This is what you said in your first reply:

 * You should put quotes around the values in headerstring, and if
you
haven't done so already, URLencode the values

thanks for confusing me...:-)

On Sep 21, 12:46 am, Tom van der Woerdt <i...@tvdw.eu> wrote:
> There's no need for URL encoding in the header. The header is simple:
> Authorization: OAuth oauth_timestamp="", oauth_nonce="",
> oauth_signature="", etc (of course, fill in the values)
>
> Tom
>
> On 9/21/10 12:45 AM, Randomness wrote:
>
>
>
> > that was the part of the header after authorization and oauth. Just
> > read back and you will see it.
>
> > On Sep 21, 12:42 am, Tom van der Woerdt <i...@tvdw.eu> wrote:
> >> That Base String looks fine. But what was the thing you showed us a few
> >> posts back? (Really, it looked like a base string!)
>
> >> Tom
>
> >> On 9/21/10 12:39 AM, Randomness wrote:
>
> >>> I am really getting confused. I did not show the base string, as I
> >>> believe it is only used to caclulate the signature, but it looks like
> >>> this:
>
> >>> POST&http%3A%2F%2Fapi.twitter.com%2F1%2Fstatuses
> >>> %2Fupdate.xml&oauth_consumer_key%3DMUCONSUMERKEY%26oauth_nonce
> >>> %3DBy0mBhrkliegb29E2gek6japm6Cqkg4wiuoy0834d%26oauth_signature_method
> >>> %3DHMAC-SHA1%26oauth_timestamp%3D1285028392%26oauth_token%MYOAUTHTOKEN
> >>> %26oauth_version%3D1.0%26status%3Dtesting
>
> >>> Combining this with the composite signing key and base64 encoding
> >>> gives me the oauth signature.
>
> >>> Following this, it is my understanding that two lines are needed. One
> >>> with the url and one with the authorization haeder as shown above....
>
> >>> On Sep 21, 12:30 am, Tom van der Woerdt <i...@tvdw.eu> wrote:
> >>>> Bad: xml.setRequestHeader "Authorization", "OAuth" & Cells(17, 3)
> >>>> Good: xml.setRequestHeader "Authorization", "OAuth " & Cells(17, 3)
>
> >>>> Also, if I am not mistaken, %22 is " and I definitely see those in your
> >>>> Base String ;-) I'm not saying that it's impossible to have them there,
> >>>> just that it's very unlikely that you need them there.
>
> >>>> Also, like Taylor pointed out: there's no status= in your base string ;-)
>
> >>>> Tom
>
> >>>> On 9/21/10 12:22 AM, Randomness wrote:
>
> >>>>> I don't see where the space is missing..
> >>>>> I did not put quotes in the base string. I assume that it only serves
> >>>>> as a way to claculate an oauth signature, which is calculated exactly
> >>>>> as by your website and by twitter.
>
> >>>>> Still stuck....
>
> >>>>> On Sep 21, 12:16 am, Tom van der Woerdt <i...@tvdw.eu> wrote:
> >>>>>> Multiple things:
> >>>>>>  * You missed a space in the Authorization header. Go look in my post 
> >>>>>> ;)
> >>>>>>  * You don't have to put the quotes in the Base String. Only in the
> >>>>>> Authorization: header.
>
> >>>>>> Tom
>
> >>>>>> On 9/21/10 12:14 AM, Randomness wrote:
>
> >>>>>>> I still get the same mistake all the time, after I get asked and
> >>>>>>> cancel for a username and password:
>
> >>>>>>> <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
> >>>>>>> <errors>
> >>>>>>>   <error code="32">Could not authenticate you</error> </errors>
>
> >>>>>>> The xml part of the VBA now looks like this:
>
> >>>>>>> Set xml = CreateObject("MSXML2.XMLHTTP") xml.Open "POST", Cells(18,
> >>>>>>> 3), False xml.setRequestHeader "Authorization", "OAuth" & Cells(17, 3)
> >>>>>>> xml.Send tResult = xml.responsetext Cells(7, 5) = tResult Debug.Print
> >>>>>>> tResult Set xml = Nothing
>
> >>>>>>> Cells(18,3) 
> >>>>>>> =http://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/update.xml?status=testing
> >>>>>>> I believe calling it this way does not need quotes, because it is
> >>>>>>> already called as a string.
>
> >>>>>>> I changed the authorization header.
>
> >>>>>>> I put quotes around the values and url encoded the values. Cells(17,3)
> >>>>>>> now looks like this:
>
> >>>>>>> oauth_consumer_key%3D%22MYCONSUMERKEY%22%2Coauth_token%3D%MYOAUTHTOKEN
> >>>>>>> %22%2Coauth_signature_method %3D%22HMAC-SHA1%22%2Coauth_signature%3D
> >>>>>>> %22AXBM9Mpc2k3+/jYGTvs/JE4G8BQ=%22%2Coauth_timestamp%3D
> >>>>>>> %221285025757%22%2Coauth_nonce%3D
> >>>>>>> %22slnbcv0vxt1gzwfDz2Celv2ojcpqabyxoEB9sEal4%22%2Coauth_version%3D
> >>>>>>> %221.0%22
>
> >>>>>>> When calculating signatures I get the exact same values as are
> >>>>>>> calculated on your Quonos site. They are also the same as calculated
> >>>>>>> with the examples given by Twitter.
>
> >>>>>>> This is a tough nut to crack! :-)
>
> >>>>>>> On Sep 20, 9:06 pm, Tom van der Woerdt <i...@tvdw.eu> wrote:
> >>>>>>>> Hi,
>
> >>>>>>>> I see multiple things that are wrong:
> >>>>>>>>  * You didn't put quotes around your URL
> >>>>>>>>  * You shouldn't send OAuth: as an header. The header is 
> >>>>>>>> Authorization:
> >>>>>>>> OAuth <headerstring>. (xml.setRequestHeader "Authorization", "OAuth 
> >>>>>>>> " &
> >>>>>>>> headerstring
> >>>>>>>>  * You should put quotes around the values in headerstring, and if 
> >>>>>>>> you
> >>>>>>>> haven't done so already, URLencode the values
> >>>>>>>>  * There's no signature in headerstring
>
> >>>>>>>> If you changed those, and it still doesn't work, please give these :
> >>>>>>>>  * A sample Base String
> >>>>>>>>  * A TCP dump of a full request, including response.
>
> >>>>>>>> Tom
>
> >>>>>>>> PS: Do I know you?
>
> >>>>>>>> On 9/20/10 8:38 PM, Randomness wrote:
>
> >>>>>>>>> I believe I have solved all the issues of getting the right
> >>>>>>>>> information to send a tweet using Excel. Calculation of oauth_nonce
> >>>>>>>>> and oauth_timestamp look good and also the calculation of the
> >>>>>>>>> oath_signature seems to be in order.
>
> >>>>>>>>> When I try to post the message I get a message asking for user name
> >>>>>>>>> and password and when I cancel this I get an error 32.
>
> >>>>>>>>> I am doing the following:
>
> >>>>>>>>> Set xml = CreateObject("MSXML2.XMLHTTP")
> >>>>>>>>> xml.Open 
> >>>>>>>>> "POST",http://api.twitter.com/1/statuses/update.xml?status=text
> >>>>>>>>> of the update, False
> >>>>>>>>> xml.setRequestHeader "OAuth", headerstring
> >>>>>>>>> xml.Send
> >>>>>>>>> tResult = xml.responsetext
> >>>>>>>>> Debug.Print tResult
> >>>>>>>>> Set xml = Nothing
>
> >>>>>>>>> headerstring="oauth_consumer_key=myconsumerkey,
> >>>>>>>>>                      oauth_token=mytoken,
> >>>>>>>>>                      oauth_signature_method =HMAC-SHA1,
> >>>>>>>>>                      oauth_signature=calculatedsignature,
> >>>>>>>>>                      oauth_timestamp=1285014608,
>
> >>>>>>>>> oauth_nonce=81A1iuux8jzxgieaxmmp3ta2bDdqefd88hp9soo31,
> >>>>>>>>>                      oauth_version=1.0"
>
> >>>>>>>>> Any help wouldbe appreciated because I am really stuck.- Hide 
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