When formatting numbers entered into a cell the first numbers in the cells are often overlayed with a box or square. The squares seem to come and go, and the normal numbers can be printed. Can these Squares be eliminated? Do I need some kind of a patch? How would I know?
Am using Excel97 which was part of Office97 Professional Edition obtained from Gateway 2000. The boxes seem to appear when I use the Currency Style button,$,on the toolbar. The boxes are over the first digits of the formatted columns. Another quirk that I have encountered is that when I manually narrow column widths numbers in the columns change to ######. Is this normal to indicate that the column is too narrow?