Inserting a dash after the third character

echomakr

Board Regular
Joined
Apr 20, 2008
Messages
65
I have a nine digit number in cell a-1

In cell b1, I'd like to insert a dash "-" mark after the third digit

so, 999111333 becomes 999-111333

Any ideas?
 

Some videos you may like

Excel Facts

Control Word Wrap
Press Alt+Enter to move to a new row in a cell. Lets you control where the words wrap.

Jonmo1

MrExcel MVP
Joined
Oct 12, 2006
Messages
44,061
Always more than one way to skin a cat..

=TEXT(A1,"000-000000")
 

Watch MrExcel Video

Forum statistics

Threads
1,127,098
Messages
5,622,679
Members
415,921
Latest member
ExcelNoob28

We've detected that you are using an adblocker.

We have a great community of people providing Excel help here, but the hosting costs are enormous. You can help keep this site running by allowing ads on MrExcel.com.
Allow Ads at MrExcel

Which adblocker are you using?

Disable AdBlock

Follow these easy steps to disable AdBlock

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Pause on this site" option.
Go back

Disable AdBlock Plus

Follow these easy steps to disable AdBlock Plus

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the toggle to disable it for "mrexcel.com".
Go back

Disable uBlock Origin

Follow these easy steps to disable uBlock Origin

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Power" button.
3)Click on the "Refresh" button.
Go back

Disable uBlock

Follow these easy steps to disable uBlock

1)Click on the icon in the browser’s toolbar.
2)Click on the "Power" button.
3)Click on the "Refresh" button.
Go back
Top