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December 17th, 2006, 05:08 PM #1
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Excel Format Question
How do I format an excel string so that it reads:
41-A-3 for example. If I was to type in 41A3 it would display the hyphens and show up as 41-A-3. For example, when I type in ##-#-# and I type 4918 it shows 49-1-8. But I can't remember how to do a character input. I tried ##-@-# but got nothing.
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December 18th, 2006, 09:08 AM #2
I think he is looking for a cell formatting solution so that he can type in 41A3 but the cell will display 41-A-3.
Sorry, ZeR0, but my only suggestion would have been ##-@-# as a custom format but apparently that didn't work...
Edit: What if you just formatted it as a text cell with @@-@-@, does that work? If so, you would (probably) lose the ability to put them in numerical order, so it is up to you if the gains are worth the losses.I don't like signatures.
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