Asked Questions (FAQ) about Limb Volumes Professional Home Page
Installation and General Operating Procedures Link
Common Questions and Answers are shown below
Q. When using Office 2007 or Excel 2007 how do I let the needed macros run?
See detailed instructions using the adjacent link UsingLVPwithExcel2007
If for some reason these don't work proceed as follows as a last resort
A. (1) Open Excel 2007 and click on the Microsoft Office Button in the top left corner
(2) Click the Excel Options tab at the bottom
(3) Select Trust Center
(4) Select Trust Center Settings
(5) Click the radio button next to "Disable all macros with notification"
(6) Close Excel
Now when Limb Volumes Professional is run Excel will tell you it contains macros
and ask if you want to enable. Select the option to enable
Q. Where do I enter the patient's identifying information?
A. The patient's name and id number are initially entered on the PATIENT page.
Q. How do I save a patients data file?
A. To save the patient's data file use the SAVE AS option on the tool bar.
This is done by first choosing FILE on the upper left of the toolbar then choosing SAVE AS.
For example if the patient's name is Smith Mary, you could save her file as
MarySmith in a Folder you have set up called MyPatients. You may save the file by ANY
identifier that you choose and to ANY folder that you choose. You do not have to use the
patient's name or id as entered in the PATIENT page. The choice is yours.
Q. How do I recall a patient's data file for a follow-up visit or to review?
A. You can use the FILE OPEN option directly from the tool bar. To do this first select
FILE on the upper left of the toolbar then choose OPEN. When the window opens
highlight the patient file in your MyPatients folder that you wish to to retrieve. You can
also retrieve any file by using the explorer feature of windows and double clicking on
the desired patient file.
Q. How do I interpret the calculated values and those that appear in the summary report? pdf
A. Refer to the pdf file for a graphic example and explanation
Q. How do I activate FOOT measurements?
A. The foot option is active if on the PATIENT page you select a lower extremity case
AND you choose to include the foot option for this patient.
Q. Where do I enter data if I am using the FOOT measurement option?
A. Data is entered ONLY in the page called FOOTC.
The page called FOOT provides you with storage of all foot measurments
that you have entered in case you want these later. You do not enter data in FOOT.
Q. How do I activate HAND measurements?
A. The hand option is active if on the PATIENT page you select a upper extremity
AND you choose to include the hand option for this patient.
Q. Where do I enter data if I am using the HAND measurement option?
A. Data is entered ONLY in the page called HANDC. The columns you enter the data
depends on whether you have chosen the circumference or width-depth method
The page called HAND provides you with storage of all hand measurements
that you have entered in case you want these later. You do not enter data in HAND.
Q. What do I do if I have a computer hard drive failure or I have to replace a computer?
Can I simply re-install my software in the new hard drive or computer?
A. The answer depends on whether you are using the student or paid professional version.
The appropriate procedure is described using the adjacent link LICENSE PROCEDURE