importing data from access #5

when importing data from access, i have one column is a unique identifying 
number. HOwever, the number comes in with { } around the  #. How can i remove 

jerry (163)
8/4/2005 5:59:02 PM
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jerry wrote:
> when importing data from access, i have one column is a unique identifying
> number. HOwever, the number comes in with { } around the  #. How can i remove
> them.
> thanks
> Jerry

Once in Excel, do a find and replace.  Twice, once for {, and then
repeat for }.

Leave the "replace with" blank, and "replace all" both times.


cowguy (15)
8/4/2005 6:25:43 PM
I don't speak Access, but couldn't you just select your range and do:
what: {
with: (leave blank)
replace all
then once more for the close bracket }

jerry wrote:
> when importing data from access, i have one column is a unique identifying
> number. HOwever, the number comes in with { } around the  #. How can i remove
> them.
> thanks
> Jerry


Dave Peterson
petersod (12005)
8/4/2005 6:39:25 PM

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