using excel windows 98

i have a table of 100's of figures that are all in text, ie:

12 34 45 56 67 78
56 78 23 78 34 67
23 89 45 78 87 21
each number in it's own cell,

but i have loads of them

how can i get a decimal point in front of all of them, so they all show like
this

..12 .34 .45 .56 .67 .78
..56 .78 .23 .78 .34 .67
..23 .89 .45 .78 .87 .21

i have looked in the cells settings and can not find a way myself, i have
been told to check a box to default the decimal point, but this is when you
have an empty sheet, not when you have already entered the figures.

any ideas.

thanks

Jason


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jc
6/22/2004 7:40:19 PM
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One way ..

Enter 100 in an empty cell and copy it

Select the table of figs
Click Edit > Paste special > Divide > OK

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"jc calling" <thank you for you valued help> wrote in message
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> i have a table of 100's of figures that are all in text, ie:
>
> 12 34 45 56 67 78
> 56 78 23 78 34 67
> 23 89 45 78 87 21
> each number in it's own cell,
>
> but i have loads of them
>
> how can i get a decimal point in front of all of them, so they all show
like
> this
>
> .12 .34 .45 .56 .67 .78
> .56 .78 .23 .78 .34 .67
> .23 .89 .45 .78 .87 .21
>
> i have looked in the cells settings and can not find a way myself, i have
> been told to check a box to default the decimal point, but this is when
you
> have an empty sheet, not when you have already entered the figures.
>
> any ideas.
>
> thanks
>
> Jason
>
>


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demechanik (4694)
6/22/2004 7:49:20 PM
THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU  :-)

cheers mate, well done.

Jason


"Max" <demechanik@yahoo.com> wrote in message
news:OknQbIJWEHA.1144@TK2MSFTNGP10.phx.gbl...
> One way ..
>
> Enter 100 in an empty cell and copy it
>
> Select the table of figs
> Click Edit > Paste special > Divide > OK
>
> --
> Rgds
> Max
> xl 97
> --
> Please respond, in newsgroup
> xdemechanik <at>yahoo<dot>com
> ---
> "jc calling" <thank you for you valued help> wrote in message
> news:ubDaHDJWEHA.584@TK2MSFTNGP09.phx.gbl...
> > i have a table of 100's of figures that are all in text, ie:
> >
> > 12 34 45 56 67 78
> > 56 78 23 78 34 67
> > 23 89 45 78 87 21
> > each number in it's own cell,
> >
> > but i have loads of them
> >
> > how can i get a decimal point in front of all of them, so they all show
> like
> > this
> >
> > .12 .34 .45 .56 .67 .78
> > .56 .78 .23 .78 .34 .67
> > .23 .89 .45 .78 .87 .21
> >
> > i have looked in the cells settings and can not find a way myself, i
have
> > been told to check a box to default the decimal point, but this is when
> you
> > have an empty sheet, not when you have already entered the figures.
> >
> > any ideas.
> >
> > thanks
> >
> > Jason
> >
> >
>
>


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jc
6/22/2004 8:09:21 PM
Pleasure' Jason !
Glad it worked ..
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Rgds
Max
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"jc calling" <thank you for you valued help> wrote in message
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> THANK YOU THANK YOU THANK YOU  :-)
>
> cheers mate, well done.
>
> Jason


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demechanik (4694)
6/22/2004 8:35:48 PM
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