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Excel ###### tags when copy and pasting

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Whenever i copy and paste into Excel from notepad document the cell just fills with ######.

The cell is set to text format.

The cell is set to word wrap also.

greatful for guidance
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Set the cell format to General instead of Text (Text is only necessary if you have numbers that you want treated as text). If you use Text and the text is between 256 and 1024 characters, you will just see ####.
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