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Master Geek


Topic # 106271 20-Jul-2012 14:37 Send private message

Thinking I was being very smart, I made an Autocorrect rule to convert 1.5 into a mixed number (integer + fraction) in a Word Document. It worked perfectly - however, now when I enter 1.5 in an Excel Document, the format changes in the same way and the number isn't recognised in formulas. What is the best way around this? (If it helps, the original requirement is just for one template - it doesn't have to be in Normal.dotx, but I didn't notice an obvious way of stipulating this).

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Ultimate Geek


  Reply # 667975 5-Aug-2012 21:48 Send private message





Hu? did i do that?
16Mb (EDO RAM), K6-II processor, 2Mb of onboard graphics. 32k dial up modem. 12 speed CD ROM. 5¼-inch floppy drive. 500Mb HDD.



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Master Geek


  Reply # 668389 6-Aug-2012 15:39 Send private message

Thanks for your suggestion. I've been using a workaround which solves my issue satisfactorily (when I want to enter 11/2 in Word I enter a couple of text characters using Autocorrect, leaving 1.5 free for Excel)

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