formatting problem?

Benzo

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I have Excel 2002+SP3.

When I write for ex 900 to a cell, Excel changes it into 0.09 or if I write 2 it is changed into 0,0002.

What's wrong....
 

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SydneyGeek

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Under Tools > Options > Edit, check that Fixed Decimal Places isn't selected. Looks like it is, and it is set to 5...

That causes Excel to automatically divide your input by the # of decimals.

Denis
 

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