Formatting issues with downloaded spreadsheet

I have a spreadsheet I downloaded and when I try to format 
one of the numbers using the comma style button, the cell 
turns to text and becomes shaded gray.  Another program I 
download from won't let me use any of the buttons (I can 
click them but nothing happnes) and I have to go though 
the menu to do the formatting.  Is there some kind of 
option or setting that I need to change to get the 
spreadsheet working normally again ?

thanks in advance !

Gary
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anonymous (74725)
7/27/2004 6:11:11 PM
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Where did you download it from? what button are you 
talking about? what do the buttons do?
>-----Original Message-----
>I have a spreadsheet I downloaded and when I try to 
format 
>one of the numbers using the comma style button, the cell 
>turns to text and becomes shaded gray.  Another program I 
>download from won't let me use any of the buttons (I can 
>click them but nothing happnes) and I have to go though 
>the menu to do the formatting.  Is there some kind of 
>option or setting that I need to change to get the 
>spreadsheet working normally again ?
>
>thanks in advance !
>
>Gary
>.
>
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anonymous (74725)
7/27/2004 7:00:11 PM
The data was downloaded from a Peoplesoft application.  
The buttons are on the formatting toolbar.

thanks,

Gary
>-----Original Message-----
>Where did you download it from? what button are you 
>talking about? what do the buttons do?
>>-----Original Message-----
>>I have a spreadsheet I downloaded and when I try to 
>format 
>>one of the numbers using the comma style button, the 
cell 
>>turns to text and becomes shaded gray.  Another program 
I 
>>download from won't let me use any of the buttons (I can 
>>click them but nothing happnes) and I have to go though 
>>the menu to do the formatting.  Is there some kind of 
>>option or setting that I need to change to get the 
>>spreadsheet working normally again ?
>>
>>thanks in advance !
>>
>>Gary
>>.
>>
>.
>
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anonymous (74725)
7/27/2004 8:00:27 PM
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