Dates in Excel #8

Why does Excel assume that when you type December 2004 that you want
the numeric equivalent and not a text entry? Is this just another
illustration of Microsoft knowing what we need before we know it? Thanks

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FJB0623 (15)
2/22/2005 4:32:57 PM
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I don't know why MS assumes this but you can precede the entry with an
apostrophe and it will be text

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Regards,

Peo Sjoblom


"FJB" <FJB0623@aol.com> wrote in message
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> Why does Excel assume that when you type December 2004 that you want
> the numeric equivalent and not a text entry? Is this just another
> illustration of Microsoft knowing what we need before we know it? Thanks
>


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2/22/2005 4:40:03 PM
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