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fresh from the zip(i think it was when i clicked on target analysis(<- this is spelled wrong on the journal tab btw), if that matters):

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OK, thanks.
I replaced the file, could you try the new one?
I corrected the typo and scanned the whole thing for ref errors and my beloved links, but that seems to be all ok. My guess would be that the stop efficiency freaked out when there are no values....changed it slightly.

You will probably get the same error message again, if so just ignore it and stick your trades into the journal tab to see if the error persists...

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As to migrating, I have changed some formatting on the journal tab and fixed a few formulas, so please only copy the area of your records and not the whole journal tab. Ether copy with "match destination formatting" or write back the formatting from the cels below the pasted range, if you know how to do that.

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im not seeing the "match destination formatting" option in excel.. maybe its named something diff on my end?

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im not seeing the "match destination formatting" option in excel.. maybe its named something diff on my end?


Nah, I think it's my mistake. Easiest would be to restore formatting afterwords. so highlight 2 rows below the pasted area, top highlighted row darker brown. click the format painter and then format the pasted area by highlighting the respective rows with the painter.
Hope that makes sense...

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Just thought of an other way:

1. copy the fresh journal tab
2. paste special: formatting into new empty workbook
3. paste your trade record
4. copy the format you pasted into the empty workbook
5. paste special: formatting into journal tab


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isnt there just a way to copy the pure data from old journal to the new journal w/o any of the formatting? also isnt that the reason the journal cells are locked so that the formatting cant be messed up?

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isnt there just a way to copy the pure data from old journal to the new journal w/o any of the formatting? also isnt that the reason the journal cells are locked so that the formatting cant be messed up?

Not that I know of, unfortunately.
That would be nice, unfortunately it is even on a protected sheet possible to mess up the formatting of the unlocked cells (which is incredibly stupid as you can select to include or exclude formatting when protecting a sheet).
So the easiest method would be to just reapply the correct formatting.

Actually, perhaps I could do that automatically via VBA.....

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Not that I know of, unfortunately.
That would be nice, unfortunately it is even on a protected sheet possible to mess up the formatting of the unlocked cells (which is incredibly stupid as you can select to include or exclude formatting when protecting a sheet).
So the easiest method would be to just reapply the correct formatting.

Actually, perhaps I could do that automatically via VBA.....

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ya that sucks.. im not sure if its me being thick headed in the morning here but i wasnt able to make heads or tails of your previous two options.. i guess im confused as to what the diff is between entering the trades manually and just copying and pasting over values only.. unless its just that i cant get my head around not being able to only copy entered data and no formatting whats-so-ever..

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ya that sucks.. im not sure if its me being thick headed in the morning here but i wasnt able to make heads or tails of your previous two options.. i guess im confused as to what the diff is between entering the trades manually and just copying and pasting over values only.. unless its just that i cant get my head around not being able to only copy entered data and no formatting whats-so-ever..

When pasting values only, pasted formulas are turned into values.
But you are of course right, if you don't unprotect, then you can't paste any formulas.....and then pasting values is perfect....stupid me....


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OK, thanks.
I replaced the file, could you try the new one?
I corrected the typo and scanned the whole thing for ref errors and my beloved links, but that seems to be all ok. My guess would be that the stop efficiency freaked out when there are no values....changed it slightly.

You will probably get the same error message again, if so just ignore it and stick your trades into the journal tab to see if the error persists...

Thanks for your help.

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still getting this after 30 trades have been entered.. to note i dont include these in my journal if that matters:

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