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I am trying to import some data into excel from a tab seperated file. However, column G, which is a numercial sequence of 11 characters, normally beginning with 1, is importing as a bizarre format, i.e. "1.0003E+11". how can I amend the import stage so it maintains the correct format of the data? weirdly it only seems to affect some rows of data and not all.
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Hi pma111,

The maximum numbers you can put in one cell is 15 digit. so I guess you just have to change format of that column General To Number format.


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