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Excel Copy/Paste Special to Software

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Revision as of 15:02, 10 October 2007 by Frank (talk | contribs) (Added conventional operations)
  • Using Microsoft Excel Paste Special feature for building data to paste into Windows based Scanner Software
  • Note: Open Office and other spread sheets may also have this type of operation.
    • This first section is for setting up ARC250D software - other ARC programs may work similar.
  • 1. Highlight and copy freqs from database page, then click ARC Auto Data Import (ADI)Icon.
  • 2. Click Import from Clipboard which will populate left window.
  • 3. Click All which sends freqs to right window.
    • Note: One can edit out all but Controls for Motorola 800/900 systems at this point.
  • 4. Click Export to Table to send frequency list to open software bank frequency list.
  • 5. Type in the data on line 1 of selected bank then click in Tag and drag across and down through last freq line then right click and select Fill Down.
    • Bank trunking frequency settings are complete and the following steps are for talkgroup ID's and tags.
  • 6. Select and highlight a section of Talkgroups from same data page, right click and select Copy.
  • 7. Right click in cell A1 and select Paste Special. In new popup dialog, select Text.
  • 8. Delete unneeded columns in the spreadsheet
  • 9. Select All (highlight all), right click and select copy.
  • 10. In open Trunk ID list, right click in the scan list location you wish to store this group and select paste.
    • This completes this bank for trunking. The bank tags ans scanlist tags will need to be set within the software sections for that purpose.
  • Collecting data from database pages for conventional freqs and tags.
  • 1. Highlight and copy group of listings.
  • 2. Right click in cell of Excel then select Paste Special then Text in popup dialog.
  • 3. Delete unneeded columns, format numbered columns and restructure Alpha tag column.
  • 4. Copy columns A and B and paste into software. Copy Column C and paste into PL columns in software.


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Select freqs from web page Screenshot
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ARC ADI Screenshot
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Move freqs to right window Screenshot
Completed ARC main page Screenshot
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Highlight and copy talkgroup Screenshot
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Use Paste Special and Text in new spreadsheet Screenshot
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Delete unneeded columns Screenshot
Copy finished excel columns to ARC Trunk ID's Screenshot
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copy from web page Screenshot
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unreformated Excel Screenshot
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reformatted for copy to software Screenshot