to be tuned to get your new dimension working the way you want. The following link may be more helpful than the user manual: http://docs.oracle.com/cd/E12825_01/epm.111/esb_dbag/frameset.htm?dotmanul.htm...

Business Software: HELP! cant work, Citrix, Citrix Problem
Citrix, Citrix Problem, LogMeIn: Unless you are running a very old operating system, the Citrix product should be able to run on any Windows computer, since it uses the browser to function. If your boss said your account worked on another computer, this is helpful, but does not explain...

Business Software: Thunderbird email, Font Size Changes, Thunderbird
Font Size Changes, Thunderbird, Ebay: Hi Gabe, Have you tried creating the document outside of your browser, such as in Microsoft Word or other word processing system, and then copy/pasting the final version into your email? You would not have to forward the email with this approach, and...

Business Software: MS Office on a Server, office apps, networking consultant
office apps, networking consultant, nas network attached storage: There are two main types of networks, domain based and peer to peer. In a domain based network you need a network OS to authenticate users. In a peer to peer, a server is just the PC designated as a file server. I m not an Exchange expert, but if you are...

Business Software: choosing the right software, Quick Books
Quick Books: Hi Michele, Believe it or not, Quick Books will do a reasonably good job of project management, inventory management, and general accounting. As you grow, you can add modules like Payroll to make your business more streamlined. When you are just starting...

Business Software: Open source ERPs, offshore development
Business Software: Open source ERPs, offshore development

Business Software: Open source ERPs, ERP, WebERP
ERP, WebERP, Dolibarr: Hi Umair, WebERP is billed as an easy to use/understand system, which means you can get started quickly, but if you want added advanced capabilities, you will have to develop them yourself. The upside with this system is that you can do the development...

Business Software: collecting w-9 info. online, video display terminal, quality assurance program
video display terminal, quality assurance program, social security number: Hi BJ, You cannot rely on cloud server security for this type of information. Usually, you need a physical firewall along with antivirus software and intrusion detection software installed on the server. In addition, it is a good idea to encrypt the...

Business Software: How can accounting software help a (small) business grow?, Accounting Software, Intuit
Accounting Software, Intuit: Hi Victor, This is really a subject for a Blog, but I will try to answer it with limited space. Accounting Software can t sell for you or deliver a product or service. It is Back Office software to help you manage your finances. Very few small business...

Business Software: Open Office, Open Office Scrolling
Open Office Scrolling: Hi Carol, The issue you have been experiencing is a known bug in Open Office that scrolls automatically when a page break is hit, and sometimes to the end of the next page, when in Editing mode. The only fix I have been able to find is to accept ownership...

Business Software: Bespoke Application Software Development, Hospital Software, Patient Records Software
Hospital Software, Patient Records Software, Appointment System: We perform software customizations, integrations, and proprietary software development every day and I can say that each project is different. You have some unique issues regarding development in this case due to the nature of the information - you will...

Business Software: keeping on hold payments on line
It should be programmable. It would be based on a shopping cart styled software, that would have a delay in processing an order until a threshold of orders is reached. I m not sure that people will go for the business model. Hope this helps, Scott ...

Business Software: CLIENT LIST, CRM, outlook.com
CRM, outlook.com, salesforce.com: Hi Steve, There are two good solutions that I would investigate first: FREE - outlook.com - this is just about the same type of product you get with Microsoft Office, but it is an online version with full contact information you can access anywhere you...

Business Software: Messaging software for windows, Private IM, BigAnt
Private IM, BigAnt, Messaging Software: Hi Robert, It appears that Timbuktu Pro is still available through Motorola, but I am not certain of this. They list a version for Windows 7/8. You may want to switch to a different product, as Motorola may not continue to offer Timbuktu - I suggest...

Business Software: database
Not sure what you want. Do you want a trial version of Oracle to practice with? I believe they have one at the oracle site. http://www.oracle.com/technetwork/database/enterprise-edition/downloads/index.html Hope this helps, Scott Blog: http://scottgem.wordpress.com...

Business Software: e-learning?
Its a broad term referring to any sort of training/instruction done electronically. Either over the Internet or using downloaded files or whatever. Since it covers many types of instruction its impossible to be specific. Also its not my area of expertise....

Business Software: Software, Accounting Software, Quicken
Accounting Software, Quicken, Avanquest: Hi Bill, There are several accounting software systems that will do what you want, but I have not personally used one that will do it for $100. For $249, you can get Quick Books Pro: http://quickbooks.intuit.com/pro/ The online version is a little...

Business Software: Question, Excel
Excel: Hi Wing, The issue is probably related to how the data is formatted on the spreadsheet. After opening the spreadsheet, navigate to the Data tab in Excel. Highlight all of the cells using your left mouse button (including the Header row). Next, click...

Business Software: Spreadsheet
Do it from the Data tab. If you chose sort there it should prompt you with the column names. If it doesn t then you need to select the entire table before you hit the Sort button. Hope this helps, Scott Blog: http://scottgem.wordpress.com Website:...

Business Software: Which Windows 7? 8? 11?
No, You are mixing apples and oranges. IE is a WEB browser, Chrome is a WEB browser, Firefox is a browser. There are others but those are main ones. IE is the browser that is builtin to Windows. Windows is an operating system, an OS is what allows all your...

Business Software: ACT 2000 display size, dell inspiron 8000 laptop, design layouts
dell inspiron 8000 laptop, design layouts, resolution monitors: Thanks for your question Gary! My guess is your monitor resolution is set quite high. The ACT! Layouts were designed to display full screen on monitors set with 640 x 480 or 800 x 600 resolution. Monitors have improved significantly since those days!...

Business Software: ACT!2000 setup for my business, dummies books, marriage divorce
dummies books, marriage divorce, act database: Good Morning Thomas! What a great question! As an ACT! Certified Consultant, I am constantly amazed at the number of people who use ACT! as an eletronic rolodex. You certainly are on the right track to using it to it s fullest potential. Here are the...

Business Software: ACT! outlook synching, microsoft outlook 98, outlook database
microsoft outlook 98, outlook database, act database: Thanks for your question Ed, This is a common problem with ACT! and Outlook if you had previously imported your Outlook data into your ACT! database. Here is the ACT! KnowledgeBase document about this issue: Situation: You are using Microsoft Outlook...

Business Software: Altering Scanned Documents, optical character reader, software ocr
optical character reader, software ocr, orignal: If you want to scan text documents so you can edit them, then you want OCR software. OCR (Optical Character Reader) apps will take scanned documents and convert them to editable text, usually in Word and/or WordPerfect format. Top apps in this area are OmniPage,...

Business Software: Analytics tool, development methodology, independent tools
development methodology, independent tools, deep pockets: Hi Jothi, 1. Follow the steps of any good projecta nd development methodology. Determine what you want this tool to do and set it down as a requirements list. 2. Data is usually fetched using cursors by controlled by ODBC, JDBC or native database drivers....

Business Software: ad-hoc reporting tools, english queries, meaningful value
english queries, meaningful value, business logic: Hi Jay, To give a full answer, I would need to know a lot about the size of your business, the number of users and what exactly you are trying to acoomplish. Based on your general question I will give you a general response. It sounds like you may...

Business Software: Would like additional info., dos partition, command folder
dos partition, command folder, initial answer: First, in the future, AllExprts offers a followup option. You should use that rather then starting a new question. This option is provided for these types of situations. There is no way for me to know your level of knowledge so my initial answer will give...

Business Software: advice on software, adobe photoshop elements, photoshop elements 2
adobe photoshop elements, photoshop elements 2, adobe photoshop elements 2: Illustrator or Photoshop can produce EPS files. Both are higher end products then Photoshop Elements and can do much more. I m not sure what other products support EPS (which stands for Encapsulated PostScript). You might look for a converter that will convert...

Business Software: alternatives to microsoft office, free office suite, staroffice
free office suite, staroffice, microsoft office: Hi Marcos, I only know about StarOffice which has been around for a while. I did check their website, but I think it s not free anymore. I searched on the Internet and found the following. Check it out and see what you think. http://www.openoffice.org/...

Business Software: annoying security feature in MS outlook, e mail addresses, google search
e mail addresses, google search, microsoft outlook 2003: Hi Tom, I also did a search and found the following: http://www.tlhouse.co.uk/forums/index.php?board=3;action=display;threadid=96 The software is not free - but it seems that it did the trick for other users, and you can download a trial. Also,...

Business Software: anti-spam software, outlook inbox, sending mail
outlook inbox, sending mail, anti spam software: Thanks for your question Don, I m not familiar with spamweasel and so am not sure what you need to do to accomplish this. The email field in ACT! functions as an address book only and setting up your email system works differently. For example, if you...

Business Software: What are the applications..., presentation projects, microsoft applications
presentation projects, microsoft applications, mail: As I responded to the question regarding Excel, it depends on what you want to do. Terminology is as follows: Application: A program like Word or Excel whihc is part of Microsoft Office. Feature: What you can do in Word like s Mail Merge function...

Business Software: What are the applications..., word excel powerpoint, good luck
word excel powerpoint, good luck: This is too general a question. Applications usually are programs such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and others. Within these applications or programs you have features that allow you to do certina things. What is you want to do with Excel. Thanks and...

Business Software: assistance, free advice forum, commerce package
free advice forum, commerce package, software products: I would suggest that you look for a WEB host that will provide an e-commerce package for you. There are many of them. I use burlee.com, but you can check hostsearch.com for others. They can help you build an e-commerce site where you can sell anything you...

Business Software: Backup Software, backup files, backup software
backup files, backup software, home computer: There are services that will back up over the Internet to a server where you can access them from your home computer. But I don t know of anything specific that will actually send them directly. You could, however, use something like PC Anywhere were you...

Business Software: Bar codes, code 39 barcode, code 39 barcode font
code 39 barcode, code 39 barcode font, sacanner: You are creating the labels using a Code 39 barcode font? Each box gets three different labels? And your scanner can only read two of them? I know that you sometimes have to use a delimiting character (I use an *) at the beginning and end of the actual...

Business Software: Becoming an ACT! Certified Consultant, projection chart, lucky person
projection chart, lucky person, speed lines: Thanks for the question Dave. I have been an ACT! Certified Consultant for about 7 years now. It has been my sole source of income. I ve had very good years and not so good years. I ve changed my business model with the times and have devoted myself...

Business Software: Best type of inexpensive software for small const. co., small business accounting, niche software
small business accounting, niche software, trade journals: I would look at Quickbooks. Its not expensive (I think its about $200) and is considered the premier small business accounting package. I think it can also do job estimating, but that may be a separate module. Another place to look is in contruction trade...

Business Software: Blackberry compatibility with outlook or palm, intellisync software, palm desktop
intellisync software, palm desktop, palm software: As far as I m aware its not possible for you to sync a Blackberry directly with the Palm Desktop utilities (Address book, Calendar, Todo List, etc.). However, its very possible to sync with Outlook on both the Blackberry and Palm. So by syncing the Blackberry...

Business Software: Business Calendars, peak demand periods, time allocations
peak demand periods, time allocations, inevitable conflicts: Hi Don, I am not aware that any concrete measures are in place to do that. My clients have used a combination of measures including: 1. Time allocations for shared resources, to cover meeting and non-meeting project time. 2. Meeting scheduling software...

Business Software: Business Card Creation, page brochures, tri fold brochures
page brochures, tri fold brochures, iridologist: Just about anything can be used to design business cards. Word, Powerpoint, most graphics programs, etc. I would NOT recommend printing your own cards however. You can design your own but take them to a printer to actually print. It will be a much more professional...

Business Software: Business Card Creation, page brochures, iridologist
page brochures, iridologist, card creation: Hi Mike, believe it or not, but I like MS Word. You can do almost anything in there (layout-wise). But as far as graphics go, try photoshop or you can download a free trial of paintshop pro at www.jasc.com. (very similar). Also, try MS Publisher. It...

Business Software: Business cards, photo suite 4, business cards
photo suite 4, business cards, business card: If you are using the by-pass paper tray with your printer, then I *do* have a suggestion. Put the business card paper in where you put normal sheets of paper. Be sure to place in the paper tray so that it will print correctly. Also, try printing on regular...

Business Software: Business Software, copyright issues, time magazine
copyright issues, time magazine, business software: If I understand you, you want to be able to create a magazine cover page where you put an individual s picture so it looks like they were featured in the magazine. For example, you might put my picture on Time magazine s man of the year issue. If that...

Business Software: Business Software, office automation and group collaboration software, office automation software
office automation and group collaboration software, office automation software, group collaboration software: I believe the answer to your question is as follows. Please note that I work mostly by myself so do not use any group collaboration software or office automation software per se. Microsoft makes software, MS Word if I understand the functions of the current...

Business Software: Business Software, contact management software, safe bet
contact management software, safe bet, commerce corporation: Thank you for your question Charlotte. You actually hit upon my area! ACT! 2000 (by Interact Commerce Corporation)is ideal for your situation. It is a contact management software that tracks all information about each of your customers. You will want...

Business Software: Business software, personal computer owners, bookkeeping software
personal computer owners, bookkeeping software, small business software: Why wouldn t you be able to? You can use any software on your system that you legally purchase. If you want to buy bookkeeping software there are many options ranging from large scale enterprise software like PeopleSoft and SAP to small business software like...

Business Software: Business software, edrawer, documentation manager
edrawer, documentation manager, search functions: Hi Bosco William I searched on download.com, and found the following. Maybe you could download a few and give them a try: ProLibra: http://www.download.com/ProLibra/3000-2076-10166425.html?tag=lst-0-2 eDrawer: http://www.download.com/eDrawer/3000-2064-10322245.html?tag=lst-0-5...

Business Software: What is the best database program?, oracle sql server, access filemaker
oracle sql server, access filemaker, relative term: First best is a relative term. The answer to your question depends on the scope of your database and business. A smaller project would probably use Microsoft Access, FileMaker or Lotus Approach. A larger project might use Oracle, SQL Server, DB2, My SQL...

Business Software: block diagrams, microsoft visio, ee student
microsoft visio, ee student, plain txt: Visio is the BEST choice. Its extremely easy to use and you can do a great deal by just manipulating the properties. I have a book on programming for Visio that should help you. I don t have it with me but if you search Amazon or BN for Visio Programming you...

Business Software: about (bpo) business processs outsourcing, how to create a business plan, business process outsourcing
how to create a business plan, business process outsourcing, company websites: I have one answer to all three questions; Research! You can use search engines to try and find company websites. Such sites usually have contact pages with such information. As for question 2, there is a load of info on the WEB about how to create a...

Business Software: buisness prog., database task, shipping trade
database task, shipping trade, trade journals: I don t know of any specific program that is designed for such a task. I would suggest checking shipping trade journals. Usually specialized software like that is advertised in such magazines. However, depending on your needs, just tracking the vessels...

Business Software: business computing, mba student, state references
mba student, state references, management model: Hello, once again I can only provide you with some pointers. Try these: An IT Planning and Management MOdel for Higher Education: http://is.memphis.edu/depts/vpcio/presentations/unzoped/itplansem/sld001.htm Example IT Plan: http://www.ctstateu.edu/is-t/strategic_plan/...

Business Software: How does business person (ex...., paper folders, ocr products
paper folders, ocr products, folder system: Thanks for your question Rick. The process of converting from a paper and folder system to a software database that tracks patient records and activity is not as complicated as you might think. There are several products available that run a veterinarian...

Business Software: Calendar Creator Plus, new dell, calendar program
new dell, calendar program, dell computer: Calendar Creator is a great program. Its up to version 8 or 9 I think. The vendor, Broderbund, is still in business. You can purchase a current version direct from them at www.broderbund.com or thru many softwarre retailers. I ve seen it at CompUSA, Best Buy,...

Business Software: Calendar Creator Plus, retail prices range, compusa
retail prices range, compusa, floppy disc: Who told you that Calendar Creator went out of business? The program is still being sold and updated. I see it on sale regularly at places like CompUSA or office supply stores. There are a few different versions from standard to Business. Its distributed by...

Business Software: Calendar Creator, dos disk, calendar program
dos disk, calendar program, calendar creator: I m familiar with CC though I don t remember it having that feature (of course I never looked for it). CC still exists, I think its up to Version 9. You can probably find it at Broderbund.com. There may be a free trial or you can e-mail them to ask if it still...

Business Software: Card Scan, installer cd, card scan
installer cd, card scan, form asp: You could try this site : http://www.corex.com/cardscan/support/cardscan_softupdate.asp Or their support page is here : http://support.cardscan.org/supportrequest/form.asp?lang=english I had a trawl, but couldn t see anything else. Take care,...

Business Software: CDs ARRANGE, record library, cd library
record library, cd library, artist title: There are any number of CD or Record library apps out there. Many of them shareware and even some freeware. Go to tucows.com or download.com and search for CD LIBRARY and you should find plenty to test out to see if it meets your needs. A good CD library...

Business Software: Collecting user expectation /requirements, market research survey, spotlight articles
market research survey, spotlight articles, personnel profiles: Hi Calvin, Keep in mind, many people have no opinion or expectations of products or services they don t use or don t use frequently. For example, I have no opinion on diapers, because I have no small children. The no opinion group is a large portion...

Business Software: Columnist, medium size businesses, small business owners
medium size businesses, small business owners, productivity applications: My curiousity is aroused here. I would be interested in pursuing this further. Topics I could write on is general use of technology in small to medium size businesses. With an emphasis on databases and other productivity applications. I would be more interested...

Business Software: Computer, software, advice question, clothing design software, old fashon
clothing design software, old fashon, search the web: In most cases the choice of software drives the choice of hardware. I have no familiarity with clothing design software, but the MAC is generally considered a better choice for graphics applications. So what I would do research into clothing design software....

Business Software: Cost calculation software, calculation software, lisl
calculation software, lisl, simple software: Hi QQ, I am a strong believer in Excel for these type of requirements, as it is very flexible and easy to change. If you need help with Excel, please let me know again. Also, have a look on www.download.com. They have a bunch of stuff to download there....

Business Software: CRM Programs, crm apps, crm program
crm apps, crm program, web requirements: This is not an area where I have a lot of knowledge or experience. For a small business I would suggest looking at ACT. Its generally at the top of the reviews for CRM apps. The next step would be a WEB search on CRM to see what you can find in terms of...

Business Software: CRM Software, customer relationship management, database module
customer relationship management, database module, shelf software: The major small business CRM out there is ACT. But I m not whether it has all the features you want. For something that bundles CRM and accounting, you would probably have to go to someothing like SAP, but that s really for larger operations and is costly....

Business Software: Creating Database, relational database analysis, multidimensional database
relational database analysis, multidimensional database, flexible database: I hate to say it, but it depends. What hotel info are you trying to accomodate? What is your purpose? Is it analysis? There are many flexible database products but each may have a different purpose. Transactional processing and reporting can best...

Business Software: Creating a database from an Excel document, vendor entry, birthday cakes
vendor entry, birthday cakes, database mapping: Thank you for your question Theresa, If you have set up columns in Excel so that on each row, you are putting the same type of information in each column, you can easily set up those same fields in ACT! and then import your data. For example, if you have...

Business Software: Crystal Reports 9, vertical alignment, invoice number
vertical alignment, invoice number, lorena: I checked and don t see anyway to format a textbox for vertical alignment. There might be a way to fudge this though. Since you are using a formula to determine the heading, you could include a Line feed with headings that will fit on one line. You could...

Business Software: Customer database software, customer database software, customer relation management
customer database software, customer relation management, shareware libraries: If you have Microsoft Office, you can use Outlook for just about all of that. The only 2 CRM (Customer Relation Management) packages that I know about specifically are ACT and Goldmine. But they are outside your budget and probably more than you need....

Business Software: cd, burner software, cdr
burner software, cdr: Sounds like you didn t close the CD. Usually, when burning you are asked if you want to leave the CD open for adding further info. If you say yes, you won t be able to use it on other PCs. So you need to close it. Check your burner software on how to close...

Business Software: color codes, html color code, pixel dimensions
html color code, pixel dimensions, exact color: Hi Seb, I do not quite understand what you want to do. Do you plan on using PowerPoint to create an image or does the endproduct have to be slides? For question no 1: You can create a small image in an Image Editor like Jasc Paintshop Pro with the color...

Business Software: consignment software?, consignment shop, thanks for your time
consignment shop, thanks for your time, easy program: Hi Cara, thanks for your question. I do not have any particular knowledge about consignment software, but you can try the following links: http://www.bestconsignmentshopsoftware.com/about.htm http://www.consignment-software.com/ http://www.theconsignmentshop.biz/...

Business Software: consignment software?, managing a business, consignment shop
managing a business, consignment shop, microsoft access: I don t know of any thing specific. You might look at Quickbooks, which has a lot of tools for managing a business. Its not just accounting. You might also consider building your own using a database app like Microsoft Access. Or hiring a consultant (like...

Business Software: converting files, csv file, open office
csv file, open office, spreadsheet: You can export/save a spreadsheet file to a .csv file. Open Office which I use has a save as function with .csv as an option. Open office also allows a spreadsheet to be exported as a .pdf file. As for converting a .pdf file to .csv, that is more challenging....

Business Software: counting software, access filemaker, database apps
access filemaker, database apps, names thanks: There are several database apps that could be used. The top ones are Microsoft Access, Filemaker or Lotus Approach. Any of the three could do the job, but would require designing and setting up the system. It probably wouldn t be too hard depending on the...

Business Software: counting type software, paper cards, type software
paper cards, type software, database program: Depends on how you define affordable. You can probably do this with Quickbooks. You can also do it with any database program. Hope this helps, Scott Please don t forget to provide feedback for this response (either by rating or followup). It helps...

Business Software: credit card processing, accepting credit cards, gateway company
accepting credit cards, gateway company, paypal: Hi, apologies for the delay in answering your question. Try the following websites: http://www.my-credit-card-processing.com/ http://www.paymethods.com/index-2.htm http://www.graphcard.com/ Maybe email these companies and ask if they are...

Business Software: Data backup, backup my pc, photo files
backup my pc, photo files, good software: I use Backup My PC from Stomp. Others I hae heard good things about are Retrospect and NovaStor. Hope this helps, Scott Please don t forget to provide feedback for this response (either by rating or followup). It helps me help people better if I know...

Business Software: Database Management, document database management, surat india
document database management, surat india, google: There are a number of document management programs. One you might consider is Paperport (Scansoft). This program can be used to do full text searches. Both Microsoft and Google have desktop search programs that operate like a search engine for your hard drive....

Business Software: Decision Making, acdemic, academic session
acdemic, academic session, calendar software: Hi Neeraj, My recommendation is to create a solution which can cater for both instances. If you cater for one situation only, the likelihood is that some of the customers for your solution will do it the other way. I know this from experience (I work...

Business Software: Difference between current, baseline and actual cost?, resource data, yh
resource data, yh, baseline: Hello YH, Thanks for the question. Let s start with Baseline Cost (BC). When you put in all your resource data, etc. and you set the baseline for the project, the cost of the project is also set as the baseline cost. The baseline is that set of figures...

Business Software: Distance Teaching, graphic element, three participants
graphic element, three participants, english as a second language: There are several things you can do. I beleive Skyp does allow you to sharte your screen in a conference. If it doesn t you can use Microsoft s NetMeeting to do it. But that won t allow seeing other video cams. There are a number of places that allow WEB...

Business Software: Document management software, document management software, document repositories
document management software, document repositories, document locator: Sharepoint is a collaboration tool. Using a WEB server it allows people to collaborate on projects by providing many features including discussion forums, document repositories and more. You can find out details on Microsoft s site. But Document management...

Business Software: Document management software, document management software, document locator
document management software, document locator, sharepoint: Hi Art, I have a small amount of experience in this area, but it s not deep. I ve had some exposure to MS SharePoint and some others. However, I might still be able to assist. My advice is to not think about technology first - tell me what it is you...

Business Software: database Reports, open source product, lotus suite
open source product, lotus suite, lotus office: I have used the database capabilities built into the Lotus Suite: Aproach database software. I have also used MS Access and OpenOffice s Base software (limited use). I have no experience with ENABLE. Lotus Suite is still available for purchase. IBM purchased...

Business Software: decision-making software, decision support software, software apps
decision support software, software apps, additional supplies: I understood what you wanted, I was trying to explain that such software is only as good as the parameters input into it. I have no personal familiarity with such apps, but if you google decision support software you will find a bunch of apps being offered....

Business Software: document comparison, document comparison, database query
document comparison, database query, thanks john: From what you are describing, this appears to be a question that can be answered via a database query or function rather than a comparison between two documents. Can the lists be imported into a spreadsheet or database? Sorry about taking so long to...

Business Software: E-Mail Attachments, mail attachments, word docs
mail attachments, word docs, mail message: Whjat you might consider is sending the Word docs as Templates instead of regular docs. When you save a template it forces you to save it as new document. Another option would be to add a macro to your documents that intercepts the Save command and displays...

Business Software: What is an Educational Software?, myer briggs test, educational software developer
myer briggs test, educational software developer, siebel certified: Dear RebornintoArtist, I am not an expert on Educational Software, but I do however have a few suggestions for your career plans: Firstly, do research. Lots of research. Try www.google.com and type in Educational Software. You will find many sites with...

Business Software: Enabled, Locked Properties, timely fashion, last question
timely fashion, last question, vba: Every control on a form has two properties that can prevent it being edited. The Enabled and the Locked properties. When Enabled is set to No, the control is grayed out and will not allow it to receive focus. If Locked is set to Yes, the control can receive...

Business Software: electronic signature, handwritten signature, electronic signature
handwritten signature, electronic signature, file tif: If you have a scanner you scan your signature (I suggest using a med point felt tip pen) and save it as a file (TIF is the best option). You can then insert that file into most word processors. I would caution against using this when sending documents electronically....

Business Software: electronic signature, handwritten signature, electronic signature
handwritten signature, electronic signature, digital signatures: Hi James, I do not know a lot about digital signatures, but I would think that one would need software to facilitate this. Here is a good description of how this works: http://www.youdzone.com/signature.html Hope this helps a little bit. Regards,...

Business Software: ez units software, units software, rental software
units software, rental software, two computers: You will probably have to get replacement disks from the author. You can TRY copying the folder from one PC to another, but if its a Windows app that will probably not work. Hope this helps, Scott Please don t forget to provide feedback for this response...

Business Software: "FaxTalk" problem, customer upgrades, microsoft fax
customer upgrades, microsoft fax, sleep mode: Hi Al, I am not familiar with the product, but here goes: I found some instructions on this website on how to remove the program: (Scroll to the bottom) http://www.zoltrix.com/support_html/public/Faxtalk/manuals/ftmess/ch2.htm I also found this (this...

Business Software: File Accessed Date, record retention, hth
record retention, hth, document management: Such info MIGHT be stored as part of the document, but it would depend on the software that created the document. There are a number of document management appss out there, but the kind of functionality you are asking for is high end and expensive. You...

Business Software: Filling out forms, adobe acrobat, filling out forms
adobe acrobat, filling out forms, work thanks: Hi, We considered something like that at our work, and it is possible to use Adobe Acrobat for completing applications. As far as I know, you need to have the Adobe Acrobat PDF full licence to do that. Maybe have look around on their website. I hope...

Business Software: Flat File, comma delimited, format csv
comma delimited, format csv, csv file: Thank you for your question. A CSV file is a text file of Comma Separated Values. For example, when you save an excel spreadsheet (rows and columns) as a text file, you have two choices, txt (Tab Delimited) and csv (comma delimited). Each cell in a row...

Business Software: Flowcharts, data flow diagrams, microsoft visio
data flow diagrams, microsoft visio, flow charts: Hi Andrew, sorry for the delay in answering your query. I am having email trouble! I usually use Microsoft Visio. This is an excellent tool for flow charts, layouts, data flow diagrams etc. Let me know if you need any more info. Kind regards, ...

Business Software: Folder Password Protect, ms products, party software
ms products, party software, open office: As I use Open Office more than MS products, I am not sure how to password protect a directory from within MS Word, if it in fact can be accomplished that way. You might check with the Experts on the MS Office section of this web site. As for other products...

Business Software: Formating Forms-Scanning, optical character recognition program, optical character recognition
optical character recognition program, optical character recognition, mail shots: Hi Mike, Textbridge is what is termed an OCR (Optical Character Recognition) program and interprets images of text converting them into actual editable text. If this is the sort of tool you would really like to use, then (in theory) you can use any tool...

Business Software: ad-hoc reporting tools, reporting solutions
Business Software: ad-hoc reporting tools, reporting solutions

Business Software: What is the best database program?, itransact, bespoke software
Business Software: What is the best database program?, itransact, bespoke software, ltd uk

Business Software: CRM Programs, small business, midsized business
Business Software: CRM Programs, small business, midsized business, crm software

Business Software: consignment software?
Business Software: consignment software?

Business Software: electronic signature
Business Software: electronic signature

Business Software: Javelin Plus 3.5 software, ancient equivalent, model logic
Business Software: Javelin Plus 3.5 software, ancient equivalent, model logic, nissan motor acceptance corp

Business Software: Removing Games from Windows XP Pro, game programs, ms games
Business Software: Removing Games from Windows XP Pro, game programs, ms games, standard ms

Business Software: Replacing Professional File, customer data base, dos icon
Business Software: Replacing Professional File, customer data base, dos icon, dos machines

Business Software: replacing Professional File, software publishing, windows version
Business Software: replacing Professional File, software publishing, windows version, ms windows

Business Software: Time and billing software, professional services company, time and billing system
Business Software: Time and billing software, professional services company, time and billing system, time and billing

Business Software: Visio & Word, flowchart, word document
Business Software: Visio & Word, flowchart, word document, valid question

Business Software: Vote Counting Software, car show, gmail
Business Software: Vote Counting Software, car show, gmail

Business Software: file printing, cd writing software, cd cover
cd writing software, cd cover, folders: Hello, there are two ways in which this can be done according to my knowledge: 1) Depending on which software you are using, you might be able to print a list of whatever you are storing on the cd. Most cd-writing software has a label designer where...

Business Software: filling in forms, omniform, paperport
omniform, paperport, several times: Check out scansoft.com. They have two packages that will do this. OmniForm is designed specifically for this purposes. You scan the form and it will attempt to determine the fill in areas. You can then type in those areas and print out the form. You can adjust...

Business Software: first choice 3.5, epson stylus color 440, stylus color 440
epson stylus color 440, stylus color 440, epson stylus color: Do they have Microsoft Office? You can probably use Excel if its a simple database. If you want to get a little fancier you can use Microsoft Access. You might also look at Lotus SmartSuite. You can get this very cheaply and the included Lotus Approach is...

Business Software: grapical format, graph wizard, exact steps
graph wizard, exact steps, numerical data: Hello Shradha, I am not quite sure what exactly you want to do. Do you want to make pictures of your data? If so, then MS Excel would be the easiest to use. It has a graph wizard that is very easy to use. Let me know if this is it, then I can...

Business Software: Hi Scottgem:), I am a rookie:)..., canon canoscan, correct drivers
canon canoscan, correct drivers, earthly idea: First, You also have to make sure you have the correct drivers for Win 98 for the Canon. Not jsut the Twain drivers, but the whole package. Download all this, and then remove the scanner from your system completely (do this in Device Mgr). Then reinstall it....

Business Software: Hi,I want to know is there..., proposal rfp, rfp document
proposal rfp, rfp document, request for proposal: Hello Navid, Thank you for your question. I found a few resources that can help you. First, some articles and general info about RFPs: http://www.itworld.com/Man/2673/CWSTO53317/ http://www.webpronews.com/ebusiness/sales/wpn-9-20040107WhatisaProposalandWhyDoYouNeedOne.html...

Business Software: HR Interview Scheduler Software, mail form, interview appointment
mail form, interview appointment, interview scheduler: There are LOADS of apps that allow you to keep an appointment calendar. Outlook (part of Office will do it). However, I don t know of any that will automatically create an e-mail form that the user can fill in and return and have it populate the calendar....

Business Software: Human Resource Software, human resource software, histoy
human resource software, histoy, hth: I haven t a clue. HRIS software has probably existed in one form or another almost as long as computers. Its a natural to use computers to keep track of the many things one has to keep track of about employees. I would suspect that many, early, HRIS apps...

Business Software: Information on MS Office, chart wizard button, car racing game
chart wizard button, car racing game, left mouse button: Perhaps it is the words you choose in describing what you need to know. There are graphics in Excel but they are not called games. They show data or information in a picture form. Let me give you an exercise to do to demonstrate. Open your Excel...

Business Software: Installing Office 2003, hth, office 2000
hth, office 2000, installing office: The questions is whether you only want 2003. Either way, don t remove 2K first. The 2003 install will detect its there and will ask if you want to keep any of the 2000 components. If you select no, they will be removed. Outlook will automatically be removed,...

Business Software: Inventory Control, autographed sports memorabilia, inventory module
autographed sports memorabilia, inventory module, quick books: I don t know of any thing off the shelf that will do the job. The closest might be Quick Books which I beleive has an inventory module. You might consider using a database program like Microsoft Access and building something on your own. If you are interested,...

Business Software: Invoice for small bussiness, small bussiness, ms office products
small bussiness, ms office products, excel templates: Let me qualify this response by noting as I am using Open Office on my computer, I do not have the MS office products so I cannot try out my response. Also, there are other MS Office experts on this web site which may provide better or a more detailed responce...

Business Software: Invoicing, invoice template, excel templates
invoice template, excel templates, costumer: Depends on the database. I believe the Invoice template in Excel uses references that pick up data from a table elsewhere in the sheet. So you would need to import the data into that area of the sheet. Doesn t the database you are storing the data in allow...

Business Software: Some information about MS Office, car racing game, decorated eggs
car racing game, decorated eggs, easter eggs: Easter Eggs are hidden functions that some programmers put into apps as sort of signatures. They get their name from the Easter holiday tradition of a hunt for decorated eggs. I don t pay much attention to them, but if you want to find them do a web search...

Business Software: invoice program, small business accounting, invoicing program
small business accounting, invoicing program, staples office: You might consider trying QuickBooks. he will probably need more that just invoicing and Quickbooks is the acknowledged leader in small business accounting. I believe you can get a free trial from Intuit. I think it would also be a good idea to consult his...

Business Software: Javelin Plus 3.5 software, graph view, sales turnover
graph view, sales turnover, lotus approach: Actually Approach was a separate product that Lotus purchased. And it was nothing like you describe for Javelin. Approach is more akin to Microsoft Access than anything else. But, yes, what you describe is pretty much what I remember about Javelin. Allowing...

Business Software: KM Software & Globalization, software globalization, graduate paper
software globalization, graduate paper, workforce management: Sorry about the delayed response - again the question is hard to answer specifically because it is so broad. It s almost like asking, :what specific benefit does the telephone have to a global org? I guess at its most basic form, KM allows increased communication...

Business Software: KM Software and Globalization, knowledge management software, political boundaries
knowledge management software, political boundaries, graduate paper: I know a little about Knowledge Management software, but I can t see how it has any bearing on globalization. KM software is used to try and capture human expertise to provide a way of reproducing it. Globalization is the process of blurring political boundaries...

Business Software: Learning, health insurance provider, hip health
health insurance provider, hip health, billing statements: Thank you for your question Ray, I would contact HIP directly and confirm the method and format they are requesting. They may also be able to help you find a consultant to assist you. They may simply want you to send them your statements via email, which...

Business Software: No Lookups in a Table, correct choices, option groups
correct choices, option groups, listboxes: That is correct. Lookup FIELDS on table level are not recommended. They cause more problems than they are worth. You can do a lookup on a form in a variety of ways. The most common is using a combobx control. Just use the Combobox wizard (very similar to the...

Business Software: lost mail - outlook express, outlook express 6, dbx files
outlook express 6, dbx files, isp provider: If you did not back them up before the reinstall they may be gone. OE stores your folders in DBX files. You might try searching your HD for *.dbx and see if you have multiple ones listed. If you do I would search the Net for a DBX utility that can manage such...

Business Software: Major Software application Pricing, accounting systems, grocery industry
accounting systems, grocery industry, pricing models: When you talk about software in that price range, pricing models are all over the board. I use one app for Facilities mgmt that prices based on square footage covered. Another is based on users. Other major apps are priced on sales, revenues, or just a fixed...

Business Software: Merge database with Invoices, using ms works, invoicing system
using ms works, invoicing system, mike shields: Thank you for your question Mike, I recommend Quick Books for small businesses. It is easy to use and provides you with invoice templates and reports on your accounts. It does not link to MS Works however. I think you can export your customer names from...

Business Software: Microsoft Money, money files, church money
money files, church money, money 2005: Are you trying to read the file from a CD/R disk? If so, that explains the Read Only. If you copied the file from a CD/R disk you may have also copied the Read Only attribute. Find the file using Windows Explorer, right click and select properties and see...

Business Software: Microsoft Office., viable techniques, microsoft office
viable techniques, microsoft office, computer science: Depends on you. Books, instructor led courses, online courses (freeskills.com, hplearningcenter.com) or just reading the manuals and playing. All of these or any combination are viable techniques. Hope this helps, Scott Please don t forget to provide...

Business Software: Microsoft Office 2000 prob, microsoft office 2000, office cd
microsoft office 2000, office cd, application vendor: Hmm, Sorry but I ve never heard of such a problem. But its likely that whatever you did to restore your system files may have corrupted your Office install or whatever corrupted your system files did that. Can you try doing a Repair? What happens when you...

Business Software: Microsoft Office Excel 2000, office excel, current date
office excel, current date, excel 2000: Hi Donna, There is a formula function for Date and Time called Now which will insert the current date and time into a cell. I m not really sure how to get a sequential invoice nubmer to generate, so I can t really help with that one. Thanks for your...

Business Software: Microsoft Office Excel 97, e mail address, automatic backups
e mail address, automatic backups, pc based software: Actually its rare that a backup file is automatically done. Some programs do it, but they are few. Hope this helps Scott You can choose not to beleive me, but I ve spent over 20 years working with a load of PC based software packages. Automatic backups...

Business Software: Microsoft Office Standard Edition 2003, microsoft office trial, microsft office
microsoft office trial, microsft office, windowsxp: New PCs come with a 60 day trial of Office. If you don t purchase and activate it, it locks you out after 60 days. You won t lose your documents if you uninstall, but I would back them up anyway just to be sure. If you don t purchase Office, you will...

Business Software: Microsoft Office upgrade, thick client, learning curve
thick client, learning curve, office97: Sure its possible. Office 2007 will open files of any prior version. You can choose to save the files in 2007 format or the original format. I don t know of any specific discussions on this, but if you search on Upgrade to Office 2007 you should find stuff....

Business Software: Microsoft Office, intel celeron processor, microsoft office 2000
intel celeron processor, microsoft office 2000, microsoft office 2000 premium: If you find a way let me know, I have the same problem. The following is from the Microsoft Knowledge Base: ------------- When I start Word 2000, why does it sometimes install and configure my system again? When you start Word 2000 after you run an...

Business Software: Microsoft Outlook, mail account, outlook setup
mail account, outlook setup, account tools: Hi Bobbi, I m not completely sure what the problem is but I have two suggestions: 1. Check your mail account (Tools, Accounts) on the Advanced Tab in Properties and be sure that you don t have Break Messages apart checked. 2. Check your office Outlook...

Business Software: Microsoft Project 2000, microsoft project 2000, long hope
microsoft project 2000, long hope, gantt chart: Hi Kerry, Took me a moment or two - I ve been reconstructing my system. I managed to really mess it up - it wouldn t even boot all the way. That s a techie for ya - always playing around... Anyway, the answer to your question is this: For individual...

Business Software: Microsoft, buying a new computer, compatiable
buying a new computer, compatiable, windows xp home edition: OFfice XP will work on any current version of Windows from Win 98 to Win XP, either Home or Pro. The problem here is you are mixing the operating system (OS) with application software. Win XP is the operating system, Office XP is application software. So,...

Business Software: Mouse disappearing & wrong window closing, strange system, window closing
strange system, window closing, defragmenting: Did the below help with your mouse issue? I didn t realize the latest question came from the same person. I strongly suggest defragmenting. Todd *********** While I m not familiar with your specific problem, the following command can resolve strange...

Business Software: MS Explorer, folder contents, microsoft access
folder contents, microsoft access, notepad: You can t change the order of columns displayed by the DIR command. You can create the text file, then bring it into Excel or Access as a fixed width file and parse it into the columns, then you can change the column order. Hope this helps, Scott Microsoft...

Business Software: MS Office 2000 program initiation, ms office 2000, program initiation
ms office 2000, program initiation, personal specs: When I do a uninstall/reinstall of Office, I remove the folders after the uninstall. Office doesn t remove them because there are user created files in them. I should have specified that as part of the process. Glad you got the message eliminated. Scott...

Business Software: MS Office Shortcut Bar, office shortcut bar, microsoft office manager
office shortcut bar, microsoft office manager, correct icons: Its been a while since I use MOM (Microsoft Office Manager). So I don t recall the exact copmands. I do recall that there were issues where the wrong icons were displayed or the right icons, but for the wrong programs. I also recall that the icons are smaller...

Business Software: MS Office, ms office files, office cd
ms office files, office cd, office apps: Well first you have a licensing issue. Unless you got the original disks disks with the PC then you have an illegal copy of Office. I don t know that CD is, it may not be complete. My suggestion would be to get a legal copy of Office and try installing...

Business Software: MS Outlook / Outlook Express Address Books & Contacts Sychronization, personal address book, microsoft outlook express
personal address book, microsoft outlook express, microsoft outlook express 6: Outlook is more of a personal information manager, whil Outlook Express is basically an e-mail client. Outlook is WAY more powerful the OE. In Oulook your contacts are maintained in the Contact folder, forget the Address books. The Contacts folder has...

Business Software: MS Outlook, microsoft outlook 2000, distribution lists
microsoft outlook 2000, distribution lists, exact problem: Hi Andre, I cannot find the solution to your exact problem - I think that companies use specific software for this. I have a couple of suggestions that could work as well: 1) You can send the email to yourself and then BCC the ditribution list...

Business Software: MS PROJECT, ms project, reformat
ms project, reformat, thanks in advance: Getting the ##### indicates the column is not wide enough for the date. You need to either reformat the dates or widen the column. The reason why some dates might appear while others are too big is because of formatting, 1/1/03 is shorter then 12/31/03. ...

Business Software: MS Problems, norton anti virus, ms word 2002
norton anti virus, ms word 2002, ms problems: I haven t a clue why a new document would be read Only. I assume you are using File New to create the document, then using File Save or Save as to save it. The only possible thing I can think of is that a document with that name already exists. It might help...

Business Software: MS Problems, norton anti virus, ms word 2002
norton anti virus, ms word 2002, troubleshooting microsoft windows: Hello, I am sorry but I do not know how to solve this problem. I found this other website similar to allexperts.com. Maybe you can give this lady a try. She seems to know a lot about MS Word: http://www.experts-exchange.com/Applications/MS_Office/Word/M_315619.html...

Business Software: MS Project 4, residential home construction, ms project 2000
residential home construction, ms project 2000, software project management: Hi Neal, MS Project 2000 has a template for residential home construction built in. If you have access to the program, you can get it there. If not, I suggest you try the library or a book store like Borders or Barnes & Noble. Ask them for the section...

Business Software: MS Project, task duration, completion dates
task duration, completion dates, information schedule: Hello Shay, I was able to duplicate this event. Why it s happening has to do with the way the program calculates dates. But before addressing that, I would ask you why you want to put in the dates in Excel then transfer them to Project. Project is made...

Business Software: MSProject 2000 Installation, ms project 2000, original cd
ms project 2000, original cd, support microsoft: I ve installed Project 2000 on a machine with IE 6 with no problem. Are you working from an original CD? Did you check the error message at support.microsoft.com? Hope this helps, Scott Please don t forget to provide feedback for this response (either...

Business Software: management information, management information system, procurement software
management information system, procurement software, procurement management: The main difference between off the shelf and tailor-made is that, with tailor-made you supply the exact specifications and get exactly the feature and functionality you want. Depending on the size of your business this could also mean a much greater cost...

Business Software: marketing strategy, customer lifetime value, research focus areas
customer lifetime value, research focus areas, customer relationship management: Hi Bama, I can provide you with some resources to help you write your article. I hope this helps. I do think that you should pick an organisation and focus on them for this answer. But here are some general pointers: http://www.destinationcrm.com/articles/default.asp?ArticleID=3975&DCMP=ILL-2004-03-24-DestinationCRM...

Business Software: How can I mesh: 2 different versions of MS Access Created Accidentally?, office 2000 premium, quick launch
office 2000 premium, quick launch, excel spreadsheet: I have used MS Access although I generally have switched to the Open Office products, I do not currently have Access installed on my computer. I am certain Access has the ability to import from another Access database, I just cannot remember the menu selections...

Business Software: How can I mesh: 2 different versions of MS Access Created Accidentally?, office 2000 premium, quick launch
office 2000 premium, quick launch, documents folder: Sorry hit the wrong button. Sounds like you made a copy of the file in a different folder. You can have dup file names as long as they are in different folders. What you can do is copy and paste the records from one version into the other, then delete...

Business Software: Can I mix Access 2000 with Office XP?, office 2k, running office
office 2k, running office, office xp: No, you can choose to keep Office 2k. When you install Office XP it asks if you want to replace previous versions. You can select to keep Word, Excel, PP and/or Access. You can run multiple versions of Office (I have 97, 2k, XP & 2003 on my machine. But they...

Business Software: I NEED A HELP, freight forwarding company
freight forwarding company: While there are many free programs out there, I m not sure why you think someone should just give away the results of their efforts. Most freeware is a result of someone creating something for their own use and deciding to share it. I doubt if the type...

Business Software: Need to find association program, functional manner, mbf
functional manner, mbf, accounting software: Hello Carren, Thank you for the question. I m afraid you are really going to need to get the accounting software used by your former treasurer. From what I understand, an mbf file is a file type created by an application programmed in Microsoft Basic....

Business Software: need original software, learning curve, time license
learning curve, time license, simple software: Do you have Microsoft Office with Access? I do freelance application design using Access. What you describe is a fairly simple and if you want to give me more specific I can give you a quote for the work. If you want, I can also include the source code, so...

Business Software: OCR software, text recognition software, move text
text recognition software, move text, deskjet 3325: Hi, I am not familiar with these types of software, but can point you to a few websites where you can read more: http://www.newfreeware.com/search.php3?q=text-recognition+software http://www.scansoft.com/ (Looks really good!) http://www.business.com/search/rslt_default.asp?query=optical+text+recognition...

Business Software: Office 97 vs WXP, running office, office 98
running office, office 98, w98: There is no such thing as Office 98. I never had any problems running Office 97 under Win 98. I m currently on a Win XP machine and I have the last 4 versions of Office (97, 2K, XP and 2003) all installed and running fine. I don t have that file on my machine...

Business Software: An Oldie: Quattro Pro for DOS, compatibility mode, wysiwyg mode
compatibility mode, wysiwyg mode, quattro pro: Win ME got furthest away from DOS. I m afraid I doubt if you will be able to get it to work completely under Win ME. You might try opening a Command Prompt first and then running it from the Command Prompt. You actually might have greater success running...

Business Software: Open office pro for windows, microsoft office pro, open source software
microsoft office pro, open source software, office programming: I ve been using Open Office (OO) for the past 2+ years. I see no reason to purchase MS Office. OO works quite well for me. Open office is open source software. Check out www.openoffice.org; OO is *free* - there is no charge for downloading, installing and...

Business Software: Opening Links, load windows explorer, web answer
load windows explorer, web answer, weird question: Load windows explorer. Click on Tools / Folder Options / File types. Scroll down the list of file types to see if you can find a .htm or .html file type. If so change it. If you need more help, you may have to find someone to show you how to do this. I...

Business Software: Opening a PDF file from a command button, pdf file extension, vba module
pdf file extension, vba module, excel vba: This took a little research and experimentation. I found this helpful info at: http://msdn.microsoft.com/archive/default.asp?url=/archive/en-us/dnarvb4/html/msdn_shelexec.asp I will simplify for you. The obvious solution is to use the fact that the...

Business Software: Organization program, document management program, whole slew
document management program, whole slew, machine job shop: There is no specific program that will do what you want. One program that you might be able to adapt for the task is Paperport. Paperport is a document management program that is relatively inexpensive (About $200). With Paperport you could assign keywords...

Business Software: OScommerce, file transfer protocol, ftp program
file transfer protocol, ftp program, file server: FTP stands for File Transfer Protocol. Its one of the main ways that files are transferred across the Internet. Without knowing what FTP client you are using or what you are trying to do, its hard to help. Generally, you use an FTP client to connect to...

Business Software: office 97, cd key code, silly place
cd key code, silly place, storage case: Excuse me? The CD storage case (not much thicker then the CD itself) designed to protect the CD is a silly place to put the CD key???? Where else would you put it??? Stamping it onto the CD itself would increase the cost of production. If its a legal copy...

Business Software: office assistant in Powerpoint 2000, ms powerpoint 2000, office assistant
ms powerpoint 2000, office assistant, paperclip: The Office Assistant is that animated Paperclip (or other icon) that is the interface for the Help system. Its apparently become corrupted and you need to reinstall it. It will not affect any PP presentations you have made. Hope this helps, Scott ...

Business Software: office automation or group collaboration software packages, group collaboration software, lotus smartsuite
group collaboration software, lotus smartsuite, novell groupwise: No Collaboration programs fall into the heading of groupware. Lotus Notes, Microsoft Exchange and Novell Groupwise are the main programs in this category. In my opinion there is no true alternative to MS Office. However, Lotus Smartsuite and Open Office...

Business Software: omnipage pro 14, file extention, omnipage pro 14
file extention, omnipage pro 14, expertice: Allen, My research was also fruitless. This is also out of my area of specific expertice, however, I can offer some suggestions. It seems to that Omnipage may have some utilities that will help you. Since you are a loyal customer and are up to date on...

Business Software: Partition, logical partitions, partition magic
logical partitions, partition magic, toshiba laptop: You really answered your own question. Powerquest says PM 6 is unstable with XP. Why would you risk losing everything on your drive by using an older version that is not compatable? Upgrade to at least PM 7 which supports XP. I ve used it on my XP Pro...

Business Software: Pasting software., correct keys, lisl
correct keys, lisl, trial versions: Hi Richard, unfortunately I have never heard of something like that. I know in MS Word you can associate letters or short words with longer words or sentences. For example: You can configure it so that everytime you type Mom , it automatically changes...

Business Software: Pasting software., correct keys, macro program
correct keys, macro program, keystrokes: Actually there are several. I would suggest going to tucows.com and search on Clipboard. You should find several clipboard enhancment utilities that allow you store multiple items in your clipboard and recall the specified item. Another type of program...

Business Software: Pasting software., clipboard managers, correct keys
clipboard managers, correct keys, shareware sites: Hi Richard, Thanks for your email. I think there are quite a few utilities out there that allow you to do what you re after. The following are a couple of freeware utilities that seem to have what you re after and seem to be relatively popular: http://freeware.brothersoft.com/utilities/clipboard_managers/multiclip_21742.html...

Business Software: PC Anywhere and Mterm, windows terminal services, novell server
windows terminal services, novell server, strong suspicion: Hi Ellice, Don t know that I can help you with a detailed answer for this question, but I ll apply what I do know. I ve used pcAnywhere VERY extensively - most of my clients typically use pcAnywhere [ their server rooms are places where only people who...

Business Software: PDF, pdf document, word document
pdf document, word document, restriction: If the document allows one copy per day, then that is a restriction placed on it by the author/owner of the document. For you to try and get around that restriction is tantamount to theft. For me to offer help in doing so would be unethical. If you really...

Business Software: Printing in MS Visio, space plan, dotted lines
space plan, dotted lines, stencil: The Visio grid is not printable. What you can do is create dotted lines and snap them to the grid then print. I would create these lines on a separate layer so I could turn them on or off as needed. You could also create your own custom stencil to drag into...

Business Software: Problem with Project 2000, resource sheet, calendar tools
resource sheet, calendar tools, resource utilization: Alison, The first two things I would check are: 1) What are the hours your user has set for the default or resource-specific working times in the calendar (Tools, Change Working Time...)? 2) What is the maximum resource utilization for the resources...

Business Software: Problem with a Windows file, removable disk drive, bootable disk
removable disk drive, bootable disk, harton: The only things I can suggest, is to run MSCONFIG and make sure that Corel or the file doesn t load at startup. then run your backup and see if that fixes it. You might also try excluding that file from your backup. Hope this helps, Scott Please don...

Business Software: PSD file, adobe photoshop 4, adobe acrobat reader
adobe photoshop 4, adobe acrobat reader, runtime program: Hi Pam, While this isn t exactly an area I consider myself an expert at, I did some research and determined that a .psd file is an Adobe Photoshop file. So it s a graphic format. I found good info at http://www.elated.com/pagekits/pagekits_psd.shtml....

Business Software: PUB file, ms pub, mocrosoft
ms pub, mocrosoft, microsoft publisher: The reason it doesn t say MS Pub is because you don t have it on your PC or its not associated with it. The way Windows knows what type of program a file is, is by the association setup for that PC. If no Association is setup then it uses the extension. ...

Business Software: .pdf attachments, www irs gov, e mail software
www irs gov, e mail software, pdf attachments: I ve not heard of iFranView32. A search of the web indicates that it is used for image manipulation. First, what e-mail software are you using. Does your e-mail server have a web interface you can use rather than downloading as part of an e-mail message....

Business Software: printing business cards, printing business cards, photo suite 4
printing business cards, photo suite 4, prospective customer: First, I do NOT recommend printing your own cards. A business card is often the only thing a prospective customer knows about you. A home printed card, is not of the same quality as a professionally printed card and it shows. Getting professionally printed...

Business Software: printing cd labels from a database, avery labels, cd label program
avery labels, cd label program, avery label: Both MS Office and Open Office word processing programs (MS Word, OO Writer) have templates for a variety of Avery labels. I do not know the avery label number for CD labels, but it is likely included. If not, either program can be used to setup the labels...

Business Software: printq, print spooler, software directions
print spooler, software directions, floppy drive: Comments and suggestions: Network the computers? Are both computers connected to the internet? If so there are ways to transfer the program between computers. Use another print spooler program. Purchase and install another 5 1/4 floppy drive,...

Business Software: problem in design templates, blank presentation, design template
blank presentation, design template, blank template: Hi Sri, Create a new document blank in Powerpoint. Make sure there is NOTHING in this document. No text, no formatting, NOTHING. Click File Save As. In the Save as Type box, select: Design Template . Give it a name you will remember. Now, open...

Business Software: Q&A Software, programming ability, decent product
programming ability, decent product, host forums: Q&A was last owned by Symantec which let it die out. There was a Windows version as well as the original DOS version. Delphi is a portal site now located at http://www.delphiforums.com that allows members to host forums. There may have been a Q&A forum there,...

Business Software: Query or Form or Other? Show student's homeroom teacher, homeroom teacher, call of duty help
homeroom teacher, call of duty help, sally smith: No, What I m saying is that you use combo or list boxes (or even option groups) on FORMS. You don t use lookups fields on TABLES. To clarify this further, when you are in design mode of a table, there are 2 tabs under the field list; General and Lookup. Under...

Business Software: Question about Installation of MS Office., ms office xp, exact message
ms office xp, exact message, hth: Without seeing the EXACT message, its hard for me to help. Also you refer to Office XP 2003. But that doesn t make sense. There is Office XP and Office 2003. These are two different versions. Office XP can be run on Win 98, but Office 2003 requires Windows...

Business Software: Question on mailing lists, ms publisher, infopath
ms publisher, infopath, office microsoft: Hello Jared Julia, thanks for the question. Here is a link that will help you to create a mail merge. Unfortunately this cannot be done automaticall in MS Publisher, but you need to use Word instead. Have a look at the website - check out the links...

Business Software: Quick Question, level domain names, unethical nature
level domain names, unethical nature, top level domain: The usages of the top-level domain names are general guidelines, not legal requirements. So it wouldn t be illegal to use a .org domain for a for profit business. But I would advise against it. Many people would take exception to the unethical nature of doing...

Business Software: Quickbooks/Quicken, technical glitches, five computers
technical glitches, five computers, business accounting: I don t have enough experience with QB to judge whether your experience was unusual or not. I can tell you that Quicken and Money are designed for personal finances, maybe with a home business. But I would use QB for business accounting. HTH Scott ...

Business Software: Quickbooks/Quicken, technical glitches, five computers
technical glitches, five computers, virtual memory: Hi. I have no expertise in Quickbooks. That being said, I fear I have a compulsion to attempt an answer, anyway. Take it for what it s worth. If the problem occurred at 19% on each installation, then there is a problem with Quickbooks in general or...

Business Software: Quickbooks/Quicken, technical glitches, cash receipts
technical glitches, cash receipts, five computers: I, for some reason, just became aware of this unanswered question from several months ago. Although I am using Quickbooks (QB), I am not enough of an expert to know how the system works with respect to .dll s, etc. I have not compared QB with other packages...

Business Software: Quickbooks, payroll service, payroll taxes
payroll service, payroll taxes, time purchase: Quickbooks (QB) per se is a one-time purchase. However, there is an annual fee for payroll -- payroll taxes have to be kept up to date via this service. I am not aware of the cost of the annual payroll service as compared with purchasing a new version...

Business Software: Quicken / Change of Account Names, expertise thanks, account names
expertise thanks, account names, investment accounts: Thanks for your question Joseph. There should be a list view of your accounts (from the View Menu?). You should be able to right click on the account you want to rename and select edit or rename from the menu. I m basing this answer on use of QuickBooks,...

Business Software: question regarding software, cost accounting, technical application
cost accounting, technical application, different kinds: Sumit, I would need a lot more of information to help you: Are you making wires or buying wires? How many wires, how many different kinds? Is this a technical application you are looking for or a cost accounting application? Is there a methodology...

Business Software: Record Keeping, acupuncture practice, licensed acupuncturist
acupuncture practice, licensed acupuncturist, microsoft application: If I understand your question correctly you want to keep track of the online surveys to which you respond. Sounds interesting. Be sure to me know how it goes. My suggestion is to use either Access or Excel to keep track of the responses you make. ...

Business Software: Record Keeping, acupuncture practice, spreadsheet program
acupuncture practice, spreadsheet program, licensed acupuncturist: If you use Quicken or MS Money, you should be able to work out a way to track this. Basically I would set it up as an Income account, set the survey sites as the sources. You could create transactions with the name of the survey and leave the amount blank...

Business Software: Record Keeping, acupuncture practice, licensed acupuncturist
acupuncture practice, licensed acupuncturist, online surveys: Hi Michael, sorry for the delay in answering your question. Things are really hectic at work!!! :) My suggestion would either be MS Excel - which is pretty straight-forward to use, or MS Access which is a little bit more difficult. I can help you...

Business Software: Regarding the sap-abap4, geographical information system, siebel experience
geographical information system, siebel experience, career suits: Dear Rajesh, I have Siebel experience which focuse on the CRM arena. As I browse through job websites and see the positions available I always think that it would be great to have SAP experience, as there are so many SAP positions available. I have heard...

Business Software: Relationship Mapping, xyz co, crmondemand
xyz co, crmondemand, john doe: Hi Monil, the best software to use would be some sort of CRM software, e.g. SIEBEL CRMonDemand or AccPac or something similar. The other options you have would be to: 1) Write an Access database yourself, or 2) Use a program such as MindManager that can...

Business Software: Removing Games from Windows XP Pro, windows components, out of sight
windows components, out of sight, addict: If you go into Add/Remove Programs and then Windows Components you can remove the games there. You probably have the install files stored on your hard drive (a good thing) so reinstalling them is easy. What you need to do is give only user access to the...

Business Software: Replacing Professional File, individual records, dos programs
individual records, dos programs, dos program: If you can get Microsoft Office Pro, it includes Microsoft Access. Any database will do what you describe (allow records to be entered and then shown in lists). You can check openoffice.org and see what they offer as a database. HTH Scott ...

Business Software: Roxio Easy Media Creator™ 7, roxio easy media creator 7, roxio easy media creator
roxio easy media creator 7, roxio easy media creator, cd project: First you can t put anything ona CD/ROM. ROM stands for Read Only Memory. So you are probably using CD/Rs which are write once. CD/Rs have a feature called Multisession. This allows you to add more to a CD/R in different sessions. When you process the burn,...

Business Software: real-time processing operating system, glossary of computer terms, apples and oranges
glossary of computer terms, apples and oranges, internet realtime: From whatis.com (a great glossary of computer terms) Real time is a level of computer responsiveness that a user senses as sufficiently immediate or that enables the computer to keep up with some external process (for example, to present visualizations...

Business Software: rent, shareware libraries, regular payment
shareware libraries, regular payment, rental management: There are loads of programs to manage rental property. I would search shareware libraries like tucows.com or download.com for trial versions. If you want a more professional progrm, check rental management trade publications. You ll find ads in them. If...

Business Software: replacing Professional File, free database program, obtaining software
free database program, obtaining software, dos program: I had not heard of the program Professional File so .. the internet says that it is a database program. I found nothing regarding a current version of this software. If that is the case, then you have a variety of options when considering switching to...

Business Software: reporting software, sql databases, running into trouble
sql databases, running into trouble, essbase: Hi Charissa, I ned more information. Are you running against essbase or some other technology on the back end. What types of issues are you having? What are you doing that you would consider unique? I don t have much experience with Crystal but my...

Business Software: Sales Automation softwre, sales automation software, information technology field
sales automation software, information technology field, dear scott: Ok, what you are talking about is more often referred to as contact management or CRM. ACT is the market leader in this category, but its not freeware. since you want something free, I suggest going to tucows.com and searching for contact managment specifiying...

Business Software: Saving as an image, blank piece of paper, signature portion
blank piece of paper, signature portion, scanner software: First put your signature on a blank piece of paper. Make it large (an inch or so high) and use a medium to thick felt tip pen. Next scan the page and save it as a JPG or TIF file. How you do that depends on the scanner software you are using. Then you...

Business Software: Scanning software, optical character reader, question option
optical character reader, question option, max format: OCR stands for Optical Character Reader. It allows you to take an image file (whihc is what a scanner creates) and reads it to save it as editable text. How well the reading is depends on the quality and format of the scanned image. HTH Scott P.S....

Business Software: Sending & Receiving Faxes on the Computer, modem need, receiving faxes
modem need, receiving faxes, computer modem: XP has fax capability built in. So does your modem. Go to Start Help and look up faxing for details on how to set it up. Sending is easy, you ll just use File Print and select the fax as your printer. Receiving may be a little more complex depending on...

Business Software: SFA solutions, sfa solution, sfa solutions
sfa solution, sfa solutions, solution expert: Hi Cristian, Thank you for your question. It is very difficult to give an opinion withouth knowing exactly what type of software this is. If it is software that users can install/manage themselves the internet would be a viable option. Clients can pay...

Business Software: Siebel on Demand, medium sized businesses, crm tools
medium sized businesses, crm tools, crm product: Hi Ben, your timing is perfect! I have just registered for a trial-version of CRM on Demand. They are up and running now. So please have a look back at the website: www.crmondemand.com You can register for free for a month. After that it costs $70 per...

Business Software: Siebel, siebel training, edportal
siebel training, edportal, technical aspect: Hi Subra, as mentioned before it would be really useful if you could provide me with more information about yourself. What are you interested in: developer or more business side. This makes a difference in training. Here is a website that explains the...

Business Software: Small Business Accounting Programs, microsoft tech support, small business accounting
microsoft tech support, small business accounting, invoicing program: First, I have been using Quicken for about 15 years. I have never had any problems with it crashing, losing data or the like. I don t know what your friend has experienced, but I suspect the problem is with his configuration and not Quicken. Second, Quickbooks...

Business Software: Small Office program, ms office xp, ms acess
ms office xp, ms acess, excel templates: Hi Rory, Thanks for the question. If all you really need to do is input an item number and price, then have the program calculate the totals, you probably have the tool you need right at hand - Excel! However, since you re a user of Excel and still asking...

Business Software: Software, accounting softwares, pc platform
accounting softwares, pc platform, peoplesoft: Peoplesoft, JL Edwards and SAP are the leading large company products. Quickbooks, Great Prairie, Peachtree amog others are tops on the PC platform. But there are many others that may be proprietary or designed for specific businesses. Hope this helps,...

Business Software: Back Up Software, dat72, backup utilities
dat72, backup utilities, serial usb: Didn t the tape drive come with software? I m not specifically familiar with that drive, but as long as it cann be connected to a PC (parallel, serial, USB?) you can find software to back up to it. There are several backup utilities that support tape drives....

Business Software: Software for label printing, industry specific software, software apps
industry specific software, software apps, trade journals: Filemaker should be able to do it, Microsoft Access as well, but you would probably need to customize either to get it to do what you want. Have you checked with pharmacy trade journals? Usually they are the best source for industry specific software apps....

Business Software: Software for making address labels, avery labels, avery software
avery labels, avery software, address labels: You can use Word to do it. If you also have Access (comes with Microsoft Office), that would be better. You can read up on labels and mail merges in Word help. You can also probably get a free version of Avery software if you buy a pack of Avery labels....

Business Software: Software Quality Assurrance, technical support rep, customer support costs
technical support rep, customer support costs, sustaining engineering: NO! SQA should be tied to Sustaining Engineering and Technical Support Divisions very closely. In order to improve the overall customer experience (since they re the ones that ultimately keep the lights on) problems or bugs encountered in the front line...

Business Software: Software Validation, software source code, software validation
software source code, software validation, offshore team: Again, NO reputable developer will do this. Because word would get around and no one will hire them. Why would anyone take a chance to get support fees when it means losing development fees? And no, there are no tools to detect this. As long as you pay...

Business Software: Software, printed invoices, laserjet printer
printed invoices, laserjet printer, packing slip: Why can t you print 2 copies on the laser and have them sign one or both? If you really need multi-part forms, then you may have problems with finding a canned invoicing app. In that case you might consider using a database app like Microsoft Access to...

Business Software: Starting new business need inventory software, memorabilia dealers, inventory features
memorabilia dealers, inventory features, trade magazines: I don t know of anything specific that would deal with Sports Cards. You could probably use Quickbooks, since it has accounting and inventory features. You might also check with trade magazines for sports card or memorabilia dealers. That s where software...

Business Software: Starting an online dating service, java flash, web interface
java flash, web interface, online dating service: With match.com and eharmony.com dominating this niche I m not sure how successful such a site would be. But I can answer some of your questions. You will need to hire a developer that can design a database app that will store the criteria and do the matching....

Business Software: Suggestion, version control tools, development stage
version control tools, development stage, software product: Version Control tools are used by developers to manage different versions of a software product during the development stage. This is especially important when a team is working on the project. Just do a search on version control for more details. ...

Business Software: sap related, enterprise resource planning, career prospects
enterprise resource planning, career prospects, sap resources: Hi, SAP is an ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) package that companies use for effective forecasting, planning, and scheduling. Properly implementing ERP will give the company a competitive advantage and help them run heir business more effectively, efficiently,...

Business Software: a software program cannot be uninstalled, createacard, american greetings
createacard, american greetings, old version: Go ahead and try installing the new version. Sounds like the old app you installed got corrupted. Also make sure the OS you re using is compatible with the new software you bought. Hope that helps. If that does not work, you need to contact tech support...

Business Software: software, kinds of software, business activity
kinds of software, business activity, retail sales: Hi Brian, Thank you for your question. I am not aware of something specific as I do not know exactly what you are looking for. A favourite of mine has always been www.download.com. There you can find all kinds of software, either free or paid for. Have...

Business Software: Template, software apps, school newsletter
software apps, school newsletter, windows 98: How did you make the form? Is this a template for the newsletter so you can add articles but keep the masthead and other elements the same? There are several different software apps that can be used to make a form template that can be filled in. Depends on...

Business Software: Time and billing software, practical sales tools, time and billing software
practical sales tools, time and billing software, daily basis: Hello Ted, Thank you for your question. ACT! works with Quicken Expensible and will track hours worked, mileage, other related business expenses per client. That is one option. Another option is to use Quick Books and Quick Books Timer. If you use ACT!...

Business Software: Translating software, free online dictionaries, software translation
free online dictionaries, software translation, arabic html: Hello Zeeshan, check out the following links, they might provide you with some help: http://www.englishtoarabic.com/ http://www.aramedia.com/aschome.htm http://www.translation.net/arabic_translation_software.html http://www.learn4good.com/shopping/software/translation/software/arabic.html...

Business Software: User Field Location, sort tool, history tab
sort tool, history tab, field location: Hi Eric, Thanks for your great questions about ACT!. 1. In the TOOLS menu, there is an option for DESIGN LAYOUTS. Using this tool, you can move fields around and change colors, fonts, etc. that alter your layout design. 2. A contact record can...

Business Software: Cannot uninstall a software program, american greetings creatacard, american greetings
american greetings creatacard, american greetings, uninstaller: Hi Rita, unfortunately I am not familiar with the program, but I can give you some general advice. How did you uninstall it? Try either using the uninstaller that comes with the program - try looking for it under Start Programs and then the name of the...

Business Software: using MS Project, decimal fraction, time field
decimal fraction, time field, ms project: Microsoft stores dates and time using Julian type dates. The date is the number of days since 12/31/1899 and the time is a decimal fraction of a day. So 6AM would be .25. Therefore, displaying a date time field is a matter of formatting the display, not...

Business Software: Vault server, source code library, graphical screens
source code library, graphical screens, programming development: From what I can tell in my research, Vault Server is software used to manage a source code library in a programming development environment so that two people don t try to update the same modules at the same time. Here s more info: http://www.ericsink.com/SourceSafe_to_Vault.html...

Business Software: Versions Of Microsoft Office Compatible With Windows XP, microsoft 2000, versions of microsoft office
microsoft 2000, versions of microsoft office, office 97: I believe that all are, But I know 97 and later is. I currently have Office 97, 2K, XP and 2003 all installed and working on my XP Pro machine. Nothing additional is necessary. However, if you plan on installing multiple versions of Office, I would install...

Business Software: Visio & Word, business graphics, flow charts
business graphics, flow charts, graphics processor: Ok, that s like using a hammer to drive in a screw. Word is a word processor, Visio is a business graphics processor. I would NEVER use word to do flow charts when I have Visio. Makes no sense. The answer is you can t do it. The only possibility is...

Business Software: Vista, microsoft office software, software outlet
microsoft office software, software outlet, office 97: You can find Microsoft Office at ANY software outlet. Try newegg.com. Any version of Office from Office 97 on will run under Vista, but I would recommend either Office 2003 or Office 2007. They are backward compatible but some conversion may be necessary....

Business Software: Vote Counting Software, inventory type, car number
inventory type, car number, b20: I would be willing to give you a quote on doing this but I would need a bit more info. Just to make sure I understand the application. You have various classes of cars to be entered in a show. Each car is then identified by a code that indicates the class...

Business Software: Web/Gallery Software for Artwork, microsoft access developer, database apps
microsoft access developer, database apps, trade journals: I don t know of any specific software, but most database apps can handle it. What I would do is check in trade journals for Art Gallery operators. That s where software vendors congregate. I m not sure, however, whether I would try to put all these eggs...

Business Software: Winfax Pro, winfax pro 10, activex controls
winfax pro 10, activex controls, error window: It depends on what you want to change. Parts of a Winfax cover sheet are ActiveX controls that allow it to pick up the transmittal info from the Send Dialog box. Those can t be changed. But other aspects of the template can. Hope this helps, Scott ...

Business Software: Wiping clean the hard drive, win98se, new computers
win98se, new computers, documents and settings: The best way to wipe it clean is to reformat. But that means you will need oall your drivers and Windows disks. To backup the data, the best way would be to CD or DVD (if you have a DVD burner). Just burn the files you want to keep. The hardest part is...

Business Software: Word perfect CorelCentral, word perfect office, type msconfig
word perfect office, type msconfig, wordperfect files: Go to Start Run type MSConfig and look for Corel Central in your startup. If its there uncheck it and that should do the job. If its not there, try uninstalling The whole thing then reinstall using the Custom install option. Select only to install WordPerfect....

Business Software: Word perfect, something in the way, word format
something in the way, word format, alp: I ve never seen that. I assume you are using File Save As and selecting Word as the File Type. If it specifically says not authorized , it may be something in the way WP was installed. Are you on a corporate network? If this is a stand alone version, I would...

Business Software: winfax workgroup sharing, winfax 10, symantec
winfax 10, symantec, sp2: Go to symantec.com and choose Support and then Home/Small Biz under Product Support. Choose the Free Online support then search on Sharing Winfax. You will find a PDF file called the Sharing User s Guide (It was on the second page for me). That should explain...

Business Software: word...capitalizing, line break, shift key
line break, shift key, lower case: There are two ways you can deal with this situation. One thing you can do is merely hold down the Shift Key while you press the Enter Key and this will allow you to type a line that is not automatically capitalized. It is called a line break. In order...

Business Software: works, mailing list management, demo versions
mailing list management, demo versions, patient names: There are a number of mailist management programs. But what you are describing is a part of the function of ANY database application. The question is whether you can find a canned program that will do exactly what you want. I would go to google.com and search...

Business Software: XLS.file, microsoft office small business, office small business
microsoft office small business, office small business, compatible format: OK, First an XLS file is Microsoft Excel, their spreadhseet program. You cannot download it for free. its a commercial program. You can get the Home and Student version for $150. If you can t afford that, you can go to OpenOffice.org and download their office...

Business & Technical Writing: OK!!--I now know how to modify..., paragraph style, insertion point
paragraph style, insertion point, printer combo: Sorry I didn t get back to you earlier, Roark. I was offline. The right margin setting has me stumped, Roark. I always set my margin settings by going to File Page Setup, and you can t do negatives on the right margin settings there. How did you do it in...

Business & Technical Writing: addressing a business letter to mulitple parties, chicago manual of style, addressing a business letter
chicago manual of style, addressing a business letter, xyz corporation: Dear Dave-- You ve raised an interesting question. My first attempt to answer it took the to the Chicago Manual of Style (www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/home.html); for me, it is the ultimate writing resource. Unfortunately, it does not cover business letters....

Business & Technical Writing: Essay/Speech on Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Raw and Looking for Alibrandi, adventures of huckleberry finn, raw by scott monk
adventures of huckleberry finn, raw by scott monk, huckleberry finn by mark twain: Dear Jas, I don t do homework assignments. Your teacher gives those assignments to see how much you know, where your strengths and weaknesses lie. For me to make corrections, changes, would show your teacher what I know which would be a serious disservice...

Business & Technical Writing: essay/speech on huck finn, looking for alibrandi, raw, raw by scott monk, adventures of huckleberry finn
raw by scott monk, adventures of huckleberry finn, huckleberry finn by mark twain: Thank you, Jas. Glad we have a deal. Here are my recommendation: 1. Even though this is to be a speech, avoid one-sentence paragraphs. If you read the definition of paragraph, you ll see that one sentence cannot suffice. Single-sentence paragraphs always...

Business & Technical Writing: POV in eCourses, courseware development, interactive development
Business & Technical Writing: POV in eCourses, courseware development, interactive development, venkatesh

Business & Technical Writing: habits of consumers, five senses, dear team
five senses, dear team, happy teens: Overall content: You need some supporting evidence for your assumptions and generalizations. Not much is needed, but perhaps you can cite some research or other experience to support your generalizations. Overall organization: You have two paragraphs at...

Business & Technical Writing: POV in eCourses, behavioral objective, student audience
behavioral objective, student audience, silly example: Melanie, The Dick and Carey is a classic in the field of instructional design. You can also call on the knowledge of Mager. You can readily get those books and use them to evaluate the courses for good instructional design, despite the delivery. I worked...

Business & Technical Writing: Technical writing - application manual, relevant icon, bold work
relevant icon, bold work, window key: Dear Michelle: Thank you for writing AllExperts. #2 When referring to a screen, a window, a key, etc., in order of importance: SCREEN title (Caps and Bold work); It s even better to capture the screen. WINDOW title (same, if you want or just...

Business & Technical Writing: Business communication, power leadership, research leadership
power leadership, research leadership, styles of leadership: Faeza, The question you are asking requires a very complex answer. Volumes of books have been written on the topic, and no one has a clear answer. Let me suggest some topics you may want to research: Leadership roles versus management roles Leadership...

Business & Technical Writing: What else besides being a copywriter?, high speed internet access, high speed internet
high speed internet access, high speed internet, copywriter: Hi, Heather-- Thank you for a most interesting question. I m a tad confused, so, before I risk going in the wrong direction here, please explain what was in the copywriting training course you took last year. If you d also be willing to email me (cfa2005@gmail.com)...

Business & Technical Writing: Appendices - can they reference report?, report thanks, initial report
report thanks, initial report, multiple times: I m not sure I entirely understand your question, but if your reference takes the reader to one accurate set of data, I do not see why you should have to refer to each instance of the same data if it is repeated multiple times. Hope this helps. ...

Business & Technical Writing: enquiry, economic standpoint, capital outlay
economic standpoint, capital outlay, letters of the alphabet: Dear Samuel-- If you re going to write letters, you had better learn to use capital letters of the alphabet and learn to punctuate correctly. On the particular issue of a joint venture, however, I think you re wasting your time. Let me explain why. I...

Business & Technical Writing: Career Prospects, instant id, career prospects
instant id, career prospects, typical clients: Gary, The best answer to the question of which is a better career choice is It depends. Having done both, I have found the differences in the market, my typical clients, where I lived, the current state of the economy, even what the job title may...

Business & Technical Writing: changing quoted text, davy crockett, ellipsis
davy crockett, ellipsis, heck: Dear Rod: Thank you for writing to Allexperts. When you want to insert a quote that differs from the original, insert the change in brackets. If you do not with to re-elect me, you can go to [heck], and I will go to Texas. Using the ellipsis (...)...

Business & Technical Writing: Salary indication technical instructional Development, specialist skill, salary range
specialist skill, salary range, career builder: Beth, I can t really give you a clear answer on the wages. As you mentioned, the location, technical depth, specialist skills make a big difference. You also need to consider education and experience to the list. You might take a look on Career Builder....

Business & Technical Writing: Freelance, annie annie, stable work
annie annie, stable work, content writer: Annie, Sorry for the delay in responding. I did not get your original message. (??!!??) The answer to your question is it depends. Questions you need to ask are... What is the content? Technical (priced higher) Clean up of their copy (priced lower)...

Business & Technical Writing: Braces, chicago manual of style, curly brackets
chicago manual of style, curly brackets, angle brackets: Dear John-- Thank you for your question, and thank you for using AllExperts.com. Unfortunately, I don t believe there are any hard and fast answers to your question. I have checked my Chicago Manual of Style, which is, to my way of thinking, the definitive...

Business & Technical Writing: capitalization, roman catholic churches, chicago manual of style
roman catholic churches, chicago manual of style, capitalization rules: If Chicago doesn t have anything specific on the topic, I doubt if anyone will. I do not think these amount to proper names, however. Only when you are referring to a specific church organization or denomination should it be capitalized. I don t know the divisions...

Business & Technical Writing: Peace Corps essays, peace corps volunteers, coral reefs
peace corps volunteers, coral reefs, mount mckinley: Hi Jessica, I generally don t edit long writings, particularly those being used for class assignments or applications. However, I made an exception in your case because the cause is so noble. You have some good ideas, and minimal corrections were needed,...

Business & Technical Writing: Salutation of a Business Letter, jane jones, hyphenated name
jane jones, hyphenated name, bogert: Hi Doreen, I would address it with the husband s name first followed by the wife s name exactly as she defines it. If she uses her maiden name only, use that. If she uses a hyphenated name, maiden name and then married name, use that. Names are important...

Business & Technical Writing: Use of commas in a bullet list, use of commas, answer change
use of commas, answer change, dear don: Dear Don, Thank you for writing to AllExperts. Both ways can be correct in technical writing. Do not forget, however, to add and if you use the comma list. Normally, bulleted lists do not use a comma. I used both methods in tech docs; it all depends...

Business & Technical Writing: Help in writing a covering letter, writing a covering letter, supplier relationship management
writing a covering letter, supplier relationship management, writing a cover letter: Dear Waimon-- Thank you for your request, and thank you for using AllExperts.com. Thank you, too, for your kind words about my refusal to answer questions marked Private. I do appreciate that - you re the first person who has ever commented on it. Thank...

Business & Technical Writing: inquiry: How to sell articles to magazines, william strunk jr, william k zinsser
william strunk jr, william k zinsser, judith appelbaum: Dear Amram-- Rather than try to answer your questions, which would take an incredible amount of time (which I don t have - remember, I m an unpaid volunteer who is just trying to be helpful), let me steer you to several of my favorite writing books. You...

Business & Technical Writing: inquiry: How to sell articles to magazines, magazine article writing, handbook of magazine article writing
magazine article writing, handbook of magazine article writing, assistant editors: Hi Amram, I m happy to give you some resources. However, I cannot answer your article format questions because different magazines require different formats. Your best bet in establishing formats for submitted articles, is to request a copy of the...

Business & Technical Writing: Letter, windsor road, student period
windsor road, student period, global citizens: Jasmin, The letter looks good. The schools use the letter to get a feel for what you consider important, your writing skills, and any special interests you have. I think you letter meets the requirements. Having me modify your letter may take away from...

Business & Technical Writing: Letter, windsor road, global citizens
windsor road, global citizens, zone level: Dear jasmin: Thank you for writing to AllExperts. I will edit your letter. Concerning content, you must determine what to add or delete. I pasted your letter here with the few punctuation corrections needed. Sincerely, Kaylyn Rewritten: Dear Dr....

Business & Technical Writing: Recipe Book, exact steps, recipe book
exact steps, recipe book, sugestions: Word handles images quite well. You simply need to scan your son s sketches into a format that can be imported into Word. Also, read the Word documentation on importing and placing images. In general, though, that is done off the Insert menu. The exact steps...

Business & Technical Writing: Thank you letter from a Non Profit Organization, donations, gift receipts
donations, gift receipts, contributions: Debbie, I think you may want to address that question to a lawyer. Certainly including a paragraph or two about the donation for tax purposes makes sense. Could you send a thank you note and include a separate document that names the donation and amount...

Business & Technical Writing: How To's or How Tos?, proper spelling, hyphen
proper spelling, hyphen, adjective: Dear Stephen: Thank you for writing to AllExperts. The term how-to, used as an adjective, traces to 1926, followed in 1954 with how-to as a noun. Often, we insert a hyphen between nouns to coin an adjective. Anyway, how-tos is accurate used as an...

Business & Technical Writing: copyright, public domain citation, first edition books
public domain citation, first edition books, anonymous poem: Dear Scott: Thank you for writing AllExperts. You pose an interesting question. Feedback: 1. A poem, written in 1944, Prague, Czech Republic, non-copyrighted. 2. Since: Copyrighted in US by major publishers. 3. Is poem considered public domain? ...

Business & Technical Writing: Enquiry, fuel saving devices, fuel saver
fuel saving devices, fuel saver, saving the environment: Idahor, What you are asking is quite involved. Unless the hotel has asked for bids on fuel saving devices, you do not need a proposal. I would suspect you want is a sales speech or letter. To be effective, you need to know what is important to the...

Business & Technical Writing: sic, legal recourse, correct spelling
legal recourse, correct spelling, mary smith: Lynne, Short answer: No Long answer: Sic is used when the original wording contains a misspelling. Nothing in the rules states, however, that the correct spelling be provided. The only reason I can see for providing the correct spelling would be...

Business & Technical Writing: Grammatical question, grammar rule, salutation of a letter
grammar rule, salutation of a letter, conscientious students: Hi Carol, There is no grammar rule that says one or the other name should go first. Traditionally, the man s name went first out of respect to him as head of household. However, in today s world, the lines are not so clear cut in households. Were it...

Business & Technical Writing: punctuation question, bellevue hospital center, grammar rule
bellevue hospital center, grammar rule, dear alice: Dear Maureen, The grammar rule says to use a comma before and/or after words or phrases that are NOT essential to the main idea of the sentence. In other words, if you use a comma before and/or after a phrase, you should be able to remove the phrase and...

Business & Technical Writing: Appendix v. Attachment, supplemental documents, governmental organization
supplemental documents, governmental organization, appendix: I would probably call them appendices, but I doubt if it really makes much difference as long as you are clear what you refer to when you mention them in the body. Probably if an appendix comes in multiple parts, you should label them something like Appendix...

Business & Technical Writing: listing order, chicago manual of style, cajun jokes
chicago manual of style, cajun jokes, grammatical rule: Well, Natasha, do you live in Louisiana? :-) JUST KIDDING! There are some old Cajun jokes where Thibodeaux phones his spouse to tell her he ll be home in 30 or 10 minutes. I m not familiar with any usage rules, per se. Neither is my style authority, The...

Business & Technical Writing: need help for correction, continuous encouragement, supervisor professor
continuous encouragement, supervisor professor, intellectual pursuit: This thesis arose, in part, out of years of research that has been done since I came to 000 University. By that time, I have worked with a group of people whose contribution in assorted ways to the research and the making of the thesis deserve special mention....

Business & Technical Writing: Please help edit this paper..., horrible job, unprofessionalism
horrible job, unprofessionalism, eeoc: Dear Katria, I am sorry. I misread your request and didn t realize you wanted the information you provided put into a letter for an EEOC claim. I apologized for giving you a response that wasn t helpful or on point. Unfortunately, I am leaving town...

Business & Technical Writing: Sentence Construction, return checks, sentence construction
return checks, sentence construction: Dear Melba: Inquire of management. If you inquire with management, that means you and management need to know how to handle return checks. Perhaps, you & management have an expert in the process. When you inquire of management, however, they have...

Business & Technical Writing: Technical/Business Writing, jay conrad levinson, entrepreneur success
jay conrad levinson, entrepreneur success, prospective clients: Thank you for writing to AllExperts.com. Your question generates books of answers, for it is lengthy and detailed. I will point you in the right direction to get you started. 1. READ. (Entrepreneur, Black Entrepreneur, Success, sales [magazines]). 2. Prepare...

Business & Technical Writing: Business/Trade Journal - Awards?, business trade magazines, judge richard posner
business trade magazines, judge richard posner, david warsh: Thanks for your most interesting question, Chris. I m not aware of any annual awards for business writing. The only awards I know of are Pulitzers, which are not confined to business. Obviously, there s a gaping hole in the awards market, isn t there? :-)...

Business & Technical Writing: Key words, Questions Marked Private
Questions Marked Private: Read this, please, Ray: www.allexperts.com/ep/2301-84697/Economics/Warren-D-Miller.htm. I don t respond to questions marked Private. The economics are lousy because I set myself up to answer the same question(s) a bazillion times from different people. As...

Business & Technical Writing: Making price inquiries, price inquiries, business writing
price inquiries, business writing, subtle ways: Thank you, John. Three more questions: In your original query, were the two paragraphs in the same context or in different ones? In the second, you referred to formal negotiation or business writing. Why? Finally, for what class or classes are...

Business & Technical Writing: making price inquiries, countless variations, price inquiries
countless variations, price inquiries, richard dean: Hi, John: The best way to inquire about things like this is to use alternative words that are less rough as you put it, and that deliver the same message. For example, you might say, What sort of budget should I plan on when considering this service?...

Business & Technical Writing: making price inquiry, price inquiry, subtle ways
price inquiry, subtle ways, business writing: I would simply ask How much is this? I can t think why anyone would find this offensive. It does not seem too rough to me, and I can t think why you would want to be anything less than perfectly clear about what information you need. Hope this helps...

Business & Technical Writing: How to make price inquiry?, polite phrases, price inquiry
polite phrases, price inquiry, critical element: John, If you are too indirect, the person may not answer your question, but you can use a few polite phrases. Because I have a limited budget, will you provide an estimate of the costs before I sign the agreement? I need to prepare a cost benefits...

Business & Technical Writing: reply, cell phone provider, price inquiry
cell phone provider, price inquiry, john thanks: Hi John, Thanks for responding again. Okay - no homework. ;-) This might be a difficult question for me to answer because I usually cut to the chase. If a salesperson calls me, I might make an appointment because I know how important the sales call is....

Business & Technical Writing: Pleas help me to correct these sentences, leap of faith, bogert
leap of faith, bogert, damaged goods: Hi John, I am happy to help. I don t know what you mean by ...incurable amount.., so I m taking a leap of faith that my answer will give you want you need. The recently ordered furniture from supplier _________________ arrived in a damaged condition....

Business & Technical Writing: Technical writing as a Career, society for technical communication, career question
society for technical communication, career question, american red cross: Bhawna, Do you think that I should not hope for a bright future in technical writing because of being non-technical. I don t think you should give up. If you acknowledge, however, that finding a job may be challenging, you may reconsider some of your...

Business & Technical Writing: WRITING, american journal of clinical nutrition, journal of clinical nutrition
american journal of clinical nutrition, journal of clinical nutrition, 3 fatty acids: Jane, APA reference requires the following items: Last name, First initial. (date of publication). Title of work. Location of publisher, publisher name p. or pp. Last name, First initial. (date of publication). Title of article. Title of Periodical...

Business & Technical Writing: WRITING, american journal of clinical nutrition, journal of clinical nutrition
american journal of clinical nutrition, journal of clinical nutrition, 3 fatty acids: The article by Connor was published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. The rest of the information gives the specific issue of that journal. It was published in the year 2000, but since I do not know its conventions regarding how often it publishes,...

Business & Technical Writing: WRITING, respiratory distress syndrome, acute respiratory distress syndrome
respiratory distress syndrome, acute respiratory distress syndrome, acute respiratory distress: Dear Jane-- I am sorry to be so long in replying to your question. It turned out to be one heckuva lot more complicated than I first thought. I m still working on your first question. As to your second, here is how I would cite the paper: Singer,...

Business & Technical Writing: WRITING, chicago manual style, 3 fatty acids
chicago manual style, 3 fatty acids, homework question: Dear Jane: Thank you for writing AllExperts. First, it looks like you submitted a homework question. Second, the best advice I can give you: Follow your instructor s guidelines. You will probably need to use one of the following style guides: APA, MLA,...

Business & Technical Writing: acting as a business agent, business agent, financial institutions
business agent, financial institutions, lending institution: And your question is? On second thought, don t bother. It doesn t matter. I don t write letters anyway. Get some experience first. Go to work for a bank, other lending institution, or collection agency and learn how to do what you want to do. The rest...

Business & Technical Writing: Dates, homework question, confusion
homework question, confusion, reply: Dear Patricia, I m not sure whether this is a homework question, but here is my reply. Be careful of using the slash method. People from other countries write the day first and then the month. Although your example identifies month and date, what if...

Business & Technical Writing: Wonder and ever made, dear alice, bogert
dear alice, bogert, setting goals: Hi Marcelo, I m happy to decode the meanings for you. The writer is saying that when he first started trading, he did not do the things one is supposed to do to maximize success, like setting goals and defining what was needed to meet those goals. In...

Business & Technical Writing: New Account, word relationship, stock brokerage
word relationship, stock brokerage, brokerage company: Johann, Yours is an interesting question. What you are trying to find is the right word for the client s by-in to your product. The word you are searching to find is the benefit in the person s investment. In marketing, it s not the steak you are selling,...

Business & Technical Writing: New Account, definition of prosperity, stock brokerage
definition of prosperity, stock brokerage, word relationship: It s all a matter of style, Johann. But, in your case, I think it s also a matter of client expectations. For one thing, anyone whose portfolio has lost 40-50% in the last year is NOT going to believe the word prosperity. For another, using prosperity...

Business & Technical Writing: possessive, proper noun, possessive form
proper noun, possessive form, preference: Kelley, I see no reason to use the possessive form of the company s name. It s a proper noun like any other. The opinion of ABC sounds very formal and a bit outdated. However, it really comes down to preference. Either one is correct. I hope...

Business & Technical Writing: Technical Writing !!, interactive voice response, ivr systems
interactive voice response, ivr systems, writing skill: Dear Ricky, One cannot answer the question in this limited space. If you want some reference guides to perfect American writing, I sell four guides: Parts of Speech, Punctuation, Sentences, and Paragraphs. These would be excellent for you, give you practice...

Business & Technical Writing: Writing., writing, reword
writing, reword, report: Hi Lucy, I am not sure of the context of this passage, so I will guess as to how it needs to be structured. This is how you might change it: Test Report: A full end-to-end run has been completed. Initially, there were minor problems with the registration...

Business & Technical Writing: Need to take advice on technical writing, unpaid volunteer, leslie hope
unpaid volunteer, leslie hope, technical writing: Bhawna, Sorry to learn that the tech writing job did not last. I am sure you are frustrated. The need for grant writers is great. I have a friend who writes grants, and although it is not his favorite work, he is always working. Successful grant writers...

Business & Technical Writing: Family names plus s, keep up with the joneses, chinese surname
keep up with the joneses, chinese surname, li family: John, I think I can help you here, but I m not qualified to speak about Chinese. I have enough challenges with the English language, believe me. First, an apostrophe NEVER forms a plural. Never, never, never. So let s put that one to bed first. Apostrophes...

Business & Technical Writing: the + family name + s, chinese surname, headline style
chinese surname, headline style, li family: Apostrophes are properly used to make possessives. But this is something that has become much confused, thanks largely to the New York Times mistaken decision to use apostrophes to pluralize acronyms and numbers to accommodate its all-cap headline style....

Business & Technical Writing: the + family name + s, chinese surname, proper noun
chinese surname, proper noun, li family: John, The only time you use an apostrophe with a proper noun is to show possession. Of course, it does get confusing when the surname or the plural form ends in s. Let s look at a couple of examples: We visited the Obamas house - plural - the...

Business & Technical Writing: Numbers in business/technical writing, arabic numeral, arabic numerals
arabic numeral, arabic numerals, twenty five years: Brenda, You are going to get just one more opinion from me. As you noted, most editors go round and round on this topic. You can submit questions on form to the editors of the Chicago Style Manual (CSM) http://www.chicagomanualofstyle.org/home.html who...

Business & Technical Writing: Signature block when name is on letterhead, signature block, chicago manual of style 15th edition
signature block, chicago manual of style 15th edition, personal preference: Hi, Rebecca-- Well, I know that I answered this question yesterday, but it s still here, so let me try again. That happened once before on AllExpers.com. Not your fault, of course, and I m sorry my reply is delayed an additional day. I consulted my go-to...

Business & Technical Writing: trademarks, trademark US Canada
trademark US Canada: Hi Steve, I did a little research and it appears that trademark and registration usage is very similar between Canada and the US, so you should be OK using this advice, but may want to confirm with the Canadian Patent and Trademark Office or the US Patent...

Business & Technical Writing: Q, interpreter and translator, master sergeant
interpreter and translator, master sergeant, first cav: Hi Sam, This is a pretty delicate situation that you describe, and my suggestion to you is to take out anything accusing the person you were having the problem with of anything. Just tell your side of the story so that it is documented, and let others determine...

Business & Technical Writing: Writing Style, bad habit, m 65
bad habit, m 65, technical documents: Hi, Walter-- Thank you for your question, and thank you for using AllExperts.com. I can help you, but I need a little help from you first, if you don t mind. 1. Would you please supply me with the full sentence that contains the phrase The reader, etc....

Business & Technical Writing: Proofreader certification, Proofreading, Education vs. Training
Proofreading, Education vs. Training, Caveats About: Dear Jerry-- First things first: Please accept my heartfelt and most sincere apology for taking so long to respond to your most interesting question. And I hope you will pass my apology along to your son. I have been traveling incessantly since Sept. 1,...

Business & Technical Writing: Signature block legalities, Alphabet Soup, Inflated Certifications
Alphabet Soup, Inflated Certifications: Thank you, Darrell. That background color is extremely helpful. Let me offer some strong management advice to you and, especially, to her supervisor. Alphabet soup and falsification of credentials is common in America today. There s a clown in my professional...

Business & Technical Writing: signature blocks, lean six sigma, quality designations
lean six sigma, quality designations, accredited certifications: Darrell, You are asking a question about a legal signature. I cannot advise you about the law, especially if the law is in Kuwait. A legal signature is the one on a person s birth certificate or one that has been changed legally. That said, many people...

Business & Technical Writing: meaning of "authentic", traditional italian dishes, authentic italian food
traditional italian dishes, authentic italian food, italy: It means the food is identical to food that might be served in Italy. The dishes are traditional Italian dishes with the same ingredients, preparation methods, and service presentations. That said, of course, the claim may or may not be true. Also, you should...

Business & Technical Writing: meaning of "you get an A for effort", expression, job
expression, job: The A refers to grading in school, where A is the highest grade possible. Getting an A for effort means that the person making the comment knows you worked very hard to complete a difficult task even though you may not have been able to complete the job....

Business & Technical Writing: need advice, valley forge national park, daughter sophia
valley forge national park, daughter sophia, play station 3: John, I do not see the job description. Your first line talks about being an XYZ owner. Since I do know know what XYZ does, I cannot say for sure what your education or experience contributes to the XYZ company. The purpose of these letters is to highlight...

Business & Technical Writing: Professional Help, career counsel
career counsel: Hi, Lilian-- Welcome to America, the world s greatest country. I m delighted that you see it that way, too. And your English is far better than many denizens in the state from which Dorothy and I fled in 1997 - Oklahoma. Good people there, but horrible...

Business & Technical Writing: resume summery statement, target market, spell checker
target market, spell checker, unnecessary words: Some short suggestions, Grady: 1. The summary might begin like this: Seasoned manager with broad experience turning around businesses drowning in red ink. Include what types of businesses (manufacturing, wholesale, etc.) you ve turned around and about...

Business & Technical Writing: writing, technical writing, high school college
technical writing, high school college: Dear Lynn, Thank you for writing AllExperts. I don t know what you mean, How would I use technical writing in school? In what sense? For high school? College? In all of your classes? There s no way to answer this question. Sincerely, Kayly...

Business & Technical Writing: writing, technical writing, social worker
technical writing, social worker: Lynn, Technical writing is used to organize and simplify ideas so others can understand them. Most of your school work hopefully will use those skills. As a social worker, you will need to write reports, which is a form of technical writing. Lesli...

Business & Technical Writing: communication, The Proper Usage of the Word
The Proper Usage of the Word : Ananda, I m sorry this took a few days. I do this for free, and I had two small projects to finish up. Now, to your question, which is a good one. Some corporations and other institutions--newspapers, for instance--have their own internal style guide....

Business & Technical Writing: Usage of the expression "in one lump sum", sum 4, lump sum
sum 4, lump sum, sentences: Dear Glen, I m chuckling at the moment, and I m not sure where to start. Paid in full usually means a. I had a mortgage, paid on it faithfully for 30 years, and now, it s paid in full. b. I paid cash for my house takes cares of all of your other...

Business & Technical Writing: Have you ever "broke / broken" a promise?, english verbs, english verb
english verbs, english verb, conjugation: Broken is correct in each case. You can get the full conjugation of all English verbs from several sites simply by entering a phrase such as conjugate the verb break into one of the search engines. One such site is: http://conjugator.reverso.net/conjugation-english-verb-break.html...

Business & Technical Writing: "corporate" usage - follow up question, public affairs department, secretariat office
public affairs department, secretariat office, question question: Kris, somehow you submitted the identical question to me twice. If I don t reply to both of them, AllExperts.com lands on me with both feet. So consider this a response, albeit a non-substantive one, to you clarification and excellent question. I will respond...

Business & Technical Writing: Letters addressed to two individuals, beloved bride, professional secretary
beloved bride, professional secretary, blue pen: Hi, Victoria-- Great question. Thanks for posting. Print two originals, sign both in blue ink, and send each an original. If you don t do it that way, you risk appearing to snub one party. Much of the business writing process is about common courtesy,...

Business & Technical Writing: Suggestions for report heading?, hp proliant, sales brochure
hp proliant, sales brochure, server series: First, a couple of notes about your writing here. It should be an HP ProLiant BL20p G4 Server, not a HP.... You are going to advise the Office Manager, not advice the.... There are two possibilities for a title depending on whether your recommendation...

Business & Technical Writing: Word this differently with better english? help please!, joe hicks, sales brochure
joe hicks, sales brochure, color prints: Joe, You have clearly stated what you want to do. Your Office Manager may be upset that you have said he does not know the terms, which may bruise his ego.... You could say that you are going to explain the benefits of the features on the Cannon Jet Server...

Business & Technical Writing: Don't act "strange/strangely", grammar question, grammar rule
grammar question, grammar rule, grammar english: Mostly, these words are interchangeable and carry the same meaning in these sentences. But I think that in most instances native speakers would not add the ly. The exception might be normally in teh first sentence. But it s not a matter of grammar. English...

Business & Technical Writing: Grammar question; "lost in a book"?, grammar question, athletic contest
grammar question, athletic contest, beautiful art: Glen, you re giving yourself away when you Copy and Paste to the same posting. That is an insult to me, and I don t appreciate it. It tells me that you are sending the same message to multiple experts. It s kind of like spamming, and I don t appreciate it....

Business & Technical Writing: technical writing, technical writing course, cafeteria line
technical writing course, cafeteria line, singapore china: Lynn, You will find places that need instructions everywhere.... If you have to ask a question on how something is done, then the process/procedure needs instructions. Completing the registration forms, getting a discount on a book. going through...

Business & Technical Writing: application letter, kind reply, unpaid volunteer
kind reply, unpaid volunteer, application letter: You did a GREAT job, Tasneem. Really. From the tone of your initial posting, I wasn t expecting anything nearly that good. So, in hopes of making an excellent draft even better, I am delighted to do a little smoothing in a few places and fill in a missing...

Business & Technical Writing: Business Name in Signature Block, creating a signature, signature block
creating a signature, signature block, complimentary close: Yes, Mickey, you are dead-on: Company name, usually in all-caps or small caps, signature block, individual s name, and title. If the document is a legal one--e.g., a contract of some kind, then the date is also there (alongside the title, not below it). ...

Business & Technical Writing: copy editing business, start earning money, copy editing
start earning money, copy editing, mr miller: Dear Cindy-- First, I sincerely apologize for not replying sooner to your post. I am traveling, but I forgot to set the vacation setting on AllExperts.com - that prevents folks from sending me questions while I m away. Won t be home until tomorrow night....

Business & Technical Writing: Simple grammer (vocabulary?) question from an ESL person., subjective complement, object of the preposition
subjective complement, object of the preposition, rules of grammar: Igor, You will be pleased to know that the syntax of English and Russian are surprisingly similar. Your Russian rules of grammar often apply to English rules of grammar. The two programs are compatible because they are two different... If you...

Business & Technical Writing: Writers Block, common app, unique college
common app, unique college, sample essays: I don t answer questions marked Private. To do so would set me up to answer the same questikon many times over. Since I don t get paid to do this, I d be pretty dumb to answer such questions. Therefore, I have marked this Public. There is no such thing...

Business & Technical Writing: business communications, barack obama, question changes
barack obama, question changes, leadership style: Mary, I want to help, but I will not do this for you. You just have to start. Let s say your answer to the first question is Yes. How would you then respond to question #2: If so, how? Then answer the first question No, and see how your answer to...

Business & Technical Writing: Credit card interest in Bahrain, platinum credit card, credit card interest
platinum credit card, credit card interest, satisfactory response: John, I wish I could help you, but I do not know how consumer finance is handled in Bahrain. I just read that it is a mix of sharia law and components of British civil law. So I m out of my league there. However, I do think your letter expresses your question...

Business & Technical Writing: report writing skills, senseless conflict, semister
senseless conflict, semister, examples of bias: Biased language is any language that shows bias for or against some group or identity simply because of its identity. Examples of such bias might be the assumption that one group is superior to another group. The assumptions that Muslims are inherently superior...

Business & Technical Writing: Technical Writing, writing skill, creative writer
writing skill, creative writer, conversant: Dear Benny, Thank you for writing AllExperts.com. Your questions somewhat baffle me. You see, you mention that you are a creative writer student. Honestly, I do not see a creative writing skill. Perhaps, though, your natural tongue is not English. I am...

Business & Technical Writing: technical writers, technology gadgets, silly question
technology gadgets, silly question, technical writers: Dear Danielle, It s not a silly question, and I answer this with a smile. :-} You do not have to be techno-whiz. You will need to know a few programs, however; I strongly urge you to gain experience in the following codes and programs. 1. XHTML &...

Business & Technical Writing: Collaborative writing platforms ?, uncontrolled document, collaborative writing
uncontrolled document, collaborative writing, archive system: Dear Gareth, I ponder as I write. I m not sure of a program that will do what you want, but I ll tell you what comes to mind. In order to see and alter documents, you will need a good archive system. 1. Always conduct a Save As..., Never just an...

Business & Technical Writing: Collaborative writing platforms ?, collaborative writing, source one
collaborative writing, source one, different color: Gareth, I do not use Open Source. However, several people I know do use it, and it functions like Microsoft s Word. I am told that my comments in Word are clearly viewed in Open Source. One of the tools in Word that I have used is the Reviewing tool....

Business & Technical Writing: long-term care?, compound adjectives, adverbs
compound adjectives, adverbs, self concept: Compound adjectives are an ambiguous area in English. I hyphenate long-term care . But note that if the care is long term (the description is in the predicate), it is not a compound adjective. What is more, this is one of the areas in which the language evolves...

Business & Technical Writing: tor?, pr materials, fund staff
pr materials, fund staff, team assignment: Dear Jamie, Thank you for writing to AllExperts. Terms of Reference refers to a document (page or two) that explains the project. Purpose (of project, group, team, assignment). It may define the scope, objectives, and scope. Structure and Accountability...

Business & Technical Writing: Related numbers, literary offerings, numbers and words
literary offerings, numbers and words, mixed numbers: Holly, This question frequently comes up. The answer depends on the style manual you are using. For example, APA says anything under the number 10 (one to nine)is spelled out. Over 10, the writer can use the Arabic numerals. MLA however insists that all...

Business & Technical Writing: capitalisation, common noun, grammar rules
common noun, grammar rules, human consciousness: Once the concept for the terms is introduced and defined in the essay, it is neither necessary nor desirable to keep on explaining it. Unless you are the translator, I would go with whatever term for reference framework the author or translator used in...

Business & Technical Writing: Case Study :: How to Proofread like a Pro : Tips for creating the Perfect Document, word processing department, improper capitalization
word processing department, improper capitalization, grammar punctuation: I assume you want me to correct this sentence. Application of these methods in stores in San Diego and Cincinnati have resulted in a 30 percent drop in robberies and a 50 percent decline in violence according to the developers of the security system,...

Business & Technical Writing: grammar, Numbers - when to use them and when to spell them out
Numbers - when to use them and when to spell them out: That s a great question, Kelly, and I m delighted you asked it. As I always do on these kinds of queries, I first consulted my Chicago Manual of Style (16th ed.), a.k.a. CMS16. I m going to quote a number of sections of it. Section 9.2: CHICAGO S GENERAL...

Business & Technical Writing: grammar, american psychological association, military time
american psychological association, military time, school style: Don, You should check the company or school style manual for the final word on the correct format for your organization. American Psychological Association (APA) give the following as the correct format. 6:00 a.m. If you use military time (a 24 hour...

Business & Technical Writing: Business / Formal Letters and Content Writing, proposal letter, presentation proposal
proposal letter, presentation proposal, formal letters: Dear Mohammed, You need to hire someone who can write. I might be able to help with this, but as it is a big project there would be a fee. I cannot estimate how much without knowing more. If you would like to proceed, email me at this address. dan@wordsmithofaustin.com...

Business & Technical Writing: Business / Formal Letters and Content Writing, proposal letter, presentation proposal
proposal letter, presentation proposal, public relations professionals: Mohammed, I would suggest you hire someone to help you with your project. Presenting your company well is an important element of success. Getting someone who can present what you do on your website requires different skills from someone who writes...