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FREECEN - I need help! #2

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}((((*> Jeanette The Haddock <*)))){

}((((*> Jeanette The Haddock <*)))){ Report 16 Mar 2005 09:26

Morning Kim, You're at it bright and early! lol. I just finished a piece yesterday (yipee!) so I'll be sending it off today. Right, you're ED number. When you first put your disc in you will have an index type thing down the left hand side. If you click on where it says 'Description Page' prior to the piece you are transcribing it shows you a few pages such as the example page, summary page etc first. The ED number is on the very first of those pages where it says Description of Enumeration District. Folio numbers are the numbers that appear in bold on the top right hand corner on every other page. Each folio number covers two pages. Jeanette x


Kim Report 16 Mar 2005 09:49

Hi Jeanette, Thanks for that. Kim

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}((((*> Jeanette The Haddock <*)))){ Report 17 Mar 2005 12:28

Hi Marie, I've never come across that one before! lol. What about the other icons? Are they all opening ok? Jeanette x

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}((((*> Jeanette The Haddock <*)))){ Report 17 Mar 2005 12:40

Ok. Well Censdemo isn't that important but you are going to need Blank. I would try deleting them and download them again. If you still have the same problem, contact your co-ordinator. Sorry I can't be of more help Marie. Jeanette x


Stephen Report 17 Mar 2005 16:16

Ok So I've completed the first enumeration district, do I send this one off, or do I wait until I've done the entire CD? (and do we still have to get it onto a floppy?) Cheers Steve

}((((*> Jeanette The Haddock <*)))){

}((((*> Jeanette The Haddock <*)))){ Report 17 Mar 2005 16:27

Crikey Steve! You've been giving it some welly! lol Didn't your co-ordinator ask you to do them a sample first for them to check? They usually like to make sure you're doing it right (not that you aren't of course!). We usually send it off when we've done the whole cd. It's usually a good idea to back it up either onto floppy or cd every now and again just incase of computer cock-ups! Jeanette x


Stephen Report 17 Mar 2005 16:29

heh....a sample wasn't mentioned, so I've probably done the whole thing wrong! I'll email this ed to carol as a sample, then she can confirm that I'm doing something useful! Thanks for the reply Jeannette Steve


Jack Report 17 Mar 2005 23:56

Glad to read about your problem in opening the blank, Marie. The same thing is happening with me too. I've tried to download it several times and it's the same problem every time. Any ideas, anyone? Jack

}((((*> Jeanette The Haddock <*)))){

}((((*> Jeanette The Haddock <*)))){ Report 18 Mar 2005 10:28

Hi Jack, I can only suggest contacting your co-ordinator as there may be a problem with the site. I'll drop a line to Carol too and see what she says. Jeanette x

Ann L from Darlo

Ann L from Darlo Report 18 Mar 2005 10:38

RE problem's I have found it easier sometimes to ring Carol,or she will ring you back as she has a little girl and it's easier to get hold of her after 9pm. Good luck Ann


Jack Report 18 Mar 2005 12:15

By Jove, I think I've got it! By downloading it for the nth time, reading the Excel help page about csv files and a lot of jiggery pokery, I seem to have got it to work. Fingers crossed! Marie, if you want to know what I did, drop me a line. Jack

Ann L from Darlo

Ann L from Darlo Report 18 Mar 2005 12:38

Jack That's good, glad you are up and running, it's not too bad when you have done a few pages.


GlitterBaby Report 18 Mar 2005 17:11

Hi everybody. Got my disk this morning. Been busy reading about some of the problems and thanks for all your tips. Now off to download and then read everything I can before starting. Fingers crossed that it makes sense. If you hear a scream later it was only me. Maureen

}((((*> Jeanette The Haddock <*)))){

}((((*> Jeanette The Haddock <*)))){ Report 18 Mar 2005 18:10

Can't here anything yet Maureen! lol


GlitterBaby Report 18 Mar 2005 18:54

Jeanette. Not started yet but listen out tomorrow about mid- morning. I think it will be one of those things that fall into place when you start. Only had a quick look at demo. I presume it is okay to format columns on spreadsheet to autofit selection? Maureen

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}((((*> Jeanette The Haddock <*)))){ Report 18 Mar 2005 19:31

I'll put my ear plugs in tomorrow then! lol. No, you are right, it's dead easy when you get into it. When you open Blank in your spreadsheet choose Best Fit Jeanette x


GlitterBaby Report 18 Mar 2005 23:40

Jeanette and guys got a really daft question. Printed off all the instructions and should be alright once I get going. BUT did not realise that the disk would open in Internet Explorer. Is that right? Never had a disk do that before. Maureen

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}((((*> Jeanette The Haddock <*)))){ Report 18 Mar 2005 23:51

Maureen My computer is permenantly connected to the internet. But it wasn't when I first started transcribing and I'm sure I could work offline then. Perhaps you could send Carol a query as she will be able to get in touch with the guy that does the discs. Jeanette x


Linda Report 19 Mar 2005 00:56



GlitterBaby Report 19 Mar 2005 09:35

Jeanette. Thanks for the answer. I have to work offline as limited on my hours. Maureen