123 Conversion

FANeug

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In Lotus123 one could begin a cell with a "/" and then any text following would be repeated to fill the cell.
i.e. /* = ********** until the cell is filled.
Is there a way to do this in Excel?
 

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Seti

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A bit of a cludgy workaround:

Use custom cell formatting with the following: @** and put an asterisk in the cell. Should fill with * across the cell width, even if the width changes.
 

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