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Excel 2016 - Copy Text With Leading Dash Into Cell

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Bob CollisonFlag for Canada asked on
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Hi Experts,

When I copy the following text into an Excel 2016 Cell it makes it into a Formula.  See Below.

Original Cell Contents:
-Scouts Canada-Central Escarpment Council-Burlington Area-1st Carlisle Group-1st Carlisle A Crew

Text To Be Pasted Into Cell:
 -Scouts Canada-Central Escarpment Council-Burlington Area-Burlington Co-op Camp Committee

Paste Result:
=AK4-Scouts Canada-Central Escarpment Council-Burlington Area-Burlington Co-op Camp Committee-Scouts Canada-Central Escarpment Council-Burlington Area-Burlington Co-op Camp Committee

How do I get ti to just accept the text?

Thanks,
Bob C.
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