Date auto format

shanemjo

New Member
Joined
Mar 4, 2003
Messages
43
I am coping data from a website that is in the format

10-11
03-04
12-11

but for some reason when i paste it into the cells in excel it will look like this

Oct-11
Mar-04
Dec-11

Is there any way that i can disable the auto format on this data as it refers to something other than a date,

Many thanks
 

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What is the shortcut key for Format Selection?
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beccy

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Joined
Jul 22, 2004
Messages
116
try setting the column as text and use paste special to paste the data
 

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