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Why do totals that are grearter than 100 get ####
How can that be changed
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3/9/2007 2:37:05 PM
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Try and widen the column and see if that helps
Paul B
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Feedback on answers is always appreciated!
Using Excel 2002 & 2003

"2141233" <2141233@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message 
> Why do totals that are grearter than 100 get ####
> How can that be changed 

3/9/2007 2:39:38 PM
Because the cell width is too small
Widen it: (a) double click the bar between the column header and the one to 
the right to make an exact fit, or (b) drag the bar to make the cell wider, 
or (c) select column; use Format Columns and set the width
best wishes
Bernard V Liengme
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> How can that be changed 

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