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excel filter problem

Posted on 2016-08-15
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I have a column where some values contain **    when i use that as a text filter option, it is sensing a wildcard.
how can i filter and catch these?
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Use a tilde before each character that isn't a wildcard, like this:

~*~*
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use  Tidle images.png
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worked like a charm
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