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Posted by Faustine Ndugulile on February 10, 2002 4:46 AM

When I enter data on an Excel spreadsheet they appear as dates.How do i Change that?

Posted by Aladin Akyurek on February 10, 2002 5:44 AM

Two possibilities:

Do a File|New.
Activate Format|Cells.
Look on the Number tab what the format is. If it's Date, change it to General.

Or, if you're getting date in a particular sheet when you type a number in some cell, activate Format|Cells and change the format of the cell on the Number tab to either General or Number.