Inserting a dash after the third character

echomakr

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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?
 

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BenMiller

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=replace(a1,4,0,"-")
 

Jonmo1

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Always more than one way to skin a cat..

=TEXT(A1,"000-000000")
 

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