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Trouble formatting a cell


Posted by Horacio on December 10, 2001 9:43 AM

Hello everyone,
I'm having trouble formatting a cell... when I input A1-11-1318 or above, the format goes to date no matter what I do. I try to format it as text or general and it goes back to date. Can anyone tell me how to fix this problem?
P.S. If I input A1-11-1317 or lower, I have no problem, but anything above that, goes to date format.

Thanks in advance.


Posted by Tom on December 10, 2001 12:08 PM

Not sure what the problem is, try starting with an equals sign.

Posted by Horacio on December 10, 2001 1:05 PM

Thanks for the response Tom,
I don't need any formulas... I just need to type "A1-11-1324" in the cell, but it formats it as date.

Posted by Juan Pablo G. on December 10, 2001 5:06 PM

How come ? That's not a *valid* date. (NT)