why 2003 excell does not accept dot as decimal points

```In 2000 ms excell, if i type 200 and dot (.) it becomes 200.00

In 2003 ms excell, if i type 200. it becomes 2 even I fixed decimal places
to 2.
I want to get 200.00 by typing 200 and dot.  In 2003 ms excell, I have to
type 20000 and it become 200 without decimal points so I have to increase
decimal points by clicking increase decimal on the memu to get 200.00

Thank you
Miki
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```"miki" <miki@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> In 2000 ms excell, if i type 200 and dot (.) it becomes 200.00
>
> In 2003 ms excell, if i type 200. it becomes 2 even I fixed decimal places
> to 2.
> I want to get 200.00 by typing 200 and dot.  In 2003 ms excell, I have to
> type 20000 and it become 200 without decimal points so I have to increase
> decimal points by clicking increase decimal on the memu to get 200.00

Unset the Fixed Decimal Places.
--
David Biddulph

```
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David
11/2/2005 10:17:16 AM

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