1000 separator HELP

Donald

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Apr 15, 2002
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in a copy of excel, when chaning format of a number to show (,) to indicate 1,000..it replaces the "," literally with a 2..

When I go to format cell, and choose number, the option box to select the separator literally shows "use 1000 separator (2)....

how do I correct this?
 

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Joe Was

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From the Excel ToolBar: Tools - Options, International [Tab]
Check to see if someone re-set the "Thousands Separator" to "2" it should have a comma in that box.

We had a Joker in our office that did things like that, he even switched keyboard keys.
 

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