Replacing charachters that happen to be wild cards

BMPeers

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i use find and replace quite a bit, I've got about 200 formulas, which just for example are in the format:

=name1*name2

i want to do a replace, changing all "*" for "-" so they are now subtracting from each other..

my problem is ofcourse that * is a wildcard. Does anyone know how to overcome this?

from my previous life in programming I'm sure I used / or \ to stop it working but this doesn't seem to work.

please help! thanks in advance Brian
 

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