Using a barcode scanner to input data into excel (365 on Mac). Any barcode (numeric, alpha numeric) that I scan to excel adds two leading characters that I can only describe as a lowercase 99 when the cell is selected for input (see photo 1) and then changes to a double question mark when cell is deselected (photo 2). This seems to be an excel setting and not the bar code scanner settings as I can scan into other programs i.e. Word and Chrome and the barcodes scan in exactly as I would expect with no extra characters. I know I can use a formula to remove the characters, but I am often times adding data to many different files I get from others, and would prefer not to have to add the formula in every single time, plus I know it works as others in my company have the same devices/setup with no issues, driving me nuts! Thanks!