replace values in a cell with nothing blank

Hi Experts

Need a formula or macro to replace all cell values that start with letter o or e..could be caps and have 6 numbers after the letter with a -...
1. O123356 to -
2. e787657 to -

Data range c2:cz20000
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ProfessorJimJamMicrosoft Excel ExpertCommented:
put this in DA and drag left and down


pls try

Sub macro()
For Each c In Range("C2:CZ20000")
    If UCase(c) Like "O######" Or UCase(c) Like "E######" Then
        c = "'-"
    End If
End Sub

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EDIT Corrected code

ProfessorJimJamMicrosoft Excel ExpertCommented:
also a better one. use below, put this in DA1 and drag left and down.

since you asked for formula solution, here is the formula.

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route217JuniorAuthor Commented:
Thanks for the feedback
ProfessorJimJamMicrosoft Excel ExpertCommented:
i misunderstood your question, here is the correct formula put this in DA1 and drag left and down

route217JuniorAuthor Commented:
Professor Jim jam. ..the formula partly works it still leaves the numbers numerical value...need to remove that too...

So o123456 equal - not 123456
ProfessorJimJamMicrosoft Excel ExpertCommented:
then use this


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