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What is Excel Date Playing At?
I wanted to put a date into a field, but did not want it formatted. In fact it could just represent any 6 digit number; not a date at all.
So I put 050811 (today's date the British way DD MM YY)
And Excel in its infinite wisdom changed it to:
It has done this before, which is why I did not want to put " / / " in the number.
But why would a 6 digit number be formatted and changed to a totally different date?
And how can I turn it off please?
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