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post #1 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-11-2008, 03:19 PM Thread Starter
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Any MS Excel Gurus?

I'm trying to figure something out in Excel.

I have a database with about 7 colums and unlimited rows.

Each Row will be assigned to a certain job # here at our company, and there will be info in each cell pertaining to that job.

What we want to be able to do is insert a 'notes' area that is normally hidden, but can be activated when desired. I know about the comments function, but I am looking for actual cells that can be activated, and not a comment box.

In other words, if I have one job # that I want to leave a comment for, I want to click on that job number, and have a few rows open up beneath it that are empty and allow me to type notes in them.

Is this possible?

The comments function will work, but it is a little tedious because you have to active it with a right click, edit comment, hide comment, etc. I'd like to be able to just mouse over and start typing.

Any help is appreciated.
Any other suggestions are also useful!


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post #2 of 2 (permalink) Old 01-11-2008, 03:24 PM
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How about just hiding the cells? Just highlight the column you want hidden, then right click in the column and click "hide"
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