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Version Location Description Submitted By Date Submitted Date Corrected
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Page 2
Second full paragraph, second sentence.

Text reads "you can uncheck the..." Should be: "you can check the.."

Anonymous   
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Page 56
code at page bottom

Two errors and one note: In for loop: 1. System.PrivateProfileString( ,_ ' Should not have the " ," only the "_" 2. FileName:="c:windowsmru.ini" not "d:" as in code Note: On Windows 2000 systems, it should be "c:winnt" not "c:windowms"

Anonymous   
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Page 149
Last paragraph

...the function replaces underscores with spaces. should be: ...the function replaces spaces with underscores.

Anonymous   
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Page 244
Last 2 code snipplet in the bottom

."} in the end is unnecessary.

Anonymous   
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Page 245
1st code

One closing brace in the end is unnecessary.

Anonymous   
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Page 246
Field example beginning with "{ QUOTE"

{ QUOTE { ASK "Enter a Number" MyNum } { =MyNum^2 } } should be { QUOTE { ASK MyNum "Enter a Number" } { =MyNum^2 } }

Anonymous   
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Page 251-252
Field examples in Hack 72

{=SUM {Table1 A1}} should be {=SUM (Table1 A1)} {=SUM{Table1 D:D)/2} should be {=SUM(Table1 D:D)/2}

Anonymous   
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Page 253
end of first paragraph

The last sentence of the paragraph is incomplete. It says: '... used in a field would tell '

Anonymous   
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Page 291
HelloFromExcel macro

doc.Range.Style = wdHeading1 should be doc.Range.Style = wdStyleHeading1

Anonymous   
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Page 339
Code snipplet beginning with <xsl:template

xsl:copy-of select="aml:content"/*"/> should be <xsl:copy-of select="aml:content"/*"/>

Anonymous