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Date into Fractions in Excel 2007

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I have a pdf which i right-click the table and choose "open table in spreadsheet" option.  This then shows my values in excel.  However all of my fracations are turned into dates.  How do i keep the fractions from changing into dates?  

I've tried formating the cells to show as fraction however it just shows me a whole number.  
pdf-to-excel.pdf
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Question by:ansonindustries
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by:Raheman M. Abdul
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Select the cells -> Right click ->format cells -> Numeric
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by:ansonindustries
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that does not solve my problem,  i need to show the values as fractions just like in the pdf.
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Raheman M. Abdul earned 2000 total points
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Sorry Ignore my earlier comment

Instead of choosing open in spreadsheet
Try
clicking "Copy as Table"   and Open excel and Paste
It works for me
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by:ansonindustries
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perfect works great!
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