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place space delimited data on to different columns of excel

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I have excel 7 loaded.

When i copy/paste space delimited data into excel, instead of data appearing in different columns, all data appears on the same column in excel

How do i tweak excel to put all space delimited data on different columns.
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Question by:gram77
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You can use Data-Text to Columns to separate the data into individual columns.

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by:gram77
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how do i react to the menu--> submenu
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by:Curt Lindstrom
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You can use Text to Columns to separate data after you copied to 1 column.

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On Step 1 of the wizard, choose "Delimited", On Step 2 select "Comma" and then on Step 3 just click the Finish button.
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by:jppinto
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...this of course, I'm just "guessing" because I didn't saw a sample file/data from you.
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by:Curt Lindstrom
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Sorry jppinto, my screen was empty when I posted.

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No problem... :)
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by:ghemstrom
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jppinto: Choose delimited but select (input) <space> character as the delimiter??? etc
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by:Angelgeo
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On the Data menu, click Text to Columns.
In Step 1 of the Convert Text To Columns Wizard, make sure that the Delimited option is selected, and then click Next.
In Step 2 of the Convert Text To Columns Wizard, click to select the "Space" check box under Delimiters, and then click Finish.
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excellent
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