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mikecox

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  1. It looks like my Browser Notifications were disabled. Thanks
  2. I tried to post on New Members but didn't see to option on the Create New list, so I'll most it here. I am not getting notifications even though I set it up with my email address.
  3. I didn't address the question because I felt the simplest option was to paste, arguably not the best choice but the one I went with. And yes, I would have had to do some reading, but I didn't want to get into the weeks, I just wanted to get the macro working. Again, in hindsight importing might have been the better option. Next time I take that route. Thanks again for your help, it saved the day.
  4. I"m sorry about the quote issue. I did comment regarding my confusion on the matter and that while I have not figured out the + (multiple quotes) option I had figured out how to work around that confusion by using the Quotes icon above to make multiple quotes. The simple "Quote" option is a no brainer but I refer to parse messages that contain multiple points because it makes it easier for those who are reading it and avoids confusion. As I indicated, I usually use HTML code to create multiple quotes but that does not appear to be an option. I will look for the forum tutorial and see if I can learn how that option works. Regarding the attached image. That image was a screenshot showing the data page that displayed when I ran the macro. I'm not sure how else I could have explained what I was getting when I ran the macro, except with a screenshot. What would you have suggested I do instead? Frankly I think if you had examined that shot, carefully, you would have recognized it because it is what you get when you want to see "details" about a webpage. It is not something I understand but it is something I have stumbled onto many times and simply click the "X" to make it go away. I just didn't know what was triggering it. But it's a moot point as, after I rebooted my machine it started working again; go figure. I had decided that if rebooting didn't work I would repaste the code and start over. I sincerely apologize for trying your patients. I made every effort to express myself clearly and concisely; which is why I like to use Multiple Quotes and why I post images; such as the screen shot I included in my post. I don't wish to test the patients of those who are trying to help me here, which is why I try very hard to be clear. Because if my questions are unclear, or poorly stated people will avoid my posts and I don't want that to happen. It is also why I always tick off the icons that show appreciation for the help I get and why I respond to that help with a thank-you. I don't want to appear unappreciative or wear out my welcome.
  5. ps well, it worked for awhile, now I get a lot of data and not clip option. What happened?
  6. Ok, got it. I nee now the code above isn't code its just a text outline? btw I plugged it in and it works
  7. What is "command text" exactly. And can I keep the //comments in the code
  8. Yes, that's exactly what I what. Thanks so much, I will see if I can paste it in, otherwise I will add in manually. I'm still trying to figure out how the Single and multiple Quote options work, at the bottom of the screen. I usually just wrap my quotes in HTML code but that doesn't appear to be an option here. [ok, typing that HTML quote code did created a quote field] But I did just notice the quote icon above so until I sort out the option below I will use that option, with Cut&Paste. Thanks again for the code.
  9. Can you tell me what the email address of this forums notices is? I need to add it to my Do not send to spam filter.
  10. I've checked those settings and my email address and it seem in order, still not getting notices. It may be that I marked it as spam, by mistake. I'll look and see how I remove Spam and allow it. Thanks.
  11. Could you expound a bit on the response. I don't understand it but maybe I should stick with the older version after all?
  12. Thanks, I never got a notification about these responses, which is why I'm so late responding. I have both versions but have never used them until recently. I chose the older verstion simply because I didn't think I needed the bells and whistles associated with the newer version, but now I wonder. I will open the newer version and play with it, now that I understand how the other version works I may find I like the new version better. I tried you path but it didn't work, but I am a real novice so I've probably not set it up right. I just put the path in, thinking it should launch the program .
  13. Thanks for responding. Sorry it's taken so long for me to respond, I never got an email notification 😢 So where would I put the lines you suggest? I added them to the top and REM my command, leaving the Ctrl-N command but I got unexpected results. One was a list of shortcut options and "snippingtool" in the macro name field. I uploaded two images and tried to remove the first one but can't find the option. One other question?Why does MacEx vanish from sight? I couldn't find it on the task bar and it would't open when I clicked its icon. I found it in the Task Manager and ended it. Then I was able to open it.`
  14. I want to create a macro that will open the Snipping Tool in "New" mode. I have the path for the app but none of them work. I haven't tried the .mui file types but it seems to me the .exe ext should work. Maybe I'm not setting it up correctly? Would appreciate it if someone would look at it and tell me what I should do.
  15. Is there any way to get some response to this f/u question? Is it possible for a question to get lost in the shuffle like if someone responds once, forcing it down the list, or has it been looked a lot since my last response and no one has an answer?
  16. This was working moments ago. I've been editing code, and running it, trying to figure out why it won't continue after the Wait command. Then I started getting the Scope error, again. Then the Ctrl-P shortcut stopped working and I started getting the XL editor's 'assigned" shortcut. MacroX had indicated it was not assigned, and, as I indicated, it had been working. So I changed the shortcut, using Ctrl-Alt combinations and none of them worked. I tried to run the other macro with the XL scope and it still works fine. When I run line by line the text no longer appears (but I believe that should be expected) but the Caps Locks switches on then off as I step through the code. I'm not sure how to handle the Wait line as F7 stops when I get to it. But if I Lt click the mouse I get a context menu, which I clear and F7 steps me to the next line. I'm guessing no text will appear in the XL editor when I'm running line by line. How do I test those lines? If I change the scope to a text editor wouldn't I have the same problem? So. 1. Why do I continue to have this Scope problem with the MacroX editor? How do I write a wait option that continues after I enter the set parameter; like a key or mouse click? At this point I plan to create a new macro, with a different shortcut and using this same code, to see if it will run. ps I did that and it ran, but I had the, expected, Wait problem so went in for an edit and got the Scope error again! I have the Scope set to Exel.exe and the XL program is open with the Editor as the active window. Why am I able to edit for a while then not get this error. Except in this case I got the Scope error the first time.
  17. I think it's safe to say that both macros I created with XL as Scope are being triggered because when I press the shortcut keys both macros run, except that one misbehaves, and that's the one I need to look at. I get the same results inside MacroX but I've only just started using MacroX and have little experience running line by line, although I am familiar with the concept have used the F8 step option with XL macros. It just doesn't seem to behave the same way so I may be doing something wrong. I read up on the process in MacroX I considered doing that but it wouldn't answer the question as to why it stopped allowing me to Edit the macro with the XL scope set. I'd was also about to simply delete the macro and create a new one when I clicked the edit option and it opened in Edit mode! Don't know what happened to cause that. Bottom line, I guess I'll never know why it was getting the error but if it happens again I let you know. Thanks for your help with this.
  18. I've created a couple of macros with EXCEL.EXE set as the scope. One of the macros is working but the other one is misbehaving so I decided to edit it. I went to the offending macro and clicked the edit tab and got "The program must be on top". But the program is on top. The only thing I've done recently is move the program file from the desktop to a subfolder in My Documents. could that be causing this? I actually moved it back after this error message but that didn't stop the error.
  19. Sorry about the confusion. The license is spectific for the portable version; which is why it wouldn't work the first time. The file I dl didn't specify "portable"; so it didn't come with the portable instructions and installed on the HHD by default. Later, when I went back the Portable version was listed, so I deleted the version I'd installed, and followed the instructions provided with the portable file; which was to copy the file directly to the thumb drive.
  20. Not sure I follow you. I bought the portable version, assuming that it ran the same on the flash drive as it does on my computer's HHD. I have two computers and since the program can only be installed on one I opted for the Portable version. The question that occurs to me now is that my new computer; a high end laptop, is running Win8 while my desktop top is running a 64 bit version of WIn7. Will there be a compatibility problem with the macro's I create on one and run on the other? Or should I create separate macros to run on each machine?
  21. Not certain about that; see my post to Cory. I initially installed the program on my HHD and the key produced an; "invalid" message. Not until I dl'd the program file onto my flash drive,and installed it there, did the key work.
  22. Thanks, I'll bookmark that link for future reference. I figured the answer out. Turns out there is a specific Portable dl link, which explains that the program must be installed, and run, on the thumb drive. The question now is; can I remove the dl'd program file, once the program has been installed in it's own folder? http://www.pixentral.com/show.php?picture=1RiZ3HlF50nbtix2JoVy3hWjIbzwiL
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