Problem scanning data from a barcode reader into excel

herrbshaw

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Hi all,

I have a vexing problem. I have a Toughbook CF-H2 Toughbook running Windows 7 pro with service pack 1. The unit has a built in barcode scanner. It scans a barcode perfectly and inputs the number into Word, Word Pad, or a text document but when I try to scan the barcode directly into an excel cell, no joy. The number will flash for a fraction of a second in Excel and then disappear. I think I've solved this problem once before by ticking or unticking some box in Excel but I can't remember what I did and can't find any help on the Internet any more. Please help! I'm at my wit's end!
 

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