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how do i set up $(230) for negative values instead of "-" in excel
SGM (1)
8/3/2008 4:37:00 PM
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On Aug 3, 9:37=A0am, SGM <S...@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote:
> how do i set up $(230) for negative values instead of "-" in excel

On way:  Format > Cells > Number > Accounting.
joeu2004 (766)
8/3/2008 5:21:32 PM
If negative brackets are not available in the
Format>Cells>Number>Number>Negative Numbers dialog. 

This is a function of your Regional Settings in Windows OS. 

Start>Settings>Control Panel>Regional and Language Settings>Regional 
Options>Customize>Currency>Negative Currency Format.  Click on drop-down
and select the ($1.1) 

Note: this is under the "Currency" tab in Regional Options.  Changing under 
the "Numbers" tab only does not do the trick. 

Apply and OK>Apply your way out. 

Gord Dibben Excel MVP 

On Sun, 3 Aug 2008 09:37:00 -0700, SGM <SGM@discussions.microsoft.com>

>how do i set up $(230) for negative values instead of "-" in excel

8/3/2008 5:27:47 PM

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