troubleshooting Question

evaluate a negative number

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excel 2010 vba

The data is being grabbed off a worksheet

Trying to catch a negative number and do stuff with it..

Dim CellDataEvaluate As String
' for example
CellDataEvaluate =  -0.82

' catch a negative number
 If IsNumeric(CellDataEvaluate) And InStr(1, CellDataEvaluate, ".") And InStr(1, CellDataEvaluate, "-") < 0 Then   ' this should catch a negative string
                             CellDataEvaluate = CDec(CellDataEvaluate)

The line above is not catching a negative number ?

Chris Raisin
Director/Owner Eastern Contract Bridge Centre

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