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Tech Support Anecdote [Aug. 7th, 2006|12:45 pm]
the systerhood of the geek girls

Oh, I had a great one just now! This was the complaint:


Please check out my receipts spreadsheet. It was working just fine, and now it won't let me type in new text. I have checked to make sure that I didn't accidentally hide the rows. I checked to make sure that I didn't put in an incompatible text format or formula. I have tried everything I can think of and I can't understand why the text appears in the formula bar as I type it, but won't appear in the cell.

Let me know if you can figure it out.

It took me 12 seconds to test and confirm my theory. Can you guess?

He had changed the text color to white!


[User Picture]From: rabbit_the_wise
2006-08-07 05:13 pm (UTC)

*wets pants*

gosh, you just gotta pat these people on the head! : )
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From: thekatebeyond
2006-08-07 05:15 pm (UTC)
You mean to jar their brains loose when they lock up like that? :-)
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[User Picture]From: rabbit_the_wise
2006-08-07 05:29 pm (UTC)
this is why the powers-that-be created screen painters with the ability to remove toolbars and icons. because some people should just not be given choices in life!

: )
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From: thekatebeyond
2006-08-07 08:15 pm (UTC)
So true! It only confuses them.
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