Excel sheet - default negative number entry to be (100) not -100

hi Folks
How can I set up my worksheets to have negative numbers appear automatically as (100) instead of -100? Want to make this the default setting on all worksheets.
Thanks.
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Rgonzo1971Commented:
Hi,

Use a Custom format

like this

#'##0.00,(#'##0.00)

See example

Regards
Format.xlsx
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agwalshAuthor Commented:
Thanks - I get that it's using a custom format but what I want to know is how can I set up my sheets so that when I automatically create a new workbook/sheet, that is the default setting?
Thanks.
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Rgonzo1971Commented:
Hi,
to have all worksheets with this format

Create a template worksheet Book.xltx and change style Normal to have the formatting you like. Save in your XLSTART folder

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agwalshAuthor Commented:
@Rgonzo1971 - yum...that's IT. I couldn't remember the exact steps. Where will I find the XLSTART folder? (and is it likely to be somewhere else...I have to show other people how to do this so want to have the bases covered ..woo-hoo. Thank you :-)
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Rgonzo1971Commented:
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agwalshAuthor Commented:
Exactly what I wanted :-) Thank you
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