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Q: Solved: Firefox address bar autocomplete

Win XP Pro SP2
Firefox 1.0.7

address bar autocomplete is "on". I want to disable this "feature".

FF > tools > options > privacy > "save information . . " is unchecked

2. userChrome.css
This file sets the display rules for various elements in the Firefox user interface and is located in the sub-folder called chrome in your profile folder. As with user.js, this file does not exist by default, so you need to create it before you can start adding your preferences. There's actually an example file that exists by default, called userChrome-example.css. Basically, you can just rename that file by removing the -example part

I created userchrome.css, as above & added
/* Hide auto-complete in address bar */
#PopupAutoComplete, .autocomplete-tree { visibility: hidden !important;
display: none !important; }

/* Remove arrow from Address bar */
.autocomplete-history-dropmarker { display: none !important; }

My userchrome.css contents:
* Edit this file and copy it as userChrome.css into your
* profile-directory/chrome/

/* Hide auto-complete in address bar */
#PopupAutoComplete, .autocomplete-tree { visibility: hidden !important;display: none !important; }

/* Remove arrow from Address bar */
.autocomplete-history-dropmarker { display: none !important; }

* This file can be used to customize the look of Mozilla's user interface
* You should consider using !important on rules which you want to
* override default settings.

* Do not remove the @namespace line -- it's required for correct functioning
@namespace url("http://www.mozilla.org/keymaster/gatekeeper/there.is.only.xul"); /* set default namespace to XUL */
* Some possible accessibility enhancements:
* Make all the default font sizes 20 pt:
* * {
* font-size: 20pt !important
* }
* Make menu items in particular 15 pt instead of the default size:
* menupopup > * {
* font-size: 15pt !important
* }
* Give the Location (URL) Bar a fixed-width font
* #urlbar {
* font-family: monospace !important;
* }

* Eliminate the throbber and its annoying movement:
* #throbber-box {
* display: none !important;
* }

* For more examples see http://www.mozilla.org/unix/customizing.html

What do I need to do?
Thanks for your help.


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I have installed Firefox 3.1.10 and when I type www. into the address bar a dropdown list appears with previously visited sites. How can I delete this and disable it.

A:Solved: Autocomplete in Firefox

Hi xblackrat,
Apparently in Firefox 3 autocomplete is an automatic feature that cannot be turned off, however you can delete stored autocomplete entries so that the autocomplete list does not drop down. Check out the following link -> Firefox Autocomplete Info

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I'm not sure this is the right forum for this.

Well, that's the problem. It had been working fine. I have Windows xp Home. In Firefox Options>Security I have a check for Remember passwords for sites. In the Privacy tab I have a check for Ask me before clearing private data. Is there some place else I should check? How can I get it to work again? Thanks, grandpaw

A:Solved: Firefox AutoComplete quit working

When you go to Options > Privacy tab > Settings, make sure the box is not checked next to Saved Passwords.

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I am using Windows XP with Internet Explorer 6.0. on a new computer. Concurrent with initial use of this computer, the autocomplete feature in the address line of my email programs (Hotmail, Yahoo) stopped functioning. This also occurrs when using the Opera 7.0 browser. Autocomplete works in the Address Line, and the browser offers to (and does) remember login name(s) and password(s). Can you tell me how to recover the feature of autocomplete in the email address lines?

A:Autocomplete in address line

Open Outlook Express and go to Tools > Options and click the Send tab, see if you see anything like automatically complete email addresses.
It's in OE 5.5, not sure about OE 6, not booted to that partition now.

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does anyone know a way to copy or export outlook autocomplete email address's (the address comes up automatically as you type the first few letters) form a computer with xp with outlook 2003 to a windows 7 computer with outlook 2003? thanks

A:Outlook autocomplete email address's

NK2.info is a small utility to view and export the contents of an Outlook auto complete file

NK2.info Project

Or just do a search in start *.nk2

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I have just upgraded from Win XP Pro to Windows 7 Pro
I reinstalled my MS Office 2007 and backed up and restored my data, however my autocomplete of email addresses is no longer is there any way to retrieve those and restore to my new computer


A:Coping the autocomplete email address

I believe you are referring to the .NK2 file.

In XP, it is stored here:

drive:\Documents and Settings\<user>\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook\<profile name>.NK2

and in Win7:

drive:\Users\<user>\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Outlook\<profile name>.NK2

I believe it should just be a straight copy and paste job. Although you may have to start outlook using the following Run command:

outlook.exe /importnk2

I have only copied over NK2 files from '07 to '10 and you are required to start outlook like that for it add your NK2.

NOTE: If your profile name has changed (by default I believe it is 'Outlook' but I may be wrong) change the name of the NK2 to that of your profile.

To check your profile name, go to control panel, mail and then show profile and it should come up there.

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Anyone know how to do this? I have one misspelled address that I keep selecting over and over again, driving me nuts...

A:Clear email address from autocomplete on Mail app?

Originally Posted by svassh

Anyone know how to do this? I have one misspelled address that I keep selecting over and over again, driving me nuts...

Which mail application?
Post screen shot if you please.

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I am running windows vista basic and internet explorer 8. I have tried multiple times to clear my browsing history using both the "safety" and "tools" drop down menu in internet explorer. The history under the "favorites" icon clears, but the history and autocomplete in the address bar does not unfortunately delete. I have tried to delete each item in the address bar separately, but every time I load internet explorer, the history is still there. I have tried to reset the internet explorer settings under the advanced tab, and I have also tried to reset the history under "control panels." I have tried to delete the autocomplete history under the content tab and the sites remain. I tried running CCleaner and am still having the same problem. The history is cleared, but the address bar with autocomplete stills shows the browsing history. I have run multiple antivirus and malware scans on my computer using AdAware, superantispyware, defender, symantec, and malware bytes. The only thing that came up was superantispyware detected "rootkit.agent/gen_local." I deleted this from my system yet the problem remains. I have also tried to go under the registry HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\microsoft\internet explorer\typed URLs but no files show up to delete individually. Any thoughts? Thanks

A:internet explorer 8 autocomplete address bar history not clearing

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I’m having a problem with Firefox’s autocomplete function in Google.

For Google I use Google.com//webhp?complete=0&hl=en.
This turns off Google’s automatic query & fill function, and then lets me use the autocomplete of searches I've done before.

But it stopped working yesterday for no apparent reason. Maybe I accidentally hit a certain key, I don’t know. And it will not remember any new search words that I enter either.

But if I use Firefox’s Help > Firefox Help and start entering a word in it’s search box, my previous searches show up. And it will remember new search words that I enter. IOW my data is still on the PC, just not accessible via Google like it was.

When previously transferring programs & files to a new computer I found the autocomplete form data stored in a Firefox profile file named Formhistory.sqlite. And this file is still there.

All the settings in Firefox appear to be correct. Again, autocomplete still works in Firefox Help but stopped working in Google.

Any idea how to get it working again?

A:Firefox Autocomplete

I'm having the same problem on chrome. The only thing I can imagine is that Google changed something again. I hope there's a workaround again though as that's how I get to most of the sites I go to.

(Yes I know it'd probably be easier to bookmark everything or start typing the url, but I'm more comfortable with typing in the first few letters of my favorite sites, clicking the autocomplete and hitting "I'm feeling lucky")

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I have a firefox autocomplete ? it can remember what you've entered in forms on web pages, also known as text fields. After you've entered something into a form on a web page (such as a search box), the next time you visit that page, your previous entry will be available to re-use

Where do I delete everything in forms on web pages, also known as text fields. dose this inclue save passwords will be deleted also ? get back to me please

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This may belong in the other software forum and if so I appologize but I was wondering if there was a way to access the information firefox stores for auto complete for forms. I know theres a way to view saved passwords through the tools>options menu, is there such an option or perhaps a settings file that would let me do the same for all the auto complete data?

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In IE 6 I could set my AutoComplete not to track/keep my URLs in the Address Box. I can't seem to find that option in Firefox. I prefer not to keep the history in the Firefox Location bar.

A:Firefox AutoComplete process?

Tools>>Options>>Privacy>>Saved Form Information

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To turn on inline autocomplete in the Firefox web browser...

1. Enter about:config in the URL field
2. Right-click on the page and create a new Boolean value
3. Enter browser.urlbar.autoFill as the preference name (note, case-sensitive: 'F', not 'f')
4. Set the value to true

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The only thing I want autocomplete set on is for my address bar and for usernames and passwords. I don't want it with search bars and things like that. Is this possible to customize it this exact?

A:Is there a way in Firefox to set to only use autocomplete with logins?

Sorry, the Saved Forms tab of Firefox Options says:
Save information I enter in forms and the Search Bar.

-- Tom

P.S. You should visit Firefox support and post a question to see if there is an extension that does what you want.

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To turn on inline autocomplete in the Firefox web browser...

1. Enter about:config in the URL field
2. Right-click on the page and create a new Boolean value
3. Enter browser.urlbar.autoFill as the preference name (note, case-sensitive: 'F', not 'f')
4. Set the value to true

A:How to turn on AutoComplete in FireFox

mine did it on default .....

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hi guys
i have firefox 16.0.2
and i want that when i am typing the name of a site that is in my history of browser , the address bar does not complete the addrees but show the adddresses of history below that.
when i turn of autocomplete from privacy , it does not appear any suggetion for domains.i want that just delete autocompletion in address bar

A:turn of autocomplete in firefox

Navigate to options>'Privacy' (the tab)
On the bottom in the dropdown, select 'nothing'

That's obviously not what you are looking for. Instead, you can delete the suggestions by deleting your history. You can also configure by the option above to only use your history or your favourites.

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Have been researching Firefox for needed improvements and this is two of them
the third is adding more speed to the browser. http://autofill.mozdev.org/

To turn on inline autocomplete in the Firefox web browser...

1. Enter about:config in the URL field
2. Right-click on the page and create a new Boolean value
3. Enter browser.urlbar.autoFill as the preference name (note, case-sensitive: 'F', not 'f')
4. Set the value to true

The speed thing gets it very near DSL, I'm running it on this computer.
Will post it later.

A:Found a Autofill, Autocomplete for Firefox


Hi Dr Dave,

I used your advice of speeding up Firefox--it worked, as they say, like a charm. Thank you very much. Not long ago I discovered this browser and fell in love with it. You obviously also use Firefox. Thus you are the guy to ask about the following problem: I'm unable to download anything using this browser because it, in a grip of paranoia, blocks all downloads. So far I haven't found any way to fix the problem. I will appreciate your help.



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I have a firefox autocomplete ? it can remember what you've entered in forms on web pages, also known as text fields. After you've entered something into a form on a web page (such as a search box), the next time you visit that page, your previous entry will be available to re-use

Where do I delete everything in forms on web pages, also known as text fields. dose this inclue save passwords will be deleted also ? get back to me please

A:firefox autocomplete? (Moved from Windows 10)

Here you go:

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Steps to reproduce:

1. Create a basic form with an input element for email
2. Add autocomplete attribute with value "email" and name attribute with some random value (not email).
3. When filling this form, autocomplete doesn't work(no previously used values of emails are listed).

Actual results:

No previously filled values of email are listed even though we have provided autocomplete attribute as email.

Expected results:

Previously used values of emails should have been listed as we have provided the autocomplete attribute as email.

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How do I do this? I am using Firefox 3.0.1

A:Solved: clearing address box in firefox

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Hi Techguy(s)

I noticed an error in my address when I use autofill with FireFox. Went to Tools/Options and got stuck there. Couldn't find where to enter new personal data. Do you delete "saved form and search history". Then how do you put the personal data back in for autofill? Or does it take the info from the next form you fill out.

Thanks for any help.

A:Solved: How to change address for autofill in Firefox

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I noticed over the last two days that my Firefox Address bar will not update itself when I enter a new page.

So example, if I type in www.google.com in my address bar it works, but then if I google something say 'techsupportguy' and click search the result page will stay the same and say www.google.com.

This happens to every other site as well, so if I'm on deviantart and click a link to go to a outside page it will still say deviantart.

So basically my address bar has stop updating itself.
I'm currently running Windows Vista home basic, with Firefox version 3.0.5.

A:Solved: Firefox address bar problem: Will not update.

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When you type something into the address bar on FF it is currently like using "I'm Feeling Lucky" on Google; example if I type "Tech Support" into the address bar http://support.microsoft.com/ shows up. I would like it to be like a regular Google search. For example if I type "Tech Support" into the address bar http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=navclient-ff&ie=UTF-8&rlz=1B2GGGL_enUS175&q=tech+support would show up.

Thank you!

c ya!




A:Solved: Change What Firefox Does When You Type Words Into The Address Bar

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Using Firefox for Windows 7, my browser defaults to my ISP's Road Runner search when I make an error in the address window. I would prefer that it go to Google search or to Bing search as in in my search window. How do I control the default search engine of the long address window on the left side of my address bar?

A:Solved: Firefox address window error default search

I am marking this solved, because I found I could remove the ISP's default search by using a link at the bottom of that search-page. Thanks to TSG for other past assistance.

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I use Outlook 2002 SP3 extensively. I enable the "autocomplete' feature which fills in the email address automatically after the first 3 digits. Nice feature, but sometimes if you accidentally mis-spell the name, or the person moves to a different company, you can end up with many names for one person and some of them are wrong. Outlook seems to store these "autocomplete" names in some file, and not in the Address Book that can be found under "tools". In fact, may of the names aren't in there. When you reply to a message to anyone, that email address then becomes part of this "autocomplete" listing.

It's a nice feature, but I need to be able to go in and modify the file to delete or edit incorrect email addresses, so I don't accidently send it to a bogus address when in a rush. Can someone tell me where to find this file, and how to edit it correctly.


A:Outlook's hidden "autocomplete" address file

To remove one address from the list so that it won't be suggested again, open a new message and begin typing in the address. Use the up and down arrow keys to select the address to be removed from the addresses suggested. When the address to be removed is highlighted, hit the Delete key.

To remove all the saved addresses, delete the .nk2 file where Outlook stores them. The file is normally located in Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook folder for each Outlook profile.

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Hi everyone.

I have been trying to clear my address bar info as I browse using Firefox.

I have tried 'clear private data' but cannot clear the drop-down bar as I can using IE when I go to

Internet Options>Content>AutoComplete>Clear web addresses(etc).

Is there a similar function in FF that will clear my address bar?

Thanks in advance. lennon:

A:IE "AutoComplete" option for Firefox?

Your Address bar? as in your history?

- Go to the Clear private data section as you previously did
- Press "Settings"
- Ensure "Browsing History" is checked
- Clear your private data again

If you're running FF3 (Everyone should be now, it's amazing) then i think you may be referring to the dropdown box which displays your bookmarks. To clear this you would have to clear your bookmarks, You may also have a bookmark history or "recently bookmarked" section in your Bookmarks menu, to disable this i belive you can delete it.

Also you may have a "Smart bookmarks" folder on your bookmarks toolbar, it bookmarks recent pages... To stop that delete the folder...
(or the entire contents of the folder)...

If you want rid of the bar completely i've found something which will be of interest:


Go to about:config

Search: browser.urlbar.matchOnlyTyped

Set to true
Search: browser.urlbar.maxRichResults

Set to 0

From: http://forums.mozillazine.org/viewto...38765#p3438765

Hope one of these helps,

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When I try to clear the Autocomplete entries in Internet Explorer settings, it acts as if it works fine, but when I type in an address, everything is still there. How do I clear my Autocomplete?

A:Solved: Autocomplete won't clear.

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Messenger 6.2. I want to delete autocomple addresses from drop down menu when logging in with other names.

A:Solved: msn messenger autocomplete

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Okay, this past week I somehow got WinAntiSpyware on my computer along with whatever other trojans and such it managed to get on. I downloaded a few different antispyware programs to try and get them all off. I used SuperAntiSpyware, ZeroSpyware, AVG Anti-Spyware, Panda Security, and I think possibly one other online one that I don't remember. It appears that all of the different trojan/spyware files are off my computer, but I'm still having a rather odd problem. I have never used the AutoComplete tool on the internet because I find it annoying, but yesterday it all the sudden started, though I'm fairly certain I did tell it to. Also, I have gone into Internet Options, Content, AutoComplete to try and disable it, but everytime I unclick all the checks, they show back up when I go back into the Internet Options and the AutoComplete doesn't turn off. I tried what was suggested on this forum http://forums.techguy.org/malware-removal-hijackthis-logs/476579-solved-hjt-log.html because I thought we might be having the same sort of problem, but it didn't help. My computer is a Dell XPS 400 with Windows XP Media Center Edition and I'm using I Internet Explorer 7. Hope that's all the information you need. Thanks so much for your help!


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A:Solved: AutoComplete Problem

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I was asked twice if I wanted to save a password on a particular site and twice I said "no". Now I would like to save it but IE has stopped asking me. Does anyone know how to save a password manually?



A:Solved: Autocomplete and passwords

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for some reason my autocomplete stopped working in my IE browser,

i recently ran a "privacy guardian" program, maybe that has something to do with it ?

can anybody help ???

A:Solved: autocomplete not work in IE browser

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my auto complete doesn't work anymore.

i tried the obvious fix of tools>internet options>content>autocomplete settings i even tried the "inline autocomplete" setting under the advanced tab.

so is there a way to manually change it in the registry so it ACTUALLY works.

an example of what i want is let's say you log into facebook alot, when it comes time to login you type the first letter of your email and autocomplete suggests possible matches so you dont have to type your address out EVERY time.

and help will be great!


Hello and welcome to TSF

Do you have any programs to automatically empty temp files?

What version of IE is it?

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I'm running W98SE with IE6.
I have a few incorrect entries (specifically my e-mail address) that I mis-typed. The only problem is that every so often I select one of them in a small window (I try to remember to click on and check to be sure it's the right one- but every now and then I get in a hurry and choose the wrong one).
There are also several that I just don't want to pop up anymore. I don't want to clear the entire AC entries file (thats easy enough) because of all the different places with passwords and such remembered will have to be re-entered manually. Sounds trivial, but I would love to be able to selectively delete items.
After searching MS (and reading and learning WAY more than I need to Know) I finally came to a site that said you can't view the AC form history list. That's reasonable just because of the passwords and account info that you wouldn't want anyone else to get. I don't need to see the whole list- just lose the ones that I don't want anymore.
Any ideas, or do I clear it all and start typing again? Which would really tick me off if I did it again in the future.
Many thanks for any replies.

A:Solved: IE6 Autocomplete form history

I don't use Autocomplete, but try this:
When the drop down appears, use the down arrow key to highlight the entry and hit Delete. See if this will work.

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I have a question regarding using the Auto Complete function in IE 5.5; it does not work as auto saving forms, user name, and password even I had selected as:
Tools-->Internet Options-->Content-->Auto Complete, and I had checked all of the following four options:

Web addresses
User names and password on forms
Promt me to save passwords

nonetheless, it still does not work properly, please provide assistance.

Another problem which I have is that when I using Outlook Express to check my email acctouts, it still needs me to type in password every time I log in even thou I marked as "remember password"; and I have done my account seeting as:
Tools-->Accounts-->Account-->Properties-->Server-->Password-->Remember Password-->Apply

Please provide assistance to my email address at: [email protected]
Thank you very much!


Note: My computer system is SONY VAIO PCG-SR5KCinstalled with windows 2000 Professionaland Win NT.


A:Solved: Internet Explorer AutoComplete

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I know that I can clear Autocomplete to some extent by going to Internet Explorer>Properties>Content>Autocomplete. But that doesn't clear what I presume is an autocomplete program that each search engine has. If I go to a search engine location bar and start to type in a search word, the search engine autocomplete program chimes in to suggest to me what it is I want to type in. And clearing out History doesn't keep it from doing this. I know I can open the drop down menu in the search engine location bar and delete an individual entry by highlighting it and pressing the delete key, but is there some way I can, in one operation, clear out all of the entries that the search engine autocomplete program has stored? Thanks.

A:(Solved) Clearing Autocomplete in search engines

Not exactly sure if it's the address bar or a web page field that you want to clear but from what I can tell, it's a web page field you want to clear. Have you tried "ClearForms" under the AutoComplete settings?

The other setting that comes to mind is this, Start>Settings>CP>InternetOptionsAdvanced. Scoll down til you see "Use inline Auto Complete for web addresses" and remove the check mark. Click on Apply. Also, scroll down and look at the "Search from Address bar" options.

[This message has been edited by bhesson (edited 02-07-2001).]

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I vaguely recall finding something within last few months that would allow me to review and (I think) manage the stored values that I have for all those (what I know as) Auto-Complete fields...but can't locate it on my system now...so asking for some pointers...I've Googled it but didn't spot any likely candidates...it may have been a web site or a java applet or similar...

The values that I'm after are the ones that IE stores for any form input field which are seen via dropdowns...not the userid/password combos, which I DO have a way to see, via a couple of programs that I have...

On my old PC, I had a program by PC Mag that did this in a way, but whatever it was I found recently was better and easier to use...but now I can't locate it!


A:Solved: View/manage IE AutoComplete values?

Guess what? I looked again at my downloads folder and stumbed across it!
I had suspected it was from a certain vendor, but found that I hadn't stored the extracted files from zip in correct folder for that source...and it was back in Oct, so...memory failed me...

Anyway, it was Protected Storage PassView by Nirsoft...in case anyone else needs the answer...I'm not in any way connected with them so this isn't a plug...just admitting that I had trouble finding that software in first place and then remembering where I put it!

thanks anyway!

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We are all familiar with the auto complete feature. For example if you have the following numbers in neighbouring cells, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 , you can drag the last cell, and Excel will autocomplete the next numbers as 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 etc according to the pattern. Similarly this is done with formulas, and changing the row or collumn adress as we drag.

Now here is an example:
| || A || B || C || D || E |
| 1 || 10 ||=A1*C1|| 4 || 9 || 6 |
| 2 || 11 ||=A2*D1|| || || |
| 3 || 12 ||=A3*E1|| || || |
| 4 || 13 ||=A4*F1|| || || |
| 5 || 14 ||=A5*G1|| || || |

Lets assume that the data 4, 9, 6, ... in the first row continue for a while, and the data in column A also contunues for a while.

What I want to do is drag cell B5 all the way down so that all my data points are multiplied together. Now the row number in the first number is going to update (the formula in B6 will be = A6*__, the formula in B7 will be =A7*__, etc). However, im not sure that the second term will update, meaning the formula in B6 will be = A6*F1, the formula in B7 will be =A7*G1, etc.

My question, is there any way to multiply all the row locations by the associated column locations?

A:Solved: Complex use of the cell autocomplete feature

Drag this down from B2 instead?


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Microsoft Outlook somehow saves all email addresses that you send to, even if they aren't part of your contacts lists. When typing filling out the To section of a new message, Outlook tries to autocomplete with a huge list of email addresses that you have used in the past. I find it extremely annoying to repeatedly see an email address that I used only once several months ago and will never use again.

Where does it same them? How do you remove them?


Outlook 2003

A:Solved: Outlook - Remove Addys From Autocomplete

I found the solution in the archives here.

It's amazing what you find when you search with the right terms. Duh. . . ;-)

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I've an interesting new problem with Outlook that I cannot seem to find anyone else having.

After installing the Windows 8.1 update (this may not be related) my Outlook 2003 will not allow me to accept the suggestions in the dropdown provided by the autocomplete function.

The .nk2 file seems to be in good working order and only has around 400 entries. It suggests email addresses just fine, but when trying to accept a suggestion either by clicking on the dropdown or pressing enter either nothing at all occurs or I get a return. The editor window also seems to flicker when you do this as if it is losing the focus.

Anyone have any ideas?

A:[SOLVED] Outlook 2003 cannot accept autocomplete suggestions

Official Microsoft response. Version 11 is 2003.


No Action Required
Then this disclaimer:
If you are still using Outlook 2003 or previous, you can still install it on Windows 8 but it is not officially supported.
Try the Detect & Repair feature.

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I would like to migrate my outlook 2003 autocomplete settings from one computer to another however I'm having some difficulties with this. Here's what I know and have done so far:

I have one PC made with an image and an email account with Outlook (via Exchange server)

On a newly imaged PC(same image as old one) I add in my email profile to Outlook and then paste the <username>.nk2 file over the default one.
I know that Outlook 2003 autocomplet settings are stored in:

C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\
Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook\<username>.NK2

But it doesn't matter if I copy just this file or the whole Outlook folder here. Regardless of what I do my autocomplete entries are missing when I start up my Outlook account on the new PC.

All email on our computers are stored on the Exchange server but the settings, as far as I can tell, are all stored locally (things like signatures etc.)

So in conclusion, what I want to know is how to migrate the Outlook 2003 autocomplete settings from one PC to another.



A:Solved: OUtlook 2003: Moving autocomplete settings to a different PC

I dont know if you have this feature but if you have the full Office 2003 edition you might.

1. Click Start > All Programs
2. Select Microsoft Office, and highlight Microsoft Office Tools.
3. Click Save My Settings Wizard.
4. Go through the Wizard. Dont change any settings.
5. When complete navigate here: C:\Documents and Settings\<username>\My Documents\
6. Cut and paste this file "New Settings File.OPS" to a USB or CD.
7. Place that file (New Settings File.OPS) from the USB or CD on the computer you would like to transfer settings to in My Documents.
8. On the computer you would like to transfer setting do this:

1. Click Start > All Programs
2. Microsoft Office > Microsoft Office Tools > Microsoft Office 2003 Save My Settings Wizard.
3. Click the button "Restore Previous Settings To This Machine".
4. Click Next and specify, on the new machine, where the file is that you pasted from the USB or CD.
5. Click Finish and you're all done.

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I have a web address that auto completes in my address bar even after I have gone to tools, internet options, clear history, delete cookies, delete temp files.

The address is www.bodymiracleatlanta.com/models03.html

Any suggestions?

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I am running xp pro. I can not get an internet connection through my ethernet card. When I hook up my modem through usb it works fine but unable to utilize my full download speed capabilities. Hooked the modem up via ethernet to laptop and it worked just fine. The only thing I can find wrong that I don't know how to fix or what is causing it is the fact that the physical address of the card comes up as the broadcast address (FF-FF-FF-FF-FF-FF). Very strange. Can someone please suggest a fix for this (and dont say update the drivers) although it could likely be something as simple that I have overlooked.

A:Solved: ethernet card shows broadcast address as physical address

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I have been unable to insert an address from my Yahoo email address book for some time now and I have decided to ask for help.

All I am doing is opening Yahoo mail and trying to compose a new email to send to someone who is already in my contacts. When I click "to:" or "insert address" my address book shows up. But when I place a check mark and try to "insert checked contacts" I go to this address on a blank page: http://us.mc1612.mail.yahoo.com/mc/kioskHandler

I see that this has been asked before but no one had replied and I can't find the answer doing a search.

Can anyone help?

I have Vista Home Premium 32 using Firefox. The version is the latest version of Firefox but this has happened in many previous versions of Firefox. (I was lazy [or in a hurry] and just typed in the address of the entity to which I was communicating as a work around.)

Wayne Margot

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A:Solved: Yahoo email unable to insert address from address book

Concerning my post above: I turned on my older XP computer and I had no problem with inserting an address from the Yahoo! address book.

I compared all my settings in both computers and noticed that I had different settings relating to how pop-ups are handled. XP reminded me that the address book takes the form of a pop-up. On my Vista I had pop-ups opening up (?) in a webpage. That is the page which came up blank. After I have corrected the settings, I no longer have a problem.

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I am using Outlook 2003 and run Windows XP.

When I create a new message I begin typing the name of the recipient and I would like it to match up with an address I have in my Outlook contact list. However, it does not read from there. It only seems to look at addresses that I have already sent to in the past. How can I get it to read from the address book? If I click on "TO" or "CC" it brings up another window with a list of addresses from my contact list. From there I can have it pull from the list. I would like to be able to do it withot the extra step.


A:Solved: Outlook 2003 dowes not automatically pull address from address book for email

That is how autocomplete works, from used addresses stored in the NK2 file.
This explanation and keyboard shortcut might help you.
Where do Outlook's auto-complete suggestions come from?

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In the past I've maintained my address book using the built-in Address Book utility that came with Windows. Once each year, I would import my Address Book (.WAB) file into Outlook 2003/XP. (I don't use Outlook for email.) Then I would use the Mail Merge feature in Word 2003/XP to make and print address labels on standard Avery label sheets to simplify address of my Christmas cards.

Since I'm now using Windows 7, and the familiar Address Book utility is no longer available, how can I print my address labels? I have both Windows Address Book (.WAB) and Comma-Separated Values (.CSV) files that contain my address book data. So, I guess I need to know two things:
Which program or utility (preferably free) can I use to print my address labels.
How do I import my address data into that program?

If it helps, I am already a user of Gmail and Google Drive. Thanks.

A:Solved: Address Label Printing without Windows Address Book

Hi Jim,
Assuming you still have Microsoft Office (any version) you can use the Word mail merge feature and use your .csv file as your data source - no other programs necessary. What version of Office are you using?

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